Day 1: Arrive Cochin
Upon your arrival at Cochin airport, we will assist you and transfer you to your hotel (check-in/out time is 12 pm). In the evening, immerse yourself in the traditional art of Kerala with a mesmerizing Kathakali dance performance, featuring lavish costumes, exotic makeup, and masks. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2: Cochin - Munnar (140km)
After breakfast at the hotel, embark on a city tour of Cochin. Explore the unique blend of traditional and Western architecture, as well as a lifestyle influenced by the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea. Visit Fort Cochin, known for its Dutch, Portuguese, and British colonial architecture, and witness the iconic bamboo fishing nets at Fort Kochi Beach. Explore St. Francis Church, the original burial site of Vasco da Gama, and visit the Jewish Synagogue and the Mattancherry Dutch Palace. Later, drive to Munnar and check in at the hotel. Enjoy a visit to a tea estate and a tea tasting tour. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Munnar
Start your day with breakfast at the hotel, followed by a visit to Pothamedu, Mattupetty Dam, Rajamala Hill, Eravikulam National Park, Mattupedi Dairy Farm, Echo Point, and the Tea Museum. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: Munnar - Thekkady (110km)
After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Thekkady via Ramakkalmedu, known as one of the windiest places in Asia. Explore landmarks like Frog Rock, Turtle Rock, and the highest twin-statue in Kerala called Kuravan & Kurathi. In the evening, enjoy a Kalaripayattu martial arts and Kathakali dance show.
Day 5: Thekkady - Kumarakom (140km)
After breakfast, visit the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary on a boat to witness the rich biodiversity, including elephants, bison, deer, and various bird species. Later, take a spice plantation tour and explore crops like cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, coffee, and tea. Drive to Kumarakom, check in at the hotel, and overnight stay.
Day 6: Kumarakom - Alleppey
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and then transfer to the Alleppey boat jetty to board a houseboat. Cruise through the enchanting backwaters, passing through tropical countryside. The houseboat is equipped with electricity, a sitting-cum-dining area, a bedroom with attached English toilets, a sun deck, and a fully equipped kitchen. Savor lunch, dinner, and an overnight stay on the houseboat.
Day 7: Alleppey - Cochin (75km)/ Port Blair
After breakfast, disembark from the houseboat and drive to Cochin airport to catch a flight to your next destination, either Cochin or Port Blair.
Day 8: Port Blair - Neil Island (by scheduled ferry)
Upon your arrival at Port Blair airport, we will assist you and transfer you to your hotel. Enjoy an overnight stay.
Day 9: Neil Island
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the jetty to board a ferry to Neil Island. Check in at the hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure on the island's beautiful beaches. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 10: Neil Island - Havelock (by scheduled ferry)
Relax and unwind on the pristine beaches of Neil Island. Explore Bharatpur Beach, Sitapur Beach, and Lakshmanpur Beach. Enjoy the natural beauty of the island. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 11: Havelock
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the jetty to board a boat for Havelock Island. Check in at the hotel and explore the stunning Radhanagar and Vijaynagar Beaches. Havelock Island is famous for its white sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters, making it a paradise for water sports enthusiasts. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 12: Havelock
Spend your day exploring Elephant Beach, known for its shallow blue waters and ideal for snorkeling. You can also relax on the beach and enjoy the beautiful views of the sunrise and sunset. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 13: Havelock
Enjoy a free day at leisure to relax on the beach or explore the island. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 14: Havelock - Port Blair (by scheduled ferry)
After breakfast, board a ferry to return to Port Blair. Explore the city, visit Wandoor Beach, and see Chidiya Tapu, known for bird watching and stunning sunsets. Also, visit the Cellular Jail, a historic colonial prison, and attend the Sound & Light Show. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 15: Port Blair - Departure
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward flight. This marks the end of your memorable journey.