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Tour code-524 kanyakumari sunrise , kovalam beach, varkkala, backwaters of alleppey

Price Depends upon category of the hotels. The package cost includes accommodation for two persons in one bedroom for 5 night with non a/c transfer from Cochin airport/Railway station & upto Airport/ Railway station, with breakfast, sightseeing, and all applicable taxes.





Day 01 Kovalam



On arrival at Trivandrum International Airport / Railway Station meet and transfer to Kovalam Check in your hotel / resort. Leave for sight seeing to different beaches of Kovalam like Lighthouse beach, Hawah beach, Samudra., Pozhikkara Beach, as Kovalam has become one of the most popular beach hangouts in India. Enjoy at Thiruvallom a backwater destination also ..Kovalam means a grove of coconut trees and truly the coconut trees along the beaches gives it a ravishing look and one can have sun bath too The crescent-shaped beaches can be divided in three parts. The southern most beach, and the most popular, is the Lighthouse Beach. for its 35 metre high light house which towers over it atop Kurumkal hillock. Lighthouse Beach and the concrete path that runs along it is one string of hotels, Kashmiri souvenir sellers, travel agencies, tailors and overprices fish restaurants. Persistent hawkers zigzag through the international crowd fobbing off their edibles and durables. At Lighthouse beach you can watch them build kettumarans. Kettu means log and maran means tied . Thats exactly what they are: logs tied together. Kettumarans are simple boats and consist of five logs tied together. Then proceed to the middle beach is called Hawah Beach named thus for the topless European women who used to throng there. It was the first topless beach in India. Each morning this beach acts as a base for the local fisherman Visitors frequent these two beaches The northern most beach, Samudra is dotted with few rudimentary wooden fishing vessels. Also have a visit to Pozhikkara Beach nearby .This is called Bird watchers paradise as you can view various beautiful sea birds that are visiting every year and the calm and serene Atmosphere draws the attention of the visitors. Rest of the day at beach and Overnight stay at hotel / Resort.




Day 02 Kovalam



Early morning visit the famous Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple for Darshan, Padmanabhapuram Palace, Kaudiar Palace, Napier Museum, Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, Science & Technology Museum, Art Gallery by name Sri Chitra Art Gallery, Zoological Park and a Botanical garden. Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and the temple is a blend of the Kerala and Dravidian styles of architecture. It is known for its mural paintings and stone carvings. One among the 108 sacred Vishnu temples in India, the presiding deity over here is Lord Vishnu reclining on Anantha the Serpent. Only Hindus are allowed for Worship. On a visit to Padmanabhapuram Palace one can experience the beauty of traditional wooden architecture of Kerala and dates back to the 16th century. The architectural splendor of this structure, interiors of this palace decorated with splendid rosewood carvings and the grand architecture adds to the delight of an admirer of art and sculptures. There are exquisite wall paintings in the interiors of the Padmanabhapuram Palace . The major attractions of the palace are the black granite floors and the floral carvings on the walls. This four hundred year old structure was the traditional home of the royal family of Travancore. Kaudiar Palace is one such historic structure can be reached through the well-developed network of transportation facilities. The architectural mastery with which Kaudiar Palace had been constructed years back bears the royal imprints of the rulers of bygone era. This Palace is a majestic view of one of the imperial manifestations of the past ages. A visit to Napier Museum exhibits numerous collections of cultural importance, Kathakali models, traditional musical instruments, and many more vivid collections. Stone sculptures of the 8th and 18th century are also exhibited.The architecture of the museum building is amazing. Then proceed to Kuthiramalika Museum one of the legendary museum is a wonderful display of typical Travancore style architecture. The intricate woodcarvings add to its grandeur and the interiors of the Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace Museum are adorned with royal paintings of ancient time. The roof beams of Kuthiramalika Palace Museum are designed in the shape of horse face. The name Kuthiramalika has its origin from the unique architectural design which truly reflects the meaning of Kuthiramalika which means horse Bungalow. Make a move to Science and Technology Museum where the museum is well maintained and is the right place for children to spend some time to gather information that may be useful in the future. It was established with the prime objective of setting up of galleries with working, animated or participatory type of exhibits, on all disciplines of Science and technologies. Also visit Sri Chitra art Gallery is situated adjacent to the Napier museum and has an explicit collection of Raja Ravi Varma paintings and excellent works of the Mughal, Rajput and Tanjore art schools are displayed. The displays also include china, Tibet, Bali and Japanese paintings.The architecture has a combination of Kerala tradition. Bronze images, ivory carvings, temple chariots and historical ornaments present an excellent collection. Then proceed to the Zoological Park & Botanical Garden which is the first zoological park in India. It is situated in the centre of a perfect botanical garden. The animals are kept in natural habitat surroundings. Rare animals include the Nilgiri Tahr, the Asian Lion, the Bengal tiger, etc. The zoo has a good snake park housing varieties of snakes. The snakes are also given the feeling of a natural habitat. The botanical garden has huge trees such as jacaranda and frangipani. Also enjoy Sunset by evening at beach rest of the day go around and Overnight Stay at hotel / Resort.




