DAY 1: Cochin - kumarakom ( 160kms 4hrs)MEAL: DINNER ONLY (8:00-10:00 PM). AS PER HOTEL MENU
Arrive Kochi (colonial name Cochin) a vibrant city situated on the south – west coast of the Indian Peninsula in the breathtakingly scenic and prosperous state of Kerala, hailed as ‘God’s Own Country.’ Informally, Cochin is also referred to as the Gateway to Kerala. On arrival transfer to Kumarakom, popularly known as the ‘Venice of East’, this exotic backwater village consists of a cluster of island villages in and around the Vembanad Lake. Kerala offers some world best Ayurvedic treatments, giving you a complete relaxation of mind, body & soul. You can try the same at the resort (at additional cost). On arrival at Kumarakom check into the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure or enjoy resorts facilities. Evening you can enjoy sunset cruise on Vembanadlake (Optional Cost). Dinner and Overnight stay at the hotel in Kumarakom.
DAY 2: Kumarakom seightseeingMEAL: BREAKFAST (8:00-10:00 AM) AND DINNER (8:00-10:00 PM) AS PER HOTEL MENU
This day after Breakfast, proceed for a visit to the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary (Entry Fees on own), where a significant number of bird species are known to make migratory visits. The park area covers around 15 acres and functions under the aegis of the govt. of Kerala. Birds like the Siberian crane, egret, heron, waterfowl, ducks, moorhens and Kingfisher are commonly found. Afternoon indulge in authentic Kerala Ayurveda massages. (at personal cost ) Dinner and Overnight stay at the hotel in Kumarakom.
DAY 3: Kumarakom – kovalam (165kms 5 hrs)MEAL: BREAKFAST (8:00-10:00AM) AND DINNER (8:00-10:00PM) AS PER HOTEL MENU
This morning after Breakfast, depart from Kumarakom, drive to Kovalam. Kovalam – breathtakingly beautiful – a haven of peace and tranquility an idyllic tourist destination in God’s own country. Backed by precipitously mounting headlands and covered by fertile coconut palms, the beaches, especially the southernmost part of lighthouse beach, is a magnificent beach destination located only 19 kms, from the Trivandrum city. On arrival check into the hotel visit the famous Kovalam beach. Enjoy the evening on the beach. Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel in Kovalam.
DAY 4: Kovalam excursion KanyakumariMEAL: BREAKFAST (8:00-10:00AM) AND DINNER (8:00-10:00PM) AS PER HOTEL MENU
This day after B/f visit the Napier Museum in Trivandrum (Entry fees at own), an art and natural history museum is a landmark in the city with its unique ornamentation and architectural style. This Indo – Saracenic structure also boasts a natural air conditioning system. Later proceed to PadmanabhaSwami Temple. Later proceed to visit Kanyakumari (90 kms, 2hrs one-way)- the southernmost trip of South India. Kanyakumari takes its name from the Kumari Amman or Kanyakumari Temple, situated in the town, on the sea-shore, the very confluence of the three water – bodies – The Arabian Sea, The Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean. Visit the Vivekananda Rock Memorial, a sacred monument built on a rock in the middle of the sea. This is the place where the great spiritual teacher Swami Vivekananda attained Enlightment. Evening return back to Kovalam. Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel in Kovalam/ Poovar.
DAY 5: Kovalam – Trivandrum (25kms)MEAL: BREAKFAST (8:00-10:00AM)ONLY
This day after Breakfast depart from Kovalam and drive to Trivandrum Airport for your flight to your home town.. You return back with wonderful memories of God’s Own Country.