General Information About This Tour
Kerala is famous especially for its ecotourism initiatives and beautiful backwaters.
Popular attractions in the state include the beaches at Kovalam, Kappad, Cherai and Varkala; backwater tourism and lake resorts around Ashtamudi Lake, Kollam; hill stations and resorts at Munnar, Wayanad, Nelliampathi, Vagamon and Ponmudi; and national parks and wildlife sanctuaries at Periyar and Eravikulam National Park. The “backwaters” region—an extensive network of interlocking rivers, lakes, and canals that centre on Ashtamudi Lake, Kollam, also see heavy tourist traffic. Heritage sites, such as the Padmanabhapuram Palace, Hill Palace, and Mattancherry Palace, are also visited. The city of Trivandrum ranks first in the total number of international and domestic tourists in Kerala.
Package Inclusions (6N/7D)
- Accommodation in Deluxe Hotel/Resorts/Houseboat.
- Usage of all facilities like Gym, Common room etc.
- Personal Car with a dedicated Chauffeur.
- Breakfast at the Resorts/Hotels.
- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner in the Houseboat.
- Flower decoration and candle light dinner in houseboat stay.
- Candle light dinner in Cochin.
- All applicable taxes.
Day 01 [Kochi]
Our representative will receive you on arrival at Kochi Railway station/ Airport.
Cochin sightseeing includes Fort cochin, Navy museum, St Francis church, Chinese fishing net, Santa clause basilica, Mattanchery palace, Jewish Synagogue, Marian Drive, Marine walk way, Boating, Tripunitura hill palace.
You can find some time for shopping at Cochin. Overnight accommodation at Cochin
Day 02 [Kochi to Munnar]
After breakfast at the resort proceed Munnar.
Local sightseeing tour will cover Signal Point View, Boating on the lake, Chinnakanal Falls, Valara waterfalls, Attukadu waterfalls, Mattupetty Dam (Indo-Swiss Project), Echo Point, Munnar sightseeing.
Eravikulam national park (Raja Malai): Twenty six species of mammals have been recorded in the park including the largest surviving population of Nilgiri tahr, estimated at about 750 individules. The other ungulates are gaur, Indian muntjac andsambar deer. Golden jackal, jungle cat, wild dog, dhole, leopard and tiger are the main predators.
You can also enjoy boating in the Lake, Rock climbing, Trekking (Optional). Overnight stay at Munnar.
Day 03 [Munnar to Thekkady]
After Breakfast at the resort proceed to Thekkady. Check into the resort.
Visit Periyar Lake, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary: Here you can see wild elephant, boar, deer, the great Indian tiger and more, mullaperiyar dam (you canwatch all these only while doing boating in the Lake),Motor boat cruise through Periyar Tiger Reserve, Optional –Spice Plantation Tour, Kathakali, Elephant ride, Elephant bath, Tribal dance, Musical fountain. Evening stroll in the spice market for shopping.
In the evening you can go for boat cruise in the lake and experience the wilderness, Enjoy watching
martial arts of Kerala, kathakali, elephant ride, bamboo rafting, jeep safari, natural walk, jungle patrol,
trekking and can go for ayurveda massages (optional). Overnight stay at the resort.
Day 04 [Thekkady to Alleppey]
After Breakfast at the resort proceed to Alleppey.
Check into the houseboat,Relax and enjoy the lunch along with the beautiful sight of Kerala backwaters, Houseboat will cruise through Vembanad lake (Asia’s biggest lake), paddy fields in Kuttanad -the place below the sea level (In the world there are two places where the paddy fields are below the sea level -Kuttanad and Holland), Narrow Canals, Krishnapuram Palace, Mullakkal Temple.
In the houseboat you will be greeted with welcome drink, tea, snacks, mineral water, lunch, dinner and
breakfast. Enjoy the Candle light dinner. Overnight stay at houseboat.
Day 05 [Alleppey to Kanyakumari]
After Breakfast at the houseboat proceed to Kanyakumari.
Sightseeing includes Kanyakumari beach which is the Sangam of Indian ocean, Bay of Bengal and Arabian sea.Visit Vivekananda rock, Watch sunset and stay at Kanyakumari, Famous temple visit.Visit the famous Vivekananda Memorial which is made from two rocky islands about 400 m offshore. Enjoy the sunset
Day 06 [Kanyakumari to Kovalam]
After Breakfast at the Resort proceed to Kovalam. Kovalam , a natural bay outlined by the Arabian Sea is known for its spectacular beaches. Check into the Resort.
Sightseeing includes light house beach, Howah Beach, Ashoka beach. Padmanabhaswamy Temple is a must see attraction. Dress code is Dhoti for Men & Saree for women. Overnight stay at the resort.
Day 07 [Kanyakumari to Trivandrum]
After Breakfast at the Resort proceed to Kochi or Trivandrum Railway station/ Airport before scheduled time of your flight or train.