DAY 1: COCHIN: Arrive Cochin International airport. Meet, assist, and transfer to hotel.Overnight in Cochin
DAY 2: COCHIN: Morning after breakfast, proceed for a city tour of Cochin. Visit The Dutch Palace (Fridays closed), Jewish Synagogue (Saturdays closed), St. Francis Church (1510), the Chinese fishing nets at the entrance of Cochin Harbour and Willingdon Island – a manmade island from materials dredged while deepening Cochin port. Evening witness Kathakali dance performance.Overnight in Cochin
DAY 3: COCHIN-PERIYAR: In the morning, check out of your hotel and drive to Periyar. Enroute enjoy Tea Plantation. Arrive Periyar early afternoon and check into your hotel. Afternoon go for a cruise in the lake. Animals in their natural surroundings can be viewed while cruising on the lake. Trekking, elephant ride, watchtowers etc. are the other main attractions. Later in the afternoon visit the spice plantation and local market. Overnight at Periyar
DAY 4: PERIYAR-KUMARAKOM: In the morning, leave Periyar for Kumarakom by car. Arrive Kumarakom by noon and transfer to your hotel. Late afternoon sunset cruise on the Vembanand Lake, return to your hotel for an overnight stay
DAY 5: KUMARAKOM: Morning at leisure to enjoy the serene environs or go for some exotic Ayurveda therapies available at the hotel (direct payment basis) Overnight at Kumarakom
DAY 6: KUMARAKOM-KOVALAM: In the morning, leave Kumarakom for Kovalam by car. Arrive Kovalam and check into your hotel. Kovalam is India’s most spectacular beach resort, just 16 km from Trivandrum.
DAY 7: KOVALAM: A Day to relax and rejuvenate or go for a visit of Trivandrum city (optional) which is half an hour away, Overnight at Kovalam
DAY 8: KOVALAM–TRIVANDRUM AIRPORT: FLY OUT – Transfer to Trivandrum International Airport for your onward flight.