Famously known as ‘God’s Own Country’, Kerala is a state located on the Malabar coast of Southern India. The timeless beauty of the palm fringed beaches of Varkala ,Marari,cherai ,kovalam makes kerala a beautiful beach destination. If you’re looking for beaches and are fed up with the crowds and prices then it’s well worth checking out Varkala beach,The beaches around this area are excellent and if you’re looking for a cheap holiday Varkala should definitely be on your list. In the off season its really mellow and relaxed, swim and sleep and chill out.
Cochin, is called the Queen of the Arabian Sea. The commercial hub of Kerala, it is a fast growing city abuzz with industries, shopping malls, cinema houses, hotels and restaurants. Known for its Chinese fishing nets, churches, synagogues and the spectacular backwaters, Cochin is a developed city that has preserved its natural beauty.
Also known as the Venice of the East, Alappuzha is famous for its breathtaking backwaters and canals. Situated at the south western tip of the Vembanad Lake, Alappuzha is a small strip of land sandwiched between the Vembanad Lake and the Arabian Sea. Kuttanad, the rice bowl of Kerala, is a little hamlet with unending stretches of paddy fields, small streams and canals lined by lush green coconut palms.
The capital city of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram also known as Trivandrum is known for its rolling low coastal hills and busy business alleys. The political nerve centre of Kerala it has several Central and State Government offices. The city built on seven hills is named after the fabled serpent God ‘Anantha’ on whom Sri Anantha Padmanabhan (Lord Vishnu) reclines. The Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple here is 2000 years old.
||Cochin international airport
||Trivandrum international airport
Day 1: Arrival Cochin
Welcome to God’s own Country!Arrive Kochi International Airport and proceed to Cochin city . Check in hotel and relax . Later you will be guided for the sightseeing in Fort Kochi and Mattanchery. The major tourists attractions includes St.Francis church, Vasco house, Santa cruz Basilica in Fort Kochi and Jewish synagouge and Jew town of Mattanchery. Chinese fishnets, beach walkway can also be enjoyed. You can also visit Marine Drive one of the popular hangout place which is built facing the back water. The bustling backwaters, fishing boats, speed boats, ships, can be seen from this walkway.Evening shopping at Lulu mall .Overnight at Kochi
Day 2: Cochin – Alleppey ( 55 km – 0145hrs)
Breakfast at hotel. Check out and proceed to Alleppey ,Check-in to the houseboat for a thrilling experience behind the backwaters of Kerala. The place is covered with immense natural beauty. Here you can also feel the adorable greenery of paddy fields, villages with nostalgia’s, small churches and experience the day-to-day life of village people and local inhabitants engaged in making coir products, rustic homes and ancient temples and enjoy delicious meals cooked by the crew within the boat. Overnight stay at Houseboat.
Day 3: Alleppey – Varkala (120km – 03hrs )
In the morning after having your breakfast check-out from the houseboat and set out for next destination ‘Varkala.’ On reaching the destinations check-in to the hotel and take rest. In the evening get ready to watch an awesome view of sunset and picturesque of Varkala Beach. Late night stay at Varkala.
Day 4: Varkala
After the breakfast, let’s get ready to blast some sunning sightseeing’s in Varkala. Varkala is famous for its Varkala Beach, Papanasam. Next we can move on to an ancient temple ‘Janardhanaswamy’ dedicated to lord Vishnu rebuilt in 13th century. Overnight stay at Varkala.
Day 5 : Varkala – Trivandrum (45 km – 0130 hrs)
Morning after breakfast checkout from the hotel and let’s drive towards Trivandrum, the city is famous for various ancient places and prominent landmarks,visit Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple ,kanakakunnu palace, Horse Museum, Napier museum and art gallery .evening check in hotel .Overnight at Trivandrum .
Day 6 : Trivandrum Departure
Breakfast at hotel .Morning free for packing & personal activities. In time check out from the hotel and transfer to the Airport.
Tour ends with sweet memories of Kerala .