Tour Overview

Day 1: Arrive in Trivandrum, transfer to hotel.
Day 2: Explore Trivandrum, visit Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Drive to Varkala, relax at the beach.
Day 3: Visit Anjengo church and English Fort in Varkala. Leisure time.
Day 4: Cruise from Alleppey to Kumarakom on a houseboat.
Day 5: Drive to Periyar, explore spice market.
Day 6: Boat ride on Lake Periyar to observe wildlife.
Day 7: Drive to Munnar, visit Tea Museum.
Day 8: Drive to Cochin, enjoy Kathakali dance show.
Day 9: Explore Cochin, transfer to airport.

Day 1

Arrive in Trivandrum

On arrival at Trivandrum airport our representative will have a placard displaying your name, and will meet you and drive you to your hotel. Overnight at your hotel in Trivandrum.

Day 2

Trivandrum – Varkala
60km

After breakfast at the hotel, visit Trivandrum city and the Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple, which covers about 2,400 sq. metres and is believed to be around 260 years old. The temple with its gopuram (tower) soaring majestically upwards is believed to be one of the 108 shrines sacred to the Vaishnavites in India. Then visit the Napier Museum which was built around 1880, and is a combination of the Kerala, Mughal, Chinese and Italian architectural styles. The building has a unique natural air-conditioning system. A visit to this museum gives you glimpses of Kerala’s rich cultural heritage.

Later drive to Varkala. Arrive and check in to the hotel. Evening free at the beach.

Overnight at the hotel in Varkala.

Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Trivandrum, Kerala

Day 3

Varkala

Morning visit the Portuguese church of Anjengo dated to the time of occupation, which may be the Elanchoros of the geography of Ptomempee (2nd century). Afterwards, visit the English Fort constructed in 1695 by the English ‘East India Company’. The rest of the day is free at your leisure.

Day 4

Varkala – Alleppey – Kumarakom
Backwaters cruise to Kumarakom
120km / 3 hours

Drive towards Alleppey. On arrival check in to a traditional Kerala houseboat for a cruise, which is totally a delightful experience. Cruise through the palm-fringed canals, watch the paddy fields and village folk while relaxing onboard hearing the lullaby of the wind & waves. This mysterious strip of emerald green land is stuffed with endless miles of placid backwaters that append to its charm. Freshly cooked local food is served onboard. Dinner and overnight stay at the houseboat.

Kerala Alleppy to Kumarakom backwaters cruise on houseboat

Day 5

Kumarakom – Periyar
130km

Breakfast at the houseboat and then check out from the houseboat. Your houseboat will drop you at Kumarakom. Directly drive to Periyar. The most renowned destination in Kerala, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary at Thekkady is one of India’s major sanctuary areas. Arrive and check in to the hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore the local spice market. Overnight at the hotel in Pariyar.

Kerala elephant ride in the forest

Day 6

Periyar

Early morning we take a boat ride over Lake Periyar to watch animals in their natural habitat on the water’s edge. While cruising on Lake Periyar, you are likely to see animals like wild boars, sambars, wild dogs, Langur monkeys and wild elephants. Visit the park by boat again in the late afternoon. Overnight at the hotel in Pariyar.

Day 7

Periyar – Munnar
110km

After breakfast we leave Periyar for a scenic drive to Munnar – Kerala’s tea garden hill station. Arrive at Munnar in the afternoon and check in to the hotel. Later visit the Tea Museum and Tea Garden. Evening is free for shopping where you can find tea and spices at the busy markets in Munnar town.

Munnar hills tea plantations in Kerala

Day 8

Munnar – Cochin
140km

Morning free at the hotel or to explore the surroundings. Later in the afternoon drive to Cochin. Arrive in the evening and check in to the hotel. Later there will be a cultural show of the Kathakali dance of Kerala to give you a glimpse of the tradition and culture of Kerala. Overnight at the hotel in Cochin.

Day 9

Cochin – Abroad

After breakfast visit Cochin including The Dutch Palace at Mattancherry, renowned for its wall murals depicting scenes from the Ramayana. Visit the Jewish Synagogue at the heart of what is locally called the Jew Town, and the St. Francis Church, the oldest European church in India. Late evening transfer to the airport to board the flight for your onward destination.

We understand that every traveler is unique. That’s why all our sample tours are fully customizable to match your personal preferences. Alternatively, create your own dream itinerary with our assistance, tailored to any destination of your choice.

Cost for Your Tour:

For a personalized quotation, please contact us. The cost varies depending on factors such as travel dates, hotel preferences, group size, meal plans, and transportation choices.

Cost Includes:

  • Comfortable hotel accommodation
  • Daily breakfast at all hotels
  • Private airport transfers with a chauffeured vehicle
  • Guided tours and sightseeing in a private vehicle throughout the trip
  • All vehicles related expenses including fuel, tolls, and parking
  • Dedicated tour guide for the duration of your journey
  • Meals and accommodation allowances for the driver and guide
  • A memorable cycle rickshaw ride through the charming streets

Cost Does Not Include:

  • Entrance fees to monuments and attractions
  • Fees for additional activities not listed in the inclusions
  • Lunches and dinners
  • International flights, travel insurance, and visa fees
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any other expenses not explicitly mentioned

Please Note:

  • The itinerary provided is flexible, and the order of visits can be adjusted.
  • Driving times are approximate and subject to change.
  • Special considerations apply during peak travel periods.
  • Weather conditions may affect certain activities.
  • Your tour driver or guide will tailor the sightseeing experience to your preferences.
  • You have the flexibility to customize your itinerary during your journey.
  • If you choose not to have a tour guide, your driver will assist with ticket purchases and provide relevant information.
  • Transportation is available as per your convenience, including evening outings.

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