DAY 01: ARRIVE AT KOCHI
Experience the beauty of warm embrace at Kochi international airport. Then you head towards the hotel for overnight stay. The rest of the day is for leisure activities.
KOCHI: Popularly known as the Queen of Arabian Sea, Kochi, also called as Cochin is located in Kerala, on the south west coast of India. It is regarded as the industrial capital of Kerala, Kochi is the commercial hub of this thriving state. Traveling to Kochi is a great experience and there are many tourist attractions that can be visited.
Kochi is popularly referred to as the ‘Gateway of South India’. It is an important trade center and many countries prefer this place to export and import their materials. In fact, Kochi has been an important link to the rest of the world since ancient times. Kochi has been ruled over by many empires over centuries.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 02: KOCHI (BLD)
After breakfast at hotel, morning is for leisure activities. After early lunch at hotel, we proceed with the sightseeing tour of Kochi, which includes the Jewish synagogue, Mattancherry Palace, Santa Cruz Basilica, St. Francis Church, Indo-Portuguese Museum. Overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 03: COCHIN-PERIYAR. 185 KMS/5 HRS (BLD)
After breakfast you will be driven to Periyar, nestled in spice and rubber plantations. Periyar has a lot to offer in terms of natural beauty and wildlife. Periyar is famous for its rare habitat of birds and animals and is one of the most popular destinations for nature lovers. Check in to your hotel and get ready for your trip to cardamom hills where you could have a closer look at the spice plantations. Spend rest of the day at leisure. Overnight will be at the resort.
DAY 04: PERIYAR (BLD)
Visit the Periyar National Park today. This magnificent place is located on the banks of the River Periyar, which offers some of the best wildlife sighting in India. To enjoy the real pleasure of this beautiful place, we would take a boat ride. You might see a number of wild elephants as well as other animals bathing in the lake. The picturesque views and lush green surroundings of this magnificent place in Thekkady not just give a reason to smile but also provide great photo options. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 05: PERIYAR-ALLEPPY (BLD)
After breakfast at hotel, we depart for Alleppey. Blessed with a wide number of waterways, lagoons, lakes and canals Alleppey is an aquatic paradise within the folds of Gods own country and is aptly called “Venice of the East”. This lively town was founded by the Divan of Travanacore, Raja Keshawadasan. While sailing on houseboats in Alleppey, you can witness the charm of this immaculate backwater town with its plentiful coconut palm lined canals and small hamlets. Overnight stay at the houseboat.
DAY 06: KUMARAKOM-KOVALAM (BLD)
After breakfast, take a cruise towards Kumarakom get transferred to Kovalam. Upon arrival in Kovalam, check-in at the beach resort.
Kovalam: Located 16 km from the Capital of Kerala is a city with four sandy bays known as Kovalam. The literal meaning of Kovalam is ‘groove of coconut trees’. This stunning beach resort in 1930’s broke the manacles and appeared as the most splendid tourist attraction in the southern part of the country. The four sandy beaches are a sight to observe and each of these four bays is divided by rocks. The Samudra Beach, Kovalam Beach, Hawa Beach and the light house beach, these four beaches make Kovalam unique. It is also well-known for its Ayurvedic massages and numerous yoga resorts. Meditation and herbal body toning are few of the things which tourists are attracted to for a refreshing experience. Overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 07: KOVALAM-THIRUVANTHAPURAM DEPARTURE(BLD)
After breakfast head for exploring Thiruvananthapuram. The capital city of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram/Trivandrum city is known as the gateway of one of the most beautiful states in India. Located on the south west coast of India, this tropical paradise is known as “God’s own country” and for the right reasons. Lush green landscapes interspersed with crystal clear backwaters make this state the most visited tourist destination. The state maintains its traditional heritage even in the modern century and Trivandrum tourism industry is increasing by the moment. Have a farewell dinner at night before departing for your respective destinations.
Above cost includes:-
• Accommodation on twin sharing basis on plan as per above programme.
• Transportation by aircon vehicles.
• Services of our representative for transfers.
• Services of English speaking local guides for sightseeing tour of Cochin & Trivandrum only.
• Cochin city’s Monument entrance fee included in above quote.
• Boat ride in Periyar & Park entrance fees included.
• Kathakali Dance show in Cochin..
Above cost does not includes:-
• Any item of personal nature such as table drinks, laundry, telephone calls etc.
• Cost does not include any service by guide, escort.
• No porterage or tipping included in the programme at any hotels, stations etc.
• These rates are not valid from 18th Dec’15 till 5th Jan’16.
|City||3 Star hotel||4 Star hotel||5 Star hotel|
|Cochin||Abad Plaza||Dream||Le Meridien|
|Periyar||Tree Top||Cardoman||Elephant Court|
|Alleppey||House Boat (AC)||House Boat (AC)||House Boat (AC)|
|Kovalam||Palm Shore||Uday Samudra||Travancore Heritage|
|RATES VALID FROM : 1st Oct’15 till 31st Mar’16|
|PAX||3 STAR HOTEL||4 STAR HOTEL||5 STAR HOTEL|