If you have always thought of visiting Kerala but do not have much time then Discover Kerala tour of 8 nights and 9 days will be the best option for you. It is not only the best but the shortest way to experience the beauty and landscapes of extremely well-known state of India. During the tour, you will get a chance to visit some very well-known places of Kerala such as Munnar, Thekkady, Kumarakom where you will enjoy a stay in the houseboat as well. You will visit Cochin where Cochin Harbour is one of the best places to be visited. It is popular as God's own country. No other state in India is so widely famous or has played such a significant part in history. This particular part has nurtured art and culture in Kerala. Visit Fort Cochin and then explore Chinese Fishing Nets, Dutch Palace, St. Francis Church and Jewish Synagogue. You will explore Munnar and will visit Eravikulam National Park. You will also visit is the Mattupetty Dam, Old Munnar Town and Dairy Farm. Kumarakom and Thekkady are popular for their wildlife beauty. In Thekkady, you will explore the Periyar National Park and in Kumarakom you will explore Bird Sanctuary. Kumarakom is also famous for the bank of Vembanad Lake as well. Spend an unforgettable day onboard a Kettuvallam. Admire the beautiful surroundings and the serene sunset. Then explore Thiruvananthapuram where you will cover Shangmugham Beach, Science and Technology Museum, Museum complex, Veli Tourist village, PadmanabhaSwamy Temple, and Aakulam boat club.
Tour Duration : ( 08 Nights / 09 Days )
Destinations Covered : Cochin - Munnar - Thekkady - Kumarakom - Thiruvananthapuram - Kovalam
Day 1: Arrival Cochin (35 km-1 hrs)
Arrive in Cochin and get an assisted transfer to the hotel. After lunch, proceed to the Cochin Harbour. Reach Fort Cochin and then explore Chinese Fishing Nets, Dutch Palace, St. Francis Church and Jewish Synagogue. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2: Munnar (150 km / 4 hrs)
After breakfast, start your journey to Munnar. On the way, admire the mesmerizing views of Cardamom hills and tea plantations. On arrival, you are free for leisure activities. Overnight stay in a hotel at Munnar.
Day 3: Munnar
Explore Munnar today; Visit Eravikulam National Park. Later visit is the Mattupetty Dam, Old Munnar Town and Dairy Farm. Evening free at leisure.Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4: Thekkady (120 kms / 3 hrs)
After breakfast, start your journey towards the Thekkady (Periyar National Park). On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 5: Kumarakom (30 Kms / 1 hrs)
After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Kumarakom. On arrival, proceed for check-in at the hotel, near the banks of Vembanand Lake. Spend the day at leisure. Overnight stay.
Day 6: Kumarakom - Houseboat- Alleppey
Spend a memorable day on-board a Kettuvallam. Admire the beautiful surroundings. & view the serene sunset. Overnight in the houseboat (All meals included).
Day 7: Trivandrum - Kovalam (30 Km / 1 hrs)
After breakfast, drive to Kovalam. Upon arrival proceed for check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 8: Kovalam
After breakfast, explore Thiruvananthapuram today. You will cover Shangmugham Beach, Science and Technology Museum, Museum complex, Veli Tourist village, Padmanabha Swamy Temple, and Aakulam boat club. Back to Kovalam for an overnight stay.
Day 9: Departure (30 kms / 1 hrs)
Transfer to Cochin airport/railway station, for your onward journey.