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 Athirappily falls in the Thrissur district of Kerala. The landscape around the falls will leave you spellbound completely. In the evening, you can either enjoy the traditional Kathakali dance at the Kathakali center or you can take a stroll at the Marine drive.
Return to your respective hotel rooms for a comfortable overnight stay in the hotel at Cochin.
Day 3: Cochin- Munnar (130 kms)
After the breakfast, you will drive towards the next destination, Munnar which is famous for tea plantations. Once in Munnar, check into the hotel and relax. Post-lunch, you will visit the Eravikulam National Park which is a home to rare and endangered species like Tiger, Leopard, Nilgiri Tahr, Gaur, Sambhar Deer and many more. Next, you will visit the Mattupetty Dam which is one of the famous tourist places in Munnar. You can enjoy a nice stroll by the lake or can try boating. After that you will visit the Atukkad Waterfalls which is a great trekking spot in Munnar. There are various romantic cascades of Attukad where you can spend a good evening with your loved ones.
At last, you can visit the tea museum and have a leisure walk around the tea plantations. Overnight stay at Munnar.
Day 4: Munnar-Periyar (97 kms)
Once done with the breakfast, you will leave for your next destination, Periyar. After reaching this place, you will check-in the hotel for short relax. Later you will embark upon half day sightseeing wherein you will visit Periyar National Park and Periyar lake, which has boating facility and you can easily see wild elephants playing in the lake.
Overnight stay at Periyar.
Day 05: Periyar – Houseboat
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will leave towards backwaters. On reaching the place, you will board the houseboat and start the mesmerizing backwater cruising. You will enjoy the most enthralling holiday experience at this place and will be served with the delicious local food inside the houseboat.
Overnight in the houseboat.
Day 06: Houseboat – Kovalam (211 kms)
Have breakfast at the houseboat, then you will leave for the next spot, Kovalam. After reaching this place, you will check-in the hotel for short relax. Rest of the day is free for independent activities.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 07: Explore Kovalam
Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will go for sightseeing in Kovalam. You will commence your trip by visiting the Lighthouse Beach which is located at the Malabar coast and is the largest of Kovalam. Next, you will visit the Thiruvallam Parasurama Temple which is a 2000 year old temple. This temple is the only temple in the world that is dedicated to Lord Parasurama, who is believed to be the mythological creator of Kerala. After that you will visit the Samudra Beach and enjoy the setting sun. After a wonderful day, you can return to your hotel and enjoy.
Overnight stay at Kovalam.
Day 8: Kovalam-Thrivandrum and Departure
Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will leave for Trivandrum. On arrival, you will be dropped at Trivandrum airport to board you flight to home/next destination.
• Hotels will accommodate for 7 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.
Kerala is known as “God’s own Country”. It has all the beautiful hill stations and waterfalls and many other attractions. This state is free from air pollution and offers you a calm and serene atmosphere. You can enjoy the five famous destinations in this Kerala Essence Tour Package, namely, Cochin, Munnar, Periyar, Kovalam, and Trivandrum.
|Duration||07 Nights / 08 Days|
|Places Covered||Cochin - Munnar - Periyar - Kovalam - Trivandrum (Departure)|
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