Kerala Delight

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Duration – 12 / 11Price -
  • Day 1: Arrival at Kochi
  • On arrival at Kochi Airport/ railway station, our agent heartily greets you and assists you to transfer you to hotel. First day of your visit is at your own disposal.

    Overnight at hotel

  • Day 2: Kochi (Local Visit)
  • After breakfast visit:

    • Francis Church (The St. Francis Church, well-known for its beautiful architecture and ambience, is believed to be one of the oldest churches built by the Europeans in India.

     

    • The Mattencherry Palace (Built by the Portuguese in 1557 and presented to Raja Veera Kerala Varma of Kochi, the Palace was renovated in 1663 by the Dutch. The palace with a Bhagavathi Temple in the central courtyard is built like the typical Kerala style mansion – the Nalukettu – the home of the aristocracy, nobility and upper classes, with four separate wings opening out to a central courtyard.)

     

    • The Jewish Synagogue (Among all the common wealth countries of the world, the Jewish Synagogue, Kochi is the oldest existing synagogue. The prosperous Jewish trading community built it in 1568 AD. It was partially destroyed in the 1962 war. Later it was rebuilt by the Dutch. This speaks for the historical importance of the monument. )

     

    • Kochi Fort (A very beautiful Fort Kochi beach is located on the western coast of India and is often known as the ‘Queen of the Arabian Sea’. It’s a serene beach that offers a scenic view and natural beauty to its visitors. With its pristine water and tranquil ambience, it is extremely admired by tourists and local people as well. Whether you are alone or with your loved ones, this beach offers a soothing atmosphere to relax and chill out.)

    Overnight at hotel

  • Day 3: Kochi-Munnar (130km apprx. / 3hr s)
  • countryside After breakfast check out from hotel and proceed on a drive through the picturesque Munnar. On arrival, check into your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

    Overnight at hotel

  • Day 4: In Munnar (Full day Sightseeing)
  • After breakfast, proceed full day sightseeing of Munnar where you will visit

    • Old Christ Church (This church is a protestant church built mostly in stone. The main attraction of this church is its charming interiors which still retain stained-glass windows, brass plaques, rows of rosewood pews and an ornate chandelier.)

     

    • Tata tea Museum (The Munnar Tea Museum is an industry and history museum situated in Munnar, a town in the Idukki districtof Kerala in South India. Tata Tea Museum is its official name, but it’s also known as Nalluthanni Estate where it is located or Kannan Devan Tea Museum.)

     

    • Mattupetty lake (Popular for its dam and beautiful lake, Mattupetty is a hill station situated at a height of 1,700 m in Idukki district of Kerala. Located about 13 km from Munnar, the village is known for its scenic splendour, green valleys and salubrious climate.)
    • Pothamedu (6 km from Munnar) (The Pothamedu View Point has a majestic beauty attached to it. The coffee, tea and cardamom plantation located at the Pothamedu View Point appears like a bouquet of natures scenic beauty.For those who love adventure sports, the Pothamedu View Point offers hiking and trekking opportunities. One can also view the Idukki Arch Dam which is situated 60 kms from Pothamedu View Point when sky is clear.)

     

    • Pallivasal (8 km from Munnar) (Pallivasal in Munnar, Kerala, is one of the most popular and prime tourist destinations in the area. A famous attraction in the town is the Pallivasal Falls, which is a must see when in the area. A visit to the town presents visitors with a much needed break, in the lap of nature, from their hectic and chaotic city life. Pallivasal is untouched by commercialism and revels in its natural beauty and serenity. The place is perfect for nature lovers and photography fanatics, owing to its picturesque landscapes and splendid panoramic views.)

     

    • Rajamala (15 km from Munnar) (The hills of Rajamala are home to Nilgiri Tahr, the rare mountain goat. One can see herds of the tahr grazing on the grasslands. You would love to spend hours in the grassland watching the playful animals in their natural habitat. The Rajamala hills offer a fine view of the surroundings and this is an ideal place to take a stroll. Rajamala is about 15 m away from Munnar.)

