Day 1: ARRIVAL IN KOCHI
Arrive at Kochi (Cochin) International Airport, where you will be warmly welcomed by our tour representative. Transfer to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure to relax and acclimate to the surroundings.
Day 2: KOCHI SIGHTSEEING AND MATTUPETTY (140 KMS, 5 HRS)
After breakfast, embark on a sightseeing tour of Kochi. Visit the famous Chinese Fishing Nets, St. Francis Church, and the historic Dutch Palace. Later, proceed to the picturesque hill station of Munnar. En route, visit the enchanting Mattupetty Dam and explore the surrounding tea gardens. Check-in at your hotel in Munnar and overnight stay.
Day 3: MUNNAR EXPLORATION
Today, after breakfast, head to Rajmala Viewpoint, the highest point in Kerala, for breathtaking panoramic views. Visit the Rose Garden and Hydel Park to immerse yourself in the beauty of the flora. Enjoy a speed boating session at your expense in the serene waters of Metupatty Dam. The evening is free for you to explore the natural wonders of Munnar at your own pace. Overnight stay in Munnar.
Day 4: MUNNAR TO THEKKADY (110 KMS, 4 HRS)
After breakfast, proceed to Thekkady, a region known for its rich biodiversity and spice plantations. On arrival, check in to your hotel and relax for a while. In the evening, take a guided spice plantation tour to learn about various spices grown in the region. Later, experience the vibrant Kerala Traditional Kathakali show (at your own cost). Overnight stay in Thekkady.
Day 5: THEKKADY WILDLIFE SANCTUARY AND ALLEPPEY (150 KMS, 4 HRS)
Start your day early with a visit to the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, famous for its elephant and tiger reserve. Explore the sanctuary by taking a boat ride on the picturesque Periyar Lake. Afterward, proceed to Alleppey, the Venice of the East. Check-in at a traditional houseboat and sail through the tranquil backwaters, passing lush green landscapes and charming villages. Enjoy the unique experience of staying overnight on the houseboat.
Day 6: ALLEPPEY TO KOVALAM (160 KMS, 4 HRS)
Disembark from the houseboat after breakfast and proceed to Kovalam, a popular beach destination. Check in to your hotel and spend the day at leisure. Relax on the sandy shores, indulge in water activities, or enjoy an Ayurvedic massage for a rejuvenating experience. Overnight stay in Kovalam.
Day 7: KOVALAM SIGHTSEEING
After breakfast, visit the famous Shri Padmanabh Swami Temple in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) and explore the Raja Ravi Varma Art Gallery and Napier Museum to witness beautiful artifacts and paintings. In the afternoon, visit Poovar Island and spend some time at Kovalam Beach. Please note the dress code for the temple visit. Overnight stay in Kovalam.
Day 8: DEPARTURE FROM TRIVANDRUM (30 KMS, 1 HR)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed to Trivandrum International Airport or Railway Station for your onward journey. Depart with wonderful memories of your Exotic Kerala trip. Tour concluded...