Day 1: Arrive Mumbai
Arrival at Mumbai airport, transfer to hotel for check-in. Rest of the day free for relaxation. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Mumbai
After breakfast, visit Elephanta Caves (closed on Mondays). Later, explore Mumbai with visits to CST, Prince of Wales Museum, Mani Bhawan, and Dhobhi Ghat. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Mumbai - Aurangabad (flight)
Transfer to the airport for a flight to Aurangabad. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Enjoy an excursion to Ellora Caves, Grishneshwar Temple, and Daulatabad Fort. Visit Bibi ka Maqbara, Panchakki, and Aurangabad Caves. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: Aurangabad
After breakfast, take a full-day excursion to Ajanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Return to Aurangabad for an overnight stay.
Day 5: Aurangabad - Cochin (flight)
Transfer to the airport for a flight to Cochin. On arrival, transfer to the hotel. In the evening, enjoy a Kathakali Dance show. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Cochin - Munnar (140kms)
Visit Fort Cochin, St. Frances Church, Jewish Synagogue, Mattancherry Dutchs Palace, and see Chinese fishing nets. Then, drive to Munnar, check-in at the hotel, and explore a tea estate with a tea tasting session. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7: Munnar
After breakfast, visit Pothamedu, Mattupetty dam, Rajamala hill, Eravikulam National Park, Mattupedi Dairy Farm, Echo Point, and Tea Museum. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 8: Munnar - Thekkady (110kms)
Drive to Thekkady via Ramakkalmedu, a windy spot known for Frog Rock, Turtle Rock, and twin-statue Kuravan & Kurathi. Check-in at the hotel and attend a Martial Arts & Kathakali Dance show in the evening. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 9: Periyar - Kumarakom (140kms)
Explore Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary on a boat safari to spot wildlife. Later, take a spice plantation tour. Afternoon drive to Kumarakom and check-in at a backwater resort. Overnight at the resort.
Day 10: Kumarakom - Alleppey
Transfer to the Alleppey boat jetty to board a houseboat for a backwater cruise. Enjoy the scenic beauty of the backwaters. Lunch, dinner, and overnight on the houseboat.
Day 11: Alleppey - Cochin (60kms)
After breakfast on the houseboat, disembark and drive to Cochin airport for your onward flight.