Kerala

Kerala

Duration – 8nights / 9days

23,500/- per head

Cochin Railway Station to Cochin Railway Station

Kerala is a south Indian state which is surrounded by Tamilnadu and Karnataka. It is also known as God’s Own Country, Spice Garden of India, Land of Coconuts.

It was formed on 1 November 1956. Area wise it is the 22nd largest state of India and 13th largest state as per the population. Malayalam is the main language spoken by the people of Kerala. Thiruvananthapuram is the capital of Kerala.

Kerala has 14 districts- Kasaragod, Kannur, Wayanad, Kozhikode, Palakkad, Thrissur, Ernakulam, Idukki, Malappuram Kottayam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta.

Kerala has the highest literacy rate in India. In 1991, Kerala became the first fully literate state of India. Besides having highest literacy rate, it also has highest HDI (Human Development Index) and lowest population growth rate.

Kerala is the highest rubber and black pepper producer of India. Other agricultural products are – Different Spices, Coconut, Cashew, Tea, Coffee.

Anamudi is the highest mountain peak of Kerala. Vembanad is the largest lake of Kerala and Periyar is the longest river.

Kerala is known for its Backwaters among the tourists. It is a network of interconnected canals, rivers, lakes, and brackish lagoons. These are home of many unique sea animals. Different trees and plants surrounding the waterbody creates wonderful atmosphere for the tourists. Different type of houseboats float around this backwaters.

It is the first Indian state which receives rains during the Monsoon. Most of the days (about 120-150) of Kerala are rainy in a year.

 Kerala is the most biodiverse state of India. Around 25% of India’s 15,000 plant species are in Kerala. Kerala is famous for Indian elephants. Indian leopard, Nilgiri tahr, Bengal Tiger are also found in the forests of Kerala.

Technopark of Thiruvananthapuram is the first technology park of India. It is one of the largest IT park of India.

Most of the Keralite are emigrants working in foreign countries, mainly in Arab.

 Kerala is one of the most attractive tourist destination. It has beaches like Kovalam, Varkala, Vizhinjam, Hill stations like Munnar, Nelliyampathy, Wildlife Sancturies like Parambikulam national park, Silent valley, Backwaters like Alapuzha, Kollam. That’s why it is also called “God’s own Country”.

Day – 1, Arrival Cochin

Pick up from Cochin Railway Station. Transfer to Cochin  & Check in to the Hotel. After lunch visit to  Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Fort Kochi Beach , Chinese fishing Net, Fort cochin, Navy museum, St. Francis church, Mattanchery palace, Marine walk way, boating, Tripunitura hill palace. Back to the hotel. Overnight stay at Cochin.

Day – 2, Cochin – Munnar (126.7 km / approx 5 hour drive)

After Breakfast drive to Munnar.  Enroute visit Kodanadu elephant care centre, Cheyyara waterfalls, Valara waterfalls, Attukadu waterfalls, Spice plantations etc. Then check in to hotel. After lunch visit to the  Honey bee tree, Tea museum, Blossom park.Back to the hotel. Overnight stay at Munnar.

Day – 3, Munnar City Tours

After Breakfast visit to Eravikulam National Park ,Mattupetty dam, Tea estates, Eco point, spice plantation, Rose garden, Photo point,Kundale dam,Top station & Kundala Lake.Then back to the hotel.  Overnight stay at Munnar.

Day – 4, Munnar – Thekkady (91.3 km / aprrox 5 hour drive)

After Breakfast drive to Thekkady (Periyar).Arive at Thekkady & check in to the hotel. After lunch visit to the  periyar wild life sanctuary where you can see wild elephant, boar, deer, the great Indian tiger and more, mullaperiyar dam & Periyar Lake. Back to the hotel. Overnight stay at Thekkady.

Day – 5, Thekkady – Kumarakom (121.4 km / approx 5 hour drive)

After Breakfast drive to Kumarakom. Arrive and check in to the Hotel. Afternoon visit to Bird Sanctuary. Overnight stay at Kumarakom.

Day – 6,  Kumarakom – Alleppey House Boat (35 km / approx 2 hour drive)

After Breakfast drive to  Alleppey House boat, On Arrival Check In to the hotel . After lunch visit to the Backwater Cruise Through Vembanad Lake. Overnight stay at Alleppey.

Day – 7, Alleppey House Boat – Kovalam (165.4 km / approx 6 hpor drive)

After Breakfast drive to Kovalam. On Arrival Check In to the hotel. After lunch visit to the  Light house beach, Howah Beach, Ashoka beach. Back to the hotel. Overnight stay at Kovalam.

Day – 8, Kovalam – Trivandrum- Kovalam (17.6 km / approx 1 hour drive)

After breakfast drive to Trivandrum. The sightseeing:- Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple, Kuthiramalika Palace museum, The Napier museum, Sree Chithra art gallery, zoological park, science and technology museum, Kanakakunnu Palace, planetarium.Then back to the Kovalam . Afternoon transfere to the famous Kovalam Beach and you can relex your mind and body there. Overnight stay at Kovalam.

Day – 9, Kovalam – Trivandrum Departure (17.6 km / approx 1 hour drive)

 After Breakfast drop to Trivandrum.

 Tour End.

 

 

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