Places Covered : Kochi – Munnar – Periyar – Backwaters – Malabar coast : Marari Beach – Cherai Beach – Kochi.
Description of Destination: Kerala is a state located in South India. The state is proud to be the greenest state in India. To spread greenery throughout the state, the credit goes to those over 40 rivers that form a complex of canals and lakes called the Kerala Backwaters. Kerala is also known as God’s own Country. With our program, you will see the magic of nature, visiting historical buildings such as St. Francis Church, Mattancherry Palace and Bolghatty Palace in Kochi. To show you the specialty of Kerala, we arrive at Munnar for the tea plantations and at Kumily for the spices gardens. During our trip, we also visit the Periyar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary. It is known as the reserve of elephants and tigers. Enjoy boarding Houseboat on the Backwaters. The time of reception of the Houseboat is unforgettable. In addition, you have the chance to sunbathe and relax on the beaches: Cherai Beach located in Vypin and Marari beach at the Malabar Coast.
Arrival at Kochi (Fort Cochin) from Delhi : (4/5 hours by air, 2594 km)
Upon your arrival at the airport in Nedumbassery Kochi, we will welcome you with flowers in a traditional Indian way and without delay, we drive you to the luxury hotel in Fort Cochin for the night.
Kochi (Fort Cochin)
After spending the night in a luxury hotel, the next day you have the chance to discover one of the beautiful cities of South India, Kochi has full of historical buildings like St. Francis Church, Mattancherry Palace and Bolghatty Palace. In addition, the city is also famous for fishing. Overnight in guest house.
Kochi – Munnar
Departure from Kochi to Munnar. On your way, wherever you look, you will experience the magic of nature, the mountains where you discover the tea plantations and beautiful landscapes. Overnight in guest house.
In Munnar, you spend your day discovering the natural reserve of Eravikulam and rich forest where Nilgiri Thar, the mountain goats might be seen. Overnight in guest house.
Munnar – Periyar : (5/6 hours by road 180 Km)
Continuing our discovery, we arrive at Elephant Valley which is a wilderness surrounded by tea plantations and forest. It is located on 100 acres in the Palni hills, an area of the Western Ghats in South India. Kodaikanal, the well-known hill station is just 20 kms. Overnight in the eco-lodge.
Periyar : (3/4 hours by road 120 Km)
We spend the 6th day of our journey to discover the Periyar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary which is notable as a reserve of elephants and tigers. It is located in Idukki and Pathanamthitta district of Kerala. Overnight in guest house.
Periyar – Backwaters : ( 2 hours by road 90 KM)
Our trip advances to the Vembanad Lake in the center of the Plain Palais. You will get boats to sail on Lake Vembanad. Overnight in guest house.
Houseboat in the Backwaters
Next day, you embark on a Houseboat, a traditional boat. At this boat, a team warmly welcomes you and accompanies you to guide you through this unique adventure. The “backwaters” is the network of rivers, streams, lagoons, canals and reservoirs which occupies the beautiful plain between the Indian Ocean and the Western Ghats. Dinner and overnight on board.
Backwaters – Malabar coast : Marari Beach
Having reached around 9:30 am, we drive you to Marari Beach which is a clean and safe beach for swimming Malabar Coast. You can have a lovely view of the sunset at Marari Beach. Night in hotel.
Malabar coast : Marari Beach
You get the day to relax. Night in hotel.
Marari – Cherai Beach
Departure for one of the wonderful beaches of Kerala, Cherai Beach located in Vypin Island. It is a golden beach of 10 km in length. It is clear, shallow and pacific and evokes the irresistable desire to swim and sunbathe. Overight in hotel.
Cherai Beach : (3 hours by road 100 Km)
You will get relaxed for one day.
Cherai- Cochin airport : (51 minute By route 28.5 Km)
Departure for Kochi airport according to flight schedules. End of our trip.