Kerala

Kerala is located on the southern tip of India with the Arabian Sea in the west and the Western Ghats towering 500 – 2700 m in the east. Kerala is divided into three regions – the coastal lowlands, the fertile midlands and the highlands. The lowlands of Kerala are networked by endless backwaters and the deltas of forty four rivers. The midlands are rich with cashew, coconut, areca nut, tapioca, banana, rice, ginger, pepper, sugarcane and vegetable plantations. The forested highlands abound in tea, coffee, rubber and spice plantations and wildlife.

INSPIRING KERALA

4Nights & 5days

Places Covered: Cochin-Munnar (2 Nights)-Kumarakom (2 Nights)-Cochin

Day - 1 : Arrival Cochin - Munnar

Arrival at Kochi airport and transfer to Munnar. On the way enjoy some waterfalls and natural scenic spots. On arrival at Munnar check into Hotel and relax for the rest of the day. Overnight stay at the hotel will be arranged.

Day - 2 : Munnar Sightseeing (1st Day)

After breakfast spend the day with local sightseeing. Situated at the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundale, Munnar is 1600 Meter above sea level. This majestic hill station was once the summer resort of the British government in South India. Local sightseeing of Munnar includes visit to Mattupetty Dam, Kundale Lake and Echo point. Overnight stay is at Munnar.

Day - 3 : Munnar Sightseeing (2nd Day)

After breakfast proceed to Rajamalai were the rarest species of mountain goat, "Nilgiri Thars", can be spotted. Top station is one of another tourist interesting place. Relax rest of the day. Overnight is at hotel in Munnar

Day - 4 : Munnar to Cochin Departure Transfer (04 Hrs)

After breakfast check out from the Hotel and drive to Cochin Airport / railway station (depend on your departure place) for your flight / train back home, feeling contented about a wonderful holiday you spent in the God's Own Country.

EXPLORE THE LAND OF GOD

05Nights 06days

Day 01: ARRIVES AT COCHIN:

Arrive at Cochin and transfer to hotel. After fresh up proceed for sightseeing at old part of Cochin, Fort Cochin and Mattancherry. Visit the famous Chinese fishing nets which are distinctly unique to Cochin and watch its operations, then visit the famous St. Francis church where Vascoda Gama buried. After that visit Mattancherry palace (Dutch Palace), where you can find a fine collection of Mural paintings depicting the scenes of Hindu epics Ramayana & Mahabharata. Then you can walk through the Jewish street and visit the famous Jewish Synagogue which is built in 1568 and magnificently decorated by Chinese tiles and Belgian chandeliers. Overnight at Cochin.

Day 02: COCHIN to MUNNAR; 140KM, 4Hrs Drive:

After breakfast proceed to the famous hill stations of Munnar(140Km ; 4hrs Drive). Up on arrival check into the hotel and refresh yourself. Then proceed to Sight seeing. Visit Rajamalai, the natural habitat of Nilgiri Tahr. The Rajamalai is 2695 Mts above from the sea level. (Visiting Time: 07.00 to 18.00Hrs). Then back to the hotel. Overnight at Munnar.

Day 03: AT MUNNAR:

After breakfast (0900Hrs) we will proceed to full day sight seeing at Munnar. Visit Mattupetty Dam(22Km from Hotel) which is situated at a height of 1700Mts. After that visit Eco-point and kundala lake. Then back to the hotel and overnight at Munnar.

Day 04: MUNNAR to THEKKADY; 110KM, 3.30 Hrs Drive:

After breakfast, proceed to Thekkady (110 Kms / 3.30Hrs). On arrival check in to the hotel.Later in the after noon, proceed to visit the spice plantations later enjoy boating in Periyar lake. Night halt at thekkady

Day 05: THEKKADY to KUMARAKOM; 140KM, 4Hrs Drive:

After break fast, transfer Kumarakom. Check into the House Boat. Enjoy the virgin beauty of back waters, Vembanadu Lake. Over night stay in the House Boat.

Day 06: KUMARAKOM to COCHIN; 65KM, 1.30Hrs Drive:

After breakfast check out from House boat and proceed to Cochin. Transfer to Cochin Railway station for departure.

ROMANTIC KERALA

06 Nights 07 days

Day 01: COCHIN to MUNNAR; 140KM, 4Hrs Drive:

Arrive at Cochin and proceed to the famous hill stations of Munnar (140Km ; 4hrs Drive). Up on arrival check into the hotel and refresh yourself. Then proceed to Sight seeing. Visit Rajamalai, the natural habitat of Nilgiri Tahr. The Rajamalai is 2695 Mts above from the sea level. (Visiting Time: 07.00 to 16.00Hrs). Then back to the hotel. Overnight at Munnar.

Day 02: AT MUNNAR:

After breakfast (0900Hrs) we will proceed to full day sight seeing at Munnar. Visit Mattupetty Dam which is situated at a hight of 1700Mts. After that visit Eco-point and kundala lake. Then back to the hotel and overnight at Munnar.

Day 03: MUNNAR to THEKKADY; 110KM, 3.30 Hrs Drive:

After breakfast, proceed to Thekkady (110 Kms / 3.30Hrs). On arrival check in to the hotel.Later in the after noon, proceed to visit the spice plantations later enjoy boating in Periyar lake.Night halt at Thekkady

Day 04: THEKKADY to ALLEPPEY; 140KM, 4Hrs Drive:

After break fast, checkout from hotel and transfer to Alleppey at the house boat jetty .12 Noon check-in to the Houseboat and enjoy an over night Cruise cum Stay in your house boat. Food will be provided in the house boat. Enjoy the backwaters in the houseboat and meander through the narrow Canals and villages. The backwater sail paints vivid picture of the traditional country life in its natural beauty.

Day - 05 : ALLEPPEY to TRIVANDRUM / KOVALAM

After breakfast, check out from the Houseboat and drive to Kovalam / Trivandrum (04 Hrs Drive); on arrival check-in into hotel. Kovalam is one of the prime beach destinations in India. Enjoy the evening watching a spectacular sunset or swimming at the picturesque Kovalam Beach. Overnight is to be spent at hotel.

Day - 06 : Kovalam - Kanyakumari - Kovalam

After breakfast proceed for a day trip to Kanyakumari. Kanyakumari is located at the southern tip of the Indian subcontinent and represents the site where the spiritual leader Swami Vivekananda spent days in meditation upon a rock off of the coast. Padmanbhapuram Palace, Suchithram Temple, Devi Kanyakumari Temple, Vivekananda Memorial, Gandhidham and Trivenisagam are some of the sightseeing attractions in Kanyakumari. Enjoy the sunset in the evening and drive back to Kovalam for an overnight stay.

Day - 07 : Kovalam - Trivandrum Departure Transfer

Morning after breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to Trivandrum airport / railway station depend on your departure place) for your flight / train back home, feeling contented about a wonderful holiday you spent in the God's Own Country.