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DAY 00 — MUMBAI

Assemble at the Domestic Airport
Complete Your Check in Formalities & proceed for the Departure Gate

 

 

DAY 01 — MUMBAI – COCHIN

Arrive at Cochin Domestic Airport & meet your Chauffeur with Pla Card “Mr._______” and he will guide you to the Cochin Hotel.
Check in “Hotel”
Today enjoy the best of Cochin. Cochin is popularly known as Queen of Arabian Sea.
Later Proceed for Cochin Sightseeing. The places of interest include Fort Cochin Beach, Mattancherry Palace, Willington Island, Chinese Fishing Net and Church of St. Francis, Paradesi Synagogue etc.

Overnight at Cochin.

 

 

DAY 02 — COCHIN – MUNNAR (Cochin – Munnar: 140 kms /04 hrs)

Breakfast at the hotel.
Later check out from hotel & you can take a transfer to Munnar……
(Munnar meaning “three rivers” is located at the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. This quaint town is located at an altitude of 1600 meters above the sea level away from the heat and buzz of urban life.)
Arrive at Munnar and Check in “Hotel”

After Check in you can visit Eravikulam National Park The 97 sq. km. park is situated in the Devikulam Taluka and is home to the Nilgiri Tahr. On the way to the park Elephant Ride can be enjoyed.
Evening is free to explore the city by your own.

Overnight stay at Munnar.

 

 

DAY 03 — MUNNAR

Breakfast at the hotel.
This Morning after breakfast depart for a local tour of Munnar:-
Today cover the local sightseeing of Tea Gardens, Matupetty Dam/Lake - The Mattupetty lake and dam , just a short distance from the farm, is a very beautiful picnic spot. Boating can be enjoyed here.
Kundala Dam/Lake- Kundala is a picturesque town on the way to Top Station. The Golf Course which belongs to Tata Tea Ltd. is located here. The Kundala artificial dam is another attraction Top Station - 1700 Mts above sea level , this is the highest point on the Munnar-Kodiakanal road. Top Station (a viewing point) also offers a panoramic view of neighbouring state of Tamil nadu.

Also Echo Point on the way back can be enjoyed.
Back to the hotel after sightseeing. Also a Tea Estate Visit is a must when in Munnar, it feels as if your eyes can see the widespread of beautiful green colour in & around the vicinity. Back to hotel.

Overnight Stay at Munnar.

 

 

DAY 04 — MUNNAR – THEKKADY (Munnar-Thekkady: 100 kms/3 hrs)

Breakfast at the hotel.
Thereafter check out from your Hotel & take a transfer to Thekkady……
Arrive & check in “Hotel”
Discover the veritable essence of Kerala’s well kept wilderness secrets at Thekkady. The landscape here is dotted with tropical forests, exotic spice plantations, tea gardens and beautiful lakes.
Evening visit Spice Gardens - The spice plantations of Thekkady are a huge draw for travelers from all over the world. The most abundantly found spice in Thekkady is pepper, but you will also see a variety of cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, ginger, turmeric and curry leaves on the slanting slopes of the spice plantation & some time for spice shopping.
Evening is free for leisure/ rest.

Overnight stay at Thekkady.

 

 

DAY 05 — THEKKADY

Today early morning proceed to enjoy the Full day Jeep Safari – This safari includes your Breakfast, Lunch & Evening Snacks.
Periyar wild life sanctuary - The Periyar Tiger Reserve at Thekkady is one of the best tiger reserves in India. The place offers a wide array of avenues to quench your thirst for adventure and for enjoying safaris, tiger trails, and plantation.

Overnight stay at Thekkady.

 

 

DAY 06 — THEKKADY – KUMARAKOM (Thekkady – Kumarakom: 110 kms/04 hrs)

Breakfast at the hotel.
Check out form hotel & then you will be transferred to Kumarakom……
Arrive & check in “Hotel”
Kumarakom comprises of a cluster of petite islands scattered across the emerald backwaters of Vembanad. Backwater cruises along these tranquil waters in a houseboat is a must-must have for any tourist visiting Kerala

Overnight stay at Kumarkom.

 

 

DAY 07 — KUMARAKOM

Breakfast at the hotel.
Today day is free to explore the city by your own.

Overnight stay at Kumarkom.

 

 

DAY 08 — KUMARKOM – ALLEPPEY (Approx 1 hr 15 Mins)

Breakfast at the hotel.
Later Check out from hotel & you will be transferred to Alleppey….. for your stay in the Houseboat.
Arrive & Check in “Houseboat”
Day is free to explore the beauty of the Vembanad Lake.

Overnight stay at the Houseboat.

 

 

DAY 09 — ALLEPPEY – KOVALAM (Approx. 4 hr Journey)

Breakfast at the hotel.
Check out form hotel & you will be transferred to Kovalam….
Check in “Hotel”
Today day is free to explore Beaches.

Overnight at Kovalam.

 

 

DAY 10 — KOVALAM – TRIVANDRUM – KOVALAM (OPTIONAL)

Breakfast at the hotel.
Later proceed to visit the city sightseeing of Trivandum.
Where you can Visit Padmanabh Swami Temple, Napier Museum. Visit Velli Garden and
Velli Lake.
In the evening visit the Suchindram Temple: This is a temple dedicated to the three chief Hindu Gods, Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma. This 134 feet temple of Suchindram is architecture of amazing dexterity and endeavor. The whole of the front face of the temple covered with sculpting from the Hindu mythology.

Overnight at Kovalam.

 

 

DAY 11 — KOVALAM – KANYAKUMARI – KOVALAM (Approx. 03 – 04 hrs journey)

Breakfast at the hotel.
Later you can proceed for excursion tour to Kanyakumari.
Where you can visit the most famous Vivekananda Rock Memorial with Thiruvalluvar Statue (This can done by ferry only): It is one of the most interesting places to see in the southern part of India. It is situated in Kanyakumari and it is a fort and an island. Vivekananda Rock Memorial stands on top of a two rocks that are situated approximately 500 meters off the island. Although the Vivekananda Rock Memorial itself is fairly recent and built around the 1970's, the two rocks themselves have been there since the millennia. It is thought that the great philosopher Swami Vivekananda had meditated on the rock seeking enlightenment. Vivekananda Rock Memorial is open every day and attracts many visitors constantly.
In the afternoon back to hotel for Lunch & Relaxation.
In the evening proceed to visit the remaining sightseeing which includes:- Kanyakumari Temple, Gandhi Mandapam & Sunset at Triveni Sangam.

Overnight at Trivandrum.

NOTE: You have to pay extra for ferry tickets for Vivekananda Rock Memorial: Approx Rs. 50/- Per Person.

 

 

DAY 12 — KOVALAM

Breakfast at the hotel.
Day is free.

 

 

DAY 13 — KOVALAM – TRIVANDRUM – MUMBAI.

Breakfast at the hotel.
Thereafter check out from your Hotel & you will be transfer to Trivandrum Airport ……
Board your flight for Mumbai.