Post breakfast in the morning, drive to the Periyar National Park. On reaching there, check-in at the nearby forest lodge. In the afternoon, go for boating on the Periyar Lake. Enjoy boating on the tranquil water while exploring the great flora and fauna in the Periyar Tiger Reserve. The park is also home to the sambar deer, elephants and Indian Bison. Continue to the north to reach the Kumily village to explore the spice plantation and market.
After exploration, come back to your hotel for a night stay.
On the 9th day, enjoy a scenic drive to Kottayam from Periyar. Upon arrival, board the traditional houseboat (Kettuvallam) for an overnight backwater cruise. Today, you will enjoy the most exciting part of the Goa and Kerala Itinerary. Sail through the picturesque village, paddy fields, charming churches and temples. tour ends