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Cochin - Munnar – Periyar – Kumarakom – Alleppey – Kovalam
(08 nights / 09 days)

Day 01 :
Meet and assistance upon arrival and transfer to Hotel for overnight stay.

Day 02 : Cochin
After breakfast sightseeing tour of Cochin includes a visit to the Dutch Palace originally built by the Portuguese, which houses a fine collection of mural paintings.
The Jewish Synagogue built in 1568 & magnificently decorated with Chinese tiles and Belgian chandeliers.
Visit the St. Francis Church, which is the oldest church, built by Europeans in India.
See the Chinese Fishing nets that line the tip of Fort Cochin and which are the only ones of their kind in India. It is believed that traders from the court of the Chinese ruler Kublai Khan introduced these nets here.
Finally visit the Hill Palace Museum (closed on Mondays), which displays articles of archeological importance.
In the evening attend a Traditional Kathakali dance performance. The Dance involves the enactment of an episode from the epics, the Ramayana and Mahabharata. The performers convey moods, emotions and inner sensibilities by facial expressions and gestures. The costume of the Kathakali dance is a striking sight. The elaborate facial paint made from rice power treated with various colors, is an indication of the nature of the character being portrayed. The heroes have green faces; the villain’s red or black, while the holy men and female characters have yellow faces.
Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 03 :  Delhi - Munnar
After breakfast drive to Munnar by A/c Car; approximately 135 Kms/ 3 & 1/2 Hrs. On arrival check in at hotel.
Breath taking beauty and a haven of peace and tranquility make Munnar one of the most idyllic tourist destinations in Kerala. Set at an altitude of 6000 ft, Munnar is one of the best summer resorts of India. Unending expanse of tea plantations, pristine valleys and mountains, exotic species of flora and fauna in its wild sanctuaries and forests, aroma of spice scented cool air, Munnar has all these and more.
Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 04 : Munnar - Periyar
At afternoon drive to Periyar by A/c Car; approximately 106 Kms/ 2 & 1/2 Hrs.  On arrival check in at hotel for overnight stay.
Periyar, one of the well known wildlife sanctuaries of South India is famous for wild animals especially elephants. The splendid artificial lake formed by the Mullaperiyar dam across the Periyar river adds to the charm of the park.  This is the only sanctuary in India where you can have the unique experience of viewing wildlife at close quarters from the safety of a boat on the lake.

Day 05 : Periyar
Morning go for boat cruise in the lake to watch wildlife. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 06 : Periyar – Kumarakom - Alleppey
At Afternoon drive to Kumarakom by A/c Car Approximately 130 Kms/ 3 & ½ Hrs.
A beautiful destination of mangroves forest, green paddy fields and coconut groves interspersed with enchanting waterways and canals, the village of Kumarakom is a cluster of little islands on the Vembanad Lake. The bird sanctuary here is an ornithologist’s paradise and a favorite haunt of migratory birds. The lakes here provide boating, fishing and sightseeing experiences that are truly exhilarating.
On arrival board on House Boat for 1 night and move towards Alleppey.

Day 07 : Alleppey - Kovalam
After breakfast checkout and drive to Kovalam by A/c Car approximately 170 Kms /4 & ½ Hrs. On arrival check in at hotel for 3 nights. Overnight at hotel.

Day 08 : Kovalam
At Leisure.
After a sumptuous breakfast, rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at your hotel.

Day 08 : Kovalam – Trivandrum
After breakfast transfer to Trivandrum Airport for onward destination.