12 Nights Itinerary Covering: Cochin - Munnar - Periyar - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Kovalam
When the topic of relaxation comes up, the beautiful Kerala of the south often pops up in our mind. Explore the rejuvenating state with our Beautiful Kerala tour. Rightfully called as ‘God’s Own Country’ because of its lush tea gardens, majestic temples and beautiful backwater with houseboats, Kerala truly lives up to its name! Through our Kerala trip package you can delve into Cochin’s European colony, the heart-stirring backwater of Alleppey, the wildlife of Periyar, the sandy coastal destination of Kovalam and many more.
On arrival at Cochin International Airport, you will meet our representative who will escort you to your hotel. You can rest or go out to explore the place on your own. Famed as the 'Queen of the Arabian Sea', the city has forever been on every traveler's wish list. It has also managed to bring people from far away.
Spend the night at the hotel.
After breakfast, get ready for Kerala India vacation by going for sightseeing around Cochin arranged by our tour representative. The top attractions you will visit today are the Jewish Synagogue which is the oldest active synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations; Dutch Palace features murals depicting on the exhibits and portraits of the Rajas of Kochi. You can also visit one of the oldest European churches in India - St. Francis Church and Bolghatty Palace which was a former palace built by the Dutch.
Besides that, you will also visit attractions like Gunda and Willingdon Islands, Kerala History Museum, Hill Palace Museum and Santa Cruz Basilica. Exploring the Chinese Fishing Nets and Parishnath Taamburan Museum is also an added plus. Later in the evening, you will be taken to see the traditional dance form of Kerala, Kathakali.
After the performance, you will be driven to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Today you will be driven to one of the beautiful hill stations of Kerala to Munnar. In the morning check out from the hotel in Cochin and drive to Munnar, on arrival rest and spend the day at leisure. In the evening, you can enjoy the surrounding area and walk amid the lush greenery.
Also known as a honeymooner's paradise, the place is bestowed with enchanting beauty. Lush tea gardens add to its ethereal charm.
Later, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
On the fourth day of the tour, you will leave for the sightseeing tour of Munnar after enjoying the delicious breakfast. You can soak in the beauty of Munnar Valley and explore the lovely tea plantations. You will visit the Tea Museum which was opened by Tata Tea and this museum comprises photographs, objects related to the tea industry. Here you will learn about the production of tea; Mattupetty Dam which is a popular picnic spot and surrounded by a lake; and Echo Point from where you can enjoy your echo.
Later, you will head to the Kundala Lake and dam which is a famous site of Nilkurinji. This flower blooms once in 12 years. In the afternoon, you will visit the Eravikulam National Park. It is the home of the endangered Nilgiri Tahr. Enjoy the time here with your loved ones and soak in the beauty of this majestic place.
Return to the hotel in the evening. Overnight stay at the hotel in Munnar.
In the morning, check out from the hotel in Munnar and leave for Periyar. On arrival, you can check in the hotel in Periyar and unwind yourself. Lunch will be served later on which will be followed by local fishing village exploration.
You can witness how the honey collection process is done and also see beautiful floras.
Later, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
On the next day of your Kerala India tours, you will be taken for a boat safari on Periyar Lake. Spot various species of animals as you delight in an ideal wildlife safari. After the safari, you can visit the lovely spice plantations. Rejuvenate your senses as you walk across these spectacular plantations.
After the tour, you can return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
In the morning, you will be driven to Kumarakom. On arrival, you can check in the backwater resort and spend the rest of the day leisurely. Later, a delicious lunch will be served. You can then set out for a fun backwater cruise along the narrow canals. Throughout the cruise, you can explore the avifauna population of Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.
This will be followed by an overnight stay in Kumarakom.
The day eight will be free for relaxation amid the scenic surrounding of Kumarakom.
You will be spending the night at the backwater resort.
In the morning, you will be taken for a houseboat cruise through the open backwater region of Kerala. You can glide on the still waters of Lake Vembanad and get riveting sight of the lush spice plantations and fishing villages.
This will be followed by an overnight stay in the houseboat.
On the next day of your Kerala tour itinerary, you will be taken to the coastal destination of Kovalam. You can leave the houseboat at Alleppey and drive to Kovalam. As you arrive, check in at the hotel and go out to relax along the beach.
Spend an overnight stay at the resort.
After breakfast at the hotel, the rest of the day will be spent leisurely. The small coastal town is blessed with many iconic beaches. A number of attractions make the place worth visiting.
Later, you can have an overnight stay at the hotel in Kovalam.
On day twelve, you can spend time walking alongside the beaches in Kovalam. Explore the tranquil setting of the coastal destination and friendly locals.
This will be followed by an overnight stay at the hotel.
On the last day of the Kerala trip, check out from the hotel. You will be driven to Trivandrum International Airport to connect with your flight to your onward destination.