Best of Kerala Tour
Duration: 06 Nights / 07 Days
Places Covered: Cochin – Munnar -Allephy – Houseboat- Kanyakumari- Kovalam- Trivandrum
Kerala is a mine of nature’s exquisite beauty. This perhaps is an understatement in an effort to define this coastal land. In Kerala Tour Itinerary there are endless things that can be enjoyed here. From the lush greenery, sun-bathed hill tops, spice gardens, pearl-like beaches, mysterious lagoons, fairy tale houseboat tours, and magnificent artwork of the bygone era, the list seems to be never-ending, so does the thrill and merriment of the trip.
An ideal Kerala Tour Package itinerary is given below:
Day 01: Cochin- Munnar (140 Km/04 hrs approx.)
Arrive at Kochi and be greeted and received by our Namaste India trip representative. You shall be accompanied then by our representative, who will do the needful for your onward journey to Munnar. Along the course of the journey, you will be able to have a serene connection with the Nature, unpolluted and pure. The route has some of the best tea gardens that spread the aroma of tea far and wide. The meandering sound of streams and gushing waterfalls are fabulous. The hotel in Munnar welcomes you where you can enjoy yourselves, and laze around in the comfort of the hotel for the night.
Day 02: Sightseeing at Munnar
The next morn, open your eyes to the mesmerizing beauty of Munnar. The place is filled with spectacular sights that can make you spellbound! Some of the must visit ones include, Mattupetty Dam and Dairy Farm, Kundala Lake, Echo Point, Tea Plantations, Attukad Waterfalls. Eravikulam National Park a home to rare and endangered mountain goat also called Nilgiri Thar is the prime attraction here. After a fulfilling day, enjoy the calm and serenity of the hotel, with their best services. A good night’s sleep is essential for the next day’s exploration.
Day 03: Munnar- Alleppey. (Houseboat)
The next day’s destination after the breakfast is Alleppey. The picturesque destination is also famous by other names like “Venice of the East”, and Alappuzha. This little town is filled with extensive network of canals, backwaters, and canals. The rich history of the town suggests that Diwan Raja Kesavadas was significant in carving out the town.
Yet another feather to the crown of Kerala Tourism is the Alleppey Houseboat Cruise. The land is known for trade since the ancient times, hence, the boats were used for carrying rice and other articles that were ferried. In the present times these vessels, (formerly known as Kettuvallom) have been modified into modern houseboats which have accelerated tourist attraction manifold. So much is the popularity of these houseboats that Alleppey is known for these and also the backwaters. A night on the houseboat that traverses amidst the swaying waters, provides with breathtaking sight. This experience becomes most tourists’ favorite memory from the Kerala tour.
Day 4: Alleppey- Kovalam (154 Kms approx.)
After a memorable halt at the houseboat and a palatable dinner, the next morning offers a refreshing breakfast on the houseboat, before checking out of the houseboat at around 0900 hrs. The next destination is Kovalam. Here, one can see the best sunset ever and have a peaceful leisurely night one of the beach town hotels.
Day 5: Kovalam-Kanyakumari- Kovalam
After the morning breakfast, the next scheduled programme is sightseeing in Kanyakumari. Back to the hotel at Kovalam after a day’s long expedition and night halt at Kovalam
Day 06: Kovalam – Trivandrum (18 Km approx.)
The next morning find yourself amidst the splendour of the rising sun and a bright, colourful morning. After enjoying the morning breakfast, venture out for a day’s tour. Some of the places to visit include, Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, Shangumugham Beach, Veli Tourist Village, Museum, Zoo & Art Gallery ect. A night halt in Trivandrum.
Day 07: Trivandrum Departure
Post breakfast, the next morning, it’s time to head towards the airport. End of the Kerala tour. Bid goodbye to the beautiful state, with a heart full of lovely memories and an enriching experience.