An Exciting 7-Day Kerala Itinerary for Luxury Vacation

Author: Srikanth Krishna on Feb 13,2023

Travel to Kerala to discover idyllic palm fringed coasts, fascinating tea plantations, lovely coconut grooves, and scenic backwaters. Start your journey to this treasure trove of beauty with the 7-day itinerary, perfectly crafted to make each day in South India memorable.

 

Trip Highlights

  • Explore the beautiful tea plantations and the highly sought-after Tata Tea Factory.
  • Venture out to see Thekkady, the Wild Corridor of the Southern part of India.
  • Visit Kumarakom famous for its backwaters.
  • Enjoy the otherworldly experience of a houseboat stay in Alleppey 
  • Visit the Vivekananda Rock Memorial and other attractions in Kanyakumari

A tour at a glance

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Cochin: Arrival in Kerala

Set foot on the heaven-like land of Kerala. Meet your private guide at the airport, who will escort you to your cozy hotel in Cochin. After you settle down, head out to see some delightful attractions like Kerala Folklore Museum to admire local arts and crafts, the iconic Santa Cruz Basilica, Pardesi Synagogue, and the royal Mattancherry Palace. 

Day 2: Cochin Exploring Munnar

After breakfast, begin exploring the treasure trove hidden in Munnar. Enjoy your time in a snow-capped hill station, an exceptional phenomenon in South India. Roam around the lush tea plantations and visit the most-sought Tata Tea Factory. Learn the tea manufacturing procedure here, and then head to Thirumeny Cultural Centre to watch the Indian Kathakali show. Afterward, relish the scenic Attukal Waterfalls.

Day 3: Thekkady - Periyar National Park, Kadathanadan Kalari Centre

Venture out with your guide in the Idukki district to see Thekkady, the wild corridor of the Southern part of India. Traverse the beautiful Periyar National Park to spot various gigantic animals. Get a nice view of Elephants, Wild Boar, Tigers, Bison, and other animals. Spend some time in the wild and head toward Kadathanadan Kalari Centre to get a glimpse of Kalaripayattu martial arts and Keralas culture. Enjoy some shopping before returning to your hotel. 

Day 4: Kumarakom - Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

Today, leave Thekkady with your guide for a visit to Kumarakom. Head out to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary to observe a plethora of bird species. Afterward, board a backwater ride to see the soothing waters with a backdrop of coconut trees. Evening awaits you to savor South Indian dishes. 

Day 5: Alleppey - Floating houseboats, Kuttanad

A 45 minutes journey will take you from Kumarakom to Alleppey. Feel the unparalleled experience of living in a houseboat flanked by a panoramic beauty. Your next scenic affair is Kuttanad, famed for its rice fields. 

Day 6: Kuttanad Kanyakumari

A few hours' journey will take you to Kanyakumari. Start off with visiting the Vivekananda Rock Memorial on the countrys southernmost tip. You will then head out for prominent attractions like Thanumalayan Temple, Padmanabhapuram Palace, and the Wax Museum of Kanyakumari. Later, settle down in one of the finest hotels in Kanyakumari. 

Day 7: Kanyakumari International Departure

Wake earlier to cherish the rising Sun from the Sun Rise Point. Your private guide will later lead you to Trivandrum for a flight back home. 

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