In South India, one sees a vibrant collage of colors, cultures, scenic beauty and an ethereal timelessness. This region reflects a different color every few kilometers which all mingle together to give this region its distinct aura.
The varied geography here is evident in the green plains that gradually rise to form a halo of mist covered hills and then take a dip with panache to form some very spectacular places, beaches, forests, waterfalls, which gradually merge in to meandering rivers. Come; discover the wonders of South India with Yexplore.
Gateway of India in Mumbai, Kumarakom Lake, Overnight Houseboat, Best Beaches of Kerala & Ayurveda in Kovalam
Our representative will meet you at the time of arrival in Mumbai and provide you the transfer till hotel. Representative will help you to check-in the hotel.
Early morning start exploring Mumbai.
Mumbai the capital of Maharashtra is a melting point of cultures, religions, languages and cuisines. It’s about beaches, amusement parks, pubs and discos. It’s about experiences, stories, hopes and aspirations.
Half day visit to Gateway of India, Prince of Wales Museum (closed on Mondays) Fish Aquarium, Jain Temple, and Hanging Garden on the slopes of Malabar Hills offering nice view of Marine Lines and Chowpatty Beach. Mani Bhawan (Where Mahatma Gandhi used to stay) and Dhobi Ghat.
Afternoon you will be taken to the airport to catch the flight for Cochin. Reach and meet with another representative who will take you to the Hotel and help you to check in.
Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
After breakfast at hotel, drive to Periyar, upon arrival, our company representative will received you and check-in at hotel.
Afternoon sightseeing by boat over Periyar Lake to view the wild life.
Periyar Tiger Reserve, Thekkady is an example of nature’s bounty, with great scenic charm, rich bio diversity and providing veritable visitor satisfaction. Sprawled over an area of 777 Sq .kms. Periyar is one of the 27 tiger reserves in India. Zealously guarded and efficiently managed reserve is a repository of rare, endemic and endangered flora and fauna and forms the major watershed of two important rivers of Kerala, the Periyar and Pamba more
Overnight will be at the hotel or resort
After breakfast leave the hotel for onward journey to Kumarakom en-route visit the Tea Factory to see process of making tea and rubber plantation.
On reaching Kumarakom check in the backwater resort and later on move out for the local tour. Visit the Kumarakom bird sanctuary, Vembanad Lake 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 an Ayurveda Massage at resort.
Kumarakom – is a beautiful backwater village on the shores of the enchanting Vembanad Lake, criss crossed with meandering waterways and ancient cottages. An enchanting backwater destination, Kumarakom offers visitors many other leisure options. Boating and fishing facilities are available at Kumarakom. Holiday packages on the houseboats, traditional Kettuvalloms are an out-of-this-world experience at Kumarakom.
Overnight will be at the hotel or resort in Kumarakom
Morning drive a short distance before switching over to a boat for a through many canals and waterways up to Alleppey. The backwater cruise in a country boat is the best way to explore the villages and rural life. In Alleppey you will be taken aboard your floating houseboat, a different boat with a bedroom and en-suite rest room for your comfort. Enjoy unlimited surfing on backwaters, sip a coconut, get disturbed by only the chirping of birds and occasional ripples in water and savor mouthwatering delicacies prepared in front of you by your Kitchen crew. Spend the night on board the houseboat. Enjoy a cruise on the backwater through a maze of canals and lagoons and enjoy freshly caught fresh water fish cooked to your taste on board.
After breakfast at resort drive to Kovalam.
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 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.
Overnight stay will be at resort in Kovalam.
Have a leisure breakfast and explore Kovalam
Kovalam Beach:-The Kerala Kovalam beach has a long coastline lined with swaying coconut palms with an occasional fishing hamlet makes it one of the finest beaches in India. Its white sand beaches with endless blue water of Arabian Sea make it a beach paradise and promise a relaxing stay. Also one can find several food joints including some small restaurants offering tempting sea food. The coastline is divided into three small consecutive semi-circular beaches; the southernmost known as the Lighthouse beach is popular among tourists. The others- the northern most beaches, the middle beach (Hawah) – are also tourist’s favorite.
Attractions & Activities: – These three crescent beaches are the major tourist’s attractions. Also enthusiastic swimmers can enjoy by swimming deep into the water. The beaches provide spectacular views of sea and romantic sunsets. The flashing light of the lighthouse at the southernmost beach offers fascinating scenes at night. There are also several Ayurvedic centers that are becoming popular day by day among domestic as well as foreign tourists. Popular beach activities include sun bathing, beach sports and swimming. Besides, one can also explore the local art and crafts at various shops spread along the water front.
Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Kovalam.
Rest of the day is on leisure. Enjoy the resort facilities, Spa and Ayurveda.
Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
After having a leisurely breakfast you will be transferred to the Trivendrum Airport which is just 20 Kms away from Kovalam. Reach Mumbai and catch your flight for home having sweet memories of India.