Off The Beaten Track10 Nights / 11 Days
Day 01 - Arrival Trivandrum – Kovalam
You are greeted on arrival at Trivandrum International Airport/Railway station by The Travel Planners representative and transfer you to Kovalam the beach, enriched with rich Greenery of Coconut Palms and laced with golden sands. On arrival check in at the hotel. Rest of the day free to relax and enjoy the beach. Stay overnight at Vivanta by Taj Kovalam – Garden View.
Day 02 - Kovalam
Today morning after breakfast you can go for Village Visit which includes Vegetable Farming, Weaving Silk Saree and Dotti Making, Coconut Shell Products. Later drive back to the hotel for the Lunch. Evening free to enjoy the beach. Stay overnight at Vivanta by Taj Kovalam – Garden View.
Day 03 - Houseboat
Today morning after breakfast proceed to Alleppey. On arrival check into a Traditional Kerala Style Houseboat and cruise through the backwaters. It is the fabulous way to explore the fascinating beauty of the backwaters. Stay overnight in the Houseboat (Premium).
Day 04 - Kumarakom
Today morning after breakfast, houseboat will directly drop you at a beautiful backwater resort at Kumarakom. After refresh, you can go for Village Visit which includes Country Boat Riding, Paddy Field Visit, Toddy Tapping, Coir Making, Coconut Climbing & Net Fishing. Afternoon free to relax at Zuri Resort & Spa.
Day 05 - Thekkady
Morning drive to Thekkady covering a distance of 110 kms / 3.5 hrs through cardamom hills. Check into the Resort. Visit spice plantations like cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, coffee, tea estates etc. On your way back to the hotel, you could stop at the local market and pick up some fragrant spices. Overnight at Greenwoods Resort – Aranya Room.
Day 06 - Thekkady
Morning after breakfast go for
- Trekking (Timing 07:00, 10:30 & 14:00 hours)-Duration 3 hrs
- Kalaripayatt /Tribal dance – 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Evening back to hotel & stay overnight at Greenwoods Resort – Aranya Room
Day 07 - Munnar
Morning after Breakfast depart for Munnar (130 kms / 4 hrs) enjoying the scenic beauty & the marvelous waterfalls(Cheeyappara), high mountains with the low flying clouds passing by. You can do on the way sightseeing of Munnar and witness tea gardens spread like a green carpet over hundreds of kilometers, lush green hills, a place so difficult to describe, very low population too far from pollution, most of the area covered by Tata tea. Check in and evening relax at Spice Tree Resort – Classic Room.
Day 08 - Munnar
Morning sightseeing in Munnar which includes Raja Malai, a top peak of Munnar where you may see Neel Thar (mountain goats), Tea Museum, Mattupetty, Eco-Point etc. You can also enjoy boating in the Lake (optional). Overnight at Spice Tree Resort – Classic Room.
Day 09 - Cochin
Morning after Breakfast proceed to Cochin (04 hrs drive), A port town since early centuries, Cochin, also known as the spice coast of India, attracted traders and invaders from the world over. Needless to say, Cochin offers you some fascinating snippets of history and culture. On arrival check in at the hotel. Rest of the day free to relax and stay overnight at Xandari Harbour – Spice Room.
Day 10 - Cochin
Today morning after breakfast you can go for the sightseeing of Cochin. Here you can see the St Francis Church, the oldest Church in India, 500 year old Portuguese Houses, Cantilevered Chinese fishing nets, 16th century Synagogue, Jew Town and Mattancherry Palace, built by Portuguese, this Palace contains some of India’s most beautiful murals. (The palaces & synagogue will be closed on Fridays and Saturdays). You can go for Greenix village visit, includes
Make – up : 05.00 – 06.00 PM.
Programme : 06.00 – 07.00 PM
Evening Dance Programme : Kaleidoscope (Cultural art performance – 7 nos.)
Make – up : 05.00 – 06.00 PM.
Programme : 06.00 – 07.30 PM
Back to hotel in the evening & stay overnight at Xandari Harbour – Spice Room.
Day 11 - Departure
Morning after breakfast departure transfer to Cochin Airport/Railway station for your onward journey
Arrival Trivandrum – Kovalam
Validity: 01 Apr 2017 – 30 Sep 2017
Validity: 01 Oct 2017 – 15 Dec 2017
- Accommodation in mentioned Resorts/Hotels with Breakfast
- Village Visit at Kovalam & Kumarakom
- Trekking & Kalaripayattu / Tribal dance at Thekkady
- Dance Show at Cochin
- All meals at Houseboat
- Transfers using A/C Vehicle as per itinerary
- Arrival assistance
- Service of an English speaking driver
- Driver’s expense, Parking, Toll
- All Taxes
Helpline (India) : +91 9995809008 / 9995809002
U.S.A : Phone: 1 905 230 2701. Toll Free In North America: 1 877 930 2701