Tour Code: FIT/1293

Calming Kerala

7 Nights / 8 Days
Private Van Tour
Summer Special

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Cochin, India
  • Fort Kochi
  • Museum of Kerala History
  • Chinese Fishing Nets
  • Jewish Synagogue
Munnar, India
  • Mattupetty Dam
  • Echo Point
  • Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park
  • Tea Gardens & Museums
  • Kundala Lake
  • Blossom Park
Kovalam, India
  • Hawa Beach
  • Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam
  • Visit to Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kumarakom, India
  • Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
  • Half N Hour Sunset cruise on Vembanad Lake


  • 7 Breakfast
  • 7 Dinner

Day wise travel itinerary

  • Day 1 :Cochin
    Arrive Kochi (colonial name Cochin) meet the assistance and transfer to hotel. 
    Kochi (colonial name Cochin) 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.’  Informally, Cochin is also referred to as the Gateway to Kerala.
    On arrival check into the hotel. 
    Dinner & Overnight stay at Cochin.

    • Dinner
  • Day 2 :Cochin - Munnar (130 kms , 5hrs)
    Today morning after breakfast check out early and drive to Munnar. 
    Visit sightseeing of Cochin covering Chinese Fishing Net : The Chinese Fishing Nets in Kochi are often regarded as one of the most picturesque sights in Kochi. Legends tell that these nets were originally brought down from the royal courts of Kublai Khan, the great Chinese emperor and introduced in 14th century by Zheng He, a Chinese explorer to the local fisherman in Kochi.
    Fort Kochi :  the ancient Fort Kochi is where you can get acquainted with Kerala’s rich history, culture, and heritage. This fort exhibits the traits of the different cultures of English, Dutch and Portuguese infused in its age-old architecture

    Jewish Synagogue : The Jewish Synagogue in Kochi is the oldest of its kind in the Commonwealth of Nations. The synagogue was originally built in 1568 and later restored by the Dutch. The synagogue has a gold pulpit as well as hand-painted, willow-pattern floor tiles that were imported from China. An exquisitely beautiful Belgian chandelier illuminates the synagogue and the unique clock tower further adds to its charm.
    Timings: 10 :00 am – 12 :00 pm &  3:00 pm – 5 :00 pm (closed on Saturdays)
    Entry fee : INR 10 per person
    Later drive to Munnar was the summer resort of the British and now is one of the most popular hill stations in Kerala. Enjoy the stunning view of the Cardamom hills & greenery of the Tea plantations.
    Near Munnar town photostop at Attukad waterfalls & Pothamedu view point. On reaching Munnar visit Tata Tea Museum : Tata Tea Museum is one of the significant sightseeing spots in Munnar. It is home to exclusive exhibits like traditional tea roller known as ‘Rotorvane’ used for processing of CTC tea; the biggest delight for tea lovers is the fascinating experience of plucking tea leaves and tasting different types of tea.
    Timings : 9:00 am – 4:00 pm  All days (Closed on Monday)
    Entry fee : INR 75 per adult, INR 35 per child
    Later check into the hotel. 
    Dinner & Overnight stay at Munnar.

    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
  • Day 3 :Munnar
    Today morning After Breakfast, take a  full day sightseeing tour of Munnar, Covering  
    Eravikulam National Park : is located in the Kannan Devan hills of Munnar. The national park is famous for endangered Nilgiri Tahr. The Rajamalai region of the park is open to the public and from here; the exotic Nilgiri Tahr can be viewed. The Rajamalai region falls under the tourism zone of the area. The forest spread over an area of 97 sq km is divided into; core area, buffer area and tourism area. Core area and buffer area is not open to the public. 
    Timings : 7:00 am – 6:00 pm  All days
    Entry fee : INR 125 per adult, INR 95 per child, INR 420 for foreign nationals
    Its advisable to book in advance online -
    (Note : Eravikulam National Park will be closed from February  to March every year for the two months due to the calving season of Nilgiri Tahr.)

