- Start Date04/01/2021
- TypeGuided Tours
- Departure CityCOCHIN
- End CityTRIVANDRUM
- Cancellation policyUp to 24 hours
- Durations 10 days 09 nights
Drench yourself in the way of life of Kerala on this 10 Days Kerala Luxury Tour Packages visit through Southern India. The individuals are agreeable and include an assorted scope of conventions and religions. From Hindu to Syrian Christian, the mixture of the state can be seen in the engineering, found in sanctuaries, and tasted in the food. Remain with nearby families to accumulate a valid and interesting experience. From the tea estates to the Dutch Palace you will locate the genuine culture of India and never think back.
Your social investigation starts with your appearance in Cochin. The city is considered the “Door to Kerala.” The city’s history is saturated with the zest exchange and goes back more than 600 years. The class and richness of its past suffers today. Visit through the city to find the enduring magnificence of the old city, from the Chinese angling nets to the Paradesi Synagogue. The sea throws an enrapturing aroma of sweet, salty air around the esplanade.
The next day you will dare to Munnar. The retreat town territory is discovered high in the Western Ghats Mountains and is the biggest tea developing zone in Southern India. Cascades tumble over the slope. Elephants wait on the banks of the Mattupetty Reservoir. Investigate the region’s immaculate magnificence along the different strolling trails. Following two days in the mountains you will show up in Thekkady. The town is situated close to the Periyar National Park. Go through two days crossing the forests and savannah. Voyage along the lake and game drive through the wilderness looking for wild deer and tigers.
Once in Kottayam you will visit the first city in Quite a while to have arrived at a 100 percent education rate. The Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is in every case flush with an assortment of transitory winged animals. The following day you will venture to every part of the enchanting and quintessential trenches of Alleppey. You will go through the accompanying two days in Kovalam. The delicate, sandy sea shores are set close by the Arabian Sea. For an extraordinary and dazzling experience you can wander southward to the Cape of Comorin. Your last day will take you to Trivandrum, the capital of Kerala, where you will load onto your flight home.
- Discover the stunning history and culture of Cochin that goes back more than 600 years
- Witness the emerald greenery of Munnar, the tea manor capital of the south
- Explore the exciting Periyar Wildlife Reserve looking for elephant, buffalo, and the pined for Bengal tiger
- Enjoy the immaculate waters and shining sand of the Kovalam sea shores
- Traverse the flawless and beguiling trenches around Alleppey
- Visit the Cape of Comorin to see where three oceans meet
- Audio guide
- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks
- Pick-up and drop off
- Private tour
- Professional guide
- Special activities
- Transport by air-conditioned
DAY 01 - ARRIVE IN COCHIN – FINDING THE LOCAL ATTRACTION
Arrive Cochin, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Afternoon half day city tour visiting, St.Francis Church : Built in 1503 by Portuguese Franciscan Friars, this is India's oldest European church. Chinese Fishing Net : Lined along the sea front, these fishing nets exhibit a mechanical method of catching fish, introduced by Chinese traders from the court of Kublai Khan. Jewish Synagogue : Constructed in 1568, this is the oldest synagogue in the commonwealth. Destroyed in a shelling, during the Portuguese raid in 1662, it was rebuilt two years later by the Dutch. Night stay in Cochin.
DAY 02 – COCHIN TO MUNNAR – FINDING THE LOCAL ATTRACTION
After breakfast depart by surface to Munnar. enroute visiting Cheeyappara waterfalls, one of the best waterfalls in Kerala which is spread across two acres of evergreen forest. Munnar means three rivers and is located where three rivers namely – Mudirapuzha, Nallathanni & Kundalai rivers meet. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Evening at leisure. Night stay in Munnar.
DAY 03 – IN MUNNAR – TASTING THE TEAS AND LOOKING AT THE GREENERY
After breakfast enjoy the Munnar hills with its panoramic views and tea plantations visiting Mattupetty Dam and the lake situated at an altitude of 1700m. Afternoon at leisure. Night stay in Munnar.
DAY 04 – MUNNAR TO PERIYAR – LOOKING AT THE SKY IN OPE SPACES
After breakfast depart by surface to Thekkady. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Thekkady is one of the major destinations of the state of Kerala, the God’s own country. Due to its unmatched natural beauty and serenity, this small town is visited by a large number of tourists every year. The town also houses one of world’s most fascinating natural wildlife sanctuaries. Thekkady is also the major base point to access some of the other exotic sites in Kerala as well as in Tamil Nadu. A visit to Thekkady also provides you the opportunity to see wildlife at close ranges, besides the varied vegetation and a wide variety of birds. Lying at an altitude of 700-1900 m above sea level, Thekkady has a cool and comfortable climate. Out here, you can also go for treks and mountain walks. Afternoon at leisure. Night stay in Thekkady.
