What We Love
Munnar is one of the most splendid hill stations in south India. It caters to various sightseeing and adventure activities. It offers visually pleasing endless stretches of luscious tea plantations and has a foggy climate all year round. Just driving through Munnar is bound you make your travel unforgettable and an experience in itself.
Thekkady is surrounded by plantations and having endless stretches of lush greenery. It offers plenty of experiences and activities to indulge in. You can opt for the touristy boat ride on Periyar Lake or the unique, unforgettable experience of riding on an elephant. Elephant experience program offers elephant rides from anywhere between half an hour to 3 hours. Gavi Eco Tourism Zone offers great flexibility to travellers to discover Periyar which hosts activities like jeep rides, bamboo rafting, trekking etc.
Thekkady - Kumarakom drive is best drive where you pass through luscious tea plantations and rubber plantations in Kottayam. You also get to witness some of the most beautiful, local churches during the drive.
Kumarakom is called the “coconut lagoon”. You can just sit back, relax and get ready to get pampered. It offers one of the most pleasurable massages by the lake and exotic boat rides on the backwaters during sunset. The Kumarakom bird sanctuary is ideal for early morning walks and in winters you will be able to spot some exotic species of birds.
Alleppey is known for being one of the most popular destinations in the South. It offers stunning backwaters and charming costal life experience. It also leaves you speechless with its lush greenery and exotic landscapes, enhancing your journey. You can visit the charming island of Pathiramanal and the secluded, beautiful Marari beach. The houseboat is just perfect for an experience where you can just sit and look at the world pass by in front of you. The houseboats take you through markets, churches, fish markets, temples and local houses. Mouth-watering seafood and local cuisines will promise to give you an authentic Kerala experience.
Kovalam offers an experience close to that of Goa. Luxury resorts offer the most dazzling views of the vast Arabian Sea. It is in close proximity to Kanyakumari, Neyyar wildlife sanctuary and Padmanabha Swamy temple (richest temple in India). Morning strolls on the beach gives you a chance to glimpse at the life of local fishermen.
What to Expect
Cochin overlooks the vast Arabian sea / Popular harbour of India/ Munnar is a splendid hill station/ Endless stretches of tea plantation/ Foggy, misty climate / Wide range of sightseeing and activities/ Thekkady is a plantation highland/ Luscious green plantations/ Wildlife activities/ Charming elephant experience/ Kumarakom is a coconut lagoon/ Beautiful lakeside character/ Elegant boat ride experiences/ Ancient temples/ Exciting bird sanctuary/ Glamorous lake side resorts/ Alleppey is the “Venice of the East” / Luscious backwaters/ Breath-taking views of the Arabian Sea/ Unforgettable overnight houseboat experience/ Close-up experience of local coastal life/ Kovalam is a beach getaway / A perfect family getaway
Why Is This Perfect for You
Natures Abode - Best of Kerala is a popular family travellers itinerary where one arrives for a whole some Kerala experience with best of sightseeing, activities and experiences
When to Go
October to May is the most pleasant weather to visit Kerala. During this time you have pleasant weather, beaches are serene and the backwaters are calm yet lush with greenery. The temperature does not usually go over 35C so all year round is good to visit as well.
Stays with Breakfast at Cochin (Ernakulam)(1 night) - Munnar(2 nights) - Thekkady(2 nights) - Kumarakom(1 night) - Alleppey(1 night) - Kovalam(2 nights)
Houseboat stay in Alleppey with all meals
AC Car with chauffeur for entire trip
Thekkady - Boating at Periyar Lake
Thekkady - Plantation Tour in Thekkady
Thekkady - Half an Hour Elephant Ride in Thekkady
Thekkady - Gavi Eco Tourism Experience
Cochin - Chinese fishing nets, Jewish Synagogue, Mattancherry Palace and St. Francis Church.
Munnar - Mattupatty Dam (Boating), Eravikulam National Park (Nilgiri Tahr), Tea Museum, Attukal Waterfalls
Kumarakom - Kumarakom bird Sanctaury
Enroute Kovalam - Krishna temple at Ambalapuzha, Padmanabha Swamy Temple and Napier Zoo
Kovalam - Kovalam Beach, Aruvikkara Dam and Neyyar Dam
Excursion from Kovalam - Kanyakumari
Lunch and Dinner
Entry fees at Monuments, Museum and Zoo
* T&C apply