14 Days Kerala Tour
Duration: 14 Days / 13 Nights
Destination Covered: Cochin - Munnar - Thekkady - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Varkala - Poovar - Kanyakumari - Kovalam
- Day 1: Cochin
Arrival at late night transfer to hotel.
Spend day sightseeing to Guruvayoor, where the huge Krishna statue stands and visit the famous elephant camp, back to hotel for overnight.
- Day 2: Cochin - Munnar (150 kms/3 hrs)
Option of more sightseeing (chinese fishing nets, Bolgatty Palace etc and then drive to Munnar Hill station and check into resort. Sightseeing at Eravikulam National park , Tea museum.
- Day 3: Munnar
In the morning visit tea plantations, Mattupetti & Kundalam dams, Echo point. Afternoon resting at resort.
- Day 4: Munnar - Thekkady (120 kms/3.5 hrs)
Depart early morning for Thekkady, the wildlife sanctuary and check straight into resort for relaxation. Afternoon free.
- Day 5: Thekkady
After breakfast experience a boating ride on Periya lake. Visit wildlife sanctuary and shopping in the local market, overnight at resort.
- Day 6: Thekkady - Kumarakom (130 kms/4 hrs)
Today we head off to this famous back water resort. After arrival free time for afternoon rest and relaxation.
- Day 7: Kumakarom
After breakfast, visit the famous bird sanctuary in this area, boating through the back waters and back to Resort for overnight.
- Day 8: Aleppy House Boat Excursion
First we have breakfast at the resort then check into our luxury house boat. While cruising, the boat covers many back water canals and lagoons and guests have the chance to stop at local village houses, islands, visit paddy fields etc. Overnight on the boat.
- Day 9: Aleepy - Varkala ( 150 kms/3 hrs)
After being dropped back on land, we drive to our beach resort. Plenty of time to relax on arrival at Papanasham Beach.
- Day 10: Varkala
After a leisurely breakfast, drive a short distance to Shivagiri Mutt and visit the memorial to Shri Narayana Guru, famous Indian spiritual leader and social reformer (see film called Mystic India on his life). Overnight at resort.
- Day 11: Varkala - Poovar (75 kms/1.5 hrs)
Another leisurely day and short drive to Poovar. Check into resort where many Ayurvedic treatments are on offer!. Plenty of time for rest at the private beach of the resort. Overnight here.
- Day 12: Poovar
Breakfast at resort then embark on local sightseeing in Trivandrum the capital of Kerala, temples, museum, Kovalam Beach . Or you can indulge in more Ayurvedic massages if you wish! Overnight at resort again.
- Day 13: Poovar - Kanyakumari - Kovalam
After breakfast, drive to the southern most tip of India and see Vivekananda Rock and Kanyakumari temple and back up to Kovalam beach for overnight.
- Day 14: Kovalam - Cochin
After early morning breakfast, we sadly depart paradise for our homeward journey. Along the way, westopat Amritapuri Ashram, the home of Amma the 'hugging mother' for a visit to her famous ashramwhere2005 Tsunami struck and the village surrounds. Depart and transfere to airport.