Colorful Kerala

Colorful Kerala (16 Nights)- Overview

Kerala is known for its lush green natural beauty. This part of India is home to waterfalls, spices, coffee/tea plantations, rain-forest, hills, exotic birds, wild animals, butterflies, gardens and much more. If you are looking for a long trip to Kerala; where you want to explore the different parts of Kerala with enthusiasm then it is the right package for you.

Additional Inclusions

  • Pickup
  • Houseboat
  • Backwater
  • BeachVisit
  • Breakfast
  • Trekking
  • Private Car
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Plantation

Colorful Kerala (16 Nights)- Itinerary

Day 1


Get welcomed by our representative. The chauffeur will be glad to receive you and travel towards Thrissur to start a wonderful journey of South India. Thrissur is approximately 86 Kms away from Kochi and it takes almost 2 hours to reach the destination via car. Check in to the resort in Thrissur and head out for local sightseeing. Spend a relaxing night at the resort.

  • Room 4 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Deluxe Double
Day 2


Thrissur is famously known to be the cultural and spiritual city of Kerala. The attractions of Thrissur include various temples like “Vadakkumnathan Temple”, “Patamekkavu Temple” and “Thriruvambadi Sri Krishna Temple”. The place is famous for its majestic churches known as “Our Lady of Dolours Syro-Malabar Catholic Basilica” and” Our Lady of Lourdes Syro-Malabar Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral”. “Our Lady of Dolours Syro-Malabar Catholic Basilica” is the largest church in India. The city is home to some amazing cultural annual events. Among all the events; Thrissur International Film Festival and Pooram are two most famous annual events celebrated in Thrissur. Other attractions of the place include Shakthan Thampuran Palace visit and Kollengode Palace Museum

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


Continue your Thrissur sightseeing after checking out of the hotel. Have your breakfast in the morning in the hotel before leaving. Visit Chittur Kongampada and Chitturkayu Bhagavathy Temple. Get to experience the famous Pooram and later head towards Palakkad. Upon arrival to Palakkad; check into a resort and spend the night in your own comfort.

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


It is time for sightseeing in Palakkad after a relishing breakfast in the morning at the resort. Palakkad famously known to be the land of Palmyrahs is home to a virgin hill station known as Nelliyampathy, tea gardens and coffee/ cardamom/ orange plantations. The intensive deep view of the rain forest of Nelliyampathy attracts tourists from all over the world. One can come across several waterfalls and streams in Palakkad. The rocky hill ranges make the place look even more beautiful. Another attraction of this place is Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary, which was formed in the year 1973 and is known for its rich bio-diversity.

In the evening, proceed towards Pollachi. It takes approximately 1 hour 15 minutes to reach the next destination. Upon arrival; check into a resort in Pollachi.

  • Room 4 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Executive Deluxe
Day 5


After spending a nice night in the hotel; get up in the morning for a wonderful breakfast. Then, checkout from the resort and heard towards Madurai. Go sightseeing in Madurai for the rest of the day. The famous attractions of this place include Madurai Meenakshi Temple with beautiful Dravidian architecture, the rock-cut cave temple Thirupparankundram, the Vishnu dedicated Alagarkoil Temple, magnificent Thirumalai Naicker Palace of17th century, Gandhi Museum and modern Eco Park. Get back to the resort and relax at night.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Royal Superior
Day 6


Check out more places in Madurai after breakfast. Puthu Mandapam dedicated to Lord Sundreshwara and Saint Mary’s Cathedral are another two attractions in Madurai. You can even visit Gandhi Memorial Museum. Have a good night’s sleep in the hotel.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Royal Superior
Day 7


After checking out from Madurai; start your journey for Munnar through Theni. Continue your trip to head towards the thrilling Echo Point and marvellous elephant arrival spot of Munnar. Once you arrive in Munnar, check into the resort. Relax in the resort.

  • Room 4 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Horizon View Villa
Day 8


Check out from the resort after breakfast and head out for local sightseeing in Munnar. The hill station Munnar of Idukki district situated over 5,600ft above the mean sea level is popular for its chilling weather and magnificent nature. It is popularly called the “Kashmir of South India”. Visit Eravikulam National Park of Munnar, which is home to endangered Nilgiri Tahr and other animals, birds and butterflies. This destination is most beautiful during the blooming of Neelakurinji when the hills are covered by purple hues due to the colour of the flowers. Mattupetty is another attraction of Munnar, which is famous for its picturesque landscape, hills, lake and masonry dam. One can even go for boating and horse riding in Mattupetty. Echo point is near Mattupetty and is a prime view-point of the purple Neelakurinji flowers during the blooming season. One can experience an amazing panoramic view of Munnar from this point and to hear one’s own echo. Pothanmedu and Poopara are known for the various plantations. Other attractions include Rose garden and Tea museum.

Later by the afternoon, proceed for your next destination that is Thodupuzha. Check into a hotel or opt for homestay in Thodupuzha to spend a comfortable night.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals All Meals
  • Style Deluxe Non A/C Cottage Rooms
Day 9


After a nice breakfast in the morning; enjoy your day doing various activities in Thodupuzha. You can enjoy various activities like swimming in the swimming pool, boating, kayaking, water polo, trekking to Nadukani Pavilion (famous for panoramic view), Trekking to the Cliff and adventure rope activities.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals All Meals
  • Style Deluxe Non A/C Cottage Rooms
Day 10


Check out from the hotel in Thodupuzha and hear towards the peaceful Alleppey. Check into a resort in Alleppey, a place famous for its backwaters. Alleppey is no just rich in flora and fauna but is also known for its beautiful beaches, handmade marine products, exclusive coir products and coir industry. Boat race takes place every year in Punnamada Lake of Alleppey.

