Duration: 12 Nights / 13 Days
Destinations: Mumbai – Trivendrum – Kovalam – Thekaddy – Periyar – Munnar – Kumarakom – Backwaters – Cochin – Kairali – Mumbai
Day 01: Mumbai
Traditional welcome at airport and transfer to hotel. Afternoon sightseeing of Mumbai. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Trivandrum / Kovalam
Morning transfer to airport for Trivandrum. On arrival transfer to Kovalam hotel. Afternoon go for a short city tour of Trivadrum. Rest of the day at leisure or take some Ayurvedic massage or treatment at the hotel (Ayurvedic massage or treatment will have to be paid for directly to the hotel). Overnight.
Day 03: Trivandrum – Kovalam
To day may be spent in leisure on the beach or at resort’s Ayurvedic Center (Ayurvedic massage or treatment will have to be paid for directly to the hotel). Overnight.
Day 04: Kovalam – Thekkady
Morning drive to Thekkady – known for its spice plantations and nearby Periyar wildlife Sanctuary. Afternoon go for a short walk to nearby spice plantations. Overnight
Day 05: Thekkaddy
Early mornings start your day with a boat ride for game viewing in the Periyar Lake. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight.
Day 06: Munnar
Morning drive to Munnar – the tea country of South India. On arrival transfer to hotel. In the afternoon, you may explore the nearby tea gardens or simply relax in the serene atmosphere of Munnar. Overnight.
Day 07: Kumarakom
After a relaxed morning drive to Kumarakom – another famous place for backwaters of Kerala. Check into hotel. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08: Kumarakom
Morning may be at leisure or at the resort’s Aurvedic center for some rejuvenating massages (Ayurvedic massage or treatment will have to be paid for directly to the hotel). Overnight at hotel.
Day 09: Cochin
Morning drive to Cochin – the museum city of Kerala. After a leisurely afternoon in evening enjoy a performance of colourfully costumed Kathakali Dance Drama. Overnight.
Day 10: Cochin
Morning half day sightseeing of Cochin covering Mattancherry Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue and St. Francis Church. Also go to see the Chinese fishing nets along the shores. Evening go for a short boat-cruise on the backwaters of Cochin.
Day 11: Kairali
Morning drive to Palakkad to stay at Kairali Ayurvedic Center. Take a two days Ayurvedic treatments at the resort. (Ayurvedic massage or treatment will have to be paid for directly to the hotel). Overnight.
Day 12: Kairali
Full day at leisure with ayurvedic treatment. (Ayurvedic massage or treatment will have to be paid for directly to the hotel). Overnight.
Day 13: Kairali – Mumbai
Morning drive to Cochin airport in time to connect your flight for Mumbai. Upon arrival in Bombay transfer to hotel for a day use (Check out at 2000 Hours). In the evening transfer to international airport for your flight out for onward destination.