Cochin – Munnar – Thekkady – Kumarakom – Kovalam – Trivandrum
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On arrival at CIAL our driver come picks you up and takes you to the pre booked hotel. Enjoy the afternoon visiting nearby tourist attractions in cochin known as the queen of Arabia enjoy the natural harbor and attractions like the Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Jewish Street, St. Francis Church, and Chinese Fishing Nets. Overnight stay is arranged in Cochin.
After the delicious breakfast checkout from the hotel and head to Munnar (approx 4 hrs drive), on the way you get to see the amazing scenic beauty of nature and waterfalls, once you arrive at Munnar check in to the hotel, rest, and stay at the hotel over night.
After breakfast spends the day local sightseeing. Situated at the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni, and Kundale, Munnar is 1600 Meters above sea level. This majestic hill station was once the summer resort of the British government in South India. Local sightseeing in Munnar includes visits to Mattupetty Dam, Kundale Lake, and Echo point. Afternoon proceeds to Rajamalai where the rarest species of mountain goat, "Nilgiri Thars", can be spotted. Overnight stay is arranged at Munnar.
After the delicious breakfast checkout from the hotel and our driver will take you to Thekkady, once you are checked in to the hotel, visit the tourist attraction in Thekkady- the most fabulous and tranquil reserves, the Periyar wild life sanctuary spans over 77 sq km with lush green forest, explore the sanctuary and check in to the hotel after and the spend the night.
After having breakfast and then checking out from the hotel our driver takes you to Kumarakom (04 ½ Hrs Drive). Check-in at the hotel in Kumarakom. The afternoon is allocated for local attractions in and around Kumarakom - a tiny backwater heaven situated on the western banks of the Vembanadu Lake. The span of the backwater is spread over 900 sq. km. Choose a canoe, motorboat, or houseboat and explore the beauty of this backwater paradise at its finest. Overnight stay is allocated in Kumarakom.
After a delicious breakfast served in the houseboat, check out from the houseboat and our driver takes you to Kovalam (04 Hr Drive); on arrival check-in into the hotel. Kovalam is one of the most soothing and finest beach destinations in India. Enjoy the evening watching a beautiful sunset or swimming at the sandy Kovalam Beach. Overnight is to be spent at the hotel in Kovalam.
Do for the sightseeing stint of Trivandrum after breakfast- Thiruvananthapuram, preliminarily called Trivandrum, is an ancient megacity with tradition dating back to 1000 BC. This capital megacity of Kerala is a beautiful riverside megalopolis erected on seven hills. It's located on the west seacoast of India spreading over a aggregate of,192sq.km. Sightseeing stint is comprehensive with the visits to Padmanabhaswami Temple, Srichitra Art Gallery, Napier Museum and Zoo. Overnight stay is arranged in Kovalam.
In the morning after the breakfast chechkout from the hotel and our driver takes you to the trivandum airport for your flight back home.