Duration: 07 Nights / 08 Days
Destinations: Kochi – Periyar – Kumarakom – Alleppey – Marari – Kochi
Day 01: Arrival in Kochi
Welcome to India! As you arrive at Kochi, our company representative will greet you in the traditional India way of welcoming guests. Further, he’ll transfer you to your pre-booked hotel. Situated onto the Malabar Coasts, Cochin or Kochi is the oasis state of Kerala. This heavenly place has beautiful inter-connected series of islands & shoreline. This place displays a mesmerizing fusion of cultures & religions that bursts with colors and exuberance. This day you’ll enjoy the boat ride and have a pleasant sightseeing of Coning. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing Tour of Kochi
After enjoying delectable breakfast at the hotel, chauffeur will take you on a full day sightseeing tour of Kochi. This day you’ll visit Kochi Fort, St. Francis Church, Chinese Fishing Nets, Jewish Synagogue and Mattancherry Dutch Palace.
In the evening you will gain some insights in the culture of South India and enjoy Kathkali Dance Performance. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 03: Kochi – Periyar (Thekkady)
After relishing the tasty South Indian breakfast, you’ll check out of the hotel. Chauffeur will drive you to Periyar (Thekkady). On arrival in Thekkady, representative will get you transferred at the beautiful pre-booked resort. Check-in and relax for some time. In the evening, you will take a visit to Kumily Market, the buzzing place where you can shop for the world’s best and unique spices. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the resort.
Day 04: Periyar Sightseeing
Enjoy the mouth watering breakfast at the resort. This day, you will enjoy the boat ride which becomes fascinating on the tranquil waters of Periyar Lake. More than its picturesque surroundings, Periyar is famous for its vast Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. This immense world of untamed creatures is frequented by visitors world over for its perfect geography, diverse wildlife and breathtaking scenic beauty. Here you’ll come across many wild animals including Indian Elephants, Monkeys, Barking Deer, Langurs, Indian Wild Doges, Leopards, Nilgiri Tahrs and Flying Lizards.
In the afternoon, you’ll visit the immensely sprawling fields of spice plantations like cinnamon, peeper, cardamom, tea, coffee, etc. Your dinner and overnight stay will be at the resort.
Day 05: Periyar – Kumarakom
After enjoying lip smacking breakfast at the resort, you’ll be taken to Kumarakom. Famously known as ‘Rice bowl of Kerala’, Kumarakom is a beautiful village that is more like a group of tiny islands. With nature’s bliss and vibrancy all around, Kumarakom bird sanctuary is spread across an area of 14 acres. Here, you will witness beautiful and awe-inspiring avi fauna created by Goddess of nature. You’ll see egrets, teal, darters, cuckoo, herons, waterfowl, wild duck, and certain migratory birds like the Siberian stork. After that, you’ll embark the luxurious houseboat and relish the pictorial scenery and tranquility of Kumarakom’s Vembanad Lake. Dinner and overnight stay will be served to you on board.
Day 06: Alleppey – Marari
After enjoying the delicious breakfast, the houseboat will proceed to Alleppey. You will ed-board at Alleppey, and then representative will transfer you to Marari Beach Resort. Rest of the day, you have at leisure. Relax and stroll around the beach carrying pristine charm. Dine lavishly at resort and retire for the night.
Day 07: Marari
Relish to your full the delectable breakfast at Marari resort. You have the full day at leisure. Bask in the brightness of sun, while lying down on the golden sands. Enjoy the beach activities or the wonderful facilities available at the resort. Your dinner and overnight stay will be at resort.
Day 08: Marari – Kochi
Enjoy the delicious breakfast at resort. Thereafter you’ll check out of resort and chauffeur will drive you to Kochi. Upon arrival in Kochi, company representative will transfer you to the airport from where you are to catch flight to your onward destination.
Thank you for visiting India. We expect you soon again!