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8 Days 7 Nights Package to Kerala – Setting Your Feet On The Paradise

Overview

Kerala is one of the beautiful states in South India and could someone possibly object this? No, right? From the lush greeneries to the cleanest waters, Kerala is a wonderland. Apart from this, Kerala also has much importance in terms of history and culture. If you are looking for a package to the beautiful state of Kerala for 8 days 7 nights, then planning it from Cochin to Kovalam is the ideal way of exploring. The plan includes some of the top-visited cities in Kerala which are Cochin, Munnar, Thekkady, Alleppey and Kovalam. To know more about each day in detail, keep reading.

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Kathakali dance in Kerala
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8 Days 7 Nights Package to Kerala

People call Kerala, a traveller’s paradise and here is why. Start your trip by visiting some beautiful attractions in Cochin and proceed to Munnar where you will be amazed to witness the different shades of green. After visiting two major cities, your next stop in the 8 days 7 nights package to Kerala is Thekkady, a perfect place to spot wildlife. Isn’t it time for Alleppey backwaters? Yes, your next stop is Alleppey where you can enjoy a houseboat stay. Finally, reach Kovalam, the last city on the itinerary, to see how a real beach getaway feels like. Doesn’t it sound perfect for a week-long escape? Check out this awesome package with every beauty of Kerala put in the right amount.

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Day-wise itinerary

So, here it goes:

  • Day 1 – Arrival and sightseeing at Cochin
  • Day 2 – Arrival at Munnar
  • Day 3 – Sightseeing at Munnar
  • Day 4 – Munnar to Thekkady
  • Day 5 – Thekkady to Alleppey
  • Day 6 – Arrival at Kovalam
  • Day 7 – Kovalam sightseeing
  • Day 8 – Departure from Kerala

Day 1 – Arrival and sightseeing at Cochin

You are in Kerala now. You will already be feeling the vibe of a Keralite. Aren’t you? So, the plan is here. As soon as you reach the Cochin International Airport, collect your bags and hire a cab to reach the hotel. After a flight, you deserve a much-needed rest. So, take some good rest after you do the check-in procedures. Post which, you can start exploring this beautiful land. Where would you start with? The Mattancherry Palace of Cochin is the highlight of this place and deserves to be the first on the list. Then, visit the Jewish Synagogue and wander around the local markets to shop some unique things that Cochin has to offer. At the end of the day, head back to your hotel with happy memories to cherish.

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Sunset in Cochin, Kerala
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Day 2 – Arrival at Munnar

Your next stop will be Munnar. The ride from Cochin to Munnar will be scenic enough to make you forget to blink. While you are on your way, don’t miss to grab a cup of tea as Munnar’s climate and the real flavour of Munnar’s tea, is a romantic pair. Once you reach the hotel at Munnar, take some rest as the day is planned at leisure. You can explore some offbeat places in Munnar in close proximity, wander around the streets of Munnar or just stay at the hotel admiring the beauty of nature – The choice is yours.

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Munnar highway
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Day 3 – Sightseeing at Munnar

Sightseeing is an amazing thing to do. If the climate is favourable, sightseeing becomes extra amazing. And that’s how you sightsee in Munnar.

Start your day with local cuisine at the hotel and hire a private cab for the day. To start off with a famous attraction, you can visit the Eravikulam National Park. Then, visit the Tea Museum by Tata Tea. Munnar trip without visiting a tea museum is only half done. Apart from this, you can visit places like Rose Garden, Photo Point, Mattupetty Dam, Elephant Arrival Point and Echo Point. By the time, you would have almost covered the entire town of Munnar.

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Eravikulam National Park
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Day 4 – Munnar to Thekkady

You can proceed with check out and get ready for an awesome ride to Thekkady. You can keep the windows closed if you don’t want to fall in love with nature and the climate of Kerala. After reaching Thekkady, you will check into the hotel and relax in your room for a while. And, the day starts from there. The first and the best part to start with is the jeep safari in Periyar National Park. Soon after spotting wildlife, move to Periyar Lake which is situated amidst thick forests. Did you get a vibe of boating while I was talking about Periyar Lake? If yes, you are almost ready for the trip. So, enjoy some boating or bamboo rafting there and end your day on a happy note.

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Munnar to Thekkady route
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Day 5 – Thekkady to Alleppey

You have now completed half of the virtual trip. I am sure you can’t wait to explore the rest. Check out from the hotel at Thekkady and it’s time for another beautiful city in Kerala. The next comes the best, which is Alleppey. Check into the houseboat and take some good rest. Houseboat stays are beautiful enough that you will never feel like leaving. But you have to, as missing sightseeing in Alleppey will leave you in a huge regret. So, have some lunch and sail across the beautiful backwaters of Alleppey and explore the city.

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Alleppey, Kerala
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Day 6 – Arrival at Kovalam

Have your breakfast at Alleppey and proceed to Kovalam. On your way, you can see Kovalam beautifully dotted with castles and lined with beaches. Once reached, do the check-in procedures and jump into the bed. You have your day at leisure. So, you can either take rest and chill or shop in the local markets, whichever you prefer.

Also read: Munnar to Kovalam – A journey from the Hills to the Sea!

Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam
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Day 7 – Kovalam sightseeing

Curious to know what Kovalam has for you? Let me tell you. Hire a cab and begin your day by visiting the Lighthouse Beach. You can also visit the famous Hawah Beach and Samudra Beach to catch a beautiful sunset together. After that, you can return back to the hotel and have a peaceful sleep.

Also read: 21 Places To Visit In Kovalam That Are Not To Be Missed In 2020

Sunset in a beach in Kovalam
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Day 8 – Departure day

I know bidding goodbye to Kerala is hard. But we have come to the last day of the itinerary. Time flies so fast. Doesn’t it? Have a refreshing morning and leave the hotel with a happy tummy. Do all the check-out procedures. Once done, take a cab to Trivandrum International Airport to take your flight back home.

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Who wouldn’t want to visit Kerala? The greatness of Kerala is something that cannot be expressed in words. It’s time that you plan your own week-long getaway to Kerala by checking out the Pickyourtrail website to get a package for yourself. Let us know your choices and we will customize the itinerary for you. So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and get ready to experience the best of Kerala tourism. Leave a Whatsapp inquiry for more options.

Happy exploring God’s own country!

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