Kerala Adventure Tour
Trekking beautiful hills, nature walks, riding on elephant and boating on serene lakes are the highlights of this tour.
Following are the highlights of this tour. Day by day details of the tour program follows after this section.
|Day #||Destination||Tourist Attractions Covered|
|1||Cochin||Mattancherry Palace (Dutch palace museum), Jewish street shopping, St.Francis church, Chinese fishing net|
|2||Cochin - Vagamon||Trekking, Thangal Para, Marmala waterfalls, Kurushumala Church, Murugan Mala|
|3||Vagamon||Relax and shopping|
|4||Vagamon - Periyar||Boat ride (Periyar lake), Spice plantation tour, Elephant ride, Kalaripayattu (Martial Arts Centre)|
|5||Periyar||Relax and shopping|
|6||Periyar - Cochin||Departure|
(Mattancherry Palace (Dutch palace museum), Jewish street shopping, St.Francis church, Chinese fishing net)
Our Kerala adventure trip starts from the city of Cochin. Upon your arrival at the Cochin Airport/Railway station, our dedicated tour guide will escort you to the Hotel. After finishing breakfast and refreshing, head for the famous Dutch Palace Museum also known as the Mattancherry Palace. This enormous double storied palace stands with natural grandeur overseeing the spectacular Kochi backwaters. Explore and admire the murals showcasing the arts and ancient Indian tales.
Next, visit the Jewish street where shopping can be done for popular antique products.
Take a lunch break. Our next destination for the day is the world famous St Francis Church which is also one of the oldest churches in India. The empowering architecture and calm ambiance of the place will transport you to 15th century period when this was constructed.
Next, we move on to see the Chinese Fishing net which is a must see activity in Kochi. It’s both fun and an educating experience to see the unique method of fishing.
Have dinner at the place of your choice and enjoy the overnight stay.
Cochin - Vagamon
(Trekking, Thangal Para, Marmala waterfalls, Kurushumala Church, Murugan Mala)
After having breakfast, we head to Vagamon which is the day’s destination. Vagamon is a hill station located at 1200m above sea-level and 105KMs from Cochin.
Once reached, go for trekking to explore the beautiful slice of nature in the mountains and experience the picturesque charm. Our next stop is Thangal Para, which is a Muslim pilgrimage Centre. The main attraction, however, is the gigantic ancient cave where one can walk through it and experience the thrill of cave life.
Have lunch before visiting the Marmala waterfalls which are about 60meters in height and is a great place to succumb to the beauty of nature by seeing the water flow from great heights.
Then proceed to Kurushumala Church which is a Christian monastery and pilgrimage Centre. It also has dedicated dairy farms with imported cattle specifically to cater for the monks present here. The final place for the day is Murugan Mala. It’s a small hill with a temple for Lord Murugan which is carved in a single rock. The place is thronged with devotees all through the year.
Return to Hotel and take the much-needed rest and sleep.
(Relax and shopping)
This day is for leisure activity, sight-seeing, and local shopping.
Vagamon - Periyar
(Boat ride (Periyar lake), Spice plantation tour, Elephant ride, Kalaripayattu (Martial Arts Centre))
The next destination of Kerala adventure trip is Periyar (Thekkady) place. After the refreshing breakfast, start the new journey. Periyar is about 45Kms from Vagamon and takes around 2hrs to reach by road.
Once reached, take the acclaimed boat ride in Periyar Lake which is one of best attraction of this place. Experience the wonderful retreat into the wilderness along with birds and wildlife during the ride.
Next, try the Spice Plantation tour which includes a walk around the 200-acre coffee plantation with our guide explaining the details of this place and gets mesmerized by its cool ambiance.
Visit to Periyar is not complete without the Elephant ride. It is once in a lifetime experience sitting on top of the gentle giant and re-lives an emperor feel. The final stop is Kalaripayattu – Martial Arts Centre which is a small stadium showcasing traditional Indian martial arts performance.
Return to Hotel and enjoy the overnight stay.
(Relax and leisure)
This day is for leisure activity and to explore the place by walk.
In the last day of the tour, return to Cochin by a 4-hour drive from Periyar. Have a safe travel back with all the unique experience encountered in the Amazing Kerala adventure trip.
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