Highlights: Cochin - Munnar - Periyar - Kumarakom - Kovalam
This popular tour combines the best of the beautiful state of Kerala, with its history, culture, tranquil backwaters, verdant hill country, lush plantations, beaches and wildlife. The tour highlight Kerala's most popular tourist circuit including a houseboat experience.
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Day 1: London Heathrow to Dubai
Dubai to Cochin
0900 Hrs Arrive Cochin airport
Upon arrival at Cochin airport welcome meet and assist by our representative and transfer to hotel Cochin – the Gateway to Kerala was once an important spice-trading route on Arabian Sea where Vasco D Gama landed in 1498 and boasted that he has come for soul and spices. Upon arrival at Cochin, check in at hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Kochi includes a visit to the Dutch Palace and Synagogue. En route see the famous Chinese fishing nets. In the evening enjoy a Kathakali dance show.
Day 2: Cochin to Munnar, 145 Km/5 Hrs
Morning drive to Munnar
Upon arrival at Munnar, check in at hotel. Afternoon enjoy sightseeing trip of Munnar – covering – Mattupetty Lake & Dam, Echo Point, Kundale Lake, Blossom Garden, Rajamalai – offering a spectacular view, home of NilgiryThar( very rare mountain goat), considering the ecological faunal, floral, geomorphological and zoological significant & Tea Plantation.
Day 3: Munnar to Thekkady (Periyar), 135 Km/5 Hrs.
Take a scenic drive through tea and spice plantations and blue hills and arrive at Periyar for a 2-night stay
Day 4: Thekkady (Periyar)
During the morning take a two-hour boat safari on the mist-shrouded lake, which offers excellent opportunities for spotting wildlife, especially herds of elephants. Afternoon visit the tea, cardamom, pepper and coffee plantations that surround the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Day 5: Thekkady to Kumarakom, 140 Km/5 hrs.
You’ll leave just after breakfast, driving back down to the coast and the melodically named town of Kumarakom on the banks of lake Vembanad.
Day 6: Kumarakom.
Day at leisure to relax at the resort. The resort offers comfortable accommodation and exclusive leisure options like Ayurvedic message, yoga, meditation, boating, fishing, angling and swimming or a cruise along the Vembanad Lake to experience the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.
Day 7: Kumarakom to Kovalam, 180Kms/5 hrs
After breakfast drive to Kovalam. truly captures the essence of Kerala in its offerings of breathtaking backwaters, lush landscapes, coconut palms, and pristine beaches. Check in at hotel
Day 8: Kovalam
Day at leisure and Overnight stay at hotel
Day 9: Kovalam to Trivandrum by surface
Trivandrum to Dubai and Dubai to London Heathrow Transfer from hotel to Trivandrum airport in time to board flight for London Heathrow via Dubai
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