In this tour package, you explore the two fast developing cities in Kerala- Cochin and Trivandrum. Trivandrum is the capital city and the most-populous in Kerala while Cochin is a fast-growing cosmopolitan city. Both the cities are filled with alluring spots and have all the facilities to welcome its tourists. While Cochin attracts the visitors with the charm of its monuments, relics, places like Fort Kochi and Mattancherry, Trivandrum has the most loved beach town in Kerala.
Kochi International Airport
3 Hours Before Flight Time
Travel and explore Cochin, the heart and soul of Kerala and also the center of everything including its culture, tradition, and diversity. Kochi has been attracting travelers and traders for over centuries now. Kochi was the gateway to ancient India as the traders from different countries like Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, Arabs etc. came to Cochin port to exchange spice and goods. We can see the remnants of these relationships around the city even today.
Travelers arrive in Trivandrum mostly to explore the beach town Kovalam. Kovalam has three adjacent beaches separated by rocks, each having a different ambiance that pleases all kinds of tourists.
Arrive at Cochin. Our cab driver will receive you from there and take you to explore the Cochin City. This city is called the queen of the Arabian Sea. Cochin present before you the remnants from her renowned days as you move through Fort Kochi, Mattancherry Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Jew Town, Old Spice market, St.Francis church, Santa Cruz Basilica, and Chinese Fishing Nets. Kochi has historical as well as the modernized significance since one part of the city is rapidly developing while history resides on the other.
You can also choose to spend the whole day in Wonderla (previously called veegaland) which is a large amusement park with amazing 50+ land and water rides. This place has all the fun, requirements and amenities for a complete family entertainment spot. After the day’s escapades, check in to your hotel for the night stay.
After breakfast, you’ll depart for your next adventure- Kettuvallam. This is a houseboat completely made of bamboos held together with coir knots. With furnished bedrooms, kitchen, washrooms, and other facilities, Kettuvallam is a small adorable house on the backwaters. You can check in on a Kettuvallam at 12 pm and check out at 9 am. On the daytime take a ride through the backwater and explore the unscathed beauty of rural Kerala. And spent the night floating on the water in this amazing bamboo home. Food will be served on the houseboat. A trip to gods owns country without a night in the Kettuvallam is actually half-done.
After breakfast, you’ll depart to Kovalam. This is a beach town by the Arabian Sea in Trivandrum, which is the capital city of the god’s own country, Kerala. It’s the only international beach destination in India. Kovalam is famous for its three main beaches:
1. LIGHTHOUSE BEACH
This wonderful beach and its lighthouse is the prime attraction of Kovalam. The beach is locally famous as Vizhinjam beach. Climb the top of the lighthouse to get a spectacular view of the coast and surrounding places. This is a busy beach with a lot of tourists coming every day to embrace the beauty of the sea.
2. HAWAH BEACH
Hawah beach is next to the Lighthouse beach where you can enjoy fresh seafood, a long boat ride, and surfing.
3. SAMUDRA BEACH
This is the less crowded beach in Kovalam. Being far from the city life the beach has maintained its authentic beauty. This is the most romantic beach for its isolated calm attractiveness.
After exploring and enjoying the joy of beach, move on to your hotel/resort for overnight stay.
Next day in Kovalam after breakfast our cab driver will ride to you towards Poovar island which is an excellent getaway, where you can explore the beauty of nature, beaches & backwater. It is a great place where the lake, river, and sea meet with endless golden sand beaches.
You can reach this wonderful island by boat. The island has resorts that are floating in the water. Poovar is famous as a major timber, sandalwood and ivory trading place. Also, Poovar is famous for backwater boating.
You can also visit the famous Padmanabhaswamy temple once you’re back in Kovalam. And, check in to your resort for overnight stay.
On the last day of your tour, you can choose to explore the rest of Trivandrum city or can spend time at Kovalam beach till evening. Morning and evening sightseeing includes Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, The Napier Museum, Sree Chithra art gallery, zoological park, Neyyar Dam, Lion safari park, Science and Technology Museum, Kanakakunnu Palace and, planetarium.
After the day’s visit, our cab driver will drop you at the Trivandrum International Airport or railway station according to guest departure timing.