Marari Beach Break Kerala
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The below itinerary is only a pilot programme to give you an idea on the destinations which could be covered within a certain period. It will be our pleasure to customise the programme to suite your interests, budget and duration. Please feel free to contact us for any such customisation and prices.
Day 01 Trivandrum – Kovalam
On arrival, you will be met by our representative and transferred to Travancore Heritage Beach Resort. Rest of the day free to relax. Overnight at Resort.
Kovalam is reckoned as the most trendy beach retreat in India. A combination of three small beaches, Kovalam, meaning "a groove of coconut trees," is just 16 km from the state capital of Kerala - Thiruvananthapuram. The sheltered natural bay, the azure blue waters and the sumptuous spread of green palm groves make it a tropical paradise of sorts. Kovalam Beach is supposed to be the most lively beach in Kerala and the proximity to the Capital City, Trivandrum makes Kovalam more significant and vibrant. The Beach options are many for a traveler to do in Kovalam. They may visit the fishermen villages around, do shopping around and in Trivandrum City and rejuvenate themselves with the best available Ayurveda programmes at the Resorts and many more.
Day 02 – Kovalam
Day to relax on the beach. You have option to go for a City Tour of Trivandrum, to explore Padmanabaswami Temple, Zoological Park, Napier Museum, Sri Chitra Art Gallery etc. Trivandrum, the capital of the state of Kerala, is a beautiful seaside city built on seven hills. The city gets its name from the word, Thiruvananthapuram meaning the city of Ananth or the abode of the sacred serpent Ananth, on which Lord Vishnu, the presiding deity of the town, reclines. Evening at leisure at the Beach. Overnight at Resort.
Being the capital city of Kerala, Trivandrum is surrounded by seven hills and endorses ancient and modern style of architecture. Visit, Napier Museum, which houses a rare collection of archaeological and historic artifacts, bronze idols, ancient ornaments, a temple chariot, ivory carvings and life-size Kathakali dancers; Sree Chitra Art Gallery, which display a century old world famous paintings of Raja Ravi Varma. Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, with rare specimen of workmanship in traditional Travancore style of architecture has exquisite woodcarvings. With the recent findings, Sree Padbanabhaswamy Swamy Temple at Trivandrum has a store of treasures amounting to Twenty Billion US Dollars and still one more cellar is yet to open for accounting. Visit to this temple during evenings are nice as it is lit for evening ceremonies.
Day 03 – Kovalam
Dat to explore the beach. You have the option for a day trip to Kanyakumari (Cape Comerin). Enroute visit Padmanabhapuram Palace & Sucheendram Temple. Afternoon, sightseeing of Kanyakumari including Vivekananda Rock, Kumari Amman Temple etc. Evening enjoy the sunset & drive back to Kovalam. Overnight at Resort.
Kanyakumari is the only place in India where one can enjoy the unique experience of watching the sunset and moonrise simultaneously on a full moon evening. Explore, Gandhi Memorial, Swami Vivekananda Rock memorial, Kumari Amman Temple & Tiruvalluvar Statue. Sucheendram Temple, has a beautiful gopuram, musical pillars and an excellent statue of the Hanuman, apart from a valuable collection of art from different periods. Padmanabhapuram Palace, a magnificent wooden palace of the 16th century, is a fine specimen of Kerala's indigenous style of architecture.
Day 04 – Kovalam
Full day at beach. You may opt to have a rejuvenating Ayurvedic Massage at the Resort. Overnight at Resort.
Day 05 – Kovalam
Full day at leisure at Kovalam Beach. Overnight at Resort.
Kovalam was a small, sleepy village. It lay in humble obscurity along the picturesque coast of Kerala. Then around 1930, this little village was unexpectedly shaken out of its lethargic slumber and thrust on the international tourist map. The vendors of holiday dreams along the sea had discovered the fabulous silver sands and palm-fringed shores of Kovalam. From then onwards, there was no looking back. From sun bathing to swimming, Ayurvedic rejuvenation to yoga and meditation, herbal body toning massages to special cultural programmes and catamaran cruising, holidays in Kovalam is a tourist delight. The Kovalam lighthouse beach is where most visitors spend their time.
Day 06 – Kovalam
Full day to relax on beach. Overnight at Resort.
Day 07 – Kovalam
Full day at Beach. Overnight at Resort.
Day 08 – Trivandrum Departure
Like all good things, your rejuvenating experience comes to an end but you will always carry with you the warmth and freshness of this unique and unforgettable experience. Today you will be assisted and transferred to Trivandrum International airport for your flight home!!
Package Cost Includes :
� 07 Nights stay at designated hotels as per itinerary
� Daily breakfast at all the hotels.
� All transfers and sightseeing as per attached itinerary by excellent Chauffer driven Aircon Vehicles
� All monument entries and park entry fees.
� Two Way Airport Transfers using Aircon Vehicles.
� All taxes including government service tax
Package Cost Excludes :
Any meals other than those specified
� Any sightseeing unless otherwise specified
� Any train/ air fare which are not included in the package.
� Any Entrance Fee,Camera fee, Guide fee other than those specified, Ride etc.
� All expenses of personal nature like soft/ hard drinks, Telephone/ Fax, Laundry, Tip etc.
� All other services not mentioned under package cost includes section.
� Prices are valid from 01 October 2011 till 31 March 2012 except during the Peak Season from 15 Dec 2011 till 20 Jan 2012.In the Premium option the rates are also not valid between 01 Feb till 29 Feb 2012