Leaving from Varkala around 8 am and arriving at Alleppey around 11 am where you board the houseboat. You have choices of houseboats from A/C to Non-A/C and Dishes from Vegetarian, Non-Vegetarian and Sea Foods. Ask for the special delicacy made with the state fish popularly known as ‘Karimeen’. Overnight stay is organized including food. (Varkala – Alleppey drive duration:3 Hrs)
After the overnight stay in the houseboat, start from Alleppey in around 9 a.m and head towards Periyar. Stay in Periyaar can be made more interesting by visiting the spice gardens, programs organized by the wildlife department, and other cultural programs. Kerala traditional dance ‘Kathakali’, martial art ‘Kalarippayattu’, Elephant ride, Elephant bath, Bamboo rafting and Jeep Safari. Stay in Periyar is 2 days. (Alleppey-Periyar driving hours: 4 Hours)
After the breakfast, we drive towards the Spice basket of Kerala ‘Munnar’. There are a lot of things that will make your stay memorable, like spice shopping and going around the spice gardens, tea plantations, after the visit at Eravikulam National Park, Rajamala, Mattupetti Dam, Eco Point, Attukal waterfall and Trucking. Stay in 2 days.
Kochi or Madurai (Choice of Destinations)
Kochi: Popular as the ‘Queen of the Arabian Sea’, is one of the fastest growing cities in India, Fort Kochi will give you the feeling of the old colonial remains as you pass centuries-old buildings. Don’t forget to see the Chinese fishing nets and the Synagogue. Then visit at the Mattancherry Palace, Santa Cruz, Basalica Bishop House and Jain Temple.
With over 25 years of combined experience in the travel and tour industry in Kerala and abroad, we decided to start Yogi Tours and Travels with the sole purpose to offer personalized and memorable holiday experiences and really getting to see the flavor and beauty of what this magical land has to offer.