Duration : 9 Nights / 10 Days
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Upon arrival at Trivandrum by international flight, Exotique Expeditions tour representative will welcome you. After that proceed for half day city tour of Trivandrum, also known as Thiruvananthapuram, is the capital city of Kerala. It is an epitome of true eternal beauty of Kerala with peaceful surroundings. Visit Sree Padmanabhaswami Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This temple is one of the 108 Vaishnav shrines of India. Indo-Saracenic style Napier museum, popular for its rare collection of archaeological and historic artifacts. Sree Chitra Art Gallery, Showcases amazing collection of Raja Ravi Varma, Svetlova and Nicholas Roerich’s paintings. Later drive to the international beach Kovalam. Upon arrival check in at hotel and relax. Spend your evening at Kovalam beach. This internationally renowned Kovalam beach hosts a beautiful bay of calm waters and pristine sand. Here peoples have a lot to enjoy including sunbathing, water sports, shopping, body massages yoga, meditation, catamaran cruising and cultural programs. Stay overnight at hotel.
This morning after breakfast, drives to Alleppey. Upon arrival check in at Houseboat. Alleppey is also referred as Venice of the East; here you can experience the true meaning of a tropical paradise. Alleppey is famous for its rippling blue sea waves kissing the pristine palm-fringed beaches, lagoons, canals, crisscross waterways, rivulets, and exotic palm-fringed islands. Spend your rest of the day at houseboat. During a houseboat cruise you can idly relax on the deck or balcony of the houseboat and watch the lush green backwater villages. Stay overnight at Houseboat.
This morning after breakfast, drives to Kumarakom, popularly known as the rice bowl of Kerala it is situated on the eastern side of vast Vembanad Lake. It is an invigorating tourist place that offers boating, angling and sightseeing experiences to its visitors. Kumarakom is also known for its enchanting backwaters and Kumarakom bird sanctuary. Upon arrival check in at hotel, Rest of the day at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel.
Get up early in the morning and move to visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. This sanctuary is a heaven for ornithologists. You can enjoy watching the local birds like the waterfowl, cuckoo, owl, egret, heron and water duck etc. also enjoy to see migratory birds like Siberian cranes. A cruise along the Vambanad Lake is an ideal way to visit the Sanctuary. Return back to the hotel for breakfast. Later drives to Thekkady, an important tourist destination of Kerala, famous for its wildly adventurous inside the Periyar National Park. Periyar is the largest wildlife sanctuary in India spread across 777sq.km.Upon arrival check in at hotel and relax. Evening enjoy a boat ride on Lake Periyar and watch animals in their natural habitat. Enjoy watching elephants, tigers, leopards, bison, sambar deer, boars and many more endangered species of wildlife. This amazing boat ride will leave you feeling pure, fresh and wanting for more. Stay overnight at hotel.
This morning after breakfast, move for a plantation visit with only nature all around you, no hustle bustle of the cities, no traffic, no one to bother the pristine nature. Periyar is worldly known for its spice plantations such as Cardamom, Cloves & Pepper apart from Coffee and Tea. Later drives to Munnar, an ideal hill station of Southern region. It is famous for tea plantations, colonial bungalows, waterfalls, cool climate, and unspoiled beauty. Munnar has also has the highest peak of South India Anamudi, which is a perfect place for trekking and mountaineering. Upon arrival check in at hotel and relax. Rest of the day is free. Stay overnight at hotel.
This morning after breakfast, move for a sightseeing tour of the city. Firstly visit the Rajamalai national park and enjoy watching the rare species of Nilgiri Tahr. Also see around 26 different species of mammals and 120 species of birds at this park. The park also offers a breathtaking view of tea plantations and the rolling hills. After that visit Matuppetty situated at the height of 1700 m above the sea level. This place is famous for its storage masonry dam and the beautiful lake. Enjoy a boat ride at Matuppetty Lake by which you can enjoy the pleasant view of surrounding hills and landscape. In the evening visit Kundala Dam having picturesque surroundings. Also enjoy watching famous Neela Kurunji flowers which bloom in the hills and valleys around Kundala lake. Return back to the hotel and stay overnight.
This morning after breakfast, drive to Cochin. This historical city is popular among tourists with its beaches, backwaters, buildings, temples and forts & palaces. Upon arrival check in at hotel and relax. Afternoon move for the sightseeing tour of the city. Visit Jew Synagogue, fort kochi or a cultural melting pot of Kerala. It is the oldest Synagogue in all the Commonwealth of Nations. Dutch Palace, this palace with Kerala murals and Hindu temple art was built by the Portuguese. St.Francis Church it is the oldest European church in India and has great historical significance. In the evening visit the Chinese fishing net. These nets are fixed land installations set up on bamboo and teak poles. It is such a unique way of fishing. Stay overnight at hotel.
This morning after breakfast, drive to Guruvayoor also known as Guruvayoor or Gurupavanapuri, it is the most sacred and important pilgrim centers of Kerala. This place is famous for its Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple. Upon arrival check in at hotel and relax. Later visit Elephant Camp sanctuary for watching the elephant s, they are chained on each side of the pathway. There are total 53 elephants present in the sanctuary. In the evening visit the Guruvayoor temple a well-known Krishna temple considered to be very sacred to the Hindus. Stay overnight at hotel.
This morning after breakfast, drive to Kozhikode. This city is also known as the “City of Spices”. This was the first place that Vasco da Gama landed in India. Upon arrival check in at hotel and relax. Later visit Dolphin’s Point, a famous beach, where you can spot dolphins playing in the sea. Pookot Lake, surrounded by meadows and trees on all sides. Also visit Ettumanoor Temple, a legendary Hindu Temple having the famous statue of the Nataraja. In the evening visit a centre for kalarippayat or kalarippayattu in Kozhikode. Stay overnight at hotel.
This morning after breakfast pack your bags. You will be transfer to Airport/Railway station to connect flight/train for onward destination with the sweet memories of the tour.