DAY 01: COCHIN – MUNNAR
Upon landing at Cochin Airport, a warm welcome awaits you. Then, embark on a delightful four-hour journey to the enchanting realm of Munnar. After reaching, settle into your hotel/resort, get refresh, and savor your leisure moments amidst Munnar’s captivating beauty.
Explore Munnar, a breathtaking haven of peace and tranquility, is Kerala’s idyllic tourist destination. Nestled at 6000 ft, it was a favored summer retreat for British rulers. Munnar dazzles with endless tea plantations, pristine valleys, and mountains, along with exotic flora and fauna in its sanctuaries and forests. The spice-scented cool air fills the atmosphere. Munnar has it all, and once you visit, you’ll never want to leave.
DAY 02: MUNNAR
After breakfast discover Munnar’s wonders.
Start your adventure at the Tea Museum to delve into its lush tea plantations and the art of tea production. Then, venture to Eravikulam National Park, home to the endangered Nilgiri Tahr, surrounded by breathtaking rolling grasslands and exotic flowers. Anamudi, the towering peak and for adventure, head to Echo Point for trekking, nature walks, and stunning panoramic views of lush green hills. Discover Munnar’s natural and cultural marvels in one memorable journey.
DAY 03: MUNNAR – THEKKADY
After breakfast, embark on a scenic three-hour drive from Munnar to Thekkady.
The very mention of Thekkady brings to mind elephants, rolling hills, and aromatic spice plantations. Here, in the Periyar Forest, you’ll find one of India’s finest wildlife reserves. This region also offers picturesque plantations and hill towns, perfect for treks and mountain walks. Explore nature and culture in this stunning destination. Encounter wildlife at Periyar National Park, savor aromatic treasures in spice plantations, and brave thrilling bamboo rafting. At Elephant Junction, enjoy rides, feeding, and bathing with gentle giants. Immerse in an exhilarating bamboo rafting adventure along the scenic Periyar River, surrounded by wildlife and stunning landscapes.
DAY 04: THEKKADY – ALLEPPEY
After breakfast, embark to Alleppey, where Kerala’s backwaters meet the Arabian Sea in a breathtaking setting. Step onto a luxury houseboat designed in traditional Kerala style, offering cozy comfort. Cruise through the tranquil waters, meandering canals lined with swaying coconut palms, and unique paddy fields. This extraordinary journey promises indelible memories. Savor freshly cooked Kerala cuisine served on board, indulging in the region’s authentic flavors.
Alleppey, also known as Alappuzha, is often called the “Venice of the East.” Nestled at the convergence of Kerala’s largest lake, Vembanad Lake, and the Arabian Sea, it boasts a unique and picturesque setting. Its intricate network of backwaters, including canals, lakes, and lagoons, creates an unmatched landscape. These backwaters are dotted with man-made islands and offer a haven for migratory birds. Cruising through these serene canals, you’ll pass charming villages and lush paddy fields, immersing yourself in the tranquil beauty of this region. Explore the enchanting beauty of Alappuzha’s backwaters, experience the idyllic charm of village life, and savor exquisite culinary offerings aboard a houseboat. This experience promises cherished memories that will last a lifetime.
DAY 05: ALLEPPY – KODUNGALLUR / MARARI
After early breakfast, embark on an enchanting journey to Mararikulam via Kodungallur. En-route, seize the opportunity to visit the historic Cheraman Juma Mosque, a beacon of Islamic heritage and the very first mosque in the Indian subcontinent, nestled in the captivating historical town of Kodungallur.
Discover the Cheraman Juma Mosque, built in 629 CE during Prophet Muhammad’s time. Its unique Indo-Islamic architecture is a testament to rich Islamic heritage in India. The Heritage Project created the first Islamic heritage museum in Kerala within its complex. Explore the museum’s informative panels, murals narrating Cheraman Perumal’s story, and a miniature model of the Mosque’s structure. Witness the fusion of Indian and Middle Eastern architectural styles, preserved with a traditional thatched wooden roof, and more.
DAY 06: MARARI
After breakfast, enjoy leisure activities at Marari Beach.
Experience paradise at Marari Beach, the perfect destination for beach lovers in Kerala. This serene fishing town along the Arabian Sea Coast offers tranquility and unspoiled beauty. Enjoy a peaceful holiday with family and friends on one of the most stunning beaches.
DAY 07: MARARI – COCHIN
After breakfast, drive back to Cochin and transfer to Cochin Airport for your onward journey. Your transfer will be coordinated to match your flight schedule, ensuring a seamless departure from the city.
Embark on our captivating ‘Kerala Splendor 07-Day Itinerary,’ a journey that unveils the finest treasures of picturesque Kerala. Experience awe-inspiring nature, breathtaking landscapes, and rich Islamic heritage. This voyage offers a profound glimpse into the world’s most visited places, from lush green hills to wildlife, spice havens, pristine backwaters, and stunning beaches. Immerse yourself in the rich Indo-Islamic cultural heritage as you explore natural wonders, cities, and towns that rank among the world’s top destinations. Every step resonates with history and captures breathtaking beauty, all while enjoying a mesmerizing Halal-friendly experience throughout your trip.