This tour takes you to the ‘God's Own Country'. The ‘Kerala Holidays Tour' is a fine tour package to visit various wonderful tourist destinations in Kerala. The ‘Kerala Holiday Tour' takes you to various exotic locations in Kerala, which include Cochin, Alleppey, Munnar and Periyar.
Duration: 13 Days / 12 Nights
Destinations: (Cochin- Alleppey- Munnar- Periyar- Cardamom House- Madurai-Chennai)
Day 01: Arrival Cochin
After arrival at the airport, our representative will escort you to the hotel. You will be accorded a traditional welcome at the hotel. Relax at the hotel. In the evening enjoy Kathakali dance. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Cochin
After breakfast, head on a guided tour of the Cochin City. The older parts of the Fort Cochin area reflect the bygone days of Cochin. The area reminds of the Dutch, Portugal and English who used live here. You also visit the area around Synagogue, which is known as ‘Jew Town'. Take in the beauty of Cochin on your sightseeing tour. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Cochin-Alleppey
After breakfast, proceed to the heart of Kerala's backwaters destination at Alleppey, which is about 45 kilometers away. Upon arrival check in at the hotel. Alleppey is Kerala's famous backwaters, which has a network of rivers, canals and lakes. Enjoy Kerala backwaters on your stay at Alleppey. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Alleppey
Enjoy your day at Alleppey by taking a walk in the verdant greens. You can also visit the countryside near your hotel resort. There is a bird sanctuary also in Alleppey, which you can visit. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Alleppey-Houseboat (Alleppey)
After breakfast, proceed for your stay and tour on houseboat for a wonderful experience. The houseboat takes you various narrow canals and backwaters. The houseboats are fully equipped with all the modern facilities and you get to enjoy all the modern amenities. The day is spend in cruising along the backwaters of Kerala. Overnight onboard houseboat.
Day 06: Houseboat (Alleppey)-Munnar
You open your eyes on the boat. After leisurely breakfast you disembark from the boat and proceed to Munnar, which is four hours drive from Alleppey. On your way to Munnar you pass thorough scenic locales enjoying verdant greens along the way. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Munnar
The day is marked to explore Munnar. Munnar is a beautiful hill station, which is surrounded by 30 tea gardens. Take a visit to some of these tea gardens. You can see women plucking tealeaves, who carry bamboo baskets on their back. The other places you may tour the nearby Lockhart Gap, lakes and streams. The other places you visit in Munnar include the Mattupetty dam and lake and Rajamala, the natural habitat of Nilgiri Tahr, a rare mountain goat. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08: Munnar-Periyar
After breakfast, proceed to Periyar. Periyar is well known for the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. On arrival, check in at the hotel. Relax and refresh. Late in the afternoon enjoy a boat ride on the Periyar Lake. Elephants are the most popular attractions of Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09: Periyar-Cardamom House
After breakfast head to a spectacularly beautiful location—the Cardamom House, which is about three hours drive from Periyar. The Cardamom House is located in a picturesque site and is an ideal place to enjoy nature. Overnight at Cardamom House.
Day 10: Cardamom House
The day is marked to enjoy the hospitality of the Cardamom House. You also stroll down the Athoor village. Enjoy the beauty of the area on your stay at Cardamom House. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11: Cardamom House-Madurai
After breakfast, take a short drive to temple town of Madurai. Upon arrival check in at the hotel. Relax and refresh. In the afternoon, take sightseeing tour of Madurai. On your tour of you visit the Meenakshi temple and other temples. You also visit the bazaars in Madurai. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12: Madurai-Chennai
After breakfast transfer to hotel to catch a flight to Madras (Chennai). Upon arrival check in at the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13: Chennai
Transfer to airport to catch a flight back home. Tour ends.