Destinations Destinations
Kochi, Munnar, Alleppey, Thekkady, Periyar National Park, Kottayam, Varkala
Activity Activity
Nature & Wildlife, Culture & History, Beach, National Parks
Physical Level Physical Level
Easy

Begin in Kochi and spend a day exploring the city’s heritage walks before catching a traditional evening kathakali performance. The next day, go on an excursion to a village along the backwaters near Kochi, have lunch with local villagers, see their farming activities, and take a canoe ride through the waterways. Or, take a local ferry to Broadway Bazaar and wander through the market. Continue to Munnar and Thekkady where you can stay on a spice plantation, go on the guided Green Walk and/or night patrol at Periyar National Park, visit tribal communities, take a bullock cart ride and see a traditional kalaripayattu martial arts demonstration. Proceed to Kottayam and take a houseboat to Alleppey along the waterways. Travel to Varkala beach and visit Janardhana Swamy Temple before trying paddleboarding.

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