Wellness Tour South
Wellness Tour South
Kerala: With the Arabian Sea in the west, the Western Ghats towering 500-2700 ms in the east and networked by 44 rivers, Kerala enjoys unique geographical features that have made it one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Asia. An equable climate. A long shoreline with serene beaches. Tranquil stretches of emerald backwaters. Lush hill stations and exotic wildlife. Waterfalls. Sprawling plantations and paddy fields. Ayurveda health holidays. Enchanting art forms. Magical festivals. Historic and cultural monuments. An exotic cuisine... All of which offer you a unique experience. And what's more, every one of these charming destinations is only a two hour drive from the other. A singular advantage no other destination offers.
On arrival at Cochin airport you will be transferred to your pre-booked hotel. . Cochin is the commercial and industrial capital of Kerala. Popularly called as the “Queen of Arabian Sea”. The excursions around Cochin are equally fascinating experiences. Some of the well known places include Willington Island, St. Francis church, Jewish synagogue (closed on all Fridays, Saturdays and all Jewish holidays),Dutch Palace(Closed on all Fridays & Saturdays), The Chinese fishing nets and the famous Fort Kochi.
Overnight stay at Cochin
Day 02: Cochin- Munnar (140kms/04 hrs)
After breakfast from hotel you will be proceed to Munnar. Munnar - A misty, lush green hill station up in the Annamalai range of Kerala, Munnar is a tea plantation centre. Tea gardens, some of the highest in the world. Cool climes and mist shrouded tea plantations are the real attractions of Munnar. On arrival Check into the hotel and day free for leisure . Overnight at Munnar
After Breakfast proceed for a short sightseeing tour of Munnar covering Mattupetty Lake, Echo Point & Tea plantations, Eravikulam National Park, tea Museum (Closed on Monday and closing time is 4 P.M)
Mattupetty Lake and Dam is a popular picnic spot with visitors. The lake and dam surrounded by wooden hills and tea plantations, makes a great view. Boating is also allowed here.
Munnar’s top attraction is its scenic tea gardens and is top priority on any travel itinerary in this area. There are around 30 tea estates, all are privately owned but most estate managers will allow visitors to wander around the estate for free
Evening back to resort for overnight stay at Munnar
Day 04:-Munnar – Thekkady (110kms-04hrs approx)
Today after your breakfast you will proceed to Thekkady also known as Periyar famous for the “Periyar National Park” and “Tiger Reserve”. On arrival you will check in to your hotel. then proceed for Spice plantation visit where you can witness rare spice plants & how they are grown and produced. You can then visit the beautiful Periyar Lake surrounded by plush green forests. You can go for boating in the Periyar Lake (Optional). In the evening you will return to hotel.
Overnight stay at Thekkady
Day 05: Thekkady- Alappuzha Houseboat (135 Kms, 4 hrs)
Alappuzha formally known as Alleppey. Alappuzha is one of the Major backwater destination in Kerala. Alappuzha is often called as “the Venice of the East”, behind stretch the Polder Lands of Kuttanad. The meaning of Alappuzha- The land between the sea and a network of rivers falling into it evokes a sense of romance and beauty. Morning after breakfast check out from your resort and proceed to Alappuzha. Check into your houseboat, Houseboat takes a fascinating cruise towards the backwaters.(House boat will move from 12:00 hrs. noon to 17:00 hrs. evening and morning 07:00 hrs. to 10:00 hrs). Overnight at Houseboat.
Day 06: Alleppey - Kumarakom (30 Kms, 30 mins)
Kumarakom lies on the banks of the beautiful Vembanad Lake. It is an enchanting picnic spot and provides boating, fishing and sightseeing experiences that are truly exhilarating. The slender coconut palms, paddy fields, meandering lagoons and backwaters are the central attractions. Morning after breakfast check out from your houseboat and proceed to Kumarakom. Upon arrival check into backwater facing resort. Afternoon free to visit bird sanctuary. Evening back to your resort and Overnight at Kumarakom.
Day 07 : Alleppey - Kovalam (185 Kms, 5 HRs)
Kovalam is about 16 kms from Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of Kerala state. Kovalam has three crescent beaches formed by rocks projecting the Arabian Sea. Kovalam is a sheltered natural bay, its Shark free waters is fringed with Coconut groves and miles of fine stand. Morning after breakfast check out from your houseboat and proceed to Kovalam. Upon arrival check into your hotel. Day free for beach and own activities. Overnight at Kovalam.
Day 08: Kovalam
Morning after breakfast day free for Thiruvananthapuram city tour. Evening back to your resort and Overnight at Kovalam. .
Day 09: Kovalam– Kanyakumari (100 Kms, 2 Hrs)
Kanyakumari, The Cape Comorin is the confluence point of three oceans - The Bay of Bengal, The Arabian Sea and The Indian Ocean. Apart from this, it is also pilgrim center, renowned for its exotic sunrises and sunsets over the horizon. One of the unique features of Kanyakumari is the multicolored sand found on its beach.
Morning after breakfast proceed to Kanyakumari, check into your hotel. Day free to visit Vivekananda rock memorial & Gandhi memorial. Evening after seeing the sunset back to your hotel and Overnight at Kanyakumari
Day10: Kanyakumari Departure
Morning after breakfast you will be drop at Kanyakumari .