Destination Covered :Cochin – Munnar- Periyar – Kumarakom – Marari – Kovalam
Duration : 10 Nights / 11 Days
DAY 01 : ARRIVE COCHIN
Upon arrival in Cochin international Airport, you are met and transferred to your pre-booked hotel. Evening is relaxed and free for individual activities. Overnight at the Hotel.
DAY 02 : COCHIN
The morning after breakfast, go for a full day city tour of Cochin visiting an isolated Jewish community, which is the main area for spice trading. Scores of small companies huddle together in old buildings, with the air-filled of ginger, cardamom, cumin, and clove scent. Local potters load carts of spices running up and down narrow lanes for transport. After this visit the oldest synagogue from the former British Empire in Mattancherry section, which used to occupy virtually all Jewish homes. Cochin is one of the most fascinating cities in coastal South India. It is a city with indelible marks of Christian, Islamic, Hindu, and Jewish traditions. The essence of the city can be found in the older part of the Fort Cochin area. It has remained as it was used to be thousands of years ago. This part of the City leaves impressions of medieval Portuguese, Dutch and English life grafted on to the tropical Malabar Coast. A unique feature here is an isolated Jewish community, whose origins date back to AD 52. Evening go and witness to the famous Kathakali Dance Performance. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 03 : COCHIN - MUNNAR (BY SURFACE)
After breakfast, we continue our drive towards Munnar. Greenery, Mountains covered with tea plantations, forests, wildlife, valleys, trekking, and mountains are the memories that come in when you hear about the best places to visit in Munnar. Upon arrival check-in at your pre-booked hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Munnar visiting the Tea gardens and spice plantations etc. Munnar derives its name from the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni, and Kundale. Mattupetty is a popular picnic spot where you can opt for activities like boating and horse riding. Close by is the Echo Point, which offers you a panoramic view and the thrill of hearing your voice echo. Popular sightseeing spots in Munnar that can be visited also include Poopara, Pothanmedu, Mattupetty Indo Swiss Project, Eravikulam National Park. Overnight stay at the resort in Munnar. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 04 : MUNNAR – THEKKADY (BY SURFACE)
After early morning breakfast, we drive towards Thekkady. Upon arrival check-in at the resort. Overnight at the Resort.
DAY 05 : THEKKADY
Thekkady is well known for one of the world's most fascinating wildlife reserves -Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and opts for a cruise on Lake Periyar. During the boat ride spot the wildlife (elephants, Indian Gaur, Monkeys, Spotted deer, and birds of myriad varieties). Overnight stay at the resort.
DAY 06 : THEKKADY - KUMARAKOM (145 KM 4 HRS DRIVE)
After breakfast, drive to the Kumarakom. Upon arrival at Kumarakom, check into the hotel. After freshen up, day sightseeing tour of Kumarakom. The day is for relaxing by the pool or taking a sunset cruise on a man-powered nice-boat. You may wish to visit the Ayurvedic center for a herbal massage. In the Evening attend a demonstration of Kerala cuisine cooking. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 07 : KUMARAKOM - MARARI (BY SURFACE)
After breakfast drive Towards Marari - Mararikulam is one of the picturesque fishing villages that dot the lovely coastline of Kerala. This private, shallow beach is fringed with unending lines of coconut palms. Upon arrival check-in at your pre-booked beach Resort. Overnight at Resort.
DAY 08 : MARARI
Today a full day sightseeing tour with relaxation on Marari beach. The beach is quite beautiful and the name 'Marari' arises from 'Mararikulum', which is a local village on the Arabian Sea Coast. There are many worth seeing places in and around the beach where you can spend some quality time visiting traditional coir-making units, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Kerala backwater canals, etc. Overnight at resort.
DAY 09 : MARARI - KOVALAM (BY SURFACE) VIA TRIVANDRUM
After early morning breakfast we depart for Kovalam VIA Trivandrum, Kovalam is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world and is most people's idea of paradise: a lazy blue sea lapping against golden sands fringed by swaying palms. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 10 : KOVALAM
Day at Leisure. Overnight at Resort.
DAY 11 : LEAVE KOVALAM
Transferred to Trivandrum airport to board flight for onward Journey.