Day 01: Arrival at Cochin
Arrival and transfer to Hotel. Evening Sunset cruise to view Chinese
fishing nets and visiting Bolghaty Island. Later view traditional
Kathakali classical dance.
Overnight will be at Cochin.
Day 02: Cochin /Periyar (03 hrs)
Proceed by road to Periyar. You will check into Spice Village, set in
the heart of the cardamom hills of Kerala. The village lies just outside
Periyar Tiger Reserve and a stay here is a perfect way to appreciate the
environment. This is a place for anyone who Loves nature to fill your
lungs with fresh air, to savor the rich fragrance of cinnamon and cloves
or to watch young elephants at the water's edge. You will have day at
leisure to visit nearby coffee plantations, spice gardens with pepper
vines or a trek deep into the tropical forest. Overnight will be at
Day 03: Periyar
Tour of Periyar wildlife sanctuary by Boat to see elephants and to view
a rich variety of wildlife- Tiger, Elephant, Wild Boar, deer and
Monkeys. Overnight will be at hotel.
Day 04: Periyar /Cochin (03 hrs)
From Periyar you will be driven to Cochin. Upon arrival you will be
transferred to hotel. Later you will be taken for a city tour visiting
the Dutch Palace and the Jewish Synagogue. Overnight will be at Cochin.
Day 05: Cochin/ Kumarakom (03 hrs)
In morning you will drive to Kumarakom. Check into cottages of the
heritage hotel, situated on the Backwaters. Overnight will be at
Day 06: Kumarakom
Day free to explore the backwaters and the lake by quiet motorboats and
canoes through water channels or visit the bird Sanctuary on the
opposite bank or just relax and enjoy "Pizhichin" a
particularly energizing Ayurvedic Oil Massages, which is particularly
rejuvenating. Overnight will be at Kumarakom.
Day 07: Kumarakom /Alleppy /Kovalam
Drive to Allepey, also known as the "Venice of the East" for
a backwater cruise up to Kottayam. It gives a uniquely quaint view of
the natural village life of Kerala, past lush green paddy fields,
coconut and banana groves. From Kottayam,you will drive to Kovalam (02
hrs). Check into Beach resort. Overnight will be at Kovalam.
Day 08: Kovalam
You will have full day leisure at the Beach. Overnight will be at
Day 09: Kovalam /Mumbai /Homebound
Transfer to airport in Trivandrum for outbound flight.