Mumbai - Mangalore - Bekal - Wayanad - Calicut - Cochin - Thekkady - Kumarakom - Quillon (Kollam) - Kovalam - Trivandrum
Day 1 Arrive Mumbai
Traditional welcoming at the international airport by Travel Pals executive to transfer to the hotel for overnight stay with immediate check-in.
Day 2 Mumbai
Breakfast at hotel. Full day city tour of Mumbai, visiting Hanging Garden, Marine Drive, Dhobi Ghat, Vidhan Sabha, Malabar Hill & Prince of Wales Musuem. Evening at leisure on the most happening place.
Day 3 Mumbai- Mangalore (air) - Bekal (50 kms / 1.5 hrs)
Breakfast at hotel. On arrival at Mangalore, drive straight to Bekal. Check in hotel. Evening visit the Bekal Fort. This fort is the largest and the best-preserved fort in Kerala.
Day 4 Bekal - Wayanad (225 kms / 5 hrs)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Wayanad. Afternoon Drive to Vythiri to visit Lakkidi, The gateway to Wayanad, situated 700 mts above sea level, at the crust of Thamarassery Ghat pass. Lofty peaks, gurgling.
Day 5 Wayanad
Breakfast at leisure. Today one can opt to trek around the region as there are many trekking routes. Or else, visit the Wayanad wildlife Sanctuary. Time permitting one can also visit the Sentinal Rock Waterfalls.
Day 6 Wayanad - Calicut (75 kms / 1.5 hrs)
Enjoy breakfast and then drive to Calicut (Kozhikhode). On arrival check in hotel. Later, enjoy a half-day sightseeing tour visiting Mananchira.
Day 7 Calicut - Cochin (225 kms / 5 hrs)
Early morning visit Dolphin's point, a good place to watch dolphins playing in the sea. Breakfast at hotel followed by a drive to Cochin (Kochi). On arrival check in hotel. Evening free for relaxation.
Day 8 Cochin - Thekkady (185 kms / 5 hrs)
After breakfast, a half-day guided tour of the city visiting Fort Kochi, with its European heritage, St. Francis' Church, Chinese fishing nets, Dutch palace and Jewish Synagogue.
Day 9 Thekkady
Take an early morning boat ride on the Periyar Lake. After breakfast, free day to opt from the many activities conducted by the Periyar Tiger Reserve: Nature Walk, Jungle Patrol, Bamboo Rafting, Border Hiking or a Bullock Cart ride exploring rural Kerala.
Day 10 Thekkady - Kumarakom (125 kms / 3.5 hrs)
After breakfast, Visit the Tribal Heritage Museum and then drive to Kumarakom. On arrival check in a backwater resort for experiencing the beauty and tranquillity of this absolute natural destination.
Day 11 Kumarakom Sailing (in Houseboat)
Enjoy relaxed breakfast. At noon drive to jetty point or embarkation point and board your private backwater houseboat locally known as Kettuvalloms - a traditional rice boat of Kerala which gives a roman.
Day 12 Arrive Tottapally - Quillon (35 kms / 1 hr)
Breakfast on board. Enjoy lazy cruising until noon and disembark at Tottapally and enjoy the most scenic drive to Quillon (Kollam). On arrival check in resort. Overnight at resort.
Day 13 Quillon - Varkala (40 kms / 1 hrs)
After breakfast, visit Thangesseri a picturesque seaside village. Explore the ruins of Portuguese / Dutch forts and 18th century churches, a three km long beach and a century old lighthouse.
Day 14 Varkala Trivandrum (50 kms / 1.5 hrs)
Breakfast at resort. Later, drive to Trivandrum to stay at the Kovalam beach in a resort.
Day 15 Kovalam (Trivandrum)
After breakfast, day free at leisure to enjoy the sandy beach and sunshine. Overnight at resort.
Day 16 Kovalam - onward destination
Breakfast at resort. Day free to laze on the beach and indulge in ayuvedic massage(s) and yoga to rejuvenate your body amd mind. Then, transfer to Trivandrum airport for flight to onward destination.
Bon Voyage !