Exotic Kerala

Exotic Kerala Tour - 7 nights 8 days

Route: Kochi - Munnar - Periyar (Thekkady) - Alappuzha (Houseboat) - Kovalam - Thiruvananthapuram

Tour Itinerary:
Day 1 - Kochi Arrival
Arrival in Kochi. Transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at Leisure. Overnight stay at Kochi.

Day 2 - Kochi sightseeing; To Munnar
Morning sightseeing with visit to the Dutch Palace(Mattancherry Palace), built by the Portuguese and presented to the Raja of Cochin Veera Kerala Varma, Jewish Synagogue, where scrolls of the Old Testament and copper plates inscribed in Hebrew script are preserved , Jews Street, St. Francis Church, built in 1503, the oldest European church in India where the Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama's body was originally buried, Santa Cruz Basilica, the Roman Catholic church with beautiful paintings on the ceiling, Chinese fishing nets & the Indo-Portuguese Museum. Afternoon drive to Munnar, the popular hill station in Kerala known for its lush green tea gardens. Overnight stay at Munnar.

Day 3 - In Munnar
Morning sightseeing with visit to Mattupetty Lake & Dam, Echo Point, Kundala Lake, Blossom Garden, Tea Museum & Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park famous for Nilgiri Tahr. Overnight stay at Munnar.

Day 4 - To Periyar (Thekkady)
Morning drive through the scenic Western Ghats covered with spice plantations of cardamoms, vanilla, pepper, cinnamon & cloves to your wildlife reserve at Periyar. Check-in to hotel. Evening enjoy a boat ride on Lake Periyar to see wild elephants. Optional visit to Spice Market in the town. Overnight stay at Periyar.

Day 5 - To Alappuzha; In Houseboat
Early Morning drive to Alappuzha. Check-in to your floating houseboat (Kettuvallam), boat with bedroom and en-suite rest room for your comfort. Enjoy unlimited surfing on backwaters, sip a coconut, get disturbed by only the chirping of birds and occasional ripples in water and savor mouthwatering delicacies prepared in front of you by your kitchen crew. Overnight stay in Houseboat.

Day 6 - To Kovalam
Morning drive to Kovalam through the coastal area. Check-in to resort. Overnight stay at Kovalam.

Day 7 - In Kovalam; Thiruvananthapuram sightseeing
Morning half day Thiruvananthapuram sightseeing with visit to Napier Museum, Kuthiramalika Museum & Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Kovalam.

Day 8 - Departure
Transfer to Thiruvananthapuram airport/railway station.

Hotel Options:
Standard Category:
3 star Hotels/Resorts, CPAI Plan
AC Deluxe Houseboat, APAI Plan

Deluxe Category:
3 or 4 star Hotels/Resorts, CPAI Plan
AC Luxury Houseboat, APAI Plan

Superior Category:
4 or 5 star Hotels/Resorts, CPAI Plan
AC Luxury Houseboat, APAI Plan

AC car with English speaking driver

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Tour Gallery:
Chinese Fishing Nets, Kochi

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Chinese Fishing Nets, Kochi Santa Cruz Basilica, Kochi Jewish Synagogue, Kochi Munnar Tea Gardens Niligir Tahr Periyar Lake Lion-tailed Macaque Egret Luxury Houseboat Luxury Houseboat - Interiors Luxury Houseboat - Bedroom Kerala Backwaters Birds at Kovalam Beach Lighthouse at Kovalam Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Hills of Kerala
Charming Kerala
Explore Kerala
Beaches & Backwaters of Kerala
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