Day 1: Arrival in Cochin
As soon as you will arrive at Cochin airport, our tour representative will meet you there. He will transfer you to the pre-booked hotel in an air-conditioned car. You will check into the hotel and relax. Rest of the day is free for independent activities.
Overnight stay at Cochin.
Day 2: Explore Cochin
After breakfast, you will leave for the sightseeing tour of Cochin, the largest city in Kerala. This city has become a great hit among the tourists all across the globe because of its amazing hideouts and getaways. At first you will visit the Fort Cochin. It is famous for Chinese Fishing nets, picturesque beaches and marvelous architectural style of the buildings. Next, you will visit the Santa Cruz Basilica. This Cathedral is an important Basilica in the Fort Kochi. Its architecture is a treat to the eyes. Thereafter, you will visit the Hill Palace Museum which is not only Kerala’s first heritage museum but also the largest archeological museum in Kerala. Then, you will enjoy the local cuisines of Kochi at any of the local restaurants.
Post-lunch, you will visit the Museum of Kerala History which is located at Edappally. This museum is a must visit place for the ardent lovers of history. Next, you will enjoy the magnificent Jew Synagogue which was built in 1568 and is one of the active synagogues.
In the evening, you can enjoy the traditional Kathakali dance at the Kathakali center. Return to your respective hotel rooms for a comfortable overnight stay in the hotel at Cochin.
Day 3: Cochin- Athirapally (66 kms)
Once done with the breakfast, you will drive towards your next destination, Athirapally which is famous for the rivers, forests and beautiful waterfalls. Once in Athirapally, you can check into the hotel and relax. Later, you will visit the most famous Athirapally falls and enjoy the serene atmosphere. The water falls from a height of 80 feet through various streams and it is the biggest waterfalls in Kerala.
You can enjoy your evening by walking around this famous waterfall and bask in the beauty of the mesmerizing landscape around you. Overnight stay at Athirapally.
Day 4: Athirapally-Valparai (82 kms)
After breakfast, you will leave for Valparai, which is the only hill station in the world that has 12 dams and hydro electric power stations. On the way, you will visit Sholayar Dam and then move towards the tea town of Valparai. Once in Valparai, you will check into the hotel and relax. You are free in the evening and can utilize this time for personal use.
Overnight stay at Valparai.
Day 5: Explore Valparai
After breakfast, you can rest in the hotel. There are tea plantations and you can take walks in them and enjoy the amazing weather of the place. Overnight stay at Valparai.
Day 6: Valparai-Palaghat (111 kms)
After the breakfast, you will drive towards the Western Ghats and will reach the plains of Tamil Nadu. Then you will reach Palaghat and check-into the hotel and relax. In the evening you can explore the villages, take long walks or take some short cycling trips along some small and winding roads. Visit the local village temple to take a look at the evening rituals and pooja.
Overnight stay at Palaghat.
Day 7: Palaghat-Sultan’s Bathery (174 kms)
After breakfast, you will leave for Sultan’s Bathery which is located in the hill country of Wayanand. On the way you can well visit the elephant stables at Guruvayoor (Guruvayur) which is also an elephant training centre. Here, the elephants are trained to serve Lord Krishna and also to participate in various festivals that take place throughout the year.
Overnight stay at Sultan’s Bathery.
Day 8: Sultan’s Bathery
After breakfast, you can take walk in the lush green coffee plantations. Then, you can visit the ever famous Edakkal Caves which are almost 5000 years old. You will see the amazing new stone age pictorial writings on the walls of these natural caves at Edakkal are the evidence of the civilizations that existed in the regions in the pre-historic times. Next, you can visit the Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary which is rich in flora and fauna.
Overnight stay at Sultan’s Bathery.
Day 9: Sultan’s Bathery-Thalassery (Tellicherry) (116 kms)
After eating breakfast at the hotel, you will leave for Tellicheryy and trust us the ride is every bit worth watching. You can also visit the local Moplah home and can enjoy the local cuisine there.
Overnight stay at Thalassery (Tellicherry).
Day 10: Exploring Thalassery (Tellicherry)
After breakfast, you will leave for the sightseeing tour of Thalassery. You will commence your tour with Shree Jagannath Temple which holds a special importance due its reason of establishment. It is said this temple was built by Sree Narayana Guru in order to abolish the social evil of caste system, thus the temple was open for all. Next, you will visit the Andaloor Kavu and thereafter, you will visit the Sree Rama Swami Temple. This temple was built by Lord Parsuram who is said to be an incarnation of Lord Vishnu.
In the evening, you will return to the hotel for a comfortable overnight stay at Thalaserry.
Day 11: Thalaserry-Cochin -Mararikulam
After breakfast, you will leave towards Cochin railway station to board your train to Mararikulam. On arrival, you will check-in the hotel to relax. Later you will visit Mararikulam Beach which was rated as one of the world’s top five HAMMOCK BEACH by National Geographic survey. Later you will visit a small town named as Cherthala, which is famous for the Thiruayranikkulam Kalathil temple and Kadavil Bhagavathi temple.
Overnight stay at Mararikulam.
Day 12: Mararikulam – Cochin (43 kms)and departure
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will leave for Cochin. On arrival, you will be dropped at Cochin International Airport to board your flight to home/next destination.
• Hotels will accommodate for 11 nights on the basis of Bed and Breakfast.
• Airport transfers with staff assistance.
• A warm welcome at Cochin airport on arrival.
• Transport will be Air-conditioned.
• Wherever available a Guide will be provided; well versed with speaking English.
• All taxes are currently applicable.
• Entrance fee of any kind.
• Travel Insurance.
• Supplement of any peak season.
• All sort of personal level expenses such as drinks, telephone, laundry bills etc.
• Any type of Tips and porter charges
• Any additional expenses incurred due to any flight delay or cancellation, weather conditions, political closures, technical faults etc.
• Any other service/s not specified above.
This Malabar Coast Tour Package is one of the best trips that you will take into your lifetime. The amazing beaches, the pleasant weather, and the historical monuments will make this tour fun filled. We are sure that you will take away a bag full of happy memories and joyous moments.
|Duration||11 Nights / 12 Days|
|Places Covered||Cochin - Athirapally - Valparai - Palaghat - Sultan’s Bathery - Thalassery (Tellicherry) - Mararikulam - Cochin (Departure)|
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