Duration :(11 Nights / 12 days )
Destinations :Cochin – Munnar – Periyar – Kumarakom – Varkala – Poovar and Marari Beach
Spices and Beaches tour of Kerala Itinerary :
Day 01: Arrive Cochin
Meeting and greetings on arrival at Kochi airport and transfer to the hotel for check in. Rest of the day free. Evening proceed to witness the Kathakali dance performance at local theater
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02 : At Cochin
Morning after breakfast at the hotel proceed for tour of Cochin or "Kochi" visiting Dutch Palace, the Jewish Synagogue, the Church of St. Francis, the Bolghatty Palace & the famous Chinese fishing nets. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 : Cochin to Munnar
Breakfast at hotel and drive to Munnar and check into the hotel.
Spend your afternoon leisurely touring through the Hills of Munnar and Tea Gardens and factory. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: Munnar to Periyar
Morning after breakfast at hotel leave for Periyar to reache in 3 hours time. On arrival transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit Spice Planation area of Periyar wildlife sanctuary. Night stay in Periyar.
Day 5: Periyar – Kumarakom
Morning boat ride for game viewing of animals around Lake Periyar. Late morning leave by car to Kumarakom. On the way you will visit spices, tea, coffee and rubber plantation. On arrival check in to hotel.
Afternoon visit to the Vembanad bird sanctuary. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: At Kumarakom
Morning after breakfast transfer to Kettuvallam (House Boat). Cruise start after Lunch on board and night stay at house boat.
Day 7: Kumarakom – Varkala
Morning after breakfast drive to Varkala and check into the hotel on arrival.
Later tour of Varkala including 800 years Old Janardhana Temple and English Fort - constructed in 1695 A.D. Overnight at the beach resort.
Day 8: Varkala – Poovar
Morning breakfast at resort and than leave Poovar Island – an unspoilt Beach Resort in Kerala. Check into the beach resort on arrival. Rest of the time at leisure to enjoy the beach and rest.
Day 9: Poovar
After breakfast full day free for relax or self exploration, enjoy resting by the beach or enjoy boat ride. Overnight at the resort
Day 10: Poovar – Marari
Morning after breakfast drive to Marari. Check into the resort when arrive. Rest of the day at leisure to enjoy some Sunbathing, relax or take Ayurveda Massage.
Day 11: Marari
Full day free to relax and enjoy the beach. Overnight at the resort.
Day 12: Marari – Cochin Airport
Morning after breakfast at the hotel transfer to Cochin airport to connect flight to for next destination.