"Tour Operators in India"
Day 01 :: Bombay (Mumbai)
On arrival at Bombay international airport, welcome and transfer to hotel
for overnight stay.
02 :: Bombay / Cochin
After breakfast transfer to airport for flight to Cochin. On arrival
transfer to hotel. Afternoon free at leisure. Evening view the Kathakali
dance show. Overnight in hotel.
Day 03 :: Cochin
After breakfast city tour visiting the Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue,
Chinese fishing nets, St. Francis Church & the Santa Cruz church.
Overnight in hotel.
Day 04 :: Cochin / Mararikulam
After breakfast leave for Mararikulam (1.5 hrs drive approx), check-in at
Marari Beach Resort - a beautiful beach resort, the only one in this area.
Rest of the day to relax on the beach. Overnight at the resort.
Day 05 :: Marari
Full day at leisure at the beach.
06 :: Marari / Alleppey / Kumarakom (Houseboat)
After breakfast transfer to boat jetty at Allepey to board houseboat,
locally called "Kettuvallom" for an exclusive backwater cruise on
the backwater canals of Kerala. Overnight on board houseboat.
Day 07 :: Houseboat / Kumarakom
Arrive Kumarakom in the morning, transfer to Kumarakom resort hotel. Rest
of the day free at leisure. Overnight at the resort.
Day 08 :: Kumarakom / Periyar
After breakfast drive to Periyar (143 kms / 4 hrs approx). Afternoon enjoy
boat ride on lake Periyar to see wildlife. Evening free. Overnight in hotel.
Day 09 :: Periyar (Special Tour)
After breakfast a 3 - 4 hour walking tour in the Jungle with a specialist
jungle guide visiting the non-touristic areas. Afternoon visit the spice
markets. Evening free at leisure. Overnight in hotel.
Day 10 :: Periyar / Madurai
After breakfast drive to Madurai (137 kms / 4 hrs aprox). Afternoon Free at
11 :: Madurai
After breakfast city tour visiting the great Meenakshi temple dedicated to
the consort of lord Shiva with its towering Gopurams (rising high above the
surrounding country side). Later, visit the Tirumala Nayak Palace - a
gracious building in the Indo Sarracenia style, famous for the stucco work
on its domes and arches. Evening free at leisure for shopping etc. Overnight
Day 12 :: Madurai / Bombay
After breakfast transfer to airport for flight to Bombay. Arrive and
transfer to city hotel. Free time. Overnight in hotel.
Day 13 :: Bombay / Onward destination
After breakfast leave for excursion to Elephanta caves by motor boat.
Afternoon city tour. Later transfer to international airport for flight to