Exotic Kerala

Destination Covered: Cochin - Thiruvananthapuram - Kovalam - Quilon - Alleppey
Periyar - Munnar - Cochin.
Duration: 12 Nights / 13 Days.

Day 01: Arrival Delhi
Arrive at Delhi. Our travel representative gives you a warm welcome and escorts you to the hotel for check-in. Overnight at hotel in Delhi.

Day 02: Delhi - Thiruvananthapuram
After Breakfast at hotel. The our travel guide accompanies you to the airport for your flight to Thiruvanthapuram. From the Thiruvanthapuram airport, drive straight to Kovalam which has one of the most beautiful beaches of the world. The surf here is ideal for surf riding and the water invites the visitor to ride the "Catamaran" or log with the fisherman, or to take a cool swim. Arrive and the guide takes you to the hotel for check in. Rest of the day free to relax and explore the beach. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Kovalam
After lunch the our representative takes you on an excursion to Kanya Kumari to visit the stunning Padmanabhapuram palace and to enjoy the unique experience of Sunset and Moon rise over the ocean simultaneously. Return to Kovalam in the evening. Overnight at Kovalam.

Day 04: Kovalam
After the breakfast at hotel, your guide accompanies you on a half-day visit to Shree Padmanabha Swami Temple, the Napier Museum, the Chitralayam Art Gallery, the Zoological Gardens, the Reptile House Observatory and the Kanakakannu Palace at Trivandrum. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Kovalam.

Day 05: Kovalam - Quilon
After breakfast, accompanied by the travel guide, drive to Quilon one of the oldest ports of the Malabar Coast and were once the centre of international spice trade. Quilon is famous for its delicious Cashew and Seafood. After checking in hotel, the guide takes you out to see some historic remains and the temples built in ornate style. We also visit the village to know the life style and culture of locals. Overnight at Quilon.

Day 06 & 07: Quilon - Alleppey (by houseboat)
Breakfast at hotel. From Quilon, our travel representative accompanies you to take Kerala's traditional houseboat for Alleppy, which is a fabulous way to explore the fascinating beauty of the backwaters. We reach Alleppy by next day morning. Use the rest of the day in exploring and in shopping. Overnight at Houseboat.

Day 08: Alleppey - Periyar (by road)
Leisurely breakfast in the morning. Escorted by our travel guide, reach Periyar by noon. After lunch take safari to a nearby Coffee Plantations & villages.

Day 09: Periyar
Today early morning, your guide takes for a boat ride along the 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. For the lunch we return back to hotel. Late After noon visit the park again by cruise, as once is not enough to explore it fully.

Day 10: Periyar - Munnar (by road)
From Periyar the travel representative takes you to Munnar set amid Southern India's most dramatic mountain scenery and the combination of craggy Peaks, Manicured Tea Estates. Crisp mountain air makes Munnar a delightful alternative to the better known hill stations of Tamil Nadu. It is a perennial favorite of 'Honeymooners' and offer magnificent scenery and wonderful walks. At Munnar you are free to explore its beauty of nature.

Day 11: Munnar
Complete day at leisure.

Day 12: Munnar - Cochin (by road)
After breakfast, Drive to Kochi. Keep the day for the shopping and personal activities. At the time of sunset take a Boat Cruise along the backwater which gives an opportunity to behold the great charm of this city.

Day 13: Cochin - Departure.
Our travel representative ensures a timely transfer to the airport for flight to Delhi.