EXOTIC FAMILY HOLIDAY IN KERALA - COCHIN – MUNNAR – PERIYAR – ALLEPPEY – KOVALAM - KANYAKUMARI

Day 01: Arrival Cochin - Sightseeing - Overnight @ Cochin

Day 02: Cochin - Munnar – Overnight @ Munnar [Drive 140km/4hrs]

Day 03: Munnar Sightseeing – Overnight @ Munnar

Day 04: Munnar – Thekkady – Overnight @ Thekkady [Drive 110km/3hrs]

Day 05: Thekkady – Alleppey – Overnight @ House Boat (Drive 160km/4hrs)

Day 06: Alleppey – Kovalam – Overnight @ Kovalam (Drive 200kms/5hrs)

Day 07: Kovalam - Kanyakumari (Drive 95kms/4hrs)

Day 08: Kanyakumari - Trivandrum (Drive 95kms/4hrs)

DAYS: 8
NIGHTS: 7

Day 01: Arrival Cochin – Sightseeing – Overnight @ Cochin

Cochin, the confluence point of the alluring Arabian Sea and the Silent Backwater, will be your host for the day. With your arrival in this pictorial port-city, you will be warmly greeted by our representatives. Hereafter, you will be checked-in into a hotel, where you can unwind, relax and get freshened up. Hotel checkin time is at 1200hrs.

Later, get ready for a local sightseeing tour of Cochin. The multi-ethnic port city of Kerala offers a number of historic sites, cultural treasures and other impressive sights.

Your tour covers the unique Chinese Fishing nets, Fort Cochin, Mattancherry Palace, St. Francis Church, Dutch Cemetery, Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, Hill Palace, and Bolghatty Palace. Enjoy boating at the Marine drive. Though a metropolis, Cochin still holds strong to its roots and cultures. To witness and enjoy the many different facts of Cochin, you will be taken to a cultural show in the evening, where you can enjoy Kathakali dance performance by local artists. Post this lively and vibrant show, you will be dropped back to hotel.

Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Cochin – Munnar – Overnight @ Munnar [Drive 140km/4hrs]

Breakfast at hotel and checkout and drive towards the hill station of Munnar.

Cossetted by lush greeneries, guarded by captivating hills and mountains, and fringed with never-ending tea plantations, Munnar is also known as the ‘Nature Lover’s Paradise’ and will surely hold you captive throughout your stay. Arriving in this hilly retreat, you will be checked-in into a hotel or a resort. Overnight stay in the hotel/resort.

Day 03: Munnar Sightseeing – Overnight @ Munnar

Wake up to the bliss of Munnar. Feast on a delicious breakfast and get ready. Proceed for a local sightseeing tour of Munnar. The first stop is the Tea Museum, where you learn about the processing of the favorite brew of India. Later, proceed to the beautiful Mattupetty Dam, Echo Point, and Kundala Lake. In the afternoon visit the Eravikulam National Park. The high attitude sanctuary is known for the Nilgiri Tahr and the Neelakurinji flowers that bloom once in 12 years.

After tour back to hotel. Overnight at hotel/resort.

Day 04: Munnar – Thekkady – Overnight @ Thekkady [Drive 110km/3hrs]

Breakfast at hotel and checkout followed by a drive to Thekkady, the home to Periyar National Park.

Arriving in Thekkady, you will be checked-in into a hotel/resort; settle down in your new abode and get ready to discover the alluring charm and appeal of this picturesque tourist town. Post this, you will be taken to enjoy a boat ride on Periyar Lake. The Periyar National Park is right on the shores of the lake and on a boat tour it is quite possible for you to see wildlife and birds.

After tour back to hotel. Overnight at hotel/resort.

