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Duration
13 Days / 12 Nights
Trip
Start: Goa / End: Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram)

Goa Kerala Tour

Goa - Cochin (Kochi) - Munnar - Periyar (Thekkady) - Kottayam - Alleppey (Alappuzha) - Kovalam - Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram)

Introduction

Goa and Kerala are two of the most beach and backwater destinations of India, blessed by several natural wonders such as pristine beaches, lush greenery etc. The beaches of Goa and the backwaters of Kerala allure travelers from all across the globe. Opt for this 13 days Goa Kerala tour package, if you wish to explore the best of these two beach and backwater states. Along with Goa, the main cities of Kerala that you explore during this well-planned itinerary are Kochi, Munnar, Periyar, Kottayam, Kovalam, Trivandrum and Alleppey.  This package is an amazing amalgam of beaches, backwaters, churches, Ayurveda, houseboat cruise, sumptuous food, market visit and more.

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
    • Visit to Old Goa churches including Church of St. Francis Xavier
    • Sightseeing in Cochin including Chinese Fishing Nets
    • Boat riding in the Munnar Lake
    • Sightseeing in Munnar including Eravikulam National Park
    • Overnight backwater cruise from Kottayam to Alleppey
    • Ayurvedic massage therapy and fun activities on the Kovalam Beach

Itinerary Details
Day 1 Arrival in Goa

On arriving at the Goa Airport, our tour representative helps you in getting transferred to the hotel. After completing the check-in, rest for a while. The evening is at leisure in the 'beach capital of India'. You can explore the place on your own today. Visit the local bazaar, nearby beaches to savor finger-licking food and relish scintillating booze.

Overnight stay.

Day 2 Goa

On day 2, after breakfast, get ready for visiting the popular churches of Old Goa including St. Catherine's Church- also known as Se Cathedral, Church of St. Francis Xavier- also known as Basilica of Bom Jesus, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and so on. The evening is scheduled for a visit to the Miramar Beach- a golden palm-fringed beach in Panjim and then to Dona Paula fishing village for visiting a fisherman family.

Stay overnight.

Day 3 Goa

The day is at leisure and you can spend it the way you like. You can visit the other popular beaches of Goa, can partake in water sports activities, can get an Ayurvedic massage, can indulge in shopping at the local markets and so on.

Overnight in Goa.

Day 4 Goa - Cochin

Today, get an assisted transfer to the airport for boarding a flight to Cochin. As you reach the Cochin International Airport, proceed to the hotel and complete the check-in formalities. A former important port city for Arab, Chinese and European merchants, Cochin or Kochi is a bustling city of Kerala, visited by people from all across. The evening is scheduled for a cultural performance at the hotel.

Stay overnight.

Day 5 Cochin

On the 5th day, get ready for a city tour of Cochin including Jewish Synagogue- the oldest active synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations, Fort Cochin- also known as Old Cochin or West Cochin, Mattancherry Palace or Dutch Palace- built and gifted by the Portuguese in present to the then king of Cochin in around 1555 and Chinese Fishing Nets- locally called Cheena Vala, it is a traditional mechanical way of catching fish.

Stay overnight in Cochin.

Day 6 Cochin - Munnar

Today, begin your road journey for Munnar. Upon reach this beautiful hill station of Kerala, complete the check-in formalities at the resort. Thereafter, move out of the resort to indulge o boat ride on the scenic Munnar Lake. In the evening, visit the local markets of Munnar. The place has been blessed by immense natural beauty of the lofty Western Ghats, wonderful climate, lush surroundings, and aromatic breeze.

Back to the hotel for night stay.

Day 7 Munnar

On day 7, you can either relax in your resort enjoying the facilities being offered there or you can also embark on a sightseeing tour of Munnar. The attractions of Munnar that you visit today include the local tea plantations, waterfalls, Eravikulam National Park, and Echo Point.

Overnight stay.

Day 8 Munnar - Periyar

In the morning, have a relaxed breakfast and then start your road journey for the very popular Periyar National Park. As you arrive at your destination, check-in at a forest lodge. Later, the afternoon is scheduled for a wonderful boat ride on the placid waters of the Lake Periyar. You might spot animals quenching their thirst on the banks of the Lake. In the evening, visit Kumily Spice market to see the lush and aromatic spice plantations.

Overnight stay.

Day 9 Periyar - Kottayam

On this day, your road journey from Periyar to Kottayam starts. On reaching, go on-board a Kettuvallam that is a traditional houseboat for an overnight backwater cruise till Alleppey, one of the most popular backwater destinations of Kerala.

Overnight on-board

Day 10 Alleppey - Kovalam

On day 10, disembark the houseboat at Alleppey and your road journey to Kovalam. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. The day is free for leisure activities.

Day 11 Kovalam

The day is at leisure. You can relax at the pristine Kovalam beach comprising of three beaches namely Hawa beach, Samudra beach and Lighthouse beach. Take a stroll at the beach, visit the nearby attraction, go for swimming and other activities, opt for a refreshing Ayurveda therapy etc.

Overnight stay in Kovalam

Day 12 Kovalam

Whole of day 12 is for refreshing and relaxing your senses with an herbal oil Ayurvedic massage. Later indulge in sand and surf or sightseeing.

Stay overnight.

Day 13 Kovalam – Trivandrum (Departure)

On the last day, get transferred to the Thiruvananthapuram airport for boarding the flight for your onward destination.