QUEEN OF THE ARABIAN SEA
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Arrive Cochin (Cochin Sightseeing)
Start your Kerala & Tamil Nadu Tour by arriving at Cochin Airport or Ernakulam Railway Station. The agent will receive you and will transfer you to the hotel in Cochin. Check-in to the Hotel. Complete all the check-in formalities and then relax into your room. If you have time, visit places like St.Francis Church, Jewish Synagogue, Fort Kochi Beach, Kerala History Museum, Dutch Palace, Tripunitura Hill Palace, Parishath Thampuran Museum, Chinese Fishing Nets, Bolghaty Palace, Gunda and Willingdon Island, Hill Palace Museum, Navy Museum, Mattancherry Palace, Santa Clause Basilica, Marine Drive, Marine Walk Way, Cochin Antique Shops. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Cochin to Alleppey
After breakfast, Check out from the hotel and drive to Alleppey. Arrive Alleppey. Check-in to the hotel. Take rest and then visit Vijaya Beach Park and Alappuzha Beach Later return to the Hotel for an overnight stay. (Option for a stay in a Houseboat is also available).
Alleppey to Munnar
After a sumptuous breakfast, Check out and will transfer you to Munnar which will take approx. 6 - 7 hours to reach. Munnar is a town and hill station located in the Western Ghats mountain range in India’s Kerala state. Arrive Munnar. Check-in to the Hotel. Complete all the check-in formalities and then relax into your room. Spend your remaining day at the Hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Sightseeing of Munnar
After breakfast, Proceed to visit Munnar sightseeing. Visit Echo Point, Pothenmedu View Point, Kundalay Dam, Rose Garde, Tea Estate, Blossom Park, Honey Bee Tree, Photo Point, The best place to see Nilgiri tahr (Hermitragus Hilarious)- the mountain goat of South India, Mattupetti Lake & Dam, Rajamala (Eravikulam National Park - open as per the directions by the forest authorities), considering the ecological faunal, floral, geomorphological and zoological significant, Tea Museum & Tea Plantation. Later return to the Hotel for an overnight stay.
Munnar to Thekkady
Today, after breakfast. Check out from the hotel and transfer to Thekkady. Thekkady is the location of the Periyar National Park, which is an important tourist attraction in the Kerala state of India. Arrive Thekkady by noon. Check-in to the Hotel. Later proceed to Periyar Lake which is built around the sanctuary. Boating can be done on Periyar Lake (at your own cost). Experience the view of wildlife at close quarters from the safety of a boat. If you are lucky, you can see many animals like Tigers, Deer, Elephants, etc. Try to take the morning or evening boating slot as animals come out to drink water in the morning. Visit Malluperiyar Dam and Spice Plantation where you can shop exotic spices. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Thekkady to Kodaikanal (Kodaikanal Sightseeing)
After having breakfast, check out from the Hotel and drive to Kodaikanal. Kodaikanal is a hill town and has valleys, lakes, waterfalls, and hills around. Arrive Kodaikanal. Check-in to the hotel. Take rest and then proceed to explore Kodaikanal. Visit Green valley viewpoint and Pine Forest. These places have the best scenic view of Kodaikanal. Also, visit Pillar Rock and Coaker's walk which is something worth visiting during your Kodaikanal tour. In the evening, enjoy boating at Kodai Lake on your own. Return to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Kodaikanal to Madurai (Madurai Sightseeing)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and get ready to visit Madurai. Arrive Madurai. Check-in the hotel and visit for the sightseeing of Madurai which includes the famous Meenakshi Amman Temple, Tirupparankundram Murugan Temple, Alagar Koil Murugan Temple, Art Museum, St. Mary’s Cathedral Church, and Tirumalai Nayak Palace
Madurai to Rameswaram (Rameswaram Sightseeing)
After breakfast, Check out and Transfer to Rameswaram. Arrive their and Check-in to the hotel. Have rest and then visit for sightseeings – Ramachandra temple, Panchmukhi Hanuman Temple, Annai Indra Gandhi Bridge, Ramanatha Swami Temple, Sitatheertham, and Agni Tirtham. Later return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Rameswaram – Kanyakumari (Kanyakumari Sightseeing)
After a sumptuous breakfast, check out from the hotel and today, we will take you to Kanyakumari, Jutting into the Laccadive Sea and is popular for watching sunrise and sunset over the ocean. Arrive Kanyakumari. Check-in to the Hotel. Visit the Sangam of Bay of Bengal & Arabian Sea –at Kanyakumari beach. Must watch Vivekananda Rock Memorial and don’t miss the spectacular view of the majestic sunset. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Kanyakumari to Kovalam
After finishing your breakfast, Check out from the Hotel and transfer to Kovalam. Kovalam is a small coastal town in the southern Indian state of Kerala, south of Thiruvananthapuram. It’s a dreamland for tourists all over the world. Arrive Kovalam. Check-in to the hotel. Later Visit Hawah Beach, Kovalam Beach, Ashoka Beach, and Light House Beach. Return to the Hotel for an overnight stay.
Kovalam to Trivandrum Sightseeing to Kovalam
After a sumptuous breakfast, proceed to visit Trivandrum Sightseeing. Visit the famous Padmanabhaswami Temple (visit this temple anytime during the year), Sree Chitra Art Gallery, Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, Zoological Park, Science & Technology Museum, Planetarium, Kanakakunnu Palace, and The Napier Museum. Later return to the Hotel in Kovalam for an overnight stay.
Kovalam to Trivandrum Drop
After a sumptuous breakfast, check out from the hotel. This will be the last day of your Kerala & Tamil Nadu Tour Package. You will depart for Trivandrum Airport or Railway Station to board your flight or train.
Wonder World Travels hopes you enjoyed your Kerala & Tamil Nadu Tour and wish to see you again in the near future.
More about this tour
Why Kerala is called God’s Own Country? Well, Kerala was created by Lord Parasurama an incarnation of Lord Vishnu by throwing his Axe across the sea to create new land for his devotees to live peacefully, according to Hindu mythology. So, Kerala is God's own creation, full of worship places! Hence Kerala is God's own country.
- Tea Museum Timings: 10:00 Hrs -16:30 Hrs
- Mattuppetty Dam Timings: 09:30 Hrs - 15:00 Hrs
- Eravikulam National Park Timings: 09:00 Hrs - 16:00 Hrs & gets closed during FEB & MAR every year due to breeding period.
- Periyar Wild Life Sanctuary Boat Timings: 07:00 Hrs; 09:30 Hrs; 11:30 Hrs; 14:00 Hrs; 16:00 Hrs. Guest can either take the tickets directly on arrival (availability not guaranteed) or can purchase the tickets online by visiting at https://www.periyarfoundation.online/
- Kindly cross check the boat timings once you reach since only a few boats are available for cruise at Thekkady
- Coakers Walk, Kodaikanal Tentative Fees: Rs.10 Per Person (Entry Fee), Rs.20 Per Person (Telescope House), and Rs.30 Per Person (Still Camera).
- Coakers Walk, Kodaikanal Timing: Mon - Fri : 07:00 AM - 07:00 PM