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Absolute Kerala tour (8 Nights/9 Days)
Cochin 1N - Athirappilly 1N - Munnar 2N - Thekkady 1N - Alleppey - Kumarkom 1N - Kovalam 1N - Trivandrum 1N
It is a 9 days tour plan including major tourist attractions of Kerala. Absolute Kerala tour (8 Nights/9 Days) is a perfect Kerala tour itinerary that includes beaches, hill stations & places with historical and religious importance.
- Day01: Arrival at Cochin International airport and proceed for Cochin local sightseeing
- Day02: Cochin to Guruvayur, Later Athirapilly (Total 190 Km / 6 Hrs)
- Day03: Athirapally to Munnar (Total 150 Km / 5 Hrs)
- Day04: Munnar Local sightseeing
- Day05: Munnar to Thekkedy (100Km/4 Hrs)
- Day06: Thekkady to Alleppey (135Km/ 4.5 Hrs)
- Day07: Alleppey to Kovalam (160Km/ 4 Hrs)
- Day08: Kovalam to Kanyakumari, return to Trivandrum (180Km (Return journey) / 3 Hrs)
- Day09: Trivandrum local and departure
Kerala is flanked by the Arabian Sea on the west and the mountains of the Western Ghats on the east. It is undoubtedly "God's own country". This peninsular poetry sits in the southernmost lap of India and extends north-south along a coastline of 580 km with a varying width of 35 to 120 km approx. Imbued in the hot and wet coastal plains gradually rising in elevation to high hills of ever so soothing western ghats. Kerala has access to numerous backwater lagoons and lakes that put a surgeon in the beauty quotient of the place. Vembanadu lake living in the state of Kerala with an area of 260 sq. km turns out to be the longest lake in India.
Kerala is blessed with plush beaches and some of the most exotic places. On top of that, it has got all the ingredients to acquire peace in today’s stress-bloating life. Kerala's Serene geographical features, impeccable cultural heritage make it an ideal leisure destination. Also, world-class hospitality makes it a standard-bearer for all the other getaway destinations.
Kerala stands in midst of greenery and mostly dons tropical climate. Also, it situated in the tropic region. However, Kerala's Malabar coastline experiences a humid tropical wet climate by the major part of Earth’s rainforests. Kerala receives an average rainfall of 118 inches (3,000 millimeters) annually. Summers (February-May) and Monsoon (June- better part of October), carries pleasant weather which easily dissipates all the hassles of life and puts you in a state of peace.
Best time to visit:
Kerala would serve you the best with its beauty from (September to March ) when the climate is quite cool and comfortable. It is undoubtedly the best time to plan your trip. At Goparyatak, our team of travel experts will deliver their 100% to make your tour memorable.
- Private AC car on disposal basis
- AC Accommodation in luxury hotels
- Complementary cruising in Kerala backwaters
- Daily breakfast and all meals during stay on houseboat
- Personal expenses
- Air tickets
- Meals not mentioned in the plan
- Cost due to any natural/political/medical crisis
- Entry tickets to sightseeing places & activites
Day 01: Arrival at Cochin
Arrival at Cochin Airport. Pickup by our representative. He/She will explain to you the complete itinerary.
Cochin is also known as the queen of the Arabian Sea. Go for sightseeing at Historical Fort Cochin which has a rich heritage and strong historical relationship with English, Portuguese, Dutch, Arabs, Chinese, etc. you can visit Dutch Palace, Asia’s best-preserved Synagogue, Chinese fishnets, Sea mouth, Beach walkway. Overnight stay at Cochin
Day 02: Cochin - Guruvayur – Athirapilly (Total 190 Km / 6 Hrs)
Have breakfast at your Hotel. Visit the famous Guruvayur temple.(100Km/ 3 Hrs)
Guruvayur Sri Vishnu Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the Hindu god Guruvayurappan (a four-armed affiliation of the Hindu god Vishnu), located in the town of Guruvayur in Kerala, India. It is one of the most important places of worship for Hindus of Kerala and is often referred to as Bhuloka Vaikunta. which translates to the Holy Abode of Vishnu on Earth & Transfer to Athirapally (Total 90 Km / 2 Hrs) On arrival go sightseeing in Vazhachal. On the way, you can see the famous Charpa waterfalls. Evening leisure at hotel and night stay over there.
