Spectacular Kerala

Spectacular Kerala (10 Nights)- Overview

On this journey your senses will be awoken with a comprehensive experience of Kerala, highlighting the beauty and serenity that this place has to offer. You will get to explore the natural beauty of Munnar with its eco-friendly environment boasting a great outdoor space of trees, vegetation and embedded rose gardens.

As we move further away from the mountain region you will get to experience the backwaters of Kerala with its houseboats and the iconic beaches in Kovalam.

Kerala boasts some amazing wildlife from some of the rarest and endangered species to India’s indigenous wildlife. Get to see how the people in the quaint towns live with this unique once-in-a-lifetime experience of India.

Additional Inclusions

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

Spectacular Kerala (10 Nights)- Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Kochi

Your Kochi experience starts off at the airport terminal where one of our dedicated tour guides will give you a warm welcome to the Historical town of Kochi. You will be driven in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle that will take you to your hotel for check-in. After settling in we will take on an enlightening tour to experience the old fisherman’s town boast classic architecture and charming street-side restaurants and cafes.

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

Day trip to Athirapilly

After waking up to a mouth-watering breakfast you will set out for a day trip in Athirapilly where you will get to explore the majestic Athirapilly and Vazhachal falls. Athirapilly waterfall is the largest in Kerala and stands at 80 feet tall. Surrounding this great water feature is a dense green forest home to many endangered and endemic species of flora and fauna.

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

Venture out to Munnar

After spending two days in Kochi, you will now make your way to the next part of your Kerala experience. The four-hour scenic journey passes through a mountainous area boasting trees of lush green vegetation. We will pass over the Neriamangalam bridge that overlooks Periyar river. You will also get an opportunity to explore some of the other waterfalls in this region.

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

Explore Munnar

After spending your first night at your resort in Munnar, you will be treated to a delicious breakfast before being taken on a tour of the natural surround of Munnar. You will get to experience a variety of attractions including Echo Point, Tea Plantations, and Eravikulam National Park. The national park located in the Western Ghats has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site featuring 26 different species of mammals.

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

Travel to Thekkady

Your morning will start off with something to eat before checking out of the resort in Munnar. You will then proceed to make your way to Thekkady, home to Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Upon arrival in Thekkady you will check into the beautiful resort that will be home for the next two nights. After check-in you will have the option to embark on a scenic boat cruise on Lake Periyar and, a chance to spot the wildlife roam freely in the confides of the park.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Coffee Bungalow
Day 6

Attractions in Thekkady

After a restful night at the resort you will be taken on a sightseeing trip exploring the various attractions that this sanctuary has to offer. Get to interact with the elephants at the Elephant Junction, go boating on a bamboo rafting adventure and, check out Kathakali and Martial Arts Show in the evening.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Coffee Bungalow
Day 7

Venture to Kumarakom

Check-out from the resort in Thekkady after breakfast and venture out to the tropical backwater town of Kumarakom. Centred around canals and the backwaters of Kerala, this gorgeous town boasting rows of coconut trees and houseboats is the perfect escape away from the city. You will check-in to a resort near Vembanad lake where you will get to spend the afternoon at leisure taking in the peace and tranquillity that this place has to offer.

  • Room 4 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Deluxe room
Day 8

Houseboat stay in Alleppey

After enjoying a night at a resort in Kumarakom, we will give a different experience where you will get to experience what its like staying in a traditional houseboat set on the water. You will get to go on a cruise exploring the area. Keep a lookout for the Chinese fishing nets and, the locals curating coir products near the rustic homes. All meals are included during your stay on the houseboat.

  • Room Deluxe Houseboat
  • Meals All Meals
  • Style Deluxe room
Day 9

Visit Kovalam

A five-hour journey takes us to the seaside town of Kovalam. After check-out from the Houseboat you will be taken on to experience a coastal region boasting some of the most pristine beaches that Kerala has to offer. Kovalam is a well-known beach that was a favourite during the hippy era in India. It has since made a comeback with tourists coming here to explore its warm waters, golden sands and, amazing sunsets. Other beaches that you will get to explore include Lighthouse Beach boasting a 30m lighthouse and, Hawah Beach.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Deluxe sea facing room
Day 10

Welcome to Kanaykumari

After breakfast you will check-out of the resort in Kovalam and make your way to last resort of this journey in Kanaykumari. This town is famous for being the meeting point of different oceans and features some of the most iconic sites. We will take you on a sightseeing experience where you will get to visit Mahatma Gandhi Memorial, Vivekananda Memorial, and take pictures near the Thiruvalluvar Statue – an iconic figure seen as a saint by the Indian community.  After an eventful day exploring the eclectic and streets you will have get to have a good night rest at the resort.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Deluxe sea facing room
Day 11

Conclude Your Journey

After breakfast you will check-out of the resort and make a one-hour trip to Trivandrum Airport for departure.

  • Meals Breakfast

Spectacular Kerala - Distance & Map

The total distance to be covered in 11 days in the "Spectacular Kerala" package covering Kochi, Munnar, Thekkady, Kumarakom, Alleppey and Kovalam is 760 kilometres. The road conditions can be crowded though on occasion with pedestrians, vehicles and local traffic!

Essential Information

  • Cochin International Airport
  • Trivandrum Airport
  • A/C Sedan Car
  • 3 Star
  • Accommodation with the mentioned hotels for 10 nights with room and meal plans as specified.
  • Dzire vehicle for 11 Days with 1500 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 


  • 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 www.periyarfoundation.org in Thekkady. (If you need help, please speak to your tripdesigner)
  • Any additional expenses incurred due to any flight delay or cancellation, weather conditions, political closures etc
  • Tips/ Porter Charges/ Airfare Not Included
  • Any other services not specified above

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Questions on Spectacular Kerala (10 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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