Destination:Trivandrum - Kovalam - Periyar - Kumarakom - Cochin
Day 01 : Arrival Cochin
Greeted by Our representative and driven to Kovalam, one of the most popular beach destinations in Kerala. Check into your hotel. Kovalam consists of three adjacent rescent beaches separated by rocky headlands, of which the southernmost, Lighthouse Beach, is the most famous. The Azure waters and favourable climate make Kovalam a favourite year-round destination for beach lovers. In the evening enjoy a romantic massage and a omplimentary bottle of champagne. Overnight at the Resort. (Vehicle at disposal)
Day 02 : Kovalam
Day at leisure on the beach. Overnight at the Resort. (Vehicle at disposal)
Day 03 : Kovalam - Houseboat
Drive to Allepey to embark on your private houseboat and cruise on the Backwaters, a splendid area full of canals, lakes and coves. Your houseboats or 'Kettuvalloms' are luxurious boats with well appointed bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms. For this special occasion we will deck the entire boat with flowers. You can sunbathe on the deck or observe the palm fringed landscape from your cabins. Apart from the mesmerizing surroundings it's the life along the coast that makes this a fascinating experience. The locals travel in canoes and you will find vegetable sellers, fishermen and other traders bringing household goods, door to door in small wooden boats. As you cruise along the backwaters you can ask your captain to stop at villages, paddy fields and other places enroute. In the evening, enjoy a romantic candlelight dinner with champagne. Overnight on board.
Day 04 : Houseboat - Periyar
)Disembark in the morning and drive to Periyar an area known for its undulating hills, spice plantations, and elephant sightings. One of the 27 tiger reserves in India, the Periyar valley in Thekkady is the oldest. Check into your hotel. You could go on a spice plantation tour today where you will be enticed by the aroma of spices like cinnamon, cardamom, pepper and nutmeg. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the resort.
Day 05 : Periyar
Today morning you can go for an escorted jungle trek. In the evening visit a Kalaripayattu center. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 06 : Periyar - Kumarakom
Drive to Kumarakom, the enchanting backwater region of Kerala and check into your hotel. The labyrinthine network of rivers, canals, streams and lagoons that form the famed backwaters offer stunning views and is an ideal place for a romantic getaway. Day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 07 : Kumarakom
Day at leisure in Kumarakom. In the evening enjoy a sunset cruise on the magnificent Vembanad Lake. Overnight at the resort.
Day 08 : Kumarakom - Cochin
Today you could go for an optional sightseeing tour to explore the many fascinating highlights of Cochin which include - The Jewish Synagogue in what is locally called the Jew Town, St. Francis Church which is the oldest European Church in India, the Santa Cruz Basilica built in 1557 by the Portuguese, the Dutch Palace, the spice market and the 15th century Chinese fishing nets believed to have been brought by Chinese traders. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 09 :Cochin
Day at leisure in Cochin. Watch a romantic Bollywood flick today and experience the magic of the song and dance in an Indian movie. You could spend your last day in Cochin shopping in the bustling part of Ernakulum. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 10 : Cochin - Departure
Departure transfer to the airport for onward flight.