Duration: 13 Nights / 14 Days
Destinations: Cochin - Wayanad - Guruvayoor - Munnar - Thekkady - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Kovalam - Mumbai
Day 01 Cochin
On arrival at Cochin airport meet and transfer to Hotel for 02 nights. Kochi is the palm fringed commercial capital of Kerala. Rest of the day free to relax. Overnight at hotel
Day 02 Cochin
Cochin – Queen of Arabian seas, is one of the most interesting cities of India and has one of the finest natural harbors in the world. The ancient Temples, Churches and Synagogues in this district are of special interest to archeologists and historians. The Chinese fishing nets, the Jewish Synagogue, the Dutch palace and the Bolgatty palace in Cochin enrich the heritage of Kerala. After breakfast go for full day sightseeing tour of Cochin covering the above places. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 Cochin – Wayanad
Early morning check out and drive to railway station to catch train to Calicut. On arrival at Calicut railway station meet and transfer to Vythiri. Vythiri, an unexploited land by the tourist, situated in the northern part of the state. On arrival transfer by jeep to VYTHIRI RESORT, a beautiful eco friendly resort, constructed in 500 acres of private forestland, specially designed to fit into the natural landscape in perfect harmony with the surrounding flora and fauna. It is built in a vernacular style with its very own ‘tribal village’ designed to take you to the past. Overnight at resort.
Day 04 Wayanad
Full day free to relax at the resort and move around enjoying the beauty of the place. Overnight at resort.
Day 05 Wayanad – Guruvayoor
Morning check out and drive to Guruvayoor, which is one of the most sacred and important pilgrim centers of Kerala. Its main attraction is the Sree Krishna Temple. This historical temple is shrouded in mystery. This is a historic town with lots of history and life. Only Hindus are allowed inside the temple. On arrival check in at hotel for 01 night. Later to visit the elephant stable and mural paintings. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 06 Guruvayoor – Munnar
After breakfast drive to Munnar, the most beautiful hill station on the Western Ghats at about 1600 meters above sea level. There are lakes, reservoirs, forests and several tea estates. Anamudi, the highest peak in South India is near to this place. The Eravikulam National Park in Munnar is known for Nilgiri Thar, an endangered species. Munnar was the summer resort of British govt. in south. On arrival check in at hotel for 02 nights. Rest of the day free to relax. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07 Munnar
Munnar is most famous for its tea and nearly 55,000 acres of land covered with tea and look like a green carpet on earth. Morning drive to the Munnar hills to visit Eravikulam national park, Mattupetty dam, the scattered villages and later the tea factory. A visit to this beautiful hilly town (old Munnar) and the local market will be interesting. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08 Munnar – Thekkady
Morning check out and drive to Periyar, a land of unending chains of hills, spice scented plantations and elephants. Periyar, one of the most famous wildlife sanctuaries of South India famous for elephants. This is the only sanctuary in India where you can have the unique experience of viewing wildlife at the close quarters from the safety of a boat on Periyar Lake. On arrival check in at hotel for 02 nights. Evening go for 02 hours boat cruise in the lake to watch wild animals. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09 Thekkady
Early morning by 07:00 hrs go for Jungle walk to the forest with Forest guards. Today you will do soft trek for 04 hrs through the forest. Later back to hotel. Evening to visit spice plantations. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10 Thekkady – Kumarakom – Alleppey
After breakfast drive to Kumarakom on the eastern shores of the Vembanad Backwater, and on arrival check in at Houseboat to go for 22 hours cruise from Kumarakom to Alleppey. With the Arabian Sea on the west and a vast network of lakes, lagoons and fresh water rivers crisscrossing it, Alleppey is a district of immense natural beauty. Referred to as the ‘Venice of the East’ this backwater country is also home to divers animal and bird life. Today you will cruise through the world famous backwaters of Kerala. You will have stops to see the villages. Overnight at houseboat.
Day 11 Kumarakom – Alleppey – Kovalam
Morning have a relaxing breakfast on board. This is one of the most picturesque backwater cruise routes in the state. Around 1000 hours arrive at Alleppey and continue your journey to Kovalam and check in at SOMATHEERAM BEACH RESORT for 03 nights. Overnight at resort.
Day 12 Kovalam
Kovalam, one of Kerala’s most popular beaches is situated just 15 kms from Trivandrum. Full day free to relax by the beach or for own activities. Overnight at resort.
Day 13 Kovalam
Day at Leisure. Overnight stay at resort.
Day 14 Airport Drop
Morning free to relax by the beach. Later transfer to Trivandrum Airport to catch flight to Mumbai.