9 DAYS 8 NIGHTS

Houseboat | Kanyakumari | Kovalam | Munnar | Thekkady

This tour package covers Munnar, Thekkady, Alleppey Houseboat with 21hrs cruise, Kanyakumari, Kovalam, Trivandrum and Cochin. The tour covers approximately 1250km in 9days

  • Day 1

    Cochin to Munnar

    • Pick up from Cochin and drive to Munnar.
    • Visit Cheeyappara and Valara Waterfalls, Tea Plantations, and Spice Garden on the way.
    • Reach Munnar and rest for the day at the hotel.
  • Day 2

    Munnar

    • Suggest starting at 9 am for sightseeing with Eravikulam National park visit followed by Tea Museum.
    • Post lunch, we visit the Mattuppetty dam, Echo point, Kundala Lake, Viewpoints, Pothamedu view point and Botanical Garden.
    • Note: The Eravikulam National Park tickets can be booked in advance or at the counter.
    • The park is closed from Feb to April due to the breeding time of goats.
    • Tea Museum is closed on Monday.
  • Day 3

    Munnar to Thekkady

    • Suggest to start by 9am as Munnar to Thekkady will take 3-4 hours.
    • On reaching Thekkady, you may go for Periyar boating to see the Periyar wild life sanctuary (Tickets can be booked in advance or at the counter).
    • In the evening, you can go for optional activities like Kathakali, Elephant ride, Elephant bath, Musical fountain, and Ayurveda massages.
    • All the activities have separate entrance fees.
  • Day 4

    Thekkady

    • When you have two nights at Thekkady, either relax or continue with the missed-out activities mentioned above.
    • You can even go for eco-tourism activities such as a full-day Gavi tour, trekking, Bamboo rafting, natural walking, Green walking, tiger trail, jungle patrol, etc (all are optional with separate entrance fees).
    • Overnight stay at Thekkady (Read our blog on Thekkady for more details).
  • Day 5

    Thekkady to Alleppey Houseboat

    • Thekkady to Alleppey would take 4 hrs hence suggest starting by 8 am to reach the houseboat by 12 – 1 pm.
    • Houseboat will be stopped for lunch for 1hrs with the cruise till 5:30 pm.
    • The boat will be anchored till the next day morning,with a 1-hour cruise in the morning for check out at 9 am.
    • There are different categories of houseboats available like Deluxe, Premium, and Luxury, where Deluxe is the basic boat.
    • In the houseboat, you will be greeted with a welcome drink, tea, snacks, mineral water, lunch, dinner, and breakfast.
  • Day 6

    Alleppey to Kanyakumari

    • We will start from Alleppey in the morning and drive to Kanyakumari.
    • As Alleppey to Kanyakumari takes a minimum of 9 hours of travel, we need to start latest by 8 AM.
    • We can watch the sunset if we reach early (with less chance) and stay at Kanyakumari.
  • Day 7

    Kanyakumari to Kovalam

    • On this day, we can watch the sunrise/sunset (depending on climatic conditions) and visit Kanyakumari temple, and Vivekananda rock (8 am to 4 pm).
    • Drive to Kovalam in the afternoon and check in to the resort.
    • We will visit Kovalam beach in the evening and overnight stay at Kovalam.
  • Day 8

    Trivandrum/Kovalam

    • On this day, we can either go on the Trivandrum city tour or can spend time at Kovalam beach till evening.
    • Trivandrum sightseeing includes Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple, Kuthiramalika Palace museum, Napier museum, Sree Chithra art gallery, Zoological park, Kanakakunnu Palace, Azhimala temple and Planetarium.
    • Overnight stay at Kovalam.
    • Temple opens from 5 am to 11 am and 3 pm to 6:30 pm.
    • Museum, Palace, Art gallery, Zoo, and Planetarium are closed on Monday.
  • Day 9

    Kovalam to Trivandrum or Cochin drop

    • It is advisable to book a return flight or train from Trivandrum to save traveling time to Cochin.
    • For the Trivandrum drop, sightseeing continues at Trivandrum.
    • For the Cochin drop, drive back to cochin (7hrs).
    • Our representative will leave you at Cochin/Trivandrum Airport/Railway station/Bus stand and will do the necessary support there.
    • Drive back to your hometown with the sweet memories of the Kerala trip with us.

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  • Exclusive vehicle as mentioned as per itinerary including toll, parking, fuel charges, permit charges and driver bata.
  • Accommodation as mentioned with complimentary breakfast (except on the day of arrival).
  • Houseboat as mentioned with breakfast, lunch and dinner if the package includes Houseboat

  • Lunch and Dinner.
  • Entrance fees at sightseeing spots.
  • Sightseeing spots which are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Optional activities which require payment.
  • Fresh-up on the day of arrival or departure, if required

Once you land in Kerala, you are our guest. We make arrangements for your pick-up. If you have selected rooms for freshening up, you will also get a complimentary breakfast. Then in our office, you will be given a brief idea about the itinerary. You can then proceed with your trip with a fresh mind.

Houseboat is an authentic product of Kerala. The basic houseboat starts with Deluxe, Luxury and Premium. Deluxe houseboats will have very basic amenities. For a better experience, you can ask the executive to give you a premium or luxury houseboat especially during the summer season.

Yes, our packages include pick up services from the airport/railway station or bus stop.

Kerala is considered an all-time destination with June to August being monsoon season and post monsoon is equally good.