Astonishing Kerala

Astonishing Kerala (9 Nights)- Overview

"Astonishing Kerala" is a 10 days package offering 2 nights in Kochi (2 different dates), 2 nights in Munnar, 2 nights in Thekkady, 1 night in Alleppey (Houseboat) and 2 nights in Kovalam. Visit Kerala to experience the natural beauty of God's Own Country. The history of Kochi, pleasant beauty of Munnar, Dense woods of Thekkady, Calm backwaters of Alleppey and pristine beaches of Kovalam are all waiting for you!

Additional Inclusions

  • Pickup
  • Houseboat
  • Backwater
  • BeachVisit
  • Breakfast
  • Kalarippyattu
  • Kathakali
  • Beach
  • Private Car
  • Sightseeing
  • Plantation

Astonishing Kerala (9 Nights)- Itinerary

Day 1


Get picked up from the railway-station in Kochi and proceed towards your convenient hotel. Spend a relaxing time in the hotel of your choice.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Deluxe
Day 2


Start your journey for Munnar after enjoying your breakfast in the hotel in Kochi. Experience the aura of the magnificent waterfalls on the way to Munnar. Get to spend some time witnessing different waterfalls like Cheeyappara Waterfalls. The view of Periyar River from Neriamangalam Bridge is another spot on the way tourists love to visit. Stay in a comfortable hotel in Munnar and spend a relaxing night.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Double Room
Day 3


Dedicate this day to roam around the fascinating Munnar, the hill-station of Kerala famous for its magnificent beauty and natural beauty. The aroma of the tea/coffee garden and spice gardens of Munnar attract the tourists. The pleasant weather along with the beauty of greenery surrounding every nook and corner of Munnar is certainly a breath taking experience for its visitors. Famous places of Munnar include Mattupetty, Rose Garden, Tea Museum, Eravikulam National Park and Echo Point. Later, go back to the hotel and spend a relaxing night.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Double Room
Day 4


After a delicious breakfast and checking out from the hotel in Munnar, head towards the home of Tiger Reserve; Thekkady. Thekkady is the place for adventure lovers. Spreading across 777 SQ KM, The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is perfect for the tourists who want to feel the presence of wild animals in forests. Surrounding scenic beauty and dense forests make it an enthralling experience for the visitors to take up the adventure activity as per choice. For a relaxing day in the reserve forest, one can enjoy a calm cruise on the Lake Periyar. Spend a relaxing night in the resort in Thekkady.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Plantation Room
Day 5


After the breakfast, it is time to spend another day in Thekkady! Explore the activities that the Tiger Reserve of this place has to offer. Different types of adventure activities are available and certainly you will get to choose the one that suits your interests the best. Early start is must for the tourists who want to opt for rafting or trekking, while for boating it is better to start after the breakfast. Bamboo rafting is another activity perfect for the adventure lovers. Tickets can be arranged before hand to avoid any hassle. Elephant Junction is another spot people like to experience in Thekkady. Thekkady is home to cultural and traditional show like Kathakali and Martial Arts. A campfire along with family and friends is a nice way to pass time in the evening, if weather is friendly. Spend the night in the resort.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Plantation Room
Day 6

Thekkady-Alleppey (Houseboat)

Alleppey of Kerala is famous for its backwaters, a place known to give life to its inhabitants via the backwater canals. A moving houseboat would be waiting for you in Alleppey. Check into the traditional houseboat and experience an amazing backwater cruise. Meals would be served on board as per your choice and taste. Authentic and traditional Kerala cuisine can be served if you want. The fresh and amazingly tasty food would be specially made to serve your taste buds. The ancient paddy field cultivation can be seen around, a method used since the times of the Kings. The swaying coconut trees and the sight of scenic beauty along with local inhabitants would certainly light up your mood. Spend a relaxing time in the houseboat. The A/C facility is provided from 9:00 pm to 6:00 am.

