Alleppey House Boat Stay
Allapuzza - House Boat (40Km/1hr from Kumarakom and 70Km/2Hr from Cochin)
Get more close to backwaters by houseboat that silently floats on the river passing through the verdant trees and tiny hamlets on the either side in the night enjoy the moon lit sky from the thatched roof of houseboat. Present day houseboats are in fact reworked version of kettuvallams of olden times that were used to carry tons of rice and spices.
Cochin (70Km/2Hrs from Allapuzza, Kovalam 325/6hrs)
You will visit fascinating sights like the Chinese fishing nets, the St. Francis Church, Mattencherry Palace optional : extend your trip to Guruvayoor / Atthirapally water falls.
Munnar (140Km/4Hrs from Eranakulam)
Munnar in the confluence of three rivers (In Malayalam this confluence is named as Munnar) At your leisure you can visit echo point were you can talk to yourself. Top station, Muttupetty Dam. Also visit Pothanamedu View Point, Church, Devikulam, and Ervikulam national Park.Don’t miss the waterfalls en-route Buy different flavors of Tealeaves. Carry
warm clothing in winter
Thekkady (110Km/3Hrs from Munnar and 155 Km /4Hr from Allapuzza )
Take a boat cruise on Lake Periyar to see the wildlife. Have some adventures in the forest where you can have a tryst with the wild or enjoy a bustling spice market of Kumily village. Periyar boating is open from 9am to 5pm only.
ALLEPPEY (Without House Boat stay)
Allapuzza (40Km/1hr from Kumarakom and 70Km/2Hr from Cochin)
Referred as the Venice of the East, Alleppey welcomes you to the backwaters of kerala. The Palm fringed canals and, the mirror still lagoons, picture book lakesides and its long sandy beach has blessed , the water locked district, to become one of the best Backwater tourism destinations in God's Own Country.
The large network of canals provide Alleppey its lifeline.
Kumarakom (160Km/5hrs from Thekkady 140Km/4Hrs from Munnar)
Enjoy the solitude and lay back in the rustic charm of the village abetting backwaters.Treat yourself with some exceptional massages* or relax on a hammock among the coconut groves. Enjoy the Kerala food spread over the Banana leaf. Do visit the bird sanctuary and Vembanad Lake (Pathirmanal Island).
Kovalam (280Km / 6.5Hrs from Allapuzza 20Km/30Min from T'puram)
Apart from some exotic beaches, Kovalam is host for many water sporting activities and you can shop some good arti-crafts made with a delicate craftsmanship. Visit heritage sights of the travancore. Relax yourself or you can have a small excursion to Kanyakumari and Thiruvananthapuram.
Anantha Padmanabha Swami Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the temple is a blend of the Kerala and Dravidian styles of architecture. It is known for its mural paintings and stone carvings. One among the 108 sacred Vishnu temples in India, the presiding deity here is Lord Vishnu reclining on Anantha the Serpent.Also visit Shanmugam Beach and Observatory.
Guruvayoor (70Km/2Hrs from Cochin and 190Km/5Hr from Munnar )
Temple is Dedicated to Lord Krishna - known as Guruvayurappan. As the murti consecration was done by Guru (Brhaspati) and Vayu (Wind) the place came to be known as Guruvayur also called as ‘Dakshina Dwaraka’. Visit Punnathoorkotta.Men are not allowed with Shirts for Dharshan.
Athirapally (88Km/2hrs from Cochin and 135Km/4Hrs from Munnar )
The two picturesque and majestic waterfalls, Athirapally and Vazhachal are located just five km apart, on the edge of the Sholayar forest ranges. The Athirapally falls join the Chalakudy river after plummeting down 80 ft. The cool spray that covers a large area near the falls makes Athirapally a scenic location.
Wayanad (275Km/ 7Hrs from Cochin 90Km/3Hrs from Calicut )
Wayanad is known for its picturesque mist clad hill stations, sprawling spice plantations, luxuriant forests and rich cultural traditions.. It is a quaint hill station with tea and coffee plantations. Enjoy your stay amidst serene locales.Have a boat ride in Pookot Lake ,visit Eddakal Caves
Koizikode (235Km/6Hrs from Cochin )
This is the head quarters of Malabar.This region is blessed with Backwaters,Hills,Beaches... and do visit CVN Kalari to see the age old and the mother of all martial art forms- Kalaripyat. Visit the serene Kappad beach Optional:Visit Ananthapuram Lake Temple and Bekal Fort which are 90 Km away.
Lakshadweep ( 400Km/ 2 Hrs from Eranakulam /Cochin by Boat)
Situated in the Arabian Sea, this group of 36 coral islands and atolls, built on ancient volcanic formations.The major islands that are inhabited are Kavaratti, Kalpeni, Kadmat, Minicoy and Bangaram. They are ideal for fishing, yatchting, diving, snorkeling, and deep-sea fishing. Each island is fringed by snow white coral sands.
Sabarimala Temple (190Km/5Hrs from Cochin and 180Km from T'puram)
is dedicated to Lord Ayyappa, situated on a hilltop named Sabarimala.It is open for worship only during the days of Mandalapooja, Makaravilakku and Chitra Vishu. The pilgrims have to follow fasting for 41 days to cleanse their minds before going to Sabarimala. The journey to the temple is to be taken through difficult paths in the forest as the vehicles can go only up to Pampa.
Located 12 km south of Kovalam in Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala, Poovar is an isolated but spectacular beach. It is situated close to the Neyyar River estuary.This picture-postcard beach, fringed with coconut palms, is accessible via water-taxis alone and can be reached only through water.
Kanyakumari (80 Km / 2Hrs from Thiruvananthapuram.)
At the southern most land tip of India, where the Arabian Sea, the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal meet, is situated Kanyakumari it is famous for spectacular sunrises and sunsets, especially on full moon days.Visit Vivekananda Memorial built on the Vivekananda Rock and Kumariaman Temple.
Gavi is an eco-tourist spot in Kerala which has widely become popular after 'Alistair International' the world acclaimed tourism major listed it among the leading eco-tourism centres and one of the must-see places in India. A must visit place for all nature lovers as Gavi is preserved in its natural scenic beauty untainted by the mighty hands of modernity