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Coast Mountain Tour
Duration: 13 Nights/ 14 Days
Places Covered: Mumbai - Trivandrum - Kovalam - Cape Comorin - Kovalam - Varkala - Kumarakom - Thekkady - Munnar - Cochin
Day 1: Arrive in Mumbai
After arriving in Mumbai, our representative will receive and transfer you to the booked hotel. Widely known as the "city of dreams", Mumbai is a place where custom meets modernity in a manner that simply astounds the senses. Mumbai is also synonymous with the Hindi film industry, commonly known as Bollywood.
Day 2: Mumbai
Post breakfast enjoy a half-day sightseeing tour of the city. Visit the famous Elephanta Caves that are a World Heritage Site. Other places for sightseeing include the Gateway of India, Marine Drive, Bombay Natural History Museum, Hanging Gardens, Essel World, Chowpatty Beach and more.
Day 3: Mumbai - Trivandrum - Kovalam
From the Mumbai airport, board a flight for Trivandrum. After arriving, begin your road journey to Kovalam and check into a city hotel after arrival. A trendy beach destination in South India, Kovalam brags of three adjacent beaches - the Lighthouse Beach being the most admired of them all.
Day 4: Kovalam - Cape Comorin - Kovalam
Get set for a day's excursion to Cape Comorin on Day 4 of the Coast to Mountain Tour. Kanyakumari was known as Cape Comorin during the British rule as it was geographically a cape. The sightseeing tour features a visit to the Padmanabhapuram Palace followed by the Archaeological Museum.
Day 5: Kovalam - Varkala
Drive to Varkala after breakfast. One of the most immaculate beach resorts in India, Varkala is great for rejuvenating body and soul with alternative therapies. Also a Hindu pilgrimage place, Varkala is popular for Papasnanam Beach and Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple.
Day 6: Varkala - Kumarakom
Travel by a speedboat or by a luxury cruiser to Kumarakom. On arrival, get transferred to a city hotel. Referred to as the "Backwater Country", Kumarakom is the perfect place to unwind and invigorate the mind. Blessed by greenery and a widespread calm, this backwater destination beckons people from all over the world.
Day 7: Kumarakom
After breakfast set out on a sightseeing tour of Kumarakom. Take pleasure in a pleasant boat ride through the countryside of Kerala. Thereafter visit the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Later, enjoy water sports like wind sailing, canoeing and water skiing.
Day 8: Kumarakom - Thekkady
Travel to Thekkady after breakfast. Check in at the hotel on arrival. Travel across spice plantations, grasslands, cascading Waterfalls and charming trekking paths on the way to Thekkady. This place is regarded as a paradise by travelers who wish to experience a variety of geographical variations.
Day 9: Periyar - Thekkady
Enjoy a drive to the Periyar Tiger Reserve in the morning. Periyar provides you the ideal chance to get up, close and personal with the tigers. Also see rare flora and fauna species. Take pleasure in a walk through the plantations followed by a boat safari on Periyar Lake.
Day 10: Thekkady - Munnar
Travel to Munnar after breakfast. Check in at the hotel after arrival. Also known as a "nature lover's paradise", Munnar is positioned 1800m above the sea level. Verdant tea plantations, wholesome climate and a pleasant ambience make Munnar one of the most admired hill stations in South India.
Day 11: Munnar
Indulge in a sightseeing tour of Munnar.Munnar brags of diverse attractions like the 2695 m high Anamudi Peak. The Devikulam Lake and the Eravikulam National Park are some of the other important places to be visited during sightseeing in and around the hill town.
Spend the night at the hotel.
Day 12: Munnar - Cochin
Post breakfast, begin your road journey towards Cochin and check in at the hotel on arrival. Take pleasure in a traditional Kathakali dance presentation in the evening. Referred to as the "Queen of the Arabian Sea", Cochin simply enthralls its visitors. The city is also the commercial center of Kerala and is listed as the second most essential city on India's west coast after Mumbai.
Day 13: Cochin
Set off for a morning city tour of Cochin. Built in the year 1568, Jewish Synagogue calls for a visit. Thereafter pay a visit to the Dutch Palace and St. Francis Church, which was built in the year 1503 and is the oldest church of India.
Day 14: Cochin/ Mumbai by Flight
Morning after breakfast transfer to Cochin airport to board the flight for Mumbai where you will board the flight for your onward journey to back home with sweet and unforgettable memories of the tour escorted by Vardhman Vacations.