Kochi also known as Cochin, is a major port city on the south west coast of India by the Laccadive Sea and is part of the district of Ernakulam in the state of Kerala. Kochi is often called Ernakulam, which refers to the mainland part of the city. In Kerala, the corporation of Kochi (pop. 601,574) is the second largest city and is part of an extended metropolitan region (pop. 2.1 million), which is the largest urban agglomeration in the state. Kochi city is also a part of the Greater Cochin region and is classified as a Tier-II city by the Government of India. The civic body that governs the city is the Cochin Municipal Corporation, which was constituted in the year 1967, and the statutory bodies that oversee its development are the Greater
Pickup from Cochin Airport/Rwly Station Check in to the Hotel, After that go for Cochin Sightseeing. St. Francis church, Dutch cemetery, Chinese fishing nets, Jewish synagogue, Dutch palace , museums , fort kochi, marine drive. Over Night stay at Cochin
After breakfast drive to Thekkady.One the way sightseeing & visit Spice Plantations, after that check in at the hotel ( Optional – Half day Jeep Safari ) and overnight stay..
After breakfast go for full day sightseeing in Thekkady. The main attraction in Thekkady is boating in the lake Periyar near the Mullaperiyar Dam. Boating takes around two hours there you will spot wild animals herding in to drink the lake water particularly in the early hours of the day. Thekkady is also known for adventure tourism. The Forest Department offers many programs including Periyar Tiger Trail, Nature walk, Bamboo Rafting, etc. Evening return back to the hotel and overnight stay.
(Optional-Visit Periyar wild life sanctuary, Jeep Safari, Motor boat cruise through Periyar Tiger Reserve forest lake, Spice Plantation visit, Shopping (Spices). Ayurveda massage, Elephant Ride, Elephant Bath, Kathakali & Kalaripayattu Show).
After B/fast checkout from the hotel and Drive for Cochin Airport/Rwly Station Drop . Back to your hometown with the sweet memories of Kerala trip with Gods Own Kerala Holidays