Detailed Day Wise Itinerary
Day 1 – Arrive in Cochin
On arrival at Cochin you will be greeted by our representative and then transferred to your hotel. After checking in, freshen up and gear up for a half day sightseeing tour. Our first stop is the Mattancherry Dutch Palace (closed on Fridays & public holidays). Come face to face with some of the greatest mythological wall murals of the time and also portraits of the Kings of Kochi. Next we visit the Jewish Synagogue (closed on Friday, Saturdays & Jewish Holidays). Hundreds of years old, the synagogue houses some rare antiques. Last we stop to see Chinese fishing nets. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2 – Drive from Cochin to Munnar [135 km/approx. 4 hours]
After Breakfast, Checkout and board the vehicle and start your journey towards Munnar. Situated at an elevation of 1600 metres above sea level, Munnar is a beautiful hill station in Kerala. It is located at the confluence of three rivers and is worth a visit. Expansive tea plantations, winding lanes and mist covered hills add to the beauty of this place. On arrival at Munnar, check-in at the hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 – Sightseeing in Munnar
Leave the hotel to explore the scenic land of Munnar. Start the excursion with a visit to Eravikulam National Park, which is the most prominent attraction of this region. It covers an area of approximately 97 square kilometres and is home to various elusive and endangered species. It is a great place to enjoy trekking and offers mind-blowing views of the tea plantations. After exploring this park, proceed towards Tea Museum [closed on Monday], which gives an insight in to the history of tea plantations of this region. Later visit Mattupetty Dam, Eco Point and Flower Garden. Return to the hotel in the evening and stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 4 – Drive from Munnar to Thekkady (110 km/approx. 4 hours)
Check out from the hotel and drive to Thekkady (Periyar). On arrival, check in at the hotel. Thekkady is synonymous to uninterrupted hills, rich biodiversity and spice plantations. The place is best known for the Periyar National Park. In the afternoon, proceed for a boat cruise at Periyar Lake in Thekkady. Return to the hotel and stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 5 – Drive from Thekkady to Alleppey (180 km/approx. 4 hours)
Check out and drive to Alleppey. Upon arrival, check in to the hotel and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Hotel
Day 6 – Drive from Alleppey to Kovalam (190 km/approx. 5 hours)
Proceed to Kovalam by road. After arrival in Kovalam, check in at the hotel. Spend the day at the beautiful beach of Kovalam. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7 – Trip to Kanyakumari [100 km / approx 02 hours]
Proceed for an excursion to Kanyakumari. Visit Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Thiruvalluvar Statue and Gandhi Memorial. Thereafter, return to Kovalam. Overnight at the hotel
Day 8 – Depart from Kovalam – Trivandrum airport [20 Km / approx 45 min]
After breakfast, check out and drive to Trivandrum airport to board the return flight