Kerala with Kanyakumari (7N/8D)

Itinerary Highlights

Day 1 Cochin - Munnar (Tea Garden & Hill station).

Arrival at Cochin. Then to Munnar. This beautiful hill station was once the summer capital of the British Government in India. The never ending vast expanse of tea plantations and the round the year moderate climate makes it a little haven for visitors. Afternoon visit Rajamala- house of the highly endangered mountain goats - the Nilgiri Thars. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay at Munnar.

Day 2 Munnar

After breakfast to Echo point and Mattupetty Dam. Speed boating facilities are available here. The dam is flanked by forests and vast expanse of grass land on one side and the Kundala tea plantation on the other. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight stay at Munnar.

Day 3 Munnar - Periyar (wild life sanctuary & Spice plantation)(120Km).

Morning proceed to Thekkady. By noon at Thekkady. Afternoon at Periyar lake around which the sanctuary is built, for boating on extra cost . This is the only sanctuary in India where you can have the unique experience of viewing the wild life at close quarters from the safety of a boat. Stay in Thekkady.

Day 4 Periyar -Alleppey (40Km).

Morning after breakfast proceed to Alleppey. By noon check in at the house boat in Alleppey for a 20 hour house boating through the legendary backwaters of Kerala. On the way you will witness a full range of lifes and activities and some mind boggling sceneries. Overnight in the house boat. House boat is a private boat with fully furnished spacious bath attached bed rooms, hygiene kitchen ,dining area and private front deck to capture the beauty of the back waters.

Day 5 Alleppey – Kovalam (180km).

After breakfast check out from the houseboat and proceed to resort/ hotel in Kovalam. Owing to its natural beauty the beach of Kovalam is often referred to as the "Paradise of the South". By noon check in at the resort. Spend the rest of the day at this palm fringed beach. A massive rocky promontory on the beach makes its waters absolutely safe for swimming and water sports.

Day 6 Kovalam

Morning after breakfast proceed to Trivandrum. Visit the famous Sri Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Kuthira Malika - the royal museum etc . Afternoon back at Kovalam.. Evening at the beach. Overnight stay at Kovalam.

Day 7 Kovalam- Kanyakumari (75Km).

Morning after breakfast proceed to Kanyakumari- the southern tip of Indian sun continent. Visit Vivekananda Rock Memorial and evening witness the majestic sunset. Overnight at Kanyakumari.

Day 8 Kanyakumari - Trivandrum (Capital City) (87Km).

Morning after breakfast proceed to Trivandrum airport/ railway station with ever lasting memories of your trip which you will never forget.