Kerala Exotic Places


Trivandrum – Alleppey – Cochin – Munnar – Periyar – Kumarakom – Kovalam – Trivandrum

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  • An experience of backwater houseboat stay
  • Famous Kathakali dance show
  • Visit to Tea factory
  • Boat ride into the Periyar reserve national park
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Exotic Kerala

A Short tour of God’s own country – the backwaters, life and luxurious country of Kerala. Kochi, wherever the tour begins, may be a cluster of island, one among the best natural harbors within the world. It won’t to be the most important centre of trade with British, Arabs Chinese, Portuguese and Dutch. Even nowadays it remains the most commercialism centre of spices and food. Although it's Kerala’s most cosmopolitan town, the high-rise buildings and malls haven't nonetheless to overpower the distinctive attraction of its ancient mixture of cultures that continues to be pretty much apparent.

Kumarakom slumbers on the banks of the famed Vembanad Lake with its numerous canals, streams Associate in nursing distributaries that weave a tangled and enthrallingly stunning internet. Its undisturbed tranquility makes it a favorite with a massive variety of migratory birds United Nations agency also are attracted by the abundance of fish to be had. Viewpoint right along the shore gives glorious bird-watching opportunities that makes Kumarakom a preferred destination for enthusiasts.

The Periyar Tiger reserve round the man-made Periyar Lake is one among the sanctuaries that be Project Tiger. The in depth deciduous and evergreen forests yet because the grasslands that it embody support a spread of life. The elephant population, above all, has done well and is one among the largest attractions.

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    Upon arrival in Trivandrum, welcome at the airport and transfer to the port. Boarding on a comfortable deluxe houseboat (kettuvallam in the local language), the traditional means of locomotion of the backwaters, the composite set of canals, lakes, estuaries and delta dib en 44 rivers that converge in the Arabian Sea. Over 900 kilometers of this surprising aquatic and navigable labyrinth, an unusual observation point of the landscape and of everyday life that flows slowly. We head unhurried towards Alleppey (Alappuzha), through extraordinary compost scenery from tall palms to coconut, villages, and green rice crops .

  2. Day 02 ALLEPPEY / COCHIN (63 km, about 1 hour and a half)

    Upon arrival in Alleppey, disembarkation and continuation by land to Cochin (Kochi). Transfer to the hotel, accommodation in the afternoon available for shopping or relaxation. In the evening, Kathakali dance show, a traditional form of art that draws from the highest Indian apexes, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. The dancers wear elaborate costumes in bright colors and give the elephants body movements a complex facial mimicry of skilfully made-up faces.

  3. Day 03 COCHIN

    In the morning visit of Cochin, a fascinating city characterized by a complex mix of ranches and cultures, great stortic richness and excellent location. Visit the 16th century synagogue (closed on Saturdays), the Dutch palace (closed on Friday) which contains some of the most beautiful frescoes in the country, St. Francis church (closed on Sundays), the first European place of worship built in India . free afternoon. A tip: the colorful spice market could turn out to be a fantastic olfactory experience.

  4. Day 04 COCHIN / MUNNAR (145 km, approx. 4 hours)

    Transfer to Munner, excellent combination of spectacular peaks and crisp Montana air. Located in an individual position at 1520 meters above sea level, the town is one of the most impotent areas of cultivation of the precious tea in Kerala. The visit includes tea plants, the Eravikulam national park, kingdom of the now rare nilgiri tahr, a sort of Montana goat, the Rajamalai park, the High Range Club.

  5. Day 05 MUNNAR / PERIYAR (90 km, about 2 hours and a half)

    Transfer to Peryar and in the afternoon cruise on the lake within the national park which covers an area of 780 sq km. Elephants, bison, sambar, deer, monkeys, wild boars, flying squirrels, leopards and birds of many species live undisturbed in the dense rainforest, a fascinating world of gigantic trees, exotic flowers, intense colors.

  6. Day 06 PERIYAR / KUMARAKOM (115 km, about 3 hours and a half)

    Transfer to Kumarakom and in the afternoon exploration by boat of the backwaters, connection and exchange route and excellent observation point: beautiful landscapes, great quiet, small villages where life seems to continue in the same way as it was hundreds of years ago in an interesting setting.

  7. Day 07 KUMARAKOM / KOVALAM (270 km, about 6 hours and a half)

    Moving to Kovalam, palm-fringed coves, clean beaches, and the mighty waves of the Arabian Sea. Once a simple village of piercers, Kovalam is now one of the most renowned and active seaside resorts in India. Check-in at the hotel and free time for a swim or a relaxing massage.


    Transfer to Trivandrum airport and continuation to the next destination.

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