Embark on a journey through the lush and diverse landscapes of Kerala, South India’s tropical paradise. Begin your itinerary in the historic port city of Cochin, where the fusion of cultures and ancient traditions come to life. Next, you’ll venture to the serene mist-covered hills of Munnar, carpeted in tea plantations. The adventure then continues to Thekkady, where the Periyar National Park invites you to witness wildlife in their natural habitat. Glide through the tranquil backwaters of Alleppey on a houseboat, absorbing the unique charm of Kerala’s waterways, before concluding your adventure in the tranquil village of Kavalam, where pristine beaches and traditional backwater experiences await.
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2 Nights – Cochin
2 Nights – Munnar
2 Nights – Thekkady
1 Night – Alleppey
5+ Nights – Kovalam
✈️ UK to Cochin (2 nights): Upon arrival in Cochin, you’ll be warmly welcomed and transferred to your hotel before you start your exploration of Cochin. You’ll be taken to the Mattancherry Dutch Palace, Jew Town, the Jewish Synagogue, and the oldest European Church in India, St. Francis Church. You’ll also be taken for a walk along the Fort Kochi area to witness the unique Chinese fishing nets and, in the evening, be treated to a captivating Kerala classical dance performance.
🚗 Cochin to Munnar (2 nights): Your transfer will collect you to take you on a scenic drive to Munnar, a renowned hill station known for its tea plantations and cool climate. Here you’ll have the chance to visit the Tea Museum, where you’ll learn about the 1000-year-old tea plantations and explore the Mattupetty Dam, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding hills and tea estates.
🚗 Munnar to Thekkady (2 nights): Your next stop is Thekkady, a nature lover’s paradise. Here you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in a Nature Walk in Periyar National Park, offering a great opportunity for you to observe the local birds, butterflies, and wildlife. You’ll also take a thrilling Jeep ride through spice plantations and in the evening watch a Kalaripayattu (a local martial arts show).
🚗 Thekkady to Alleppey (1 night): You’ll be collected in the morning and driven to Alleppey where you’ll board your ‘Kettuvalloms’ houseboat for an overnight cruise on the tranquil backwaters, experiencing the scenic beauty and unique atmosphere of the region (often known as the Venice of the East).
🚗 Alleppey to Kovalam (5 nights or more): The last part of your adventure allows you to recharge your batteries and relax on the shores of the Arabian Sea in Kovalam. Take advantage of this time to get some rest and relaxation by exploring some of the area’s wonderful beaches such as Lighthouse beach, Hawah Beach (Eve’s beach) and Samudra Beach whilst soaking up the laid-back atmosphere and coastal charm.
✈️ Kovalam to UK: You’ll bid farewell and head back to the UK, having explored one of India’s most enchanting regions.
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