Goa Kerala Tour

Goa - Cochin (Kochi) - Munnar - Periyar (Thekkady) - Kottayam - Alleppey (Alappuzha) - Kovalam - Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram)

Overview

Goa Kerala Tourwill leave tourists awestruck by taking then from the backwaters to beaches and further to the hill stations. Goa, home to exotic beaches is the place where tourists love to capture the mesmerizing views of the sunset and enjoy sunbathing. Besides, holidaymakers also prefer to explore the lush green valleys, verdant paddy fields and serene backwaters in Kerala. You can make the most of the two destinations with this Goa Kerala Tour. Doesn’t it sound amazing to explore serene beaches, tranquil atmosphere, aromatic spices, tea plantations, flavorsome food, nightlife, opulent wildlife, enthralling watersports activities and so on?

Unique from other Goa to Kerala Tour Packages, this 12 Nights / 13 Days tour will take you two beautiful states in India. Your amazing trip starts from Goa which is well-known for its brilliant beaches, Portuguese heritage and scrumptious food. After that, you will proceed to Kerala which is a tourist-friendly destination where traveling is easy and equally enticing. Here, you will visit Cochin, an exquisite halting destination where you will unwind yourself amidst its posh ambiance.

Then, you will get mesmerized gazing at the changing shades of verdant fields from Cochin to Munnar. The enchanting hills of Munnar cast a spellbinding effect on the visitors by featuring pleasant climate, gushing waterfalls and tranquil environment. The tour also includes Jungle Safari in the famous Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Enjoy a stupendous ride on the placid backwaters while crisscrossing canals on the traditional houseboats in Alleppey. At last, marvel at the breathtaking views of the serene beaches in Kovalam and indulge in the water sports activities. No wonder, this Goa-Kerala tour will be an awesome and the most amazing tour of your life.

Trip Highlights
  • Guided tour of Munnar including Echo Point, tea plantations, Munnar Waterfalls, etc.
  • Explore the major attractions in Cochin such
  • Enjoy a wildlife safari at the Periyar National Park
  • Visit popular Old Goa Churches
  • Excursion to Dona Paula Fishing Village, Goa
  • Opt for an Ayurvedic massage therapy
  • Take a boat ride on the Munnar Lake
  •  Enjoy a backwater cruise in Alleppey
  • See the stunning views of the Miramar Beach
  • Visit the local markets of Munnar
  • Explore the famous beaches of Kovalam that are Hawah Beach, Lighthouse Beach, and Samudra Beach
Tour Map
Itinerary Details

Upon arrival at the Dabolim Airport in Goa, you will be welcomed by our tour representative who will comfortably transfer you to your pre-decided hotel. Proceed for the check-in process and get over tiredness.

Goa features pristine beaches, charming churches, fine dining restaurants, lively nightlife, adventurous watersports, nightclubs, world-class spas and much more. Also, it is home to onshore and offshore floating casinos where tourists can enjoy the Goan nightlife. The state boasts of beautiful architectural wonders belonging to the colonial era.

In the evening, you will be free to explore famous Goa beaches, night clubs, Old Portuguese churches, beach shacks, floating casinos and much more.

At last, enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel.

After having a tempting breakfast at the hotel, you will embark on a guided sightseeing tour of Goa. Pay a visit to the St. Catherine's Church which is one of the Old Goa Churches. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and dedicated to St. Catherine. This church was built by Afonso de Albuquerque in the Renaissance architectural style. Here, you will also see a statue of Our Lady and houses of numerous artworks, art gallery, paintings and many more.

Next, move to the St. Francis Xavier that contains the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier in a silver casket. On the day he was buried, all the ceremonies were performed to honor his death. It was constructed in Doric architectural styles.

After that, visit Se Cathedral which is a popular landmark of the Old Goa and was built-in Portuguese Manueline architectural style. This church was constructed by Portuguese and stands as a testimony of their victory over an invading Muslim army. It is considered as the largest one in the continent. This church has a huge bell which is known as 'Golden Bell' and is famous for its strong tone.

Later, take a walk along Miramar Beach which is the jewel of Panjim. This enchanting sandy beach is covered with palm trees and is also popular as the "Gasper Dias Beach". The beach is a romantic getaway for beach lovers, adventure freaks and honeymooners. The peaceful surroundings and tranquil atmosphere of this beach attract thousands of tourists to rejuvenate their mind, body and soul. It is replete with local eateries as well as lined with a bunch of souvenir shops. Visitors can also try watersports and adventure activities if they want to.