Day 03: Athirapally to Munnar (Total 150 Km / 5 Hrs)
After breakfast from the hotel proceed to Athirapally waterfalls, which is one of the beautiful waterfalls in India. You can reach the top of the waterfall by 5 minutes walk from the main road. You can also reach the bottom of the falls by about 15 minutes trek down from the top of the falls where the greatest beauty of waterfalls can be experienced. Transfer to Munnar (150 KM/5 Hrs). Overnight stay at Munnar
Day 04: Munnar Local sightseeing
Today after breakfast, go sightseeing at Mattupetty Dam; a beautiful spot for viewing the picturesque
Munnar, Kundala Lake- a natural lake with recreational facilities like boating and having excellent view of
The Western Ghats as well as the lush green forest surrounded by. Also visit Eco point, blossom park, hydel park, TATA Tea museum, etc, and tea plantations. Afternoon you can visit Eravikulam National park; where the endangering NilgiriTahr is conserved also it's the prime attraction of Munnar to have a soft trekking and from the hill, one can enjoy the breathtaking view of the entire Munnar hills. Later drive back to your resort for an overnight stay at Munnar Hotel.
Day 05: Munnar to Thekkedy (100Km/4 Hrs)
After breakfast, Proceed for Thekkady. Local sightseeing at Thekkady. Also if time allows, go shopping with the family. Overnight Stay at Thekkady. Thekkady Sightseeing– Spice Plantation Tours, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary – Boating, Kathakali & Kalaripayattu Performances, Jeep Safari, Spices Shopping
Day 06: Thekkady to Alleppey (135Km/ 4.5 Hrs)
After breakfast, proceed towards Alleppey. also known as Venice of the east by its special geographical
features as the place is famous for its vast back water stretches and paddy fields. By 12 pm you can board your houseboat to explore the backwaters and their serene beauty. Enjoy the ride; delicious cuisines and an overnight stay onboard at House Boat / Resorts
Day 07: Alleppey to Kovalam (160Km/ 4 Hrs)
After breakfast, check out the Houseboat and drive to your beach resort at Kovalam; Kovalam, the international beach destination of Kerala with shallow water for swimming and perfect for other water sports activities. Enjoy the beach till the sun sets in the Arabian Sea. Overnight stay at Kovalam Hotel/Resort.
Day 08: Kovalam – Kanyakumari - Trivandrum (180Km (Return journey) / 3 Hrs)
Today after breakfast, drive towards Kanyakumari the southern tip of the Indian Sub-Continent, and an important destination for pilgrims as well as leisure travelers. On the way get down at Padmanabapuram Palace an architectural wonder, and reach Kanyakumari. visit the famous Vivekananda rock which is situated in the sea and the statue of Thiruvalluvar on the rock. Enjoy an ever memorable Sunset from there as it’s the point where the Arabian sea, Indian Ocean, and the Bay of Bengal are joining together. Return to Trivandrum. After Sunset, back to your Hotel. Overnight stay at Kovalam Hotel.
Day 09: Trivandrum local and departure
After breakfast, proceed to The Padmanabhaswamy temple. The principal deity Padmanabhaswamy (Vishnu) is enshrined in the "Anantha Shayana" posture, the eternal yogic sleep on the serpent Adi Shesha. Padmanabhaswamy is the tutelary deity of the royal family of Travancore. The titular Maharaja of Travancore, Moolam Thirunal Rama Varma, is the trustee of the temple. Later proceed to Poovar Island. En-route visit Aazhimala Siva Temple. You can enjoy boating in the beautiful backwaters of Poovar. Visit various sightseeing places like mangroves forest, Mother Mary statue, elephant rock, coconut island, floating restaurant, floating cottages. While returning, visit the Vzhinjam Marine aquarium. Drop to Airport for departure.
Note: Today's sightseeing completion is subject to your flight timing. If the flight is in the evening, then you can cover all the mentioned sightseeing places.