Kerala is a kaleidoscope of wonder. Its rolling green mountains merge with tropical backwaters, to create surreal natural backdrops. Walk through the heady scents of the spice and tea fields and spot exotic wildlife that defy imagination. Kerala also has its share of colorful traditions and culinary delicacies, to add to your vacation reverie. It truly is paradise!
Our representatives greet you at Cochin Airport or Railway Station, before setting off on a scenic drive to Munnar. At Munnar, you will find a scenic town, which revels in its old ways. Once the British capital, tourists flock here to enjoy the year-round beautiful weather. Check in upon arrival and spend the day imbibing the splendour of the place. Overnight in Munnar.
Enjoy breakfast, before heading off to Rajamala, where you can spot the endangered mountain goat, Nilgiri Thars. Check out Echo Point and enjoy the stunning views from this vantage point. Visit Muttapetty Dam for more vast natural vistas, hemmed in by grassland forests on one side and Kundala tea plantations on the other. You can also go speedboating, if you wish. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay in Munnar.
Depart for Thekkady after breakfast, home to the Periyar National Park. Check-in upon arrival and head for the Periyar Lake at the heart of the National Park. Spend the day boating and getting up close and personal with the sanctuary’s exotic wildlife. Overnight stay in Thekkady.
Finish breakfast and set off on the drive to the backwaters of Kumarakom. By afternoon, you will be checked-in and cozily settled in your eclectic backwater resort. Overnight stay in Kumarakom.
After breakfast, the scenic backwaters of Allepey beckon. Check-in to your private houseboat by noon and embark on a 20-hour private houseboating experience. Let the hygienic and well-furnished houseboat be your vantage point, as you soak in the stunning details of pristine surroundings. Enjoy lunch and dinner in this romantic retreat. Overnight stay in the houseboat.
Your houseboating sojourn ends with breakfast. Time to pack up and head to Kanyakumari, on India’s southern tip. Check-in on arrival and set off at once to take in the sites of the town. First up, is the legendary Vivekananda Rock Memorial, set on top of a rocky outcrop in the Laccadive Sea. Also check-out the gorgeous Devi Kanya Kumari Temple, before getting in position to glimpse one of Kanyakumari’s famous sunsets. Overnight stay in Kanyakumari.
After breakfast, pack your bags for the beaches of Kovalam. Once you’re done checking-in, head straight for the beach. Set foot on its soft sands to know why Kovalam’s beaches are consistently rated as one of the best in the world. Laze the day away admiring the combination of the surf, the sand and the sky. Overnight stay in Kovalam.
With breakfast completed, time for a trip to Trivandrum, for some old-time reminiscing. And no better place to evoke nostalgia than Napier Museum, packed with ancient artefacts from bygone Empires. It also houses a zoological garden, so don’t miss it. Also, visit the Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Return to a relaxing afternoon. Overnight stay in Kovalam.
Your final day in Kerala begins with breakfast, before you head to Trivandrum Airport/Railway Station on your way home.