God's Own Country - Amazing Kerala
7 Nights / 8 Days
Destinations Covered :
Trivandrum - Kovalam - Kollam - Allepy - Periyar
Day 01 : Trivandrum
On arrival at Trivandrum on your Kerala beach vacation, the travel executives
transfer you to Kovalam Beach where you find budget hotels to suit your
expenses. Rest of the day is free to relax on the beach. Overnight stay
at Kovalam and enjoy your Kerala Beach Vacation.
Day 02 : Kovalam
Overnight at the Kovalam beach resort or hotel where you also have an option
to enjoy an Ayurvedic massage to make your Kerala Beach vacation a memorable
Day 03 : Kollam
Take a morning drive to Kollam, the gateway of Kerala backwaters. Here you
will stay in a backwater resort on the bank of Ashtamudi Lake, one of the
most picturesque lakes in Kerala.
Day 04 : Alleppey
After the morning breakfast drive to Alleppey. Embark for the houseboat
cruise to Kumarakom. Cruise through the beautiful villages and lush paddy
fields. Overnight stay at the Houseboat.
Day 05 : Periyar
In the morning disembark the boat at Kumarakom and drive to 4hrs up into
the hills to Periyar (Thekkady), one of the most fascinating wildlife sanctuaries
in India, renowned for the herds of elephants and scenic beauty. Overnight
stay at Periyar.
Day 06 : Periyar
In the morning go for boat cruise in the lake to watch wild animals and
birds. An afternoon visit to the spice plantations like cardamom, pepper,
tea etc gives you sense of fulfillement of your tour. Overnight stay at
Day 07: Cochin
Morning drive 6 hrs to Cochin, the commercial capital of Kerala. Afternoon
go for boat cruise to visit the nearby Islands that are equally captivating.
In the evening watch a performance of Kathakali Dance. Overnight stay at
Cochin and enjoy a great Kerala Beach Vacation.
Day 08: Departure
In the last leg of your Kerala Beach Vacation, enjoy a tour of the historic
city of Cochin. In the morning, visit the historic Fort Cochin, also including
the enchanting Chinese fishing nets, St Francis Church, Mattancherry Palace
with it's well preserved vegetable dye murals and the Jewish Synagogue,
still in use today. After lunch, depart from the Airport or Railway station
for your onward journey or way back home.