Between the Western Ghats on the East and the Arabian Sea on the West, the narrow strip of land known as Kerala is a destination of a lifetime.
The timeless beauty of the palm fringed beaches, the majesty of the undulating hills of Munnar, the serenity of thepristine backwaters alleppey, and the enchanting woods and forests of periyaar; will have you bowled over. That such a small terrain can hold diverse geographical features and cultures is a wonder in itself.
With the Arabian Sea in the west, the Western Ghats towering 500-2700 ms in the east and networked by 44 rivers, Kerala enjoys unique geographical features that have made it one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Asia. An equable climate. A long shoreline with serene beaches. Tranquil stretches of emerald backwaters. Lush hill stations and exotic wildlife. Waterfalls. Sprawling plantations and paddy fields. Ayurvedic health holidays. Enchanting art forms. Magical festivals. Historic and cultural monuments. An exotic cuisine… All of which offer you a unique experience. And what’s more, each of these charming destinations is only a two hour drive from the other. A singular advantage no other destination offers.
Kerala, India’s most advanced society: With hundred percent literacy. World-class health care systems. India’s lowest infant mortality and highest life expectancy rates. The highest physical quality of life in India. Peaceful and pristine, Kerala is also India’s cleanest state.
Day 01: 21st Jan 17
Arrival in Cochin:
Pick up from Cochin international airport.
Check in at hotel
Post lunch, collect bikes from courier office, local sightseeing, rest.
Overnight at Cochin.
Day 2: 22nd Jan 17
Cochin Local Sightseeing:-
Local sightseeing in Cochin, including St Francis Church, the oldest Church in India, 500 year old Portuguese Houses, Chinese fishing nets, 16th century Synagogue, Jew Town and Mattancherry Palace, built by Portuguese, this Palace contains some of India’s most beautiful murals.
Day 3: 23rd Jan 17
Cochin to Munnar:-
Morning after breakfast move to Munnar hills (130 kms / 4 hrs). Enroute visit Cheyyappara Waterfalls. On the way to Munnar you can see tea gardens spread like a green carpet over hundreds of kilometers, lush green hills, a place so difficult to describe, very low population too far from pollution, most of the area covered by Tata tea. On arrival check in to the Hotel and relax. Overnight at Munnar
Day 4: 24th Jan 17
Munnar local Sight Seeing:
Today after breakfast, go for 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 Western Ghats as well as the forest surrounded with. Also visit Eco point and tea plantations. After noon you can visit Eravikulam National park; where the endangering Nilgiri Tahr is conserved.
Day 5: 25th Jan 17
Munnar to Thekkady:
Today after breakfast check out your hotel and drive towards Thekkady, the Wildlife destination of Kerala. Its also known as the spice bag of the state. You can enjoy a beautiful journey through the hills and valleys of Wastern Ghat to reach this jungle destination. Check in your hotel and later go for an optional Kathakali show, Spice plantation visit, elephant ride, or an Ayurvedic massage treatment there. Also have an amazing boat ride in Periyar Lake which flows through the Periyar tiger reserve. You will have chance to watch the wild animals like elephant, Bison, Sambar, Deer etc are roaming the both shore. Overnight stay.
Day 6: 26th Jan 17
Thekkady to Alleppey:
After breakfast Check out your resort and drive to 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 back waters and its serene beauty. Enjoy the ride; delicious cuisines and an overnight stay in Houseboats
Day 7: 27th Jan 17
Alleppey to Trivendrum, Visit Poovar Islands:
Early morning Check out from Houseboats, ride to Trivendrum, check in at hotel.
Ride to Poovar Islands, visit golden sand beach, evening back to Hotel in Trivendrum.
Day 8: 28th Jan 17
Trivendrum City tour including padmanabhaswami temple, Trivendrum Zoo, etc.
and Bike Transfers
Day 9: 29th Jan 17
Fly back to Mumbai.