Traversing Southern Wonders: A 12-Day Expedition from Trivandrum to Cochin

Experience the vibrant tapestry of southern India as you journey through the cultural riches of Trivandrum, the southernmost charm of Kanyakumari, the sacred sanctity of Rameswaram, and the architectural wonders of Madurai. Delight in the misty allure of Munnar’s tea plantations, encounter wildlife in Thekkady’s forests, cruise the tranquil backwaters of Alleppey, and uncover the historical fusion of Cochin’s vibrant cityscape. This captivating odyssey weaves together spirituality, nature, history, and relaxation, offering an unforgettable exploration of the region’s diverse facets.

Tour itinerary

Arrive in Trivandrum, the vibrant capital of Kerala.
Visit Padmanabhaswamy Temple, a marvel of Dravidian architecture.
Explore the Napier Museum and stroll along Kovalam Beach.
Overnight stay in Trivandrum.

Drive to Kanyakumari, the southern tip of India.
Visit Vivekananda Rock Memorial and Thiruvalluvar Statue.
Witness the captivating sunset and sunrise views.
Overnight stay in Kanyakumari.

Travel to Rameswaram, a sacred island town.
Explore Ramanathaswamy Temple and its holy wells.
Visit Agnitheertham and Pamban Bridge.
Overnight stay in Rameswaram.

Proceed to Madurai, an ancient city steeped in history.
Explore Meenakshi Amman Temple and its intricate architecture.
Visit Thirumalai Nayakkar Palace and witness the evening temple ceremony.
Overnight stay in Madurai.

Drive to Munnar, a hill station renowned for tea plantations.
Enjoy scenic beauty at Attukal Waterfalls and Pothamedu Viewpoint.
Leisure time to explore Munnar’s local markets.
Overnight stay in Munnar.

Embark on a full day of Munnar exploration.
Visit Eravikulam National Park, home to the endangered Nilgiri Tahr.
Discover the process of tea making at a tea factory.
Relax amidst the serene landscapes.
Overnight stay in Munnar.

Drive to Thekkady, a nature lover’s paradise.
Take a boat ride on Periyar Lake for wildlife spotting.
Visit a spice plantation and learn about spices.
Enjoy a cultural show in the evening.
Overnight stay in Thekkady.

Proceed to Alleppey, famous for backwaters.
Embark on a traditional houseboat for an overnight cruise.
Immerse in the tranquility of backwater life.
Overnight stay on the houseboat.

Drive to Cochin, a historic port city.
Explore Fort Kochi’s colonial charm and St. Francis Church.
Witness the iconic Chinese fishing nets.
Discover the vibrant Jew Town and its markets.
Overnight stay in Cochin.

Visit Mattancherry Palace, renowned for its murals.
Explore the Jewish Synagogue and Dutch Cemetery.
Enjoy a Kathakali dance performance in the evening.
Overnight stay in Cochin.

Spend the day at leisure.
Optional: Visit the Kerala Folklore Museum or Maritime Museum.
Indulge in some last-minute shopping.
Reflect on the journey during a farewell dinner.
Overnight stay in Cochin.

Depending on your flight or train schedule, you may have free time.
Check out from the hotel and proceed to the airport or railway station for departure.

Package inclusions
  • Accommodation in rooms in hotels
  • Private AC houseboat in Alleppey
  • All transfers as per the itinerary by one AC private vehicle
  • sightseeing in AC private vehicle
Package Exclusions
  • Airfare to and from Kerala and Tamilnadu
  • Any personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, etc.
  • Any meals or activities not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Any additional expenses due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, natural calamities, etc
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