Itinerary of Traverse the Beautiful Beaches of Kerala
A narrow stretch of land in the southern part of India has managed to enchant tourists for decades. It is a serene world of its own, where one can languish on a houseboat and float through quaint backwaters that snake their way through the abundant greenery. Kerala has rightly earned the title of ‘God’s Own Country’, as nature has bestowed this place graciously. The Munnar – Alleppey – Varkala – Kovalam tour gives you a glimpse of this majestic land and the opportunity to enjoy its beaches.
The beaches of Kerala reflect the states unique trait of serene beauty, and the 7 days 6 nights tour in this place will give you a firsthand experience of it.
- Day 01: Arrival in Munnar from Kochi (130 km / 3 Hours 57 Mins)
- Day 02:Munnar Excursion
- Day 03:Munnar to Alleppey (171 km / 4 Hours 53 Mins)
- Day 04:Alleppey to Varkala (106.9 km / 3 Hours 12 Mins)
- Day 05:Varkala to Kovalam (56.5 km / 1 Hour 36 Mins)
- Day 06:Kovalam Excursion
- Day 07:Departure from Kovalam to Trivandrum (17.5 km / 37 Mins)
You will be greeted and escorted from the Cochin International Airport by our representatives. Upon your arrival in the luscious green Munnar, you can check in at the hotel, sit back and take in the place that is fondly referred to as ‘Nature Lover’s Paradise’. Enjoy a delicious supper and an overnight stay at the hotel.
Start your day early with a hearty breakfast and get set to explore the beautiful hill station, Munnar. Breathe in the freshness and exotic fragrance of green tea plantations at Mattupetty and enjoy the breathtaking view around Kundala Lake. The panoramic view that awaits you at Echo point is a clear example of the splendid beauty of Munnar that wins over the senses. You can enjoy more of flora and fauna and even spot the rare Nilgiri Tahr at Eravikulam National Park. Other remarkable places on the list are Photo Point, Elephant Arrival Spot, Anaimudi Peak, Tata Tea Museum, and more.
Return back to the hotel for a filling dinner and night stay.
After a warm breakfast, check out of the hotel and bid adieu to Munnar. What awaits next on your journey is a place famous for its backwaters, houseboats, lush coconut lagoons and paddy fields. Soak in the beauty of Alappuzha Beach which is packed with fun activities. You can enjoy a ride in the houseboat that will not just be a unique experience but will also give you a glimpse of coir villages and everyday life in Alleppey. Pay a holy visit to one of the oldest temples in Kerala, the Sree Subrahmanya Swamy temple and also checkout oldest lighthouse in Kerala which is Alleppey Lighthouse.
Later check in at the hotel/boathouse for a tasty supper and refreshing sleep.
Post a scrumptious breakfast and check out, head towards Varkala. The first place on the list here is Varkala Beach. This stretch of glistering sand with endless waves rising and falling also has a mystical importance. Not only can you stretch back and enjoy a good view here but a dip in the water can wash away all your sins. Next is a colorful, majestic and fascinating temple that is almost 2000 years old. Janardana Swami Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and boasts of a stunning Dravidian architecture. Another glorious water body here is the Kappil Lake with the ocean on one side and beach on another.
Return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Check out of the hotel after breakfast and make your way towards Kovalam. Spend a few blissful hours at the Kovalam Beach where you can just lay back and drink in the beautiful surroundings, or enjoy some water sport activities. Also check out the India’s first Artificial Off-Shore Coral Reef at the Kovalam Beach. You can enjoy surfing on the reef. Next is the Lighthouse Beach which offers some great view and tasty cuisines. Lined with numerous eateries, this place is always buzzing. You can dig into some local seafood here and also enjoy the splash of waves while lunching.
Check in at the hotel for dinner and a refreshing sleep.
Start your day with scrumptious breakfast and head out for sightseeing in Kovalam. The beautiful destination has so much in store for its tourists. Begin your day by first visiting Hawa Beach where you can ravel in the stunning coastline by strolling along the shore, bask in sun, enjoy a refreshing boat ride, go surfing or enjoy mouth-watering seafood from the nearby shacks. Samudra Beach, on the other hand, is a paradise for those seeking some solitude away from the crowd. Next head to the Vellayani Lake, a popular fresh water lake in Kerala. It is also the venue for the famous snake boat race that is held annually during the Onam festival.
This memorable journey comes to an end here. After a warm breakfast and checkout, you are driven to Trivandrum International Airport.
Main Highlights of this Tour
Mattupetty, Kundala Lake, Eravikulam National Park, Photo Point, Elephant Arrival Spot, Anaimudi Peak, Tata Tea Museum, Alappuzha Beach, Sree Subrahmanya Swamy temple, Alleppey Lighthouse, Varkala Beach, Janardana Swami Temple, Kappil Lake, Kovalam Beach, Artificial Off-Shore Coral Reef, Lighthouse Beach, Hawa Beach, Vellayani Lake, Samudra Beach