7N Explorer's Cove
Day 1 - Arrival and Transfer to Cochin Hotel. Our representative will pick you at the airport/railway station & transfer to Cochin. Cochin, ‘The Queen of Arabian Sea’, is a vibrant city situated on the south-west coast of the Indian peninsula. Cochin (now Kochi) is a blend of medieval Portugal, Holland and an English country village. On arrival check in to Hotel. Enjoy a city tour of Cochin visiting the JJewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church, Dutch Palace, Chinese Fishing Net, Marine Drive. Overnight stay at Hotel in Cochin.
Day 2 - Cochin - Munnar In the morning proceed to Munnar. Munnar, “The Southern Kashmeer of Kerala”, located 1800 meters above Sea level. This hill station is marked by vast expanses of tea plantations, colonial bungalows, rivulets, waterfalls and cool weather. A 4 hour scenic/picturesque drive to Munnar through hill station. Enroute visit Spice Plantations, Valara/Cheeyappara Falls. Arrival at a place which is called ‘nature’s lovers paradise’. On arrival check in to the Hotel. Later in the day free for leisure. Overnight at Hotel in Munnar.
Day 3 - Munnar Sightseeing / Leisure Enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Munnar as you visit places such as Mattupetty Dam, Echo Point, Nursery Garden, Photo Point, Eravikulam National Park, which is well-known for Nilgiri Tahr, Anamudi Peak, which is the highest peak in South India, and Tata Tea Museum. In the evening, go on a Spice Tea Trail and return to the hotel at night.
Day 4 - Munnar - Thekkady In the morning, travel to Thekkady, located in the heart of the Cardamom Hills of Kerala. Drive past the spice plantations, mist capped mountains, and open grasslands lined with scenic waterfalls and lovely trekking trails. Check in to the hotel as you arrive, relax and refresh for a while. Later, get ready to enjoy a half-day sightseeing tour of Thekkady. Go on a boat safari on the Periyar Lake which takes you through Periyar Tiger Reserve. Spot some unusual and various wildlife in its natural habitat and later visit the Spice Plantation. Visit Kumili village in the evening and take a walk through the bustling Spice Market. Stay overnight at the hotel in Thekkady.
Day 5 - Thekkady - Alleppey Morning proceed to Alleppey. Alleppey is a charming village on the Vembanadu Lake. The land which is known for its azure backwaters, swaying palms, and floating houseboats. A 4 hour scenic drive through typical Kerala Village, Paddy Field. On arrival check in at Kettuvallam known as a famous Kerala Houseboat. Lunch at Houseboat in case of Houseboat stay. Cruise through the unique web of lakes, lagoons, canals and river. Visit Paddy Field, Kuttanadan Region the only region cultivate rice below sea level. Overnight at hotel/Houseboat in Alleppey.
Day 6 - Alleppey - Kovalam In the morning proceed to Kovalam. Kovalam truly captures the essence of Kerala.This internationally renowned beach has been favorite haunt of tourists since 1930’s. A beach paradise with boundless blue of the Arabian Sea and is a sheltered natural bay. On arrival check in at Hotel. Day free for leisure. Overnight at Hotel in Kovalam.
Day 7 - Kovalam Sightseeing / Leisure Morning visit the Padmanabhaswamy Temple,spectacular Kovalam Beach. Kovalam offers breathtaking backwaters, lush landscapes, coconut palms and pristine beaches evening visit the poovar Island . Overnight at Hotel in Kovalam.
Day 8 - TOUR END After Breakfast, check out from the hotel, and return transfer to Airport / Railway Station.