It is no exaggeration to consider Kerala, one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. If you also want to experience the beauty of this south Indian state, then opt for Explore Kerala tour package of 7 nights and 8 days. You are going to visit well-known destinations like Cochin, Munnar, Thekkady, Kumarakom and Allepey. The highlights of the tour will be a visit to the famous Periyar National Park as well as a houseboat cruise across the Kumarakom-Alleppey backwaters.
Day 1: Arrival Cochin (35 kms)
Arrival at Cochin airport. Our representative will pick you up from the airport and assist you to your pre-booked hotel. After getting freshened-up, have your lunch and leave for sightseeing. Go across the Cochin Harbor where you are going to visit attractions like Jewish Synagogue, Chinese Fishing nets, Dutch Palace and India’s oldest European Church, St. Francis Church. You are going to enjoy this guided tour.
Day 2: Cochin – Munnar (150 kms)
After breakfast, leave by road for Munnar. En-route you are going to enjoy the amazing view of the lush tea plantations and Cardamom Hills. Reach Munnar and check in at the resort. After lunch, move out of your room to trek around the tea estates. Overnight in Munnar.
Day 3: Munnar
Next morning set out early in the morning to visit the Eravikulam National Park. During your wildlife safari, along with other animal species you are going to spot a rare species of mountain goats that are locally called the Nilgiri Tahr. Next in line is going to visit to the Mattupetty Dam and the Dairy Farm. Post lunch you are going to explore the Old Munnar Town and the market too. Have an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4: Munnar – Thekkady (120 kms)
The 4th day of the tour is going to keep a bit busy. After having your breakfast, hit the road to reach Periyar wildlife sanctuary or Thekkad. Once you arrive there, check into a hotel. Enjoy the surrounding lush nature for a while. After lunch, embark on a boat safari on the Periyar Lake in the park. While boat riding, you are going to spot a number of wildlife species such as deer, elephants, monkeys, wild boar along with various avifauna species too. Back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 5: Thekkady – Alleppey (Houseboat)
Today after breakfast, you are going to get transported by road to Alleppey. Once you reach Alleppey, go on-board a houseboat. This is going to be an amazing experience for you. While travelling aboard a houseboat in this area, which is popular as backwater cruise across the Alleppey-Kumarakom backwaters. Treat your eyes with the blissful nature around. Observe the mesmerizing sunset too. Meals will be served on the cruise. Overnight stay on the houseboat.
Day 6: Alleppey – Cochin (100 kms)
In the morning after having your breakfast, de-board the houseboat and hit the road to reach Cochin. Complete the check-in formalities once you arrive. In the first phase, you explored the monumental attractions of the city; the second phase is fixed for exploring the popular markets of Cochin (Kochi). You can shop for some amazing handicrafts and silk clothes. However, Cochin is extremely popular for spices and nuts that are of excellent quality. Spend the evening at leisure. Overnight stay.
Day 7: Departure Cochin
Today is the last day when you are going to get an on-time transfer to the Cochin Airport or the Railway station for the journey to your onward destination. Take back home some wonderful memories and leave behind your grievances to make a new beginning.
“Your Tour ends here with Sweet memories for life”