Duration: 6 Days/5 Nights
Places: Cochin, Munnar, Periyar…
” God’s own country Or a heaven on earth, Place full of mountains, greenery and streams, Oh Kerala! God created you with utmost care.”
Kerala is the exotic beauty adorned by tranquil backwaters, bewitching waterfalls, wildlife reserves and lush green forests nested in the southern part of India. Often referred as God’s own country, after witnessing the natural bounty prevailing in every corner of this exotic place, no one denies that fact.
The picturesque destination is the land of coconuts, bound by breathtaking hills and pristine lakes is one of the most exhilarating amalgamation of nature one can ever witness. Endorsing it’s vivid tradition of Kathakali dance, boat race during Onam, Ayurvedic spa treatments, elephant rides, Kerala is am astounding destination with extreme serene and scenic beauty.
Be it the sprawling tea plantation, mountains and winding lanes of Mumbai, or the historic port displaying the diverse architecture, either the scintillating beaches alongside the coast of Kovalam or the serene Periyar lake, the picturesque view of the beaches, boathouses and brackish lagoons of Kumarakoram , Kerala offers something or the other to every one who walks down the land of Kerala.
The serene and scenic beauty provides excellent scope for relaxation with utmost calmness, it soothes the senses and ensure enjoyment and fun at extreme. Kerala has in store with it exquisite temples, astounding honeymoon destinations, a perfect balance for a serene holiday experience. Kerala accommodates everyone along with its natural bounty with an offering of its special cuisine which is served on a banana leaf, making it all the more appealing and pleasing.
Kerala is a place marked in every traveller’s diary. Witnessing the perfect amalgamation of nature is something no one ever would imagine giving a miss.
P.S: Grab your bag, and head towards the God’s own country and carry back an enthralling experience.
Cochin, Munnar, Periyar, Kumarakom, Kovalam, Trivandrum
Duration: 6 Days/5 Nights
Day 01: Arrive Cochin
Arrive: Cochin. Upon arrival transfer to hotel.
Afternoon sightseeing tour of Cochin or “Kochi known as the “Queen of the Arabian Sea”. From time immemorial, Arabs, Chinese, Dutch, British & Portuguese seafarers followed the sea route to Kochi & left their impression on the town. Modern Kochi is thus a splendid mosaic of these myriad influences. Visit the Dutch Palace, the Jewish Synagogue, the Church of St. Francis & the famous Chinese fishing nets. Late afternoon witness the Kathakali dance performance – Kathakali is a unique dance which has a 2000 year old history with more than 100 different ‘mudras’ or gesture depicting deities, demons, heroes, heroines and kings – each based on episodes from the Mahabharata and Ramayana, the two epic Indian myths. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Cochin – Munnar (140 kms / 04 Hrs)
Post breakfast drive to Munnar. Upon arrival, check-in at hotel.
Munnar – is the beautiful hill station housing world’s highest tea-growing estates. Afternoon visit the popular tea estates. Overnight at hotel
Day 03:Munnar – Periyar (110 kms / 03 Hrs)
Post breakfast drive to Periyar. Upon arrival, check–in at the hotel.
Periyar- Sprawling across 777 sq. kms. of the Cardamom Hills is the home to one of the largest wildlife reserves in India. Alive with exotic flora and vibrant wildlife, it is the perfect getaway tucked away among hills. Afternoon game viewing cruise on Periyar Lake in the cool surroundings and the panorama spreads around – tropical jungles, wild elephants, Indian gaur, monkeys, spotted deer, barking deer, wild boar and birds of myriad varieties. Overnight at hotel
Day 04: Periyar – Kumarakom (140 Kms / 04 Hrs). Kumarakom – Houseboat
Post breakfast drive through the winding “Ghats” lined with prosperous tea plantations & then arrive the fascinating countryside of low-lying palms and paddy fields to Kumarakom
Kumarakom-is a beautiful backwater village on the shores of the enchanting Vembanad Lake, criss-crossed with meandering waterways and ancient cottages. Embark the houseboat for overnight stay.
Day 05: Alleppey- Kovalam
After breakfast disembark the houseboat and drive to Kovalam. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel
Day 06: Kovalam – Trivandrum
In time transfer to Trivandrum airport to board the flight for onward destination.