     

    Overnight at hotel

  • Day 5: Munnar- Thekkady (105kms / apprx. 3 ½ hrs.)
  • After breakfast, checkout from the hotel, later drive to Thekkady (Periyaar) the land of spice Plantations. On arrival, check into your hotel. Later, walk through spice market in the Kumily village.

    Overnight at hotel

  • Day 6: Thekkady Sightseeing
    • Periyaar National Park (Periyaar Wildlife Sanctuary, locating in Thekkady is the perfect example of nature’s bounty with great scenic beauty and rich biodiversity. In this astounding location of Kerala, the Periyar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is considered as the most protected area for the elephants and the tigers. One of the most renowned national parks in South India, the Periyar National Park is set high at the Western Ghat ranges. The protected area is widespread along the area of 925 sq km (357 sq mi). The rest of 350 sq km (140 sq mi) of the core zone was declared as the Periyaar National Park in the year 1982.)

     

    • Periyaar Lake (Located near the Periyaar national reserve and park is the lake of Periyaar, which is suitable for boating for the travellers. It takes around 2 hours for travellers to explore the region on a boat. Views of elephants bathing on the lakeside are very common here.)
    • Kadathanadan Kalari Centre (At Kadathanadan Kalari Centre, Thekkady, this martial art is performed in kuzhikalari.A highly designed gallery has been built in such a way that the viewers will get a clear vision from a safer distance. Kalaripayattu is a traditional psycho-physiological discipline emanating from Kerala’s uniqe mytho-historical heritage as well as a scientific system of physical culture training)

     

    • Vandanmedu (One of the largest auction centres for cardamom, Vandikuzhi is a treat for someone who loves to experience the rich spices of Kerala. A walk through the plantation, enjoying the aroma of cardamom will be the most wonderful experience that you will exclusively get at Vandikuzhi.)

    After an eventful day, return to hotel and stay off for the night.

  • Day 7 :Thekkady to Alleppey (142 kms. Apprx./ 4 hours)
  • After breakfast, checkout from the hotel, later drive to Alleppey apprx. 142 kms from Thekkady. Reach Alleppey by afternoon. On arrival check into hotel. After refreshment visit Spice Plantation in the Kumily village.

    Stay for the night here

  • Day 8:Alleppey Sightseeing
  • After breakfast, proceed to sightseeing of Alleppey. Visit:

    • Alleppey Beach (Known as the Venice of the East, Alappuzha has always basked a major place in the maritime history of Kerala. Alappuzha (Alleppey) is a landmark between a network of rivers flowing into it and the Arabian Sea. Tourists visit here to hangout and relax as it has tremendous and tempting natural beauty all around. This place has huge network of freshwater rivers, meandering lakes, and lagoons. One can try adventurous activities at the beach like boating, or enjoy at children’s park with toy bicycles or trains. Hallowed with natures green beauty and scenery, Alappuzha is a wonderland of Kerala state.)

     

    • Krishnapuram Palace (Built in the 18th century by the erstwhile Travancore king Marthanda Varma Maharaja, the Krishnapuram Palace today is an archaeological museum exhibiting many antique sculptures and exquisite paintings.  The palace is famous for resplendent mural paintings and architecture. The most famous mural in Krishnapuram Palace is the 14 feet by 11 feet Gagendra Moksham mural, which is the largest of its kind in Kerala.)

     

     

    • Backwaters(Calm and serene still waters, a popular destination in Aleppey,one visiting Alleppey must visit Backwaters of Alleppey)

     

    • Karumadi Kuttan Statue (Situated in the Karumadi village, near Alleppey, the Karumadi Kuttan is a remnant of Kerala’s glorious past as a Buddhist centre. It’s actually a huge, black granite statue of Lord Buddha dating back to 10th century AD.)

     

    • Arthunkal Church (The St. Sebastian’s Church in Arthunkal is an important Christian pilgrim centre. Located in Alappuzha the church is noted for the ten-day annual festival, popularly known as Arthunkal Perunnal. Celebrated in January every year, devotees from different parts of the State swarm the church on the feast days.)

