Day 1: Cochin – Munnar (Tea Garden & Hill station) . (140 Km)
Arrival at Cochin airport/ railway station. To Munnar. This beautiful hill station was once the summer capital of the British Government in India. The never ending vast expanse of tea plantations and the round the year moderate climate makes it a little haven for visitors.Afternoon visit Rajamala- house of the highly endangered mountain goats – the Nilgiri Thars. Then to Lakkam water falls which is accessible by a short trek through the forest. Overnight stay at Munnar
Day 2 :Munnar :
Morning after breakfast proceed to Echo point and Mattupetty Dam Speed boating facilities are available here. The dam is flanked by forests and vast expanse of grass land on one side and the Kundala tea plantation on the other. Afternoon visit pothemedu view point .Overnight stay at Munnar.
Day 3 :Munnar – Periyar . (110 Km)
Morning after breakfast proceed to Thekkady. By noon check in to the hotel . Afternoon at Periyar lake around which the sanctuary is built, for boating (cost extra) .This is the only sanctuary in India where you can have the unique experience of viewing the wild life at close quarters from the safety of a boat. Stay in Thekkady.
Day 4 :Periyar – Kumarakam (Backwaters) . (200 Km)
Morning after breakfast proceed to Kumarakam. By noon check in at the backwater resort in Kumarakam. Afternoon at leisure. Evening visit the Kumarakam bird sanctuary. Overnight stay at Kumarakam.
Day 5 : Kumarakam –Alleppey . (200 Km)
Morning after breakfast proceed to Alleppey. By noon check in at the house boat (kettuvallam) in Alleppey for a 20 hour house boating through the legendary backwaters of Kerala. On the way you will witness a full range of lifes and activities and some mind boggling sceneries. Overnight in the house boat. House boat is a private boat with fully furnished spacious bath attached bed rooms, hygiene kitchen ,dining area and private front deck to capture the beauty of the back waters.
Day 6: Alleppey- Kovalam Beach . (190 Km)
Morning after breakfast check out from the houseboat and proceed to Kovalam- the internationally renowned beach destination. Spend the rest of the day in the sandy beaches of Kovalam flanked by coconut groves on one side and Arabian sea on the other. Overnight at the beach side hotel.
Day 7 : Kovalam .
Morning after breakfast proceed to Trivandrum Visit Napier Museum and Sri Padmanabha Swamy Temple .Evening back to Kovalam. Overnight stay at Kovalam.
Day 8 : Kovalam – Trivandrum (Capital City) . (25 Km)
Morning after breakfast check out hotel then proceed to airport / railway station for onward journey.