One unique attraction of Alleppey is Kuttanad, which is popular for its exuberant paddy fields. It is the land of rice and one of those rare places where below sea level farming is done.

Stay in the resort at night.

  • Room 5 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Suite
Day 11


Proceed towards Kumarakom after a satisfying breakfast. Check in to the traditional houseboat in Kumarakom at 12:00 pm and enjoy a fantastic cruise through the backwaters of Kumarakom till 5:00 pm. Lunch and snacks would be served in the houseboat. After checking out from the houseboat; head back to the resort in Alleppey and spend a comfortable night.

  • Room 5 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Suite
Day 12

Kumarakom-Kochi Airport

Prepare yourself to leave for Kochi airport after breakfast. If you get enough time in hand then explore the famous city. Visit Fort Kochi and Mattancherry to experience the flavour ancient Jewish traditions. The famous attractions of Kochi include Mattancherry Palace, Santa Cruz Basilica, St. Francis Church, The Jews Street and Chinese fishing nets. You can visit Kasi Arts Cafe of Kochi, which is famous for its shakes.

Get dropped to the airport for your next destination; Bangalore. Reach Bangalore and get received by our driver who will take you to your hotel for a comfortable night stay.

  • Room 4 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Standard room
Day 13


Prepare to check out from the hotel in Bangalore after breakfast. Then, head towards Shravanabelagola Temple, which would take approximately 2.5 hours drive. The temple is located 144Kms away from Bangalore, in Hassan and is a famous historical destination. The collection of Jain temples here makes the place popular. The Gommateshvara Bahubali statue is the most visited and important part of the area and is known to be the prime pilgrimage spot of Jains. The surrounding beauty of this place makes it perfect for exploration and photography. Later, proceed towards Mysore and enjoy a 2-hour drive. Check in to a resort in Mysore and spend the night.

  • Room 5 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Superior room
Day 14


Enjoy a day sightseeing in Mysore after breakfast. The city has a flavour of old charm in it. The magnificent palaces and beautiful gardens of this city attract tourists. The broad boulevard and sacred temples of Mysore are known among the travellers of Mysore. The attractions include Srirangapatna, Mysore Palace, St.Philomina Church Krishna Raj Sagra dam, Chamundi Temple and Sivasamudram falls. Visit Brindavan garden to enjoy a show and end the sightseeing trip of the Mysore in the evening. Stay in the hotel at night.

  • Room 5 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Superior room
Day 15


Spend another day in Mysore sightseeing after breakfast. The city belonged to the famous Woderyars, Hindu Kings. The history behind the Wodeyars declares that they got their independence from the Vijayanagar Empire in 1565 and the Wodeyars were the kings of this place ever since. In 1956, the state joined the Republic of India. Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan have also had power of this city for a brief period during 18th century. The attractions for the day would include Sri Ranganathan Swamy Temple, Maharaja's Palace Tippu Sulthan fort, Tippu Sulthan Palace, Tippu Sulthan Memorial Mosque, Jaganmohan Palace, St. Philomena Church,  Chamundeshwari Temple, Valamburi Falls, and Shopping. Spend the night in the resort.

  • Room 5 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Superior room
Day 16


Check out from the resort in Mysore and head towards Bangalore. Check into a resort in Bangalore. Visit the various places of Bangalore for the rest of the day. The attractions here include Bangalore Palace, Vidhana Soudha, Lal Bagh, Bannerghatta National Park and Cubbon Park. Spend the night in the resort.

  • Room 4 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Deluxe room
Day 17


Prepare yourself to leave for Bangalore airport after breakfast. Get dropped to the airport by our driver. Head back to home feeling contented!

  • Meals Breakfast

Map of Distance Covered

The total distance to be covered in 17 days in the "Colorful Kerala" package covering from Cochin International Airport to Thrissur, Palakkad, Pollachi, Madurai, Munnar, Thodupuzha, Alleppey, Bangalore and Mysore is 1,622 kilometres. The road conditions can be crowded though on occasion with pedestrians, vehicles and local traffic!

Essential Information

  • Cochin International Airport
  • Bangalore Airport
  • Innova
  • 4 Star
  • Accommodation with the mentioned hotels for 16 nights with room and meal plans as specified.
  • Innova vehicle for 17 Days with 2400 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 if part of your package 


  • Airfare  not included in the price
  • Indian Visa Fee for Foreign Guests
  • Travel/health insurance.
  • Entrance fees to various sightseeing places/ activities 
  • Meals & Dribks not mentioned in the Itinerary or Inclusions
  • Items of a personal expense such as telephone bills, room service, laundry, etc.
  • Tips & gratuities for drivers & guides
  • Camera/ Video charges.
  • Any Inclusions  not mentioned in the package.
  • Extra runs on the transport other than the Itinerary
  • Charges for early arrivals/ late departures.

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