Day 01: Arrival at Trivandrum
Houseboats of Kerala
Upon arrival at Trivandrum, our representative will transfer you to hotel in Trivandrum.
Day 02: Trivandrum /Alleppey
The best way to explore the amazing beauty of Kerala is by houseboats commonly called Kettuvallam, which means a boat made by tying together pieces of wood. It is fascinating to note that not a single nail is used in the making of a Kettuvallam. These Kettuvalams have adapted into luxuriously furnished houseboats. A Kettuvallam usually has one or two bath attached rooms, an open lounge, deck, kitchenette and a crew comprising two oarsmen and a cook. In the houseboats, traditional lanterns are used for lighting. These houseboats make the backwaters tour of Kerala more memorable. On the second day, you will be driven to Thottapally and board a Houseboat. Enjoy your lunch and dinner on board. Stay overnight on board the Houseboat, traveling through the backwaters to Alleppey.
Day 03: Alleppey/Kumarakom
In the morning, you will disembark the Houseboat at Alleppey and drive to Kumarakom. Kumarakom is a bird-watchers paradise in Kerala. It is habitat to several migratory birds, which are attracted by the availability of a safe nesting area provided by the trees and an ample source of food and water, delivered by the Vembanad Lake. Stay overnight at Kumarakom resort, on the banks of the backwaters
Day 04: Kumarakom/ Periyar
On the fourth day of the tour, you will be driven to Periyar. Periyar is well known for its wildlife and the Periyar Lake. There is so much of natural beauty to explore at Periyar. In the evening, enjoy a boat ride at the Periyar Lake, looking for animals on the shores of the lake. Overnight will be at Periyar.
Day 05: Periyar/Munnar
After exploring the wildlife and natural beauty of Periyar, you will head for Munnar. Munnar is yet another beautiful destination, with peace and tranquility spread all over the land. Munnar was the favored summer resort of the erstwhile British rulers. Vast 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, Munnar is a perfect tourist destination. In the evening, visit the National Park and take a tour to the tea plantations. Overnight will be at Munnar.
Day 06: Munnar/Cochin
After exploring the natural beauty of Kumarakom, Periyar and Munnar, it’s time for you to head for Cochin. After reaching Cochin, you will for afternoon city sightseeing. Main attractions at Cochin are Fort Cochin, the Santa Cruz Basilica, a landmark of Cochin and a major tourist attraction. Further, there is the St. Francis Church, the oldest existing European church not only in Cochin, but also in India. Fort Cochin also uses the famous Chinese nets, the best possible bet for backwater fishing. Other places of tourist interest in Cochin are the Dutch Palace at Mattancherry and the Paradeshi Synagogue. Enjoy a Kathakali Dance performance in the evening. Stay overnight at Cochin.
Day 07: Cochin/Kovalam
After your breakfast you will be driven to Kovalam Beach to the Ayurvedic Treatment Center. There are a number of beach resorts in and around Kovalam. Kovalam was among the most prominent tourist spots in India during the hippy era. Kovalam is an all time favorite among foreign tourists. Of late Kovalam is finding a new significance in the light of several Ayurvedic salons, and recuperation and regeneration resorts, which provide a slew of Ayurvedic treatments for the tourists. Overnight will be at Kovalam.
Day 08 to 14: Kovalam Ayurvedic Treatment Center
Over the next seven days, you will undergo the treatment programme as advised by the Doctor.
Like all other good things, your date with Kerala also comes to an end and you go back home with sweet and wonderful memories of your Kerala stay. Transfer to Trivandrum airport for journey back home.