Classical Tour of Kerala
Duration: 09 Nights/ 10 Days
Places to Visit: Trivandrum> Kovalam > Kollam> Alleppey> Kumarakom >Periyar > Munnar > Iddukki > Silent Valley
Day-01 : TrivandrumOn your arrival at Trivandrum Airport/ Railway Station you will be greeted by our Kerala Backwater Tour representative after receiving. Check-in to the hotel at Trivandrum. We will take you for a short sightseeing of Trivandrum. Take pleasure of seeing the Napier Museum, Kuthiramalika Museum, Sri Padmanabha Temple. At evening, relax at on the beach. Stay overnight at the hotel in Trivandrum.
Day 02 : KovalamDuring the second day of Kerala popular tour, you will be drive to Kovalam after the morning breakfast. Check-in to hotel at Kovalam. Enjoy rest of the day at leisure on the beach at Kovalam. Explore the scene of Arabian waves embracing virgin sands in Kerala -Gods own country. You can unwind yourself with an invigorating Ayurvedic massage. It will definitely make your vacation a memorable one. Overnight stay arrangement will be at the hotel in Kovalam.
Day 03 : Kovalam- KollamCheck-out from hotel and drive to Kollam early in the morning. On reaching at Quilon (popular as Kollam), you will be check in at hotel. Kollam is also known as the "Gateway to Kerala's Backwaters." You can enjoy a trip to Alumkadavu, the Houseboat jetty closest to Quilon. Overnight stay arrangement will be at the hotel in Quilon.
Day 04 : Kollam- AlleppeyCheck-out from hotel after morning breakfas t and start journey for Alleppey. Alleppey is identified as ‘Venice of the East' because of the narrow canals and backwaters. It is one of the beautiful backwater houseboats places in the world. Check in to hotel on reaching to Alleppey. Sit back and relax while the boat travels through the narrow serene backwater canals. Enjoy the soothing experience of twinkling stars at night. Enjoy a mind blowing overnight stay on House Boat in Alleppey.
Day 05 : Alleppy- KumarakomCheck-out from hotel after morning breakfast and, board a houseboat and start for Kumarakom on the houseboat. Check-in to the hotel on arrival at Kumarakom and after some rest visit the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary and other tourist attraction places. At evening, go for Sunset cruise (optional) or enjoy the beauty of backwater by just relaxing near Vembanadu Lake or enjoy your free time. Overnight stay arrangement will be at the hotel in Kumarakom.
Day 06 : Kumarkom- PeriyarCheck out from Hotel after morning breakfast and later our representative will drive you to Thekkady (120 KM / 4 Hrs). You can enjoy your this drive by seeing panoramic western ghat hills covered with spice plantations and occasional view of water falls and streams. Your check-in arrangement will be made in hotel on your arrival at Thekkady. Take rest for a while. After some rest at late afternoon you can see and experience the exceptional view of calm crystal clear Periyar Lake, whistles of birds and murmurings of wild animals. Stay overnight at hotel/ wildlife resort in Thekkady.
Day 07 : Periyar- MunnarCheck out from hotel after morning breakfast. In seventh day of Kerala Popular Tour, you will be drive to Munnar. On arrival at Munnar, your check-in arrangement will be made at hotel. Munnar is south India's highest peak (Anamudi- 2695mts). You can enjoy seeing beautiful streams, small water falls, Rubber, Pepper cardamom and Tea plantations and thick forests, throughout the journey. You will see Eravikulam National Park, Nilgiri Tahr (Hermitragus Hylcrious), the mountain goat of South India, Mattupatty dam, mind-blowing hills sleeping under green carpet (Tea Gardens), Echo Point, Kundale Lake, Blossom Garden, Rajamalai, & Tea Plantation. You can also enjoy boating in the Lake (optional). Your overnight stay arrangement will be made at hotel in Munnar.
Day 08 : Munnar –IdukkiCheck out from Hotel after morning breakfast and we will drive you to Idukki where you will see Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary. Check in to the hotel, on arrival at Idukki. Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary owns a picturesque lake encircling the sanctuary roofed by a captivating awning of tropical ever-green forests. You will enjoy seeing deciduous trees. Elephants, bisons, bear, wild boars, wild dogs, jungle cats, tiger, wild boar, different species of snakes including cobra, viper, kraits etc. You will also see Idukki Arch Dam. Enjoy evening as your free time. Stay overnight in hotel/ wildlife resort at Idukki.
Day 09 : Idukki- Silent ValleyCheck out from hotel after morning breakfast and later you will be transferred to Silent Valley National Park Situated in the Kundali Hills. Check in to the hotel and after some rest, enjoy the wildlife tour. You will see verities of wild life such as tigers, deer, and mammals peculiar to the South Indian Peninsula, such as the Nilgiri langur, Malabar giant squirrel, lion-tailed macaque, flying squirrel and civet cat. You will also see enviable variety of birds such as the Malabar Hornbill, Great Indian Hornbill, hoopoes, tree pie, barbets, crow pheasant, woodpeckers, rollers, kingfishers and parakeets. Enjoy watching India's last tract of tropical evergreen rain forests. Stay overnight in hotel/ wildlife resort at Silent Valley.
Day 10 : Silent Valley – Cochin (Departure)On the last day of your Kerala popular tour, your initial few hours at leisure, later our representative will pick up you from Hotel and transfer you to Cochin Airport/ Railway station to board your return flight/train back to your own destination. Enjoy an exhilarating memory of your adventurous Kerala wildlife tour.