Arrive into Cochin, Welcome to your “Kerala Tropical Beach Tour”
On arrival in Cochin, you will be met and transferred by Vardhman’s representative to your hotel. Later proceed on a city tour of Cochin. Visit many interesting sites like the Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church and Chinese Fishing nets etc. OPTIONAL:In the evening enjoy the Kathakali Dance performance.
Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 2 - Cochin - Periyar /Thekkady
On day second of your tour, drive to the wildlife sanctuary at Periyar / Thekkady after breakfast. Thekkady is a wonderful place to visit during a trip to Kerala. Indeed, tours to Thekkady are fast gaining popularity with every passing day. Enjoy an evening game viewing cruise on the Periyar Lake. This will enable you to have a close look at the park’s large variety of wildlife including elephants, monkeys, deer, wild boar and birds.
Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 3 - Periyar - Munnar
Early morning enjoy a boat ride on Lake Periyar to see wild elephants. In the afternoon, drive to the beautiful hill station of Munnar after breakfast. You will be also treated to wonderful views of the Cardamom hills and lush green tea plantations as you drive to Munnar. Upon arrival in Munnar, check in at a Hotel and relax for the remaining part of the day.
DAY 4 - Munnar
This morning proceed on a city tour of Munnar ,Visit many interesting sites like the Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetty Dam & Dairy Farm, Old Munnar Town and the town market among others.
DAY 5 - Munnar - Kumarakom
After breakfast drive to Kottayam. On reaching Kottayam, a centre of the Syrian Christian communtiy,Kottayam has some fine churches. Later visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctury. Visit Valliapalli Chruch, Cheriapalli Chruch.
DAY 6 - Kumarakom - Alleppey
To experience the best of Kerala, go aboard an exciting houseboat cruise along the Kerala backwaters. Morning drive to Alleppey and check in to the houseboat on arrival. The overnight cruise takes you through Alleppey allowing you to enjoy serene surroundings en route. Breakfast, lunch and dinner served on board. Enjoy the backwaters of Kerala by getting a glimpse of the village life from a close quarter. Enjoy the sunset and stay overnight on the houseboat. It will definitely be a unique and unforgettable experience for your lifetime.
DAY 7 - Alleppey - Trivandrum
After breakfast drive to Kovalam and transfer to hotel. Relax for a while later proceed on a city tour of rivandrum.
Museum complex, Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Science & Technology museum, Veli Tourist village, Aakulam boat club, Shangmugham Beach etc
DAY 8 - Trivandrum - Kanyakumari Excursion
Morning after breakfast drive towards Kanyakumari for a day’s tour. It is located at the southernmost tip of the Indian Peninsula. It was once known as the Cape Comorin during the British rule. It is a paradise for both nature lover and landscape photographers. Visit the Kanyakumari Temple, Vattakottai – circular fort, Wax museum, Vivekananda rock ,Gandhi museum , and so on. Later in the evening drive back to Kovalam for a night stay at the your hotel.
DAY 9 - Trivandrum
After breakfast transfer to Trivandrum airport to catch flight for your onward journey to back home with sweet and unforgettable memories of “Kerala Tropical Beach Tour” escorted by Vardhman Vacations