Delightful Kerala (9 Days )
Kerala (Ke-ra-la), the land of coconuts is one of the most exotic tourist destinations in India. Its location is to the extreme south of the Indian subcontinent adjoining the Arabian Sea. This excursion tour takes you to the south and the central part of Kerala. The highlight of this tour is the backwater cruise and the Boat race, which is organized during the Onam festival.
Day 1: Thiruvananthapuram
Arrival at Thiruvananthapuram International Airport. Move to your hotel and evening at leisure.
Day 2: Kovalam
Spend the day at Kovalam Beach. Indulge in a lip-smacking cuisine, Ayurvedic massage, and walk down to the antique shops.
Day 3: Picnic on Ponmudi Hills.
Day 4: Kollam backwater cruise, Ayurvedic massage at a backwater resort (optional), and a trip to Palaruvi waterfalls mark the day.
Day 5 and 6: (day 6 was missing, please check with client) Alappuzha backwater cruise (cruise onboard a houseboat through the scenic backwaters of Alappuzha or Thottapally. En-route visit temples, churches. Watch rural life, the art of coir making, basket weaving, etc. Walk across the Alappuzha beach, have a trip to Pathiramanal. Visit the Krishnapuram Palace.
Day 7: Return to Thiruvananthapuram. Visit the Veli Tourist Village and Aakulam Boat Club.
Day 8: Enjoy a full-day excursion to Kanyakumari.
Day 9: Return flight.