Kerala Kaleidoscope (10 Nights / 11 Days)

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Cochin – Munnar – Periyar – Kumarakom – Houseboat – Kovalam

day 01
Arrive Cochin

Arrive Cochin International Airport. You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel. Stay at your hotel for 02 nights. Today evening you will take a sunset cruise past the island shores and you’ll doubtless see arrays of Chinese fishing nets. Overnight at the hotel.

day 02
Cochin

This morning you’ll explore a sightseeing tour of Fort Cochin & Mattancherry. You could visit the local fish market, Chinese Fishing Nets and the St. Francis Church in Fort Cochin. Later proceed to Mattancherry to see the Dutch Palace and the Jewish Synagogue. In the evening witness Kathakali dance performance. Accompanied by a gong, drums and cymbals, Kathakali performers combine dance and theatre in a ritualistic portrayal of gods and demons. Overnight at the Hotel.

day 03
Cochin – Munnar

After breakfast, a 4 hour drive will take you to the famous tea county of Munnar. Check-in at your hotel on arrival. Stay at resort for 02 nights. In the evening enjoy a plantation walk in the estate. Overnight at the hotel.

day 04
Munnar

You have the whole day to enjoy the beautiful views of the stunning mountains and sprawling tea estates. You could also visit the Eravikulam National Park to see the endangered species of Nilgiri Tahr, Tea Museum and the Tea Factory. Later take a walk through the mist covered tea plantations to see the workers plucking the tea leaves. Overnight at the hotel.

day 05
Munnar – Periyar

A 3 hour drive through the winding ghats will take you to Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Stay at your resort for 02 nights. Afternoon is at leisure to explore the spice town. Evening enjoy a spice garden visit to learn more about the spices grown in this region and later enjoy an elephant ride in the plantation. Overnight at the hotel.

day 06
Periyar

Early morning enjoy a nature trek in the Periyar Tiger Reserve with the tribal trackers. Later return to your hotel for breakfast. Evening enjoy a boat cruise on Lake Periyar to spot herds of Wild Elephants, Bisons, Sambar Deers, Nilgir Langurs, Malabar Giant Squirrels and variety of species of birds. Overnight at the hotel.

day 07
Periyar – Kumarakom

After breakfast you drive down the hills visiting Tea & Rubber plantations enroute to Kumarakom. Stay at backwater Resort for the night. Remainder of the day at leisure to relax at the resort or to explore the backwaters.

day 08
Kumarakom – Alleppey

Morning at leisure. Afternoon you board your houseboat (Kettuvallom) from the resort boat jetty for an overnight cruise to Alleppey, through the famous Vembanad Lake. Each houseboat has a driver and a cook, who’ll prepare delicious Keralean meals, with some fresh ingredients likely to be purchased during the cruise. Overnight on board the houseboat.

day 09
Alleppey – Kovalam

After a leisurely breakfast disembark from Houseboat at Alleppey Boat Jetty. You will be met by the driver and proceed to Kovalam. Stay at your beach resort for 02 nights. Remainder of the day at leisure to relax by the beach.

day 10
Kovalam

Full day at leisure to relax by the beach or to experience some authentic ayurvedic therapies at the resort's Ayurveda Spa.

day 11
Kovalam – Trivandrum Departure

In goodtime you will be transferred to Trivandrum International Airport to connect your flight home.

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