Kerala Nature & Pilgrimage Tour
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Product Code : AGORA160
The "Kerala Nature & Pilgrimage Tour" is a 12-day private tour that takes you through the natural and spiritual destinations of South India. Beginning in Trivandrum, you'll explore Kovalam, Kanyakumari, Rameshwaram, Madurai, Thekkady, Munnar, Kumarakom, and Alleppey. From stunning beaches to magnificent temples, spice plantations, wildlife sanctuaries, and scenic backwaters, this tour offers a perfect blend of nature and spirituality.
Day 1: Arrive Trivandrum
Upon your arrival at Trivandrum airport, you will be met by our representative who will assist with your transfer to the hotel. Check-in and relax. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Kovalam
After breakfast, begin your city tour of Trivandrum. Visit the Napier Museum, Sri Chitra Art Gallery, Kuthiramalika Palace, Padmanabha Swamy Temple and the Science and Technology Museum. Later, visit Kovalam and spend some time at the beautiful beaches. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Kovalam - Kanyakumari (85kms)
After breakfast, drive to Kanyakumari, the southernmost tip of India. Check-in at the hotel and later visit the Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Thiruvalluvar Statue and Kanyakumari Temple. Enjoy the beautiful sunset and return to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Kanyakumari - Rameshwaram (325kms)
After breakfast, drive to Rameshwaram. On arrival, check-in at the hotel and relax. Later visit the famous Ramanathaswamy Temple and Agnitheertham, where Lord Rama is believed to have taken a dip in the sea. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Rameshwaram - Madurai (175kms)
After breakfast, drive to Madurai. Check-in at the hotel and later visit the famous Meenakshi Amman Temple, Thirumalai Nayak Palace and the Gandhi Museum. Overnight at hotel.
Day 6: Madurai - Thekkady (140kms)
After breakfast, drive to Thekkady. Check-in at the hotel and later take a spice plantation tour to see crops of cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, coffee, etc. In the evening, enjoy a Kalaripayattu (Martial Arts for self-defense) and Kathakali Dance show performance. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7: Thekkady - Munnar (110kms)
Early morning, explore Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary on a boat safari. Return to the hotel for breakfast. Later, drive to Munnar via Ramakkalmedu, one of the windiest places in Asia. On arrival, check-in at the hotel and relax. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8: Munnar
After breakfast, spend the day exploring the beautiful hill station of Munnar. Visit Mattupetty Dam, Echo Point, Kundala Lake, and Tea Museum. Overnight at hotel.
Day 9: Munnar - Kumarakom (150kms)
After breakfast, drive to Kumarakom. Check-in at the hotel and later visit Kumarakom bird sanctuary. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Kumarakom - Alleppey (50kms)
After breakfast, transfer to Alleppey boat jetty to board a houseboat and sail through the tropical countryside enchanting backwaters. Enjoy the scenic beauty of Kerala and overnight stay on the houseboat.
Day 11: Alleppey - Cochin (60kms)
After breakfast, disembark from the houseboat and drive to Cochin. Check-in at the hotel and later go for a city tour of Cochin. Visit the Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church, and Chinese Fishing Nets. In the evening, enjoy a Kathakali performance. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12: Cochin - Departure
After breakfast, depart as per your flight schedule with sweet memories of the tour.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 11 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.
- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar for 11 night accommodation
Kovalam x 2 nights
3* - Harmonia Beach Resort/ Sagara Beach Resort
4* - Estuary Island Resort/Uday Samudra Leisure Beach Hotel
5* - Vivanta by Taj - Green Cove/ The Leela Kovalam Beach
Kanyakumari x 1 night
3* - Sea Shore/ Hotel Seaface
4* & 5* - Anantya Resorts/ Annai Resorts and Spa
Rameshwaram x 1 night
3* - Daiwik Hotel
4* & 5* - Hyatt Place Rameswaram
Madurai x 1 night
3* - Astoria by Sparsa/ Madurai’s Residency
4* - GRT Regency/ Fortune Pandiyan Hotel
5* - Heritage Madurai/ The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai
Pariyar (Thekkady) x 1 night
3* - Abad Green Forest/ Hotel Treetop
4* - The Elephant Court/ Cardamom County
5* - Spice village/ Cardamom County
Munnar x 2 nights
3* - Fort Munnar/ Abad Copper Castle
4* - Nature Zone Jungle Resort/ Fragrant Nature Munnar
5* - Chandys Windy Woods/ Tea County
Kumarakom x 1 night
3* - Abad Whispering Palm/ Cocobay Resort
4* - Eastend Lake Song/ Goldfield Lake Resort
5* - Coconut Lagoon/ The Zuri
Alleppey x 1 night
3* - Deluxe Houseboat
4* - Deluxe Houseboat
5* - Premium Houseboat
Cochin x 1 nights
3* - The Dune Hotel/ Abad Plaza
4* - Casino Hotel/ The Avenue Regent
5* - Xandari Harbour/ Le Meridien
- Any flight tickets.
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.