DAY 01: ARRIVE COCHIN + PERIYAR DRIVE [146 KMS APPROX – 02 HRS]
Arrive at Cochin airport on arrival our representative will meet you in the arrival hall and then transfer to the Periyar, the land of tea plantations into the heart of the spice hills in Thekkady. The rest of the evening is free to enjoy a walk through the bustling spice market of Kumily village in Thekkady. Set in the heart of the Cardamom Hills of Kerala, is the Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve, offering a rare opportunity to enjoy South India's wild life. Enjoy a boat safari on Periyar Lake to view the varied wild life of this region.
Overnight stay at hotel/Resort
DAY 02: PERIYAR TO KUMARAKOM DRIVE [120 KMS APPROX – 02 HRS]
Morning after breakfast we will proceeds towards the Kumarakom by surface Upon arrival check in to the hotel, Rest of the day is at leisure to explore the backwaters known for its small water canals surrounded by lush green paddy fields and swaying plams OR pamper you with some Ayurvedic beauty treatments.
Overnight stay at hotel
DAY 03: KUMARAKOM TO ALLEPPY [OVERNIGHT HOUSEBOAT]
Morning after breakfasts proceeds towards the Alleppey. By 12 Noon check in at the house boat in Alleppey for 22 hours of house boating through the legendary backwaters of Kerala. On the way you will witness a full range of village life and activities and some mind boggling sceneries. House boat is a private boat with fully furnished spacious bath attached bed rooms, private balcony, dining room, and hygiene kitchen and side decks to capture the beauty of the back waters.
Lunch and Dinner onboard
Overnight in the Houseboat
DAY 04: ALLEPPY TO COCHIN DRIVE [53 KMS APPROX – 01 HOUR]
Spend the morning at leisure on the houseboat. In the afternoon, disembark houseboat at Alleppey and transfer to Cochin, check in at hotel in Cochin and In the afternoon we will proceeds for the half day sightseeing Kochi is having the best preserved history of colonial times and the ideal way to bring it alive is to take a walk down memory lane, The major tourist attractions are Chinese Fishing Nets, St. Francis Church, Jewish Synagogue, and Mattancherry palace/Dutch Palace. Later in the evening you will enjoy the traditional dance of Kathakali is a stylized classical Indian dance-drama noted for the attractive make-up of characters, elaborate costumes, detailed gestures and well-defined body movements presented in tune with the anchor playback music and complementary percussion. And then enjoy the performance of Kalaripayattu is an Indian martial art which originated in the west coast of the then Tamilakam, during the early 13th Century AD. It is considered to be one of the oldest fighting systems in existence.
Overnight stay at hotel
DAY 05: COCHIN TO MADURAI DRIVE
After Breakfast you will proceed to Madurai. Arrive Madurai and check in at hotel. Rest of the day will be free for independent activities.
Overnight stay at the hotel
DAY 06: MADURAI TO RAMESHWARAM DRIVE (168 KMS APPROX / 04 HRS)
Morning after breakfast we will drive towards the Rameshwaram, on arrival check in at hotel and after some rest we will proceed to visit the Rameshwaram temple which is considered to be one of the holiest places in India to Hindus, and part of the Char Dham pilgrimage.
Overnight stay at the Hotel
DAY 07: RAMESHWARAM TO MADURAI DRIVE + DEPART
Morning after breakfast in time transfer to the Madurai airport where you will board the flight for your home destination.