Day 1: Arrival in Cochin (Kochi)
Arrival at Cochin airport, you will meet our representative and proceed to the hotel. Kochi is one of the most important cities of Kerala which is also known as Cochin Located on the south-west coast in Kerala which is also known as the Gateway to Kerala, situated on the Arabian Sea. Kochi is one of the most beautiful cities in the state of Kerala. Check in to your pre-booked hotel. Rest day is free at leisure. Explore the major market area where you can shop for exclusive quality of nuts, spices. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2: Cochin
In the morning after breakfast get ready for exploring the city. During the city tour, you will visit some of the most tourist attractions in Cochin. Visit Jewish Synagogue which was constructed in 1568. Then visit St. Francis Church which was constructed in 1503. This church was built on the place where Vasco da Gama (the explorer) was buried, it is the oldest European cathedral in India.
Later visit the Dutch Palace, it is also known as Mattancherry Palace. In 1557 the church of the palace was constructed by Portuguese, later it was passed to the Dutch during the pre-British period. A temple is also located in the courtyard. The major highlights of the palace are on the murals walls of the rooms of the palace. Also, explore the Chinese nets too. In the evening, enjoy Kathakali dance performance. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 3: Cochin–Periyar
In the morning after breakfast, leave by road towards Periyar National Park in Thekkady. Periyar National Park’, which is the most popular tourist destination of Kerala. Upon arrival at Periyar, check in to the resort. After freshen up explore the sanctuary which is surrounded with dense forest and grasslands. Indian tigers, elephants, lion-tailed macaques, gaurs, deer, sambars apart from this 45 species of reptiles, 30 species of snakes, 13 lizard species are found here. Thekkady offers a calm and soothing environment which makes it a haven for nature and wildlife lovers. It is the place where you can understand the real essence of wildlife along with the refreshing climate to revive your mind and body. Enjoy the boat cruise on Periyar Lake. Overnight stay at the resort.
Day 4: Periyar
In the morning after breakfast, today you will be introduced to the regional spices used in Kerala along with that you will also learn how to cook using fresh spices. Rest day is free at leisure. Explore the surroundings at your own. Overnight stay at the resort.
Day 5: Periyar - Cochin
Today is the last day of the tour, after breakfast, get transferred to Cochin railway station or the airport to board a flight or train for your onward journey.