Best Tourist Destinations in Kerala
Kerala, famous as Gods Own Country has some of the…
At Skyline Airlink we’re always looking for new ways to provide the best possible trip. That’s why our list of activities is constantly growing. Here, you’ll find brand-new experiences that we think are going to change the game for your visit to Kerala.
No matter what you love to do, we’ve got a fantastic tour lined up to take the hassle out of your holiday. Take a look and discover your perfect holiday with us.
When you arrive at Cochin Airport, our representative would be there to welcome you & lodge you at the best hotel. In the afternoon we will go on sightseeing at Cochin to cover Chinese Fishing Nets. A legacy of the trading connections between China and India many centuries ago. The long rows of chinese nets silhouetted against the sunset present a spectacular sight of Cochin’s waterfront. These are large nets which hang from bamboo or teak posts, still to be in use by the local fisherfolk of Fort Cochin.
Cherai Beach is located, 15km From Cochin Inter National Air Port and 20 kms from Ernakulam city (Kerala, India). This lovely beach bordering Vypeen island is ideal for swimming. Dolphins are occasionally seen here. Cherai, is well known for sea food.The main attraction of Cherai is the ‘Poyil’ a large inland lake forming a part of the calm serene backwaters separated from the ocean by only a narrow sandbar. A typical kerala village with paddy fields and coconut groves nearby is an added attraction.
We go to the Jewish Synagogue, constructed in 1568, this is the oldest synagogue in the commonwealth. Destroyed in a shelling during the portuguese raid in 1662, it was rebuilt two years later by the dutch. There are only about 17 Jews left, and that the number of adult males does not come up to the required number for a Priest, the Community is without one.
The Mattancherry palace with its medieval charm is situated at Palace Road, Mattancherry,10km from Ernakulam city, Kochi, Kerala. Built by the Portuguese and presented to the Raja of Kochi Veera Kerala Varma (1537-65) in 1555 AD, it took on its present popular name ‘Dutch Palace’ after 1663, when the Dutch carried out some extensions and rennovation’s in the palace. Overnight stay at the hotel and next day leaving to Munnar.
Check in at the hotel at Munnar .Munnar is 1800 mts above sea level and also the place of South India’s highest peak. We can enjoy the scenic beauty & the marvelous waterfalls, high mountains with the low flying clouds passing by at Munnar.
In the evening we can go for sight seeing at Munnar and witness tea gardens spread like a green carpet over hundreds of kilometers, lust green hills earlier known as Kannan Devan Hills, and view a beauty beyond words .It is a thinly populated area and so far from pollution. Most of the area is covered by tea plantations. Overnight stay at hotel.
Eravikulam has a Wild Life National Park, and is the best place to find Nilgiri Thar (Hermitragus Hylcrious) – the mountain goat of South India.This National Park is the home to the largest population of Nilgiri Thar (a type of mountain goat) existing in the world now.A well known medicinal plant called ‘Neelakurinji’ is among the rarest species found here
A view of the Mattupetty Dam in Munnar. Deficient rainfall during the last monsoon season has reduced the water levels in the reservoir across the State. Indo Swiss project; you can also enjoy boating in the Lake (optional). Mattupetty is famous for its Indo-Swiss livestock project, you will find over 100 varieties of high yielding cattle at the specialized dairy farm. Visitors are allowed in three of the eleven cattle sheds at the farm. Overnight stay at hotel.
Full Day free to explore Munnar on your own. An overnight stay at the hotel is the ultimate in luxury. There is also a glass-walled Presidential Suite.The rooms have great views, round-the-clock room service, satellite TV, 24 hours hot water and much more for you to luxuriate.
On arrival check in at hotel at Thekkady. Thekkady has the famous wild life sanctuary of South India, Periyar wildlife sanctuary, home to nomadic tribes of wild elephant, boar, deer, the great Indian tiger and more. In the evening we can go for boat cruise in the lake to watch wild animals
The pride of Kerela and a testimony to nature’s splendor and human innovation, the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is situated on the banks of the Periyar lake at Thekkady. Here the high ranges of the Western Ghats are clothed in dense evergreen, moist deciduous forests and savannah grass lands.Overnight stay at Resort.
Go to see the rare species of plants and animals.In the afternoon we can visit spice plantations like cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, coffee, tea estates etc.. On our way back to the hotel, we could stop at the local market and pick up some fragrant spices. Overnight stay at resort.
