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Arrive in Cochin and transfer to the hotel. Check into the hotel and enjoy rest of the day at leisure. Later on enjoy half day City tour of Cochin -Visit the Mattancherry Dutch Palace - (closed on Fridays and public holidays), which was built by the Portuguese in 1555 and renovated by the Dutch in 1663. Visit Fort Cochin Area. Visit St. Francis Church - (closed for visitors on Sundays from 08.00 to 11.00 hrs.) the oldest European Church in India. See the Chinese Fishing Nets, along the tip of Fort Cochin unique to this part of Kerala and living symbols of a centuries-old Chinese influence on this coast. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Cochin – Munnar (135kms/4hrs)
After breakfast, check out of the hotel. Drive to Munnar, arrive by the afternoon. Munnar is a picturesque hill station situated in the eastern part of Kerala; lush green-carpeted tea and coffee plantations surround it. The beautiful landscapes, cozy weather, and the smell of tealeaves make Munnar one of the most sought-after destinations in South India. Munnar is situated near the Anaimudi Peak, the highest peak in the Western Ghats. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Today morning after breakfast visit Mattupetty dam which has an artificial lake built by a small hydroelectric project. Echo Point is known for the natural echo affect it produces. Tea Museum (Closed on Mondays) explains about the processing of tea and history of Munnar and Eravikulam National Park is known as the natural habitat of endangered Nilgiri Tahr. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Munnar – Thekkady (110kms/3.5hrs)
Today after breakfast depart for Periyar by road. Arrive Periyar and transfer to hotel . The town also houses one of world’s most fascinating natural wildlife sanctuaries. A visit to Periyar also provides you the opportunity to see wildlife at close ranges, besides the varied vegetation and a wide variety of birds. Lying at an altitude of 700-1900 m above sea level, Periyar has a cool and comfortable climate. Out here, you can also go for treks and mountain walks or visit spice plantation or enjoy boat ride at Lake Periyar (On direct payment basis). Stay overnight at the hotel.
Thekkady – Alleppey (160kms/4hrs)
After breakfast, check out of the hotel. Drive to Alleppey for house boat and arrive by noon. House Boats are the modern forms of Kettuvallams or Rice Boats which used as ferries to carry rice. Back water cruise through paddy fields, coconut lagoons, narrow canals and coir villages. Lunch, Evening Tea, Dinner & Over night stay at House Boat Rest of the day is at leisure. Stay overnight at house boat.
Drive to Kovalam (175kms/ approx 5 hours)
Today after breakfast check out from hotel and depart for Kovalam by road. Arrive and transfer to hotel. Kovalam Beach lies stretched out on the Malabar Coast, along the shoreline of a small town called Kovalam. Rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy on the beach.
Today after breakfast enjoy half day Trivandrum for the city tour. Visit the famous Sree Padmanabha swamy temple (non Hindus are not allowed). Also visit the Napier Museum and the Srichithra Art Gallery and Zoo. Stay overnight hotel.
Kovalam – Excursion to Kanyakumari (90kms/approx 3hrs one way)
Today after breakfast proceed for city tour of Kanyakumari; visit Vivekananda Memorial rock by boat (on direct payment basis), Gandhi Mandapam and temple of Goddess Kanyakumari. In the late afternoon return to Kovalam.
Transfer to Trivandrum airport (110 kms/3hrs)
After breakfast, check out of the hotel. Drive to Trivandrum and transfer to airport/railway station for your onward journey.