A 15 Days Rejuvenating and fascinating journey through India’s tropical south, do experience its idyllic coastline, its diverse architecture, culture and most importantly the people. Here in Kerala, Yoga is not just a book or a set of exercises but a living science that will open up to you gradually as you experience stronger and more fulfilling.
Kerala state over the years has become the blazing tourist place in India as it is characterized by wavy or rolling terrain, different cultures, religious diversity, interesting history, old medical practices, distinct languages, delicious cuisine and enchanting landscapes which enthrall both domestic and foreign travelers to throng on this wonderful state and witness of the natural beauty and culture of the state.
DAY 1 – 2 : COCHIN
Arrive in Cochin – your luxury Kerala tour starts. Cochin – the melting pot of various cultures like Christianity, Jewism and Hinduism is one of the important cities of Kerala and South India. It is one of the fastest growing cities of Kerala with main income coming from service, tourism and inward remittances. Stay in a Wonderful resort in Kochi and have a relaxing time here. Go for local bespoke Kerala tour and explore various historical monuments considered to be architectural marvels like churches, Jewish Synagogues, Jewish streets etc. See the Chinese nets and enjoy the Kathakali dance show in Cultural center.
DAY 3 – 5 : WAYANAD
After breakfast leave for Vythiri (120 kms; 3-3.5 hr ride), an exciting ride through the dense jungles of Nilgiris. Chill at Pookot Lake in a boat safari, bounded all round by dense jungle terrain. Evening: Unwind time, followed by a once-in-a-lifetime experience ofstaying in a Tree House, perched on high trees! Wrap up the day in a room facing gushing streams. The following day begins with sightseeing tour to a multitude of green spaces. Renew and rejuvenate yourself with a traditional Kerala ayurveda therapy, or relax in a Spa. Dump the couch and go trekking in the thick forests, or take a Jeep Safari into the jungles to explore topography and wild animals in their habitat. Evening: Chill time/Leisure
Day 6 : ATHIRAPALLY WATERFALLS
Travel to Athirapally waterfalls( Often referred to as India’s Niagara Falls) Stay in the luxurious rainforest resort the guests of which have been famous film stars and Miss Indias. Stay in Luxurious waterfall facing room and enjoy the nature. Go on short hikes and enjoy your time with partner at a tree house.
DAY 7 – 8: MUNNAR
Travel from Athirapally to Munnar – a place know for its natural beauty. On the way to Munnar, breathe in some of the most beautiful nature views. Go on a sightseeing tour of Munnar and see places like Dams for boating, various romantic points, and waterfalls or simply go on short walks to explore the greenery of the place. Explore the spectacle of green dense hills looming over romantic lakes and surrounded by jungles.
OPTIONAL: (a) A visit to Eravikulam National Park where you can spot various wild-life species, and go on short/long treks if you wish. b) A visit to Kollukumalai Tea estate, the highest tea growing estate in the world, producing the world’s best quality tea. It’s a lush green Tea Garden, with a beautiful view of labyrinthine narrow alleys mushroomed by surrounding tea plantations, valleys and slopes.)
DAY 9 – 10 : PERIYAR NATIONAL PARK
Travel to Periyar/ Thekkady – popularly known as the southernmost tiger reserve of India – the national park is spread across 777 Sq. Km. and is more popularly known for Elephants. On arrival check-in to a nature/ wildlife resort. Periyar has got some unique resorts like Lake Palace, Cardamom County, Aanavilasam Luxury Plantation House etc. Go for a boat cruise in the Lake and spot animals frolicking in the waters of the Lake. Periyar is also known for Spices and Elephants. Go for Spice plantation tour, jungle trekking etc. People who love Elephants can spend time bathing, riding and feeding them.
DAY 11 : HOUSEBOAT
Travel to Kumarakom boat jetty and get transferred to a luxury houseboat. Cruise along the romantic backwaters amidst natural beauty and enjoy the beautiful landscape. Should you wish, get an insight into the daily lives of the local people. Spend the night in the houseboat — Nightcap in a houseboat is a memorable experience!
DAY 12 – 14 : KOVALAM/ VARKALA
Travel to beach town of Kovalam – Wonderful beaches, adventure sports and Ayurveda Spas are highlights of this town. Stay in one of these wonderful hotels and rejuvenate. Relax in salubrious climate and enjoy this unique flavor of Kerala.
Optional: The leisure options at this beach are plenty and diverse – sunbathing, swimming, herbal body toning massages, special cultural programs, Catamaran cruising etc.
DAY 15: TRIVANDRUM/ COCHIN
After morning breakfast arrive in Trivandrum/ Cochin. Remaining day at leisure. Spend some time shopping. You have an option of travelling to Cochin and ending your trip over there
Tour Ends with sweet memories.
- Accommodation in above mentioned hotels with daily breakfast
- All entrances charges in monuments
- All meals in Houseboat
- Boat Cruise in Periyar
- All transfers including airport transfers by an AC Car (For Opulent and Luxury option large car and for economy option a Tata Indigo sedan)
- Spice Garden Visit in Periyar
- Kathakali Dance in Periyar
- Elephant Ride/ Feeding in Periyar.
- Kalariyapattu Show
- 2 Mineral Water bottles per person per day
- Highly responsive 24×7 support during the tour
- High quality personally handpicked local guides at all places that are government approved
- Courteous chauffeur at your service for the tour.
- Special assistance in each city for smooth check-ins
- All taxes
- Camera fees & activity charges other than those listed in the itinerary inclusions
- Expenses of personal nature such as porterage, laundry, telephones, tipping etc.
- International/Domestic flight charges and Visa/Insurance charges, if any
- Any other items not covered under inclusions
Tour & services Ends.