Spectacular South: Kerala and Kanyakumari Adventure


14 Days

Introduction to the Tour Package Itinerary

Embark on a spectacular adventure through the lush landscapes, serene backwaters, and cultural treasures of Kerala and Kanyakumari. This comprehensive itinerary takes you from the historic city of Calicut through the verdant hills of Wayanad and Munnar, the enchanting backwaters of Kumarakom and Alleppey, to the southernmost tip of India in Kanyakumari. Each destination promises a unique experience, blending natural beauty, rich heritage, and unforgettable moments.


  • Accommodation in rooms in hotels with breakfast only
  • Private AC houseboat in Alleppey
  • All transfers as per the itinerary by one AC private vehicle
  • sightseeing in AC private vehicle
  • English speaking driver
  • Entrance tickets to all monuments and museums
  • Tour Guide in Cochin
  • Periyar boating
  • Half litter water bottle each day
  • Trekking in Munnar & Wayanad
  • Airfare to and from Kerala
  • Any personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, etc.
  • Any meals or activities not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Any additional expenses due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, natural calamities, etc.

Tour Plan

Day 1 Calicut to Wayanad
  • Arrive in Calicut and meet your guide/driver.
  • Depart for Wayanad, a scenic hill station renowned for its lush greenery and wildlife.
  •  En route, visit the Wayanad Heritage Museum to learn about the region's history and culture.
  • Check into your hotel or resort in Wayanad.
  • In the evening, relax and enjoy the serene surroundings.
Day 2 Wayanad
  • After breakfast, embark on a full-day sightseeing tour of Wayanad.
  • Visit Edakkal Caves, ancient rock shelters with prehistoric petroglyphs.
  • Explore Soochipara Waterfalls and enjoy a refreshing dip in its natural pool.
  •  Visit Pookode Lake, a picturesque freshwater lake surrounded by forests.
  • Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Visit Banasura Sagar Dam, the largest earth dam in India, offering panoramic views of the surrounding hills.
  • Return to your hotel in the evening and relax.
Day 3 Wayanad to Thrissur
  • After breakfast, depart for Thrissur, known as the cultural capital of Kerala.
  • En route, visit Thirunelli Temple, an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
  • Continue your journey to Thrissur and check into your hotel.
  • In the evening, visit Vadakkunnathan Temple, an architectural marvel and one of the oldest temples in Kerala.
  • Explore the colorful markets of Thrissur and shop for souvenirs.
  • Dinner at a local restaurant, sampling authentic Kerala cuisine 
  • Overnight stay in Thrissur.
Day 4 Thrissur to Athirapally
  • After breakfast, depart for Athirapilly, home to the majestic Athirapilly Waterfalls.
  • Check into your resort or hotel near the waterfalls.
  • Spend the day exploring Athirapilly Waterfalls and its surrounding lush forests.
  • Enjoy a guided nature walk through the forest trails.
  • Optional: Visit Vazhachal Waterfalls, located close to Athirapilly.
  • Dinner at the resort, enjoying the sounds of nature.
  • Overnight stay in Athirapilly.
Day 5 Athirapally to Cochin
  • After breakfast, depart for Cochin, a vibrant port city known for its rich history and cultural heritage.
  • Check into your hotel and freshen up.
  • In the afternoon, visit Fort Kochi and explore its colonial-era landmarks, including the Chinese Fishing Nets, St. Francis Church, and Mattancherry Palace.
  • Enjoy a Kathakali performance in the evening, showcasing Kerala's traditional dance form.
  • Dinner at a waterfront restaurant, savouring delicious seafood.
  • Overnight stay in Cochin
Day 6 Cochin to Munnar
  • After breakfast, depart for Munnar, a picturesque hill station nestled in the Western Ghats.
  • En route, visit the Valara and Cheeyappara Waterfalls for breathtaking views.
  • Check into your hotel or resort in Munnar.
  • Spend the evening exploring the local markets and tea estates.
  • Dinner at the hotel, enjoying the cool mountain breeze.
  • Overnight stay in Munnar.
Day 7 Munnar to Thekkady
  • After breakfast, depart for Thekkady, known for its lush forests and wildlife.
