Colors Of Kerela

9 - 12 Days
TYPOLOGIES

History

+ 2
DIFFICULTY

Low

MIN. AGE

18 years

161000

Kerala is blessed with a unique set of geographical features that have made it one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Asia. Flanked on the west by the Arabian Sea, on the east by the towering Western Ghats, and on the north by 44 interconnected rivers, Kerala is blessed with a unique set of geographical features that have made it one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Asia.Long miles of quiet beaches, tranquil stretches of emerald backwaters, verdant hill stations, and unique animals are just a few of the treasures that await you on the other side. Furthermore, each of these wonderful sites is only a two-hour drive apart, a unique benefit that no other location on the earth can match.   INCLUSIONS: Accommodation in the hotels listed or similar. Entire round trip from Kochi / Ernakulam to Trivandrum by an air-conditioned Sedan vehicle (Indigo/Dzire/ Etios/Logan or similar) for 02 – 03 adults or air-conditioned Vehicle is as per the itinerary and not at disposal. Note - AC will work only in the plains and will be switched-off during hill drives. Daily buffet breakfast as per the itinerary. Sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary. All currently applicable taxes i.e. Hotel tax & Transportation tax

Tour Map

Day by Day

DAY1 ARRIVE KOCHI Welcome to your ‘Colours of Kerala’ tour! On arrival at the airport in Kochi or railway station in Ernakulam, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Kochi. Later, proceed on a half day city tour of Kochi visiting places like St. Francis Church, Mattancherry Palace, Jewish Synagogue and Chinese fishing nets near Fort Kochi area.The rest of the evening is at leisure for independent activities. Activity:-St. Francis Church, Mattancherry Palace, Jewish Synagogue and Chinese fishing nets Overnight : Kochi. Meals: None (meals on your own)
DAY2 KOCHI-MUNNAR Today after a delicious breakfast, proceed to Munnar. Drive through the picturesque countryside of Munnar which is surrounded by lush green tea estates. On arrival, check in to the hotel / resort. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this quaint hill station on your own
DAY3 MUNNAR Today, proceed on a sightseeing tour of Munnar, including a visit to the Rose Gardens, a unique and eco-friendly home stay experience, that attracts visitors, especially nature enthusiasts, from all over the world. Later, visit the Tata Tea Museum which displays a variety of antiquities including curios, photographs and machineries; all of which depict the origins and growth of tea plantations in Munnar. The highlights include a sundial made in 1913, a burial urn from 2nd century BC, a magneto phone, iron ovens and a wooden bath tub. There is also a tea-tasting demonstration room and a mini manufacturing unit (closed on Mondays).Post lunch, visit Echo
DAY4 MUNNAR-THEKKADY Today, proceed to Thekkady, en-route enjoy a spice plantation tour, where you will be introduced with numerous spices and plants of various types. On arrival, check in to the hotel in Thekkady. Later, proceed to enjoy a boat ride on Periyar Lake in Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary (Entrance fee and boat ride on direct payment basis).The rest of the evening is at leisure to walk through the bustling spice market in the village of Kumily. Note: Please carry a photo id proof for Periyar boat ride
DAY5 THEKKADY - KUMARAKOM After breakfast, proceed on a picturesque drive to Kumarakom. On arrival, check in to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to relax..
DAY6 KUMARAKOM – MARRARIKULAM After breakfast, proceed on a picturesque drive to Mararikualam. On arrival, check in to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to relax..
DAY7 MARRARIKULAM - ALLEPPEY Today after breakfast, proceed to the idyllic backwaters of Alleppey. The town is known to be Kerala’s very own ‘Venice of the East’, a heartland of lagoons and mangrove fields, inter-linked with hundreds of narrow winding canals. On arrival, check in to the hotel/ resort. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the scenic surroundings of Alleppey.
DAY8 KUMARAKOM-TRIVANDRUM After breakfast, proceed to Trivandrum. On arrival, check in to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure for individual activities
DAY9 TRIVANDRUM After breakfast, proceed on an excursion to Kanyakumari. Visit the Vivekananda Rock Memorial, one of the finest pieces of architecture in Southern India. Situated on a rock island, Vivekananda Rock Memorial is a major tourist attraction in Kanyakumari and houses the statue of the great preacher Swami Vivekananda who swam to this small rocky island and meditated here in his quest for enlightenment. Further continue to visit the Suchindram Temple, one of the best places to understand the rich religious and cultural heritage of India, which is dedicated to a deity representing the combined forces of Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma