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GOD’S OWN COUNTRY TOUR is a 10-day holiday to Kerala, offering the best of India’s hill stations and beaches; and combining wildlife sightings with history, as you explore the ancient culture of Southern India.Indian Travel Plan has designed this itinerary to allow you to explore the major tourist hubs of Cochin, Munnar, Periyar, Alleppey and Kovalam. Enquire online and we will tailor-make this package to your requirements.
On arrival in Cochin, you will be met by our English-speaking representative who will take you to your chosen hotel in an air-conditioned car. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure and overnight stay in Cochin.
After breakfast you will visit Mattancherry Palace, Santa Cruz Basilica, the Chinese Fishing Nets, Fort Cochin, St. Francis Church and the Indo-Portuguese Museum – all part of Cochin’s rich history as a trading port. In the evening, you have to the opportunity to visit the Kathakali Center to enjoy traditional local dance. Overnight stay Cochin.
COCHIN – MUNNAR
After breakfast your driver will be waiting to take you to Munnar – one of India’s largest tea production areas. On arrival check-in to your hotel. Rest of day free to explore. Overnight Munnar.
Breakfast at hotel, followed by full day’s sightseeing to Eravikulam National Park, where you may see the endangered NilgiriTahr; and later, Mattupetty Dam and a tea museum withthe chance to walk around the tea plantation. Overnight stay Munnar.
MUNNAR – PERIYAR
Breakfast at hotel, before leaving with your driver for Periyar. On arrival, check in to your chosen hotel and then leave for sightseeing to include Periyar National Park and Periyar Lake. Overnight stay Periyar.
.After breakfast, leave for a full-day’s sightseeing in Periyar National Park, where you will see elephants and many other animals, as well as birds. Also popular is the boat rafting on Periyar Lake. Overnight stay Periyar.
PERIYAR – HOUSEBOAT (ALLEPPEY)
Depart hotel after breakfast and your driver will take you to the boarding point for your houseboat – the beginning of a peaceful backwater journey, where life stands still. All meals will be served onboard and you will have the chance to relax as you cruise. Overnight on houseboat.
Today is a day to relax, cruising the backwaters of Kerala on your houseboat. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will all be cooked and served on board. Overnight on houseboat.
ALLEPPEY – KOVALAM
Breakfast on board and then depart for Kovalam. On arrival, transfer to hotel and spend rest of day at leisure. Overnight Kovalam.
Breakfast at hotel, followed by sightseeing in Kovalam to include: Lighthouse Beach, ThiruvallamParasurama Temple and Samudra Beach. Overnight stayKovalam.
KOVALAM – TRIVANDRUM AND DEPARTURE
Breakfast before departure for Trivandrum, where you will board your flight to your next destination.
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