day 1 Kochi (Cochin)
Welcomed at Cochin airport or Ernakulam railway station and transfer to hotel.
Things to do – charges applicable: Explore the beautiful Fort Cochin for ancient Chinese fishing nets, St. Francis Church where Vasco da Gama was buried; Jew town & Synagogue (closed on Fridays & Saturdays); Dutch Palace, Spice market, shop cashew nuts, Kerala’s famous dress materials, watch Kathakali dance performance and shop at LULU Mall.
day 2 Munnar - Kochi
Munnar to Kochi by road. Munnar is the most sought-after hill station in Kerala sitting 1600mt. above sea level in the Eastern Ghats. The British brought tea to this hill district.
day 3 Munnar
Things to do – charges applicable: Tea Garden, Tea Factory, Tea Museum, Eco-point, Pothamedu, Rajamalai National Park (closed for mating Feb. & Mar), flower garden etc. Activities: boating in the lake, trekking, mountain cycling and more.
day 4 Munnar - Thekkady
Transferred to Thekkady; a town in the district of Idukki known for high quality spices & wildlife.
day 5 Thekkady
Things to do - charges applicable: Spice gardens visits - cardamom, nutmeg, cinnamon, clove, dry ginger, black pepper & coffee grown here. Boat cruise on the Periyar Lake. Thekkady boasts the home to over 320 birds species, more than 150 varieties of butterflies and various; animals such as deer, elephant etc. Bamboo Rafting, Jeep safari to Gavi, bullock cart ride etc. also can be done here.
day 6 Thekkady - Alleppey
Proceed to Alleppey after a quick breakfast and board a beautifully designed exclusive houseboat.
Your backwater cruise will be one of your most cherished memories. Relax and have good time until next morning. You’ll be served three delicious Kerala cuisine on board.
day 7 Alleppey - Kovalam (via Trivandrum / Thiru'puram)
Disembark from your boat and proceed to Kovalam; en-route stop at Trivandrum the capital city of Kerala. Things to do: visit the beautiful beaches, Vizhinjam aquarium, Ayurveda massage etc.
day 8 Kovalam - Trivandrum / Thiru'puram
Dropped off at Trivandrum airport / railway station to commence your onward journey.