Goa with Exotic Kerala (11 Days / 10 Nights)
Destinations: Goa – Cochin – Munnar – Thekkady – Kumarakom – Alleppey – Cochin
Goa is internationally acclaimed as the ‘Beach Capital of India’, Kerala is listed as one of the ’50 Must Visit Destinations Before You Die’. However, when compared, Kerala has more attractions to grab the attention of both domestic and international clientele. The state has beaches, backwaters, hill stations and wildlife sanctuaries among others.
Day 1: Goa (Arrival)
Upon arrival at the Goa airport, meet our tour representative who’ll assist you in smooth transfer to the hotel pre-decided for your stay. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Goa
Start your day with a visit to the Old Goa, famous for its churches and cathedrals emblazoned as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The attractions you will visit include Basilica of Bomb Jesus, Church of St. Francis Assisi and Church of Saint Cajeto. Overnight stay at the hotel in Goa.
Day 3: Goa
Today is your day to feel the beauty of Goa’s scenic beaches. Enjoy a leisurely stroll on the beaches of Goa, bask in the glory of sun and gorge upon the lip-smacking seafood. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 4: Goa – Cochin
Today, in the morning, leave by road for Goa airport and board flight to Cochin. Upon arrival in Cochin, move to the hotel pre-booked for your stay.
Day 5: Cochin
Post breakfast in the morning, embark on a sightseeing tour of Cochin covering Santa Cruz Basilica, Fort Cochin, St. Francis Church and The Dutch Palace. Stay overnight at the hotel in Cochin.
Day 6: Cochin – Munnar
Post an early morning breakfast, head straight to Munnar. Upon arrival in Munnar, check in at the hotel to relax. Marvel at the beautiful views of the tea plantations and Cardamon Hills. Overnight stay in Munnar.
Day 7: Munnar
In the morning, venture out of your hotel and explore the attractions in Munnar. The tourist attractions you will visit include Rajamala Hills, The Christ Church and Eravikulam National Park. Stay overnight in Munnar.
Day 8: Munnar – Thekkady (Periyar)
In the morning, leave by road for Periyar. Upon arrival in Periyar, check in at the hotel and later, set out to enjoy an exciting boat cruise. Overnight stay in Periyar.
Day 9: Thekkady – Kumarakom
Post breakfast in the morning, leave by road for Kumarakom. Upon arrival in Kumarakom, check in at the backwater resort for night stay.
Day 10: Kumarakom – Alleppey
In the morning, leave by road for Kottayam. On reaching Kottayam, step on board the traditionally decorated houseboat. Following an overnight backwater cruise, you will enter in Alleppey next morning.
Day 11: Alleppey – Cochin
Today, in the morning, disembark from the houseboat and drive to the Cochin airport to board flight back home.