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Kovalam Beach

On The Shores


DURATION: 15 NIGHTS / 16 DAYS

DESTINATION COVERED: COCHIN - WYNAD - TRICHUR - MUNNAR - PERIYAR - ALLEPPEY - KOVALAM


DAY 01 ARRIVE COCHIN

Arrive Cochin by International flight. Meeting, assistance and transfer to hotel & overnight.


DAY02 COCHIN

After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Cochin.

Cochin - Kerala's commercial center, it has a fine natural harbour. Cochin (Kochi) gateway for Kerala is famous for Mattancherry (Dutch) Palace, St. Francis Church, Wellington Island, Bolghatty Island, Chinese Fishing nets and Jewish Synagogue. Cruising on the backwaters provides glimpses of the rural life, fine view of the harbour and three islands.

Late afternoon enjoy sunset boatcuirse and overnight.


DAY03 COCHIN-WYNAD DRIVE 280 KMS

After breakfast drive to Wynad. On arrival check-in at treehouse and overnight.


DAY04 WYNAD

Full day free at tree house and overnight.


DAY05 WYNAD-TRICHUR DRIVE 200 KMS

After breakfast drive to Trichur. On arrival check-in at hotel.

Trichur - The cultural capital of the state from where the great elephant march festival salutes the visitors for its inaugural function, is also famous for Kerala Kalamandalam - the center of classical dances. The grandest of temple festivals - Thrissure Pooram is held at Trichur at Vadakkunathan Temple in April-May.

Overnight at the hotel.


DAY06 TRICHUR-MUNNAR DRIVE 170 KMS

After breakfast drive to Munnar. On arrival check-in at hotel for overnight.

Munnar - Largely blanketed by tea plantations, this little hill resort offers breath-taking scenery. Situated at an altitude of 1525 metres, this town, 135 km from Cochin, has a local bracing climate. The atmosphere is fragrant with extensive tea and cardamom plantations. There are enchanting high ranges, lakes and streams and lovely views of low flying clouds and mist filled valleys.


DAY07 MUNNAR

Full day car at disposal to explore Munnar & overnight.


DAY08 MUNNAR-PERIYAR DRIVE 110 KMS

After breakfast drive to Periyar. On arrival check-in at hotel.

Afternoon boat cruise on Lake Periyar to explore sanctuary.

Periyar - Spread over an area of 777 sq.km, this sanctuary has about 35 tigers and leopards. However, sighting a tiger in Periyar is a fortune for one out of thousand. The park encompasses a 26 sq.km artificial lake and is the home of sambars, wild boars, elephants and antelopes which can be occasionally seen on the banks of the river during a boat cruise. Periyar, otherwise, blessed by nature has enormous tea, coffee, pepper and cardamom plantations and is lush green.

Overnight at the hotel.


DAY09 PERIYAR-KOTTAYAM DRIVE 114 KMS

After breakfast drive to Kottayam (Kumarakom) to embark rice boat at Vembanadu Lake cruise through Azhikkal Canal, Kuppapuram, Pallathuruthy, Swamy Canal, Meenappally Kayal, Muttael Canal, Kainakary Church Canal, Vatta Kayal, Venattukadu Canal, Aakkathara Canal, Paddy Fields (Mangalam-4000, Rajapuram, E Block-14000 and R- block).

Overnight stay near Chithira Kayal.


DAY10 ALLEPPEY-KOVALAM 159 KMS

After breakfast disembark houseboat at Alleppey and drive to Kovalam

On arrival check-in at hotel & overnight at the hotel.


DAY11 KOVALAM

Day free for independent activities.

Overnight at the hotel.


DAY12 KOVALAM-KANNYAKUMARI-KOVALAM

Full day excursion to Kanniyakumari.

Kanniyakumari - The Southernmost end of Tamilnadu, the land's end of India or the point where three seas meet. Cape Comorin or Kanniyakumari is at its best during Chitra Pournima (Full moon day in April) when sun and moon are face to face at the same horizon at the confluence point of Bay of Bengal Indian ocean and Arabian sea. The Vivekananda Memorial built on the rock into the water where the great philosopher guide Swami Vivekananda went into meditation that transformed him into one of the most charismatic spiritual leader of this century.

Overnight at the hotel.


DAY13 KOVALAM

Day free for independent activities.

Overnight at the hotel.


DAY14 KOVALAM

Day free for independent activities.

Overnight at the hotel.


DAY15 KOVALAM

Day free for independent activities.

Overnight at the hotel.


DAY16 KOVALAM-TRIVANDRUM

Transfer to Trivandrum airport in time to board flight for onward destination.






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