Day 01 : Arrive in Cochin.
You are welcomed at Cochin airport and transferred to your hotel. Balance of the day you are at leisure.
Day 02 : Cochin - Attapapadi
Depart from Cochin. En route stop at Kodungallor, the capital city of the Later Chera dynasty. The Roman empire had a continuous trading connection with this region. Along with pepper, commodities such as pearls, muslin, ivory, diamond, silk and perfumes were exported using the maritime facilities of Kodungallur. Sulaiman, an Arab visitor to Mahodayapuram during this period, recorded the economic prosperity of the region and also testified to the high morals kept by its people. Also, he describes the Chinese traders in the city; they are described as purchasing articles such as pepper, cinnamon, ivory, pearls, cotton fabrics and teak wood, while selling fishing nets, silk and porcelain goods. Kodungallur also was an important gateway for cultural relations and laid the foundation of a composite culture in this part of the Chera country; Christianity, Judaism and Islam entered the region in the early centuries AD.
Drive to stop at Guruvayur an important temple town in Northern Kerala. According to legends may be 5,000 years old as the Guruvayur temple idol is. It is also believed that Lord Krishna, asked 2 sages to take the idol from his temple in Dwarka while the city was being destroyed and establish it in Kerala. Drive to Attappad and check into your lodge.
Day 03 : Attapadi - Polachi
Explore Attapai Reserved Forest bordering Silent Valley. Later drive to Palani a beautiful & important temple town in Tamil Nadu. You will drive through some of the Tamil villages to Polalchi.
Day 04: Polachi - Kodaikanal
Check out from your hotel and ride through country side, villages to Kodaikanal a beautiful hill station in Tamil Nadu. The earliest residents of Kodaikanal were the Palaiyar tribal people. The town was established by American Christian missionaries and British bureaucrats in 1845 as their summer residence to avoid the scorching heat in the mainland. Later Pillar rock.
Day 05: Kodaikanal - Munnar
You’ll drive through villages of Vattlakund-Periyakulam-Teni-Bodinayakkanur-Periyakulam to Munnar. Visit the tea factory.
Day 06 : Munnar - Thekkady
Morning ride through country side to Thekkady and check into your lodge. En route visit spice gardens.
Evening: Elephant ride in Thekkady and Kerala Marshal Art Performance
Day 07 : Thekkady
Morning: Ayurveda massage at the lodge or nearby clinic (on direct payment basis). Afternoon: Enjoy a half a day jungle visit. You might get chance wildlife and also see birdlife.
Day 08: Thekkady - Courtalam (220 Kms / 06 Hrs)
Drive through Rajapalayam to Kuttalam a touristic destination bordering Kerala. Check into your hotel on arrival. Evening: Explore visit Tenkasi temple.
Day 09: Courtalam - Kovalam (200 Kms / 06 Hrs)
You’ll drive through some of the traditional Tamil and Keralian villages before you reach Trivandrum. Check into your Arabian sea facing resort
Day 10 : Kovalam
You are at leisure on this day. You have the option to go for Ayurveda massage on direct payment.
Day 11 : Kovalam - Aalleppey (180 Kms / 05 Hrs)
Drive to Alleppey and embark your houseboat.All three meals service on board houseboat.
Day 12 : Alleppey - Cochin (75 Kms / 02 Hrs)
Drive Cochin and check in to your hotel. Afternoon: Explore the beautiful Fort Cochin, Jewish street, Synagogue. Evening free.
Day 13 : Cochin - Onward destination
You are drive to airport in time to connect your onward destination.