Departure from Europe to Trivandrum
Arrival in Trivandrum, capital of Kerala State and transfer to Kovalam, located at one of the most beautiful beaches of India, ideal for surfing, swimming and catamaran sailing. Free afternoon at the beach.
Departure for a full day excursion to Kanyakumari, the southernmost point of India. On the way visit of the magnificent Padmanabhapuram Palace of the former Maharadjas. At Kanyakumari visit Amman, Vivekanand Rock Memorial and the Tiruvalluvar temple. It is at this point that the Indian Ocean joins the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. Back to Kovalam late in the evening.
After breakfast departure to Trivandrum to visit the town and Shree Padmanabha Swami Temple, the Napier Museum, the art gallery Chitralayam, the zoo and the Kanakakannu Palace. Accommodation in Kovalam.
After breakfast departure to Changanacherry to visit the Nagaraya Temple dedicated to the God of snakes. Arrival in Alleppey and overnight in a hotel in the famous Backwaters of Kerala.
Cruise on the Backwaters of Kerala aboard a Houseboat arrived in the evening at the Lake Vembanad and overnight on board.
After breakfast disembarkation and departure to Periyar. After lunch visit a few plantations and surrounding villages. Accommodation in Periyar.
In early morning, boat trip on Lake Periyar. On the shores of the Lake one can see the Sambhur deer, monkeys and wild elephants. In the afternoon, hiking in the National Park with a guide.
From Periyar the journey continues towards Munnar, surrounded by the green hills of tea plantations in a beautiful mountanous region. It is one of the most beautiful “Hill Stations” of Tamil Nadu and a place highly sought to spend a honeymoon and also appreciated by hikers in a subtropical nature.
After breakfast departure (8km) walk or drive towards the Eravikulam National Park along plantations and Hill Rajamalai, last refuge of the Nilgiri Tahr goats, species in danger of extinction. On the way back visit of the dam Mattupetty and the “Swiss farm” housing in Munnar.
Free day for shopping or visits and departure to the airport for your return flight. Possibility of extension with an additional overnight stay.
Arrival in Europe Note:- The same program but in reverse sense is possible.