  • Check into your hotel or resort in Thekkady.
  • In the afternoon, visit Periyar National Park and enjoy a boat safari on Periyar Lake, spotting wildlife such as elephants, deer, and birds.
  • Visit a spice plantation and learn about the cultivation of spices like cardamom, pepper, and cinnamon.
  • Dinner at the hotel or a local restaurant, sampling traditional Kerala dishes.
  • Overnight stay in Thekkady.
Day 8 Thekkady to Vagamon
  • After breakfast, depart for Vagamon, a serene hill station known for its lush green meadows and cool climate.
  • Check into your hotel or resort in Vagamon.
  • Spend the day exploring Vagamon Meadows, Pine Forest, and Kurisumala Ashram.
  • Enjoy adventurous activities like trekking, paragliding, and rock climbing.
  • Dinner at the hotel, enjoying the tranquillity of Vagamon.
  • Overnight stay in Vagamon.
Day 9 Vagamon to Kumarakom
  • After breakfast, depart for Kumarakom, a tranquil backwater destination situated on the banks of Vembanad Lake.
  • Check into your resort or houseboat in Kumarakom.
  • Enjoy a leisurely cruise on the backwaters, witnessing the serene beauty of Kumarakom.
  • Visit the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary and spot various species of migratory and resident birds.
  • Dinner onboard the houseboat or at the resort, savouring delicious Kerala cuisine.
  • Overnight stay in Kumarakom.
Day 10 Kumarakom to Alleppey Houseboat
  • After breakfast, proceed to Alleppey, famous for its backwater cruises.
  • Check into your private houseboat and embark on an overnight cruise through the backwaters of Alleppey.
  • Enjoy freshly prepared Kerala meals onboard and relax as you sail past picturesque landscapes.
  • Witness a beautiful sunset over the backwaters.
  • Overnight stay onboard the houseboat, surrounded by the tranquillity of nature.
Day 11 Alleppey to Trivandrum
  • After breakfast, depart from Alleppey for Trivandrum, the capital city of Kerala.
  • Check into your hotel in Trivandrum and relax.
  • Enjoy the evening at leisure exploring the local markets or relaxing at the hotel.
  • Dinner at the hotel or a nearby restaurant, sampling Kerala cuisine.
  • Overnight stay in Trivandrum.
Day 12 Trivandrum to Kanyakumari (Day Trip) and Trivandrum
  • After an early breakfast, depart from Trivandrum for Kanyakumari, the southernmost tip of mainland India.
  • Upon arrival, visit the Vivekananda Rock Memorial and Thiruvalluvar Statue, situated on a small island off the coast of Kanyakumari.
  • Explore Kanyakumari Beach and witness the confluence of the Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal, and Indian Ocean.
  • Visit the ancient Kumari Amman Temple dedicated to the goddess Kanyakumari.
  • Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Kanyakumari.
  • Spend some time shopping for souvenirs and local handicrafts.
  • In the late afternoon, depart from Kanyakumari and drive back to Trivandrum.
  • Dinner at the hotel or a nearby restaurant in Trivandrum.
  • Overnight stay in Trivandrum.
Day 13 Trivandrum Sightseeing
  • After breakfast, embark on a full-day sightseeing tour of Trivandrum.
  • Visit Padmanabhaswamy Temple, one of the richest temples in the world.
  • Explore Napier Museum and Art Gallery, showcasing a rare collection of ancient artefacts and artworks.
  • Visit the Kuthiramalika Palace, known for its intricate wooden carvings.
  • Enjoy shopping at Connemara Market for souvenirs and handicrafts.
  • Dinner at a local restaurant, sampling Trivandrum's traditional dishes.
  • Overnight stay in Trivandrum.
Day 14 Departure from Trivandrum
  • After breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed to Trivandrum International Airport for your onward journey.
  • Bid farewell to Kerala, carrying back fond memories of your journey through its diverse landscapes and cultural heritage.
  • The itinerary is flexible, and you can customize it based on your interests and preferences. Additionally, activities may vary based on the season and local events. It’s advisable to check the current status and availability of activities when planning your trip.

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