Named as one of the ten paradises of the world by 'National Geographic Traveler', Kerala is famous for its ecotourism initiatives and idyllic backwaters. Its unique culture and traditions, coupled with varied geography, have made Kerala one of the most popular destinations in the world. It's hard to deny Kerala's liberal use of the slogan - God's own country.
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Upon arrival at Kochi International Airport, meet our representative and begin your ‘Southern Vibes’ tour. Board your cab and proceed to the hotel. Check-in and spend rest of the day at leisure. Stay overnight in Kochi.
After having an early morning breakfast, drive to the idyllic backwaters of Alleppey (70 kms / 2 hrs). On arrival, Check-in to the exclusive houseboat. Spend the full day surfing through the backwaters amidst paddy fields and locales with all meals on-board starting with lunch on the day of checking in. Also enjoy refreshments, high tea and traditional snacks while you’re on the cruise. Stay overnight in Allepey (Houseboat)
On this day, check-out from the houseboat after having a sumptuous breakfast. Proceed to Trivandrum – the capital city of Kerala (150 kms / 4 hours). On arrival, check-in to the hotel in Varkala or Kovalam. You can have a peaceful walk through the pristine beaches here. Stay overnight in Trivandrum.
On this day visit important places in the heart of the city, which includes Padmanabha temple, Zoo & museum. In the afternoon, perform a half day visit to Ponmudi – which is a breathtaking hill station situated at a height of 3000 feet from the sea level, which accounts to the cool climate here. Get back to the hotel by evening. Stay overnight in Trivandrum.
Today, after having an early morning breakfast, set out on a full day sightseeing excursion to Kanyakumari – the meeting point of Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal and Indian Ocean. Visit Vivekananda rock, Thiruvalluvar statue, Vattakottai etc. Kanyakumari is home to lot varieties of delicious fish cuisines. You may try as much as you can before getting back to the hotel. Stay overnight in Trivandrum.
Check-out from the hotel and head to Kollam (70 kms / 2 hours). Kollam, also known as Quilon, is an old seaport and city on the Laccadive Sea coast in Kerala, on Ashtamudi Lake. On arrival, check-in to the hotel and leave your luggage in the hotel room. Fresh up and get ready for a short trip to Thenmala – India’s first planned eco-tourism destination, which is gaining popularity due to its unique vistas and bio-diversity. Visit Thenmala dam, Suspension bridge, Palaruvi waterfall etc. Get back to the hotel by late evening. Stay overnight in Kollam.
Today after breakfast, drive to Kumarakom – a picturesque village, set in the backdrops of Vembanad Lake (120 kms / 3 hours). It is renowned as the ‘Rice bowl of Kerala’. You may enjoy a motor boat ride in the backwaters, bordered with thick greens. You can also engage in bird watching from a watch tower at the Kumarakom bird sanctuary. Stay overnight in Kumarakom.
After having your breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed to Thekkady – which is home to one of the famous wildlife sanctuary, Periyar (130 kms / 4 hours). Thekkady is blessed with unending chains of hills and spice-scented plantations. On arrival, check-in to the hotel. Visit Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary in the afternoon. Enjoy a joyous boat ride through the Periyar Lake, which explains the rich flora and fauna of the region . Stay overnight in Thekkady.
Enjoy the full day for activities of your choice in and around Thekkady. You can opt for a nature walk or short trekking trail in the forest. In the evening visit the bustling spice market in Kumily village or enjoy Kerala art forms at the cultural centre. Get back to hotel by late evening. Stay overnight in Thekkady.
On this day, followed by an early morning breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed to Munnar (100 kms / 3 hours). En-route stop at various spots like Cheeyapara falls and Pothamedu view point. On arrival, check-in to the hotel. Spend rest of the day at leisure. Stay overnight in Munnar.
Go on a full day exploration tour of Munnar where you will visit old Christ Church, the Tata Tea Museum, Echo point etc. Later, visit Mattupetty lake and dam. Enjoy a panoramic view of the dam surrounded by wooden hills and tea plantations. Later get back to the hotel by evening. Stay overnight in Munnar.
Have a leisurely breakfast at the hotel and board your cab. Proceed on another full day sightseeing excursion of Munnar which covers Kundala dam and Rajamalai. Visit Eravikulam National Park which is the best place to see Nilgiri Tahr, an endangered species of mountain goat. Come back to the hotel by evening and enjoy a peaceful sleep. Stay overnight in Munnar.
Today, have your breakfast and check-out from the hotel. Board the cab and head back to Kochi (140 kms / 4 hours). Upon arrival at Kochi, check-in to the hotel and fresh up. In the afternoon visit Mattancherry Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue. Get a glimpse of the famous Chinese fishing nets in the Fort Kochi beach side. Also visit St. Francis Church - the oldest European Church in India. Get back to the hotel by late evening. Stay overnight in Kochi.
On this day, go on a tour of places in and around the city. Drive to Athirapilly falls. Enjoy the scenic drive amidst the Kerala’s most beautiful rainforest. Also visit Vazhachal falls which is a nearby attraction. Spend here till noon and post lunch continue to Cherai beach. Spend a comfortable evening at leisure, walking through the sands. Get back to the hotel by late evening. You can visit some shopping malls in the heart of the city, to have a great shopping, dining or movie experience. Stay overnight in Kochi.
After having a delicious breakfast, check-out from the hotel and get ready for your onward journey back to hometown. Get dropped to the Kochi International Airport in time with your return flight schedule. Tour concludes!
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• The hotels mentioned in the package are indicative and can be secured upon booking only.
• In case, the hotels mentioned in the package is not available at the time of booking, similar category hotels will be provided and the same will be notified.
• Cost of optional tours and activities are excluded from the package price unless mentioned in the itinerary.
• Tours are subjected to weather or political conditions at the place concerned. In case any sightseeing tour is cancelled, alternate shall be provided.
• The time and distances mentioned in the itinerary are approximate, which is meant for understanding of the package. The actual travel time depends on road and traffic conditions.
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