|DURATION||12 NIGHTS / 13 DAYS|
|DESTINATION COVERED||GOA – COCHIN (KOCHI) – MUNNAR – PERIYAR (THEKKADY) – KOTTAYAM – ALLEPPEY (ALAPPUZHA) – KOVALAM – TRIVANDRUM (THIRUVANANTHAPURAM)|
Goa and Kerala while the former is a small emerald land, the other is a verdant state with beaches and backwaters. While mapping out the ‘Goa and Kerala Tour’ package, we have made sure to include the best of tourist attractions in these two states. In Goa, you will explore the 15th and the 16th century churches built by the Portuguese invaders and its beaches. On the other hand, Kerala is a fine repertoire of natural treasures with sandy beaches, palm-fringed backwaters and wildlife reserves.
|NOTE||This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.|
|Tour of Old Goa churches St. Catherine’s Church, Church of St. Francis Xavier and Se Cathedral|
|Tour of Cochin Jewish Synagogue, Fort Cochin, Mattancherry Palace and Chinese Fishing Nets|
|Boating on the Munnar Lake|
|Guided excursion to Munnar Waterfalls, Echo Point, Eravikulam National Park|
|Visit the Kumily Spice Market|
|Backwater cruise in Kottayam|
|Enjoy Ayurvedic massage therapy on the Kovalam Beach|
DAY 01 : ARRIVAL IN GOA
As you arrive at the Dabolim airport Foa, meet our representative who helps you with an assisted transfer to the hotel.
Complete the check-in and rest for some time. The evening is free for you to partake in the activities of your interest and explore this ‘beach capital of India’ on your own. You have a lot of options such as beaches, old Portuguese churches, night clubs, floating casinos, beach shacks and so on. Overnight stay in Goa.
DAY 02 : GOA
After breakfast in the morning, embark on a sightseeing tour of Old Goa churches which include St. Catherine’s Church, Church of St. Francis Xavier and Se Cathedral.
In the evening, drive to the Miramar Beach and meet the fisherman at Dona Paula fishing village.
Return to the hotel for night stay.
DAY 03 : GOA
The 3rd day is free to do things at your own will. Here you can indulge in adventure water sports, get pampered through an herbal Ayurvedic massage and play on the beach.
Stay overnight in Goa.
DAY 04 : GOA – COCHIN
On the 4th day of the tour, get transferred to the airport to board the flight for Cochin.
Upon arrival in Cochin, move to the hotel. In the evening, enjoy a cultural performance at the hotel before going to bed.
Stay overnight in Cochin.
DAY 05 : COCHIN
In the morning, embark on a guided sightseeing tour of Cochin which include Jewish Synagogue, Fort Cochin, Mattancherry Palace and Chinese Fishing Nets.
In the afternoon, relax in the hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 06 : COCHIN – MUNNAR
In the morning, leave by road for Munnar. Upon arrival in Munnar, drive to the resort.
Later, venture out of your resort to enjoy boat ride on the scenic Munnar Lake. The evening is booked for exploring the local markets of Munnar. Back to the hotel for night stay.
DAY 07 : MUNNAR
Today, you can either choose to relax or explore the tourist sites in Munnar. The places you will visit here include Waterfalls, Echo Point, Eravikulam National Park and the local tea plantations. Overnight stay.
DAY 08 : MUNNAR – PERIYAR
After breakfast in the morning, drive to the Periyar National Park.
On reaching there, check-in the nearby forest lodge. In the afternoon, enjoy boating on the Periyar Lake.
The evening is scheduled to visit the Kumily Spice market to see the spice plantations. Overnight stay at the lodge.
DAY 09 : PERIYAR – KOTTAYAM
On the 9th day, drive to Kottayam from Periyar. Upon arrival, board the traditional houseboat (kettuvallam) for an overnight backwater cruise.
You arrive at Alleppey. Overnight on-board.
DAY 10 : ARRIVE ALLEPPEY – KOVALAM
Today, disembark the houseboat at Alleppey. Upon arrival, continue your journey towards Kovalam.
On reaching Kovalam, move to the hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 11 : KOVALAM
The day 12th is free for you to relax on the picturesque Kovalam Beach, a combination of Lighthouse beach, Hawa beach and Samudra beach.
Here you can swim, stroll on the beach and soothe your senses with Ayurvedic massage therapies. Stay overnight in Kovalam.
DAY 12 : KOVALAM
During the day, pamper your senses with an herbal oil Ayurvedic massage and spend the rest of the day by watching the interplay of sand and surf. Stay overnight in Kovalam.
DAY 13 : KOVALAM – TRIVANDRUM FOR DEARTURE
Today, leave by road to the Thiruvananthapuram airport from Kovalam.
On reaching there, board the flight for your onward destination.