On arrival at Alleppey we check into traditional House Boat of Kerala Style. The Kerala houseboats that cruise these emerald waterways are an improvisation on the large country barges which were an essential part of the land’s ethos in days gone by. Modified to meet a novel concept of holidaying, the kettuvalloms (houseboats )are comfortably furnished with an open lounge. Every houseboat is manned by a crew – usually a cook, guide and oarsman. Cruise through the back waters and stay overnight at House Boat.
After breakfast in the morning we can proceed to Kumarakom which has panoramic backwater stretches, lush paddy fields, highlands and extensive rubber plantations.Quite a lot of rivers and countless rivulets flowing through the hills and paddy fields of the midland, emptying themselves into the backwaters.
After breakfast we disembark the boat at the reception of the backwater resort on the banks of Punnmada Lake. Spread over 10.5 acres with water frontage stretching over a kilometer, the resort enjoys an ever refreshing weather. The breeze carries with it the warmth of the sun and the coolness of the enchanting Punnamada Lake. From here we go to Mullakkal Temple.
It is situated in the heart of Alleppey town, dedicated to Goddess Rajarajeswari. The nine days Navarathri festival is celebrated with great devotion and importance. The last two days are most auspicious. Colourful processions participated by nine elephants are held in the evening. Many cultural programmes are held in honour of this festival for thousands of devotes who come here. We go back to the hotel, for an overnight stay.
Nehru trophy Boat Race is the most important tourist event of Alappuzha. Boats sponsored by different villages compete fiercely in the competition. The highlight of this prestigious event is “Chundan Vallam”, there are 130 feet long snake boats which have about 100 rowers, 4 helmsmen, and 25 cheer leaders decorated with colourful silk umbrellas.Overnight at a backwater resort. This annual regatta is held on the Punnamada Backwaters of Alappuzha district on the second Saturday of August.
Almost all the ayurveda centers offer seven common therapies for the comprehensive self – rejuvenation.These are Abhyanga, Elakizhi, Njavarakizhi, Pizhichil, Udhwardhanam, Dhara and Nasyam. Whole body ‘Navarakizhi’ is not recommended for patients suffering from diabetes, obesity, serious cardiac, hepatic and renal patients.
On the 9th day after breakfast we go to Kovalam. Rest of the day free to relax and enjoy the resort. Kovalam means a grove of coconut trees and truly the coconut trees along the beaches gives it a ravishing look. Back to the hotel, for overnight stay.
After breakfast we go for sight seeing at Trivandrum, which includes the Sri Chitra Art Gallery, Napier Museum and Kuthiramalika Palace. Trivandrum is the state capital of Kerala which is a beautiful city with many impressive old buildings. There is an ancient Pabmanabaswami temple which we can visit and from there we go to Napier Museum.
Napier museum (19th Centaury) houses a rare collection of archaeological and historical monuments, bronze idols, ancient ornaments and fine ivory carvings. There is a Zoo & botanical garden in the same compound. From there we go to Sri Chithira art gallery which displays paintings of Raja Ravi Varma, Svetlova and Nicholas Roerich. Overnight stay at hotel.
Today we go for a full day excursion to Kanyakumari enorute to visit the padmanabhapuram Palace and the Sucheendram Temple. The city derives its name from the deity of Sree Anantha Padmanabha. A palace of this name is one of the major landmarks of the place. From there we go to Vivekananda Rock.
Kanniyakumari is famous for its spectacular sunrises and sunsets, especially on full moon days. This is the place where three seas meet and the sand is colorful over here. The beach itself is a beautiful sight. There is a light house form where one can get a panoramic view. The Indian philosopher Swami Vivekananda came here in 1892 to visit the Vivekananda Rock and witness the sunset. Back to Kovalam overnight stay at Hotel.
The whole day is for you to enjoy and luxuriate at the beach. Kovalam is a natural bay ideal for kayaking, swimming, surfing and skiing. One can swim in the shallow blue water and have a sunbath in the exotic tropical sun. You can have a good suntan. Overnight stay at hotel.
We have the morning all for ourselves to freely shop and afternoon to enjoy the beach. Kerala has a bag full to offer you. A place where you can have memorable gifts for your loved ones and can carry mementos back home. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
After having our breakfast, we checkout from the hotel and go back to Airport/ Railway station for departure.
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