Cochin Vaikom Alleppey Thekkady – 08 Nights and 09 Days
Day 1: ARRIVAL COCHIN
Meeting and assistance upon arrival as our representatives welcome you and escort you to your car. On arrival, check in at the hotel and then we will go for a sightseeing tour of Kochi such as lulu mall, St. George Ferona Church, Kumbalangi Integrated Tourism Village, David Hall, and Mangalavanam. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: COCHIN – VAIKOM
After an early breakfast, drive to Vaikom / North Kumarakom. Afternoon proceeds for local sightseeing in and around Vaikom (Kumarakom) – a tiny backwater hamlet perched on the western banks of the Vembanadu Lake. Overnight stay is arranged in Vaikom.
Day 3: VAIKOM – ALLEPPEY
After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to the Alleppey boat jetty and check in to the Houseboat. The rest of the day is in the Houseboat. Overnight stay at the houseboat in Alleppey.
Day 4: ALLEPPEY – THEKKADY
Check-in to the hotel on arrival. Then proceed for Thekkady sightseeing including Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Hill Station, and Spice Plantation. There are some optional activities like Bamboo Rafting, Trekking, and Elephant Ride. Overnight stay at the hotel/resort in Thekkady.
Day 5: THEKKADY
Thekkady – is one of the world’s most fascinating wildlife reserves. The Periyar wildlife sanctuary in Thekkady is spread across 777 sq km of which 360 sq km is a thick evergreen forest. Noted for its geomorphology, diversity of wildlife, and scenic beauty, the sanctuary was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1978. Overnight stay is arranged in Thekkady.
Day 6: THEKKADY – ATHIRAMPILLY
After breakfast check out from the resort and drive to Athirampilly. Athirampilly Waterfalls is a popular picnic spot where water plunges from a height of nearly 80 feet before joining the Chalakudi River. Check in to the hotel on arrival and spend the day at leisure. Overnight stay is arranged in Athirampilly.
Day 7: ATHIRAMPILLY – CHERAI BEACH
Early morning after breakfast we will drive to Cherai. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. The rest of the day is free for leisure or to explore the beauty of this place. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 8: CHERAI BEACH – COIMBATORE
After an early breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Coimbatore. On arrival, check into the hotel. Relax a while and then you will be taken for a Sightseeing tour of the city including Bhavani Sagar Dam, Black Thunder, Kovai Kondattam, Siruvani Falls and Dam, etc. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 9: DEPARTURE
Early morning, have your breakfast. Check out from the hotel and board your respective flight/train to your destinations.
Destination covered in this Tour:
Cochin: Queen of the Arabian Sea
Vaikom: oldest Township in Kottayam
Alleppey: Venice of the East
Thekkady: Heaven of Natural Spices
Athirampilly: The Niagara of India
Cherai Beach: Longest Beach in Kochi
Coimbatore: Manchester of South India