Day 01: Cochin
On Arrival at Cochin Airport/Ernakulam Railway station you will be welcomed by our tour representative and transfer to hotel .Afternoon proceed for a local tour of Cochin .You will be transferred to Cochin Harbour to board a speed boat which takes you to the gate way of the Arabian Sea .On arrival fort Cochin transfer to the island and proceed for a local tour which covers Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church, Chinese Fishing nets .Evening return back to Cochin Harbour .Evening visit Cochin beach and 6.30pm proceed for a Kathakali show Kerala’s own classical dance drama program later return back to hotel and over night stay at Cochin .
Kerala with Nepal Travel
Duration : 14 Nights / 15 Days
Destination covered : Cochin – Munnar – Thekkedy – Kumarakom – Alleppey –Varkala – Kovalam – Kanyakumari – Trivanduram – Katmandu – Nagarkot – Delhi.
Day 01: Cochin
Day 02: Cochin – Munnar (120km-3hrs)
After an early morning breakfast, check out from the hotel & embark on a fascinating journey to Munnar covered with unending expanse of tea lantation. The panoramic view of the Cardamom hills & green carpets of tea plantation is an un forgettable experience. On arrival check in resort and rest of the day is at leisure at resort and you can make use of all resort facilities like health club ,Gym , out door games ,etc and over night stay at resort.
Day 03: Munnar
Morning after breakfast at resort proceed for an exciting local tour of Munnar Visit Eravikulam National Park where you can see the very rare mountain goats locally called the Nilgiri Tahr, Pothamedu (view of tea, coffee &cardamom plantation&breath taking hills &lush mountains) the Echo point, Thoovanam falls, Top station Diary farm, Mattupety Lake &dam etc and over night stay at Munnar .
Day 04: Munnar – Thekkedy (100km – 2.5hrs)
Morning have breakfast at resort later check out resort and drive to Thekkedy .Thekkedy is a world famous wildlife sanctuary and it is also called as Periyar. On arrival check in resort afternoon proceed for a game viewing cruise on the Periyar Lake. Here you will be able to see a large variety of wildlife, which include elephants, monkeys, deer, wild boar etc evening you can take a elephant ride at Periyar wild life and rest of the day is at leisure and over night stay at resort.
Day 05: Thekkedy – Kumarakom (130km- 3hrs)
Morning have breakfast at resort later check out resort and drive to Kumarakom a place best known for the honeymooners. It is a cluster of little islands on the Vembanad Lake. The lush green vegetation and the climate attract a number of tourists to this place. On reaching Kumarakom check in the backwater resort and later on move out for the local tour. Visit the Kumarakom bird sanctuary, and rest of the day is at leisure at resort and you can make use of resort facilities ,Swimming pool ,Health club ,out door and indoor games and you can also take a Ayurveda Massage at resort and over night stay at resort.
Day 06: Kumarakom – Alleppey (House boat Cruise- 22hrs )
Morning after breakfast transfer to deluxe houseboat to enjoy the 22 hours of backwater cruise from Kumarakom to Alleppey. The House boat will reach Back water resort were you will be staying previous night This journey is considered to be one of the best attractions. The house boat is fully furnished with single and double bedrooms, sundeck, private balcony and a kitchen. It also comprises a chef, Oarsmen & cabin assistant. The materials that go into the making are all local and Eco friendly bamboo poles, coconut fiber ropes, bamboo mats, coir carpets etc. Over night stay at House boat .
Day 07: Alleppey
Morning have breakfast at house by the time House boat would have reached Alleppey check out house boat by 9.30am and you will be transferred to Alleppey Backwater resort . Relax for sometime and afternoon move out for the local tour of Alleppey, visit Alleppey Beach, Kuttanad – the rice bowl of Kerala, and so on. Later in the evening check into the resort for an overnight stay at Alleppey.
Day 08: Alleppey – Varkala (130km – 2hrs)
Morning have breakfast at resort and later check out resort and drive to Varkala. Varkala is one of the famous beach destination of Kerala On arrival check in resort .afternoon proceed for a local tour of Varkala Varkala is a sacred pilgrimage center in Kerala is called the ‘Kashi of the South’. The Janardhana Temple is 800-year-old historic temple dedicated to Lord Ayyappan and Lord Hanuman. There is a mineral water spring near the beach, which is believed to have medicinal properties. The waters at Varkala Beach are considered to be holy and a dip in the water is said to wash off all the sins of the body and soul of a human. Therefore the beach is also known as the Papanashini Beach. rest of the day is at leisure and over night stay at Varkala .
Day 09: Varkala – Kovalam (170km – 3hrs)
Morning after breakfast at resort drive to Kovalam. Thirty years ago, Kovalam was a hippy idyll: a picture perfect tropical beach; a traditional fishing village providing fresh fish, fruits and toddy (coconut beer). Today it is one of the world famous tourist destinations for Beach lovers. Kovalam was brought to the public eye by the Maharaja of Travancore .On arrival Kovalam transferred to beach resort later move out for a local tour of Kovalam and Trivanduram visit covering Museum complex, Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Science & Technology museum, Veli tourist village, Aakulam boat club, hangmugham Beach Evening return back to resort rest of the day is at leisure to relax on the beach shore and you can make use of resort facilities, Swimming pool, Health club, out door and indoor games and you can also take a Ayurveda Massage at resort and over night stay at resort .
Day 10: Kovalam –Kanyakumari – Kovalam
Morning after breakfast at hotel proceed for an one day excursion to Kanyakumari visit Kumari amman temple Gandhi museum ,Vivekananda rock etc evening return back to resort and over night stay at resort.
Day 11: Kovalam – Trivanduram (16km – 20mints) Delhi – Katmandu (By flight)
In the morning take a leisurely breakfast; later take a flight to Delhi and Delhi to Kathmandu (Nepal), At airport you will be received by Driver, Later move around Thamel Markets and rest of the day for your leisure.
Day 12: Katmandu
Early Morning at 06:30, Take a Flight to Everest to fly above the top of the world – the mighty Himalaya! You will be awe inspired by the majestic 8000 meter snow capped peaks flying over the top of the world. Later after breakfast, move out to an touristic city tour which includes Boudhanath Temples, Pashupatinath Temples – one of the holiest Hindu temples in Nepal. Later move out to visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Temples. Boudhanath: one of the largest Buddhist stupas in the world, Boudhanath is built around a plinth resembling the holy Mandala. Rest of the day is at your leisuere.
Day 13: Katmandu – Baktapur – Nagarkot – Katmandu
Morning drive to visit the city of Bhaktapur, Founded in the 9th century, the city is traffic free, lined with cobblestone streets linking temples, monastery courtyards and monumental squares. Also climb in altitude to the village of Nagarkot, lying at 7200 feet above sea level; you will be dazzled with a view that encompasses 200 miles of snow capped peaks stretching across the Himalaya range – simply breathtaking! Evening back to Katmandu and overnight in Hotel.
Day 14: Katmandu – Delhi (By flight)
Morning after breakfast, take your flight to Delhi. Upon Arrival in Delhi, You will be received by Driver. Before taking your International Flight, You can make a visit Delhi to make a good use of your time available with you before your schedule flight , Take a dinner in the restaurants and later you will transferred to the International airport 3 hours before to board the International flight time for your further journey back to your Country.
Request Note: The above proposed tour can be customized as per your need and requirements.