Day 02: Cochin
Bolghatty IslandMorning breakfast and full day city sightseeing, visit to Maritime Museum - The Maritime Museum, located at INS Dronacharya in Kochi throws light on the genesis, history, evolution and landmarks of the Indian Navy. Indo- Portuguese Museum - The museum today is an important center to understand the Indo-Portuguese Christian Art heritage, which is still surviving. The museum is the outcome of the untiring efforts of the late Dr. Joseph Kureethra, Bishop of Kochi. Fort Kochi - The eventful history of this city began when a major flood in AD 1341 threw open the estuary at Kochi, till then a land locked region, turning it into one of the finest natural harbours in the world. Kochi thus became a haven for seafaring visitors from all over the world and became the first European township in India when the Portuguese settled here in the 15th century. Vasco da Gama Square - An ideal place to watch fishermen use these nets is the Vasco da Gama square, a narrow promenade along the beach. The square, which has numerous stalls serving fresh delicious seafood, tender coconut and so on, is also perfect for a nice, relaxed evening. Willingdon Island - Named after Lord Willingdon, a former British Viceroy of India, this man-made island is surrounded by beautiful backwaters. The island is the site of the city's best hotels and trading centres, the Port Trust and the headquarters of the southern naval command. Bolghatty Island - This lush, lovely island is famous for its palace of the same name. The Bolghatty Palace, built in 1744 by the Dutch and later taken over by the British. Evening return to resort, dinner and overnight.
Day 03: Cochin - Calicut (225 Kms - 04 Hrs)
Kozhikode BeachMorning breakfast and checkout of the hotel/resort and proceed to Calicut. On arrival check into Resort, lunch and relax. Later on in the evening visit to Kozhikode Beach - the most important region of Malabar in yesteryears, was the capital of the powerful Zamorins and also a prominent trade and commerce center. It was here at Kappad that Vasco Da Gama landed in his search for the spices of the Orient. Today the serene beaches, lush green countryside, historic sites, all combine to make this a popular tourist destination filled with a warm ambience. Return to hotel, Dinner and overnight.
Day 04: Calicut - Palakkad (140 Kms - 03 Hrs)
PalakkadMorning breakfast and checkout of the resort and proceed to Palakkad. On arrival check into Ayurvedic and Health Resort. Lunch and relax. Later on introductions to center, Consultation with Doctor and treatment at 18.00hrs. Dinner and overnight at the resort.
Day 05: Palakkad
Ayurvedic TreatmentMorning Ayurvedic treatment and breakfast. Relax later on again Ayurvedic treatment for the rest of the day, depending to the consultation and suggestion from the Doctor. Dinner and overnight.
Day 06: Palakkad - Munnar (226 Kms - 04 Hrs)
Lock Heart GapMorning breakfast and checkout of the resort and proceed to Munnar - one of the most popular hill stations in India is situated at the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. On arrival check into resort, lunch. Later on half day sightseeing, visit to Lock Heart Gap - This is an ideal place for adventure tourism and trekking. The fresh mountain air, the mist-clad hills and panoramic view make it worthy of a visit. Echo Point - This scenic place gets its name from the natural echo phenomenon here. Echo Point is on the way to Top Station. Nyayamakad - is a land of breathtaking waterfalls. The waters cascade down a hill from a height of about 1600 metres. The enchanting surroundings makes an excellent picnic spot and trekking point. Return back to the resort, dinner and overnight.
Day 07: Munnar
PothameduMorning breakfast and proceed to full day sightseeing, visit to Anayirankal - It's a lush green carpet of tea plants. A trip on the splendid reservoir is an unforgettable experience. The Anayirankal Dam is surrounded by the Tata Tea Plantation and evergreen forests. It is an ideal picnic spot. Pothamedu - offers an excellent view of the tea, coffee and cardamom plantations in Munnar. The rolling hills, the lush mountain and the breathtaking scenery here is ideal for trekking and long mountain walks. Tea Museum - Munnar is perhaps the choicest of places to preserve and showcase some of the exquisite and interesting aspects on the genesis and growth of tea plantations in Kerala's high ranges. Return back to the resort, dinner and overnight.
Day 08: Munnar - Thekkady (110 Kms - 03 Hrs)
Periyar Wildlife SanctuaryMorning breakfast and check out of the resort and proceed to Thekkady - 900-1800 m above sea level Rainfall: 2500 mm The very sound of the word Thekkady conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hills and spice scented plantations. In the Periyar forest of Thekkady, is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India, and spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations and hill towns. Enroute to Thekkady visit to Power House Waterfalls - This waterfall on the way to Thekkady from Munnar cascades down a steep rock 2000 m above sea level. The spot is enriched with the scenic western mountain ranges. On arrival check into the resort. Lunch and relax. Later on visit to The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary - situated on the banks of the Periyar Lake - an artificial lake, at Thekkady. Here the high ranges of the Western Ghats are clothed in dense evergreen, moist deciduous forests and savannah grasslands. Below this thick green canopy roam herds of elephants can be seen. Return back to the resort, dinner and overnight.
Day 09: Thekkady - Kumarakom (125 Kms - 03 Hrs)
House BoatMorning breakfast and check out of the resort and proceed to Kumarakom. On arrival at Kumarakom, check into Houseboat. The Houseboat takes you along the backwaters of Kumarakom and ends at Alleppey. (All meals are provided in the Houseboat).
Day 10: Alleppey - Kovalam (175 Kms - 04 Hrs)
Sunset Morning breakfast in the Houseboat, later on checkout of the Houseboat at Alleppey and proceed Kovalam. On arrival check into one of the beach side resort, lunch and relax. Later on enjoy the sunset at the beach. Dinner and overnight.
Day 11: Kovalam
KanyakumariMorning breakfast and proceed to day excursion to Kanniyakumari - Described as the southernmost end of Tamil Nadu, the land end of India or the point where the land's three seas meet, enchanting Kanniyakumari or Cape Comorin is one of the most popular tourist spots in the state and indeed, in the country. The other part is that the nature is so spectacular at Kanniyakumari that several other Indian beaches pale by comparison. Cape Comorin is at its best during Chitra Pournami (full moon day in April) when the sun and moon are face to face at the same horizon but other full moon days are also special when you can see the sun set and the moon rise almost simultaneously, as if by prior arrangement. Return back to the resort, dinner and Overnight.