KERALA BEACH TOURDuration : 19 Nights / 20 Days
Places to See : Chennai - Pondicherry - Tanjore-Trichy - Madurai - Periyar - Varkala - Alappuzha - Munnar - Cochin - Mumbai.
Wedged between the Western Ghats on the East and the Arabian Sea on the West, the narrow strip of land known as Kerala is a destination of a lifetime. The National Geographic Magazine lists Kerala in the 'Ten Paradises of the World'. Sun-drenched shoreline, caressed by perpetual blue waves that adorn the endless beaches, sheltered by the green groves of coconuts that paint a shying borderline of natural harmony. Welcome to God's Own Country - Kerala!
This beautiful coastal state on the southwestern tip of India is the country's ambassador to the world of travel and tourism. Though Kerala is famed for its backwaters, this land has some of India's finest beaches. For virtually its entire 900 km length, the Kerala coast is lined with sandy beaches, rocky cape and coconut palms. The azure waves' washing the sandy shores is a sight picture perfect. The alluring, balmy and clean beaches are ideal getaways that let you watch the pageantry of the wandering clouds, the changing hues of the sky and the glowing sun disappearing down the horizon. Race the waves, chase the crabs, soak in the sun, or simply watch another day at the beach unfold leisurely. And there's more…delectable seafood cuisine and friendly people to make it an unforgettable holiday. Kerala's unique topography includes some of the best hill stations in South India. The hills draped in emerald green plantations topped with misty halo make it worth your trip uphill. Watch the majesty of the undulating mountains, the meandering rivers, the tea plantations and the purple hills dominating the vista. Be it Munnar, Thekkady, Nelliampathy, Ponmudi or Peermede, the breathtaking hill stations here will make for one of the best holidays you have ever had.
"All you need to do is relax, enjoy and experience the Incredible India."
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Arrive in Delhi either late night or early morning, meet our representative at airport for assistance. Transfer to hotel & relax there to over come jet- lag.
Day 01 : Abroad - Chennai
Arrive Chennai International airport.On arrival, the guest will be met by our representative and check in to the hotel.Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 : Chennai
Visit the Fort St. George once a stronghold of the British, San THome Cathedral, Marina Beach and the beautiful Mylapore temple. Overnight at hotel
Day 03: Chennai - Pondicherry
After breakfast drive to Pondicherry(162 km), enroute visit Kancheepuram and Mahabalipuram. Continue drive to Pondicherry. Upon arrival in Pondicherry - check into the hotel Overnight at hotel
Day 04 : Pondicherry
Afternoon tour of Pondicherry -visiting Botanical garden, Eglise De Sacre Coeur De Jesus and Sri Aurobindo Ashram. Later visit township of Auroville or the city of Dawn. Designed by a French architect Roger Arger, it is an entirely new concept in education and urban living. Overnight at hotel
Day 05 : Pondicherry - Tanjore
After breakfast drive to Tanjore(177 kms). Upon arrival in Tanjore - check into the hotel. Overnight at hotel
Day 06 : Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai
After breakfast drive to Madurai (178 kms) enroute visit Trichy Thereafter continue drive to Madurai. Upon arrival in Madurai- check into the hotel Evening visit of the Meenakshi temple. Overnight at hotel
Day 07 : Madurai
Morning, visit the Meenakshi templeone of the biggest temple complexes in India - 46 ft. long by 790 ft broad built in the 17th Century. Overnight at hotel
Day 08 : Madurai - Periyar
Morning drive to Periyar(177 kms) Upon arrival at Periyar - check into hotel Afternoon boatcruise on the Lake. Overnight at hotel
Day 09 : Periyar - Varkala
Morning drive to Varkala(220 km). Upon arrival in Varkala - check into the hotel. Overnight at hotel
Day 10 : Varkala - Alappuzha
Morning drive to to be at Alappuzha in time to witness the famous boat race. Upon arrival to Alappuzha - check into the hotel Overnight at hotel
Day 11 : Alappuzha
Full day at The Snake Boat Race festival "Payippad Boat Race Payippad near Harippad Alappuzha District ". Overnight at hotel.
Day 12 : Alappuzha
Full day sightseeing tour around Alappuzha area. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13 : Alappuzha
Aranmula Boat Race Aranmula, Pathanamthitta Overnight at hotel
Day 14 : Alappuzha - Munnar
Morning drive to Munnar(180 km) Upon arrival in Munnar- check in to the hotel. Overnight at hotel
Day 15 : Munnar
Morning, visit Ervikulam National Park. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel
Day 16 : Munnar - Cochin
Morning drive to Cochin(160 km) Upon arrival in Cochin - check into hotel Overnight at hotel
Day 17 : Cochin
Morning tour of Cochin or "Kochi"-the palm green, commercial captial of Kerala is known as the "Queen of the Arabian Sea". Afternoon free for a stroll in Jew town Overnight at hotel
Day 18 : Cochin - Mumbai
Late morning transfer from hotel to the railway station for train to Mumbai. Overnight at hotel
Day 19 : Mumbai
Morning, one hour boat ride across Mumbai Harbour brings you to the lush green Elephanta Island. Later in late evening transfer to the International airport for your flight back Home.
Day 20 : Abroad - Mumbai
Depart : Mumbai.
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