At last, set your foot into Dona Paula fishing village. The place offers magnificent views of the Mormugao harbor and is fringed by casuarinas woods and palm trees. Tourists love to relax along this beach while enjoying the evening sea breeze and sunset. Here, you will also meet with the fishermen.

After an adventurous and soothing day, go back to the hotel for a relaxing overnight stay.

On this day, you can spend gala time around the stunning beaches of Goa. You can unwind yourself at the popular Goa beaches such as Candolim Beach, Anjuna Beach, Palolem Beach, Aguada Beach, Colva Beach, Agonda Beach, Baga Beach, Calangute Beach and so on.

You can also indulge in plenty of watersport activities such as snorkeling, parasailing, windsurfing, speed boat, glass goat, banana boat, water-skiing, etc.

Goa also provides an excellent opportunity to the visitors to cherish soothing powers of Yoga and Ayurveda that helps to attain the complete rejuvenation of mind, body, and soul. In the evening, night lovers can go to enjoy the vibrant nightlife at various clubs, bars, pubs, and restaurants.

In the evening, head towards your hotel for a soothing overnight stay.

On day 4, the Goa and Kerala Itinerary will take to Cochin by flight. Today, our tour representative will drop you at the airport to catch the flight. Cochin has a plethora of dramatic landscapes and the scenic beauty here is extremely charismatic. This is an enchanting city in Kerala and has an electrifying influence of the British, Arabs, Portuguese, Dutch, and Chinese architectural styles. Cochin is dotted by green fields, palm groves, backwaters, and inland lakes that attract tourists from all over the world.

After reaching, you will be smoothly transferred to your pre-decided hotel. Complete your all check-in formalities and get over tiredness. The evening is reserved for attending a cultural performance at your hotel.

By the end of the day, retire in your room for a good night's sleep.

On day 5 of your Goa Kerala tour, get ready to see the prime attractions in Cochin. Start with Jewish Synagogue which is also famous as Mattancherry Synagogue or Paradesi Synagogue in Cochin. The real meaning of Paradesi is 'foreigners' and this synagogue was earlier used by "White Jews". It has four buildings and houses plenty of rare antiques. This synagogue is also adorned with hand-painted blue willow designed floor tiles.

Then, set your foot into Fort Cochin which is the home to the old churches, European Structures, and other architectural buildings that were built by Europeans in India. From here, you will observe the picturesque views of pristine beaches as well as delightful surroundings.

Next, proceed to Mattancherry Palace, a Portuguese palace commonly known as the Dutch Palace. You can overlook the panoramic Cochin backwaters from this palace. It looks very elegant from the outside with the white walls on the front and its sloping roof.

Finally, explore the Chinese Fishing Nets. It is the fixed land installations that are used for fishing in a unique method. The Chinese Emperor brought these Chinese Fishing Nets in Fort Kochi from the court of Kublai Khan. During the sunset, the seashore lined up with these Chinese Nets presents a bewitching and pleasant scene for the visitors.

Later on, come back to your hotel for an overnight stay at the hotel.

Today, start your journey towards Munnar in the morning. Munnar is a small hill station and an idyllic escape into the natural wonders of Kerala, 'God's Own Country'. It looks like a picturesque town including the unending expanse of the tea plantations, widening lanes, manicured gardens, craggy peaks, intact lakes and much more.

As you reach there, go to your pre-booked resort and unwind yourself. Later, you can enjoy the glittering effect of Munnar Lake and take a boat ride on it. Tourists must visit this lake to experience natural beauty at its best. This picturesque lake is surrounded by majestic landscapes and green valleys. It is perched at an elevation of 1700 meter above the sea level. In the evening, you will go for shopping at the local markets in Munnar.

After some time, come back to your resort and enjoy an overnight stay.

Kick start your day with beautiful sightseeing of Munnar. Firstly, you will go to Munnar Waterfalls that uniquely exude pristine beauty. You will enjoy a thrilling experience and admire the rich unspoiled beauty all around the Munnar Waterfalls.

Your next destination is Echo Point, a popular adventure tourism destination. It is a perfect place for the wildlife enthusiasts, nature lovers and photographers keen to explore the mesmerizing views of the picturesque valleys in Munnar and capture the images of green hills, spice gardens, and tea plantations. Visitors can do various activities here such as going for a nature walk, trekking or boating, etc.

Eravikulam National Park was owned by Rajamalai. After some time, this national park was declared as a sanctuary with an objective of protecting the indigenous population of Nilgiri Tahr, the most endangered mountain goat. Also, this park holds the maximum viable population of ruddy mongoose, dusky striped squirrel, small-clawed otter, leopard, Nilgiri marten, elephant, Nilgiri langur and many more. This park is also the land of 'Neelakurinji', a blue flower that blooms once in twelve years.

