Goa - Cochin - Munnar - Periyar - Cochin
Travelogy India has designed the itinerary of 11 Days Goa with Kerala Tours which is certainly an unforgettable lifetime tour. Kerala is a strip of narrow land wedged between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea. It is a photographer’s paradise with its divine beauty.
Often termed as a land of spices, you can enjoy some traditional delicacies. Enjoy the colourful Kathakali dance form, fishing and boat racing at the placid backwaters of Kerala.
Goa on the other hand is a land of beaches, fringed with numerous palm trees. Besides enjoying sun bath, you can participate in water sports like Para sailing and dolphin cruises. Regain your health with the Ayurveda massages which are available at the beach resorts.
The churches of Goa are known for their architectural beauty and historical importance. Last but not the least, it is a unique experience to have spicy Goa delicacies with quality wine, relaxing at the sea beach.
Today our representative welcomes you at the Goa Airport / railway station. After checking in the hotel, you can spend the rest of the day enjoying leisurely activities at the hotel.
There is overnight stay at the hotel.
After morning breakfast, today we explore the Goa beaches. Visit the Baga beach which is one of the largest beaches of Goa. The white, clean sand makes the beach ideal for swimming.
You can also enjoy water sports like Para sailing, wind surfing and dolphin cruises. Visit the ‘Queen of Beaches,’ the Colva Beach. Stretching over 40 Kms, this endless beach is apt for relaxation. Spent some lazy moments lying on the beach shacks.
Witness a different scenic beauty at the Arambol Beach. This beach consist of few rocks and a sweet water tank on the beach. Overnight stay at the beach resort.
Post morning breakfast, today we tour to Old Goa and the Panjim market; a thriving city during the Portuguese rule. You will find some of the oldest churches here.
We visit the Archbishop's Palace; consisting of a Christian art gallery. Near this, lies the Church of St. Francis of Assisi; walls of which are decorated with Bible stories.
We also tour the Se-Cathedral, the Basilica of Bom Jesus and the Archaeological Museum. The Panjim market is a blend of tradition and modernisation. It is a treasure house of artifacts, brassware, shell work, curios and terracotta.
There is an overnight stay at the beach resort.
Today you can spend the day as per your planning. You can enjoy some rocking live performances at the beaches.
Enjoy some time at the famous Goa casinos or taste some unique cuisines of the state. At evening, we board a train to Cochin; the ‘Queen of the Arabian Sea’.
Overnight train journey.
After arrival at Cochin, you check in the hotel. After some refreshment and relaxation, at evening you can stroll at the sea beach to view a charming sunset.
Also visit the Dutch Palace (closed on Friday) to witness the paintings and accessories used by the rulers of Kerala. There is an overnight stay at the hotel.
Today we head towards the lush green valleys of Munnar. We arrive here at afternoon. After relishing a traditional lunch, we relax for the rest of the day.
There is an overnight stay at the hotel.
Today after breakfast, we head towards the lush green tea plantations. This picturesque site is apt for some master photography. We visit the Echo point and the Tata Tea Museum (closed on Monday)..
Later visit the Rajamalai National Park, a shelter for the endangered species of Nilgiri Tahr and Ibex. It is rich in biodiversity. The Mattupetty Dam is a beautiful spot, surrounded by beautiful hills and tea plantations. You can enjoy boating here.
Near the dam lies the Rose Garden, where you can get to see lots of colourful birds and a perfect trekking spot for adventure lovers. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast, we will move to Idukki for Periyar. After arriving, check in to hotel and later visit the largest arch dam of Asia, the Idukki Dam. It is 555 feet in height is a great sunrise and sunset point.
We also tour to the cardamom and tea plantations. Also enjoy boating at the placid waters of the Periyar Lake. It is also a natural habitat for several types of birds, like the egrets and the migratory birds.
Overnight stay at Periyar.
Today we start an early day to visit Periyar. We visit the Periyar wild life sanctuary. From the ferocious tigers to the large elephants, this forest area is rich in flora and fauna.
We visit Murikkady; a popular coffee, cardamom and pepper plantation. Enjoy photography and trekking at the Pandikuzhi. After enjoying some divine natural beauty of Kerala, we return to the hotel for night stay.
Today after breakfast, we will drive from Periyar Cochin. After checking in the hotel, you can rest and enjoy leisurely activities at the hotel.
At evening you can enjoy shopping at the local markets. You can shop from metal sculptures, camel bone carved items, wooden handicrafts and hand woven mats.
There is an overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, our representative escorts you to the airport or railway station, from where you can get back to your home with some beautiful memories.