Kochi (colonial name Cochin) is a vibrant city situated on the south-west coast of the Indian peninsula in the breathtakingly scenic and prosperous state of Kerala, hailed as 'God's Own Country'. Its strategic importance over the centuries is underlined by the sobriquet Queen of the Arabian Sea. Informally, Cochin is also referred to as the Gateway to Kerala.
Munnar was the summer capital of the British in southern India. Munnar was developed to cultivate tea plants by British although it was first discovered by Scottish planters. Munnar is located at the confluence of three mountain streams Mudra puzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Once, Munnar was the summer resort of the British government in South India. There is much more about Munnar that simply cannot be put in words. We totally informed about this magnificent hill retreat before embarking on a tour. Munnar is also known as the Kashmir of Kerala. The formal history was wrote since the 10th century; the first British who visits the area was the Duke of Wellington, in 1790, during the British Raj, at the same time also migrated to Munnar and nearby places was occupied by them.
Thekkady in Kerala State, India's largest wildlife sanctuary is a dream destination for any tourist visiting India. The 120 years old 'Surki' dam built across Peryiar, Poorna in Vedic parlance, is a major tourist attraction. This sanctuary is spread over an area of 777 Sq.Kms, surrounded by an artificial lake over an area of 25 Sq.Kms.The Country's sole Tiger reserve, Thekkady, with its bountiful treasures of tropical flora and fauna is the ultimate reservoir of many an endangered species and a rich tribal culture. Thekkady is a pleasant heaven on earth for those who love nature in its wild manifestations.
Alappuzha/ Alleppey Built in the 9th century AD, Alleppey, called Alappuzha lies on the edge of the great Ashtamudi Lake. With the Arabian Sea on the west and a vast labyrinth of lakes, lagoons and several freshwater rivers criss-crossing it, Alappuzha is a district of immense natural beauty.
Related to the Venice of the East by travellers from around the world, this Backwater Country is also home to diverse range of animals and birds. It has always been honored a unique place in the maritime history of Kerala for its proximity to the sea. Alleppey has earned fame in the commercial world as the world's premier supplier of coir.
Today, Alleppey has emerged as a Backwater Tourist Centre, beckoning thousands of foreign tourists each year. Alleppey is also famous for its Boat races, Houseboat Holidays, Beaches, Marine Products and Coir Industry. Every year, during August-September, Alleppey wakes up to the pulsating Nehru Cup Snake Boat Race, a water sport unique to Kerala.
Kovalam is an internationally renowned beach with three adjacent crescent beaches. It has been a favourite haunt of tourists since the 1930s. A massive rocky promontory on the beach has created a beautiful bay of calm waters ideal for sea bathing.
The leisure options at this beach are plenty and diverse. Sunbathing, swimming, herbal body toning massages, special cultural programmes and catamaran cruising are some of them. The tropical sun acts so fast that one can see the faint blush of coppery tan on the skin in a matter of minutes. Life on the beach begins late in the day and carries on well into the night. The beach complex includes a string of budget cottages, Ayurvedic health resorts, convention facilities, shopping zones, swimming pools, Yoga and Ayurvedic massage centres.
Kanyakumari (also spelt as Kanniyakumari) district is bounded by Tirunelveli district in the north and northeast, by Kerala state in the northwest and confluence of Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean in the west and south. The coastline is almost regular except for some points of land projecting into the sea at Cape Comorin. Kanyakumari is the district headquarters of the district of the same name.
What is included in the tour
- Pickup & Drop Airport/Station
- Accommodation on Twin Sharing Basis.
- Daily Breakfast.
- Sightseeings as per itinerary in an exclusive ac vehicle (On Disposal).
- All Hotel Taxes.
What is NOT included in the tour
- Any Train/Airfare
- Any kind of Drinks
- Porter Charges (if any)
- Any Meals.
- Personal Expences
- Entry Fees
- Anything NOT mentioned in the Inclusions..
- Day 1: Arrive Cochin Airport / Railway Station (1.30 hrs.) - Stay at Cochin.
- Day 2: Arrive Cochin & Drive To Munnar ( 4 Hrs.)
- Day 3: Munnar Local Sightseeing In Tea Plantation
- Day 4: Munnar Hotel To Thekkady Drive ( 4 Hrs.)
