Spice & Curry Holiday


Destinations Covered : Cochin- Periyar – Kumarakom – Kovalam – Trivandrum
Duration : 10 nights / 11 days

Day 01 : Arrive Cochin
On arrival in Cochin by your international flight, assistance and transfer to hotel. Evening: Kathakali dance performance.
Day 02 : In Cochin
Morning city tour of Cochin. Cochin is the natural harbour created by the famed underwater Malabar mud-banks whose quality ensures that the rougher the seas are outside the calmer, the waters are within the Harbour. Vasco-de-Gama placed it on the world map. It has a Jewish synagogue, Portuguese churches, mosques & Hindu temples and the famous Chinese Fishing Nets. Rest of the day free.

Day 03: Cochin – Periyar
Morning drive to Periyar enroute visiting Tea Gardens. On arrival in Periyar check in at hotel. Rest of the day at leisure or to visit Kumily spice market.

Day 04: In Periyar
Early Morning enjoy a trek in the forest with a naturalist. Later enjoy a boat ride in Lake Periyar. The earliest sanctuary to be set up in 1934, it extends to 777 square kms & forms part of the high mountain ranges, the Western Ghats. Wild life can be seen while cruising on Periyar Lake in a motor boat. Amongst the animals which can be seen are elephants, wild boar, sambar, tiger, leopard, wild dog, Langur monkeys ,etc
Day 05: Periyar – Kumarakom
Morning drive to Kumarakom and on arrival check in at a lake facing resort. Rest of the day at leisure or to visit the bird sanctuary.

Day 06: House Boat
Switch over to House Boat and cruise towards Alleppey. Houseboat takes you through narrow canals for visit of paddy fields, local houses, churches etc. Overnight on board Houseboat.

Day 07:Arrive Alleppey – Mararikulam or Kovalam
Disembark at Alleppey and drive to Mararikulam or Kovalam. Rest of the day at leisure on the beach / ayruvedic massage.

Day 08 to Day 10: In Mararikulam or Kovalam
Days free on the beach.

Day 11: Mararikulam – Cochin – Depart or Kovalam – Trivandrum – Depart
Morning: Transfer to Cochin airport or Trivandrum airport in time to connect onward flight.

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