Welcome to God’s own country, Kerala boasts of its natural beauty and it is famous for the lush green tropical forest cover which remains intact throughout the year. Overlooking the Arabian sea this state has 600km of coastline with numerous beaches and is home to a diversified topography. Ranging from the foothills in Munnar to the western ghats around the coastal region which are home to the tea, coffee, and spice plantations. The pristine backwaters of Allepy are a must-visit when in Kerela to enjoy an overnight stay in backwaters. The Periyar wildlife century in Thekkady offers mesmerizing views with lush green forests. The region is rich in its flora and fauna and you can hear the sounds of nature coming from all directions. It has a lot to offer for travelers, be it the beaches, mountains, jungles or the rich food and culture. A trip to Kerela is an enchanting experience that fills your soul and makes you rich in memories. Kerala has a cultural influence from the Hindus and Muslims alike and also from the Jews and Portuguese who once ruled this coastal state and it reflects upon the rich traditions of the state. The state can be visited throughout the year but the months from October to February are the best time to explore God’s country. Experience the best of Kerala on our curated tour through the god’s own country taking you to picturesque places and cities.
Day 1 – Cochin – Munnar (126km/3.5hrs)
Pick up from your preferred location in Cochin and drive to Munnar. Enjoy the scenic drive filled with green forests and waterfalls. Check-in at your hotel in Munnar and relax for the day.
Day 2 – Munnar
We start the day with a visit to Mattupetty Dam and then head to Kundale lake enjoying the natural beauty of this hill station. Later visit the Echo point and observe the sound of nature along with ours. In the afternoon we go in search of the mountain goat or the Nilgiri Thars at Rajmalai. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 – Munnar – Thekkady (91kms/3.5hrs)
Enjoy your breakfast and check-out from the hotel for our journey to Thekkady which is a four-hour drive. On arrival check in to your hotel and get ready for a sightseeing tour of the Periyar wildlife sanctuary. Enjoy the awful sights of wild animals and submerge in the scenic beauty of the place. Optionally you can choose to boat in the Periyar Lake or ride an elephant also get the chance to visit the spice plantation at additional costs not covered in the tour. Overnight at Thekkady.
Day 4 – Thekkady – Alleppey (140kms/4hrs)
Check out of your hotel after breakfast to experience life in a boat. Get on the deck by noon and it will your home for the day, go around the backwaters of Kerala enjoying the paddy fields, and take your lunch on the moving boat. Get a first-hand experience of the village life in the state and get to know more about the life of people, fishing nets, the crops which are grown in the reason, and view magnificent temples while relaxing on the houseboat. Overnight in your houseboat.
DDay 5 – Alleppey – Kovalam (160kms/4.5hrs)
After breakfast bid goodbye to your houseboat and head to Kovalam which is approximately a four and a half-hour drive from Alleppey. On reaching check-in your hotel and relax. We leave for the Kovalam beach in the evening, take a stroll beside the Arabian sea and watch the sunset over the horizon. Night at hotel in Kovalam.
Day 6 – Kovalam – Kanyakumari (80kms/2.5hrs)
After breakfast today we head for a full-day excursion to the southernmost point of the Indian mainland. We visit the famous Padmanbhapuram Palace, the Kanyakumari Temple, Gandhidham, and Suchithram Temple as well as Swami Vivekanand Memorial. In the evening we return to our hotel in Kovalam for a peaceful night.
Day 7 – Departure
After Breakfast, pack your bags and leave for Trivandrum airport/railway station around 30 mins drive from the hotel. Time to say goodbye to your Kerala tour and head for your journey back home