- Day 5: Thekkady Hotel To Drive Alleppey ( 3 Hrs.)
- Day 6: Alleppey Hotel To Drive Kovalam ( 4 Hrs.)
- Day 7: Kovalam Hotel To Kanyakumari Day Trip
- Day 8: Kovalam Hotel To Trivandrum Drop ( 1 Hrs.)
Day 1: Arrive Cochin Airport / Railway Station (1.30 hrs.) - Stay at Cochin.
On arrival at Kochi ,Memorable Journey Start With God`s Own Country and further transfer to the hotel.Kochi (colonial name Cochin) is a vibrant city situated on the south-west coast of the Indian peninsula in the breathtakingly scenic and prosperous state of Kerala, hailed as 'God's Own Country'. Its strategic importance over the centuries is underlined by the sobriquet Queen of the Arabian Sea. Informally, Cochin is also referred to as the Gateway to Kerala. Visit Jewish synagogue, Chinese fishing nets, Mattancheri palace, Fort Kochi beach, Jew Street. Overnight stay at Hotel. The Dunes Continental or similar
Day 2: Cochin & Drive To Munnar ( 4 Hrs.)
After Breakfastr transfer to the Munnar hotel.Munnar is situated at the confluence of three mountain streams - Muthirapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala, and perched about 1600 m above sea level, the hill station of Munnar once used to be the summer resort of the erstwhile British administration in south India. This hill station is marked by vast expanses of tea plantations, colonial bungalows, rivulets, waterfalls and cool weather. It is also an ideal destination for trekking and mountain biking.Overnight stay at Munnar. Club9 Resort or similar.
Day 3: Munnar Local Sightseeing In Tea Plantation
After taking breakfast do some local sightseeing in Munnar. Visit the Kundale tea plantation, The High Range Club, Top Station, Mattuppetty, Devikulam, Chithirapuram, Marayoor, Pallivasal/Pothamedu, etc Evening free for leisure and shopping in Market.Overnight stay in Munnar. Club9 Resort or similar
Day 4: Munnar Hotel To Thekkady Drive ( 4 Hrs.)
This morning, After Breakfast drive from the land of tea plantations into the heart of the spice hills in Thekkady. The rest of the afternoon is free to enjoy a walk through the bustling spice market of Kumily village in Thekkady or you have the option of taking a boat cruise on Lake Periyar which is the best way to locate wildlife in Periyar Sanctuary (boats can be hired directly there).Blooming Paradise or similar,
Day 5: Thekkady Hotel To Drive Alleppey ( 3 Hrs.)
After breakfast proceed for Alleppey , you can enjoy sightseeing points in Alleppey, Enjoy nature with the Arabian Sea in the west and a vast network of Lakes, Lagoons and freshwater rivers criss-crossing it, Alappuzha is a district immense natural beauty. Referred to as the Venice of east by travelers from across the world. This backwater country is home to diverse animal and bird life. By virtue of its proximity to the sea, the town has always enjoyed a unique place in the maritime history of Kerala. AJ Park or similar.
Day 6: Alleppey Hotel To Drive Kovalam ( 4 Hrs.)
After having your breakfast , Half day sightseeing in Trivandrum including Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Puthen Malika palace, Napier Museum, Sree Chithra Art Gallery, Zoological Gardens, Reptile House, Observatory and Kanakakannu Palace. Relax and have leisure on the Kovalam beach- an internationally renowned beach. The leisure options at this beach are plenty and diverse – sunbathing, swimming, herbal body toning massages, special cultural programs, Catamaran cruising etc. Evening go for an Ayurvedic Massage (optional). Overnight stay at resort. Jeevan Beach Resort or similar.
Day 7: Kovalam Hotel To Kanyakumari Day Trip
After breakfast proceeds for local sightseeing Kanyakumari sightseeing. Kanyakumri beach, Sunrise/ Sunset point, Kanyakumri Temple, Triveni sangam. Come back & take your dinner. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kovalam. Jeevan Beach Resort or similar.
Day 8: Kovalam Hotel To Trivandrum Drop ( 1 Hrs.)
After breakfast we checkout from hotel and proceed for Trivandrum by road. On arrival you will be transferred to the airport/railway station to board the flight/Train back to home. Tour Ends With Happy Memories .