Kerala Special Tour
Tour duration: 12 Days (11 Nights)
Starting from: Kochi (Cochin)
Departure from: Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram) / Kochi (Cochin)
Total cities covered: 6
Included in the Package:
- 24×7 Online and physical assistance by a professional team during the tour from arrival till departure
- Visa assistance.
- Flight booking assistance.
- Airport pickup from Chennai and drop-off transfer arrangements for departing airport.
- Stay in 100% hygienic, sanitized and personally inspected hotels by We Fly India team (minimum 3 star hotel and highly rated by booking.com etc.).
- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (in best restaurants in the city, best advised by trip advisor etc.)
- Personal transport (A.C) with professional drivers up to 100 miles.
- Domestic flight tickets for over 100 miles distance.
- English, Italian, Dutch(Moderate), Hindi, Punjabi(Perfect) speaking guide during the tour
- Handpicked destinations.
Not included in the package:
- International flight tickets.
- Wine & other alcoholic beverages.
- Club visit during the stay.
- Museum tickets, extra activities that are not mentioned in the package description.
- Insurance for personal injury and 3rd party damage.
Day 1,2: Arrival & Sightseeing in Kochi
Cochin is also well known as the Kochi is situated on the southwest coast of the Indian state Kerala. Cochin is the ideal destination for exploring the culture, heritage & beauty of this wonderful state that attracted lots of tourist from all over the globe.
Fort CochinA charming seaside area, Fort Kochi is known for its Dutch, Portuguese, and British colonial architecture, and elaborate bamboo fishing nets at Fort Kochi Beach. St. Francis Church was the original burial site of explorer Vasco da Gama. Upscale eateries and chic cafes serve Keralan specialties, and quaint shops sell cotton clothing and handmade souvenirs. Heritage buildings house contemporary art galleries.
Santa Cruz BasilicaThe construction works started when the first Portuguese Viceroy Dom Francisco de Almeida got permission from the Cochin Raja to build a church. The foundation stone was laid on May 3, 1505, the feast day of the 'Invention of the Holy Cross', hence the church was named Santa Cruz.
Dutch Palace (Closed on Saturday) at MattancherryThe Mattancherry Palace is a palace popularly known as the Dutch Palace, in Mattancherry, Kochi, in the Indian state of Kerala which features Kerala murals depicting portraits and exhibits of the Rajas of Kochi.
Chinese fishing netsChinese fishing nets - Cheenavala in Malayalam - is believed to have been introduced in Kochi by Chinese explorer Zheng He, from the court of the Kubla Khan. The fishing net established itself on the Kochi shores between 1350 and 1450 AD.
Day 3,4: Munnar
Day 5: Thekkady
Periyar National ParkPeriyar National Park is also known as Periyar Tiger Reserve in the north there is a beautiful Lake which is called Periyar Lake that famous for the boat ride. This national park is home to tigers and a major number of the elephant population, as well as unique lion-tailed macaques, sambar deer, leopards etc. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel & later enjoy the amazing boat ride in the Periyar lake. Later enjoy Kalaripayattu sightseeing which is one of the greatest martial art (3000 years old) & most scientific of all martial arts in the world.
Day 6: Aleppy/Alappuzha
Main AttractionsAlappuzha (or Alleppey) is a city on the Laccadive Sea in the southern Indian state of Kerala. It's best known for houseboat cruises along the rustic Kerala backwaters, a network of tranquil canals and lagoons. Alappuzha Beach is the site of the 19th-century Alappuzha Lighthouse. The city's Mullakkal Temple features a traditional design. Punnamada Lake's snake boat races are a well-known annual event.
Houseboat CruiseExpect to get hold of the real charm of the Alleppey backwaters. Along with a 1-night stay in a houseboat. The captivating waterways of Alleppey—known as Kerala’s backwaters—aren't accessible to cars. Observe hidden corners of the lush, southern Indian state as you drift along scenic rivers in a traditional houseboat. The all-inclusive overnight tour includes sumptuous onboard meals, so you’ll have all your needs covered. Get a peek at picturesque villages, paddy fields, and coconut groves while you float past some of India’s most stunning locations.
Day 7,8,9: Varkala
Varkala is a town in the south Indian state of Kerala. It’s on the Arabian Sea and known for Varkala Beach, backed by palm-covered red cliffs. Just south, Papanasam Beach is believed to have holy waters. On a nearby hill, the ancient Janardanaswamy Temple is a Hindu pilgrimage site dedicated to Vishnu. Farther inland, the Sivagiri Mutt monument memorializes the social reformer Sree Narayana Guru, who is buried here.Varkala cliff
Varkala beach is famous for its rock cliffs, pristine sands, blue waters and mineral springs. The cliff accommodating stretches of shops, restaurants, resorts and beach houses provide everything a tourist is looking for. The view of sunrise and sunset from the Varkala beach is an exotic treat to watch.Kappil Beach
The long coconut palm groves swaying in the winds, the golden sandy beaches and the rocks shielding the shores from the waves make it a perfect beach destination.Ponnumthuruthu
also known as Golden Island is an island in Varkala of Trivandrum district in Kerala. It is situated in Anjengo lake. The island is a property of a Valiyapurakkal Family. The island also contain a Hindu temple that is 100 years old.