Warm welcome to Kollam, the gateway to the backwater tourism in Kerala, a historical city that was a haven for many who made odysseys in the expanse of the world. It is the land that houses Amithapuri the abode of the Amma of the world.
7 Nights & 8 Days Trivandrum – Kovalam – Kollam – Alappuzha – Thekkady - Munnar - Cochin (or Viceversa).
Trivandrum Airport - Kovalam On Arrival at Trivanduram Airport you will be welcomed by our tour executive and transferred to the beach resort at Kovalam, Rest of the day leisure at beach, Overnight at Kovalam Hotel.
Kovalam Morning after breakfast start to a full day sightseeing at Trivandrum city to visit Museum, Art gallery, Sri Padmanabha Temple etc, Overnight at Kovalam Hotel.
Morning after breakfast Depart for a day tour to Kanyakumari, On the way visit the famous Padmanabhapuram palace and sucheendram temple, Over Night at Kovalam Hotel.
Kovalam – Kollam Morning after breakfast check out Kovalam beach resort and drive to Kollam to Check in to a deluxe houseboat and start 01Night cruise, the world famous backwater route in kerala. The house boat has fully furnished with attached bathroom, Living room and a kitchen. Also Enjoy the typical Kerala Style food dishes prepared onboard and stay overnight in Houseboat.
Alappuzha – Thekkady Morning after breakfast check out from Houseboat and drive to Thekkady, On arrival check in to the Hotel. Afternoon go for boat cruise in the Periyar wild life sanctuary, its home to bison, wild elephant, languor, the great Indian tiger etc…. Evening you can experience a Kathakali/ Kalari show or just walk for shopping in a Garden fresh spice market .Overnight at the Thekkady hotel.
Thekkady – Munnar Morning after breakfast check out Thekkady and drive to Munnar, On arrival check in to the Hotel and Evening stroll through the tea estates, tea museum/ Pothamedu. Overnight at Munnar hotel.
Munnar Morning after breakfast drive to a full day sightseeing in Munnar which includes the Raja Malai & Eravikulam National park- a top peak of Munnar where you can see Neel Thar (mountain goats), Echo point, Muttupetty dam & Lake- you can also enjoy boating in the Lake (optional). Overnight at Munnar Hotel.
Munnar - Cochin Morning after breakfast check out Munnar resort and drive to Cochin, Rest of the day sightseeing at Fort cochin and Mattanchery, Evening sunset boat cruise, Night Shopping and Overnight at Cochin Hotel.
Cochin airport Morning after breakfast check out from Hotel and proceeding to Cochin airport.
Munroe Island: This beautiful small village is surrounded by Ashtamudi Lake and Kallada River. Blessed with a number of criss-cross canals and zigzag water channels, this Island plays a host to so many migratory birds from various countries around the world. Coir making is a home industry to almost all the village living people. It is very interesting to watch the coir making by the village ladies with the help of weaving Wheels. They make the coir ropes by hand. In addition to this, on the way, you can see the process of extracting coconut oil from the "copra" [dried coconut]. Among the routine traditional engagements, duck, poultry farm and prawn breeding are common in all houses.
Programme: 45 minutes journey by vehicle to Munroe Island and 3 hours Village Backwater cruise on a typical country boat through the Narrow canals & Channels.
Attractions: Narrow canals, Village life, Coir making, Boat building, Fishing Operations, Migratory Birds, Spice Plants.
we are undertaking/ assisting all homestay/ Resort reservations.