Day 01 Munnar
On arrival at Cochin International Airport / Railway station meet and transfer to Munnar check-in your resort / hotel and go for sight seeing to Mattupetty, Eco Point, Top Station etc…,You can view the Indo Swiss Dairy Farm, is a little ahead Mattupetty lake, where you can see more than 100 varieties of cattle. And also visit a beautiful rose garden near by. You can also indulge in activities like boating and horse riding here. The forest in and around Mattupetty makes it an ideal location for trekking and some bird watching. Then proceed to Echo Point, which offers you a panoramic view and the thrill of hearing your voice echo. Echo point is on the way to Top Station from Munnar. The sprawling Kundala tea plantations and the Kundala lake are other attractions of Munnar. Here at Top Station you can view hundreds of tiny bluish pretty blossoms by name Neelakurunji (strobilanthus) which is rare and has the peculiarity of blooming once among every 12 years and this species belongs to this region. Top Station (a viewing point) also offers a panoramic view of neighbouring state of Tamilnadu . Enjoy the day by being here and Overnight stay at Hotel / resort.
Day 02 Munnar
Morning after breakfast move for sight seeing to Pothanmedu , Pallivasal, Chithrapuram and to the marvelous waterfalls of Cheeyappara and valara. Pothanmedu considered to be a scenic spot offering majestic views of the tea, coffee and cardamom plantations and the undulating hills, the lush mountain and the incredible scenery here is ideal for your trekking and extensive mountain walks. A Famous little sleepy village by name Chithirapuram also a hill station beckons you to immerse yourself in its exotic charm and sylvan surroundings and this hill station is a scenic treasure chest, full of verdant hills, tumbling mountain streams and vast tea plantations. Embark on a journey to explore the unexplored and also enjoy hiking along the tea plantations and savor its lush green scenic beauty and take in a world of experiences in outdoor activities such as hiking and trekking. Also a visit to Pallivasal , the venue of the first hydro electric project in kerala and a place of immense scenic beauty . You can spend your rest of the day at the Cheeyappara and valara waterfalls and the later forms a chain of waterfalls surrounded by thick green forests. Enjoy yourself by being here and Overnight stay at hotel / resort.
Day 03 Munnar
Morning after breakfast proceed to the lovely spots of tourist interest such as Devikulam, Lock Heart Gap, Anaiyirangal etc …….., Devikulam said to be a lovely hill station located in Munnar is famous for its breath-taking locales and scenic spots and in the heart of this landscape is a small lake that has crystal clear water. Take a dip in the cool waters of this lake, which is known as Sita Devi Lake. This lake is a popular scenic spot and rest assured you will feel rejuvenated and fresh as the morning dew once you unwind yourself in the beautiful locales of this hill station. The uneven bends and undulating hills provide adventurous moments as one can go trekking, rock climbing etc… and the hill station is famous for its unique flora and fauna and all creates a magical atmosphere to the place and adds to the romantic beauty here. No words can describe the serenity of this wonderful hill station. Lock Heart Gap is an ideal place for adventure tourism and trekking, located about 13 kms from Munnar. The fresh mountain air, the mist-clad hills and panoramic view all will take you to the land of wonders. Then a visit to Anayirangal is a lush green carpet of tea plants and trip on the splendid reservoir is a memorable experience. The Anayirangal dam is surrounded by Tata Tea plantations and evergreen forests is also an ideal picnic spot. After the visit return to your hotel / resort and Overnight stay at hotel / resort.
Day 04 Thekkady
Morning after breakfast transfer to Thekkady ….. check-in your resort / hotel and go for sight seeing to Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary , Kumily, Peerumedu Waterfalls ……….. Periyar Wildlife is the only sanctuary in India where you can have the unique experience of viewing wildlife at close quarters from the safety of a boat on the lake. The greatest attraction of Periyar remains the large herds of wild elephants that come down to the lake's edge, It is home to herds of elephants, sambar, tigers, gaur, lion-tailed Macaques and Nilgiri Langurs popularly known by the name southernmost Tiger reserve and also included over 265 species of birds. Kumily a small plantation town, an important shopping centre and spice trade centre Peerumadu with waterfalls and open grass land. Rest of the day enjoy at the beauty of cascading silvery waterfalls glitters in the light of the Sun and Overnight stay at Hotel / Resort.
Day 05 Kumarakom
Morning after breakfast proceed to Kumarakom….. check-in your resort / hotel and go for sight seeing to Kumarakom beautiful bird sanctuary bird seen there included water fowl, cuckoo, owl, duck……..etc. This is an ideal site for enjoying the back water and boat cruise. Country boat and speed boats are available there. You will enjoy by the backwaters and boats, The Bird Sanctuary can be visited by canoes, which can be arranged with local fishermen at the entrance to the sanctuary. This 14 - acre Bird Sanctuary is located on the eastern banks of the Vembanad Lake. If you are lucky you will chance upon a Siberian Crane, a special visitor during the migratory seasons, Enjoy the day by being in the sanctuary and Overnight stay at hotel/resort
Day 06 Alleppey
Morning after breakfast transfer to Alleppey check in your houseboat …..a round about tour, in which the cruise takes you through the clear waters of the prominent Punnamada Lake, the Nehru Trophy snake boat race. By noon cruise through paddyfields, coconut lagoons, narrow canals and coir village…….etc. .With the Kuttanad region and the Vembanad Kayal nearby, Alappuzha (earlier known as Alleppey) attracts tourists throughout the year. The criss-crossing canals in the area evoke comparisons with Venice, but the differences are also substantial. Each has an identity of its own. Amongst the notable sights is the Vembanad Kayal, the place is famous for the snake boat races and also Kuttanad region is a vast area of partly reclaimed land, covered with bright green paddy fields, separated by dikes. The level of water is a few feet higher than the level of the surrounding land.It is an amazing labyrinth of shimmering waterways composed of lakes, canals, rivers and rivulets. Lined with dense tropical greenery, it offers a glimpse into rural life-styles of Kerala. Kuttanad is a backwater paradise and an ideal destination for a backwater cruise in Kerala. It is possible to drift along in a houseboat and enjoy the scenic view of the Kerala countryside…. It is the best way to experience Kerala village life and the exotic beauty of Kerala, after spending the night at the romantic Vattakayal Lake overnight stay at houseboat.
