A port town since early centuries and also known as the spice coast of India, Cochin
offers you some fascinating snippets of history and culture. Relax and unwind at
the hotel. In the evening enjoy a relaxing sunset cruise.
Day 01: Arrival Cochin
Sightseeing exploration tour to many fascinating highlights of Cochin which include
- The Jewish Synagogue, Jew Town, St. Francis Church which is the oldest European
Church in India, the Santa Cruz Basilica built in 1557 by the Portuguese, the Dutch
Palace, the Spice market and the 15th century Chinese fishing nets believed to have
been brought by Chinese traders. In the evening, enjoy the traditional dance recital
of Kerala, Kathakali.
Day 02: Cochin to Munnar
Drive to Munnar a hill station with sprawling estates, rolling hills, sparkling waterfalls,
picture postcard hamlets and undulating valleys. Check into your hotel and unwind.
Enjoy the natural beauty of Munnar.
Day 03: Munnar
Visit the tea museum and or the Eravikulam National Park (home to the endangered
Nilgiri Thar). Walk through the local enchanting tea estates.
Day 04: Munnar
Drive to Periyar with its undulating hills, spice plantations, and elephant sightings.
One of the 27 tiger reserves in India, the Periyar valley in Thekkady is the oldest.
Check into your hotel. Either have the rest of the day at leisure or go on a spice
plantation tour where you will be enticed by the aroma of spices like cinnamon, cardamom,
pepper and nutmeg. Go for a boat ride in the evening to sight elephants and other
Day 05: Munnar to periyar
Escorted jungle trek involving bamboo rafting. Enjoy a full body rejuvenating massage.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 06: Kumarakom - Stay in resort
Drive to Kumarakom and embark on private houseboat and cruise on the canals, lakes
and coves. Luxurious boats with well appointed bedrooms. Sunbathe on the deck or
observe the palm fringed landscape. Observe the countryside lifestyle. Stop at villages,
paddy fields and other places enroute. Overnight on board.
Day 07: Kumarakom to Alleppey ( House Boat)
After breakfast on the board, disembark at the jetty and depart by road to Kovalam.
Arrive and check-in at hotel. Evening at leisure. Overnight at hotel
Day 08: Alleppey to kovalam
The most popular and favorite beach, situated 16kms away from the capital city of
Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram with three adjacent crescent beaches. The covering of
the beautiful rocky mass has created a paradise of calm water and a splendid choice
for sun bathing. Beach lovers have plenty of leisure facilities like Ayurvedic health
resorts, herbal body massages, shopping malls, massage parlours, convention centers
Day 09: Kovalam
Day Trip to kanyakumari.
Day 10: Kovalam
Departure transfer to Trivandrum airport for return flight