    Kundala Lake :  Kundala dam is an artificial dam, Asia’s first arch dam. Though it pulls with its serenity and beauty, you could be lucky to spot the rare Neelakurinji flowers, which blossom once in 12 years in the adjacent hills and valleys of Kundala Lake. Boating in Kundala offers options of pedal boating, row boating and shikara rides. Shikara boat ride is famous here.
    Timings : 9:00 am – 5:00 pm  All days
    Entry fee : INR 10 per
    (Boating charges : INR 350 for 15 minutes

    Mattupetty dam : Mattupetty Dam and the lake are beautiful scenic spots of Munnar, located near Anamudi peak and surrounded by tea plantations, spice gardens and rolling hills. The dam area is also an ideal picnic spot and a lovely trekking path. The District Tourism Promotion Council runs boating facilities in Mattupetty Lake, you can choose from speedboats and motorboats.
    Timings : 9:00 am – 5:00 pm  All days
    Entry fee : INR 10 per 
    (Boating charges : INR 500 for 15 minutes in a speedboat shared by 1 to 5 people)

    Carmelagiri Elephant Park : How about an elephant safari, that too in the rocky topography of Munnar? It’s fun for kids and adults alike to have a ‘haathi mere saathi’ moment at Carmelagiri Elephant Park. Located on Mattupetty Road, the park is one of the popular Munnar tourist attractions and offers short elephant rides of 10-15 minutes. 
    Timings : 9:00 am – 5:00 pm  All days
    Entry fee : INR 1150 per adult for the elephant ride

    Blossom Park : This exotic piece of land has fresh flowers, Muthirappuzha river, lush green landscape, embracing migratory waterbirds, and mountain butterflies, It has a vast stretch of landscaped mounts, gardens, artificial waterfalls & lawns, that offer a wide range of facilities to make visitors feel relaxed and rejuvenated all at a same time. The facilities offered here are adventure trails, boating, nature walks, bird watching, roller skating, badminton, etc. The best time to visit this beautiful place is between the months of December and February, when the surroundings become more beautiful with a blanket of greenery layering every part of the hill station.
    Timings : 9:00 am – 7:00 pm  All days
    Entry fee : INR 10 per adult, INR 2 per child (activity cost extra)
    Evening return to the hotel. Dinner & Overnight stay at the  Munnar. 
    (The itinerary changes as per your time, schedule and the hotel area which you stay in)
    (Entry fees & activity cost to be paid directly wherever applicable )

    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
  • Day 4 :Munnar - Kumarakom (160 Kms , 4 Hrs)
    Today Morning after Breakfast check out and drive to  Kumarakom - It is popularly known as the ‘Venice of East’, this exotic backwater village consists of a cluster of island villages in and around the Vembanad Lake.  Kerala offers some world best Ayurvedic treatments, giving you a complete relaxation of mind, body & soul. You can try the same at the resort at additional cost.

    On arrival at Kumarkom/Alleppey check into the hotel. 
    Rest of the day at leisure or enjoy resorts facilities.   
    Evening you can enjoy sunset cruise on Vembanad Lake. 
    Dinner and Overnight stay at the hotel in Kumarakom.
    (The itinerary changes as per your time, schedule and the hotel area which you stay in)
    (Entry fees & activity cost to be paid directly wherever applicable )

    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
  • Day 5 :Kumarakom
    Today Morning after Breakfast go for a village walk.  
    Later visit Kottayam city for some shopping of famous silk sarees of south india. 
    Afternoon return to the hotel. 
    The peaceful glory of Kumarakom is enjoyed best by soothening of senses and relaxation of mind, body, and soul. Indulge in some good ayurvedic spa treatments in the hotel(at additional cost). In the evening enjoy the beautiful, charming and alluring sun setting on the horizon. Do not miss to see it in the evening time, the perfect sunset will be there for just five minutes, you got to see this on perfect timing.
    One can also enjoy the Kathakali Show and Kalaripayattu - a traditional martial art form of Kerala, performed by local artists.
    Dinner and Overnight stay at the hotel in Kumarakom.

    (The itinerary changes as per your time, schedule and the hotel area which you stay in)
    (Entry fees & activity cost to be paid directly wherever applicable )

    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
  • Day 6 :Kumarakom - Kovalam/ Poovar (165 kms, 5 hrs)
    Today morning after Breakfast check out early and drive to Kovalam/Poovar.

