Kochi 7-day Tour, India
Explore the beautiful marine drive, enjoy the magnificent view of the Chinese fishing nets, have fun with the elephants at the elephant center, take a ferry ride in Kochi, the Queen of Arabian sea and the center of the world spice trade, be a part of Kathakali performance and take a tour to the world of Ayurveda.
Chinese fish nets
The Eravikulam national park
Kumarakom bird sanctuary
Kumari Amman Temple
Duration: 6 nights and 7 days.
Airport pick-up and drop-off
Accommodation according to the program
A private guide
Breakfasts and dinners in your hotels
Payment policy: 20% advance payment to confirm hotels booking. The rest of the payment must be made 10 days before arrival to India.
Cancellation policy: 20% cancellation fee will be charged if booking is cancelled 10 days or less prior to the event. 50% cancellation fee will be charged if booking is cancelled 6-10 days prior to the event. 100% cancellation fee will be charged if booking is cancelled 5 days or less prior to the event.
Please note: Minimum 1 person.
Day 1. Cochin
Upon arrival at Cochin airport transfer to your hotel and later afternoon sightseeing - visiting Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, St.Thomas Church, St.Mary's cathedral, Chinese Fish Nets and Bolgatty Palace. Overnight at Hotel Presidency or similar.
Day 2. Cochin - Munnar (135 km, 3.5-hour drive)
After breakfast, drive to Munnar with visiting Cheeyappara waterfalls on the way. Overnight at Hotel Grand Plaza or similar.
Day 3. Munnar
This day after breakfast, a full-day city tour of Munnar including the visit of the tea plantations, Tea Museum and the Eravikulam National park, home of the endangered Nilgiri Tahr (Ibex). Then visit the Mattupetty dam, the Kundala Lake and other scenic spots. Overnight at Hotel Grand Plaza or similar.
Day 4. Munnar - Kumarakom (190 km, 6-hour drive)
After breakfast, drive to Kumarakom and check-in to your hotel. The rest of the day at leisure for independent activities. Overnight at Hotel Gold Field or similar.
Day 5. Kumarakom - Kovalam (175 km, 4.5-hour drive)
Morning visit to Kumarakom bird sanctuary, later drive to Kovalam upon arrival check in your hotel. Overnight at Hotel Samura or similar.
Day 6. Kovalam - Kanyakumari - Kovalam (85 km, 2-hour drive)
Day excursion trip to Kanyakumari including visit to Kumari Amman Temple. The temple is devoted to the Goddess Parvathi as Devi Kanya - the Virgin Goddess. Then we will visit the Vivekananda Memorial that was built on the Vivekananda Rock and devoted to Swami Vivekananda. The next step will be Gandhi Mandapam - this memorial stands on the place where the ashes of Mahatma Gandhi were kept for public viewing before being immersed into the sea. Overnight at Hotel Samura or similar.
Day 7. Kovalam - Trivandrum
This day after breakfast transfer to Trivandrum airport.