Munnar and Kovalam are two amazing visual treat created by nature. Munnar’s foggy hill towns, tea gardens, and plantations make it a green paradise of Kerala. Munnar has an exceptional soothing climate throughout the year. This climate and the picturesque backdrop attracts millions of tourists to this place.
Kovalam is a popular beach town on the coast of Arabian Sea. The Shallow waters and low tidal waves in this pristine beach makes it popular even among westerners. Kovalam provides all kinds of beach sports for travelers.
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This is a six-day tour package compiled with the journey and exploration to the two amazing travel destination Munnar and Kovalam. While Munnar is the most beautiful hill station in Kerala, Kovalam is a vigorous beach town. Apart from enjoying the beauty of these places you can also have a lot of fun activities here. Munnar hills that are covered with fog in every season are an ideal trekking spot. Mountain biking is also thrilling in the muddy roads here. You can also go camping, rock climbing and boating in Munnar. And, in Kovalam, you can enjoy beach sports like swimming, surfing, parasailing, paragliding, etc.
Arrive at Cochin international airport or the nearest railway station. From there, our cab driver will pick you up and take you to Munnar, the most romantic hill station of Kerala. Sights on the way include CHEEYAPPARA and VALARA WATERFALLS. Cheeyappara waterfall is on your way 45km before you reach Munnar. The rock on which fall flows forms seven steps on the way, making the waterfall a spectacular vision by water pounding on each layer. And in a 12 km distance before Munnar, you can see Valara falls from the highway itself. The waterfall is covered by thick forest and rocky hills which make it hard to access the fall.
Once you reach Munnar, check in to your hotel for the overnight stay.
After breakfast, our cab driver will take you towards the rolling hills around Munnar. This morning you can go hiking up to the Eco-point, Kundala Lake, Mattupetty Dam, and also boating.
And in the afternoon visit Eravikulam National Park and the Tea Museum in the middle of the vast plantation. The park will be closed from February to April as it is the breeding season of the endangered Nilgiri Tahr.
Evening Sightseeing continues to Hydel park and Munnar market if you have more time and energy. And at nightfall, you’ll be taken back to the resort for the overnight 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.