Experience God’s Own Country, Kerala in a 5 day tour surrounded by valleys, midland plains and coastal belts with a feel of responsible travel. Start the tour at Kochi, moving onto the Spice Village in Thekkady. followed by a boat ride, enjoy the serenity at Kumarakom and ending back at Kochi.
Kochi is situated on the southwest coast of the Indian peninsula in the breathtakingly scenic and prosperous state of Kerala, God’s Own Country. A stroll along the beach, particularly at sunset with the Chinese fishing nets and sailing ships in the background, is a memorable experience.
Our representative will come and pick you at the designated time for you to experience the beauty of Kochi, visit the Jewish Synagogue (closed on Fridays and Saturdays), Dutch Palace (closed on Fridays) and the Chinese Fishing nets.
Thekkedy is South India’s most popular wildlife sanctuary, covering an area of 777 sq. kms. Set on the attractive manmade Periyar Lake, it attracts several visitors a year. Though the sanctuary was made a part of Project Tiger in 1973, it is better known for its elephants.
After you have checked in and relaxed, proceed for a plantation tour of the Spice Village property which is offered by the hotel. Enjoy the remaining day at leisure.
Our representative will come and pick you at the designated time for you to enjoy a boat ride on Lake Periyar, a manmade lake. See the wildlife on the banks of the lake between the shore and the forest edge. Spot birds as well. Later drive to Kumarakom.
Kumarakom is a serenely beautiful and scenic backwater destination, a charming peninsula jutting into the Vembanad Lake. Here an old rubber plantation around the lake has been developed into a bird sanctuary. A path goes through the swamp to the main nesting area, while the island in the middle of the lake can be reached by boat.
After breakfast our representative will come and pick you at the designated time, to drive to Cochin airport for your onward flight.