Magnificent Kerala with Kanyakumari – 6N/7D
Munnar (2) Thekkady (1) Alleppey houseboat (1) Kovalam (2)
Day 1 : Cochin to Munnar
Arrival Cochin, Meet our tour representative. Transfer to Munnar. Munnar, which is called as” nature lover’s paradise” with sprawling tea plantations.Munnar is 1800 mts above sea level, 130 kms from Cochin (4 hrs drive). En-route visit Cheeyappara and Vallara water falls On arrival here, check into the hotel. Rest of the day free for leisure at hotel or optionally you can go for kathakali show , kalaripayittu show, ayurveda massage, elephant ride, walk in to tea plantation etc… and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2 : Munnar
This days sightseeing can including visit to Mattupetty for boating, Kundala dam, Eco-point, shooting point, rose garden, Chengulam dam, tea museum etc. Munnar, once the summer resort of the erstwhile British Govt. in South India, is located at the confluence of 03 rivers as the very name signifies. The sprawling tea plantations and picturesque towns make Munnar a popular hill resort town in South India. Afternoon visit to Rajamala or Eravikulam National Park. Overnight stay at Munnar.
Day 3 : Munnar to Thekkedy
After the breakfast by 09.00 am, check out from the resort and proceed to the wildlife sanctuary at Periyar/Thekkady (Munnar – Thekkady : 110 km/3 hour’s drive) and check in at the hotel. Evening cruise on the Periyar Lake. Here you will be able to see a large variety of wildlife, which include elephants, monkeys, deer, wild boar etc, and quite a number of unique birds. Later, return to the hotel; relax & enjoy your stay overnight.
Day 4 : Thekkedy to Alleppey
Then after breakfast checkout from Hotel and drive to Alleppey to board into Houseboat at 12Noon. Enjoy the day with a backwater cruise on the Vembanad Lake. Overnight stay is on the houseboat.
Day 5 : Alleppey to Kovalam
Morning after breakfast checkout from Houseboat at 9:00am and drive to Kovalam (180 km – 4 Hours drive) on arrival check into the hotel. Proceed for the sightseeing tour of Trivandrum – an ancient city with a tradition dating back to 1000 BC. This capital city of Kerala is a beautiful seaside metropolis built on seven hills. Sightseeing tour is comprehensive with the visits to Padmanabhaswami Temple, Srichitra Art Gallery, Napier Museum and Zoo. Back to kovalam and stay overnight.
Day 6 : Kovalam (Kanyakumari Day Trip)
Morning after breakfast proceed to Kanyakumari ,enroute visit Padmanabhapuram Palace.(Monday Closed) check in to hotel. Later in the afternoon visit Kanyakumari Temple, Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Gandhi Memorial. Back to Kovalam and stay overnight.
Day 7 : Kovalam to Trivandrum
Morning after breakfast checkout from Kovalam hotel and proceed to Trivandrum and drop at Railway/Airport for departure for your onward journey.