Kerala has become a popular holiday destination for Indians over the years. This beautiful state is known as God's own country because of its stunning beaches, rich tradition and culture, tributes and several festivals throughout the year. It is located in the western coast and it is one of the cleanest states of India. There are many places to see and many things to experience on this exotic tour. From visiting beautiful beaches, witnessing wildlife, taking a ride on houseboat to enjoying the different art from this cultural rich state, there is a lot to offer for tourists. Explore this simple yet mesmerizing place with Royal India Travel by booking Kerala package.
Days-1 : Arrival at Cochin – Munnar (150Kms/5Hrs)
On your arrival at Cochin international Airport/ Railway station, meet our executive to Welcome & receive you. Later drive to Munnar hills (150 Kms), the green Paradise of Kerala with unending expands of Tea plantations, spice plantations and a variety of flora and fauna. On the way enjoy the beautiful scenery of Cheeyappara as well as Valara waterfalls and lush green tea meadows. Check in your hill resort and after noon at leisure/ you can go to visit Munnar town and nearby places & Overnight stay.
Days-2 : Munnar
Today after breakfast, go for sightseeing at Mattupetty Dam; a beautiful spot for viewing the picturesque Munnar, Kundala Lake- a natural lake with recreational facilities like boating and having excellent view of Western Ghats as well as the forest surrounded with. Also visit Eco point and tea plantations along with the famous TATA Tea Museum, Blossom park, Hydel park etc. After noon you can visit Eravikulam National park; where the endangering Nilgiri Tahr is conserved and considered the highest hills of Munnar regions. Later drive back to your resort for Overnight stay.
Days-3 : Munnar – Thekkady (100 kms/2 hrs)
Morning after breakfast, check out from hotel and depart for Thekkady by road. En route visit the panoramic Western Ghat hills covered with spice plantations and an occasional view of waterfalls and streams, several types of spice plantations like cardamom, vanilla, pepper, cinnamon and clove. Thekkady in India's largest wildlife sanctuary is a dream destination for any tourist visiting India. The 120 years old 'Surki' dam built across Peryiar, Poorna in Vedic parlance, is a major tourist attraction. This sanctuary is spread over an area of 777 Sq. Kms, surrounded by an artificial lake over an area of 25 Sq.Kms. The Country's sole Tiger reserve, Thekkady, with its bountiful treasures of tropical flora and fauna is the ultimate reservoir of many an endangered species and a rich tribal culture. Thekkady is a pleasant heaven on earth for those who love nature in its wild manifestations. On arrival at Thekkady, check into hotel, Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight stay.
Days-4 : Thekkady – Alleppey (50Kms/1Hrs)
After breakfast Check out your resort and drive to Alleppey; also known as Venice of the east by its special geographical features as the place is famous for its vast back water stretches and paddy fields. By 12 pm you can board your traditional Kerala houseboat to explore the back waters and its serene beauty. Enjoy the ride; delicious cuisines and an overnight stay onboard.
Days-5 : Alleppey – Kovalam (170 kms/5 hrs)
Morning after breakfast check out from Houseboat and drive to Kovalam. Kovalam is an internationally renowned beach with three adjacent crescent beaches. It has been a favorite haunt of tourists, Sunbathing, swimming, herbal body toning massages, special cultural programmers and catamaran cruising are some of them. The tropical sun acts so fast that one can see the faint blush of coppery tan on the skin in a matter of minutes. Life on the beach begins late in the day and carries on well into the night. The beach complex includes a string of budget cottages, Ayurvedic health resorts, and convention facilities, shopping zones, swimming pools, Yoga and Ayurvedic massage centers. On arrival at Kovalam check into Hotel. Rest of the day at leisure on the beach at Kovalam enjoys the scene of Arabian waves embracing virgin sands in Kerala -Gods own country. Overnight stay at Kovalam.
Days-6 : Kovalam – Trivandrum – Kovalam
Morning after breakfast we take you for a day sightseeing of Trivandrum. Trivandrum is an ancient city with tradition dating back to 1000 BC. Thiruvananthapuram became the capital of Raja of Travancore in 1750. The name is derived from 'Tiru Ananta Puram', the abode of the sacred serpent Ananta, upon whose coils Vishnu lies in the main temple. It is a peaceful attractive city built across seven hills; the city's old quarter clusters around the temple, while along the busy Mahatma Gamdhi Road are colonial mansions, churches and modern high-rises. Thiruvananthapuram had managed to retain some of the ambience characteristics of Kerala such as red tiled roofs, narrow winding lanes and intimate corner cafes. Visit The Napier Museum, Kuthiramalika Museum, Sri Padmanabha Temple afternoon go to the beach for relaxation. Return back to the hotel and rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight stay at Kovalam.
Days-7 : Departure to Trivandrum Airport
After your breakfast, Check-out from hotel & drive to Cochin & drop off at Trivandrum international airport/ Railway station for the onward journey.
- Hotel accommodation on Double Sharing basis
- Welcome Drink on Arrival at Hotel
- Daily buffet Breakfast in Hotel
- Houseboat with all meals ( Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
- Boat Cruise on Vembanad Lake during Houseboat Stay
- Private A/C Tata Indigo/Swift Dzire for All Transfers & sightseeing
- All Permits and fuel charges, Driver Batta, Toll tax etc
- All Applicable Taxes
- Any meals other than those mentioned above.
- Any Airfare / Train fare.
- Entrance fees to Amusement parks Boating charges.
- Any portage at airports and hotels, tips, insurance, wine, mineral water, telephone charges, and all items of personal nature.
- Any services not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, roadblocks, vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances etc.