Munnar – Thekkady – Allepey – Kovalam
Kerala, the abode of the silent backwaters, azure canals, lush and evergreen coconut groves, and warm hearted locals, is one of the most picturesque holiday destinations in the country. Fondly called the “God’s Own Country”, it is adorned by the Arabian Sea and casts a magical spell on the visitors!
Within this 7Days and 6Nights Exotic Kerala Tour, you will be taken to some of the most stunning holiday destinations in Kerala. From hill station to backwater region, tribal village to prismatic beach, you will get to enjoy all the aspects of Kerala’s meticulous beauty within this tour.
- Day 01: Cochin to Munnar (Drive: 140 km / 4 Hours)
- Day 02:Munnar sightseeing
- Day 03:Munnar to Thekkady (Drive: 110 km / 3 Hours)
- Day 04:Thekkady to Alleppey (Drive: 160 km / 4 Hours)
- Day 05:Alleppey to Kovalam (Drive: 160 km / 4 Hours)
- Day 06:Kovalam Excursion
- Day 07:Kovalam to Trivandrum (Drive: 50 km / 1 Hour)
Day 01:Cochin to Munnar (140 km / 4 Hours)
Welcome to God’s Own Country! Following your arrival at the Cochin International Airport, you will be warmly greeted by our tour guides and representatives. Post this, you will be driven towards Munnar or the ‘Nature Lover’s Paradise’. Arriving in Munnar, check-in into a hotel or a resort and unwind yourself for a leisure day followed by overnight stay at the hotel/resort.
Day 2Munnar Excursion
Brace the playful morning light and wake up to a beautiful morning at the hotel/resort; get freshened up and enjoy a healthy breakfast. Post this, you will be guided for a full day sightseeing tour wherein you will be visiting the important landmarks and other important places in Munnar..
Mattuppetty, Echo Point, Gundala Lake, Photo Point, Elephant Arrival Spot Cinema Shooting, and several other places. During the day, you will also visit Eravikulam National Park where you can enjoy spotting the exotic Nilgiri Tahr and several other wildlife species. Post this, a visit to Anaimudi Peak; the highest peak in South India, along with Tata Tea Museum, International Blossom(Hydel) Park, spice plantations and other places will be visited during the day overnight stay will be in Munnar..
Day 3Drive from Munnar to Thekkady (110 km / 3 Hours)
Following your lively Munnar excursion on the previous day, today you will be driven towards Thekkady. Home to the wildlife rich Periyar National Park, this tourist town is known for its candid and untouched beauty.
Arriving in Thekkady, check-in into a hotel/resort and after relaxing for a while, you will be taken for a rustic tribal tour to a nearby village followed by a plantation tour. Come evening, you can avail a boat ride in the Periyar Lake and enjoy the wilderness of the Periyar National Park. Returning from the ride, you can indulge in local shopping before retiring into the hotel/resort for your overnight stay.
Day 4 Drive from Thekkady to Alleppey (160 km / 4 Hours)
After today’s breakfast, you will be checked-out from the hotel/resort and driven towards Alleppey; the backwater capital of Kerala. Arriving in Alleppey, check-in into a houseboat and get settle down. Also called the ‘Venice of the East’, Alleppey is known for its mesmerising beauty and charm. During your stay, you can enjoy and experience its meticulous grace along with its warm hospitality.
Post this, you can take an exciting backwater cruise and discover the lush beauty of Alleppey’s amazing network of canals, evergreen paddy fields, coconut lagoons and coir villages. Overnight stay will be at the houseboat.
Day 5Drive from Alleppey to Kovalam (160 km / 4 Hours)
From the ‘Backwater Capital’, today you will be driven to Kovalam, the ‘Beach Capital’ of Kerala. The journey will start post breakfast and will take around 4 hours.
Arriving in Kovalam, you will be taken to the Kovalam Beach, where you can enjoy several beach activities. Adorned by the playful waves of the Arabian Sea, this sandy retreat is visited by a large number of beach lovers and is ideal for activities like swimming, sunbathing, herbal body massages, water sports and lot more. With the advent of the evening, you will be checked-in into a beach resort for your overnight stay.
Day 6 Kovalam Sightseeing
Wake up to this lovely morning and get freshened up! Post this, Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu, located in the Fort Area. The temple is one of the 108 Divyadesams of Lord Vishnu. The main deity is seen in reclining position over the serpent Anantha or Adi Sesha. The temple depicts a blend of Kerala and Dravidian styles of architecture.
The Palace Museum is located in the Kuthira Malika Palace built by Maharaja Swathi Thirunal Balarama Varma, the King of Travancore.
The Napier Museum (also called as Govt. Art Museum) is one of the earliest Museums in India established by the Maharaja of Travancore in 1855. It is located in Zoological Gardens compound.
The Zoological Gardens houses one of the oldest and best Zoos in the country. Established in 1859 by Maharaja of Travancore, the Zoo contains many exotic trees and an excellent lake.
hanghumugham Beach is a famous beach around Trivandrum. The huge sculpture of a Nymph (Jalakanyaka) made by the famous sculptor Sri Kanai Kunjuraman and a restaurant shaped like a star fish are added attractions here.
back to Kovalam for your overnight stay.
Day 7Drive from Kovalam to Trivandrum (50 km / 1 Hour)
Today will be the last day of this amazing and enchanting Kerala tour! After breakfast is served, you will be checked-out from the Kovalam beach resort, and driven to Trivandrum. Following your drop at the Trivandrum Airport, this heart-warming tour will come an end.
Main Highlights of this Tour
Echo Point, Gundala Lake, Elephant Arrival Point, Cinema Shooting Point, Jungle Honey Bee Nest, Mattuppetty, Tata Tea Museum, Eravikulam National Park, Blossom Hydel Park, Spice Plantation, Anaimudi Peak, Periyar National Park, Houseboat Cruise, Kovalam Beach, Padmanabhapuram Palace, Sucheendram Temple,
- Pickup from Cochin airport and drop to Cochin Airport or Railway station or Bus station
- All sightseeing, land transfer & inter hotel transfer.
- Driver’s bata, tollfare, parking, road tax and fuel charges.
- Transportation as mentioned with an English speaking friendly driver throughout your trip.
- Accommodation as mentioned with breakfast.
- Entrance fees to Amusement parks & Boating charges.
- Optional activities mentioned in the itinerary.
- Compulsory Gala Dinner on X’mas & New year Eve if applicable
- Any services not specifically mentioned in the inclusions