Day 1 - Cochin to Munnar (140 kilometres, 4 hours by road)
Once you arrive at the Cochin airport/railway station, there is a drive to Munnar with proper assistance. The hill station is simply a natural paradise and is known for its pleasant weather, hills, valleys and lush tea gardens. Once you reach, you check-in into the hotel and enjoy the leisure activities in the cosiness of the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay follows.
Day 2 - Munnar
Mattupetty Lake, Echo Point, Kundale Lake, Blossom Garden, Rajamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Nilgiri Thars
Post breakfast, the entire day is dedicated to exploration of various sightseeing places in Munnar. Starting from Mattupetty Lake/Dam to Kundale Lake, Blossom Garden and Echo Point, there is a lot to see and a lot to do. Enriched wildlife can also be seen at the Rajamalai and Eravikulam Wildlife Sanctuary on this day; these places are famous for wild goats or the Nilgiri Thars. You will be guided back to the hotel late evening; dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3 - Munnar to Periyar (120 kilometres, 4 hours by road)
Western Ghats, Spice Plantations, Waterfalls, Periyar Lake
After breakfast is done, you will be driven to Periyar. On the way, the mesmerizing views of the Western Ghats will add more delight to the pleasant experience. Once you reach and check-in at the hotel, there is time to rest and refresh before you move out for a brief exploration of the Periyar Lake; the enriched wildlife and colourful birds here, will take you off your feet! Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 4 - Periyar to Kumarakom (98 kilometres, 3 hours by road)
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Following today’s breakfast, you will be driven to Kumarakom, the backwater region of Kerala. Located on the banks of Vembanad Lake, this is one of the most spectacular places to explore. After checking-in into the hotel, unwind your tiredness and freshen up. Embark Kumarakom exploration with the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary where you can see various birds like cuckoo, duck, egret, owl, heron, waterfowl and several others. Upon returning to the hotel, spent the rest of the day at leisure; overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 5 - Kumarakom to Alleppey (47 kilometres, 1 hour by road)
Cruising in the houseboat
After breakfast, a short drive will take you to Alleppey, the backwater capital of India. Here in Alleppey, you will be checked-in into a luxurious houseboat called Kettuvallam. The palm and coconut trees, the temples, churches and colorful villages will add for spectacular and fascinating views while you will be cruising through the backwaters. The day will come to an end with the imposing view of the sunset from over the houseboat. Enjoy a delicious meal and tranquil stay on the houseboat.
Day 6 - Alleppey to Kovalam (159 kilometres, 4 hours by road)
Kovalam Beach Day Out
Start your day with breakfast that you can enjoy amidst the beauty of nature followed by a drive to Kovalam. Once you reach this place, check-in into the hotel and rest for a while. This is followed by a trip to the beach where you can spend some quality beach time in a serene and beguiling atmosphere. Whether you want to lie idle under the shade of coconut and palm trees or walk along the banks feeling the waves touching your feet, the experience is incomparable! Return to the hotel later and have dinner followed by an overnight stay.
Day 7 - Kovalam – Trivandrum – Kovalam (Each way 11 kilometres, 20 minutes by road)
Napier Museum, Kuthiramalika Museum, Sri Padmanabha Temple, Beach Visit
Once you have breakfast at the hotel in Kovalam, there is a short drive to Trivandrum, the capital city of Kerala known for rich culture and history. Napier Museum, Kuthiramalika Museum and Sri Padmanabha Temple are some of the important places to visit. The afternoon can be spent amidst the tranquil environment at Trivandrum Beach. There is a drive back to Kovalam and dinner and night stay at hotel follows.
Day 8 - Kovalam to Trivandrum
Post breakfast, the assistance will take you to Trivandrum from Kovalam. On the way, sightseeing options are available through the comfort of the car. Once they drop you at Trivandrum airport/railway station you can depart to your destination with memories that will last a lifetime.
Trip Ends With Sweet Memories !!!
- Parking and Toll tax
- Pick and Drop at time of arrival/departure
- Driver's allowance, Road tax and Fuel charges
- Sightseeing by private car
- Transfer & sightseeing by A/c Vehicle Depending on number of pax.
- Accommodation at the mentioned hotels or similar on twin sharing basis
- (depending on the availability )
- Booking Fee
- 30 or more days before departure: 50%
- Between 29 to 20 days before departure: 100%
- Cancellation charges per person
- 30 or more days before departure: 50%
- Between 29 to 1 days before departure: 100%
Terms & Conditions
- Per person rates (in Rs) - applicable on two persons staying together sharing the same room
- Entrance charges anywhere are not included
- Package rates are subject to change without prior notice
- Meal plan: EP - Accommodation only, CP - Accommodation with breakfast, MAP - Accommodation with breakfast, lunch or dinner, AP -Accommodation with breakfast, lunch & dinner
- The above package is not valid during national holidays, festivals & long weekends (Independece Day and Janmashtami)
- Namoh Retails (Pvt) Ltd reserves the right to change/modify or terminate the offer any time at its discretion and without any prior notice
- In case of unavailability in mentioned hotels, alternate accommodation will be arranged in a similar category hotel
About The Place:
7N/8D : Cochin-Munnar-Periyar-Kumarakom-Alleppey-Kovalam-Trivandrum
What will you do : Walking Tours, Sightseeing, Backwater Cruises, Boat Rides
What will you see : Lakes, Dam, Echo Point, Blossom Garden, Wildlife Sanctuaries, Bird Sanctuary, Kovalam Beach, Museums, Temples
The Enchanting Tour of Kerala, a holiday that will pleasantly surprise you with the inner beauty and blissful essence of the state. The place has so much to offer to its guests that you will have innumerable memories to take home with you. The diversity of the place comes with a unique balance of hill stations, beaches and backwaters. This enchanting tour covers everything for the tourists in just one visit. The lush greenery and the peaceful environment is the ideal way to let yourself loose and de-stress from the pressures of everyday life.
- September - ( Offseason )
- March to October - ( Peak Season )
- December to March - ( Mid Peak season )
- Indian Rupee
- Hindi / English
Things To carry
For Adults - Photo identification in the form of Pan Card /Passport / Voter ID / Driving License
For students - Carry original as well as 2 photocopies of school or college Photo Identity card
For Infants - Carry 2 passport sized photographs
THINGS TO CARRY ALONG
Mobile phone with appropriate sim card
Along with your necessary clothing and toiletries carry sun screen lotion, hand sanitizer, sun glasses, cap, sports shoes, umbrella / windcheater, camera etc. and woollens if needed
If you are on any medication, carry sufficient stock of the medicines with prescription