From the Portuguese and Dutch Kerala to tiger spotting in the
Periyar; a houseboat ride through the backwaters. From the
pristine white sands of Kovalam Beach to the southernmost tip of
the Indian landmass. a journey that takes you to the edge of India.
Cochin is a diverse and colorful port/city, spreading
over 4-5 islands and peninsulas. The main town of
Ernakulam is on the mainland. All the islands are
connected by a ferryboat network and therein lay the
charm of an exploratory two days here. Around the
headland of Fort Cochin, a phalanx of cantilevered
Chinese fishing boats dips into the sea at high tide. In
its back streets, there is an aroma of
ginger, cardamom and other spices, piled high in
every nook and cranny.
In the evening proceed for KATHAKALI DANCE
Overnight will be at Cochin.
Sightseeing Tour of Cochin
Chinese fishing nets:- The Chinese fishing nets
erected on teak wood and bamboo poles work on
the principle of balance.
JEWISH SYNAGOGUE:- The Jewish community
traces its history to nearly 2000 years ago.
The Vasco Da Gama Square, Santa Cruz
Basilica, St. Francis Church, VOC Gate, Bastion
Bungalow etc. are also nice for sightseeing. Take
a boat ride and visit BOLGATTY PALACE and
Overnight will be at the Thekkady
Today you will visit the rare species of plants and
animals by taking a NATURE TREK into the Park
and then a short walk.
In the afternoon visit spice plantations like
cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, coffee, tea estates
Later, visit Kumily market to buy the best spices
Overnight will be at the Thekkady
The backwaters of Kerala are a unique product of
Kerala and are found nowhere else in the world.
Backwaters are a network of lakes, canals and
estuaries and deltas of forty-four rivers that drain
into the Arabian Sea.
The houseboat with all modern comforts lets you
discover the countryside at your own pace. You
will have lunch, dinner and breakfast in the
Houseboat. A ride on the houseboat is a fabulous
way to explore the fascinating beauty of the
In the evening the boat will anchor by the lush
paddy fields and enjoy the tranquility of the water
Dinner would be laid out in the boat. Spend night on
Kovalam went through a gradual metamorphosis
from an obscure fishing village to a contemporary
holiday destination. Though frequented often, the
very beautiful Kovalam beach glows in its un-spoilt
beauty and offers a relaxing holiday to a tired and
Life at the tiny fishing village located on the
Kovalam coast goes on as it did for ages. Take walk
near the fishing village in Kovalam, Kerala, and
South India and be enthralled at the
simplicity, happiness and contentment that greet
A natural bay created by a breathtaking rock cluster
and three crescent shaped beaches make up the
stunning and very beautiful Kovalam beach in
Kerala, South India.
Overnight will be at Kovalam.
Kanyakumari was once referred to as the
"ALEXANDRIA OF THE EAST". This place has been
a great center for art, culture, civilization and
pilgrimage for years. It was also a famous center for
commerce and trade.
Kanyakumari was also under the control of the
Cholas, the Cheras, the Pandyas and the Nayakas
who were the great rulers of South India. The
architectural beauties of the temples are the beautiful
work of these rulers.
The shore temple in this famous Pilgrim Centre is
dedicated to the virgin goddess Devi
Kanyakumari, who eternally protects the country. The
temple is a symbol of unity and sanctity.
Overnight will be at Kovalam
Drive to Trivandrum after a leisurely morning breakfast.
Proceed for the short sightseeing tour of Trivandrum.
Drive to the airport after a hot lunch to take flight as per time with
sweet memories of GOD'S OWN COUNTRY - KERALA.
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Have a Nice Trip