Kerala is also known as “God’s own country”. It is one such destination in India which is a heaven for all nature lovers, as you see greenery all around in Kerala. It is one of the richest states of India when it comes to culture and heritage. The natural beauty of Kerala is really mesmerizing on its own and you will never find something like that in any other part of the country. Everything is just beautiful and serene, and it is a must-have destination on every travel enthusiast’s bucket list. It is a perfect blend of amazing hills, beautiful backwaters, a serene ambiance of natural beauty, and much more. It is like all 7 colors of a rainbow in a single frame. Let’s have a quick look at the 7-days itinerary for you to cover all the splendors of Kerala in your upcoming trip.
- Periyar wildlife reserve visit
- Full day Periyar sightseeing
- Kumarakom bird sanctuary visit
- Vembanad backwater tour
- Fun fishing time in Mararikulam
Splendors of Kerala Tour Itinerary
Day 1 :Arrival in Kochi
Kochi is one of the main cities of Kerala as it is well connected with all parts of the country by air, road, and railways. Kochi is known for its rich history and of course the sea. Reach Kochi, check in to your hotel, and have a delicious breakfast.
Start exploring Kochi with Fort Kochi. The fort is known for its Pinteresty streets where you can take a lot of pictures, it has its own historical significance and looks amazing. Visit the Vasco da Gama Square and St. Francis Church here and do not forget to enjoy the delicious local food from the Local restaurants.
End your day with a beautiful Kathakali performance, this is going to be an amazing experience as you get to witness the authentic culture of Kerala. Also, try the local cuisine which gives you the taste of local Kerala food.
Day 2 :Kochi to Munnar
Start your day early in the morning by visiting Mattancherry Palace, which is known for its captivating architecture, it is also called the Dutch Palace. This is going to be a really interesting visit, especially for those who take an interest in history.
Jew town is popular for its antique shops, they offer you such amazing souvenirs and a lot of other stuff which will always remind you of Kerala. Drive from Kochi to Munnar. This drive is going to be a beautiful experience in itself as you get to see amazing views and waterfalls on the way. It will take you approx. 4 hours to drive from Kochi to Munnar.
Check in to your hotel, and have a relaxing evening in the resort in Munnar. The resorts in Munnar are super luxurious and you will have a lot of activities to enjoy.
Day 3 :Munnar Sightseeing
Start your day early in Munnar by visiting the tea plantations, which look so amazing, and click a lot and lot of pictures there. You can also visit the tea factories where you will see the entire process of making tea.
Visit Eravikulam National Park. There are a lot of trekking options in the park and you will enjoy the greenery all around. It is a picture-perfect destination and you will thoroughly enjoy it with your loved ones.
Enjoy boating at the Mattupetty dam and also witness some of the most beautiful birds out there. Explore the Attukal waterfalls, and enjoy the mesmerizing views out there.
Day 4 :Explore Thekkady
Head to Thekkady early in the morning, it will take you approx. 3-4 hours to reach Thekkady. This drive is going to be a beautiful experience as you get to see majestic views on the way. Thekkady is a heaven for those who love wildlife and nature. Check in to your hotel, relax for a while, and then go out to visit some beautiful spots.
Visit Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary to see wildlife like elephants and birds while cruising on the tranquil Periyar Lake. This boating is going to be really enjoyable. Explore the spice plantations in Thekkady to learn about the growing of different spices, such as cloves, cardamom, and pepper. You should also buy some fresh spices for your home and loved ones.
Day 5 :Spend a Day in Alleppey
Drive from Thekkady to Alleppey, takes approx. 4 hours to reach Alleppey. Alleppey is another gem in Kerala which looks like a heaven. It is known for its backwaters and houseboats. Check in to your houseboat and relax for a while.
Experience the serene backwaters of Kerala and the authentic Kerala vibes inside the houseboat. Enjoy the authentic food of Kerala in the evening. Also, have a nice cruise ride in the backwaters of Alleppey. Alleppey Beach is a lovely experience in itself. Ensure that you visit the beach during the sunset.
Day 6 :Explore Kovalam
Kovalam is an easy drive from Alleppey. It is an also known as the beach paradise and the sunsets here are just breathtaking. Visit Kovalam Beach, it is a beautiful beach with golden sands. You are going to love the vibe of this beach, as the atmosphere here is something you must have never experienced.
Pay a visit to Napier Museum, it is an excellent place to explore the rich history of Kerala. You will find the evidence of amazing culture of Kerala, and especially if you are a history lover, you are going to enjoy the heritage of Kerala here.
Day 7 :Time to depart from Kerala
Start your day with Padmanabhaswamy Temple, it is known for its captivating architecture and is also a very important site from a religious point of view. It’s a must-visit in Trivandrum. Reach on time to the airport to board your flight to your destination.
- Air tickets from your city to Kochi and back to your city is included in the package. The final amount of the package is calculated basis the airfare from your city to Kochi.
- All kinds of transport within Kerala, to all destinations for all 7 days, including the airport transfers are included in the package.
- Accommodation for all 7 days is included, and you will be provided stay in luxurious resorts and also houseboats.
- Sightseeing tours along with guides are included in the package.
- The package does not include any kind of meal. It is upon the tourists to manage the meals as per their choice. The team will be there for any assistance in this case.
- If you opt for any other activity that is not included in the package, you have to bear the charges.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q1.What Is The Right Time To Visit Kerala?
A. It is always better to visit Kerala in the winter to enjoy the beauty of pleasant weather. Kerala might be humid in the summers, and you cannot enjoy the backwaters in the monsoon. Hence, November to February is ideal for a Kerala tour.
Q2.Can We Customize The Package Offered?
A. Yes, the package is totally customizable. You can increase the number of days, destinations, and activities basis your budget.
Q3.Can We Include Meals In The Package?
A. Yes, you have the option to include meals in your package, however, we would suggest only adding breakfast even if you wish to add meals, as you must try local food rather than eating in your hotel when in Kerala.
Q4.Is The Entrance Fee To Monuments Included In The Package?
A. Yes, the entrance fee to all monuments is included in the package.
Q5.Can I Extend My Trip And Make It A 10-Day Tour?
A. No, you can’t stretch your trip. However, you can look for our other interesting itineraries that suit your holiday mood.