On arrival at Cochin Airport / Railway station, you will be met and greeted by our Guest Relation Executive and he will introduce your driver & transfer to the hotel, later if time permits you can do short sightseeing of the city which includes St. Francis Church – oldest European-built church, here you can witness the tombstone of Vasco da Gama as he was buried here for 14 years, then you can see Chinese fishing nets - which is oldest style of fishing & this fishing net is one of the main attraction of Cochin, after that you can visit Mattancherry Palace (closed on Every Friday) – here you can see the best collection of Mural paintings & unique collections of palanquin, ornaments, coins & stamp, after exploring the palace, you can visit Jewish Synagogue – it is a worship place of Jewish, apart from that one can witness the attractive Antique elements and architecture here (closed on Friday and Saturday), overnight stay at Cochin.
After breakfast proceed towards Kumarakom – a beautiful backwater village consisting of group of islands on Vembanad lake. On arrival check in at the hotel and relax. If you are interested you can explore the village by walk as you have a chance to see the day to day activities of the local people and their lifestyle, etc. Later relax at the hotel, overnight stay at Kumarakom
This morning you can visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary where you have a chance to see different migratory birds like Egrets, Siberian Stork, Cuckoo, Wild Duck, Waterfowls etc. Later you can spend the entire day by enjoying the nature of backwaters, overnight stay at Kumarakom
After breakfast proceed towards Alleppey – beautiful backwater destination, in noon embark the houseboat and sail around Alleppey, during your cruise you can witness small temples, paddy field, day to day activities of local people like washing clothes and vessels on lake side, Afternoon delicious Keralian food will be provided for lunch & later in the evening you can taste the Keralian snacks with a cup of tea / coffee, Evening the houseboat will stop cruising and will be anchored till next day morning & you can relax at the houseboat, overnight stay at houseboat.
After breakfast disembark the houseboat and proceed towards Kovalam – which is the beautiful beach destination, on arrival check in at hotel and relax, later visit to Horse Palace (where you can witness the paintings, Italian Marble Statue, belongings for Royal family (remains closed on every Monday and Wednesday forenoon), Chitra Art Gallery (collection for Mural Paintings – closed on Every Monday and Wednesday forenoon), Napier Museum (here you can see the rare collection of idols, ancient ornaments, ivory carving – closed on Every Monday and Wednesday Forenoon), you can spend the rest of the time at Kovalam beach, overnight stay at Kovalam.
Start earlier from Kovalam and proceed for an excursion towards Kanyakumari enroute you can visit another famous temple in Suchindram – where you can worship Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma in a single deity called as Thanumalayan. On arrival at Kanyakumari visit Kumari Amman temple (here the Goddess worship is in the form of Kanya (Virgin), that’s why the city called as Kanyakumari. As per the Hindu Mythology, it is believed that the nose ring of Goddess is most powerful one. Later visit Vivenkananda Memorial – where you can mediate. Here you can see the statue of Swami Vivekanada and the painting of his Guru Ramakrishna and Saradha Devi, you can also witness the footprint of Goddess Kanya. Excursion of Kanyakumari will not be fulfilled without witnessing the beautiful sunset. So after witnessing the sunset you can drive back to Kovalam for an overnight stay.
This day you will be transferred to Trivandrum Airport or railway station with sweet memories of your tour.