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Duration
7 Days / 6 Nights
Trip
Start: Cochin / End: Thiruvanathapuram

Best of Kerala

Cochin - Munnar - Alleppey - Kumarakom - Kovalam - Thiruvanathapuram

Introduction

One of the most popular destinations in India, Kerala has been blessed by several natural as well as man-made wonders. Old temples, pristine beaches, scenic backwaters, colonial town, splendid monuments, varied wildlife, lush hill towns, aromatic plantations etc., all make Kerala alluring. Best of Kerala tour offers a visit to all these appealing attractions and destinations during the span of 6 nights and 7 days. The well-planned itinerary takes you to the popular destinations of Kerala- Cochin, Munnar, Alleppey, Kovalam and Thiruvanathapuram.

Note that this is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.

Trip Highlights
    • City tour of Fort Cochin including Jewish Synagogue
    • Special Kathakali dance performance, Cochin
    • Sightseeing in Munnar including Eravikulam National Park
    • Overnight houseboat backwater cruise from Aleppey to Kumarakom
    • Beach-visit in Kovalam
    • Sightseeing in Thiruvananthapuram including the popular Padmanabha Swamy Temple

Itinerary Details
Day 1 Arrival in Cochin

Arrive at the Cochin Airport/ Railway Station. Meet our tour representative who helps you with an assisted transfer to the hotel. Have your lunch. Now get ready to sail across the Cochin Harbor. As you reach Fort Cochin, get ready for an exciting tour of the town. Visit St. Francis Church, Dutch Palace and Jewish Synagogue and other attractions. Evening is scheduled for a special Kathakali dance performance.

Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 2 Cochin – Munnar (130 km)

On day 2, have your breakfast and start your road journey Munnar, probably the most popular hill station of Kerala. The road journey from Cochin to Munnar is filled with mesmerizing views of the Cardamom hills and lush tea plantations. As you reach Munnar, complete the check in at the hotel. The rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 3 Munnar

In the morning, get ready for exploring the popular tourist attractions of Munnar. Some of the popular attractions that you visit today include Indo-Swiss Farm, Mattupetty Dam, Town Market, and Old Munnar Town. Wildlife enthusiasts are going to love wildlife safari at the Eravikulam National Park.

Stay overnight in hotel.

Day 4 Munnar – Alleppey (176 km) - Kumarakoam (by houseboat)

After breakfast, start your road journey Alleppey, one of the most popular backwater destinations of Kerala. On reaching the jetty, get on-board a houseboat for an unforgettable backwater cruise. This cruise is going to take you to Kumarakom. You are accompanied by a trained rower cum guide and a chef. Savor the wonderful sights and soak-in the serenity.

Stay overnight on- board.

Day 5 Kumarakoam – Kovalam (188 km)

After breakfast, begin your journey by road to Kovalam, a serene beach town that boasts of stunning scenery. Upon arrival, check-in your hotel. Later, you can visit the beach and relax. This crescent-shaped beach is a combination of three beaches- Hawa, Samudra and Lighthouse beach.

Overnight stay in Kovalam.

Day 6 Kovalam (Thiruvananthapuram sightseeing)

In the morning, post breakfast, get ready for a city tour of Thiruvanathapuram. Enjoy visit to Aakulam boat club, Shangmugham Beach, Padmanabha Swamy temple, Museum Complex, Science & Technology Museum and Veli Tourist Village.

Stay overnight in Kovalam.

Day 7 Kovalam - Trivandrum for Departure

Get on-time transfer to the airport/railway station to board flight/train for your onward journey.