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Splendors of Kerala 9days. Destination Covered: Alappuzha - Kovalam - Varkala – Ponmundi – Thiruvananthapuram – Kanyakumari.

Kerala, located in the southern part of India, is known for its stunning natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and delicious cuisine. A trip to Kerala is a must for anyone looking to experience the best of South India. Here is an overview of what you can expect on a Kerala tour:

  1. Backwaters: Kerala's backwaters are a network of interconnected canals, lagoons, and lakes that run parallel to the Arabian Sea. A boat ride through the backwaters is a serene and peaceful experience, allowing you to witness the everyday life of locals living along the banks.

  2. Beaches: Kerala has a long coastline with some of the most beautiful beaches in India. Kovalam, Varkala, and Marari are just some of the popular beach destinations where you can swim in the Arabian Sea, relax on the sandy beaches, and enjoy some fresh seafood.

  3. Hill Stations: Kerala's hill stations offer a respite from the heat and are perfect for those looking for a cooler climate. Munnar, Wayanad, and Thekkady are just some of the popular hill stations where you can enjoy panoramic views, tea and spice plantations, and wildlife safaris.

  4. Wildlife: Kerala is home to several national parks and wildlife sanctuaries, including Periyar National Park, which is famous for its elephant population. You can take a boat ride through the park to spot wildlife or go on a guided trekking tour.

  5. Culture: Kerala has a rich cultural heritage, which includes classical dance forms like Kathakali and Mohiniyattam, and traditional martial arts like Kalaripayattu. Visit the local temples, churches, and mosques to get a glimpse of the state's religious diversity.

  6. Ayurveda: Kerala is also known for its Ayurvedic treatments, which are based on ancient Indian medicine. Visit one of the many Ayurvedic spas and centers to experience a relaxing and rejuvenating massage or treatment.

  7. Kanyakumari: Kanyakumari, located in the southernmost tip of India, is a popular tourist destination and can be included in your Kerala tour. Visit the Vivekananda Rock Memorial, dedicated to the famous Indian spiritual leader Swami Vivekananda, and watch the sunset over the confluence of the Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal, and Indian Ocean. Splendors of Kerala 9days.

These are just some of the highlights of a Kerala tour. With its natural beauty, rich culture, delicious food, and spiritual significance, Kerala is truly a paradise on earth.


  • Visit some of the unexplored but picturesque destinations of Kerala along with some most renowned places. Kerala holiday package will cover distances from Alleppey to Kanyakumari, the journey is so lovely that you don’t want to miss single scenery by closing your eyelids. Backwaters to beaches all in one bucket and the beautiful hill station of Ponmundi and historical Padmanbhapuram are like icing on the top.

Trip Highlights:

  • Backwater cruise in Alleppey, Sightseeing in Kovalam, Excursion tour to Varkala, Golden Valley in Ponmundi, Padmanabhapuram Palace tour, sightseeing in Kanyakumari.

Destination Covered: Alappuzha - Kovalam - Varkala – Ponmundi – Thiruvananthapuram – Kanyakumari.

Tour Itinerary:

  • Day 1: Alappuzha- On arrival at the Cochin Airport/ Railway Station – after meet and greet we will transfer you to Alappuzha by your private vehicle via national highway 47, journey takes about one hour by road. Check in to your houseboat. Later go for a relaxing cruise on backwaters and visit St. Mary’s Church. Dinner and overnight stay in Houseboat.
  • Day 2: Alappuzha - Kovalam- After breakfast in houseboat check out and drive to Kovalam beach. Upon arrival, check into the hotel at the beach. Later we will take you to the city tour of Thiruvananthapuram including temples, museum, art galley and zoo. Overnight stay in Kovalam hotel.
  • Day 3: Kovalam- Breakfast in the hotel and the day is reserved for you to explore the beautiful coastlines of Kovalam. Visit the Light House beach, the Samudra beach, the Hawah beach, etc. Kovalam beach is an alluring experience for the beach lovers with wide range of yoga centres, Ayurvedic massage parlours and water sports facilities. Overnight stay in Kovalam.
  • Day 4: Full day tour of Varkala- In the morning after breakfast we will take you to full day tour of the temple town of Varkala, one of the important pilgrimage centres of Hindus. Visit the ancient Shri Janardhan Swamy Temple which is about 800 to 2000 years old. Take a dip in Papanasam beach, which is supposed to wash away all your sins. The spring close to the beach have curative and healing properties. Late in the evening come back to you hotel.
  • Day 5: Kovalam to Ponmundi- In the morning check out and board your private vehicle for Ponmundi via Thiruvananthapuram. This journey takes about two hours and Ponmundi welcomes you with its romantic valleys and lush green tea and spice gardens everywhere. On arrival check in and relax. Overnight in your hotel.
  • Day 6: Ponmundi- After breakfast in your hotel we will take you to witness the bounty of nature in the quite surroundings of Ponmundi. Go for a trek or enjoy the beauty of Golden Valley, which is also an access point to the very attractive river Kallar. Later in the evening go back to Thiruvananthapuram for an overnight stay.
  • Day 7: Kanyakumari via Padmanbhapuram- Breakfast in your hotel and check out to proceed for Kanyakumari – the extreme southern tip of India. Enroute visit the 16th century Padmanabhapuram Palace (now is a part of Tamilnadu) is finest example of Kerala’s distinctive wooden architecture. Later check in to your hotel in Kanyakumari. If time permits watch the beauty of sunset in the Indian Ocean. Overnight in hotel.
  • Day 8: Kanyakumari- today you can rise up early to see the stunning view of Sun rising from the Bay of Bengal, after that come back to your hotel for breakfast. Later go for the sightseeing including Kumari Amman Temple, Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Gandhi Memorial, etc. Later in the evening come back to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Kanyakumari.
  • Day 9: Departure day- after breakfast, relax in your hotel. Later as per flight timings we will be transferring you to the airport/railway station for your onward journey. Please share your kind feedback with us at. contact@planjourneys.com

Tour ends with Happy memories!

  • ➤ Arrival & Departure assistance.
  • ➤ 08 nights’ accommodation as per the plan.
  • ➤ All transfer & sightseeing by air-conditioned vehicle as per the itinerary including all taxes, parking, fuel and driver Allowances.
  • ➤ All hotel taxes, parking, fuel and driver Allowances.
  • ➤ Daily buffet breakfast in the hotel.
  • ➤ All meals in Houseboat.
  • ➤ All applicable hotel taxes.
  • ➤ Round the clock assistance with hotline number.
  1. Government Service Tax 5% as applicable on the above rates
  2. Airfare, Train Fare, Insurance Premium
  3. Entry Fee to Any Monument, Park, Museum, Monastery or any other visiting
  4. Payment for service provided on personal basis
  5. Expenses incurred due to mishap, landslide, strikes, political unrest In such cases extra will be charged as per actual
  6. Cost for services which is not mentioned in “Inclusions”
  7. Personal expenses on items such as Laundry, Soft & Hard Drinks, Bottle Water
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