  • Room Deluxe Houseboat
  • Meals All Meals
  • Style Deluxe Houseboat
Day 7

Alleppey (Houseboat)-Kovalam

After enjoying a nice breakfast, check out from the houseboat and head otowards Kovalam, a place known among the beach lovers. Check into an exotic beach resort and visit the beaches of Kovalam. Kovalam Beach has been the most famous beach during the hippy era. Relax in the resort and spend the evening experiencing local sightseeing. Head out to enjoy the view of the beautiful sunset at Kovalam Beach. Spend the night in the resort.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Ocean View Room
Day 8


Head towards Kanyakumari after breakfast. Kanyakumari is known for the three oceans meeting point. The famous tourist’s spots of this place include Thiruvalluvar Statue, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial and Vivekananda Rock Memorial. The boat trip to Vivekananda Memorial is a wonderful experience, specially the view of the sunset in the evening during the cruise. Stay at the resort at Kovalam.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Ocean View Room
Day 9


Check out from the resort in Kovalam after breakfast and then head towards Kochi. The city with ancient Jewish traditions and architecture affected by the colonial influencers has a great history to share with you. The famous places of Kochi include Fort Kochi, ST. Francis Church, Santa Cruz Basilica and many more. Get to see the traditional Chinese fishing nets and spend a splendid time shopping around in the handicraft market as well as feel the aroma of different spices in Spice Market.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Standard Room
Day 10


Have a nice breakfast in the morning and then check out from the hotel to proceed towards the railway-station in Kochi. Leave with amazing memories, which you can cherish for the lifetime.

Astonishing Kerala - Distance & Map

The total distance in the "Astonishing Kerala" package covering Kochi, Munnar,Thekkady, Alleppey (Houseboat), Kovalam and back to Kochi is 721 Kilometres, which would be covered in 10 days. The road conditions may differ depending on pedestrians as well as cattle and local traffic.

Essential Information

  • Railway-station
  • Railway-station
  • Ertiga
  • 3 Star
  • Accommodation for 9 nights with room and meal plans as specified.
  • Vehicle for 10 Days with 1350 Kilometers blocked from your arrival till departure
  • Airport/Hotel Transfers + Private Vehicle with Chauffeur + Sightseeing by Road
  • All toll and parking and fuel charges and drivers overnight allowance
  • All Currently applicable taxes including GST of 5%
  • All Meals Included for Houseboat Overnight Stay and Lunch, Tea & Snacks for Houseboat Day Cruises. 
  • Expenses of any personal nature (phone calls, laundry, camera entry fee etc).
  • Activity Charges /  Monument Entry Fees  (You can take tickets directly once you choose an activity at any destination with the help of our driver)
  • Boating in Periyar (Thekkady)  direct booking through in Thekkady. (If you need help, please speak to your trip designer)
  • Any additional expenses incurred due to any flight delay or cancellation, weather conditions, political closures etc
  • Visa Charges not included. Check our post on Indian Visa for latest updates-
  • Tips/ Porter Charges/ Airfare Not Included
  • Any other services not specified above

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Questions on Astonishing Kerala (9 Nights)


Asked by Kara Fielding from United Kingdom
1 Year ago

How do I book this holiday?


Answered by Niranjana(Travel Advisor)
December 23, 2019

You can enter your details online any time day or night, and one of our Trip Designers will call you back within 24 hours to help you with booking. Our Trip Designers will be able to assist you further in customising the holiday as per your requirements.


Asked by Josephine Kong from Singapore
1 Year ago

Can I customise this holiday with few hotels of my choice?


Answered by Niranjana(Travel Advisor)
December 23, 2019

We specialise in Customised holiday packages in Kerala and we will be able to offer you any resort in Kerala as we have direct relationshops with most resorts. If you want to change the resorts in this package, one of our trip designers will work with you till you are happy with the package. Our Trip Designers will be also able to tell you the highlights of each resort and you can decide on whether you woud like to book the same resort


Asked by Michala Vestergaard from USA
1 Year ago

I want to book a taxi for this holiday. Do you offer only taxi services only ?


Answered by Niranjana(Travel Advisor)
December 23, 2019

When you book a holiday with hotels and taxi together with us we will be able to offer you much lower rates than what you will get directly. As we use carefully handicked drivers who can offer the quality that we ideally want, we dont offer taxi only booking services.


Asked by Michala Vestergaard from USA
1 Year ago

What are the payment options you offer?


Answered by Niranjana(Travel Advisor)
December 23, 2019

We offer all major payment options including credit cards , debit cards , wire transfer, net banking and UPI.

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