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Kerala Tour Package

Tour Highlights

  • A private and customized trip.
  • Cochin sightseeing.
  • Beautiful Kundala Lake.
  • Famous Periyar Lake. 
  • Explore Madurai.
  • Sightseeing at Shri Rameshwaram Temple.
  • Visit to Kanyakumari.
  • Explore Sri Padmanabhapuram Palace.
  • Experience Houseboat Stay in Alleppey. 

Trip Overview

Dreaming of a gateway to “God’s own country”? Yes, you heard it right. Kerala is a magical destination that recharges your soul and body, featuring beautiful backwaters, pristine beaches, breathtaking hill stations, captivating cultural art forms, and historical monuments. Located in the southeastern coastal state of India, it is a small state, covering only 1% of the total area of the country. It is known for its stunning natural beauty, mouth watering cuisines, diverse landscapes, and rich cultural heritage. Our Kerala Tour Package gives you the opportunity to explore a slice of heaven on Earth. Let us guide you through the amazing destinations of Kochi, Munnar, Thekkady, Madurai, Rameshwaram, Kanyakumari, Trivandrum, Kovalam, and Alleppey, each promising unforgettable memories.  

Kochi - Queen of Arabian Sea  

Kochi, a bustling city in Kerala, is also known as Cochin. It is a melting pot of vibrant culture, history, and experiences. Renowned as the Queen of the Arabian Sea, Kochi boasts a rich heritage influenced by Arab, Chinese, Dutch, and Portuguese traders. Start your Kochi tour by visiting the famous Dutch Palace, popularly known as Mattancherry Palace, which is the finest example of Kerala style architecture. This place was built in 1545 CE by the Portuguese and is famous for its long and spacious halls along the central courtyard. The Jewish Synagogue is another place to visit in Kochi, located in the quarter of old Cochin, also known as Jew Town. Built in 1568 by the city's thriving Jewish trading community, it features a richly decorated interior that showcases the diverse tastes and traditions of the various cultures that flourished along the region's trade routes. The St. Francis Church is a must visit place in Kochi, one of the oldest churches that was built by the Europeans in India. The legendary Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama was buried in St. Francis Church in the year 1524. 

This tour also takes you to Fort Kochi, a prominent tourist destination known for Dutch, Portuguese, and British Colonial architecture. It has played an important role in the history of Kerala. The key attractions of Fort Kochi are Chinese fishing nets, popularly known as Cheenavala. It is a significant symbol of Kerala. It is basically a vast fishing net that is fixed on bamboo and teak polls that are let down into the sea through unique mechanisms and weighted down with large stones tied to ropes. This traditional fishing method is typically carried out by 4–6 fishermen. The other attraction is Santa Cruz Basilica, which was built by the Portuguese and is one of the oldest Christian/Catholic churches in India. It is a place of devotion as well as a center of historic significance. 

Munnar - Kashmir of South India

Munnar, a charming town and hill station in Kerala's Western Ghats, is renowned for its untouched forests, rolling hills, scenic valleys, spectacular waterfalls, and numerous streams. It's a popular holiday destination, loved by travelers, and known for producing some of India's finest teas and spices. The region, situated at an elevation of 1,500 to 2,695 meters above sea level, was once the British summer capital in South India. Later, it was developed for tea cultivation. 

Explore Mattupetty Dam, located at an elevation of 1700 meters and a must-see for nature lovers. This concrete gravity dam stores water from the mountain streams of the Muthirappuzha, Chanduvarai, and Kundale rivers. Also visit scenic destination Echo Point, a favorite spot for adventure enthusiasts at an altitude of 2695 meters that provides a magnificent view of lush bamboo forests and teak trees in the surrounding valley. You can capture some truly stunning scenery here. You will also get a chance to visit the tea factory & tea museum, which have tea gardens. The tea museum, founded in 2005 by Tata Tea, showcases machines and photos illustrating the history of tea in the region. Visitors can explore a mini tea factory to learn about tea cultivation, processing, and tasting from experts.

Thekkady Attraction

Thekkady, located in Kerala's Idukki district, is a favorite spot for adventure seekers, sitting at elevations of 900-1800 meters above sea level. It's renowned for the Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kerala's largest wildlife sanctuary. A highlight here is Periyar Lake, a man-made reservoir formed by the Mullaperiyar Dam. This place is surrounded by thick forests and hills, which offers a peaceful setting for nature lovers. Visitors can spot various animals like elephants, deer, and birds such as kingfishers and hornbills.

