This tour is ideal for families taking vacation to Kerala.
On arrival at Trivandrum International Airport our representative will receive you and will transfer you to the hotel at Kovalam which is 15 km from the Trivandrum. Spend the day at leisure and in the evening relax yourself in the beach side. Overnight stay is arranged at Kovalam.
In the morning proceed for sightseeing tour in and around Trivandrum. Trivandrum the capital of Kerala is located at the west coast of India, with trading traditions dating back to 1000 BC. Sightseeing tour around Trivandrum includes visit to Padmanabhaswami Temple, Srichitra Art Gallery, Napier Museum and Zoo. Kovalam is a beach town and it means grove of coconut trees. In the evening travel back to Kovalam, where overnight stay is arranged.
Check out from the hotel after breakfast and head to Aleppey. Drive to Aleppey will take around 3 hours time (160 KM), enjoy the natural beauty throughout the drive. Check into the houseboat on arrival. Enjoy ravishing overnight backwater cruise in delightfully decorated houseboats. Let your eyes spot skim past Chinese fishing nets, local inhabitants engaged in making coir products, rustic homes, bowed-down paddy fields and ancient temples and swaying coconut groves while cruising in these luxury house boats. Food will be served on-board. Overnight stay is arranged in the houseboat.
Check out after the breakfast and drive to Kumarakom which is located 50 KM from Aleppey. In the afternoon our representative will take you for local sightseeing in and around Kumarakom. Kumarakom located near Kottayam, famous for its backwater tourism is set in the backdrop of Vembanad Lake. You can enjoy the beauty of Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary where you can spot many species of Migratory birds. And also the backwater which is spread over 900 sq. Km. In Kumarakom overnight stay is arranged.
After the breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to Thekkady/Periyar which is located 112 KM from Kumarakom. On arrival you will be taken to the resort, a highly picturesque resort ideal for unwinding. Thekkady holds one of the extremely interesting wild life reserves in the world. The Periyar Wild Life Sanctuary spread across 777 sq km and 360 sq km of this is thick evergreen forest. It was declared as Tiger Reserve in 1978 because of its diversity of wild life, scenic natural beauty and its geographical features Get refreshed and simmer down by enjoying a boat safari through the Scenic Periyar Lake in the evening. Activities like Spice Plantation visit, Bamboo Rafting, Trekking and Elephant Ride can be done at an extra cost. Overnight stay is arranged in Thekkady.
In the morning check out from the hotel after breakfast and proceed to Munnar (95 KM) which will take around 2 hours. Enjoy the climate and natural beauty during the drive to Munnar. Check into hotel on arrival and relax for rest of the day. Overnight stay in Munnar.
Morning after a refreshing breakfast, explore the picturesque hill station, Munnar. Munnar is 1600 Meter above sea level and situated at the confluence of three mountain streams – Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundale. Matt petty Dam, Kundale Lake and Echo point are the major attractions of local sightseeing in Munnar. In Rajamalai, you can see rare species of mountain goat called “Nilgiri Thars”. Activities like boating and horse riding can be done. Overnight stay in Munnar.
Check out the hotel after breakfast and drive down to Cochin (140 KM). Check into hotel on arrival. In the afternoon our representative will take you for local sightseeing in and around Cochin – “The Queen of Arabian Sea”. It was a major centre for commerce and trade with Dutch, British, and Portuguese etc. Santa Cruz Basilica Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Mattanchery Palace, Jewish Street, St. Francis Church and Chinese Fishing Nets are the main attractions in local sightseeing in Cochin. In the evening cultural show at Fort Cochin. Overnight stay is arranged in Cochin.
Morning time you can spend for shopping. In the afternoon check out from the hotel and drive to Athirapally Waterfalls which are located 90 KM from Cochin. Spend time for sightseeing in and around Athirapally. In the evening head back to Cochin International Airport 55 KM from Athirapally. Fly back home with a contented feeling about marvelous holiday you spent in the “God’s Own Country”.