Highlights of Cheralam is popular of 'Kerala Holiday Packages'. Covering most important 'holiday places Kerala', this 'tour of kerala' covers 02 Nights Kochi, 02 Nights Munnar, 02 Nights Kumarakom and One NIght in Kerala Houseboat. This is popular route of-recent, is great for clients from legacy countries and non resident Indians who want to catch the glimpse of top 'tourist places in Kerala' and enjoy the magic of Kerala, the land once ruled by Chera Kings.
Day 01     Arrive Kochi
Welcome to Kochi the Queen of Arabian Sea!. On arrival you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel for check-in. Rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy this thriving city on own. Overnight at Kochi.
Day 02     Kochi-Munnar (4 Hrs)
After breakfast, drive past the lively towns dotted with churches/temples, unending expanse of pristine rubber plantations and tea plant decorated mountians to reach Munnar- a haven of peace and tranquillity. On the way you can have photo stops at scenic locations. On arrival check-in to your hotel. Rest of the day is ar leisure. Overnight in Munnar (B).
Day 03     Munnar Sightseeing.
After breakfast, today's sightseeing takes you to places like Mattupetty Dam, Pothenmedu view point, Kundala Dam, Echo Point, Tea Museum etc, Evening you may like to walk around the town or shop for some fresh tea or just sit back to enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of the hills. Overnight in Munnar.(B)
Day 04     Munnar- Kumarakom ( 5 to 5 1/2 Hrs Drive)
After breakfast drive down the hills enjoying the lovely views of tea gardens, rubber plantations, pine apple farms and lively little towns to reach Kumarakom, a exotic destination located on the banks of picture perfect Vembanad Lake. After check-in just relax. Evening you can enjoy a Sunset Cruise if provided by the hotel. Overnight in Kumarakom. (B)
Day 05     At leisure in Kumarakom
After breakfast, the day is free to at leisure to enjoy the facilities at the resort. Alternatively by paying direct at Hotel you can avail some OPTIONAL activities like Ayurveda Massage, Motor Canoe Cruise, Village Walk etc. By evening have Sunset Cruise if provided by the hotel. Overnight in Kumarakom.(B)
Day 06     Kumarakom-Houseboat
After breakfast you have some time to relax. Later transfer to Alleppey ( 1 1/2 Hrs drive) to board your houseboat to enjoy one of the most fascinating and exotic experience. While you cruise along cherish the spectacular beauty of the backwaters with palm fringed waterways, Chinese fishing nets, rustic homes, temples etc., May be you can walk in the paddy fields or stroll through the local villages or barge into a local toddy shop. Onboard you will be served with local Kerala Cuisine and the facilities onboard include A/C bedooms with private toilet, kitchen, sundeck, living area. Cruise will be for four to five hours in day time only. (For delux Boats, the air condition will be switched on after 0830 PM only. For premium Boats one can use air condition in room at all times. There are traditional boats and also fully air conditioned luxury houseboats. Check with us for choices) Overnight in Houseboat.(B)
Day 07     Disembark at Alleppey. Drive to Kochi
After Breakfast, disembark at Alleppey famously called as Venice of the east and drive to Kochi. On arrival check-in to hotel. Afternoon city tour takes you through major landmarks like St. Francis Church, Chinese Fishing nets, Jewish Synagogue (Closed on Fri, Sat), Dutch Palace (Closed on Fri) etc. Evening watch a Kathakali show, a traditional dance drama of Kerala where artists take various roles from famous Indian epics and perform in a theatre presentation. Overnight in Kochi.(B)
Day 08     Departure
After breakfast you have some free time for last minute photo and packing sessions. By noon we transfer you to Kochi airport or Ernakulam rail station for your return journey. We sincerely believe that you will go back with lovely memories and happy moments.
Tour Joining Instructions
To take this 'Kerala Holiday Package' you arrive at Kochi Airport (COK) or Ernakulam Railway Station (ERS/ERN) If you arrive late the itinerary flow will be adjusted
You can depart from Kochi airport (COK) or Ernakulam Railway Station (ERS/ERN). The flow of itinerary can be adjusted in the way you want.
Trip Ideas from our Trip makers
We have mentioned common sight seeing in the above program. If you have any specific requirement in mind or any additional places to visit do let us know and we will do everfything possible to accommodate the same.
If you do not have time you can consider cutting one night in Houseboat or one night in Kumarakom or both.