Splendours of Kerala Beaches and Forests


11 Nights / 12 Days

Destination Covered:

Cochin-Wagamon (Vagamon)-Cherai Beach-Kadappuram Beach-Wayanad-Bekal-Kappad Beach-Kozhikode (Calicut)-Mumbai


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  • The trip was great! Everything worked very well The travel itself was well elaborated, the hotels were very well equilibration, from the more basic ones to the luxury resorts as the Dune or the Taj Malabar in Cochin. A very special experience was the trip on the boat (Spice Coast Cruises) -> simply great!
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Tour Description


‘Splendours of Kerala Beaches and Forests’ is well designed itinerary which give you the chance to explore the stunning beaches and lush green dense forest along with the wildlife of Kerala. Located on the Malabar Coast, Kerala is one of the most beautiful state in Southern part of India which blessed with unique geographical features that have made it one of the most sought after tourist destinations in India. Kerala is also known as “God’s own Country’’ as the state is surrounded by backwaters lies with Palm trees, stunning hill stations, wildlife, rich culture and heritage. During this tour you will also explore the Wayanad wildlife sanctuary. The duration of the tour is 11 nights and 12 days, covering the places such as Cochin, Wagamon (Vagamon), Cherai Beach, Kadappuram Beach, Wayanad, Bekal, Kappad Beach, Kozhikode (Calicut) and Mumbai.


Day 1: Arrival in Cochin
Upon arrive in Cochin airport, meet our representative, after welcome, and proceed to the hotel. Kochi is one of the most important city 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 city of the state of Kerala.
On arrival at your pre-booked hotel. Check in to the hotel. Rest for a while. Post lunch, proceed for a half day sightseeing
covering the places such as Bolgatty Palace, Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue and Chinese fishing nets and spice market.
In the evening, enjoy the Kathakali dance performance. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2: Cochin – Wagamon (By Road-105 Kilometres)
After breakfast, driving to Wagamon, it is a hill station in in Kottayam-Idukki border in Kerala. It is one of the most beautiful hill station in Idukki. Apart from spice plantations, a peaceful monastery. It is also known as the trekker’s and adventure’s paradise. Wagamon is popular for amazing rock formation at Thangal Para. 
Upon arrival, check-in at your pre-booked hotel. After freshen up, visit Kurisumala Ashram. Relax and admire the surroundings. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Wagamon
Post breakfast, proceed to enjoy the scenic locations of Wangamon, enjoy the nature walk and explore the lush tea gardens, beautiful meadows and valleys, trek upward 1100 meters high hill, where you can find the stunning view of the surroundings. Stay overnight.
Day 4: Wagamon - Cherai Beach (By Road-118 Kilometres)
Today after having the breakfast, drive to Cherai beach, it is one of the most beautiful beach, located in Paravur Taluk, Kerala, India. The beach is ideal for swimming. Sometimes you may find dolphins here. It which consists of paddy fields along with that lush green coconut palm groves.
Upon arrival at Cherai Beach, check in to the hotel. Rest day is free at leisure, you can enjoy the leisure activities at beach.
Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 5: Cherai Beach – Kadappuram Beach (By Road-90 Kilometres from Cochin)
After having breakfast, proceed for Kadappuram beach. Once you reach here, complete the check-in formalities at your pre-booked resort. Rest of the day is free at leisure, enjoy the stunning beach here, and enjoy fun activities on this long and clean beach. Overnight at resort.
Day 6: Kadappuram Beach
Have your breakfast at the resort. Rest day is free at leisure, you may explore the beautiful beach along with the village here. You may also enjoy the sunbathing, taking a stroll, fishing, interacting with the locals, relish their food and more. Stay overnight.
Day 7: Kadappuram Beach – Wayanad (By Road-192 Kilometres)
After having the breakfast, drive to the rainforest region of Wayanad. On reaching at Wayanad, check in at your pre booked hotel. After freshen up, you will proceed for Chembra Peak, This is one of the most prime attraction of Wayanad. It is most popular among the adventure lovers, it is the main hub for trekking in Wayanad. It offers a distinctive character of Wayanad.
 It is the highest hill in Wayanad, which is located near Meppady. You can see the stunning view of the entire Wayanad from Chembra Peak.
You have to take a hike up the peak and on the way, you will find the gorgeous lake which is in a shape of a heart. After exploring the destination, return back to the hotel.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 8: Wayanad
Today after having an early breakfast, proceed to visit the coffee, tea and spice plantation in the region. After visiting the various exotic plantations, enjoy the packed lunch at Kuruvadweep Island. It is protected river delta on the Kabini River, it is dense forest which is the home of various uncommon species of birds, orchids and herbs. Then proceed to Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, it is the home of Indian bison, elephant, deer and tiger. It is also known as Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary, this wildlife area houses some of the rare and endangered species of both flora and fauna.
After visiting the sanctuary return back to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 9: Wayanad – Bekal (By Road-225 Kilometres)
Today after relishing your breakfast, drive to reach Bekal. It is the small town at Kasaragod district, renowned for its magnificent fort.  
On reaching at Bekal, check- in at the hotel. Take a rest for a while. In the evening, explore Bekal Fort, the largest and a well-maintained fort in Kerala. It is located at the Arabian Sea. Visit the underground tunnels and the Observation. Overnight stay.
Day 10: Bekal– Kappad Beach (By Road-155 Kilometres)
After breakfast, you will proceed to the Kappad Beach. It is one of the most popular beach located near Kozhikode where the Portuguese explorer Vasco Da Gama landed on 20 May 1498.Once you reach, you are going to check-in at your resort.
This is that beach where Vasco De Gama, the Portuguese explorer had landed his ship. Along with enjoying fun activities at the beach, you can also visit the Vasco De Gama memorial. Stay overnight.
Day 11: Kappad Beach
Today after breakfast, proceed to visit the nearby traditional village and interact with the locals and know about the culture and traditions of the place, explore the surroundings and enjoy the activities of your interest at the beach such as a leisure walk, sunbathing, view the sunset etc. Stay overnight. 
Day 12: Kappad Beach – Kozhikode Airport (By Road-45 Kilometres) – Mumbai (By flight)
Today is the last day of the tour, after having an early breakfast, proceed to the Kozhikode airport to take the flight to Mumbai flight. On reaching Mumbai, head for the international airport for the onward destination. We hope you have enjoyed your trip and look forward to organizing your next tour with us.
Tour Highlights

Tour Highlights

Tour Highlights
  1. Explore Wagamon, the beautiful hill station of Kerala
  2. Visit Thangal Para in Wagamon
  3. You many watch dolphins at Cherai beach
  4. Enjoy the sea fishing, and other water sports activities at Kadappuram Beach
  5. Explore the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary
  6. Enjoy the guided tour of the Bekal Fort.
  7. Enjoy the water sports activities at the Bekal hole aqua park
  8. Visit the Vasco De Gama memorial at Kappad beach
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