Destinations Covered: Thiruvanthapuram – Somatheeram – Alappuzha – Mararikulam – Cochin – Vythiri – Bekaal
Kerala Tour Duration: 09 Nights / 10 Days
Kerala Beach Tour – Re-discover yourself along the miles of golden sands, lakes and lagoons with a rejuvenating session of ayurveda and yoga. India’s ancient healing system is practiced in Kerala in its purest form at a number of exclusive resorts tucked amidst towering palms facing the sea. With activities like kayaking, windsailing, and fishing to match, a Kerala beach tour strikes the perfect balance between action and relaxation.
Kerala Beach Itinerary
Day 1 Trivandrum – Somatheeram
Arrive in Trivandrum, (Thiruvananthapuram), Kerala’s capital city and proceed to Somatheeram, 20 km
Check into resort.
Make the most of the invigorating sessions of ayurveda and yoga amidst the enchanting scenery.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 In Somatheeram
After breakfast, hire a houseboat for a backwater cruise around Somatheeram.
Rest of the day at leisure.
Lunch and dinner at the resort.
Overnight at the resort.
Day 3 Somatheeram – Alappuzzha/Alleppey
After breakfast, drive to Alappuzzha, 137 km.
Alleppey is criss crossed by a web of waterways that make for a lovely cruise. A visit to a local village is an equally interesting deviation. Places of interest include the Sree Krishna temple, Karumadikuttan, Champakulam,
Board houseboat for overnight cruise to Kumarakom.
Day 4 Alappuzha/Alleppey – Kumarakom
Arrive in Kumarakom on the shores of Lake Vembanad. Beautiful countryside, and a haven for birds.
After breakfast, take a kettuvellam (long boat) ride around the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.
Post lunch or late afternoon, drive to Mararikulam, an hour from Kumarakom.
Day 5 Mararikulam
Arrive in Mararikulam and check into resort.
A picturesque fishing village on the Malabar Coast, its quiet and laidback lifestyle is ideal for a very restful holiday. Enjoy parasailing and windsurfing at the lovely beach, try the ayurvedic spa, or simply stroll up to the local fisherfolk and watch them weave fine handicrafts from coir.
Dinner and overnight stay at resort.
Day 6 Mararikulam – Vythiri
After breakfast, depart for Vythiri in Wayanad, 315 km.
Take a break from the sea and visit the hills of North Kerala. Vythiri is picture perfect, with tea bushes carpeting the cascading hills of the Western Ghats. Its thick tropical forests and rich culture are all waiting to be explored.
Arrive in Vythiri and check into hotel.
Evening at leisure.
Overnight stay in Vythiri.
Day 7 Vythiri
After breakfast, proceed for local sightseeing – Pakshipathalam, Menmutty Waterfalls, Kanthapara Waterfall, Chethalayam Waterfalls.
Evening at leisure. Explore facilities at hotel.
Dinner and overnight stay at Vythiri.
Day 8 Vythiri – Bekal
After breakfast, proceed for Bekal, Kasargod district, 190 km.
Arrive in Bekal. Check into hotel.
Bekal has Kerala’s largest fort and affords a view of Kanhangad, Pallikare, Kottikulam and Uduma. The majestic fort sweeps down to the lovely beach to meet the waters of the Arabian Sea. The beach is illuminated and has an exclusive walkway for long walks along the coast.
Day 9 Bekal
After breakfast, you may spend the day as you wish, or visit Kappil and Pallikere beaches, Valiyaparamba, Chandragiri Fort and Ananthapura Lake temple.
Evening at leisure
Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 10 Bekal – Cochin
After breakfast, drive back to Cochin, 322 km for onward destination.