Destination: Kochi (Cochin) - Periyar -Gavi - Vagamon - Alappuzha (House boat) - Kochi - Kovalam
DAY 01 : Arrive Cochin
Arrival at Kochi Airport and transferred to your pre-booked Hotel. Afternoon enjoy a cruise on the backwaters to see the Chinese fishing nets. Visit Fish market, this place is famous for fishes caught by the Chinese nets. If you like you can select from the fresh catch of the time and taste it prepared in different styles. Overnight at Hotel .
DAY 02 : Cochin
Morning Sightseeing of Old Kochi. The colonial influence of Kochi becomes evident when we visit the Jewish Synagogue, built in 1567, housing the Grand Scrolls of the Old Testament and the Dutch Palace, with its 17th century murals of the Ramayana. We also visit St Francis' Church, where Vasco da Gama, the voyager who rediscovered India for Europe (Columbus having failed) was first buried. This evening we attend a Kathakali performance, a traditional dance of Kerala or Kalarippayatte, a traditional martial art of Kerala. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 03 : Cochin - Periyar Game Sanctuary (by surface)
After breakfast, drive to Periyar. The areas passing through are definitely picturesque and will be a treat to the eyes. Reach Periyar, The pride of Kerala and a testimony to nature's splendor. The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is situated on the banks of the Periyar Lake. Upon arrival check into your pre-booked Hotel. Rest of the day enjoy nature. Over night at Hotel.
DAY 04 : Periyar - Gavi (by surface)
Morning boating at Periyar Lake. After this Jeep will be arranged to drive to Gavi, A New forest Destination. After we enter the forest the roof of the jeep will be opened to see the wild life. All through the ride you can watch animals on both side of the track from this open jeep. Reach Gavi and overnight at Hotel
DAY 05 :
Trekking starts from Gavi located in the middle of the evergreen forest. Cross the lake and proceed to Meenar. This will take around 4 to 5 hours. Tent pitching and camp overnight. Guides and porters will follow you all along the trek. Overnnight at Tent.
DAY 06 : Gavi - Vagamon (by surface)
Trek starts from Meenar camp and proceed towards Chenthamara Kokka passing through Sholas typical grass lands of the Western Ghats of Kerala. Then drive back to Vandiperiyar by Jeep (2 hrs drive) and from there car will take you Vagamon (2 hrs drive). Check in at Resort. Overnight at Resort
DAY 07 : Vagamon
Engage in different activities like Spice plantation visit, bathing in mountain streams, visit to near by ashram (meditation center), bird and butterfly watching etc. Overnight at Resort.
DAY 08 : Vagamon - Alappuzha - Houseboat
Morning drive to Pallathuruthy to Board House Boat . Overnight at HouseBoat.
DAY 09 : Houseboat - Cochin - Kovalam (by surface)
Disembark house boat and drive to Kovalam for beach holidays. Overnight at Resort.
DAY 10 : Kovalam
Day at leisure
DAY 11 : Kovalam
Day at leisure
DAY 12 : Leave Kovalam
Transfer to Trivandrum Airport to board flight for onward Journey.