Day 01 Arrival in Cochin
Meet our representative upon arrival in Cochin and drive towards hotel to check-in. Cochin is amalgam of medieval Portugal, Holland and an English village grafted onto the tropical Malabar Coast. Overnight stay in Cochin hotel.
Day 02 Cochin – Thekkady (90 kms / approx. 2.5 hours)
After breakfast, drive to Thekkady (Periyar) and on arrival check-in at the hotel. Thekkady is synonymous to uninterrupted hills, rich biodiversity and spice plantations. The place is best known for the Periyar National Park. In the afternoon, proceed for boat-ride at Periyar Lake, and in evening watch traditional Kalari show. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 03 Full day leisure at Thekkady
After breakfast, enjoy full day leisure at Thekkady. Overnight in Thekkady.
Day 04 Thekkady – Kumarakom (125 kms / approx. 3.5 hour)
After breakfast, check-out and proceed to Kumarakom - a charming emerald peninsula jutting into the picturesque Vembanad Lake dotted with innumerable traditional country rafts, boats and canoes. The fresh water of the lake flows into the mainland, making a labyrinth of lagoons, canals and waterways. Spend the rest of the day at beautiful resort of Kumarakom. You may enjoy traditional Ayurveda massages here -ayurveda is the ancient healing system of India and has been practiced continuously for over 5,000 years. The various treatments are individually prescribed and involve the use of medicated herbal oils, herbs, powders and poultices & natural ingredients. In evening, explore the Kerala Backwaters through sunset cruise at Vembanad Lake. Overnight stay in Kumarakom.
Day 05 Full day at leisure at Kumarakom
After breakfast, enjoy full day at leisure at Kumarakom. Overnight in Kumarakom.
Day 06 Kumarakom – Mararikulam (30 kms / approx. 1 hour)
After breakfast, drive to Mararikulam. Mararikulam is one of the best beaches in Kerala offering idyllic beach stay experience. Marari is a very relaxing beach retreat stays. Beaches are good for swimming and very private. Arrive and check-in to your hotel. Rest of the day leisure at the hotel. Overnight in Mararikulam.
Day 07 Day at leisure in Mararikulam.
After breakfast, enjoy full day at leisure – relax on white sand beaches of Mararikulam.
Day 08 Departure from Cochin (30 kms / approx. 1 hour)
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Cochin airport for return flight back home.
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