Day 01: Cochin – Munnar
Arrive Cochin Airport/railway station and Transfer to Munnar by road on the way visit Spice Plantations. Arrival at a place which is called ‘nature’s lovers paradise’. On arrival at Munnar, check in at Hotel. Later in the day free for leisure. Overnight at Munnar.
Day 02: Munnar
Morning After breakfast Explore Munnar. Munnar is situated at the confluence of three mountain streams – Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundale. 1600 Meter above sea level. This hill station was once the summer resort of the erstwhile British government in South India. Sprawling Tea Plantation picture-book towns, winding lanes and holiday facility makes this a popular town. Local sightseeing of Munnar – visit Mattupetty Dam, Kundale Lake and Echo point. Afternoon proceed to Rajamalai were you can visit the rarest species know as “Nilgiri Tars”. Sight seeing Places of Munnar: Rajamalai (Closed during breeding season) Mattupetty dam, Echo Point, Kundala Dam, Blossem Park, Tea Museum (closed on Monday). Overnight stay in Munnar.
Day 03: Munnar – Thekkady
Morning after breakfast drive to Periyar .Periyar is also called as Thekkedy The Periyar wild life sanctuary is one of the India’s Major Wild life sanctuary it was declared a Tiger reserve in 1978 .The sanctuary offers a lovely and comfortable way to see the animals via boat rides on the man made Lake .On arrival Thekkedy check in hotel. Afternoon free for local sightseeing visit Spice Plantation, Periyar lake, Periyar wild life sanctuary etc evening boating at Periyar lake (optional) and overnight stay at hotel..
Day 04: Thekkady -Alleppey
Morning after breakfast drive to Alleppey. With the Arabian Sea in the west and a vast network of Lakes, Lagoons and freshwater rivers criss-crossing it, Alappuzha is a district immense natural beauty. Referred to as the Venice of east by travelers from across the world. This backwater country is home to diverse animal and bird life. By virtue of its proximity to the sea, the town has always enjoy a unique place in the maritime history of Kerala. Today, Alappuzha is an important backwater destination attracting several thousand foreign tourists every year. Alappuzha is also famous for its boat races, beaches, marine products and coir industry. A singularity of this land is the region called “KUTTANAD” – a land of lush paddy fields referred to as the rice bowl of Kerala and one of the few places in the world where farming is done below sea level. Sight seeing Places of Alleppey : Vembanad Lake, Alleppey Beach.
Day 05 : Alleppey – Kovalam
Check out from the house boat proceed to Kovalam. Rest of the day is to explore the beaches of Kovalam. On arrival check in & overnight stay.
Day 06 : Kovalam
Kovalam is an internationally renowned beach with three adjacent crescent beaches. It has been a favorite haunt of tourists, especially Europeans, since the 1930s.A massive rocky promontory on the beach has created a beautiful bay of calm waters ideal for sea bathing. The leisure options at this beach are plenty and diverse-sunbathing, swimming, herbal body toning massages, special cultural programmes, Catamaran cruising etc. The tropical sun acts so fast that one can see the faint blush of coppery tan on the skin in a matter of minutes. Life on the beach begins late in the day and carries on well into the night. Sight seeing Places of Trivandrum : Padmanabha Swami Temple, Kuthira maligai palace, Zoo, Art Gallery ( All places close on Monday except Padmanabha Swami Temple)
Day 07 : Kovalam – Trivandrum departure
Check out from the hotel & proceed towards Trivandrum airport to board the flight for onward journey.