Kerala is known for its spice trading, come discover this charming part of India and its unique tradition with this tailormade holiday, tour and vacation in this fascinating corner of Asia. Our journey covers all the important sites of Kerala.

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Kerala is known for its spice trading, come discover this charming part of India and its unique tradition with this tailormade holiday, tour and vacation in this fascinating corner of Asia. Our journey covers all the important sites of Kerala.

Tour Highlights:

  • Rural life of Kerala,
  • Tea Plantations of Munnar
  • Wildlife at Thekkady
  • Backwaters of Quilon & Kumarakom


Trip summary

  • Travel style Tailor-made travel
  • Departure Trivandrum
  • End Cochin
  • Countries
    • India
  • City
    • Kovalam
    • Quilon
    • Alleppey
    • Kumarakom
    • Thekkady
    • Munnar
    • Cochin
  • Theme Art, history and cultural trips
  • Accommodation Standard
  • Flight Excluded
  • Guide Included
  • The tour has met our standards

Detailed itinerary

  • 1
    Day 1

    Assistance on arrival in Trivandrum and transfer to Kovalam check-in to hotel located on the beach, rest of the day free on the beach.

    Overnight in Kovalam.

    Visited places:
    • Trivandrum
    • Kovalam
  • 2
    Day 2

    Morning half a day city tour of Trivandrum.

    Free afternoon on the beach and overnight in Kovalam.

    Visited places:
    • Kovalam
  • 3
    Kovalam – Quilon
    Day 3

    After breakfast, transfer by road to Quilon - the fascinating medieval international spice trade center, famous for its cashews and cuisines.

    Check-in at the hotel. After freshening up, visit the historic ruins of temples, built in ornate style. Also visit a nearby village to get an insight into the unique life style and culture of locals.

    Overnight in Quilon.

    Visited places:
    • Kovalam
    • Quilon
  • 4
    Quilon – Alleppey
    Day 4

    After breakfast leaving to Alleppey - known as Venice of the east.

    Boarding to your houseboat at 12.30, you will cruise into the canals of Vembanad Lake to witness the traditional Kerala village life remind unchanged for many years.

    The most enchanting holiday experience, in this world of simple pleasures, you will skim past ancient Chinese fishing nets, water lilies, lush paddy fields, coir villages, rustic homes, temples and coconut groves.

    Overnight on board of the houseboat.

    Visited places:
    • Quilon
    • Alleppey
    Accommodation offered:
  • 5
    Alleppey – Kumarakom
    Day 5

    Disembark from the houseboat at 9.30am and transfer to Kumarakom - an enchanting backwater village located on the banks of Vembanad Lake.

    Check-in to Backwater Resort and afternoon visiting to Kumarakom bird sanctuary - a favorite haunt for migratory birds from across the world which makes it renowned bird watching place.

    Overnight in Kumarakom.

    Visited places:
    • Alleppey
    • Kumarakom
  • 6
    Kumarakom – Thekkady
    Day 6

    After breakfast leave to Periyar that lies on the shades of cardamom hills.

    Check-in to your resort. In the afternoon there will be a spice plantations' tour and motor boat ride on the lake of Periyar to watch the wildlife.

    Overnight in Periyar.

    Visited places:
    • Kumarakom
    • Thekkady
  • 7
    Thekkady – Munnar
    Day 7

    After breakfast proceed for Munnar, through the scenic tea, cardamom, pepper and other plantations.

    Enroute visiting to tea processing factory. Arrived in Munnar check-in to your resort, Munnar is considered the heaven of peace and tranquillity covered by an unending expanse of tea plantations with valleys and mountains.

    In afternoon we will explore the tea plantations area near by the resort accompanied by resort staff.

    Overnight in Munnar.

    Visited places:
    • Thekkady
    • Munnar
  • 8
    Day 8

    Day visiting Eravikulam national park - a home for endangered nilgiri Thar and visiting tea museum and Mattupatti dam.

    Overnight in Munnar.

    Visited places:
    • Munnar
  • 9
    Munnar – Cochin
    Day 9

    After breakfast drive to Cochin. Check-in to your hotel.

    In the afternoon there is a tour of historic Fort Cochin influenced by many international cultures such as Portuguese, Chinese and Dutch, visiting of St. Francis Church where Portuguese sailor Vasco Da Gama was buried and visiting of the Jewish synagogue - decorated by large Belgian chandeliers and hand painted Chinese tiles later visit to Dutch Palace which houses lots of mural paintings and visit Chinese Fishing Nets introduced by Chinese traders long ago still available in Kerala backwaters as a traditional way of fishing.

    Overnight in Cochin.

    Visited places:
    • Munnar
    • Cochin
  • 10
    Day 10

    The end of our tour has come. After breakfast, you will have free time until the transfer to the airport.

    Visited places:
    • Cochin
  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes
    • Accommodation in all specified hotels mentioned above or similar
    • Breakfast in all hotels
    • Breakfast, lunch, dinner on board Houseboat
    • Kathakali Show in Cochin
    • Boat Ride, Spice Plantations Tour & Elephant Ride in Thekkady
    • All transfers and sightseeing by Air conditioned Tata Indigo Car with English Speaking driver as per the itinerary
    • Driver’s allowances, diesel / parking charges and all expenses related to car & driver
    • Assistance at arrival and departure points
    • All applicable Taxes

    Please note:

    • A Special Kerala Dinner from India’s Invitation.  
    • The above cost is subject to minimum 02 full paying passengers.
    • Please feel free to ask us to change any hotel in case you want to change or upgrade.
    Price does not include
    • Monument Entrance fee, Guide fee & Camera Fee (Video / Still) at the sightseeing places
    • Tips, porterage, Ayurveda massages / treatments
    • International Flight fares, Visa, Insurance
    • Any items of personal nature