Next, proceed to visit the local tea plantations. Munnar features rolling hills that are carpeted with verdant plantations of tea. It is renowned for having some of the most beautiful tea gardens all over the globe and is also considered as a prominent hub of tea trade in India. Tea gardens are grown on its undulating terrain and appear as covered with a bright green blanket.

Enjoy a relaxing overnight stay at the hotel.

Have your delectable breakfast at the resort and leave for the Periyar National Park. Periyar features startling sights and serene surroundings. Periyar National Park is also a wildlife sanctuary where you will feel serenity and excitement amidst the wilderness. This park is considered as one of the most protected areas for tigers as well as elephants. Tourists find tremendous ways to taste the wilderness of the sanctuary and the availability of elephant safari or jeep safari makes the wildlife experience more rewarding.

Upon arrival, register yourself at the forest lodge. In the afternoon, you will go for a boat ride on the Periyar Lake. This lake is located in the Periyar National Park. During your boat ride, you will spot many animals like wild boar, elephants, sambar deer and much more.

In the evening, you will go to explore the Kumily spice market. You will see freshly cut spices that are sold in every nook and corner of this small town. You will also witness the lush green vegetation. Visitors can purchase famous spices like black pepper, white pepper, red pepper, cardamom, cloves, green pepper, etc. from this place.

Your beautiful day ends with a restful night at your pre-booked hotel.

In the morning, head towards Kottayam from Periyar. Kottayam is naturally enchanting and culturally rich. It is located on a hilltop bordered with green paddy fields and the tantalizing Western Ghats.

On arrival in Kottayam, you will proceed to board the traditional houseboat. The traditional houseboat makes its way across the placid backwaters. Riders admire the lush greenery and savor the delicious Kerala delicacies on the houseboat. Backwater houseboat tour is one of Kerala's most mesmerizingly beautiful and relaxing experiences. These houseboats are equipped with all modern amenities and cater to all the needs of the travelers.

Then you will proceed towards Alleppey by houseboat with a halt en route at Kottayam. Alleppey is also called as Alappuzha. This place looks like mini heaven on the earth and is hailed as the 'Venice of the East' by tourists. It has emerged as a renowned backwater destination and is home to a diverse range of birds and animals.

Overnight stay on the traditional houseboat.

In the morning, check out from the houseboat at Alleppey. After that, you will hit the road to Kovalam. The name is apt for this town owing to abundance coconut groves. The stunning golden-sand beaches, unmatched luxuries, picturesque surroundings and amazing underwater world, etc. make it an obvious choice for tourists to come here for their vacations.

On arrival in Kovalam, get accommodated at the hotel and enjoy your overnight stay.

The day starts with a visit to the Kovalam Beach which is popular for its soothing aura. This beach is the combination of three adjacent beaches sharing shores with each other. The names of three beaches are Hawah Beach, Lighthouse Beach and Samudra Beach. Together, they form a crescent shape. The Lighthouse Beach is a mélange of rocky waves, breezy air, aquamarine water, and swaying palm trees and is suitable for numerous watersport activities. Hawa Beach is the most dramatic beach. The seashores are covered with the palm-trees. The tranquility and calmness of this beach offer moments of relaxation away from the humdrum of city life. The last one is Samudra Beach which is a least-explored beach. It is one of the prominent beaches of Kovalam and everything about this beach is pristine and untouched. You can do various activities here such as sunbathing, camping, kayaking, canoeing, etc. Visitors can also rejuvenate, relax, and refresh after enjoying an amazing Ayurvedic spa session on the banks of Kovalam Beach.

In the evening, come back to your hotel for overnight stay.

On the 12th day, you can spend the day according to your wishes. You can indulge in Ayurvedic massage and soothe your body, mind and soul. The watersport enthusiasts can indulge in surfing activity at Surf Club, Kovalam, and snorkeling at Eve's beach. You can also pay a visit to Kovalam Villages and purchase unique artifacts, textile block printing, inlay work, stone cutting, etc. Tourists can also watch the heritage and cultural art forms at the centers. You can go for some souvenir shopping to buy garments, handicrafts, jewelry, seashells, etc. at affordable prices

Later, retire in your hotel's room for an overnight stay.

It is the last day of your holidays in Kerala and Goa. Today, start your journey towards Thiruvananthapuram airport from Kovalam. After reaching there, board the flight towards your onward destination.

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