7 Nights 8 Days Kerala Tour Package ( 8X7F )
Cochin / Kochi
Arrival at Cochin airport/ Ernakulam railway station. Get transffered to Kochi hotel. Check into the hotel at Cochin.
Day at leisure and overnight stay at the hotel.
Kochi Sightseeing – Munnar
After the breakfast, go for a sightseeing in and around Cochin which includes Fort Kochi, Indian Naval Maritime Museum, St. Francis Church, Chinese Fishing Nets, Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, Mattancherry Palace, Paradesi Synagogue, Hill Palace Tripunithura. You can find some time for shopping at Cochin. After the sightseeing, drive to Munnar. On the way visit Cheeyappara and Valara Waterfalls, Spice Plantations etc.
Overnight stay at Munnar.
Munnar is rated as one of the best hill stations in India. It is a gorgeous hill station situated in the Western Ghats at an elevation of about 5000 feet above sea level. With numerous tea plantations, Munnar is the focal point of Kerala’s tea industry. The word ‘Munnar’ refers to three rivers and Munnar is located at the meeting point of three streams namely Muthirapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Munnar is blessed with forests, lakes and tea estates. Anamudi, the highest peak in South India is located near Munnar.
Sightseeing destinations includes Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetty Dam, Tea Gardens, Echo Point, Kannan Devan Tea Museum, Munnar Floriculture Centre, C.S.I Christ Church, DreamLand Adventure and Fun Park, Photo Point, Honey Bee Tree, Kundala Dam & Lake.
You can also enjoy Boating in the lake, Rock Climbing, Trekking (optional).
Overnight stay at Munnar.
Munnar – Thekkady
After breakfast at the resort, driver will take you to Thekkady. On arrival at Thekkady, check into the hotel at Thekkady.
Thekkady is hailed as the paradise of aromatic spices like cinnamon, black pepper, cardamom and clove. Mullaperiyar dam and boating in the lake are the major highlights of Thekkady. For about 2 happy hours you can enjoy the boating. During this exhilarating experience you can also have a glimpse of the wildlife in the nearby forests. Capture the rare moments in your camera. It is a place with a wide scope for adventure tourism. Periyar Tiger Trail, Nature walk, Bamboo Rafting etc. are organized by the Forest Department for adventure loving tourists.
Plantation tourism, a new face of Kerala tourism is also promoted where you can see the method of plantation of different spices of Kerala. Visit the Periyar wildlife sanctuary that is situated in Thekkady.
Activities in Thekkady
Leave the hotel just after your breakfast to enjoy various adventure activities offered by Thekkady such as trekking, border hiking and bamboo rafting. Besides, you can indulge in many adrenaline rush activities like hiking and wildlife train at this destination. Visitors also love to enjoy boat ride that is possible at a nominal rate on the artificial lake in the wildlife sanctuary. With scenic beauty and exotic flora and fauna, it is a favorite tourist destination for many nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts.
Optional activities like Boating at Periyar Lake, Jungle Jeep Safari, Spice Plantation visit and Elephant Ride, Kathakali, Kalaripayattu can be done at an extra cost.
After a beautiful and thrilling day, return to hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
Thekkady – Kumarakom
After breakfast, you can check out from the hotel. You will be taken to Kumarakom, which is a 4 hours drive. Check in at the hotel in Kumarakom
Kumarakom is widely known as the ‘Queen of Vembanad’. This quaint hamlet is situated on the banks of the river Vembanad. It is dotted with heritage resorts and homestays. You should visit the Kumarakom bird sanctuary with its undulating rivulets, streams and waterways. The charming Vembanad Lake with its surrounding Mangrove forests and paddy fields is the best place to watch the birds inside the sanctuary. The bird sanctuary is the home of a large and wide variety of species of birds. Kumarakom is also famous as the major backwater destination. An enthralling house boat cruise through the brackish backwaters is a must to do activity, if you are here.
Overnight Stay at Kumarakom
Kumarakom – Kovalam
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Kovalam. Enroute visit of Srichitra Art Gallery, Sri Padmanabha Swami Temple & Napier Museum. On arrival at Kovalam check into the hotel in Kovalam. Evening free at Kovalam beach at your own. Overnight stay at Kovalam.
Kovalam – Kanyakumari
After early breakfast at the hotel, drive to Kanyakumari for sightseeing. Kanyakumari was known as Cape Comorin during British rule and is popular for watching sunrise and sunset over the ocean. Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Thiruvalluvar Statue, Gandhi Memorial Mandapam, Tsunami Memorial Park, Bhagavathy Amman Temple are some of the sightseeing attractions in Kanyakumari.
Drive back to Kovalam and evening at leisure. Overnight stay at Kovalam hotel.
Kovalam – Trivandrum Airport
After the breakfast at the hotel, drive back to your hometown with the sweet memories of Kerala trip with KSU.