Day 05: Thekkady – Alleppey – Overnight @ House Boat (Drive 160km/4hrs)

Your Kerala holidays will never get complete without a visit to its silent backwaters! Today, after having breakfast at the Thekkady hotel/resort, you will be driven towards Alleppey or the ‘Backwater Capital of Kerala. Known for its enchanting backwaters, snake boat races, gurgling canals, lush greeneries and much more, Alleppey is also known as ‘Alappuzha’ or the ‘Venice of the East’.

Arriving in this backwater destination, you will be checked-in into an exciting houseboat. Get freshened up and utilize the heart-warming facilities and amenities within your stay. Post this, cruise through the backwater, discover the swaying beauty of the narrow canals, verdant paddy fields, coconut lagoons and coir villages.

Overnight stay will be in the houseboat.

Day 06: Alleppey – Kovalam – Overnight @ Kovalam (Drive 200kms/5hrs)

Following the unlimited fun and excitement in Alleppey, you will be transferred to Kovalam or the ‘Beach Capital of Kerala’. Home to some of the most stunning and alluring beaches in India, your arrival in Kovalam will be adorned by checking-in into one of the beach resorts. After checking-in, unpack your bags and settle down for the night with your family members.

Overnight at hotel/resorts.

Day 07: Kovalam – Kanyakumari (Drive 95kms/4hrs)

Breakfast at hotel and checkout and drive towards the ‘Land’s End of India’ or Kanyakumari. While on the way, you can visit the ancient Padmanabhapuram Palace built by the Maharaja of Travancore and the sacred Sucheendram Temple.

With your arrival in Kanyakumari, you can behold the enchanting beauty wherein the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal confluences with each other. Following this, you will be taken for a boat ride to the renowned Vivekananda Rock Memorial, the meditation ground of Swami Vivekananda. By evening; after completing all the activities, you will be checked-in into a hotel where you can spend the overnight with your family members.

Overnight at hotel.

Day 08: Kanyakumari – Trivandrum (Drive 95kms/4hrs)

With today’s breakfast, this exotic family holiday in Kerala will come to an end. After your breakfast, you will be driven back to Trivandrum, where you will be dropped at the railway station or at the airport. Post this, continue your onward journey to your home or next destination with your beloved family members.

Service Ends

Package Cost Based On 04 Adults:-

Rate: Rs.15250/- per person on Twin Sharing Basis

Inclusions:-

  • 01 night accommodation in Cochin including breakfast [3 star]

 

  • 02 nights accommodation in Munnar including breakfast [3 star]

 

  • 01 night accommodation in Thekkady including breakfast [3 star]

 

  • 01 night accommodation in a Deluxe House Boat including Welcome Drink, Lunch, Tea and Snacks and Dinner and next day breakfast

 

  • 01 night accommodation in Kovalam including breakfast [3 star]

 

  • 01 night accommodation in Kanyakumari including breakfast [3 star]

 

  • All tours and transfers using AC sedan vehicle

 

  • Service of an English speaking professional driver and all his expenses

 

Exclusions: –

 

  • Use of hotel rooms before/after normal check in/out times

 

  • Meals [Lunch and Dinner]

 

  • Any airfare/train fare

 

  • Entrance fees

 

  • Cost due to upgrading/changing hotels, room type, luxury cars etc

 

  • Any additional transportation which is not mentioned in the itinerary

 

  • Personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, soft drinks, incidentals, porter charges, tips

 

  • Expenses of a personal nature

 

 

  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, dry cleaning, mini bar purchases, portage at airports and hotels, tips, insurance etc

 

  • Any supplementary service, optional tour, up-gradation charges

 

  • Any other items or services not listed in the itinerary

 

  • Any other expenses not comes under Cost Includes

 

Notes:

 

  • Check in time is at 1200hrs and checkout time is at 1100hrs.

 

  • No booking made yet and booking will be depends upon the availability.

 

  • In Munnar and Thekkady there is no need of A/C rooms as it is a hill station so rooms will be Non AC only.

 

  • The above rate is applicable based on 4 adults travelling together.