07 NIGHTS 08 DAYS
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Alleppey Kovalam Kanyakumari Rameswaram Madurai Tour 8 Days
Duration: 07 NIGHTS / 08 Days
Cochin( Arrive )- 01 Alleppey - 02 Kovalam - 01 Kanyakumari - 01 Rameswaram - 02 Madurai - Madurai
Day 01 Cochin to Alleppey
Morning leave for Alleppey to enjoy a boat cruise tour in Alleppey Houseboat. Rest of the day at leisure on the House Boat which is world's major tourist attraction. Sit back and relax while the boat cruises through the narrow serene backwater canals of Alleppey. We can see here in breathing green, the village slumbers by the Vembanad Lake. On cruise scenery flashes up vivid contrasts of lush green and deep blues. As the boat glider along the gorgeous green of the fringed palms the ripples in the blue water blend in to little wavelets. Lunch, Evening Tea/ Coffee with snacks, dinner all are provided inside the houseboat. Overnight stay will provide on House Boat. Note: • The cruise commences at 1230 hrs with lunch served on board and continues till dusk. At dusk the boat will anchor in a wide waterway or lake for the night (The backwaters close to boat traffic at dusk as the fisherman lay their nets in the backwaters. Other boats are not allowed to ply in the backwaters after dusk. On the following day the cruise commences again after breakfast and the guest will be dropped at Alleppey by 0900Hrs. Overnight stay at hotel.
Houseboat check in at 12Noon and cruises till 5PM, Boat will be anchored till 8AM and cruises till 9AM for checkout
For A/C Houseboat, A/C will be operating from 9PM till 6AM only (All houseboat related inclusions are applicable only if the Itinerary is including Houseboat stay)
Cruise Time : 6 hrs.
Bed Rooms : 01, 02 or 03 Bedroom as per room occupancy
Boarding @ : 12.00 pm
Ac will be operational from 09.00 PM to 06.00 AM
Cochin to Alleppey distance is 60 Kms / 1.5 hours by road
Day 02 Alleppey Houseboat to Kovalam
Morning get up early to enjoy sunrise of backwater , also you will get a chance to see fishermen catching fish of boat men selling household items in their small canoe , After breakfast the boat will move again for a morning cruise, you will check out from the houseboat at 0900 hrs and proceed to Kovalam beach. The journey is through costal areas of Kerala, you can see , view of lagoons rivers, evergreen coconut palms make this journey very enjoyable , Reach Kovalam and check in at your hotel It is one of the beast beaches of India with its lovely slice beach sand and perfectly positioned palms. Evening relax on the Kovalam beach . Overnihgt at Hotel.
Sightseeing:- Light house beach, Howah Beach, Ashoka beach
Distance between Alleppey to Kovalam is 165 Kms / 4.5 hours by road
Day 03 Kovalam to Trivandrum day visit to Kovalam return
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing experiencing a tour around Trivandrum: The Napier Museum, Kuthiramalika Museum, and Sri Padmanabha Temple. At afternoon you will be transfered to the famous Kovalam Beach and you can relex your mind and body there. Overnight stay at Hotel in Kovalam.
Sightseeing:- Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple, Kuthiramalika Palace museum, The Napier museum, Sree Chithra art gallery, zoological park, science and technology museum, Kanakakunnu Palace, planetorium
Distance between Kovalam to Trivandrum is 25 Kms / 1/2 Hour one way by road
Day 04 Kovalam to Kanyakumari Local
Enjoy the sunrise on the beach, after breakfast checkout from the hotel and transfer to kanyakumari enroute visit majestic Padmanaphapuram The capital of the State of Travancore. built in the Travancore architectural style arrive kanyakumari and check in at hotel afternoon go for kanyakumari
sightseeing . Visit Vivekananda Rock that houses a memorial dedicated to Swami Vivekanan .The Memorial is built at the convergence of the Indian Ocean, the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. Kanyakumari is a place where you can enjoy Sun rise and Sunset from the same point, something special to remember. Enjoy Sunset of Kanyakumari from the tip of India, overnight at Hotel.
Distance between Kovalam to Kanyakumari is 90 Kms / 02 Hours by road
Day 05 Kanyakumari to Rameswaram Local
After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Rameswaram. En-route visit Thiruchendhur Murugan Temple. Arrive Rameswaram. Rameswaram is famous for Lord Rama's temple at Tamil Nadiu. Check in at Hotel. The presiding deity is the Linga Of Sri Ramanatha Swamy, which happens to be one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of India. After check in, set to Pamban Bridge - which on the Palk Strait connects Rameswaram to mainland India. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Distance between Kanyakumari to Rameswaram 320 Kms (7 hours) by road
Day 06 Rameshwaram to Madurai Local
Early Morning Darshan at Rameshwaram Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, was constructed during the 17th century. Ramanathaswamy Temple. Agni Theertham Temple - The sacredness of the place makes it a popular bathing spot with the pilgrims. Ideally a bath at Agni Theertham precedes the visit to the Ramanatha Swamy Temple. Dhanushkodi Temple – It is believed that the bridge was built by the monkey forces of Lord Rama to access Sri Lanka. Gandamadanaparavtham - the highest point in the island. The devotees believes that lord Rama's feet was placed on the stone. An earmark of the footprint is there. After breakfast check out from hotel and proceed to Madurai. Upon arrival transfer and check in at hotel. Overnight stay will be Madurai.
Rameshwaram to Madurai distance is 180 Kms (4.5 hours) by road
Day 07 Madurai Local
Today visit Madurai Sri Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, the temple art museum, puthu Mandapam(Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal), Raya gopuram, Gandhi Museum. Overnight stay will be Madurai.
Day 08 Madurai Drop
Breakfast at hotel. Day at leisure on your own. check out from hotel and transfer to Madurai for your onward journey.
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