Day 01 Arrive Calicut
Transfer to Kadavu Resort. Kappad beach has got its name engraved in
Indian history as Vasco Da Gama, the Portuguese explorer, had put his
first steps on Indian soil at this place. Spend overnight at Kadavu
Beypore - home to Asia's biggest wood market and traditional wooden ship
making industry. The craftsmen have been making these Marakalam's in
Beypore since the 18th Century. Overnight stay at Kadavu Resort.
Day 03 Mahe
On arrival transfer to Ayisha Manzil, a heritage bungalow located on the
Arabian Sea. Traditional Dance centre to witness 'Thayum' and 'Kalari Payatu'.
In the afternoon visit to the fort and mosque. Overnight stay at bungalow.
Day 04 Wayanad
Check into Vythiri Resort surrounded by lush green rainforests. This
eco-friendly resort provides the visitors with ample opportunities for
bird watching, trekking and elephant ride. Overnight stay at Vythiri
Day 05 Wayanad
After lunch take a 4-km trek to an awe-inspiring ancient cave, Edakkal
Caves - caves contain several paintings and pictorial writings of the New
Stone Age Civilization, Muthunga wildlife sanctuary - Herds of elephants,
bear, deer, wild pig etc can be seen here, Glass temple - famous Jain
family temple. Overnight stay in Vythiri Resort.
Day 06 Thrissur
Drive to Cheruthurti the seat of Kerala Kalamandalam, renowned the world
for its Kathakali training center. Visit Guruvayoor temple. The deity of
Sri Krishna is known for healing powers and devotees make several
offerings and Art Museum.
Afternoon sightseeing at Fort Kochi - the area where you will get to see
the mixture of Portuguese, Dutch, Chinese culture. A small population of
Jews still resides there. Visit Mattancherry Palace, Chinese Fishing Nets,
and Saint Francis Church. Get to see the oldest synagogue in the
Commonwealth. Walk through the busy spice markets in the Jewtown area. In
the evening watch Kathakali dance performance. Overnight stay at Fort
Day 08 Kumarakom
Relax at the waterfront, with the occasional native row boat gliding
silently by, and the air so calm, you can reach out and touch the sky with
your finger tips. The island is surrounded by Vembanad Lake. The
breathtaking view of the lake during the dawn and dusk and the glimpse of
the formation of birds flapping in and out of the bird sanctuary can be
seen from any spot of the island.
Day 09 Drive to Allepey
Enjoy a memorable trip on the fantastic houseboats. Travel through the
coconut fringed canals. Relaxing your mind and body as nature envelops
you. Here you are a welcome observer of traditional activities of the
local people. Watch them sow seeds in the soil, give green grass to their
animals alongside the backwaters. Your crew will show you various points
of interest along the way and provide you delicious meals
on board. Have an out of the world experience with the overnight stay on
Day 10 Arrive in Thottapally
Disembark from houseboat after breakfast. (You won't feel like
disembarking!). Drive to Kovalam. Visit enroute Haripad Subramanian Snake
Temples which house 500 snake statues. Overnight stay at Kovalam Beach
Day 11 Kovalam
Day free to Relax at the Kovalam Beach Resort having a body-soothing,
relaxing Ayurvedic massage. Or Optional excursion to Trivandrum. Overnight
stay at Kovalam Beach Resort.
Transfer to Trivandrum airport for your onward journey.
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