7 Days / 6 Nights
DAY 01 : TRIVANDRUM - KOVALAM
Arrival Trivandrum Air port /Railway station and transfer to Kovalam.
Afternoon proceed for a half day city tour of Trivandrum. The main attractions include famous Padmanabha Swami temple, Museum, Sree Chithira Art Gallery and Science &Technology Museum.
Trivandrum- Trivandrum is the capital state of Kerala It is bordered by Quilon district in the north .Trivandrum is a beautiful city of magnificent structures built on seven hills with ancient and modern style of architecture. Many important cultural institutions, palaces, art galleries, beaches and Sree Padhbanabha Swami Temple are located.
DAY 02 : KOVALAM
You are at leisure for full day in Kovalam for exploring nearby places. Evening enjoy the sun set at beach side.
DAY 03 : KOVALAM - ALLEPPEY
After breakfast drive to Alleppy (5hrs) and check in to the hotel .Day at leisure
ALLEPPEY : Alleppy known as "Venice of the East" this beautiful place situated 64 Km south of Cochin ,this district has a long coastal stretch . Allppey has a large network of canals and is a center for backwater cruises in Kerala. Alleppy has earned fame in the commercial world as the worlds chief supplier of coir. The temples of Alleppey represent the Kerala style of architecture of the most requisite specimens of Kerala murals are still preserved here. The Nehru Trophy Boat Race, the most colorful of the boat races ,is held here on the second sanctuary of August every year.
Optional you can choose day cruise and overnight stay in houseboat instead of stay at resort in Alleppey
HOUSE BOAT : These beautiful converted Kettuvallam (rice barges) are the perfect way to explore the Backwaters. Shaded by a woven bamboo canopy and fanned by cool breezes,drift by tiny waterfront churches, temples and villages. Witness a way of life that has changed little through the ages with women washing clothes on the riverbanks while children play in the shallows and fishermen stand with water up to their necks, seeking out fish with their feet. Your crew of three will look after you attentively and conjure up the most delicious food in the most incredible of surroundings.
DAY 04 : ALLEPPEY - THEKKADY (Periyar) :
Morning after breakfast proceed to Thekkady(4hrs)
THEKKADY The sanctuary extends over an area of 777 sq. km ,and forms part of the high ranges of the western ghats .This is one of the best sanctuary in India for watching and photographing elephants at close quarters. The animals usually found here are Elephant, Tiger, Bison, Spotted Deer, Gaur, etc. The Sanctuary open throughout the year.
DAY 05 : THEKKADY - MUNNAR
At noon check out from the hotel in Thekkady . Thereafter proceed to Munnar (3hrs) . On arrival check in at Hotel . Day at leisure . Overnight stay in Munnar
MUNNAR Munnar is a beautiful hill station on the Western Ghats at about 1600 metres above sea level. The town is situated at the confluence of the three mountain streams Mudrapuzha, Nallathani and Kundala. There are lakes ,reservoirs ,forests and several tea estates. Anamudi , the highest peak in South India is close to this place .There is a wildlife sanctuary in the Eravikulam Rajamala area in the Munnar forest division .Chinnar wildlife sanctuary is very near to Eravikulam National Park. Munnar was the summer resort of the British Government in the South.
DAY6 : MUNNAR
Morning proceed to sight seeing, visit Mattuppetty Dam, Eravikulam National Park, Echo Point and Old CSI church etc. Overnight stay in Munnar.
DAY 07 : MUNNAR - COCHIN
After breakfast drive to Cochin (4hrs) for departure transfer to airport / Railway station..