The Southern State of Kerala is abundantly enriched when it comes to temples spirituality. Design and architecture of the temples of Kerala is unique and it’s harmonious with the natural resources as well as the weather conditions of the region. Elephants are an integral part of many of the festivities of this southern state of India. A colorful calendar of festivals and strict worship protocols make the temples of Kerala exclusively tempting for a holidaymaker.
Our representatives will pick you up from Trissur and will drive you to Guruvayoor. It will be a two and a half hour journey. On arrival you will check-in into the hotel and take rest till afternoon. In the afternoon your expedition to explore Guruvayoor will start. The place is a thriving township in Trichur district, and is famous for its scenic beauty and serenity. The place is noted for the Guruvayurappan Temple. While Anakotta – the Guruvayoor Devaswam elephant sanctuary is one of the largest elephant sanitariums in the world. Certainly this is a special attraction too. Places like Punnathurkotta of Anakotta is 3 km far from Guruvayoor Temple and you will explore the it on the same day. An evening ‘darshan” at Guruvayoor Temple will be a food for your soul. Rest of the time will be reserved for your leisure.
On the second say, after breakfast and checking out from the hotel, you will drive towards Cochin (03 Hrs). On the way, you will get to pay a visit to Vadakkumnatha Temple of Thrissur. Then you will spend the afternoon with local sightseeing in and around Cochin. The place is popularly known as the Queen of Arabian Sea. This is in-fact one of the finest natural harbors of the world. Thanks to this reason, Cochin is one of the major centers for commerce and trade with British, Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch, etc. Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Jewish Street, St. Francis Church and Chinese Fishing Nets – are few of the places you will never want to miss in Cochin. After a short expedition of the place, you will check-in to the hotel and will enjoy an overnight stay.
On the third day, after breakfast, you will proceed towards Munnar. On the approach, you will get to visit to Chottanikkara Devi Temple (famous temple of the Hindu mother divinity Bhagavathi). After you reach Munnar, you will be escorted to your hotel. Located at the confluence of 3 mountain streams – Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundale, Munnar is 1600 meter higher than the water level. This majestic hill station was once the summer resort of British government. A short expedition of the place will be enjoyed and rest of the time will be at your leisure.
Fourth day is reserved for a native look of Munnar. Mattupetty Dam, Kundale Lake and Echo Point will be the places you will be visiting. At the afternoon, you will proceed to Rajamalai to see “Nilgiri Thars”, a rarest species of mountain goat. rest of the time will be spent according to your ease.
On the fifthe day, you will checkout from the hotel and proceed to Alleppey (05 Hrs). On the approach, you will be visiting Ambalapuzha Srikrishna Temple. Alleppey is an important backwater destination attracting thousands of tourists every year, who come all the way to enjoy Alleppey for what it offers. Referred to as the “Venice of the East”, the place is home to diverse animal and bird life. Alleppey is also famous for its beaches, marine products, coir industry and boat races. After reaching the place, you will be escorted to your hotel, do your check-in and spend time exploring the place and rest at leisure.
On the sixth day you will head towards Trivandrum, a 04 hours drive from Alleppey. In the evening, you will visit to Sri Padmanabhaswami Temple and Pazhavangzdi Ganapathi Temple. Our representatives will escort you to your hotel and rest of the time will be spent in leisurely activities.
On the seventh day, after breakfast, you will check out from the hotel and pay a visit to Attukal Bhagavathi temple. Then you will be driven to Trivandrum Airport / railway station (depending upon your departure place) to catch a your flight / train for your next destination