On your arrival at Cochin airport, you will be received by JESIN TOURS representative. Thereafter you will be transferred to your pre booked hotel.Previously known as Kochi, the city of many parts Cochin is located on the south-west coast of the Indian Mainland. Its outstanding harbor and excellent bay was quite famous among the sailors and the traders who made recurrent halts to hoard up on spices, coffee and wood, while travelling to the affluent marketplaces of West Asia and Europe. Architecture is blend of the Portuguese, Dutch and British style of designing buildings a.
After a delicious morning breakfast at the hotel, you will proceed for the city tour. This enthralling excursion will take you to the Dutch palace, a two storied building built around a central courtyard. Popularly known as Mattanchery Palace, this palace was built by the Portuguese who presented it to the then Rajah of Kochi, Veera Kerala Varma. Interiors are adorned with wall paintings from the Ramayana and there are some vivacious exhibition of royal attires and palanquins. Visit to Jewish Synagogue, locally known as The Jew Town is situated at the heart of the city. Later visit ST. Francis Church – the oldest European church in India, Chinese Fishing net & Museum of Kerala History. Stay for the overnight in hotel.
Early morning breakfast will be followed by a drive towards next destination of the tour - Munnar. On your way, you will visit the verdant tea plantations which will give a glimpse of the unraveled beauty of Kerala. On arrival in Munnar, check in at your pre booked hotel. Munnar is a beautiful town located on the Western Ghats, situated in the Idukki district. The town is strategically situated at the confluence of the three exotic rivers Muthirappuzha, Nallathanni and Kundaly. In the Afternoon, you will be taken for a Boat ride on the serene waters of a beautiful lake. Overnight will be at the hotel in Munnar.
After breakfast proceed for Munnar sightseeing. Major sightseeing places are Eravikulam national park (Rajamala), Mattuppetty dam, echo point, Honey bee tree, kundala dam, tea museum, and blossom park and photo point. Boating in the lake and horse driving in kundala dam area are optional on extra cost Overnight in the hotel
Enjoy the healthy morning breakfast at the hotel. Later you will be transferred to Thekkady (120 Km / 4 Hrs) by our representative. You will head towards Periyar wildlife reserve through the picturesque route sprinkled with vegetations of rubber, cocoa, cardamom, areca nut and green pepper. There you will check in into your pre booked hotel. Explore the surroundings. Go out on a peaceful walk in the town renowned for coffee and spice vegetation. The famous Periyar wildlife sanctuary is located on the Western Ghats range of Kerala. Exotic Periyar Lake bathes the forest at its heart. People come from all over to watch Indian elephants performing playfulness in the Lake. Other wild life attractions include Gaur, Barking Deer, Sambar, Mouse Deer, Wild Pigs, Indian Wild Dog and once in a blue moon, a Tiger. Come back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Enjoy the early morning breakfast at the hotel and later proceed towards Kumarakom (145 Km / 4 Hrs) situated near Kottayam. On arrival you will check in at the backwater resorts. Set in the milieu of the largest freshwater lake of Kerala state (The Vembanad Lake), this place attracts tourists towards its Backwaters. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is a famous natural habitat that welcomes several migratory birds every year. This place has been regarded as a special tourism zone by Kerala State Government. The beauty of this place will definitely take over your heart and mind. Relax for the night at the resort.
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the resort which will be followed by a boat ride towards your next destination Alleppey. You will travel to utopian world of Alleppey after passing through many canals and waterways on a boat ride. The best way to explore the exquisite villages and the rustic life of the region is a backwater cruise on a country boat. Described as ‘Venice of the East’, Alleppey is a mosaic of scenic canals, beaches, backwaters and lagoons. Later you will board your Kerala houseboat, where you will spend rest of your day. Choose to surf on the calm backwaters or just relax sipping fresh coconut water. Listen to chirping of the birds wandering in the surrounding flora. Nowhere else in the world you will find such harmonious place! Spend your overnight in the houseboat.
After early morning breakfast, you will check out from the houseboat. Later, you will be driven to Kovalam (180 km/05 hrs). Kovalam – a picturesque tropical beach located 16 km from capital Trivandrum. Three decades back, it was a hippy idyll, a small village with traditional methods of living but today it is one of the most sorted after tourist destination in southern India. This tiny winy beach is heaven for those longing for a rejuvenating break from their hectic life schedule. It is natural week dose to imbibe your life with traditional Indian ayurvedic treatments. On arrival check in at your pre booked Resort. Spend rest of the day at leisure at resort.
After a delicious breakfast at the hotel you will visit the southernmost part of the Indian Mainland known as Cape Camorin or Kanyakumari. It features as a unique destination where sunrise and sunset are the most romantic moments of the day. The fact that makes it so special is that it occurs at the point where three ocean bodies - the Bay of Bengal, the Indian Ocean, and the Arabian Sea converges. Sightseeing includes visit to the Vivekananda Memorial that is located 400 meters off the shore. Return to the hotel for the overnight.
After morning breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to airport by our representative on time to catch the flight for your forward destination.