Looking to plan your holiday in Kerala? Kerala with its palm fringed backwaters, picturesque hill stations, abundant wildlife, vibrant culture, rich heritage and rejuvenating Ayurvedic therapies is no wonder referred to as the “God’s own Country.”
Colonial towns, pristine backwaters, ancient temples, heritage sites and scenic beaches, all these are the ingredients for a picture perfect Kerala tour. The ‘Best of Kerala Tour’ package has been designed to acquaint you with all these aspects. The journey covers Cochin, Munnar, Thekkady, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Kovalam, Kanyakumari and Trivandrum.
Day 01 - Arrive Cochin
Arrive Cochin airport or Railway station ,On arrival transfer to the hotel . Cochin is in a stunning location between the Arabian sea and backwaters. The city of Kochi perfectly reflects the eclecticism of Kerala. A city of peninsulas and islands, it is one of largest ports of India, a major naval base and one of the finest natural harbours in the world. Go for sightseeing covering Willingdon Island, Bolgatty Palace, Chinese Fishing Nets etc. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 02 - Cochin – Munnar [135 Kms / 3.5 Hrs]
After breakfast drive to breathtakingly beautiful - a haven of peace and tranquility - the idyllic tourist destination in God's own country. Set at an altitude of 6000 ft in Idukki district, Munnar was the favored summer resort of the erstwhile British rulers in the colonial days. Unending expanse of tea plantations - pristine valleys and mountains- exotic species of flora and fauna in its wild sanctuaries, Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 03 - Munnar Sightseeing
Full day at leisure, to explore the nature you can go around the places to explore Matupetty Dam, Echo Point, Tata Tea Estate, Tea Factory etc. Evening is free. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 04 - Munnar – Thekkady [120 Kms / 3 Hrs]
After breakfast, drive to Thekkady. Enroute visit Chinakannal Waterfalls. Arrive Thekkady & check in the hotel. At Thekkady one can see the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 05 - Thekkady – Kumarakom [140 Kms / 4 Hrs]
After breakfast, drive to Kumarakom. Arrive & check in the Hotel. It is a beautiful town situated in the hills and is surrounded by some of the most fertile and beautiful scenery in the state with serene palm-fringed backwaters on the west and the Western Ghats on the east. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 06 - Kumarakom – Kovalam [170 Kms / 4 Hrs]
After breakfast, proceed to Kovalam. Sparkling Blue Waters, Silvery White Sands, Swaying Coconut Palms. Kovalam is a dream. Stroll through the beach side and enjoy the facilities of the Hotel / resort. Overnight stay at hotel..
Day 07 - Kovalam – Kanyakumari – Kovalam [90 Kms one way]
After breakfast proceed to full day excursion to Kanyakumari. Enroute, visit to Padmanabhaswamy Temple. At Kanyakumari local sight seeing which includes Kumari Amman Temple, Gandhi Memorial & Swami Vivekanand Memorial, evening return to Kovalam Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 07 - Kovalam – Trivandrum [20 Kms]
After breakfast transfer to Trivandrum Airport or Railway Station for your onward journey.