Day 01 – Arrive From New Delhi To
Cochin -Our representative will receive you at the Cochin International
Airport and will escort you to the hotel. Feel at leisure in the evening
when you relax yourself in this picturesque 'port city'. Return to the
hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 02 – Cochin Tour -Set out on a guided sightseeing in Cochin.
Your itinerary here will include places like Fort Cochin, still keeping
alive its ancient Jew tradition, the Santa Cruz Basilica, Mattancherry
palace, St. Francis Church and more. The Jew’s street and the Chinese
fishing nets at Fort Cochin beach are the must see. Return to hotel for an
Day 03 – Cochin – Kodanadu - Munnar -Next morning drive down to
Munnar (4 ½ hrs), on the way visiting Kodanadu elephant training Camp. On
arrival, check into the hotel and relax for the rest of the day. Overnight
stay at the hotel will be arranged.
Day 04 – Munnar -Morning explore the picturesque hill station. Your
sightseeing itinerary will include Anaimudi (2,695 m), South India’s
highest peak, the Christ Church, the Evarikulam National Park, the
Rajamala Hills, Top Station and the Madupetty Dam. Travelers can also
indulge in activities like boating and horse riding here. Return to the
hotel for overnight stay.
Day 05 – Munnar - Periyar -After lunch proceed to Periyar, a highly
picturesque resort ideal for unwinding. Upon arrival you will be taken to
Spice Village. In the evening simmer down and get refreshed enjoying a
boat safari in the scenic Periyar Lake, occasionally winning the glance of
some rare varieties of birds and animals at Periyar National Park. Return
to hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 06 – Periyar -Enjoy a full day guided plantation tour. Relax
later in the evening. Overnight stay at Periyar.
Day 07 – Periyar – Kumarakom -After a refreshing breakfast, leave
for Kumarakom, a land lying on the banks of Lake Vembanad, enveloped with
stunning scenery. Engage in what the locals master in - pluck huge
coconuts and learn de-husking, breaking and grating them to prepare
delicious dishes, flavoured with exotic spices! Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary,
a home to thousand and more of rare species of birds, is also included in
the itinerary. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 08 – Kumarakom – Alleppey (houseboat) -After a refreshing
breakfast, set out on an enchanting overnight backwater cruise in
traditionally decorated houseboats. While cruising in these floating
luxury-villas, let your eyes settle for the rare and the unusual - skim
past Chinese fishing nets, bowed-down paddy fields, local inhabitants
engaged in making coir products, rustic homes, ancient temples and swaying
coconut groves. Food will be served onboard. Overnight stay in the
Day 09 – Alleppey - Kovalam -After a refreshing breakfast served
onboard, check out from the houseboat and drive to Kovalam. Up on arrival,
check in to a hotel. This beach town ranked high among international
tourists is an ideal destination to feel the tropical sun and to feel
contented about the golden suntan. Water enthusiasts have a lot of beach
activities to indulge in like - kayaking, swimming, surfing and skiing.
Occasionally walk into some of the certified massaging centers alongside
the beach and pamper yourself with an exotic herbal, body- toning massage.
Overnight to be spent at hotel near the beach.
Day 10 – Kovalam – Trivandrum – Kovalam -Morning set out on a
sightseeing tour to Trivandrum. Your itinerary will include places of
interests like Padmanabhaswami temple, renowned for its towering gopuras
and temples arts and paintings. The main pavilion of the temple stands
impressive with 400 marvelously granite carved pillars. Your guided
sightseeing tour will cover the rest of the attractions too. Later in the
evening travel back to Kovalam for an overnight stay.
Day 11 – Kovalam – Trivandrum - Departure To New Delhi
-Morning get dropped at Trivandrum International airport for your flight
back home, feeling contented about a wonderful holiday you spent in the
“God’s Own Country”.