Destinations Covered: Trivandrum - Kanyakumari - Alleppey - Kumarakom - Cochin - Guruvayoor
Tour Duration: 05 Nights / 06 Days
Day 01: Trivandrum
On arrival at Trivandrum Airport or Railway Station, our representative will welcome you and accompany you to the hotel. After checking into the resort, get ready to explore a complete new experience of pristine and mesmerizing beauty of some of the most revered temples of Kerala. Devotees throng this place to offer their prayers and homage to the deities as Thiruvananthapuram literally means “Adobe of Lord Anantha”. Witness the architectural beauty and charm of Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Attukal Devi Temple, and Pazhavangadi Ganapathi Temple. Napier Museum and Sri Chithira Art Gallery can be paid a visit, if you complete the pilgrimage sites early. Retire at the resort on Kovalam Beach.
Day 02: Trivandrum - Kanyakumari - Trivandrum
After an early breakfast at the resort, you’ll start a breathtaking 100 km journey to the southernmost point of the Indian Peninsula, Kanyakumari. The beautiful shrine of Suchindram Temple will be your stopover during the journey. Idyllically positioned at the confluence of Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean, and Arabian Sea, Kanyakumari is best renowned for its unique and mesmerizing sunrises and sunsets, besides some historical and religious shrines, like Kumari Amman Temple, Vivekananda and Gandhi Memorial, and the statue of Tiruvalluvar. Capture the beautiful and awe-inspiring sundown on your lens in the evening overlooking the Indian Ocean and return back to Trivandrum. Relax and spend the night at the resort.
Day 03: Trivandrum - Alleppey
Have an appetizing breakfast at the resort and pull up your sleeves for another religious trip at Alleppey. Starting off with the 2000 year old Janardana Swami Temple at Varkala, our representative will guide you to the devotional and beautiful Oachira Temple, Mannaarsaala Nagaraj Temple, Subramanya Temple, and Ambalapuzha Sri Krishna Temple. This four-hour voyage will purify your mind and soul completely. And finally when you land Alleppey, the two-hour motorboat cruise to the backwaters of Kumarakom, set in the backdrop of the peaceful and picturesque beauty is bound to spellbind you. Your night stay is arranged at the resort in Kumarakom.
Day 04: Kumarakom - Cochin
Enjoy a delectable breakfast at the resort and set out for a reverential journey to Vaikom Mahadeva Temple near Kottayam, followed by the Shiva temple at Ettumanoor. Proceed towards Cochin after capturing the pictorial views of these sacred places. Stopovers are arranged at Chottanikara Devi Temple and Poornatrayesa Temple. You’ll reach Cochin in time to offer the evening prayers at Ernakulathappan Temple. Spend the night at the hotel.
Day 05: Cochin - Guruvayoor
The fifth day of your vacation has some more sacred destinations and pilgrim centers in store for you. After an early breakfast, you drive to the famous Kodungallur Bhagavathy Temple, followed by a 80 km travel to Guruvayoor. Sri Krishna Temple, inlaid with exquisite mural paintings and carvings, is one of the most pious and popular pilgrim centers here. Mammiyoor Temple and Annakottil, the temple elephant training center, are other holy shrines to pay your homage. Call it a day at the hotel in Guruvayoor.
Day 06: Guruvayoor - Cochin
Indulge in a palatable breakfast at the hotel, collect the memories of this spiritual tour, and drive to Cochin Airport or Railway Station for your journey back home. If you happen to find time in-between your travel towards Cochin, you can opt for a city tour of Cochin and visit some captivating places of tourist interest, like Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, St. Francis Church, and the Chinese fishing nets.
Kerala Temple Tour takes you on a pilgrimage to some of the most revered temples of Kerala.