DAY 05 – IN PERIYAR – IMAGING THE WIND AND COLD
Thekkady has a lot to offer you in sightseeing. The name Thekkady, for those who have already visited this place, brings to mind images of elephants, unending chains of hills and spice-scented plantations. Moreover, the flora and fauna of the Periyar wildlife sanctuary is absolutely thrilling. The wildlife sanctuary here is the natural habitat of a wide variety of animal species. The Periyar Lake is a paradise for the nature lovers. It gives you an opportunity to observe the wild animals roaming in the jungle. The lake is also a birdwatcher’s delight. The greatest attraction of Periyar Lake, however, is the herds of wild elephants that come down to play in the lake. Moreover, the Sanctuary. Night stay in Thekkady.
DAY 06 – PERIYAR TO KOTTAYAM – LIVING IN THE HOME FOR A WILD LIFE
After breakfast depart by surface to Kottayam. On arrival check-in at Hotel. An important centre of the Syrian Christian community in Kerala, Kottayam is located between the palm-fringed backwaters on the west and the Western Ghats to the east. Also called the Rome of the East, the city is renowned for its churches and houses built in the colonial style. Kottayam shot into limelight when it was declared the first fully literate municipal town of India. The town is also the birthplace of the state/’s publishing industry and home to a number of globally renowned newspapers and magazines. Kottayam is derived from two Malayalam words —kotta and akkam— which, when combined, mean the interior of a fort. In 9th century AD Kottayam was a part of the Kulashekara Empire (AD 1090–1102) and was referred to as Vempolinad (the logical root of the Vembanad Lake). By about 1102, the empire split into the kingdoms of Thekkumkur and Vadakkumkur. Both these kingdoms were annexed by Marthanda Varma of Travancore between 1748 and 1754. During Marthanda Varma/’s reign, Kottayam received a prominent place among the princely states of the South. Afternoon city tour of Kottayam The lush paddy fields, the highlands, the extensive rubber, tea, coffee, teak, cardamom, and pepper plantations enchant all those who visit this little town. The panoramic backwaters here offer an ideal retreat to enjoy nature at its best. A visit to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary and Vembanad Lake provide you with beautiful sights besides offering you with an opportunity for boating and fishing. Night stay in Kottayam.
DAY 07 – KOTTAYAM TO ALLEPEY - THE GREAT CANALS OF SOUTHERN INDIA
After breakfast depart by surface to Allepey. On arrival board Houseboat for overnight cruise. With the Arabian sea on the west and a vast network of lakes, lagoons and fresh water rivers crisscrossing it, Alappuzha is a district of immense natural beauty. Referred to as the Venice of the East by travellers from across the world, this backwater country is also 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. Today, Alappauzha has grown in importance as a backwater tourist centre, attracting several thousands of foreign tourists each year. Alappuzha is also famous for its boat races, houseboat holidays, beaches, marine products and coir industry. A singular characteristic of this land is the region called Kuttanad. Overnight on board Houseboat cruising on Kerala's backwaters.
DAY 08 – ALLEPEY TO KOVALAM – LISTNING TO THE CALLING OF THE ARABIAN SEA
After breakfast disembark from Houseboat and straight depart by surface to Kovalam. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Afternoon at leisure. Sixteen kilometres away from Thiruvananthapuram lies Kovalam, an internationally renowned beach. The beach has been a favourite haunt of tourists, especially Europeans, since the 1930s. A visit to the beach provides you with plenty of leisure options. You can go for sunbathing, swimming and herbal body toning massages. Special cultural programmes are also organised here. Kovalam has been developed as an integrated seaside resort by the India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC). The beach complex includes the Ashoka Beach Resort (owned by ITDC), low-budget cottages, Ayurvedic health centres, shopping zones, and swimming pools. Night stay in Kovalam.
DAY 09 – IN KOVALAM – SAVOURING THE CONTENTMENT
Full day enjoy at Kovalam Beach & Kovalam Market. Night stay in Kovalam.
DAY 10 – KOVALAM TO TRIVANDRUM – MOVING TOWARDS HOME
In time transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination.