Kerala Handpicked

DAY 01 COCHIN – MUNNAR

Arrive Cochin airport / railway station, greetings and airport assistance, Transfer to Munnar. Munnar, the picturesque hill stations in India is situated at the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Sprawling tea plantations, picture book towns, winding lanes, trekking and holiday facilities make this destination a popular resort town. Munnar is home of Nilgiri Tahrs, an endangered species of wild goat. On arrival, check in to the hotel with rest of the day to spend as you please- either relaxing or exploring tea city. Overnight at the at Hotel in Munnar.

DAY 02 MUNNAR

You will be taken for a sight seeing tour of Munnar. Sightseeing tour around Munnar takes one to tea gardens where picturesque colonial towns and meandering mountain streams present photo opportunities galore. You will be taken for a visit to Rajamalai where you can watch Nilgiri Tahrs in their natural habitat. You will also be visiting the nearby Mattuppetty Dam, Kundala lake, Exho point, Blossom park. If interested you can have a boating in the lake. Later scroll at the local market. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 03 MUNNAR - THEKKADY

After breakfast, drive to Thekkady. The very sound of the word Thekkady conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hills and spice scented plantations. In the Periyar forest of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India, and spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold great opportunities for treks and mountain walks. Evening enjoy the boating at the periyar lake. Overnight at resort in Thekkady.

DAY 04 THEKKADY - KUMARAKOM

After breakfast checkout hotel, transfer to Kumarakom, the renowned backwater destination on the banks of Vembanad Lake. Kumarakom is a beautiful paradise of mangrove forests, emerald green paddy fields and coconut groves interspersed with enchanting waterways and canals adorned with white lilies. Kumarakom is well known for its varied avian population. Check in to your hotel. Rest of the day relax at the hotel or you cann opt for a soothing ayurvediac massage at the hotel (optional). Overnight at resort.

DAY 05 KANYAKUMARI

Morning after breakfast, drive to Kanyakumari, the land where three seas merge together. Enroute visit the famous Padmanabhapuram Palace at Thucklay, the abode of erstwhile Travancore state. On arrival check into hotel. After noon have sight-seeing of Kanyakumari. Places of interest in Kanyakumari include Vivekananda Rock Temple, a memorial to great Indian philosopher and reformist, Thiruvallavur Statue, dedicated to Tamil classical writer and Gandhi Museum. Overnight at the hotel in Kanyakumari.

DAY 06 KUMARAKOM - KOVALAM

After breakfast checkout hotel, transfer to Kovalam. On arrival at Kovalam check into hotel. Kovalam is an internationally renowned beach destination. Kovalam has been a favorite haunt of tourists for decades. Rest of the day to explore the beach. Overnight at hotel in Kovalam.

DAY 07 KOVALAM

After breakfast, have city tour of Trivandrum – visit Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple, the foremost attraction in Trivandrum Kuthira Malika Palace Museum, known for its Travancore style of architecture, Napier Museum, houses a rare collection or archaeological and historical artifacts, Sree Chitra Art Gallery, displays paintings and other exquisite works etc. Overnight at the hotel in Kovalam.

DAY 08 DEPARTURE TO TRIVANDRUM AIRPORT/RAILWAY STATION

Morning check out hotel, transfer to airport/railway station to catch flight/train towards onward journey.

Hotels used

Destination Premium Luxury Deluxe Standard M Plan
Munnar Tea County / Fort Munnar T & U Leisure / Grand Plaza Sterling Resort Munnar Castle CP
Thekkady Green woods / Wild Corridor / Cardamon County Jungle Village Periyar Meadows Periyar House CP
Kumarakom Backwater Ripples/ Lakesong Manor Backwater Hotel Arcadia Hotel Mali CP
Kanyakumari Sparshaa Singaar International Sunword Melody Park CP
Kovalam Estuary / Travancore Heritage Uday Samudra Harmonia Sagara Beach Resort CP

Package Inclusions

  • Accommodation in twin sharing basis in the hotels mentioned or similar as per the meal plan indicated.
  • Airport / Railway station Transfers and all Sightseeing by Air - conditioned car for all packages except and Non A/c car for Standard packages as per itinerary.
  • Package Exclusions

  • Airport taxes & airfares to/from/within India.
  • Expense of Personal Nature or any other expence caused by factors beyond our control.
  • Mandatory Christmas and New Year Suppliment if any at hotels specified. Any other entertainments which are not specifically mentioned.
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