Colours of Kerala
Duration: 06 Nights/07 Days
Destinations Covered : Kochi (Cochin) – Munnar – Thekkady – Kumarakom - Kovalam
Day 1: Arrival Cochin – Munnar
Our representative will welcome you at Cochin international airport and later you will drive straight to Munnar. On arrival, check in at the hotel and spend the day at leisure. Stay overnight in Munnar.
Day 2: Munnar Sightseeing
After breakfast enjoy the local sightseeing of Munnar. Situated at the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundale, Munnar is 1600 Meter above sea level. This majestic hill station was once the summer resort of the British government in South India. Visit to Mattupetty Dam, Kundale Lake and Echo point. Afternoon proceed to Rajamalai were the rarest species of mountain goat, "Nilgiri Thars", can be spotted. Overnight stay is arranged at Munnar.
Day 3: Munnar - Thekkady
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Thekkady (04 Hrs); on arrival check in to the hotel. Later proceed for an afternoon boat ride over Lake Periyar. The Periyar wild life sanctuary in Thekkady is spread across 777 sq km of which 360 sq km is thick ever green forest. Noted for its geomorphology, diversity of wild life and scenic beauty, the sanctuary was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1978. You may enjoy the optional activities like Boating at Periyar Lake, Spice Plantation visit and Elephant Ride during the day at an extra cost. Stay overnight in Thekkady.
Day 4: Thekkady - Kumarakom
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Kumarakom (05 Hrs Drive). On arrival, check in at your backwater resort. Afternoon proceeds for local sightseeing in and around Kumarakom - a tiny backwater hamlet perched on the western banks of the Vembanadu Lake. The stretch of backwater is spread over 900 sq. km. Choose a canoe, motor boat or a houseboat and devour the beauty of this backwater paradise at its best. Overnight stay is arranged in Kumarakom.
Day 5: Kumarakom - Trivandrum / Kovalam
After breakfast, check out from the Hotel/houseboat and drive to Kovalam. On arrival, check-in in at your beach resort. Kovalam is one of the prime beach destinations in India. Enjoy the evening watching a spectacular sunset or swimming at the picturesque Kovalam Beach. Stay overnight in your beach resort.
Day 6: Kovalam - Trivandrum - Kovalam
After breakfast proceed for the sightseeing tour of Trivandrum- an ancient city, dating back to 1000 BC. This capital city of Kerala is a beautiful seaside metropolis built on seven hills. It is located on the west coast of India spreading over a total of 2,192 sq. km. Visits Padmanabhaswami Temple, Srichitra Art Gallery, Napier Museum and Zoo. Stay overnight at your beach resort.
Day 7: Kovalam - Trivandrum Departure/ Transfer (30 Mnts)
After breakfast check out from the Hotel and you will be transferred to straight to Trivandrum airport/railway station for your onward journey. Tour ends.