The God's Own Country, Land of coconuts, state of nirvana, One of the most popular among 6 tourist destination and 50 must-see destination in a lifetime, Kerala, the dreamlike tropical paradise , is truly oracular and beautiful. This tiny state is also a symbol, which popularly referred to as the "Land of Ayurveda"
Day 01: Arrival / Cochin ( By Flight )
Meet and greet upon arrival by our representative and transfer to hotel for overnight, whilst the room key and check-in is organized, our tour representative would discuss the tour plan and hand over the documents to you. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you.
Cochin: (Colonial name Kochi) the queen of Arabian sea, Since ancient time, Cochin known as a main spice trading hub, is also referred to as the gateway of Kerala. Cochin is famous for numerous of popular things, you can purchase tea made over here at the tea processing units, apart from this, Cochin also famous for cottage industries, which provides you a delicious chocolates and natural honey. Kerala does not remain untouched from the urban and mall culture and no wonder, Kerala is turning into shopper's paradise, apart from the small scale industries, indulge in handicraft, pickles, tea, chocolates, honey, snacks, bamboo products and spices, there are clump of boutiques and mall in town, that sell the western and ethnic wear.
OPTIONAL: Evening Enjoy Kathakali Dance Show - Kathakali is the classic dance - drama of Kerala, since the 17 th century and it's belong to Hindu mythology, Kathakali is a combination of literature, music, painting,acting and dance. The extremely stylized gesture, the elaborate make-up, the mask and the glorious costumes of these all male-dancers, recreates an unmatched sense of pageantry.
Overnight Hotel - Cochin Day 02: Cochin - After breakfast, we will proceed on the guided tour of city.
Chinese Fishing Net: (Colonial name Cheenawala) is one of the unique primitive mechanisms, in which a net is fixed to a pole on the shore. While fishing, the whole net is dropped into water by the crude mechanism using long bamboo poles. By the same mechanism the pole is lifted along with the catches.
Jew Town, Synagogue: The unique feature here is the unexpected and isolated Jewish Community, whose origin date back to AD52. They are self-contained and have their own Synagogue. The area around Synagogue, known as "Jew Town", which is famous for the spice trade, market of small firms work together in old bedraggled building and you can feel the aroma of ginger, cardamom, cumin, turmeric and cloves.
Santa Cruise Basilica: The Santa Cruise Cathedral Basilica is one of the oldest churches in Cochin, In 1503, the Portuguese commander Dom Afonso de Albuquerque defeated the king of Cochin and gave them permission to build a fort. This part of the city reflects an unusual blend of medieval Portugal. This is an oldest and one of the eight Basilicas church in the country, this is a place, which visited by tourist throughout the year, this is a place of devotion as well as symbol of historic significance.
Bolgatty Palace - This palace build by the Dutch in India, which is located on the island, popularly known as Bolghatty Island in Cochin, This is one of oldest heritage property in India made by Dutch and as well existing Dutch palaces outside Holland. This quaint mansion built in 1744, by Dutch traders. In now a days the palace became the property of state and converted into a heritage hotel resort. Bolgatty palace has swimming pools, golf course, ayurvedic center and daily Kathakali performance.
Overnight Hotel - Cochin
Day 03: Cochin - Periyar/Thekkady (160 km / 04hrs)
After breakfast, we will check out and drive to Periyar/Thekkady through the Cardamom hills, this is one of the 16 projects, which came in influence for reserving the tigers. The 55 sq km reservoir and the surrounded forest, provide protection to the animals within. In nowadays Periyar became one of the most impressive wildlife sanctuaries in the world.
In late afternoon, we will move to local sightseeing, In this local sightseeing, you will take spice and plantation tour in one of the famous garden/plantation for spice.
Overnight Hotel - Periyar/Thekkady
Day 04: Periyar - Alleppey Houseboat (145km / 3.5 hrs)
In early Morning, we will take you for Elephant Safari and boat ride in Periyar.
After that, we will move on for Alleppey, known as backwater. The houseboats of Alleppey, mainly formed with local and eco-friendly bamboo poles, coconuts fiber ropes, bamboo mats carpets etc. The houseboat furnished with all urban facilities inside the boat, as per the comfort level, like - bed, a kitchen, western toilets and an upper deck, traditional lanterns are used for light. The food is of traditional Kerala flavor along with the local Specialties - delicious fish and prawns.
Overnight at Agra hotel
Have Lunch and Dinner at Houseboat.
Overnight Stay at House Boat.
Day 05: Alleppey - Kovalam (135km / 04km)
After the breakfast, we will check out from hotel and move on to Kovalam, upon arrival transfers and check in to the hotel.
Kovalam - the paradise of south India. Kovalam is very much popular for the excellent beach which suit all desires and occasions. Three curve shaped beaches, alienated by stony outcropping, for the major attraction. Kovala is one of the most happing and famous place destinations for traveler spots in India. It has high rank among tourist. Kovalam is also known for the Ayurvedic salons and resorts for same.
Half Day is at leisure at the resort, day is free for Ayurvedic massages and in-house facilities.
Overnight stay - Kovalam
Day 06: Kovalam - Trivandrum - Kovalam
After breakfast, we will start our tour of city Trivandrum (also known as Thriuvanathapuram). It is a capital of Kerala, and also called a s" God's own capital", it is well popular in tourism sector, it has destination like Sanghumukham Beach, Napier museum and zoo, Neyyar wildlife sanctuary and Neyyar Dam, Kuthira malika palaces, Sree Padmanabha Swamy Templeand many others.
Overnight hotel - Kovalam
Day 07: Kovalam
We take breakfast at the hotel.Full day is at Leisure at the resort, day free for Ayurvedic massages and in-house facilities.
Overnight stay - Kovalam
Day 08: Kovalam - Trivandrum (11km/ 18min)
After breakfast, we check out and move on to Trivandrum International Airport to board flight back to home.
Get Free Quote