     

     

    • Mary Forane Church (One of the oldest churches in India, St. Mary Forane Church was built in 1870, and is famous for its beautiful murals and sculptures. Situated on the bank of the backwaters about 11 kilometres from Alleppey, St. Mary Forane Church is also known as the Champakulam Church. The church is not only an architectural marvel but also a fine specimen of Christian heritage in India. Remember that it is compulsory to remove your shoes before entering the church as a mark of respect.)

    After an eventful day return to hotel, stay for the night

  • Day 9: Alleppey-Kumarakam (51kms apprx. 1 ½ hrs)
  • After breakfast, Check out from the hotel, Move to Kumarakom.

    After Reaching Kumarakom visit:

    • Vembanad Lake
    • Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls
    • Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
    • Kumarakom Beach
    • Kumarakom Backwaters

    After an eventful day return to hotel, stay for the night

  • Day 10: Kumarakom-Kovalam (4 h 39 min (179.1 km) via NH183)
  • After breakfast check out from hotel. Explore beach at your leisure. Kovalam is known for its best beaches. Here you can visit:-

     

    • Hawa Beach (The Hawa beach has an interesting story behind its name. Sometime back, this beach was frequented by topless European women looking to get a perfect tan and thus originated the name Hawa beach. However, at present, topless bathing is banned here, as it is on beaches elsewhere in India)

     

    • Veli Tourist Village (The Veli Tourist Village is a popular picnic spot and the number of tourists that throng this place bear a testimony to its charm. Children are especially fond of the place as it gives a free reign to their playful spirit. )
    • Vellayani Lake Overview (The Vellayani Lake is one of the famous fresh water lakes in Kerala and is located seven kilometres from Kovalam. The Vellayani Lake is the venue of the world famous annual snake boat race organized during the Onam festival. A must visit when in Kovalam)

     

    • Vellayani Lake (Located about 7 km away from Kovalam, Vellayani Lake is one of the popular freshwater lakes in Kerala. Here tourists can enjoy the beauty of this picturesque lake as well as go on a boat ride. Being home to a variety of flora and fauna, the lake is known for its unique ecosystem. )

     

    • Chowara Beach (Located at a distance of approximately 10 kilometres from Kovalam, the beautiful village of Chowara is popular for its beach. Coconut trees dot the sandy shores and the golden sands are an ideal place to relax and enjoy with family. A lesser known seaside destination, the Chowara Beach also has an ayurveda resort in the vicinity.)

     

     

    • The Zoological Park (The Zoological Park in Thiruvananthapuram is the largest zoological park in India and is a must-visit while staying here. Home to wild animals and various species of flora and fauna, the park is an exciting place to take your kids and learn about wildlife.)

     

    • Lighthouse Beach (The shining star of Kovalam, the Lighthouse Beach is a magnificent mix of gleaming sand, rocking waves, swaying palm fringes and blue aquamarine waters.)

     

  • Day 11: Kovalam – Trivandrum (20 kms/ 45 mts)
  • After Breakfast check out from hotel. Reach Trivandrum, check in into hotel and after refreshment visit

    • Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
    • Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple
    • Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace
    • Shri Chitra Art Gallery
    • Poovar Island
    • Thiruvananthapuram Zoo
    • Agastya Mala
  • Day 12: Trivandrum Departure
  • Leave with sweet memories of your beach vacation that you’ll cherish for a lifetime.

    Post breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed to the airport/railway station and end your amazing trip to Kerala.

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  • Package Includes:

    • All sight-seeing mentioned below
    • Individual Cab
    • Pick-up and drop
    • Accommodation
    • Meals (Including Breakfast and dinner) veg MAP Plan
    • Driver Charges
    • Parking charges
    • All taxes

     

    Package Excludes:

    The Tariff’s above mentioned are as per the Tour Package, all other facilities and inclusions in the package will be charged separately like:-

    • Extra Meals
    • Transportation (that not included in the package)
    • Laundry
    • Room heater etc
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