9 Days / 8 Nights Munnar / Thekadi / Allepey / Kovalam / Kanyakumari / Trivandrum
Day 1 : (28.12.14) – Munnar – Pickup from Airport / Railway Station checkin hotel for freshup then proceed to Munnar. This beautiful hill station was once the summer capital of the British Government in India. The never ending vast expanse of tea plantations and the round the year moderate climate makes it a little haven for visitors. Visit to Rajamala- house of the highly endangered mountain goats – the Nilgiri Thars. Overnight stay at Munnar.
Day 2 : (29.12.14) – Munnar – Morning after break fast checkout from hotel then proceeding to Echo point and Mattupetty Dam. Speed boating facilities are available here. The dam is flanked by forests and vast expanse of grass land on one side and the Kundala tea plantation on the other. After noon visit pothamedu view point, blossom park. Overnight in Munnar.
Day 3 : (30.12.14) – Thekadi (Hillstation village): Morning after breakfast checkout from hotel then proceed to Thekkady, a small hill station village. By noon at the resort/ hotel in Thekkady. By evening at Periyar lake around which the sanctuary is built, for boating ( Extra Cost) . This is the only sanctuary in India where you can have the unique experience of viewing the wild life at close quarters from the safety of a boat. Overnight stay at Thekkady.
Day 4 : (31.12.14) – Thekadi – (wild life sanctuary & Spice plantation) After breakfast proceed for a spice plantation tour covering tea, coffee, tea, pepper and cardamom plantations. By noon back at the hotel . Afternoon at leisure. Evening visit the local spice market for garden fresh spices. Overnight stay at Thekkady.
Day 5 : (01.01.15) – Kovalam -Allepey – (Backwaters). Morning after breakfast checkout from hotel then proceed to Alleppey. By noon check in at the house boat (kettuvallam) in Alleppey for a 20 hour house boating through the legendary backwaters of Kerala. On the way you will witness a full range of lifes and activities and some mind blogging sceneries. Overnight in the house boat. House boat is a private boat with fully furnished spacious bath attached bed rooms, hygiene kitchen , dining area and private front deck to capture the beauty of the back waters.
Day 6 : (02.01.15) – Allepey – Kovalam – (International beach) – Morning after breakfast check out from the houseboat and proceed to Kovalam- the internationally renowned beach destination. Spend the rest of the day in the sandy beaches of Kovalam flanked by coconut groves on one side and Arabian sea on the other. Overnight stay at Kovalam..
Day 7 : (03.01.15) – Kovalam – Full day at leisure in Kovalam.
Day 8 : (04.01.15) – Kovalam – Kanyakumari – Morning after breakfast checkout from hotel then proceed to Kanyakumari. The southern tip of Indian sun continent. Visit Vivekananda Rock Memorial and witness the majestic sunset. Overnight at Kanyakumari.
Day 9 : (05.01.15) – Kovalam – (Capital City)- Morning after breakfast checkout from hotel then proceed to Trivandrum. Visit Napier Museum and Sri Padmanabha Swamy Temple in Trivandrum and proceed to Airport for onward journey.
Day 10 : (06.01.15) – Trivandrum – Trivandrum (Capital City). Morning after breakfast proceeds to Trivandrum airport / railway station for onward journey..