Day 07 Kovalam
Morning after breakfast transfer to Kovalam Check in your hotel / resort. Leave for sight seeing to different beaches of Kovalam like Lighthouse beach, Hawah beach, Samudra………., Pozhikkara Beach, as Kovalam has become one of the most popular beach hangouts in India. Enjoy at Thiruvallom – a backwater destination also ……..Kovalam means a grove of coconut trees and truly the coconut trees along the beaches gives it a ravishing look and one can have sun bath too…… The crescent-shaped beaches can be divided in three parts. The southern most beach, and the most popular, is the Lighthouse Beach. for its 35 metre high light house which towers over it atop Kurumkal hillock. Lighthouse Beach and the concrete path that runs along it is one string of hotels, Kashmiri souvenir sellers, travel agencies, tailors and overprices fish restaurants. Persistent hawkers zigzag through the international crowd fobbing off their edibles and durables. At Lighthouse beach you can watch them build kettumarans. Kettu means log and maran means tied ……. That’s exactly what they are: logs tied together. Kettumarans are simple boats and consist of five logs tied together. Then proceed to the middle beach is called Hawah Beach named thus for the topless European women who used to throng there. It was the first topless beach in India. Each morning this beach acts as a base for the local fisherman Visitors frequent these two beaches The northern most beach, Samudra is dotted with few rudimentary wooden fishing vessels. Also have a visit to Pozhikkara Beach nearby .This is called Bird watchers’ paradise as you can view various beautiful sea birds that are visiting every year and the calm and serene Atmosphere draws the attention of the visitors. Rest of the day at beach and Overnight stay at hotel / Resort.
Day 08 Kovalam
Early morning visit the famous Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple for Darshan, Padmanabhapuram Palace, Kaudiar Palace, Napier Museum, Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, Science & Technology Museum, Art Gallery by name Sri Chitra Art Gallery, Zoological Park and a Botanical garden. Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and the temple is a blend of the Kerala and Dravidian styles of architecture. It is known for its mural paintings and stone carvings. One among the 108 sacred Vishnu temples in India, the presiding deity over here is Lord Vishnu reclining on Anantha the Serpent. Only Hindus are allowed for Worship. On a visit to Padmanabhapuram Palace one can experience the beauty of traditional wooden architecture of Kerala and dates back to the 16th century. The architectural splendor of this structure, interiors of this palace decorated with splendid rosewood carvings and the grand architecture adds to the delight of an admirer of art and sculptures. There are exquisite wall paintings in the interiors of the Padmanabhapuram Palace . The major attractions of the palace are the black granite floors and the floral carvings on the walls. This four hundred year old structure was the traditional home of the royal family of Travancore. Kaudiar Palace is one such historic structure can be reached through the well-developed network of transportation facilities. The architectural mastery with which Kaudiar Palace had been constructed years back bears the royal imprints of the rulers of bygone era. This Palace is a majestic view of one of the imperial manifestations of the past ages. A visit to Napier Museum exhibits numerous collections of cultural importance, Kathakali models, traditional musical instruments, and many more vivid collections. Stone sculptures of the 8th and 18th century are also exhibited.The architecture of the museum building is amazing. Then proceed to Kuthiramalika Museum one of the legendary museum is a wonderful display of typical Travancore style architecture. The intricate woodcarvings add to its grandeur and the interiors of the Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace Museum are adorned with royal paintings of ancient time. The roof beams of Kuthiramalika Palace Museum are designed in the shape of horse face. The name Kuthiramalika has its origin from the unique architectural design which truly reflects the meaning of Kuthiramalika which means horse Bungalow. Make a move to Science and Technology Museum where the museum is well maintained and is the right place for children to spend some time to gather information that may be useful in the future. It was established with the prime objective of setting up of galleries with working, animated or participatory type of exhibits, on all disciplines of Science and technologies. Also visit Sri Chitra art Gallery is situated adjacent to the Napier museum and has an explicit collection of Raja Ravi Varma paintings and excellent works of the Mughal, Rajput and Tanjore art schools are displayed. The displays also include china, Tibet, Bali and Japanese paintings.The architecture has a combination of Kerala tradition. Bronze images, ivory carvings, temple chariots and historical ornaments present an excellent collection. Then proceed to the Zoological Park & Botanical Garden which is the first zoological park in India. It is situated in the centre of a perfect botanical garden. The animals are kept in natural habitat surroundings. Rare animals include the Nilgiri Tahr, the Asian Lion, the Bengal tiger, etc. The zoo has a good snake park housing varieties of snakes. The snakes are also given the feeling of a natural habitat. The botanical garden has huge trees such as jacaranda and frangipani. Also enjoy Sunset by evening at beach rest of the day go around and Overnight Stay at hotel / Resort.
Day 09 Departure
It is the time for Departure………………! Drive to Cochin Airport / Railway station we will assist you with all check out formalities.