Arrive at Cochin: - On arrival at Cochin you will be welcome by Trojan Holiday’s travel assistant and later get transferred to your hotel. A city tucked in the beauty of coconut palms and endless blue waters is one of the important towns in South India, with a natural Harbor. 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 Cochin to Munnar: - On the 2nd day have breakfast and proceed to Munnar. The journey to Munnar is filled with amazing sights of Valara, Cheeyappara waterfalls, Karadippara view point, low flying clouds, dew drenched forests, & foggy valleys. After the awe-stuck drive from Cochin to Munnar, take rest on arrival at Munnar resort. In the evening go out for shopping, local sightseeing, and spend the time on leisure.
3rd Day Munnar Discovery: - Trojan Holiday’s representative will assist you after breakfast; for the 3rd day itinerary. It is a tribute to fascinating attractions of Munnar beloved as the Kashmir of South India. The expedition to discover the heart of Munnar covers Mattupetty Lake, Kundale Lake, Rajamalai National Park, Echo Point, Mattupetty Dam, & Blossom Garden. The unique attractions of Munnar to witness are Tata Tea Museum, trekking at Anaimudi Peak, and spotting a Nilgiri Tahr (rare wild Goat) at Rajamalai National Park. Overnight stay at Munnar.
Drive from Periyar to Kumarakom:- On the 4th day the Palm & Backwater tour gets romanticized; with the drive to Kumarakom, the land of backwaters. On arrival at Kumarakom, check into backwater resort and rejuvenate self amidst Ayurvedic therapies, lake view, as well as leisure activities.
Day 05: Kumarakom - Alleppey Backwaters Magic (50 kms)
By road from Kumarakom to Alapuzzha: - On Arrival leave on your private houseboat and sail across on the Backwaters, an awesome region full of trenches, canals, lakes and inlets. Cruise on Kettuvallam: - The houseboats or "Kettuvallam" are lavish boats with lavishly designed rooms and attached bathrooms. You can sunbathe on the deck or watch the palm fringed sleepy villages from your cabins. Separated from the exotic sceneries it’s the life along the coast that adds a touch of exotica to this experience.
In the morning after breakfast disembark the boat, and drive to Kovalam - is one of the most popular beach hangouts in India. Kovalam means a grove of coconut trees and truly the coconut trees along the beaches gives it a ravishing look. The palm-fringed bays in secluded coconut groves, promise a relaxed stay. The boundless blue waters of the Arabian Sea and miles of white sands washed away by the surf at the feet of the stalwart palms and the rocky promontories, makes this beach paradise. On arrival, check in at the Hotel. Rest the day is free at leisure on the beach, may take Ayurvedic massage or treatment at the hotel on direct payment basis. Overnight in the Hotel.
After breakfast same day excursion to Kanyakumari (87 Kms) - is the southernmost point of peninsular India and the meeting point of three oceans-the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean. Besides its importance as a Hindu pilgrim center, it is famous for its beautiful views of sunrise and sunset over the waters. The multicolored sand is a unique feature of the beach here. Visit Vivekananda Rock Memorial. This memorial to Swami Vivekananda was built in 1970. Vivekananda was a social reformer and saint of modern India. He is supposed to have meditated on the rock where the memorial stands. Ferry service is available to reach the rock memorial Visit the Sangam which is the meeting point of the three major bodies of water, the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean. Drive back to Kovalam. Evening free to relax at beach, overnight at the Hotel.