    Kovalam : breathtakingly beautiful – a heaven of peace and tranquility an idyllic touristdestination in God’s own country. Backed by precipitously mounting headlands and covered by fertilecoconut palms, the beaches, especially the southernmost part of lighthouse beach, is a magnificent beach destination located only 19 kms, from the Trivendrum city.

    Poovar : The origin of the name "Poovar" has a story related to Marthanda Varma (king of Tranvancore). Before that it was called Pokkumoosapuram. During internal riots in Travancore and while escaping from the Ettuveetil Pillamar (Lords of the Eight Houses), the king reached Poovar. It was a spring season and the trees on either sides of the Neyyar River were full of flowers. These flowers fell into the river making it more attractive. On seeing this pleasant scenery, Marthanda Varma commented that this was poo-var, a conjunction of the Malayalam words for "flower" and "river". Poovar forms an estuary - the wide part of a river at the place where it joins the sea.

    On arrival in Kovalam visit Light house beach to enjoy some water sports activities. The water activities which are offered by the sports clubs include parasailing, snorkelling, windsurfing and backwater cruise.
    Activities offered : Snorkelling, Parasailing, Wind Surfing, Back Water Cruise
    Cost of Activity : Jet Skiing- Rs 450 onwards, Parasailing- Rs 1000 , Snorkelling- Approx Rs 2500 per dive

    Time required : Jet Skiing- 10 to 15 mins, Parasailing- 5 to 10 mins Snorkelling- Approx 30 mins
    On arrival check into hotel. Dinner & Overnight stay at Kovalam / Poovar. 
    (The itinerary changes as per your time, schedule and the hotel area which you stay in)
    (Entry fees & activity cost to be paid directly wherever applicable )

    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
  • Day 7 :Kovalam / Poovar
    Today morning after Breakfast visit the places in Trivendrum.
    Shri Padmanabhswamy Temple : Shri Padmanabhaswamy temple exhibits exceptionally beautiful architecture which is a blend of Tamil and authentic Kerala style. Featuring elegantly carved walls and mesmerizing aura of serenity, this place is indeed a holy abode. 
    Women has to wear saree inside the temple while men should be dressed in a Dhoti.
    Timings: Morning hours: 3:30 AM – 4:45 AM (Nirmalya Darshanam), 6:30 AM – 7:00 AM, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM, 11:45 AM – 12 PM. Evening hours: 5:00 PM – 6:15 PM, 6:45 PM – 7:20 PM.

    Napier Museum : Halcyon Castle, also known as Napier Museum, was built in 1932 by Sri Rama Varma Valiya Koil Thampuran as a summer retreat. Sri Rama Varma sold this palace to Kerala Government in 1964. One can visit the palace to see the architecture.

    Later visit Kanyakumari (Optional cost) : Kanyakumari 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.

    Places to see in Kanyakumari.
    Vivekananda Rock Memorial – An iconic monument, the Vivekananda Rock Memorial consists of two main structures. An exciting ferry ride takes the visitors to the small rock island.
    Thiruvalluvar Statue – The beautiful statue is dedicated to the successful poet and philosopher Thiruvalluvar. Perched upon a 38-foot pedestal, the statue is an important landmark in the coastal town.
    Gandhi Mandapam – Built to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation, Gandhi Mandapam is the place where his ashes were kept before immersing them in the water. It is interesting to note that the monument is meticulously designed so that the sun rays on every 2nd October falls exactly on the same place where the ashes were kept.
    Kanyakumari Temple – Fondly known as the Bhagvaty Amman Temple, the shrine is one of the 108 Shakti Peeths of the Hindu Goddess.
    Kanyakumari Beach – An ideal place to spend quality time with family and friends, the Kanyakumari Beach offers amazing views of the sunrise, sunset, Vivekananda Memorial, the lighthouse and confluence of the Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea.
    Evening return to the hotel. Dinner & Overnight stay at Kovalam / Poovar.
    (The itinerary changes as per your time, schedule and the hotel area which you stay in)
    (Entry fees & activity cost to be paid directly wherever applicable )

    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
  • Day 8 :Kovalam/ Poovar - Trivendrum (25 kms )

    Today morning after Breakfast check out from and drive to Trivandrum Airport for your flight to your home town. You return back with wonderful memories of God’s Own Country.

    • Breakfast
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