Kerala with Tamil Nadu
9 NIGHTS / 10 DAYS
Day 01 :Bhubaneswar - Cochin
On arrival at Cochin Airport our Tour Executive welcomes you and assist you further transfer to the hotel. Check in to the hotel. Half day sightseeing in Cochin including Jewish synagogue, Chinese fishing nets, Mattancheri palace, Fort Cochin beach, Jew Street. Later witness the famous Kathakali performance (optional)/ harbour cruise (optional) covering Islands, Cochin backwater and Cochin shipyard in the evening. Over night stay at Cochin.
Day 02:Cochin - Munnar(126kms)
After an early breakfast proceed to Munnar, a peaceful hill station having impeccable beauty. On your way enjoy beautiful streams, small waterfalls, rubber, pepper, cardamom and tea plantations and thick forests. Visit Tata tea museum at the Nallathanni Estate in Munnar. Check in to resort. Enjoy the leisure activities in the resort. Over night stay at Munnar.
Morning proceed on a drive through the picturesque countryside of Munnar. Visit the Raja Mala the highest peak in Munnar, the Eravikulam National Park where you can see the very rare mountain goats locally called the Nilgiri Tahr, Panther, Sambhar etc. Mattupetty Dam & Dairy Farm, Echo point, Kundala dam, tea and coffee plantations and the town market where you can go for spice shopping etc. Enjoy another overnight stay at your resort.
Day 04: Munnar - Thekkady
This morning, drive from the land of tea plantations into the heart of the spice hills in Thekkady. The rest of the afternoon is free to enjoy a walk through the bustling spice market of Kumily village in Thekkady or you have the option of taking a boat cruise on Lake Periyar which is the best way to locate wildlife in Periyar Sanctuary (boats can be hired directly there). Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast you can go for sightseeing of Thekkady. The sanctuary watchtowers: There are three watchtowers for observing wild life - at Edappalayam , Manakkavala and Thannikudi. Kumily: This plantation town, closely associated with Thekkady, is situated on the outskirts of the Periyar Sanctuary. It is an important shopping centre and spice trade centre, the main bus station and most of the medium range accommodation in the Periyar region is in Kumily. Murikkady: Washed in fresh spice scented air, Murikkady is a panorama of cardamom, coffee and pepper plantations. Pandikuzhi: This picturesque place is cradled between Chellarkovil and the Tamil Nadu State border is a popular picnic spot. Pandikuzhi offers great opportunities for trekking and is a photographer's delight.
Day 06:Thekkady - Alleppey Houseboat
Check in to your House Boat. A cruise along the palm-fringed waterways, lush paddy fields, coir villages, rustic homes, temples, churches, ancient Chinese fishing nets, water lilies and coconut groves of Kerala in a luxury houseboat will be a most enchanting holiday experience for you. Your crew will prepare delicious food on board. In the houseboat you can try gliding, exploring, fishing, bird watching or just lazing in the sun. Overnight stay at House Boat.
Day 07:Allepy- Kovalam
After breakfast checkout from the hotel and proceed to Trivandrum for a local sightseeing.Visit:The Napier Museum,Kuthiramalika museum/Sri padmanabhaswamy temple,Zoo.Then proceed to Kovalam, the world renowned beach gate way. Its the ideal place for Swimming and long sand spread are the main attractions at kovalam. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast check-out from the hotel and transfer to Kanyakumari. Check-in at the hotel. Afternoon Visit the Gandhi Memorial,Vivekanda Rock and after sunset return back to hotel. Overnight stay Kanyakumari.
Day 09:Kanyakumari – Rameswaram
In the morning experience sun rise. Later drive to Rameshwaram, on arrival check into Hotel. Afternoon proceed for sightseeing of Rameshwaram - visit Ramanathaswamy Temple, Agnitheertham, Ramjharoka Temple, Dhanushkodi and Adam's Bridge. Overnight stay in Rameshwaram.
After breakfast check out from Hotel and drive to Madurai Airport for journey back home with sweet memories of holidays.
Tour Includes :
- • Return Airfare Bhubaneswar –Cochin/Madurai – Bhubaneswar
- • 01 Night accommodation in Cochin
- • 02 Nights accommodation in Munnar
- • 02 Nights accommodation in Thekkaddy
- • 01 Night accommodation in Alleppy Houseboat
- • 01 Night accommodation in Kovalam
- • 01 Night accommodation in Kanyakumari
- • 01 Night accommodation in Rameswaram
- • All transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary by Luxury vehicle
- • Boat cruise in Periyar lake
- • Breakfast & Dinner in Hotel
- • Interstate transport taxes, toll, parking driver allowance
Extra Charges Apply :
- • Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
- • Tips, Laundry, Room service, Phone Calls
- • Guide fee, camera fee, Soft or Hard drinks, Starters.
- • Medical & Travel insurance