One of the phenomenal sides of the country that holds myriads of miraculous and wondrous attractions, Kerala is undeniably paradise for wanderers and travelers. Not only this, renowned as “God’s Own Country” Kerala bestows scenic beauty wrapped in the arms of green landscape filled with paddy cultivation, and diverse forests; also the aroma of authentic spices swirls in the air. An ideal tourist destination is popular for shimmering azure backwaters and Shikara boats, rustic villages and towering mountain ranges and list goes on so long. Experience the heavenly intact beauty of nature, connect with dense flora, and explore the rich rooted culture and folk traditions and lastly the scrumptious and appetizing cuisine.
Here is the planned tour for 9Days/ 8 Nights at Kerala that wraps the numerous choices for tourist to experience thrill while trekking through the roughs of Western Ghats or on the same moment enjoy the tranquility and calmness in Ayurvedic camps or encounter glimmering shorelines , explore the untamed wildlife in this long tour of Peace and Serenity in Kerala.
Day 01- After the early arrival in Cochin; drive straight to Munnar ( Distance 140 km/4 Hours)
Day 02- A Sightseeing tour to Munnar
Day 03-Drive straight to Thekkady from Munnar ( Distance 110 km/3 Hours)
Day 04- A Sightseeing tour to Thekkady
Day 05-Drive straight to Kumarakom from Thekkady ( Distance 150 km/3-4 Hours)
Day 06-Drive straight to Alleppey from Kumarakom ( Distance 100 km/1-2 Hours)
Day 07-Following day, take a long drive to Kovalam from Alleppey ( Distance 200 km/5-6 Hours)
Day 08-Drive straight to Kanyakumari from Kovalam (Distance 100 km/3 Hours)
Day 09- A day to depart, end of tour.
Day 1After the early arrival in Cochin; drive straight to Munnar ( Distance 140 km/4 Hours)
As you land in Cochin, set yourself for the mind blowing experience you are going to have for the next few days. One will be welcomed and guided by the tour delegates following that you will be driven straight to first destination of this trip, a pristine and serene hill town Munnar.
Once you arrive, you will taken to the pre booked hotel where you complete the formality of check-in, freshen up and go out to seek the succulent local eateries, try out authentic street dishes it’s fun to do little experiment with your taste buds! One can opt to rest for a whole day and enjoy the panoramic views from the hotel window as the following day is going have plenty of astounding spots to discover!
Day 2A Sightseeing tour to Munnar
First day of your Kerala tour begins at this astounding eye pleasing hill station Munnar, a majestic nature’s beauty is jammed with slopes and mountains. With several spots to explore one can start off with having healthy breakfast after that go out for a whole day excursion around splendid hill station.
Visit Echo point, Photo point, Cinema Shooting Point, all these places behold striking scenic beauty, after that go to Mattuppetty, Elephant Arrival Spot, Jungle Honey Bee Nesting, Gundala Lake, for wildlife and adventure lovers, visit Eravikulam National Park, Anaimudi Peak, Headwork’s Dam, Tata Tea Museum, Blossom Hydel Park, or Spice Plantations and to enjoy best of sunset views, Pothamedu is a pleasant point to end your day. As your day ends, you will be taken back to hotel for the overnight stay.
Day 3Drive straight to Thekkady from Munnar ( Distance 110 km/3 Hours)
Today you will be driven to the one of the rustic town in Kerala, Thekkady is renowned for the spectacular Periyar National Park, and tourist will adore the folksy ambience and tranquility that is engulfed the town in its vibrancy and serenity.
This 3 hour drive will take you straight to the captivating town, as you reach check-in into your hotel, freshen up and go to explore an entirely gorgeous town. Experience the exhilarating pontoon ride at Periyar Lake and enjoy the alluring hues of sunset dwelled in scenic beauty. Undoubtedly the ride will give you an indelible escapade and connect you with unblended nature and wildlife. By the end of the day you will reach the hotel for the overnight stay.
Day 4A Sightseeing tour to Thekkady
As you have reached the most alluring destination Thekkady, a rustic village holds all the charm bestows by nature. As you have done with breakfast, go out to encounter with the variety of species of birds and extinct creatures like deer, wild hogs etc at Periyar National Park following that experience the exhilarating boat ride at Periyar Lake.
Day 5Drive straight to Kumarakom from Thekkady ( Distance 150 km/3-4 Hours)
Following day, you will be driven to another magical village of Kerala, Kumarakom where you will encounter the buoyancy of the cultural vibes spread across the whole village. Jammed with lots of beautiful canals and silent pristine backwaters, Kumarakom is a quaint town that is ideal for sight-seeing and reconnect with the blissful salubrious natural vibes.
Day 6Drive straight to Alleppey from Kumarakom ( Distance 100 km/1-2 Hours)
So today, is the day to visit the one of the prominent destinations of Kerala, known as “Backwater Capital” Alleppey is an absolutely enchanting tourist spot that cannot be missed in this magical tour of Kerala. Once you reach you will be taken to the pre-booked houseboat. Unveil the beautiful decorated well facilitated houseboats take a cruise tour through the crisscross network of azure lagoons and canals sprawled across the regions and explore coir rustic villages, plush greenery , excellent plantations wrapped and spend the best of the day through this spellbinding journey.
By night, take a moment to enjoy the silent aura beside the gushing sea water experience the superb moonlight night under the starlit sky. Stay at houseboat for the night sleep.
Day 7Following day, take a long drive to Kovalam from Alleppey ( Distance 200 km/5-6 Hours)
A day to encounter with the immaculate shoreline sprawled across Kovalam. Go out and witness the excellent and alluring beach where one can enjoy several activities including sun bathing, swimming, fishing, and home grown body rubs, ayurvedic treatments and many more. Play with the rushing waves of sea or in the warm sand otherwise take a sailboat and embark your own journey!
This mesmerizing beach has its own charm that adds a feeling of euphoria is such a joyous tour to Kerala. By evening take a long walk along with the panoramic views of sunset, lately return to your beach resort and take a rest for the onward journey to Kanyakumari.
Day 8Drive straight to Kanyakumari from Kovalam (Distance 100 km/3 Hours)
Today you will continue to travel, while having a short trip to Kanyakumari, once you reach you can explore little destinations there, if someone who carries a little bit of interest in history can traverse to Padmanabhapuram Palace, or Sucheendram Temple. Another option is to go for a boat ride at Vivekananda Rock Memorial, believed to be the exact spot where once Swami Vivekananda used to mediate.
By the day ends you will be taken back to Kovalam, and dropped at your resort/hotel for the overnight stay.
Day 9A day to depart, end of tour.
A day that holds zillions of cherishing memories of this magical tour, today it comes to an end. After having a sufficient meal in your breakfast you will be driven back to the Trivandrum airport at time. From here, you will continue your onward journey!
Explore several tourist spots in Munnar that includes, Echo point, Mattuppetty, Gundala Lake, Elephant spot, Photo point, Anaimudi Peak, and Cinema Shooting Point Renowned wildlife sanctuary, Periyar National Park at Thekkady Glimmering backwaters of Kumarakom Fascinating Cruise rides at Alleppey Visit pristine shoreline at Kovalam Beach Exciting boat ride to the Vivekananda Rock Memorial.