Destination : Cochin - Alleppey - Thekkady - Cochin
DAY 01: Cochin
Arrival Cochin Airport/Railway Station, Upon arrival meet ,assist and transfer to hotel in Cochin, evening see the Kathakali dance. It is Kerala's own dance form, much celebrated dance drama. Kathakali evolved in the 8th century from 'Ramanattam' a dance drama created by Kottarakkara Thampuran, a great admirer and promoter of traditional art forms. Draws its theme from Hindu mythology and folklore. It is accompanied by various vocal and percussion accompaniments the dancer through 'hasta mudras' or hand gestures, Expressions of face and eyes, depicts the story. Make up is done with archaic costumes, the elaborately painted faces and grand headgears,The dye used for facial makeup is natural.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 02: Cochin
After breakfast Cochin sightseeing starts- Cochin is called as the Queen of Arabian Sea .There we visit Mattancherry Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Chinese Fishing Net, St. Francis Church, with an English speaking guide and in the afternoon there is a Boating program included & afterwards Ernakulam sightseeing.
Overnight stay at Cochin.
DAY 03: Alleppey
Transfer to Houseboat, The most important tourist attraction in Alleppey is the leisurely boat cruise through the stretch of backwaters fringed by coconut palms. Alleppey, one of the exotic sites of backwater tourism in the state of Kerala is better known as the "Venice of the East" for its labyrinth of lakes, lagoons and freshwater rivers crisscrossing it. In This tiny town in Kerala attracts tourists especially during the time of the annual boat race.
Overnight stay on board Houseboat.
Day 04: Alleppey
At leisure, overnight stay on board Houseboat.
Day 05: Thekkady
Transfer to Thekkady/Vazhoor, Thekkady, is one of India's most fascinating natural wildlife sanctuaries, where you can watch wildlife at close range. The vegetation, the flora and fauna and the birds of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India, and spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold great opportunities for mountain walks afternoon plantation walk.
Overnight stay at Vazhoor/Thekkady.
Day 06: Thekkady
Day with Elephant Program(subject to availability), overnight stay at Thekkady/ Vazhoor.
Day 07: Cochin
After breakfast Transfer to Cochin, overnight stay at Cochin.
Day 08: Departure from Cochin :
Transfer to Cochin Airport/ Railway Station.