South India Filled with lakes, coffee, and tea plantations, waterfalls, wildlife sanctuaries, and mountains, these hill stations are just the perfect places to be whether on a family outing or a romantic escapade. Simple, and interesting, the must visit hill stations in Kerala are Munnar, Thekkady, Wayanad, Vagamon, Kumily, Ponmudi, Lakkidi, Vythiri, Idukki, Peermedu, Charalkunnu, and Mattupetty.
Upon arrival at Cochin airport meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel.
In the afternoon city tour of Cochin to visit Dutch Palace (Built by the Portuguese), Jew Town, the 1568 Jewish Synagogue, spice market, where the air is filled with the pungent smell of spices, St. Francis' Church and Chinese fishing nets. The evening holds a show of Kerala's most popular classical dance. Overnight stay at hotel.
COCHIN - MUNNAR
After breakfast drive to Munnar (4 hours), the beautiful hill station of Kerala. Transfer to hotel on arrival. Spend the remaining day at leisure and enjoy picturesque landscapes. Visit the aromatic tea plantations or indulge in thrilling sport activities like paragliding. Evening transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast full day sightseeing in and around Munnar. Enjoy panoramic views of Anamudi, the highest peak of South India at 2695 m, is visible from Munnar. Visit the Christ Church and proceed for wildlife watching at Eravikulam National Park (16 km). (Note: Park would be close from 01 Jan to 28 Feb every year) Continue to Rajamalai Hills lying adjacent to the park and stop by at Madupetty Dam, a famous picnic spot for boating and horse riding en route to Top Station. Evening transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
MUNNAR - THEKKADY (PERIYAR)
After breakfast leave for Periyar in the morning (4 hours) and transfer to hotel on arrival. You may opt for a pleasant boat ride along the Periyar Lake in the evening. Enjoy watching varied birds and animals like tigers, elephants, wild boar, deer, etc at the Periyar/Thekkady National Park. You can also visit a few tribal villages around Periyar and witness fascinating activities of tribals collecting honey from dangerous hill bees. Evening transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
THEKKADY - KUMARAKOM
After breakfast leave for Kumarakom (3 hours) on day 5 of Kerala Tour Itinerary. Check in at backwater resort on arrival. Spend the rest of the day at leisure at the picturesque backwaters that form one of the major attractions of Kerala. Overnight at hotel.
KUMARAKOM - ALLEPPEY
After breakfast transfer to Kottayam and board the luxurious houseboat for an overnight journey along the tranquil Kerala backwaters to Alleppey.
ALLEPPEY - KOVALAM
Disembark from the houseboat at Alleppey and transfer to Kovalam. Check in to hotel near the beach upon arrival. Day free to spend at leisure on the beach. Enjoy playing with the golden sands or take a swim in the shallow water. A soothing sunbath is a perfect option to unwind. The more adventurous ones can enjoy thrilling beach sports. An Ayurvedic massage can also be availed (optional). Evening transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast full day free to explore the beaches. Overnight stay at hotel.
KOVALAM - KANYAKUMARI - KOVALAM
After breakfast drive to Trivandrum for city sightseeing tour. The main attraction is Padmanabhaswamy Temple, one of the 108 pilgrimage sites for the Vaishnavites. The exquisite carvings on its 400 pillars is notable. Evening transfer to hotel. Afternoon free for leisure on beaches. Overnight at hotel.
KOVALAM - DEPARTURE
Breakfast and Dinner
3 Star Hotel
Ac Sedan Car
Morning transfer to the airport to board the flight for onward destination.