Kerala or as the locals say, God’s own country is a very hospitable state and has the country’s highest literacy rate of over 97%. People are very hardworking and honest. Kerala is home to some excellent beaches and spas. Its famous for its eco-tourism policy. Besides the traditional massages you will also find a lot of jute plantation and spice plantation here. Then backwaters area of Kerala is part of the Eco-tourism ideology of sustaining tourism and the environment. You have the opportunity to spend a night or two on the famous houseboats and pass through the various water channels and see and glimpse daily life of the people in this region. Cochin has a strong influence of Dutch, Portuguese and French influence here, but except for this city, culturally there is nothing of cultural importance to see in the whole state. Its more for a relaxed holiday and to enjoy nature and serenity. Its also home to Periyar National Park, the biggest National Park in this region.
Day 01: Mumbai
Arrival at Mumbai Airport, meeting and transfer to your Hotel. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 02: Mumbai – Cochin
After Breakfast, we transfer to the Airport to connect flight to Cochin. Upon arrival at Cochin transfer to your Hotel. In the afternoon we visit the Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue and the Chinese Fishing Nets. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 03: Cochin- Periyar
After Breakfast, we leave for Periyar. Upon arrival check into your Hotel. In the afternoon we visit the Periyar National Park on Boat. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 04: Periyar – Kumarakom
After Breakfast we leave for Kumarakom. En-route you will see a major Spice Plantation. Upon arrival check into your Hotel. The afternoon is free for walking to see various species of birds. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 05: Kumarakom – Alleppey
After Breakfast we take a backwater cruise from Kottayam to Alleppey. Upon arrival at Alleppey, this night will be spent on the Houseboat.
Day 06: Alleppey –Poovar
After Breakfast we leave for Poovar. This is one of the rare places where the Backwaters and the sea come together. Upon arrival check into your Hotel. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 07: Poovar
After Breakfast, you have a full day of leisure at the beach. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 08: Poovar
After Breakfast, you have another full day of leisure at the beach. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 09: Poovar – Trivandrum – Mumbai
After Breakfast, we leave for a short visit of Trivandrum Museum and then transfer to the Airport for flight to Mumbai. Upon arrival at Mumbai proceed for a short visit of the City. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 10: Mumbai
Transfer to the Airport for Home destination.