Madurai - The Athens of the East

Madurai is famous for ancient temples located on the banks of the river Vaigai. It is a historic city in Tamil Nadu, the third most populous, and probably the oldest city in the state. This city has been ruled by Pandaya kings for most of its history. This city has a number of historical monuments, making it a popular tourist destination. Without visiting Meenakshi Amman Temple, the Madurai tour will not be completed. It is a historic Hindu temple that is located on the south bank of the Vaigai River. This holy temple is dedicated to goddess Parvati in the name of Meenakshi and is an iconic symbol for Tamil people to take pride in. The temple is the largest complex among all temples in Tamil Nadu and is known for its architectural beauty. Explore Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple, a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Murugan built in the 8th century during the Pandyan Reign. This temple is associated with several myths and legends. The features that make this temple unique are that it is not only visited by Hindu religions but also by different religions. 

You will also explore Thirumalai Nayak Palace, built in 1635 by King Thirumalai Nayak, who had a vision of creating a masterpiece for royal stays. This palace, designed by an Italian architect, is a blend of Islamic and Dravidian architectural styles. Gandhi Museum, established in 1959, is a memorial museum to Mahatma Gandhi. This place not only offers a glimpse into the aspects of Gandhi but also holds a high historical significance. The museum contains a visual biography of Bapuji, containing photos, paintings, sculptures, manuscripts, quotations, and some of the selected photostat copies of many of the letters written by him. Also, you will get a chance to visit Alagar Kovil, a popular destination in Madurai located in the North east of Madurai. It is situated on a hill with panoramic surroundings. The temple also contains some beautiful carvings, which makes the visit rewarding. 

Rameshwaram Attractions

Located in the South Indian State of Tamil Nadu. It is a part of Pamban Island. This place is associated with the stories of Lord Rama. It is the holiest place for Hindus and part of the Char Dham Pilgrimage. Renowned for Shri Rameshwaram Temple, it is a popular temple on a small island connected to the mainland via a pamban bridge. This highly sacred temple is one of the 12 jyotirlingas in India and is visited by almost every Hindu devotee. Agnitheertham, located on the eastern beach corner of Sri Ramanathaswamy temple, is among the 64 sacred baths in Rameswaram and draws a large number of devotees who believe that taking a dip in the holy waters would absolve them of their sins. You will visit Ramjharoka Temple, Dhanushkodi, and Adam’s Bridge.

Kanyakumari Attractions

It is a popular tourist destination and pilgrimage center in India, known for its beautiful beaches, unique Vivekananda Rock Memorial, and stunning sunrise and sunset views. This place is a tourist and pilgrimage center for Shiva Temple. Explore Suchindram Temple, which is an important Hindu temple. It is believed that the goddess is still meditating at this holy shrine. It was constructed in the 17th century and is filled with beautiful carvings on its doors, and the complex has about 30 temples of various deities. Also, you will be visiting Devi Kanyakumari Temple, located on the seashore of Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu, which is dedicated to the virgin goddess Devi Kanyakumari. It is a popular tourist destination and also a holy pilgrimage site since it is believed to be a Shakti-Peeth. 

You will be visiting the Vivekananda Rock Memorial, a symbol of purity and unity. It was built in 1970 in honor of Swami Vivekananda, who is said to have attained enlightenment on the rock. It is a huge stone rising out of the sea. It now houses the statue of Vivekananda and his memorial. You will also get to see the Gandhi Memorial, located near the shore of Kanyakumari. This place showcases the  life and teachings of the Mahatma. The memorial also throws light on the rich history of India. Without visiting Triveni Sangam, your tour will be incomplete. It is the confluence of the three sacred rivers Ganga, Yamuna, and Sarswati. It is a place of religious significance. The breathtaking beauty of Triveni Sangam is a sight to behold. People flock here to witness the natural wonder of the three vast oceans merging into each other.

Trivandrum Attractions

It is the most populous and largest state in Kerala. The city is famous for its ancient temples, museums, and art galleries, as well as its beautiful beaches and backwaters. Trivandrum is also a hub for Ayurvedic treatments and wellness centers. Explore Sri Padmanabhapuram Palace, a stunning example of traditional Kerala architecture and one of the most beautiful palaces in India. It is located in the town of Padmanabhapuram, near Thuckalay in Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, although it is maintained by the Government of Kerala. Constructed around 1601 AD, it served as the royal residence of the Travancore rulers until the capital was shifted to Trivandrum in the late 18th century.

