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Duration
8 Days / 7 Nights
Trip
Start: Cochin / End: Cochin

Classic Kerala Tour

Cochin - Munnar - Periyar - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Cochin

Introduction

The Classic Kerala tour is one of the special tours offering the best of ‘God’s own Country’. Spanning 7 nights and 8 days, this tour lets you savor the best of various South Indian destinations like Cochin, Munnar and Kumarakom. Enjoy not only the exotic sights but exquisite bird watching and adventurous wildlife safaris. Also completely relax in the houseboat cruise too. With the scope of tremendous fun activities at the Kovalam Beach, the Classic Kerala Tour afford great experiences and adventures.

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
    • Enjoy the guided tours to wonderful attractions in Cochin.
    • Relish the lush green surroundings of Munnar and revel the fresh air.
    • Cherish lasting memories with the boat ride on the Vembanad Lake.
    • Enjoy the classical dance performance of Kathakali.
    • Enjoy the amazing wildlife and verdure of Ervalikulam National Park.
    • Relax and unwind with a boat ride on the famous Periyar Lake.
    • Get your heart racing with the adventurous wildlife safari in the Periyar National Park.

Itinerary Details
Day 1 Arrival in Cochin (Kochi)

Meet our representative upon your arrival at the Cochin Airport or the Railway Station and get transferred to your hotel. Cochin is widely referred to as the "Queen of the Arabian Sea" and is full of many popular attractions. Relax for a couple of hours. Later in the day, explore the vibrant markets of Cochin. Here you can purchase high-quality nuts, handicrafts and spices. Return to the hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.

Day 2 Cochin Sightseeing

The day is reserved to visit the popular tourist attractions of Cochin. Most of the attractions of the city have a Portuguese, Dutch and British influence in their architecture. Visit the famous Jewish Synagogue which was built in 1568 and embellished with beautiful blue and while hand painted Chinese tiles. Later visit the St. Francis Church, which is the oldest European Church of India. Also admire the exquisite Mattancherry Palace. The Palace house the wonderful murals, palanquins and many other big and small historical items. Also witness the Chinese nets which are associated with traditional fishing trade of the place. Enjoy the wonderful Kathakali Dance performance in the evening. Return to the hotel for the overnight stay.

Day 3 Cochin - Munnar

Enjoy the ride in the surface bus to Munnar in the morning. Perform Check-in into your hotel. The town of Munnar is said to be one of the most beautiful places in South India. Visit the famous Eravikulam National park, which is home to the exotic and rare species of mountain goats. Also relish the adventurous jungle safari. Later explore the well-known old town market of Munnar. Return to the hotel to spend a comfortable overnight stay.

Day 4 Munnar

After breakfast, proceed for the exciting excursion to Eravikulam National Park. Enjoy the glimpse of rare species and feel the thump of your heartbeat near the beasts like tiger and leopard. One of the most beautiful places to experience the biodiversity, the Eravikulam National Park is a great place to enjoy. Return to the hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.

Day 5 Darjeeling

The morning takes you for an excursion to Tiger Hill which is famous for the scenic views. The hill affords the spectacular views of the imposing views of Kanchenjunga and the Mount Everest peaks. The place is visited by several tourists to witness the spectacular sunrise.

Later, visit the Everest Museum and the Mountaineering Museum located inside the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute Zoo.

Day 6 Periyar- Kumarakom

This morning is reserved for the drive to Kumarakom. Kumarakom is a well-known tourist destination with the stunning Vembanad Lake in its background. Check in into your hotel which is located along the Vembanad Lake which is also known as the Kumarakom Lake. Enjoy a boat ride after your lunch and admire the wonderful surroundings of flora and fauna. Latter part of the day is free at your leisure. Either chill around, reveling the surroundings or you can shop for local handicrafts. Return to the hotel for the overnight stay.

Day 7 Kumarakom – Alleppey

Begin your morning with the scenic cruise along the beautiful stretches of backwaters. Get served with delicious lunch and dinner on the houseboat itself. Equipped with all the modern facilities, the houseboat ride is an amazing experience. Spend the overnight at the houseboat only and reach Alleppey.

Day 8 Alleppey - Cochin and Departure

This day, perform Check out of your hotel and get transferred to the Cochin Airport to catch your flight back home.