Explore the wild and encounter the beast, the nature lovers have the opportunity right here for experiencing of the wildlife at kerala.
04 Nights / 05 Days
Kochi - Periyar - Kochi
Day 1-2: Kochi
Arrive via flight to Kochi from Mumbai, from where you shall be assisted and transferred to a hotel in Kochi.
Kochi is an important trading center for spices, also called the "Queen of the Arabian sea." To make the optimum utilization of your stay in Kochi we shall guide you to Syro-Malabar Church one of the 22 Suiiuris Eastern Catholic Churches and the St.Antony's shrine at Kaloor. Also visit the historic Vasco da Gama Square to taste some delicious seafood.
The famous Kochi carnival celebrated at the fort Kochi during the last ten days of December is quite alluring.
In the evening you can relish the Kochi cuisines that characterized by the abundance of coconut and spices with Kathakali dance performance.
Following day we shall visit the ancient Mattancherry (Dutch) Palace and the Hill Palace famous for the beautiful paintings patronized by Maharajas of Kochi who themselves were scholars in various epics and encouraged art. The amazing Chinese fishing nets operating on the principles of physics is another attraction.
Take back some Handicraft items as souvenirs available in wide selections. Rosewood carved items like Lamp stands, Bookends, or ecological sensitive items made of coconut shell like the hookahs, power box, lampshades made of bamboo are among the few options.
Arrive at Periyar is an ultimate destination to explore the Kumily spice market, rubber plantations and boat cruise through the world famous wildlife sanctuary. The Periyar tour will certainly indulge you in some spicy encounters.
The Kumily spice market is the hub of exotic spices; fine silk, handloom fabrics rosewood and sandalwood items.
Periyar wildlife sanctuary consists of dense - semi dense evergreen, moist deciduous forest and savanna grasslands. The vivid wildlife you get to see here includes the herds of elephants, Sambar, tigers, Gaur; lion tailed Macaques and Nilgiri langur.
Day 5: Kochi
With a happy ending to our journey together, we shall see you off at the Kochi airport, hopping to get a similar opportunity to plan your vacation in this beautiful country again.