Arrival in Cochin.
Meet our representative upon arrival in Cochin and drive
towards hotel to check-in.
Cochin is amalgam of medieval Portugal, Holland and
an English village grafted onto the tropical Malabar Coast. Enjoy city tour
covering Mattanchery Palace- gifted to the king of Cochin, by Portuguese in
1555, about 500 year old Jewish Synagogue, Chinese fishing nets, local spices
market followed by colorful performing art – Kathakali Dance.
Later in the
evening, return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Transfer to Thekkady (Periyar)- Arrival in Thekkady (Periyar) & Thekkady tour.
After breakfast, drive to Thekkady (Periyar)
Arrival in Thekkady
check-in at the hotel. Enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Periyar.
in the ranges of the Western Ghats in Kerala, is the Periyar National Park and
Tiger Reserve. Periyar wildlife sanctuary has a picturesque lake at the heart
of the sanctuary. Herds of playful wild elephants have made Periyar Lake their
favorite haunt for frolicking in the water. They can be witnessed bathing and
swimming here. Enjoy a boat ride on the lake to view the wildlife at close
quarters. Other inhabitants of Periyar include the leopard, wild dog, barking
deer, mouse deer, Nilgiri langur, bonnet macaque, sambhar, porcupines,
squirrels, gaur (Indian bison), wild boar and sloth bear. Later, take a spice
plantation tour. The aroma and pleasant ambiance of the spice and tea
plantations of Periyar are fascinating. Spices found in Thekkady include
pepper, clove, cardamom, nutmeg, ginger, turmeric, vanilla and curry leaves.
evening, watch traditional Kalaripayattu show.
(Optional) - You can also enjoy
an elephant ride in Periyar.
Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Full Day at leisure.
After breakfast, enjoy full day leisure at Thekkady.
Overnight in Thekkady.
Transfer to Kumarakom.- Arrival in Kumarakom.
After breakfast, check-out and proceed to Kumarakom.
Arrival in Kumarakom - a
charming emerald peninsula jutting into the picturesque Vembanad Lake dotted
with innumerable traditional country rafts, boats and canoes. The fresh water
of the lake flows into the mainland, making a labyrinth of lagoons, canals and
Spend the rest of the day at beautiful resort of Kumarakom. You may
enjoy traditional Ayurveda massages here -ayurveda is the ancient healing
system of India and has been practiced continuously for over 5,000 years. The
various treatments are individually prescribed and involve the use of medicated
herbal oils, herbs, powders and poultices & natural ingredients.
evening, explore the Kerala Backwaters through sunset cruise at Vembanad Lake.
Overnight stay in Kumarakom.
Full day at Leisure.
After breakfast, enjoy full day leisure at Kumarakom.
Overnight in Kumarakom.
Transfer to Mararikulam.- Arrival in Mararikulam.
After breakfast, drive to Mararikulam.
Arrive and check-in to your hotel
Mararikulam is one of
the best beaches in Kerala offering idyllic beach stay experience. Marari is a
very relaxing beach retreat stays. Beaches are good for swimming and very
Rest of the day leisure at the
hotel. Overnight stay in Mararikulam.
Full day at Leisure.
After breakfast, enjoy full day leisure at Mararikulam.
Overnight in Mararikulam.
Departure from Cochin.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Cochin airport
for return flight back home.