KERALA HOUSEBOAT WITH BEACHES TOUR
COCHIN – MUNNAR – THEKKADY – TRIVANDRUM – KOVALAM – KOLLAM – ALLEPPEY – MARARIKULAM – COCHIN / DEPARTURE
Duration : 13 NIGHTS / 14 DAYS
Suggested tour itinerary is a flexible tour proposal and can be change as per the guest requirement. We provide tailor made itinerary as per the need of the guest if you want to add or remove any of the destination please advise us for modification so that you can enjoy best of your holidays in India.
Day 01: ARRIVE COCHIN
Arrive at Cochin airport, Cochin is the most interesting town in South India at Malabar Coast and is also known as Venice of South. On arrival meet and greet by ITM representative and transfer to hotel. Where our representative will assist you to check in at hotel and later explain the tour scheduled in detail and handover all the tour related documents to you.
After freshen up visit St Francis Church, Museum, Fort, Chinese fishing Net, Beaches and Temple. Evening return to hotel, overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02: COCHIN – MUNNAR
After breakfast drive to Munnar, is a beautiful hill resort situated in the cradle of tea plantations. Munnar, the queen of hill stations is located at the confluence of three mountain streams namely, Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala, along the western Ghats on the eastern border of Kerala and was once the summer resort of the British government in South India. Sprawling tea plantations, picture-book towns and winding lanes make this a popular resort.
Enroute visit Cheyyara waterfalls, Valara waterfalls, Attukadu waterfalls etc. On arrival Munnar check in hotel, overnight stay at Munnar hotel.
Day 03: MUNNAR
After breakfast proceed for full day Munnar visit Rajmalai, the top peak of Munnar and Mattupetty. Rajmalai is the natural habitat of the Nilgiri Tahr, located about 15 km from Munnar. Half of the world population of the rare mountain goat, which is becoming extinct, is now found here. Mattupetty is located about 15 kms from Munnar and known for its highly specialised dairy farm – the Indo Swiss Livestock project, tea estates, eco point, spice plantation, rose garden, photo point, honey bee tree, tea museum, blossom park, kundale dam and top station. Evening return to hotel. Overnight stay at Munnar.
Day 04: MUNNAR – THEKKADY
After breakfast and check out from the hotel & drive to Thekkaddy. Thekkady is a naturalist’s paradise of unending chains of hills and spice scented plantations. It has unspoilt tropical forests and incredible wealth of animal and plant life. Thekkady is well known for the Periyar National Park and the elephants are the major attractions here. Then proceeds to Thekkaddy sightseeing destinations include Periyar wild life sanctuary where you can see wild elephant, boar, deer, the great Indian tiger and more, mullaperiyar dam (you can watch all these only while doing boating in the Lake) You can watch martial arts, kathakali, elephant ride, elephant bath, tribal dance, musical fountain and can go for ayurveda massages (all are optional activities with separate entrance fees). Evening check in hotel, overnight Thekkady.
Day 05:THEKKADY – TRIVANDRUM
After breakfast drive to Trivandrum, the capital of Kerala is located at the west coast of India, with trading traditions dating back to 1000 BC. Sightseeing tour around Trivandrum includes visit to Padmanabhaswami Temple, Srichitra Art Gallery, Napier Museum and Zoo. Overnight Trivandrum.
Day 06: TRIVANDRUM
After breakfast excursion visit to Varkala beach and Sankhumugham beach, Varkala Beach, also known as Papanasham Beach is a beach in Varkala, it is an important hindu pilgrimage. High cliffs with reach mineral springs rise majestically from the coastline. Sankhumugham Beach 08 kms from Thiruvanathapuram, this is a favourite haunt of sunset watchers. The beach is adjacent to the thiruvananthapuram airport and veli tourist village. An indoor recreation club, the matsya kanyaka and a restaurant shaped like a starfish are the major attractions here. An indoor recreation club, the ‘Matsya Kanyaka’, a gigantic 35 m long sculpture of a mermaid and a restaurant shaped like a starfish are the major attractions here. Enjoy leisure day in beach. Evening return back to Trivandrum. Overnight Trivandrum.
Day 07: TRIVANDRUM – KOVALAM
After breakfast drive to Kovalam, Kovalam beach is located about 16 kms. from the city of Trivandrum. This internationally renowned beach resort has been a favourite place of tourists since 1930. Kovalam consists of three adjacent crescent beaches. The southernmost beach is known as the Lighthouse Beach and is the most popular beach. On arrival Kovalom check in hotel evening you will be visit and enjoy Sightseeing light house beach, Howah Beach and local market. Overnight Kovalam.
Day 08: KOVALAM
After Breakfast proceed for full day tour and visit Ashoka Sree, Padmanabha Swami Temple, Kuthiramalika Palace museum, Napier museum, Sree Chithra art gallery, zoological park, science and technology museum, Kanakakunnu Palace, planetarium. Evening return to hotel, overnight stay at hotel.
Day 09: KOVALAM – KOLLAM
After breakfast drive to Kollam, Kollam or Quilon, formerly Desinganadu, is an old seaport and city on the Laccadive Sea coast of the Indian state of Kerala. The city is on the banks Ashtamudi Lake. On arrival Kollam visit Thangasseri village and Thirumullavaram beach, Thirumullavaram beach is a beautiful picnic spot. This beach is very beautiful places for relaxation and enjoyment. Overnight Kollam.
Day 10: KOLLAM – ALLEPPEY
After breakfast check out from hotel and proceed to Alleppey. Alleppey is one of the popular backwater destinations of India. It is one of the picturesque towns filled with canals, backwaters, beaches and lagoons. You have to check in houseboat for next 21 hours. You have to visit all the places to the houseboat. Overnight stay at Houseboat.
Day 11: ALLEPPEY – MARARIKULAM
After breakfast, disembark from the houseboat drive to Mararikulam, Mararikulam is a famous beach resort at the Malabar coast. On arrival drive to the resort. Rest of the day free to relax and enjoy the beach resort.
Day 12: MARARIKULAM
After Breakfast, whole day is at leisure to relax and enjoy the beach with white sands. Overnight Mararikulam.
Day 13: MARARIKULAM – COCHIN
After Breakfast drive to Cochin, on arrival check in at hotel. Rest of the day free to explore the local market. Overnight Cochin.
Day 14: COCHIN / DEPARTURE
After breakfast, transfer to the Airport / Railway Station for your onward destination with the happy memories of your tour and our services.