Southern Kerala Hill Tour
Duration:09 Nights/ 10 Days
Destinations:Cochin - Kumarakom - Vagamon(Kottayam) - Charalkunnu (Pathanamthitta) - Kolam Beach - Ponmudi(Trivandrum) - Trivandrum
Day-01:Cochin - Arrival
Upon arrival at Cochin Airport, our tour representative will greet you and facilitate your transfer to a hotel where you can take rest. Evening at leisure. Enjoy shopping at the local markets. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Post breakfast set out to visit the enchanting backwaters, Mattancherry Palace and St. Francis Church. Also visit Cherai Beach, a lovely beach bordering Vypeen Island is ideal for swimming. Dolphins are occasionally seen here. A typical Kerala village with paddy fields and coconut groves nearby is an added attraction of this beach. Evening return to hotel. Dinner and nightstay in the hotel.
Day 03:Cochin - Kumarakom
After a sumptuous breakfast drive to Kumarakom. Upon arrival check into a resort located by the backwaters. Visit the famous 'Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary'. Dinner and overnight stay at the resort.
Day 04:Kumarakom - Vagamon
Post breakfast leave for Vagamon hill station in Kottayam. Upon arrival check in to a hotel and rest for a while. Later set out to explore the local picturesque sites of Vagamon. Evening return to the hotel for dinner and nightstay.
Early morning, trek to the hill slopes of Vagamon. You can also indulge in activities like paragliding, mountaineering and rock climbing, etc. Later explore locations like Kurisumala, Thangalapara and kulamavu. Evening return to the hotel for dinner and nightstay.
Day 06:Vagamon - Charalkunnu (Pathanamthitta)
In the morning post breakfast, leave for Charalkunnu, a scenic hill station in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala. Upon arrival check in to the camp house. Rest for a while and later set out to catch the panoramic view of the nearby valleys. Dinner and nightstay in the camp house
Day 07:Charalkunnu - Kolam Beach
Post breakfast, leave for Kolam Beach. Upon arrival, check in to a beach resort. Freshen up and later enjoy lazing around, bathing in the sea water and sun basking on the beach. Evening return to the beach resort for dinner and night stay.
Day 08:Kolam Beach - Ponmudi (Trivandrum)
Morning after breakfast, leave for Ponmudi, an arresting hill station in Trivandrum. Upon arrival check in to a hill resort. Rest and then leave for a sight seeing trip. Evening at leisure. Enjoy shopping at the local market. Dinner and night stay at the hotel.
Day 09:Ponmudi (Trivandrum)
After breakfast set out to trek the famous Agasthyarkoodam peak. Also visit Varkala beach and the picturesque viewpoint of Golden Valley. Later return to the hotel for dinner and nightstay.
Day 10:Ponmudi - back home
Morning post breakfast, transfer to the Trivandrum airport / railway station to continue with your onward journey.