Glimpses Of Kerala



DAY 01 - ARRIVE COCHIN


Arrive Cochin international airport

Meeting and at the airport

Transfer by car to Fort Cochin and check in at your hotel

Rest of the day free to relax after the international flight

In the evening after a short introduction of Cochin and Kerala, visit Kathakali dance performance at the theatre

Dinner at an local restaurant

Overnight at the hotel in Cochin.



DAY 02 - COCHIN


Breakfast at the hotel

In the morning visit Dutch palace and The Synagogue

Walk through Jew Town

In the afternoon visit Chinese fishing nets and walk through Fort Cochin discovering that it is the first European city built outside Europe

On a clear day take a boat ride to view sun setting over Arbian sea

Overnight at the hotel in Cochin



DAY 03 - COCHIN / MUNNAR


Before breakfast, you will take the first zinger ferry across the island to see fishing harbour and the market

Return to your hotel

After breakfast leave for Munnar

Arrive Munnar late in the afternoon

Check in at the hotel

Overnight at the hotel in Munnar



DAY 04 - MUNNAR


Breakfast at the hotel

A local guide will then take you on a full day tour to a private tea plantaion

Spend time with tea estate workers, trying plucking tea leaves

You will then have lunch at a colonial tea estate manager's bungalow

Visit the tea factory

Return to Munnar where your hotel is loacted

Overnight at the hotel in Munnar



DAY 05 - MUNNAR / PERIYAR


Breakfast at the hotel

In the morning leave for Periyar

During the first part of the journey, you will drive through exotic tea plantations or you can take a detour and drive through Iduki dam

Arrive Periyar and check in at the hotel

In the evening visit Kalaripattu - an ancient martial arts performance at the theatre

Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Periyar



DAY 06 - PERIYAR


Breakfast at the hotel

In the morning take a three hour trek into the forests

Return to your hotel

During the day you will spend couple of hours with an elephant

In the after if you are interested, you can proceed on a boat ride over Lake Periyar

Evening enjoy a cooking lession with Chef Sheril - for sure he will teach you how to make good parotas

Overnight at the hotel in Periyar



DAY 07 - PERIYAR / ALLEPPEY


Breakfast at the hotel

In the morning leave for Alleppey

On the way you will visit an Island village

Explore the village, have lunch in a local guest house and then proceed by boat to explore the backwater life of Kerarla

Overnight at the hotel in Alleppey



DAY 08 - ALLEPPEY


Breakfast at the hotel

You have time to explore the Ayurvedic Massage of Kerala

Check out from the hotel and transfer to the house boat

Lunch on checkin

In the evening the boat will be anchored near a village

Dinner and overnight on board the house boat



DAY 09 - ALLEPPEY / COCHIN


Breakfast on board the house boat

Check out and transfer by car to Cochin

If you have time before the international flight, you can spend some time at Marari beach, go for a swim. If your international return flight is on Day 10 then you can take a hotel near the airport, to take some rest before your departure .



DAY 10 - DEPARTURE