Kochi is a city in southwest India's coastal Kerala state. It has been a port since 1341, when a flood carved out its harbor and opened it to Arab, Chinese and European merchants. Sites reflecting those influences include Fort Kochi, a settlement with tiled colonial bungalows and diverse houses of worship. Its use of cantilevered Chinese fishing nets dates to the 13th century.
Here you can see St Francis Church, the oldest church in India. Winding streets, crammed with 500-year-old Portuguese houses, add to the quaint charm of Kochi. A Jewish community, whose roots go back to 1,000 AD, still maintains its 16th century synagogue. Mattancherry Palace was built by the Portuguese. Fort Cochin is one of the country’s largest ports and a major naval base. Here, one can still see the famous 14th-15th century cantilevered Chinese fishing nets.
Enjoy Kathakali, Kerala’s unique dance-drama. This spectacle of gods and demons acting out stories based on the three major Hindu Epics is, indeed, an emotional and breathtaking experience.
Munnar is amazingly beautiful hill station , established by the British and offers you to enjoy scenic vistas of natural beauty. As you pass through the thick forests, pepper cardamom, rubber plantation and lovely waterfalls, you will surly fall in love with the nature and will seduce your mind for romance.
Evening witness Kalaripayattu (Traditional Martial Art) Performance.
Explore wide variety of spices in Kerala. You may also shop few varieties. Travel by boat on the Periyar Lake to spot the elephants and avifauna for which this reserve is well known. Boat cruises and sunrise and sunset are particularly recommended.
This cluster of small picturesque islands around the Vembanad Lake, with its beautiful landscapes & scenic environs is a perfect holiday spot. The island is popular among honeymooners looking for peace & solitude. Thousands of migratory birds flock to this area every year. Bird watchers flock here each year to catch a glimpse of the various birds visiting the island.
Many other activities like Ayurvedic massage & therapies offered almost in all resorts.
Here one embarks Deluxe Houseboat. Relax and enjoy whilst the houseboat cruises through the waterways covering the vast stretch of backwaters.
Kovalam (Poor Island)
This morning after having your breakfast, check out the houseboat and continue your journey to your beach resort at Kovalam.
Trivandrum – Kanyakumari (Cape Comorin) – Kovalam
Trivandrum, a tropical city with temples, palaces, lively markets and streetlife. Sights to see whilst visiting Trivandrum include the Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple, the Napier museum, Chitralayam art gallery, Zoological gardens and reptile house, Kanakakunnu Palace, the Srimoolamthirunal Shasti Purthi memorial and the State Handicraft museum.
Kanyakumari (Cape Comorin) – the land’s end of India where the water of the Arabian Sea, The Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean meet, An important pilgrimage centre of India, it is famous for the Amman temple – a symbol of unity and sanctity – dedicated to the virgin goddess Kanyakumari.To its south-east lies the famous Vivekananda Rock Memorial, a blend of all the architectural styles of India .
- Package Inclusions
- Package Exclusions
- 11 Nights accommodation sharing twin room
- Daily buffet Breakfast & Dinner at all places except during stay in houseboat where all meals will be provided on board
- All transfers & tours using AC Vehicle
- Kathakali dance performance in Kochi
- Martial arts performance in Munnar
- Boat cruise in Pariyar Lake (Thekkady)
- Local English speaking guide during sightseeing
- Assistance on arrival & Departure at airport
- International and Domestic flights.
- Visa Fee for India & Airport taxes.
- Expense of personal nature like laundry, telephone calls, fax services, beverages (even during meals), camera fee and video charges at monuments.
- Insurances of any kind relating to Trip (Delay or Cancellation), Baggage (Lost or Damaged) and Medical (Medication, Consultation or Hospitalization).
- All services which are not mentioned in the “Trip Inclusions”.