Kerala Hill Station Tour
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Day : 1
Arrive Cochin. On arrival, welcome by our representative and transfer to Hotel. Evening, we drive to Harbor Cruise of Cochin. With one of the finest natural harbors in the world -Cochin was once a major centre for commerce and trade with the British, Arabs, Chinese, Portuguese, and Dutch etc. All communities found a welcome in Kerala. Over night stay at Cochin 
Day : 2
Morning sight seeing of Cochin including Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, and Chinese Fishing nets, St. Francis Church etc. Evening, enjoy the Kathakali Dance Show. Over night stay at Cochin 
Day : 3
Cochin - Kozhikode (Calicut) 
Morning drive to Kozhikode (185 kms./ 4 hrs). Free for boating at afternoon. Over night stay at Calicut 
Day : 4
Visit Calicut including Pazahssiraja Museum & Art Gallery and Kappad Beach -a historic beach where Vasco da Gama landed in 1498 and Beypore -a prominent port and important trade and maritime centre. Ancient Beypore was much sought after by merchants from Western Asia for its shipbuilding industry. The art of "Uru" (Arabian trading vessel) building is a tradition of over 1500 years and you can even witness some of them being built and you could also buy their miniature versions from local shops. Over night stay at Calicut 
Day : 5
Kozhikode - Guruvayur 
Drive to Guruvayur (3 hrs) -the temple town. Walk around the temple to witness the small colourfull shops. Afternoon visit Punnathoorkotta -the home of 50 elephants offers unusual spectacles of the gently pachyderm. These temple elephants are decorated for the various festivals and most important of them is Thrissur, Pooram at Trichur when 30 caparisoned elephants decorated with gold ornaments line up on opposite sides and traditional music (panchvadhyam) is played. Over night 
Day : 6
Guruvayur - Munnar 
Morning drive to Munnar (175 kms /4 hrs.) the hill resort (alt. 1600 m). Afternoon free to witness the beauty of nature at its best. Over night stay at Munnar 
Day : 7
Morning visit Eravikulam National Park - the natural habitat of the Nilgiri Tahr (a rare mountain goat) and the highest peak of South India - Anaimudi (2695 meters) is also within its limits. Afternoons have relaxed in hotel (optional visit to Kunnakkamalai Tea estate by jeep). Over night stay at Munnar 
Day : 8
Munnar - Periyar 
Drive to Periyar (100 kms / 3 hrs) which is most scenic while you drive down through Tea and spice plantations through the green and blue hills. By afternoon take a Boat safari in Lake Periyar inside the Periyar National Park. Over night stay at Periyar 
Day : 9
Periyar - Kumarakom 
Drive to Kumarakom (130 kms/3 Hrs) a unique backwater destination situated on the banks of the Vembanadu Lake. Evening sunset cruise on lake after visiting Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Over night stay at Kumarakom 
Day : 10
Kumarakom - Kollam (House boat) 
Embark on the Kettuvallam -the typical House Boats and sail through the most beautiful backwaters region towards Kollam These traditional boats gently sail on through the rural interiors of Kerala which remain hidden from the road. Over night stay in House boat 
Day : 11
Kollam - Trivandram - Kovalam 
and capital of Kerala state. Places of interest in Trivandram are Sri Padmanabha Temple, Kuthiramalika Palace, Trivandrum Zoo, Srichithra Art Gallery and Napier Musiem. Evening is free to relax on the beach. Over night stay at Kovalam 
Day : 12
Day free to relax on the beach. Over night stay at Kovalam 
Day : 13
Kovalam - Kanniyakumari - Kovalam 
Full day excursion to Kanniyakumari (also known as Cape Comorin which is 67 kms / 1 ½ 2 Hrs) -the tip of peninsular India where 3 seas -Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal meet. Enroute visit Padmanabhapuram Palace well known for wooden works, and then also visit Kanniyakumari Temple, Gandhi Memorial and Vivekananda Memorial. Evening visit the spectacular Sunset and drive back to Kovalam hotel. Over night stay at Kovalam 
Day : 14
Kovalam -Trivandram 
Drive to Trivandram airport (17 Kms) and connect your international flight for home. (Hotel Checkout 12:00 Hrs)