Covering Munnar (02 NIghts), Thekkady (02 Nights), Kumarakom (01 Night) and Kovalam 02 Nights this 'trip to kerala' covers the most admired 'toursit places in Kerala'. Suitable for families, elders seeking a relaxed 'Kerala Holidays' this 'Kerala Tour Package' is most suitable for 'Kerala Honeymoon tours' also. Please check the below trip modification Ideas for changes. Call us for further assistance.
Day 01     Arrive Kochi and Drive to Munnar (4 Hrs Drive)
Welcome to Kerala-The God's own Country. It is suggested that you arrive before noon. On arrival at Kochi you will be greeted. Later drive past the lively towns, unending expanse of pristine rubber plantations and lovely mountains to reach Munnar, a haven of peace and tranquility. On arrival rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Munnar (B).
Day 02     Munnar Sightseeing.
After breakfast, the sightseeing tour 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 and enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of the hills. Overnight in Munnar.(B)
Day 03     Munnar to Thekkady ( 03 Hrs Drive)
After breakfast, take a drive of great beauty to Thekkady - A dream destination set amidst the spice scented plantations. On the way you may prefer to sip a tea from local shops or to have some photo-stops at some truly scenic locations. Afternoon sightseeing takes you on a plantation tour to have glimpses of how spices are grown followed by a boating on the Lake Periyar where you stand a chance to spot some wild animals. (Boating subject to operation and on direct payment. Passenger to join for the tickets.) Overnight in Thekkady. (B)
Day 04     Thekkady Sightseeing
Early morning you can try boating if you have not done earlier. After breakfast the day is free to enjoy this lively town by walking around the streets and markets. Alternatively you can take some DIRECT PAYMENT OPTIONAL excursions like Jungle Trek, Night Patrol programs as organized by forest department OR avail some ayurvedic massage from hotel OR even try elephant ride or bullock cart ride from a nearby place. All optional activities are on direct payment basis. Overnight at Thekkady. (B)
Day 05     Thekkady to Kumarakom ( 4 Hrs Drive)
After breakfast drive down the hills enjoying the lovely view of lush green mountains, bubbling streams, tranquil valleys and small little towns to reach Kumarakom, located on the banks of exotic Vemband Lake. After check-in just relax. May be by paying direct at hotel or outside you can avail OPTIONAL activities like Ayurveda Massage, Motor Canoe Cruise, Village Walk etc., Overnight in Kumarakom. (B)
Day 06     Kumarakom to Kovalam via Trivandrum ( 4 1/2 Hrs Drive)
After Breakfast drive through the National Higway to Trivandrum, the capital city of Kerala. On arrival the sightseeing tour of Trivandrum takes you to important places like Sri Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Temple Museums, Sri Chitra Art Gallery (Closed on Fri), Napier Museum (Closed on Fri)etc., After sightseeing drive to Kovalam, a beautiful beach famous for its palm fringed bays and the exotic tropical beauty. On arrival check in and rest of the day is at leisure to be on your own. Overnight at Kovalam. (B)
Day 07     Day Excursion to Kanyakumari
After breakfast go on a day excursion to Kanyakumari, beautiful town which is also the southern tip of India. On the way visit Sri Padmanabhapuram Palace. On arriving Kanyakumari, the sightseeing tour takes you to places like Temple, Wax Museum, Thiruvalluvar Statue, Vivekanda Rock etc. Late evening proceed to watch the spectacular sunset from India's Southern tip where three Great Oceans meet. After watching the sunset, return back to your Kovalam Hotel. Overnight at Kovalam. (B)
Day 08     Depart from Trivandrum
After breakfast you have some free time for last minute photo and packing sessions. By noon we transfer you to TRIVANDRUM airport or rail station for your return journey. (B)
Tour Joining Instructions
Arrive at Kochi airport or Ernakulam Town/Junction before 1100 Hrs to take this Kerala Trip. It takes 04 Hrs to Reach Munnar and if you arrive late you lose a day in Munnar. If your connections are so that you arrive late, it is better to take one extra night at Kochi.
Depart from THIRUVANANDHAPURAM (TRV, Trivandrum) or Trivandrum railway Station (TVC). It would be better if you fly out after 1300 Hrs as you can have relaxing time at Kovalam in the Morning. To Station it takes one hour and to airport it takes 20 Minutes.
Trip Ideas from our Trip Makers
For late arrivals please take extra night at Kochi. Even otherwise consider an extra night at Kochi for Kochi sightseeing, shopping and Temple visits.
If you have time you can add-on a night in Kovalam. You can even take a extra night in Kanyakumari thus watching both sunrise and sunset from the beach. If you stay in Kanyakumari your flight or train from Trivandrum should be after 1400 Hrs
Lastly if you have time, you can add-on Kerala houseboat trip from Alleppey after your Kumarakom Stay. You can also drop Kumarakom and do Kerala Houseboat, Visit the similar packages given at the bottom of this page.