You will also visit Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple, which is a Hindu temple dedicated to Vishnu and one of the 108 Divya Desams, which are considered the sacred abodes of Vishnu in the Sri Vaishnava tradition. The temple is built in an intricate fusion of the Kerala style and the Dravidian style of architecture, featuring high walls, and a 16th-century gopuram.

Kovalam and Alleppey Attractions

Kovalam is a town located in the southern state of Kerala, India. Known for its stunning beaches and vibrant tourism scene, Kovalam has long been a favorite destination for both domestic and international travelers. It is a tourist's paradise in India, famous for its rich cultural legacy and spectacular natural beauty. 

Alleppey, officially known as Allappuza, is located in the southern part of Kerala. It is known for its network of canals and lagoons with beautiful backwaters and houseboats. Renowned for its backwaters, tranquil beaches, and lush landscapes, Alleppey offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, cultural heritage, and thrilling experiences. The cruises are the highlight of Alleppey, providing an immersive experience of Kerala’s backwaters. The cruises offer a relaxing and scenic journey through the backwaters.

This South India Kerala Tour Package gives you the perfect opportunity to cover Kerala's most famous destinations. This package is the perfect holiday destination for those looking for refreshments. This offers the perfect blend of adventure, relaxation, and cultural immersion, promising an unforgettable journey through the heart of Kerala's diverse landscapes and vibrant culture. It is an ideal destination for travelers seeking diverse experiences amidst captivating landscapes.

Detailed Itinerary

  • DAY 1

    Arrive in Kochin.

    At (Arrival Time): Welcome to India!!! Upon arrival at Cochin International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our local representative, who will ensure your transfers to your accommodation. Complete the check-in procedures and have some rest. Refresh yourself and get ready for your Cochin tour. 

    First, you will visit the Dutch Palace, which is the finest Kerala style of architecture. There you will see a lovely collection of murals. This place exhibits various weapons like ceremonial spears, daggers, and swords, as well as ivory palanquins, golden thread woven ceremonial dresses, royal umbrellas, stamps and coins of those eras, and royal furniture used by the Kings of old. Next, visit the Jewish Synagogue, which is a historical landmark. There you will see a stunning display of intricate Belgian chandeliers, hand-painted Chinese porcelain tiles, and ancient scrolls of the Torah. 

    Then you will be taken to St. Francis Church, the oldest European church in India. There is a small museum that showcases artifacts and relics related to history, including ancient Portuguese and Dutch tombstones, religious artifacts, and archival documents. Next, visit Chinese fishing nets, a symbol of Kochi's ancient trade relations with China. These nets are fixed on teak poles and bamboo. You will see 4-6 fishermen required to handle one fishing net, as well as many Chinese fishing nets installed at this spot with hundreds of fishermen on the job. 

    Following that, you will be taken to Santa Cruz Basilica, known for its Gothic architecture.  You must visit this church for its rich architecture, which definitely makes it one of the most impressive churches in India. It is a place of devotion as well as a center of historic significance, endowed with architectural and artistic grandeur and the colors of the gothic style. The last destination for today is Fort Kochi. You can wander around the streets, admiring the colonial buildings and local art galleries. Later, head back to your accommodation in Kochin for an overnight stay.

    Meal: Not Included.

  • DAY 2

    Drive to Munnar.

    At 07:30 AM: Have breakfast at your hotel and get ready to drive to Munnar, which is called "Nature's Lover’s Paradise” and is at 1800 m above sea level. The drive is 124 km long and will take around 4 hours. En route, enjoy beautiful streams, small waterfalls, rubber, pepper, cardamom, tea plantations, and thick forests. On arrival in Munnar, check-in at the hotel and stay overnight at the hotel in Munnar.

    Meal: Breakfast Included.

  • DAY 3

    Drive to Thekkady.

    At 07:00 AM: Start your day by having a delicious breakfast at your hotel and get ready to proceed to Thekkady, which is the finest wildlife reserve in India, having the ultimate reservoir of many endangered species and a rich tribal culture. The drive from Munnar to Thekkady is around 100 kilometres and takes about 3 hours. Upon arrival, head to your accommodations, complete the check-in procedures, and have some rest. 

    In the afternoon, experience the mind bowing view of calm, crystal clear Periyar Lake, the longest river in the state of Kerala. This lake is surrounded by a wildlife sanctuary and encircled by mountain peaks. It's known for its dense evergreen forests and is a habitat for elephants, tigers, bison, and a variety of birds. Later, head back to your hotel and enjoy your overnight stay.

    Meal: Breakfast Included.

