Destinations Covered: Thiruvananthapuram - Alleppey - Kumarakom - Periyar - Munnar - Cochin
Tour Package Duration: 13 Nights / 14 Days
Day 01: Thiruvananthapuram
Upon arrival our representative will pick you up and transfer to a beach resort at Somatheeram. You will have rest of the day at leisure.
Day 02: Somatheeram
After breakfast we will take you on a city tour of Trivandrum/ Thiruvananthapuram. Overnight stay will be at the resort.
Day 03: Somatheeram
You will have full day to relax at the wonderful tropical beach and later set out for fishing with local fishermen on traditional kattamaran. You will also have the option of rejuvenating yourself with the much acclaimed Ayurveda treatment.
Day 04: Alleppey
Drive through green coastal belt and cashew plantations and reach Alleppey- the central hub of Kerala backwaters. Stay in a traditional Kerala house opening right over the Vembanad Lake surrounded by banana plantations. You will have the rest of the day free to relax with the option of herbal oil massage. Also relish the wonderful Kerala cuisine in ethnic way. Overnight stay will be in the houseboat.
Day 05: Alleppey
After breakfast you will spend the most of the day closely watching the backwaters and lifestyle of the local people. You will also visit the coir-making factory, a temple and bathe the elephants at elephant rearing center.
Day 06: Kumarakom
Sail through the backwater canals and reach Kumarakom- an island with a beautiful bird-sanctuary and extremely serene atmosphere. Upon reaching Kumarakom you will transfer to hotel/resort. Overnight stay will be at the hotel/resort
Day 07: Kumarakom
You will have rest of the day free to relax and explore around. Overnight stay will be at the resort/hotel.
Day 08: Kumarakom - Periyar
Drive through rubber plantations and forested mountains and finally reach the Periyar National Park, one of the wonderful wildlife sanctuaries in India, to see wild elephants. You will have the rest of the day free to explore on own. Overnight stay will be at the hotel at Periyar.
Day 09: Periyar
After breakfast you will visit the Periyar National Park on boat over Periyar Lake where several wild animals congregate at different times. Overnight stay will be at the resort.
Day 10: Periyar - Munnar
After a picturesque drive through jungles, waterfalls and spice plantations, reach the high ranges of Munnar, the highest and the most beautiful tea growing region in the world. You can also visit the tea estate and factory after some leisure.
Day 11: Munnar
After breakfast you will visit the Eravikkulam National Park to see the endangered Nilgiri Tahr and other wildlife. Rest of the day will be free to visit some beautiful spots around Munnar. Overnight stay will be at Munnar.
Day12: Munnar - Kochi/ Cochin
After breakfast you will drive to Kochi, the cultural and commercial hub of Kerala. Watch a spectacular Kathakali performance along with its make-up process. In the evening you will be free to explore the market in Cochin. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Cochin.
Day13: Kochi/ Cochin
After breakfast you will go for a day sightseeing at Fort Kochi. You will also visit the Mattancherry palace, Jewish synagogue, Jew town, old spice markets, St. Francis church, Santa Cruz Basilica and Chinese fishing nets. In the evening visit Kalari center to witness Kalaripayattu, the ancient Kerala martial art.
Day14: Kochi/Cochin Onwards
It is time to say goodbye to Kerala as your Kerala spice tour comes to an end. Our representative will transfer you to railway station/airport for onward journey.
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