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Day 1 : Arrive Delhi
Arrival at the Cochin International airport. Or railwy station Our representative meets and welcomes you on your arrival to Cochin Airport. Later our representative assists you to transfer to Cochin Hotel. Later start sightseeing tour of Cochin by visiting St. Francis ChurchSt. Francis CSI Church, in Kochi , earlier called Cochin, originally built in 1503, is the oldest European church in India and has great historical significance as a mute witness to the European colonial struggle in the subcontinent. The Portuguese explorer, Vasco da Gama, died in Kochi in 1524 when he was on his third visit to India. His body was originally buried in this church, but after fourteen years his remains were removed to Lisbon. Visit Fort Kochi, Jewish Synagogue, Chinese fishing nets , Evening back to hotel
Day 2 : Cochin - Athirappally - Cochin
After breakfast proceed to Athirapally. Athirappally Waterfalls is located 78 kms from Kochi (Cochin), located at the entrance to Sholayar ranges, this waterfall is a popular picnic spot. Affording to the onlookers, one of the most bewitching sights, Athirappally Falls is about 80 feet high and located in the forest area. Combined with the greene ry it infuses freshness into any tired soul. The Athirapally Falls join the Chalakkudy River after plummeting a drop of 80 feet. Sight seeing athirapally Later drive back to Cochin.
Overnight stay in Cochin.
Day 3 : Cochin - Munnar (140 Km. Approx.)
The Spectacular Kerala itinerary begins with arrival at Kochi. From here our representative takes you for a drive to the hill station of Munnar, which is about 140 kms from Kochi. This pleasant 4-hour drive is in fact one of the best attractions of this Kerala Tour as you wind up to the hills of Munnar. Stay for two nights is scheduled here as you check in to a pre booked hotel of your choice. During the evening you may go shopping and exploring the spice and dry fruit markets in Munnar.
Overnight stay in Munnar.
Day 4 : At Munnar
Enjoy the early morning breakfast and later get ready to enjoy Munnar tour. Munnar is blessed with heavenly beauty and blissful ambiance. Here visit to well organized tea gardens with ever-ending tea bushes, Mattupetty Lake and Dam, Echo Point ( Here the sound comes back to you), Kundale Lake and Rajmalai. Also visit to Eravikulam National Park a home to rare and endangered mountain goat also called Nilgiri Thar. Return back on time to the hotel.
Overnight stay in the Hotel.
Day 5 : Munnar - Thekkady (110 Km. Approx.)
After Breakfast Proceed for Thekkady. On arrival check into the Hotel. Later we will drive you to Visit Periyar wild life sanctuary.It is one of India's most fascinating natural wildlife sanctuaries, where one can watch wildlife at close range. The vegetation, flora & fauna and birds are uniquely rich & varied and do not bear semblance to any other wildlife sanctuaries in the world. Even a casual visitor to this place will not fail to observe the special ecological pattern. The very sound of the name conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hill & spice scented plantations. The sanctuary is one of the best in the country for watching & photographing wild life. Notable among the inhabitants are the tigers, majestic Asiatic wild elephants & distinctive Nilgiri Langur. Return back to hotel. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Overnight stay in Thekkady.
Day 6 : Thekkady - Kumarakom (122 Kms Approx)
After breakfast check out from Hotel and we drive down to Kumarakom (175 Kms / 5 Hrs).Kumarakom is a confluence of beautiful small islands and is characterized by marvelous backwaters, vast paddy fields, mangrove forests, coconut groves etc. On arrival at Kumarakom visit the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary and later check in at the hotel. In the evening go for Sunset cruise (optional) or enjoy the beauty of backwater by just relaxing near Vembanadu Lake.
Overnight stay in Kumarakom.
Day 7 : Kumarakom - Alleppey (52 Km. Approx.)
After breakfast drive to Alleppey, also known as Alappuzha, and called Venice of the East.
A town with picturesque canals, backwaters & lagoons, It has a wonderful past, it owes its existence to the sagacious Diwan Raja Kesavadas in the second half of 18th century. Kuttanad, the rice bowl of Kerala with the unending stretch of paddy fields, small streams & canals with lush green coconut palms, was well known even from the early periods of the Sangam age. History says Alappuzha had trade relations with ancient Greece & Rome in the pre Jesus era. Alleppey is now the hub for backwaters tourism in Kerala.
On arrival we board the Houseboat, locally called Kettuvallam, cruise around backwaters of Alleppey to observe & experience the daily life of the villagers along the backwaters. Holiday on the houseboats are an out-of-this-world experience.
Overnight stay in the houseboat.
Day 8 : Alleppey - Kovalam (162 Km. Approx.)
Morning checkout from hotel and and transfer to Kovalam. Check in to hotel near the beach upon arrival. Day free to spend at leisure on the beach. Enjoy playing with the golden sands or take a swim in the shallow water. A soothing sunbath is a perfect option to unwind. The more adventurous ones can enjoy thrilling beach sports. An Ayurvedic massage can also be availed (optional). Return to hotel at night.
Overnight stay in Kovalam
Day 9 : Kovalam - Trivendaram - Kovalam
After breakfast drive to Thiruvananthapuram is the capital of Kerala. The wooded highlands on the Western Ghats in the eastern and northeastern borders give Thiruvananthapuram some of the most enchanting picnic spots. A long shoreline, with internationally renowned beaches, historic monuments, backwater stretches and a rich cultural heritage make it a much sought after tourist destination.
Padmanabha Swamy Temple: Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the temple is a blend of the Kerala and Dravidian styles of architecture. It is known for its mural paintings and stone carvings. One among the 108 sacred Vishnu temples in India, the presiding deity in here is Lord Vishnu reclining on Anantha the Serpent Kuthiramalika (Puthenmalika) Palace Museum: The palace was built by Maharaja Swathi Thirunal Balarama Varma - the King of Travancore, who was a great poet, musician, social reformer and statesman. The Napier Museum: Built in the 19th century, the Indo - saracenic structure boasts a "natural" air conditioning system and houses a rare collection of archaeological and historic artifacts, bronze idols, ancient ornaments, a temple chariot and ivory carvings. The use of plastic is banned in the museum premises. Sree Chithra Art Gallery: Located near the Napier Museum, this art gallery displays select paintings of Raja Ravi Varma, Svetlova and Nicholas Roerich and exquisite works from the Rajput, Mughal and Tanjore schools of art in India. The collection also includes paintings from China, Japan, Tibet and Bali.. Evening back to hotel.
Overnight stay in Thiruvananthapuram
Day 10 : Kovalm - Trivandrum / Dparture
Morning after breakfast checkout from hotel and drive you to Trivandrum. On arrival at Trivandrum transfer to International airport to board the flight for onward destination.
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