  • DAY 4

    Munnar Local Sightseeing.

    At 07:30 AM: Your third day in Kerala is dedicated to exploring the enchanting beauty of Munnar. Begin your day by having a fulfilling breakfast at your hotel and proceed to Mattupetty Dam, which is surrounded by green, lush jungle, and the still water of the reserve gives an amazing reflection of tree plants. You can go boating at this dam. It is a beautiful picnic spot that regularly attracts visitors. Next, visit Echo Point, a must visit place for nature lovers, adventure seekers. It is known for echoing your voices from those nearby mountains. Following that, visit Kundala Lake, a spectacular spot that gives you a panoramic view of the lake, as well as experience the mesmerizing views of tea plantations on the slopes around. You can see cherry gardens that bloom twice a year and make the lake even more attractive. 

    Later, visit a tea factory and a tea museum with tea gardens. There you can watch the various steps of tea production in the tea factories, right from plucking the leaves to sorting,  drying, and grinding the leaves. You can also buy it fresh. After completing all the sightseeing, head back to your hotel and enjoy your overnight stay. 

    Meal: Breakfast Included.

  • DAY 5

    Drive to Madurai.

    At 07:00 AM: Have breakfast at your hotel  and drive to Madurai, one of the oldest cities with magnificent and grand temples that are among  the finest and most inspiring in architecture. Madurai is a 140 km drive from Thekkady, which takes around 3 hours. Upon arrival, proceed to your hotel, complete the check-in procedures, and have some rest. 

    After some relaxation, head towards Meenakshi Amman Temple, your first stop in Madurai, said to have been built in the 6th century BC. Among the most revered temples in India, the Meenakshi temple attracts about 15,000 visitors every day. It is a peaceful place, and you can see beautiful paintings and carvings. There are no less than 14 richly decorated towers called gopurams. Four of them form the colorful entrance gates.  Continue your tour to Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple, a rock cut temple that is believed to have been built by the Pandyas during the 6th century. You can see the main temple sanctum, and there are several other shrines dedicated to various Hindu deities. You can also witness rituals and practices performed by priests and devotees. Also, you can see the panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. 

    Following that, visit Thirumalai Nayak Palace, which is the residence of King Thirumalai. The place is divided into two parts, namely Swarga Vilasa and Rangavilasa. In these two parts, there are various sections of the royal residence, the theater, shrine, apartments, armory, royal bandstand, pond, and garden. Next, visit the Gandhi Museum, which not only offers a glimpse into aspects of Mahatma Gandhi, but also holds historical significance. A wide array of activities are conducted inside the museum; different classes are held, such as self employment classes and Hindi Sanskrit courses. There, you can see rare photographs of Gandhi's personal life. Then visit Alagar Kovil, situated on a hill with a panoramic backdrop. It is known for its brilliant sculpture. There are a variety of statues in different postures. There is a natural stream running close to the temple, from which water is offered to Lord Krishna every day. After completing all the sightseeing, return to the hotel and stay overnight in Madurai.

    Meal: Breakfast Included.

  • DAY 6

    Drive to Rameshwaram.

    At 07:30 AM: Have your breakfast at your hotel and get ready to proceed to Rameshwaram. Upon arrival, complete the check-in procedures and have some rest. After that,  start your tour at Shri Rameshwaram Temple, which is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines and one of the four Char Dham pilgrimages in the Hindu religion. This temple has 22 theerthams, bathing in which is believed to atone for the sins of devotees. Then visit Agnitheertham, which is a beach in Rameshwaram. It is considered one of the holiest places in Rameshwaram. Devotees and pilgrims visit Agnitheertham to take a ceremonial bath. Apart from its religious significance, it also offers scenic beauty with golden sands, clear blue waters, and panoramic views. Then visit Ramjharoka Temple, an important pilgrimage site associated with the Ramayana epic. Inside the temple, there is an idol of Lord Rama, along with Sita and Lakshamana. Regular puja and other ceremonies are conducted at the temple by priests following ancient Vedic rituals. After visiting all the sights, head back to your hotel and enjoy your overnight stay. 

    Optional: You can visit Dhanushkodi, which is a beach that lies on the tip of Rameswaram Island. The main attraction of this beach is Ram Sethu View Point, also known as Adam's Bridge, which is said to have been constructed by the army of Vanaras for Lord Rama, according to Hindu legend. As well, you can visit Adam’s Bridge, also known as Rama Bridge or Ram Setu. The evidence suggests that this bridge was originally a land connection between India and Sri Lanka. The ancient Sanskrit epic Ramayana tells of a bridge built by the god Rama to reach the island of Lanka. This bridge was used to rescue his wife Sita from the demon king Ravana.

