||12 Nights / 13
||Chennai - Pondicherry -
Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai - Periyar
Day - 1 » Mumbai / Delhi
Arrival) Arrive at Mumbai/Delhi. Overnight at hotel in Mumbai/Delhi.
Day - 2 » Mumbai / Delhi - Tiruvanthapuram
(Tiruvanthapuram Arrival) Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport for
flight to Tiruvanthapuram. From the 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. Nearby is the Beach
centre of aquatic sports. Arrive & check in hotel. Rest of the day free
to relax & exploring the beach.
Day - 3 » Kovalam
Breakfast at hotel. After lunch excursion to Kanya Kumari to visit the
stunning Padmanabhapuram palace and to enjoy the unique experience of Sunset
& Moon rise over the ocean simultaneously. Return to Kovalam in the
evening. Overnight at Kovalam.
Day - 4 » Kovalam
Breakfast at hotel. For the half-day visit Shree Padmanabha Swami Temple,
Napier Museum, Chitralayam Art Gallery, Zoological Gardens, Reptile House
Observatory and Kanakakannu Palace at Trivandrum. . Rest of the day at
leisure. Overnight at Kovalam.
Day - 5 » Kovalam - Quilon
(By Road) After breakfast, we 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 we set 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 - 6 & 7 » Quilon - Allepey
By the backwaters) Breakfast at hotel. From Quilon, we 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
Day - 8 » Allepey - Periyar
(By Road) Leisurely breakfast in the morning. We reach Periyar by noon.
After lunch we take safari to a nearby Coffee Plantations & villages.
Day - 9 » Periyar
Early morning we take boat ride over 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 we again visit the park by cruise, as once is not enough to
explore it fully.
Day - 10 » Periyar - Munnar
(By Road) From Periyar we continue 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 » Cochin
Complete day at leisure.
Day - 12 » Munnar - Cochin
(By Road) We reach Kochi by noon and keep the day for the shopping and
personal activities. At the time of sunset we take Boat Cruise on the
backwater which gives an opportunity to behold the great charm of this city.
Day - 13 » Cochin - Mumbai - Home
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport for flight to Mumbai and then
connecting flight home.