Hike & relax -5Nights / 6Days | South India Tourism

Trip to relax and rejuvenate

Trip to relax and rejuvenate
Day 1   Arrive Cochin- Munnar

Arrive at Cochin airport / railway station. Our representative will welcome you and he will introduce our driver to you. Later drive towards the 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. En-route, you can witness the beautiful water falls -  Valera & Cheeyappara waterfalls. On reaching Munnar check in to the hotel and relax for some time. Later you can explore the area near by your hotel by walk and you can spend the remaining day 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 town Munnar - Which includes Eravikulam National Park (Closed from February to Mid of April) - which covers forests of Western Ghats & it is the home for the rare goat species Nilgiri Tahr. Then you can visit the famous Tea Museum (Closed on Mondays) where you will find the tea processing & tea plantations. The other attractions are Mattupetty Dam & Echo Point. If interested, you can also opt for Ayurveda massage on your own. Overnight stay in Munnar.

Day 3   Munnar – Kumarakom (4.5hrs drive)

This morning, drive towards the backwater paradise - Kumarakom. Experience a different world all together with the splendid backwaters, houseboats floating among the coconut trees, and glimpse of the local life at Kumarakom. Bird sanctuary here is a safe haven to millions of lovely birds and other species. Your days here will definitely be enriching. Check into the resort and relax. If interested, you can visit the famous Kumarakom bird sanctuary where you can find several rare species of migratory birds  or you can also opt for Ayurveda Massage on your own. Later explore the town and local village culture & activities. Overnight stay in Kumarakom.

Day 4   Kumarakom – Kovalam (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 5   Kovalam – Trivandrum- Kovalam (each way 30min drive)

This morning, proceed for a sightseeing tour of Trivandrum. The name Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram) suggests that “the abode of Lord Anandha”. This divine land is the capital of Kerala and is known for its intricate architecture. This lovey city is clean, green and has a leisurely feel to it. It has an interesting mix of commercial streets, tree lined avenues, historical monuments, hoary temples, ancestral homes and a long golden coastline washed by the Arabian Sea. Sightseeing of this city includes the famous Padmanabha Swamy temple which depicts a mix of Kerala and Dravidian style of architecture. Then you can visit the famous museums  over there - Napier museum, Sri Chitra art gallery and Kuthiramalika palace museum (all these places are closed on Monday, Wednesday forenoon & National holidays). Get back to the hotel at Kovalam and rest for the day.

Day 6   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.

  • Trip to relax and rejuvenate
  • Trip to relax and rejuvenate
  • Trip to relax and rejuvenate
  • Trip to relax and rejuvenate
  • Trip to relax and rejuvenate
  • Trip to relax and rejuvenate
  • Trip to relax and rejuvenate
  • Trip to relax and rejuvenate