    Meal: Breakfast Included.

  • DAY 7

    Drive to Kanyakumari.

    At 07:30 AM: Have your breakfast at your hotel and get ready to drive to Kanyakumari, a popular tourist destination. It is popular for its beautiful beaches and stunning sunrise and sunset views, as well as being a major pilgrimage center for Hindus. Upon arrival, proceed to your hotel, complete the check procedures, and have some rest. 

    In the afternoon, head for sightseeing at Suchindram Temple, an important Hindu temple where the trinity of Brahma, Vishnu, and Ishvara is worshiped. The temple enshrines ‘Sri Sthanumalayan’, the Trinity of God (Siva, Vishnu, and Brahma). The linga is in three parts. Images of Vigneswari (a feminine form of Vinayaka), Goddess Aram Valartha Nayaki, Indra Vinayaka, Kala Bhairava, and Saakahi Ganapathy are also enshrined. Following that, visit Devi Kanyakumari Temple. It is an ancient temple that has been dedicated for 3000 years to the goddess Kanyakumari.

    Meal: Breakfast Included.

  • DAY 8

    Explore Trivandrum, Drive to Kovalam.

    At 07:30 AM: Start your day by having a good breakfast at your accommodation and getting ready to drive to Trivandrum, which is the capital of the southern Indian state of Kerala and has a number of museums and galleries. It is known for its natural beauty, with lush greenery, scenic backwaters, and beautiful beaches. En route, visit the Sri Padmanabhapuram Palace, which is an old wooden palace with stunning architecture. Inside, you will see wooden cravings with unique craftsmanship. There you will see hanging lamps, Mannarasala (the King's council chamber), a dining hall, Thai Kottaram (the oldest building here), Palace Pond, and Theeke Kotharam (a historical heritage museum that exhibits old weapons, paintings, and sculptures).

    After that visit the Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple, which is the richest temple in the world. It is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. There you will see ancient murals and frescoes, exquisite sculptures of gods, goddesses, and mythical creatures throughout the temple complex. There are various smaller shrines dedicated to other deities. After completing the sightseeing in Trivandrum, proceed to Kovalam. Complete the check-in procedures and enjoy your overnight stay. 

    Meal: Breakfast Included.

  • DAY 9

    Drive to Alleppey.

    At 07:00 AM: Have your breakfast at your hotel and get ready to drive to Alleppey, which is well known as Venice of the East. It is a tiny district in Kerala. This backwater state is simply the most beautiful state, renowned for its backwaters, beaches, and lush landscapes. Upon arrival in Alleppey, proceed to your hotel, complete the check-in procedures, and have some rest. 

    At 01:00 PM: Set out on an enchanting overnight backwater cruise in traditionally decorated houseboats. The cruise starts with lunch. While cruising, let your eyes settle for the bowed-down paddy fields, local inhabitants, rustic homes, ancient churches/temples, and swaying coconut groves. Food will be served onboard. Later, enjoy an overnight stay on the houseboat.

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

  • DAY 10

    Departure, Fly Back to Kathmandu.

    At 07:30 AM: Bid farewell to beautiful Alleppey. Savor your last breakfast at your accommodation and get ready for your departure. Drive to Cochin Airport for your flight back home. Safe travels, and may the memories of the trip stay with you forever.

    Note: Reach Airport 3 hours before your scheduled flight.

    Meal: Breakfast Included.

Cost Inclusion

  • Welcome drinks on arrival.
  • Airport pick-up and drop on a private basis. 
  • All 9 nights of accommodation are on a triple sharing basis.  
  • Daily breakfast at the hotel.
  • Meals as mentioned.
  • Surface transportation by AC vehicle with a chauffeur as per the itinerary.
  • Personal assistance by our representatives during all arrivals and departures.
  • All interstate taxes, permits, parking, road tax, toll taxes, fuel charges, etc.
  • Tours as specified in the itinerary.
  • All government applicable taxes and service charges.

Cost Exclusion

  • International Flight Tickets. 
  • Nature of personal expenses.
  • Travel/health insurance and guide.
  • Meals that are not mentioned.
  • Liquor, boating, joy rides, jungle safaris. 
  • Entrance fees to various sightseeing places.
  • Photography and video making fees at the sites.
  • Additional services that are not mentioned in the itinerary.

Starting Price: NRP 70,000 per person

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