Cochin - Munnar - Vandanmedu - Periyar - Trivandrum - Kollam - Varkala - Alleppey - Mararikulam
14 Nights / 15 Days
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Our South India beach tours are designed to make every beach lover feel completely satisfied. These two weeks will leave you in awe of the beauty of South India and its waters. Over the next two weeks, we will take you on a journey along the Malabar Coast of Cochin, through the tea estates of Munnar, the cardamom fields of Vandanmedu, the national park of Periyar, the beaches of Kollam and Varkala, the backwaters of Alleppey, and finally, to Marari beach and authentic fishing villages of Mararikulam.
Upon arrival you will be escorted to your pre-booked accommodation by one of our representatives. After checking in, freshen up and get ready for the exciting day ahead. Visit the Mattancherry Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Cemetery, Bolgatty Palace and Fort Cochin, and take a walk by marine drive Cochin followed by boating. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Start the day with South Indian breakfast and drive to Munnar. There will be beautiful waterfalls and picturesque landscapes along the way. The scenic drive will keep you entertained. Check in at the hotel and you have the rest of the evening to yourself for relaxing or exploring the local areas. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, learn how tea is brewed at the tea museum, from plucking tea leaves from the fields to your cup and learn it all. Visit Echo Point, Mattupetty Dam and Kundala Lake. Enjoy the afternoon safari at Eravikulam National Park near Munnar is perhaps the most beautiful forest patch in Kerala. Also, the first national park in Kerala, established in 1978, is known for the Neelakurinji flowers that bloom once every 12 years. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Have an early breakfast at the hotel, then depart for a 69.4km drive to Vandanmedu. As you get closer to Vandanmedu, the tea fields will gradually start turning into cardamom fields. Check-in at your hotel and freshen up. Later visit cardamom fields for a detailed tour of the plantations. End the day with a relaxing stroll around the plantations and get back to hotel for a night stay.
Morning starts with a blissful cup of cardamom tea and breakfast at the hotel. Visit Suruli Falls followed by bamboo rafting. Followed by a 2-hour trek around the lush forests. Leave for Periyar, 40 minutes’ drive away. Upon arrival check in to the hotel and the rest of the day is leisure.
After breakfast at the hotel, Leave for a boat cruise on Lake Periyar surrounded by untouched nature and enjoy watching the wildlife surrounding you. Followed by a stroll near Periyar Lake. End your day relaxing at the hotel.
Post breakfast leave for Trivandrum. Check-in to your pre-booked accommodation. Visit the Padmanabhaswamy Temple followed by a visit to Kuthiramalika Palace and Napier Museum. Enjoy the rest of the day at one of the Kovalam and Varkala beaches. Get back to the hotel for a night stay.
After a pleasant breakfast at the hotel, visit Karikkakom Chamundi Devi Temple followed by a visit to Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary. You will have the rest of the afternoon to explore the rich cultural and regional cuisines and tourist spots. Visit one of the Kovalam and Varkala beaches for a relaxing evening on the beach followed by a filling dinner at the hotel.
After breakfast at the Trivandrum hotel depart for Kollam. Check-in to your hotel. Enjoy kayaking in the mangrove forests of Paravur Lake followed by a visit to Jatayu Earth’s Centre. Enjoy the view at Tangasseri Lighthouse and spend the rest of the evening at Thirumullavaram Beach. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Have breakfast at the hotel. Visit Palaruvi Falls, Sasthamkotta Lake, Kumbhavurutty Waterfalls, and The Cave Temple at Kottukal. Enjoy the evening at Kollam Beach. Then, leave for Varkala by road. Check-in to your hotel at Varkala and rest.
After breakfast, visit Janardana Swami Temple which is also referred to as Dakshin Kashi. Enjoy surfing at Kappil beach, swim on boogie boards and interact with local fishermen. Try local cuisine for dinner.
Have breakfast at the hotel, and visit The Black Sand Beach followed by dolphin watching on a two-hour boat ride at Varkala Beach. You have the rest of the evening to yourself for water sports and to try local cuisines and experience the local culture. End the day with dinner at the hotel.
After an early breakfast at the hotel, depart to Alleppey. Check in at the hotel and freshen up. Enjoy canoeing in the backwaters of Alleppey followed by a visit to Alleppey lighthouse and Alappuzha Beach. Have local cuisine for dinner at the hotel.
Have breakfast, then leave for the hotel at Mararikulam. check-in at the hotel and freshen up for the visit to Marari Beach and Pathiramanal Island. Get back to the hotel and relax for the rest of the evening. Experience different local cuisines for dinner.
After breakfast at the hotel in Mararikulam, depart for Cochin airport for your departure flight to your destination.