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This Itinerary includes Sree Krishna Temple visit at Guruvayoor, Athirapally water falls, Munnar, Thekkady, Kumarakom or Alleppey, Kovalm, Trivandrum and Kanyakumari [Hill station, Wildlife, Backwaters, Temple, Beach, Sunset & Sunrise] 10 Days Kerala Tour Packages
Day 1 : Arrive Cochin and drive to Guruvayoor
Arrive Cochin Airport / Ernakulam Railway Station and transfer to Guruvayoor, arrive and Check in to hotel, after freshen up visit Punnathoor Kotta, the elephant stable of temple where you can see more than 50 elephants. While coming back see Mammiyoor Siva Temple. Evening Darshan at Guruvayoor Temple.
Day 2 : Guruvayoor to Athirapally
If interested do Darshan in the morning and later come to Athirapallay – on the way if interested visit Vadakkumnatha Shiva Temple at Trichur. Arrive and check in to hotel, evening visit Athirapally and vazhachal water falls.
Day 3 : Athirapally to Munnar
Morning after breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Munnar (160 kms / 4 – 4.30 hrs). Munnar is one of the most famous hill station situated on the Western Ghats at the height of 1600 metres above the sea level. It is essentially a tea town – miles of unending tea plantation can be seen here. Enroute see Cheeyappara, Valara water falls and Karadipara View Point. Also see Spice plantations, Rubber Plantations, Pineapple garden etc… Arrive and check into the hotel. Evening free for shopping. Overnight at hotel
Day 4 : Munnar
After breakfast proceed for Munnar sightseeing. Morning visit Mattupetty dam, Echo point and Kundala Lake. Boating facilities are available at Mattupetty Dam and Kundala Lake. While coming back see flower garden. Later visit a tea factory and tea museum. Afternoon visit Eravikulam National Park which is also known as Rajamala is the natural habitat of Nilgiri Thar. Nilgiri Thar can be observed very closely here. Overnight at hotel
Optional Activities at Munnar : Motor boat or speedboat ride at Mattupetty Dam, Elephant Safari, Ayurveda Massage etc.
Shopping : Tea, coffee, Spices
Day 5 : Munnar to Thekkady
After breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Thekkady (110 kms / 3.30 hrs) which is also known as Periyar. Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the world’s most fascinating natural wildlife reserves. Enroute see Gap roa, View point, Anayirangal Dam, Spice Plantations etc. At Thekkady enjoys a boating (on own – costs around Rs 150 per person. It is a common fixed time boating, there is no advance booking system. Please coordinate with driver) at man made lake and this is the only wild life sanctuary in India where you can have the unique experience of viewing wildlife at close from the safety of a boat on the lake. The probable animals to watch are Bison, Gaur, Wild Elephants, Sambhar and a wide variety of birds. Rest of the day will be free for other activities. Overnight at Hotel
Other activities available at Thekkady are : Spice Plantation tour, Ayurveda Massage, Martial Arts Kalaripayattu Show, Elephant ride etc.
Shopping : Tea, Coffee, Spices, Antiques etc.
Day 6 : Thekkady to Kumarakom / Alleppey : Houseboat stay
After breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Kumarakom / Alleppey (160 kms / 4 – 4.30 hrs) the backwater destinations of Kerala. Arrive and check in to Houseboat which is also called as Kettuvallom (the boat will ready around 1200 hrs) and begin your journey through the picturesque backwaters and small lakes of Kerala. Your houseboat has bedrooms with attached toilet, a dining area cum sit out. There will be 3 accompanying staff in the boat. One driver, one helper and one cook. Lunch, Evening Tea, Snacks and Dinner will be cooked and served on board by the accompanying cook. In AC Boat AC is installed in bedroom and it will switch on from 9 pm to 6 am only. overnight at Houseboat.
If you are not interested in staying in a houseboat, can stay in a backwater facing resort here.
Day 7 : Kumarakom / Alleppey to Kovalam
Morning after breakfast Houseboat drop you at nearest Jetty around 0900 hrs where our car and driver wait for you, later drive to Kovalam, the beach destination (175 kms / 3.30 hrs). Arrive and check in to the hotel, rest of the day at leisure at hotel / beach. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 8 : Kovalam – Trivandrum sight seeing
After Breakfast proceed for Trivandrum sightseeing, interesting places to see are Padmanabha swami temple, Horse shoe museum, Chaitram Art gallery and Zoo. Later free for shopping, evening visit Shanghumugham Beach
Day 9 : Kovalam to Kanyakumari
After Breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Kanyakumari (90 kms / 2.30 hrs). Kanyakumari is situated at the southern most and is the confluence of Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea. On the way visit Padmanabhapuram Palace. The interesting places to see at Kanyakumari are Vivekananda Rock Memorial, which is accessible by boat, Gandhi memorial, Devi temple, Wax Museum, Bay watch amusement park etc.. . Later see sunset. Overnight stay at hotel
Shopping : Shell Products
Day 10 : Kanyakumari to Trivandrum departure
Early morning see sunrise, after Breakfast checkout from hotel and Drive to Trivandrum airport to depart your home town (90 kms / 3 hrs)
End of a fabulous Holiday !
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Temple, Water falls, Hill Station, Wildlife, Backwaters, Beach, Temple, Sunset and Sunrise