1. Classic Private KerAla Tour
Day 01: Arrival at Kochi
Kerala, one of the southern states of India, is known worldwide for its scenic beaches, and plantations of spice, coffee and tea and soothing backwaters. With all your dreams of Classic Kerala Backwater Tour, you will arrive in Kochi International Airport where our private tour representative awaits to welcome you. He will escort you to the hotel venue and assist you to do all the formalities in check-in. Take rest at the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 02: Kochi – Eravikulam
In a new place dining does matter. If you are a foodie, you can taste the delicious Keralite dishes. So have a new breakfast dish at the hotel before starting your voyage. On the second day of your Private backwater tour to Kerala explore the classic charm of the Kochi city. Explore the famous Fort Kochi built by Portuguese colonizers. Never forget to enjoy a walk on the Marine Drive enjoying the blue waters of the Arabian Sea and its roadside attractions. Visit the St. Francis Church, Chinese Fishing Nets and Mattancherry Palace. Go to the shopping centers of Jew Street and Marine Drive which are famous for ornaments, gold and diamonds, silk products, antique furniture, etc. If you have time enjoy swimming and fishing at Cherai beach. Then start your drive to Eravikulam.
Day 03: Eravikulum – Periyar
Today you will explore the Eravikulam National Park, which is a home to endangered species Nilgiri Tahr. You will sure spot here other wild animals. Some novel fascination will thrill you when meander through the forests and greeneries of the park. In the afternoon start your drive to Periyar and take a backwater resort.
Day 04: Periyar – Kumarakom
The fourth day of private south India backwater tour will be a memorable one for you. Enjoy a boat ride on the waters of Periyar Lake. You will see the wild animals bathing and frolicking on the tranquil waters of Periyar Lake. Visit the Periyar National Park and you may see here tiger, elephant, Gaur, Wild Pigs, Sambar, Barking Deer, Mouse Deer, Dole or Indian Wild Dog, etc. The cardamom plantations will catch your eye. Your Periyar trip will wind up with your drive to Kumarakom.
Day 05: Kumarakom – Alleppey
Kumarakom is a paradise for the bird lovers as it has a bird century with resident and migratory birds. The beautiful backwaters, the lagoons and lush coconut grooves are sure to be soothing to your eyes. After exploring Kumarakom board a houseboat to reach your next destination Alleppy. You will experience the classic backwater cruise as a part of your Kerala classic backwater tour.
Day 06: Alleppey – Kovalam – Trivandrum
Leave your houseboat and drive to Kovalam which is a spectacular beach town in Kerala. On the last day of your Classic Private Kerala backwater tour itinerary again you have to drive to Trivandrum to take your flight to next destination. The memoirs of the tour will linger in your mind forever.
2. Best of Kerala Travel
Day 01: Arrival at Thiruvananthapuram
Ending your crunching dreams which rob your few nights sleep of forthcoming visit to India, you will land at Thiruvananthapuram Airport to your Best of Kerala Travel. Feel the warm welcome of our tour representative at the airport and he will escort you the hotel. On the first day of your South India tour, you will feel and smell God’s Own Country as you will see the physical grandeur of the capital city of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram. It is a city caught between ancient roots and modern sensibilities. Spend the first night at the hotel.
Day 02: Thiruvananthapuram
Have a succulent breakfast at the hotel; you can savor some Keralite flavors. Located on the Western Ghats of Indian peninsula, Thiruvananthapuram has so much to offer you. In Hindu mythology, it is known as the city of Lord Anantha, the seat of Lord Vishnu. Explore the cultural and heritage wonders of this Evergreen City of India- Padhmanabhaswamy temple, Napier Musuem, Chitra Art Gallery, Kanakakunnu Palace, etc.
The art forms preserved in the museums were patronized by the Travancore rulers. If you have a penchant for paintings works of Raja Ravi Varma, your dreams come true in Chitra Art Gallery. Here you can take your own choose regarding your sightseeing. You can explore the Veli Lagoon, Sankhumugham Beach, yoga ashrams, fishing village, etc.Your Best of Kerala Travel will be rewarded on the second day.
Day 03: Thiruvananthapuram – Alappuzha – Houseboat
As a part of your Travel to Kerala you have to drive to Alappuzha, a town with ancient flavors and commercial centers. Alappuzha, the Venice of the East is itself fascinating to catch your mind and heart. Meandering through natural treasures of Kerala you will reach in Alappuzha. The banks of backwater canals have coir, timer commercial establishments. The old churches will remind you the history of colonial past. At Alappuzha go to the houseboat jetty and hire a houseboat to cruise down to Kumarakom. What will be most fascinating of your Best of Kerala travel today that you will experience the boat cruise on Kerala backwaters and explore the scenic spots of the backwater canals?
Day 04: Houseboat – Kumarakom
During the whole night the houseboat will cruise down to Kumarakom. In the morning while reaching Kumarakom disembark the houseboat and take a backwater resort. The enchanting beauties of the islands of Kumarakom on the Vembanad Lake will make you oblivious. If you are a bird lover go to the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary to spot the various birds. May be you will see the migratory Siberian cranes here. Even you can relax at the resort and rejuvenate your body and mind taking an ayurvedic massage therapy. Don’t miss ayurveda and yoga in your Kerala tour.
Day 05: Kumarakom-Periyar
Start your morning drive to Periyar. As a part of your Best of Kerala travel you will avail chance to explore the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. The hilly mountains of Western Ghats, Periyar Lake and Periyar River are soothing to the eyes.
Day 06: Periyar
On the 6th day of Kerala south India tour, trek to the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. You can view the park on a jeep safari or elephant safari. You will spot here tigers and elephants. Also enjoy some recreational funs at the Periyar Lake.
Day 07: Periyar – Munnar
Start drive for Munnar hill station, one of the tourists haunts of Kerala. The greeneries, mountains, lakes and waterfalls are enough to captivate your mind. Munnar is the confluence of three mountain streams-Madurapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. On reaching here take a mountain resort.
Day 08: Munnar
Explore today tea and spice estates, Tata Tea Musuem, CSI Church, Mattuputty Dairy Farm, etc. If you want to explore more of the hill station trek to the hills which are overlooking the greeneries of the plains.
Day 09: Munnar – Kochi
After breakfast drive to Kochi, known as Queen of the Arabian Sea. On reaching take a hotel. In the evening enjoy a cultural programme in the city to view the aesthetic dance of Kathakali. As without exploring culture and at of Kerala your trip to Kerala will be incomplete.
Day 10: Kochi
Today enjoy a sightseeing tour in Kochi which is a home to colonial past. Visit places like the Mattancherry Palace, St. Francis Church, Jewish Synagogue, Chinese fishing nets, etc. There you will notice and feel a colonial flavor. Indeed Kochi is a city of cultural diversity and rich history of mix colonizers.
Day 11: Departure
On the concluding day of your Best of Kerala travel itinerary, take your flight at Kochi International Airport. The memories of backwaters cruise, wildlife viewing, heritage and culture visit will remain in your mind forever. You will sure add more adjectives to God’s Own Country.
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