Day 03 Kanyakumari



Morning after breakfast transfer to Kanyakumari for Sight Seeing to places of interest like Kanyakumari Beach, Vivekananda Rock, Gandhi Mandapam, Thiruvalluvar Statue nearby etcFirst you enjoy at Beach as Kanyakumari beach is Famous for its spectacular sunrises and sunsets and one Experiencing a sunset and moonrise on the ocean's horizon on an April full moon day is breathtaking. Also you can see a Vivekananda Rock Memorial that was constructed in the year 1970 and is located on the scenic Kanyakumari beach as Kanyakumari is famous for Vivekananda rock that houses a memorial dedicated to Swami Vivekanand. The memorial has two structures in its precincts - Vivekananda Mandapam and Sripada Mandapam on two rocks facing each other. The smaller rock called 'Sripada Parai' is revered as a sacred spot where Goddess Kanya Kumari did meditation. The rock has an impression of a human footprint, which is revered to be that of Goddess Kanya Kumari. Also visit Gandhi Mandapam . constructed at the spot where the urn containing the ashes of Mahatma Gandhi was kept before a portion of which was immersed in the three seas. The exemplary temple is located near to the Kumari Amman Temple and is one of the most picturesque spots in Kanyakumari. The temple is build in such a way that on October 2nd, the birth date of Mahatma Gandhi, the rays of sun fall exactly on the spot where the urn containing the ashes is kept. So if possible choose this day to visit this splendid monument and witness the magical moment right in front of your eyes.Have a sight on the gigantic figure of Thiruvalluvar in the form of a statue who is called till now as an immortal poet of Tamilnadu who gifted Thirukural a collection of 1330 tamil Couplets organized into 133 chapters. Each chapter has a specific subject ranging from Ploughing a piece of land to rulling a country The memorial statue of Thiruvalluvar is in Kanyakumari. The pedestal of the statue is of 38 feet height and the statue over it is 95 feet tall with a grand total of 133 feet for the entire sculpture. The pedestal with a height of 38 feet represents the 38 chapters in the Book of Aram in Thirukural and the statue of 95 feet on the pedestal represents the total chapters in Porul (70 chapters) and Inbam (25 Chapters). Thus the statue symbolically, and artistically signifies that the theme of Porul and Inbam are based on Aram. Also return to beach nearby to spend the rest of the day by leisurely manner and Overnight stay at hotel / Resort.




Day 04 varkkala



Morning after breakfast transfer to Varkala Check in your hotel / resort. You can proceed for sight seeing to Papanasam beach (Varkala beach) , Sree Janardhana Swamy temple, Sivagiri Mutt, Anjengo fort, Varkala tunnel etc., Papanasam beach is a perfect place as it is an important pilgrim centre for Hindus where they come here to drain the mortal remains of their dead relatives in the waters of the pilgrim centre and is a sacred act by the Hindus, a way for redemption from sins. A visit to Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple is believed to be 2000 years old situated on a very steep hill and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The temple bestows the traditional South Indian Architecture and the red tiled roof of the circular building is the main shrine of the temple and is 3 kms away from Varkala railway station. Sivagiri Mutt a major landmark in Varkala is established by the great social reformer Sree Narayana Guru.. The hill-top mausoleum of Sree Narayana Guru is one of the most famous monuments in Kerala. Also visit the Anjenjo Fort a strategic garrison built by the Dutch and the backwater stretch at Anjenjo, avenue of coconut trees crisscrossing the water channels, serene beach with clean and clear waters, Fishing village adjoining the beach adds overall charm to Anjenjo. You can have a visit to Varkala Tunnel part of TS canal an important waterways during pre independence times. Enjoy the day and rest of the evening by beach sighting the sunset and Overnight stay at Hotel / Resort.




Day 03 Alleppey



Morning after breakfast transfer to Alleppey check in your houseboat, a round about tour, in which the cruise takes you through the clear waters of the prominent Punnamada Lake, the Nehru Trophy snake boat race. By noon cruise through paddyfields, coconut lagoons, narrow canals and coir village.etc. .With the Kuttanad region and the Vembanad Kayal nearby, Alappuzha (earlier known as Alleppey) attracts tourists throughout the year. The criss-crossing canals in the area evoke comparisons with Venice, but the differences are also substantial. Each has an identity of its own. Amongst the notable sights is the Vembanad Kayal, the place is famous for the snake boat races and also Kuttanad region is a vast area of partly reclaimed land, covered with bright green paddy fields, separated by dikes. The level of water is a few feet higher than the level of the surrounding land.It is an amazing labyrinth of shimmering waterways composed of lakes, canals, rivers and rivulets. Lined with dense tropical greenery, it offers a glimpse into rural life-styles of Kerala. Kuttanad is a backwater paradise and an ideal destination for a backwater cruise in Kerala. It is possible to drift along in a houseboat and enjoy the scenic view of the Kerala countryside. It is the best way to experience Kerala village life and the exotic beauty of Kerala, after spending the night at the romantic Vattakayal Lake overnight stay at houseboat.




Day 06 Departure



It is the time for Departure! Drive to Cochin Airport / Railway station we will assist you with all check out formalities.

























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