Day 1 Kochi: Arrival at Kochi
The first day of your Kerala holiday itinerary welcomes you to the vitality of Cochin. Upon your arrival at Cochin, your family tour package to Kerala kicks off as you check into the hotel. Refresh and unwind, before visiting famous nearby tourist attractions of Cochin such as Mattancherry Palace, Fort Cochin, St. Francis Church, and the beautiful Cochin Marine Drive. The day ends with a hearty dinner and a relaxing overnight stay at the hotel. Tip: It is suggested that while visiting the local market or Marine Drive, drink only packaged drinking water.
Day 2 Munnar: Travel to the enchanting Munnar
Start your Day 2 with a journey to the beautiful hill-station of Munnar. After breakfast, you drive to the lush green hills and valleys of Munnar. Upon arrival, complete your check-in formalities at the hotel and relax for a couple of hours. Later, embark on a local sightseeing tour of Munnar that includes visits to the flower garden, a cardamom plantation, and a tea plantation. Enjoy the evening at leisure as the second day of your Kerala tour itinerary ends with an overnight stay at the hotel. Distance from Cochin to Munnar: 130 km Travel Time (Cochin to Munnar): Approx. 4 hours Tip: Carry a torch or flashlight as it gets dark early in the evening here.
Day 3 Munnar: Sightseeing at Munnar
This day, you embark on a full-day tour of enchanting Munnar that houses some of nature’s unbelievably beautiful marvels. After having your fill of a delectable breakfast, begin a full day’s tour of Munnar. Today, as per the itinerary of your Kerala family tour package, cover attractions such as the Eravikulam National Park, go boating in Mattupetty Dam, and visit Photopoint view, Echo point, and Kundale Lake. End the trip with a Jeep Safari to Kolukkumalai, finishing the day off with a lovely dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel. Tip: Pack some light woolens as well because nights are colder in Munnar, even in April and May.
Day 4 Thekkady: Towards tantalizing Thekkady
Thekkady- the ultimate place to gel with Mother Nature. After breakfast, on the fourth day of your Kerala family package, check-out from the hotel and proceed to Thekkady. Enjoy the spellbinding journey across the undulating hills and valleys. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Later, you can opt to be mesmerized by a live Kathakali show (optional). Visit Periyar National Park to catch the elusive wild animals in their natural habitat. Relax with a comfortable overnight stay in Thekkady. Distance from Munnar to Thekkady: 94 km Travel Time (Munnar to Thekkady): 3 hours Tip: Don’t miss out on the bamboo raft ride that takes you to Kerala backwaters which, in itself, is an incredible experience.
Day 5 Alleppey: Houseboat experience in Alleppey
A Kerala family tour is incomplete without a stay in the houseboats in Alleppey. Post breakfast, check-out from the hotel, and get a move on towards Alleppey. Upon arrival, check into the Houseboat, which is probably the best part of your Kerala family tour package. Relax on the deck for a while, as the boat cruises down the meandering backwaters. All meals will be provided in the House Boat. The beautifully decorated houseboats are equipped with all modern amenities to offer you the most memorable holiday cruise. The day ends with a freshly prepared dinner and an overnight stay in the houseboat. Distance from Thekkady to Alleppey: 140 km Travel time(Thekkady to Alleppey): 4 hours
Day 6 Kovalam: Off to Kovalam
The last destination on your Kerala tour itinerary takes you to Kovalam. After breakfast, check out from the houseboat, and proceed towards Kovalam via Kollam and Trivandrum. On the way, a view of the vast expanse of the Arabian Sea and backwaters is a sight to behold. Upon arrival, check-in to the hotel and unwind completely. You could also opt to spend the day at the local markets since the itinerary of your Kerala family tour package gives you this day to spend at leisure. As the day ends, enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Kovalam. Distance from Alleppey to Kovalam: 94 km Travel Time (Alleppey to Kovalam): Approx. 3 hours Tip: Carry sunscreen lotions as most of the time you will be exposed to the Sun.
Day 7 Kovalam: Kovalam and its beaches
Enjoy the beauty of Kovalam so much so that you’d want to take it along with you. After enjoying a hearty breakfast, get ready to visit the beaches of Kovalam, which include the Lighthouse Beach, Samudra Beach, Eve’s Beach, Shanghumugham Beach, Poovar Beach, and Vizhinjam Beach. All of them are different from each other in some way, as you will realize on one of the best days of your Kerala family holiday package. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 8 Kovalam: Departure from Trivandrum
Transfer to Trivandrum today from Kovalam as you depart from Kerala. The last day of your Kerala family holiday package starts with a toothsome breakfast and then you will be transferred to Trivandrum. From Trivandrum, you will start your onward journey back home. Distance from Kovalam to Trivandrum: 18 km Travel Time (Kovalam to Trivandrum): Approx. 40 minutes