Destination: Cochin – Munnar- Periyar – Kumarakom – Marari – Kovalam
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DAY 01 : ARRIVE COCHIN
Upon arrival in Cochin international Airport, you are met and transferred to your pre-booked hotel. Evening is relaxed and free for individual activities. Overnight at the Hotel.
DAY 02 : COCHIN
Morning we spent exploring the unexpected and isolated Jewish community. It was a main area for spice trading. Scores of small companies huddle together in old buildings, with the air filled of ginger, cardamom, cumin and clove scent. Local potters load carts of spices running up and down narrow lanes for transport. One street - long area is the Mattacncherry section, used to occupy virtually all Jewish homes, the oldest synagogue in the former British Empire. Cochin is one of the most fascinating cities of coastal south India. It is a city with indelible marks of Christian, Islamic, Hindu and Jewish traditions. The true character of the city us to be found in the older part of the Fort Cochin area which remains as it used to be a 1000 years ago. This part of the City reflects an unusual bled of medival Portuguese, Dutch and English life grafted on to the tropical Malabar coast. A unique feature here is isolated Jewish community, whose origins date back to AD 52. Evening we go to watch the famous Kathakali Dance Performance.
Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 03 : COCHIN - MUNNAR (BY SURFACE)
After breakfast, we continue our drive towards Munnar. Upon arrival check in at your pre-booked hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Munnar visiting the Tea gardens and spice plantations etc. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 04 : MUNNAR - PERIYAR (BY SURFACE)
After early morning breakfast we drive towards Periyar. Upon arrival, check into the Resort. Overnight at the Resort.
DAY 05 : PERIYAR
Today we take a jeep ride to a nearby spice plantation. Late afternoon take a boat ride on Lake Periyar to look for wild animals drinking or taking a dip in. Overnight at Resort.
DAY 06 : PERIYAR - KOTTAYAM (BY SURFACE) KOTTAYAM - KUMARAKOM (BY BACKWATER)
After breakfast, drive to the Kottayam to the jetty point to board the boat for backwater to Alleppey and then continue the drive to Kumarakom. Upon arrival at Kumarkom check into hotel. Overnight at the Hotel.
DAY 07 : KUMARAKOM
The day is for relaxing by the pool or taking a sunset cruise on a man - powered nice-boat. You may wish to visit the Ayurvedic centre for a herbal massage. In the Evening attend a demonstration of Kerala cuisine cooking. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 08 : KUMARAKOM - MARARI (BY SURFACE)
After breakfast drive Towards Marari - Mararikulam is one of the picturesque fishing villages that dot the lovely coastline of Kerala.This private, shallow beach is fringed with unending lines of coconut plams. Upon arrival check in at your pre booked beach Resort . Overnight at Resort .
DAY 09 : MARARI
Relax at Marari Beach Resort. Overnight at Resort.
DAY 10 : MARARI - KOVALAM (BY SURFACE) VIA TRIVANDRUM
After early morning breakfast we depart for Kovalam VIA Trivandrum , Kovalam is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world and is most people's idea of paradise: a lazy blue sea lapping against golden sands fringed by swaying palms. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 11 : KOVALAM
Day at Lesiure
DAY 12 : LEAVE KOVALAM
Transferred to Trivandrum airport to board flight for onward Journey.