DETAILED DAY WISE ITINERARY
Day 1 – Arrival in Cochin and Cochin Sightseeing
Arrive at Cochin Airport or Ernakulam Railway Station and get transferred to a hotel in the city. After completing check-in formalities, set out for a half-day city tour of Cochin visiting the Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church and Dutch Palace. Watch the gigantic Chinese fishing nets bring up a hefty catch and stroll along the sea coast at Marine Drive. Stay overnight at the hotel, in Cochin.
Day 2 – Cochin- Munnar (130 Km/ 3 Hrs 45 Min)
Proceed to Munnar along scenic routes that take you through vast expanses of tea plantations, colonial bungalows, rivulets and waterfalls. En route, visit spice plantations and Valara/Cheeyappara Falls. On arrival, check in at the hotel. Spend a leisurely day in Munnar and stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 – Munnar Sightseeing
In the morning, go on a full-day sightseeing tour of Munnar visiting Mattupetty Dam/Lake, Echo Point, Nursery Garden, Photo Point, Eravikulam National Park (Rajamalai), Anamudi Peak and Tata Tea Museum. In the evening, enjoy Spice Tea trailing at Munnar. Stay overnight at the hotel, in Munnar.
Day 4 – Munnar – Thekkady (92 Km/ 3 Hrs)
In the morning, enjoy a scenic drive to Thekkady. Once you reach, check in at the hotel and refresh yourself. Later, go on a half-day sightseeing tour of Thekkady. Enjoy a boat safari on the Periyar Lake through Periyar Tiger Reserve. Later, visit spice plantations and enjoy an evening walk through the bustling Spice Market in Kumili Village. Stay overnight at the hotel, in Thekkady.
Day 5 – Thekkady – Alleppey (138 Km/ 3.5 Hrs)
In the morning, proceed to Alleppey. On arrival, check in at Kettuvallam, a famous Kerala Houseboat. Have lunch on the houseboat and cruise through the unique web of lakes, lagoons, canals and rivers in Alleppey. Stroll along verdant paddy fields in Kuttanad Region. Stay overnight on houseboat, in Alleppey.
Day 6 – Alleppey – Kovalam (159 Km/ 4 Hrs)
In the morning, disembark from the houseboat at the boat jetty. Proceed to Kovalam. On arrival, check in at the hotel. Spend a leisurely day and stay overnight at the hotel, in Kovalam.
Day 7 – Kanyakumari Day Trip
In the morning, drive to Kanyakumari. On the way, visit Padmanabhapuram Palace and Suseendram Temple. On arrival, check in at the hotel. Later, enjoy a short sightseeing tour of Kanyakumari visiting Swami Vivekananda Memorial, Triveni Sangamam and Thiruvalluvar Statue. In the evening, witness a spectacular sunset. Stay overnight in Kovalam.
Day 8 – Departure from Kovalam
You will be transferred to the airport/railway station I Trivandrum for your onward journey.