Kerala Maharaja Holiday Tours
Exotic Beaches of Kerala
Duration: 8 Nights / 9 Days
Places Covered: Cochin - Periyar - Munnar - Kumarakom - Aleppey -
Day 1: Cochin
Transfer to hotel.
Afternoon sightseeing tour of Cochin including The Dutch Palace
at Mattancherry is renowned for its wall murals depicting scenes
from the Ramayana.
The Jewish Synagogue at the heart of what is locally called the
The St. Francis Church, the oldest European church in India. The
Santa Cruz Basilica originally built in 1557 by the Portuguese.
The Chinese fishing nets are huge cantilevered fishing nets believed
to have brought to Kochi by Chinese traders. Finally, the Willington
Island, named after Lord Willington, is the headquarters of the
Southern Naval Command of India.
Day 2: Cochin - Periyar
Morning drive on a scenic route dotted with plantations of rubber,
cardamom, cocoa, green pepper and areca nut, to the wildlife reserve
Arrive Periyar and check-in at hotel.
Rest of the day free for walk around in the peaceful town known
for various Spice and coffee plantations
Day 3: Periyar - Munnar
Early morning enjoy a boat ride on Lake Periyar to see wild
elephants. Afternoon drive to Munnar, the famous hill station of
Kerala. Arrive Munnar and check-in at hotel.
Day 4: Munnar
In Munnar Day is free to relax and to walk around. Munnar is
situated near the Anaimudi Peak, the highest peak in the Western
Day 5: Munnar - Kumarakom
Morning drive to Kumarakom near Kottayam and stay in one of
the backwater resorts. The panoramic backwaters here offer an ideal
retreat to enjoy nature at its best.
Day 6: Kumarakom - Aleppey
Morning drive a short distance before switching over to a boat
for a through many canals and waterways up to Aleppey.
The backwater cruise in a country boat is the best way to explore
the villages and rural life.
In Aleppey you will be taken aboard your floating houseboat, a different
boat with a bedroom and en-suite rest room for your comfort.
Enjoy unlimited surfing on backwaters, sip a coconut, get disturbed
by only the chirping of birds and occasional ripples in water and
savor mouthwatering delicacies prepared in front of you by your
Spend the night on board the houseboat. Enjoy a cruise on the backwater
through a maze of canals and lagoons and enjoy freshly caught fresh
water fish cooked to your taste on board.
Day 7: Aleppey - Trivandrum
Morning board your transport for an interesting drive to Trivandrum.
Afternoon sightseeing tour of Trivandrum, visiting the ancient temple
of Sri Padmanabhaswamy is one of the major attractions in the city
Napier Museum was built in 1880 and shows a harmonious blending
of Kerala, Mughal, Chinese and Italian architectural styles.
Sri Chitra Art Gallery has a good collection Tanjore, Mughal, and
Rajput schools of art. The Zoo in Thiruvananthapuram has many shady
and delightful walks.
Day 8: Trivandrum - Excursion
Full day return excursion to Cape Camorin, the southernmost
part of the Indian mainland. Visit the Vivekananda Memorial, which
is built about 400 meters offshore.
Day 9: Trivandrum
Transfer to airport for return flight.
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