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Enchanting Kerala with Kanyakumari

Enchanting Kerala with Kanyakumari
Day 1   Arrive Cochin – Munnar (4.5hrs drive)

Arrive at Cochin airport / railway station. Our representative will welcome you and he will introduce our driver to you. Later drive towards a beautiful hill station - Munnar. It’s a nature lover’s paradise which is located above the sea level of 1660m. It is a summer resort located among the tea plantations, winding lanes, green grass, flora and fauna. The hills, lakes, valleys and the forests make this place a perfect summer spot. It is located at the convergence of three mountain streams, hence the name Munnar. The climate in Munnar is so pleasant that it has visitors throughout the year. In the en-route, you can witness the beautiful water falls -  Valera & Cheeyappara waterfalls. On reaching Munnar check in to the hotel and rest for some time. Later you can you can explore the area near by your hotel by foot and you can spend the remaining at leisure by enjoying the wonderful climate there. Overnight stay in Munnar.

Day 2   Munnar

Munnar is full of lush green tea plantations everywhere. This day is to explore the wonderful sightseeing of Munnar - Which includes Eravikulam National Park (Closed from February to Mid of April) - which covers some the slopes, forests of Western Ghats & it is the home for the rate goat species Nilgiri Tahr. Then you can visit the famous Tea Museum (Closed on Mondays) where you will find the tea processing demo & tea plantations. The other attractions of good views are Mattupetty Dam & Echo Point. If interested, you can also opt for Ayurveda massage on your own. Overnight stay in Munnar.

Day 3   Munnar – Thekkady (4hrs drive)

This morning, after breakfast drive to Periyar or Thekkady, an exotic land blessed with verdant forests and spice plantation. This lovely land with lush flora and fauna is a perfect place for an adventurous safaris, tiger trails and trekking. You can feel the oneness of Mother Nature at Periyar. This town is famous for its wildlife sanctuary and for a large variety of spices & tea, coffee plantations found here. On reaching there, check into the hotel . Thekkady is basically for exploring & doing activities unlike other destinations. Afternoon you can opt for a Spice plantation tour or common boat ride in Periyar lake. Get back to the hotel and rest for the day. Overnight stay at the hotel in Periyar.

Day 4   Thekkady – Alleppey (4.5hrs drive)

This morning, after breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive towards the lovely backwaters of Kerala at Alleppey. Designated as the Venice of the East, Alleppey (Alappuzha) remains as the major center for backwater trips with a large network of lakes, lagoons and several freshwater river connections. A ride in one of these glassy lagoons will take you to a little paradise. On reaching Alleppey, embark your houseboat in Alleppey at around 12 Noon. Enjoy the cruise through the backwaters, canals where on both sides of the lake, you get to know the local life in a village. You can taste the yummy Kerala cuisine served in the houseboat and relax in the cruise. Overnight stay in the houseboat.

Day 5   Alleppey – Kovalam (4.5hrs drive)

After breakfast, start your drive to Kovalam.  The prime attraction of this coastal town is the three crescent shaped beaches divided by the rocky outcrops. With the palm lined shores as the backdrop, and embracing warm weather, the beaches of Kovalam serves as a best relaxing spot. The shallow waters stretching for about hundred meters are ideal for swimming. Upon arrival, check in to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. You can opt for leisure activities like sunbathing, swimming, or Ayurveda massage / spa at your resort. Overnight at Kovalam

Day 6   Kovalam- Kanyakumari – Kovalam (2.5hrs drive each way)

Today, you shall proceed for a day trip to Kanyakumari which is the southernmost tip of India (also called as Cape Comorin), encircled on all sides by sea. Even from time immemorial, Kanyakumari is a major centre of art, culture and religion. It is frequented by thousands of tourists and pilgrims every day. The city’s beaches are the only beaches in the world, where you can behold the beauty of both Sunshine and Sun set. Here you can see the famous Vivekanandha rock memorial & Thiruvalluvar statue by a short cruise on a public ferry. Also you can visit Gandhi mandapam, Triveni sangam (where you can see the confluence of three oceans) and Kumari Amman temple. Evening, you get a chance to witness the beautiful sunset in the sea shore. Later get back to Kovalam for stay.

Day 7   Kovalam – Trivandrum departure (30Min drive)

This day,  you will be transferred to the airport/railway station based on the departure schedule for your onward journey with wonderful memories of the tour.

  • Enchanting Kerala with Kanyakumari
  • Enchanting Kerala with Kanyakumari
  • Enchanting Kerala with Kanyakumari
  • Enchanting Kerala with Kanyakumari
  • Enchanting Kerala with Kanyakumari
  • Enchanting Kerala with Kanyakumari
  • Enchanting Kerala with Kanyakumari
  • Enchanting Kerala with Kanyakumari
  • Enchanting Kerala with Kanyakumari
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