After breakfast, enjoy a half day city tour of Cochin. Kochi (colonial name Cochin) is a vibrant city situated on the south-west coast of the Indian peninsula in the breathtakingly scenic and prosperous state of Kerala, hailed as 'God's Own Country'. Its strategic importance over the centuries is underlined by the sobriquet Queen of the Arabian Sea. Informally, Cochin is also referred to as the Gateway to Kerala.From time immemorial, the Arabs, British, Chinese, Dutch, and Portuguese have left indelible marks on the history and development of Cochin. Over the years, Cochin has emerged as the commercial and industrial capital of Kerala and is perhaps the second most important city on the west coast of India. Visit the Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace and Chinese fishing nets. Afternoon free at leisure.
Drive to Munnar. Munnar is breathtakingly beautiful - a haven of peace and tranquility - the idyllic tourist destination in God's own country.Set at an altitude of 6000 ft in Idukki district, Munnar was the favored summer resort of the erstwhile British rulers in the colonial days. Unending expanse of tea plantations - pristine valleys and mountains- exotic species of flora and fauna in its wild sanctuaries and forests - aroma of spice scented cool air - yes! Munnar has all these and more. It's the place you would love to visit - it's the place you would wish never to leave- so welcome - log on to munnar.com for all information on Munnar anytime, every time.On arrival, check-in at hotel.
After breakfast, drive to Thekkady - set amidst tea, coffee and spice plantations, has the famous Periyar wild life sanctuary which is spread over 777 sq, kms. On arrival, check-in at hotel. Afternoon cruise on the Periyar lake and view the wild life.
Kottayam - among the State's more mountainous districts, provides some of Kerala's finest natural scenes sandwiched between serene palm-fringed backwaters on the west and the Western ghats on the east. Much of this beauty is laid out in all its glory along the road which winds from Kottayam to the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary in Thekkady through plantations of rubber, tea, coffee and pepper. and embark on a house boat. Start cruise through the backwaters until Alleppy. Lunch, diner and overnight on the house boat.
After breakfast on the house boat, drive to Kovalam, an internationally renowned beach resort. Kovalam consists of three adjacent crescent beaches of which the southernmost, known as the Lighthouse Beach, is the most popular. Kovalam is much sought after for sunbathing, water sports, shopping, catamaran cruising, yoga, meditation and rejuvenate Ayruvedic body toning massages. Upon arrival, check-in at hotel. Rest of the day free for independent activities.