Day 01: Arrival at Trivandrum
Upon arrival at Trivandrum, our representative will transfer you to
hotel in Trivandrum.
Day 02: Trivandrum /Alleppey
The best way to explore the spectacular beauty of Kerala is by
houseboats. The houseboats of Kerala are called Kettuvallam, which means
a boat made by tying together pieces of wood. It is interesting to note
that not a single nail is used in the making of a Kettuvallam. These
Kettuvalams have been adapted into luxuriously furnished houseboats. A
Kettuvallam usually has one or two bath attached rooms, an open lounge,
deck, kitchenette and a crew comprising two oarsmen and a cook. In the
houseboats, traditional lanterns are used for lighting. These houseboats
make the backwaters tour of Kerala more memorable. On the second day,
you will be driven to Thottapally and board a Houseboat. Enjoy your
lunch and dinner on board. Stay overnight on board the Houseboat,
traveling through the backwaters to Alleppey.
Day 03: Alleppey/Kumarakom
In the morning, you will disembark the Houseboat at Alleppey and drive
to Kumarakom. Kumarakom is a tourist paradise in Kerala. It is habitat
to several migratory birds, which are attracted by the availability of a
safe nesting area provided by the trees and a close source of food and
water, delivered by the Vembanad Lake. Stay overnight at Kumarakom
resort, on the banks of the backwaters
Day 04: Kumarakom/ Periyar
On the fourth day of the tour, you will be driven to Periyar. Periyar
is well known for its wildlife and the Periyar Lake. There is so much of
natural beauty to explore at Periyar. In the evening, enjoy a boat ride
at the Periyar Lake, looking for animals on the shores of the lake.
Overnight will be at Periyar.
Day 05: Periyar/Munnar
After exploring the wildlife and natural beauty of Periyar, you will
head for Munnar. Munnar is yet another beautiful destination, with peace
and tranquility spread all over the land. Munnar was the favored summer
resort of the erstwhile British rulers. Vast expanse of tea plantations,
pristine valleys and mountains, exotic species of flora and fauna in its
wild sanctuaries and forests, aroma of spice scented cool air, Munnar is
a perfect tourist destination. In the evening, visit the National Park
and take a tour to the tea plantations. Overnight will be at Munnar.
Day 06: Munnar/Cochin
After exploring the natural beauty of Kumarakom, Periyar and Munnar, its
time for you to head for Cochin. After reaching Cochin, you will for
afternoon city sightseeing. Main attractions at Cochin are Fort Cochin,
the Santa Cruz Basilica, a landmark of Cochin and a major tourist
attraction. Further, there is the St. Francis Church, the oldest
existing European church not only in Cochin, but also in India. Fort
Cochin also uses the famous Chinese nets, the best possible bet for
backwater fishing. Other places of tourist interest in Cochin are the
Dutch Palace at Mattancherry and the Paradeshi Synagogue. Enjoy a
Kathakali Dance performance in the evening. Stay overnight at Cochin.
Day 07: Cochin/Kovalam
After your breakfast you will be driven to Kovalam Beach to the
Ayurvedic Treatment Center. There are a number of beach resorts in and
around Kovalam. Kovalam was among the most prominent tourist spots in
India during the hippy era. Kovalam is an all time favorite among
foreign tourists. Of late Kovalam is finding a new significance in the
light of several Ayurvedic salons, and recuperation and regeneration
resorts, which provide a slew of Ayurvedic treatments for the tourists.
Overnight will be at Kovalam.
Day 08 to 14: Kovalam Ayurvedic Treatment Center
Over the next seven days, you will undergo the treatment programme as
advised by the Doctor.
Like all other good things, your date with Kerala also comes to an end
and you go back home with sweet and wonderful memories of your Kerala
stay. Transfer to Trivandrum airport for journey back home.