Tour Duration: 12 Nights / 13 Days
Destinations Covered: Trivandrum - Kovalam - Kanyakumari - Quilon (Kollam) - Alleppey - Thekkady - Munnar - Cochin
Day 01: Trivandrum - Kovalam
As you arrive at Trivandrum, you'll be warmly welcomed and received by our tour representative who'll take you at Kovalam. When you reach, a check-in will be made at the resort. Unpack and unwind at the resort or walk down to the beach. Dinner and night stay will be at the resort.
Day 02: Kovalam
After enjoying an early morning breakfast, you are free to spend the entire day at leisure. Visit the beautiful and happening Kovalam Beach and indulge in water sports, like kayaking, surfing, parasailing, catamaran ride, and skiing. An Ayurvedic massage can also be opted to rejuvenate yourself. Return to the resort to spend the night.
Day 03: Kovalam - Kanyakumari - Kovalam
Satiate your morning hunger with a delicious breakfast. Thereafter, a short excursion to Kanyakumari will be made. The southernmost tip of India, Kanyakumari is the confluence of three different water bodies and is a major pilgrim center for Hindus. Popular places of tourist interest are Vivekananda Rock, Padmanabhapuram Palace and Suchindram Temple. Drive back to the resort and spend the remaining time at the beach. For dinner and night stay, come back to the resort.
Day 04: Kovalam - Quilon (Kollam)
Post a delectable breakfast, you'll travel to Kollam, the next destination in-line. On reaching, a check in at a lake resort will be made. This ancient port sited along the Malabar Coast, Quilon is a cashew trading and processing center. Spend the day relaxing at the resort whilst spectacular coconut groves, lush greenery, and soothing waters. Enjoy the lavish dinner served at the resort eatery, before you head for a good night sleep.
Day 05: Quilon (Kollam)
Take a palatable breakfast at the resort and head for a visit to the villages nearby. The vibrant cultures and traditions of the local people will enthrall you. Return to the resort and retreat back at the backwater recreation club. Post dinner, you can retire for the night.
Day 06: Kollam - Alleppey
Morning breakfast will be followed by a journey to Alleppey. Upon arrival, a check in will be made at a traditional houseboat. Enclosed by myriad rivers, lakes and canals, Alleppey is a beautiful water-locked paradise. You'll cruise through the backwaters. All meals will be served onboard. Night stay will be at the houseboat.
Day 07: Alleppey - Thekkady
You'll be driven to Thekkady after morning meal. When you reach, make a check-in at the hotel. Take some rest and refreshments and proceed to Periyar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary. The major attractions of the sanctuary are the great Indian tiger, boar, langur, bison and wild elephant, besides various other types of reptiles and birds. At noon, a boat ride in the lake will offer an astounding experience. Also, you can witness other wild animals wandering around in the forests. In the evening, you'll be back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 08: Thekkady
Pamper your taste buds with a tasty breakfast. Henceforth, you'll be out for a trip to the plantations. Nestled amidst the green hills and verdant highlands, Kerala is popular for spice plantations of cardamom, pepper and cinnamon. What's more, coffee and tea estate plantations are also abundant here. Before you end the day's tour, stroll through the local market to shop for aromatic spices. Thereafter, come back to the hotel to spend the night.
Day 09: Thekkady - Munnar
Revitalize yourself with a scrumptious breakfast. A journey to the next destination on the itinerary, Munnar, will be made. A check in at the resort will follow a city tour. The lush green forest covered hills, cascading waterfalls, pristine white clouds in motion and the clear blue sky attract thousands of tourists from all over the world. Walk through the tea gardens widely that seem to be spread like a huge green carpet. Overnight stay will be at the resort.
Day 10: Munnar
The day will start with an appetizing breakfast, followed by a full day tour od Munnar. Popular tourist destinations include Rajamalai National Park to spot Neel Thar (mountain goats), Eco-Point, Mattupetty Dam and Tata Tea Museum. Opt for a boat ride in the lake for a more exciting and blissful experience. The day will end with dinner and night stay at the resort.
Day 11: Munnar - Cochin
Post morning meal, you'll embark a journey to Cochin. Upon arrival, you'll be transferred to a heritage hotel. Considered to be one of the finest natural harbors in the world, Calicut has plenty of natural wonders to keep you glued to this ancient trade centre. Dinner and sleepover will be at the hotel.
Day 12: Cochin
The day will start with a toothsome breakfast and a full day tour of Cochin. The major tourist spots are Chinese Fishing Nets, Jewish Synagogue, Mattanchery Palace, and St. Francis Church. In the evening, you'll be entertained with a classic Kathakali dance performance narrating the Hindu epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata. Return to the hotel to spend the night.
Day 13: Cochin Departure
After morning meal, you'll be driven to the airport on-time to board the flight back home with happy and pleasurable memories of an astounding holiday.
If you are yet to land on God's Own Country, there isn't any better way than fulfilling your dream with Best of Kerala Vacation Package today!