Best of Kerala
Duration:- 09 Nights/ 10 Days
Destinations Covered:- Cochin- Munnar- Thekkedy- Kumarakom – Alleppey – Kovalam – Trivanduram
Day 01:- Cochin
Kerala is one of the best destinations in the world to be visited once in lifetime. The best of Kerala tour begins with the arrival at Cochin International airport or at Ernakulam Railway station. You will be welcomed by our tour representative and transfer to hotel. After lunch and rest get ready for the sightseeing tour of Cochin
that covers some of the important landmarks of the city. You will be transferred to Cochin harbor to board a speed boat which takes you to the gate way of the Arabian Sea. Enjoy the places like Fort Cochin, Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church
, Chinese Fishing nets .Evening return back to Cochin harbor. Return back to the hotel for over night stay.
Day 02:- Cochin – Munnar
After an early morning breakfast, check out from the hotel & embark on a fascinating journey to Munnar. En route enjoy the scenic beauty of the place its unending expanse of tea plantation, panoramic view of the Cardamom hills & green carpets is an unforgettable experience for the visitors. On arrival check in the previously booked hotel/resort and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Over night stay at leisure.
Day 03:- Munnar
After early morning breakfast proceed for an exciting local tour to Munnar. Enjoy a visit to the places like Eravikulam National Park, Echo point, Thoovanam falls, Top station Diary farm, Mattupety Lake &dam etc. Return back to the hotel room for over night stay.
Day 04:- Munnar – Thekkedy
Next morning of the best of Kerala tour takes you towards Thekkedy. It is renowned for its world famous wildlife sanctuary Periyar
. On arrival, check in the hotel for some rest. Later on proceed for a cruise on Periyar Lake. Here you can enjoy variety of endangered wildlife species of animals and plants. An elephant ride at Periyar is one of the amazing expeditions that you can’t afford to miss. Enjoy rest of the day at leisure. Over night stay at resort
Day 05:- Thekkedy – Kumarakom
Next morning of Best of Kerala tour takes you to Kumarakom which is a best place for honeymooners. It is a cluster of little islands on the Vembanad Lake that attract large number of visitors. On arrival check in the Kumarakom backwater resort and after some rest visit the Kumarakom bird sanctuary. Enjoy seeing the exotic varieties of birds. Come back to the resort for over night stay.
Day 06:- Kumarakom – Alleppey
After morning transfer to deluxe houseboat to enjoy the 22 hours of backwater cruise from Kumarakom
. This journey is considered to be one of the best attractions. The house boats are like floating villas that are festooned with modern amenities and facilities. Over night stay at boat
Day 07:- Alleppey
Have a hefty morning breakfast at house boat. By the time house boat would have reached Alleppey. On arrival you will be transferred to Alleppey Backwater resort. Relax for sometime and in the afternoon move out for the local tour of Alleppey and visit Alleppey Beach, Kuttanad – the rice bowl of Kerala, and so on. Later in the evening check into the resort for an overnight stay at Alleppey.
Day 08:- Alleppey – Kovalam
Next morning after breakfast at resort drive to Kovalam. It is a picture perfect tropical beach; a traditional fishing village providing fresh fish, fruits and toddy. It is one of the world famous tourist destinations for Beach lovers. On arrival Kovalam transferred to beach resort. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Over night stay at resort.