Day 1: Arrive Cochin
Arrival at Cochin airport and transfer to the hotel. Explore Fort Cochin's highlights, including St. Frances Church, Vasco da Gama's town, the Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, and Chinese fishing nets. Enjoy a Kathakali Dance show in the evening. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Cochin - Alleppey Backwater Day Cruise (60kms one way)
Transfer to Alleppey boat jetty after breakfast to board a houseboat for a backwater cruise. Sail through picturesque backwaters, passing charming villages. Enjoy lunch on board and a 1-hour canoe ride. Return to Cochin in the evening. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Cochin - Kozhikode (190kms)
Drive to Kozhikode after breakfast, visiting Guruvayoor Temple and Mammiyur Mahadeva Temple en route. Explore Kappad Beach, where Vasco da Gama landed in 1498. Check in at the hotel in Kozhikode. Overnight stay.
Day 4: Kozhikode - Mangalore (250kms)
After breakfast, drive to Mangalore, visiting Thalassery Fort, St. Angelo Fort in Kannur, and Bekal Fort along the way. Check in at the Mangalore hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 5: Mangalore - Gokarna (235kms)
Visit St. Aloysius Chapel, then drive to Gokarna. En route, explore Sri Krishna Temple, Anantheshwara Temple, and the Corporation Bank Heritage Museum in Udupi. Check in at the Gokarna hotel and visit the Mahabaleshwar temple. Overnight stay.
Day 6: Gokarna - Goa (235kms)
After breakfast, drive to Goa. Visit the INS Chapal Warship Museum and Sadashivgad Fort in Karwar on the way. Check in at the Goa hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 7: Goa
Explore Goa's historical sites, including the Basilica of Bom Jesus, St. Cathedral, Church of Our Lady of Miracles, Church of Our Lady of Rosary, Nunnery of St. Monica, Aguada Fort, Portuguese lighthouse, Mangueshi Temple, Shanta Durga Temple, and Margao. Drive along scenic beaches like Calangute, Dona Paula, Miramar, and Baga Beach. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 8: Goa
Enjoy a free day for beach relaxation and city exploration with your driver. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 9: Goa - Departure
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward flight as per the flight schedule.