Goa South India Tour Package
Duration : 19 Days 18 Nights
Destination Covered : Cochin – Alleppey – Kumarakom – Kovalam – Kanyakumari – Madurai – Munnar – Thekkady – Cochin – Goa
Day 1 – Cochin
Arrival at Cochin international airport and transfer to Hotel. On arrival check in hotel at Cochin. Local sight seeing and over night at Cochin. Guide for shopping at Seemati/Jayalekshmi.
Day 2 – Alleppey
After breakfast proceed to Alleppey. A charming backwater destination, Alleppey provides a picturesque realm of beautiful backwaters, thatched houseboats and swaying palm trees. Often labeled as the ‘Venice of East’ and the ‘Land of Backwaters’, Alleppey is a land of smiling sun washed by the silvery waves of emerald blue Arabian sea. Mesmerized by the magic of this beautiful expanse, tourists will always cherish the golden memories of the place. Local sight seeing and over night at Alleppey.
Day 3 – Houseboat
After breakfast transfer to houseboat. On arrival check in to the houseboat. Overnight stay at houseboat with fallboard.
Day 4 – Kumarakom
Morning 10:00 Hrs check out from the houseboat and proceed to Kumarakom. Kumarakom is a breathtakingly beautiful paradise stocked with divine mangroves and coconut groves, lush green paddy fields, gushing waters snaking through the dense forests and the magnificent delicate fluttering blossoms.On arrival check in to the hotel. Afternoon sight seeing and over night at Kumarakom.
Day 5 – Trivandrum
Breakfast at Kumarakom and transfer to trivandrum reroute visit Varkala. On arrival check in to the hotel at trivandrum. Evening city sight seeing Overnight at trivandrum.
Day 6 – Kovalam
Breakfast at trivandrum and transfer to Kovalam. On arrival check in hotel at Kovalam. Local sight seeing and over night at Kovalam
Day 7 – Kovalam
Today you will visit Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Puthenmalika Palace, Zoo, Museum and Art Gallery, Priyadharsini Planatoriam, Veli Tourist Village. Back to the hotel and overnight at kovalam.
Day 8 – Kanyakumari
After breakfast proceeds to Kanyakumari reroute visit Padmanabhapuram Palace and Sucheendram Temple. On arrival check in to the hotel at Kanyakumari. Kanyakumari is the southern most tip of India, also the meeting point of the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. It is the only place in India where sunset and sunrise can be seen from one point.
Day 9 – Madurai
After break fast visit Vivekananda Rock at KanyaKumari. Later proceed to Madurai. One of South India’s great temple towns, Madurai is synonymous with the celebrated Meenakshi Temple. Situated on the banks of river Vaigai, Madurai has a rich cultural heritage passed on from the great Tamil era more than 2500 years old. Madurai was an important cultural and commercial centre even as early as 550 AD. It was the capital city for the great Pandya kings. Rest of the day relax and Overnight at Madurai.
Day 10 – Madurai
Today sight seeing Madurai. Visit Meenakshi Temple, Thirumala Naik palace, Mariamman Tank, Gandhi museum etc. Overnight at Madurai.
Day 11 – Munnar
After breakfast proceed to Munnar. Munnar – breathtakingly beautiful – a haven of peace and tranquility – the idyllic tourist destination in God’s own country. On arrival check in Hotel at Munnar and overnight at Munnar.
Day 12 – Munnar
Day for sight seeing at Munnar. Visit Pothamedu, Pallivasal, Attukal, Devikulam, Nyayamakad, Mattupetty Lake etc. Over night at the hotel at Munnar
Day 13 – Thekkady
After breakfast proceed to Thekkady/Periyar. On arrival check in to the hotel at Thekkady. Evening boating at periyar lake and Over night at thekkady.
Day 14 – Thekkady – Cochin
Day for sight seeing thekkady. Visit The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Kumily, Murikkady, Pandikuzhi, Vandanmedu etc. Back to Hotel and Transfer to Cochin. Overnight at Cochin.
Day 15 – Cochin – Goa
Transfer to Airport and fly to Goa. (optional travel by train) On arrival check-in at the hotel. Have an evening to yourselves, stroll on the beach, sun bath or just laze around and chill out at the beach shacks.
Day 16 – Goa
After breakfast at the hotel, depart at 9.30 a.m. from Panaji Jetty (Tuesdays and Fridays only) for Backwater Thrills. This trip takes you cruising along the riverine tips of the islands of Chorao, Divar and Old Goa, Marcel and Amona. Enjoy the sights and sounds of Mandovi’s thick mangroves with their rich plant, birds and animal life. Disembark to walk along the aromatic plants at a Spice Plantation and partake of a typical Goan meal served in earthern pots and banana leaf. Later cruise back to Panaji disembark and drive to your hotel.
Day 17 – Goa
After breakfast embark on a South Goa Tour which includes a visit to Heritage monuments like Churches at Old Goa which include, Basilica of Bom Jesus wherein lie the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier, on to the magnificent Se Cathedral, which houses the famous Golden Bell. Next proceed to the temples of Mangueshi dedicated to Shiva & Shantadurga temple dedicated to the Goddess of Peace. After the temples, visit Ancestral Goa at Loutolim, which is a “mock village”, open air museum depicting traditional Goan village life, through art. After lunch, visit Dona Paula Bay and the lovely Miramar Beach . In the evening, board M.V. Santa Monica at 6.00 p.m. to cruise Mandovi River and enjoy folk dances, music and live entertainment on board.
Day 18 – Goa
Do your own thing. Enjoy water sports activities like parasailing/ speed boat rides, go shopping or just laze and chill out at the beach shacks.
Day 19 – Goa
After breakfast at the hotel, have the morning free to yourself. Check-out at 12.00 noon. Transfer to airport and fly back.
- Accommodation All meals in houseboat
- Meals as per below
- Entry fees
- Driver Bata
- Boating at periyar
- NAC Car at disposal
- Applicable taxes
|Alleppey||EP||Thanneermukkom Lake Resort|
|House Boat||AP||JTR Houseboat|
|Kumarakom||EP||Illikkalam Lake Resort|
|Kovalam||EP||Sagara Beach Resort|
|Munnar||CP||Olive Rook Resort|
|Thekkady||EP||Leela Pankaj Resort|
|Goa||CP||Alessandra Beach Resort|