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The Beach and Backwaters
Holiday to Kerala and Goa

(13 Nights / 14 Days)

SKETCH ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrive Kochi
Day 02: Kochi - Munnar
Day 03: In Munnar
Day 04: Munnar – Thekkady
Day 05: In Thekkady
Day 06: Thekkady – Kumarakom
Day 07: In Kumarakom
Day 08: Kumarakom – Alleppey
Day 09: In Alleppey
Day 10: In Alleppey
Day 11: Alleppey – Kochi - Goa
Day 12: In Goa
Day 13: In Goa
Day 14: Depart Home

 

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DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrive Kochi  

Arrival at Kochi. Our representative will receive you at Airport and will assist you with a smooth transfer to hotel. Check in to your hotel and remaining time free at leisure.
Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02: Kochi, halfday sightseeing – Afternoon drive to Munnar. (130 Kms / 04 Hours approx.)

After having breakfast proceed for the halfday sightseeing of Kochi, a city which is also referred to as the Gateway to Kerala. From time immemorial, the Arabs, British, Chinese, Dutch, and Portuguese have left indelible marks on the history and development of Kochi. In the afternoon drive further to Munnar. The  journey is going to be a treat for your eyes including the lovely views of lofty Cardamom hills and lush aromatic tea plantations. On arrival, check in to hotel and evening free at leisure. 
Overnight stay at hotel.

Day sightseeing: St. Francis Church, Jewish Synagogue , Chinese Fishing nets and Mattancherry Palace & Museum.

Day 03: In Munnar, sightseeing. 

After having breakfast proceed for the day sightseeing. Munnar is such a beautiful place in Kerala, which cannot be portrayed in a single canvas. Blessed with the hills, the mist, the valleys, the streams, the waterfalls, tea plantations, rare flora and fauna. In the evening drive back to your hotel for overnight stay. 
Overnight stay at hotel 
Day Sightseeing: Tea Museum, Madupetty Dam, Echo Point and Top Station.

Day 04: Munnar – Thekkady (94 Kms / 04 Hours approx.)

After having breakfast drive to Thekkady. The road journey will give you the chance to witness, nature at its best. On arrival check in to your hotel and afternoon free at leisure.
Overnight stay at hotel. 

Day 05: In Thekkady, sightseeing. 

After having breakfast proceed for the morning boat ride in Lake Periyar. You can spot birds, deer, elephants and boars on the banks of the Lake. Later visit Spice plantation tour which will give you a chance to enjoy cardamom, pepper, clove, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla and many other varieties of spices and medicinal plants. In the afternoon drive back to your hotel and rest of the day is at leisure.  
Overnight stay at hotel 
Day sightseeing: Boat Ride and Spice Plantation Tour

Day 06:  Thekkady – Kumarakom. (123 Kms / 04 Hours approx.)

After having breakfast drive to Kumarakom, situated on the banks of Vembanad Lake, Kerala's largest lake, Kumarakom is a cluster of many small man-made islands reclaimed from the lake. On arrival, check in to your hotel and remaining time free at leisure. 
Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 07: In Kumarakom, Day at leisure.

The day will be at leisure. (No transport available for the day).

Day 08: Kumarakom – Alleppey (Houseboat) 

After having breakfast at hotel, board your houseboat from hotel itself at around 12:00 Noon. Proceed for your enchanting cruise through the backwaters of Kumarakom and Alleppey. Relax while the boat cruises through the narrow serene backwater canals. Enjoy your lunch at houseboat. Later in evening during sunset, your houseboat will stop at some point for overnight stay. Enjoy your dinner in the houseboat.
Overnight stay at houseboat.

Day 09: Alleppey, (Disembark Houseboat)

After having breakfast disembark from your houseboat at 09:00 AM at Malabar Escapes Purity Resort. Check in to your hotel and remaining time free at leisure. Purity is a magnificent lakefront villa hotel in an outstanding location, overlooking the peaceful waters of lake Vembanad at its widest point.
Overnight stay at resort.

Day 10: In Alleppey, halfday sightseeing

After having breakfast proceed for the halfday sightseeing of Alleppey. Later in the afternoon drive back to your hotel for overnight stay. 
(Please be informed that no local guides available in Alleppey, guests will do sightseeing with driver only)
Overnight stay at resort. 
Day sightseeing: Local Bazaar visit, Temple and Coir factory

Day 11: Alleppey – (Drive) – Kochi (54 Kms / 02 Hours approx.) – (Fly) – Goa. 

After having breakfast drive to Kochi Airport for your flight to Goa. On arrival at Goa, our representative will receive you at Airport and will assist you with a smooth transfer to hotel. Check in to your hotel and remaining time free at leisure.  
Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 12: In Goa, Day at leisure.

The day will be at leisure. (No transport available for the day.)
Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 13: In Goa, Day at leisure. 

The day will be at leisure. (No transport available for the day.)
Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 14: Depart Overseas.