KOVALAM - 2 nights & 03 days
DAY 01: COCHIN -TRIVANDRUM -KOVALAM
Morning pick up from Conference venue and drive to Kovalam (around 5 hrs drive). En route visit Trivandrum.
Trivandrum is an ancient city with tradition dating back to 1000 BC. Thiruvananthapuram became the capital of Raja of Travancore in 1750. The city gets its name from the word, Thiruanantha-puram, meaning the city of Anantha or the abode of the sacred Serpent Anantha on which Lord Vishnu, the preserver of the Hindu trinity, reclines.
Places of interest are: Napier Museum, Chitra Art Gallery, drive through the Kanakakunnu Palace & other government buildings. Also visit the famous Padmanabhaswamy Temple.
Kovalam is an internationally renowned beach with three adjacent crescent beaches. It has been a favourite haunt of tourists, especially Europeans, since the 1930s. A massive rocky promontory on the beach has created a beautiful bay of calm waters ideal for sea bathing. The tropical sun acts so fast that one can see the faint blush of coppery tan on the skin in a matter of minutes. Life on the beach begins late in the day and carries on well into the night.
Upon arrival, check in to a beautiful beach resort and relax. Overnight at Kovalam.
DAY 02: KOVALAM - KANYAKUMARI - KOVALAM
Morning after breakfast, proceed for a day return tour to Kanyakumari. If interested visit Padmanabhapuram Palace.
The southernmost end of the mainland of Indian subcontinent, Kanyakumari is an indispensable part of any South India tour. Kanyakumari although a part of Tamilnadu is almost always included in a Kerala holiday package too! Kanyakumari unique in itself for being amongst the very few places in the country where you could watch a sunrise and also a sunset sitting in the very same spot is also famous for the Kumari Amman temple.
Vivekananda Rock - Much more than just a tourist attraction in Kanyakumari, Vivekananda rock is more of a sacred monument dedicated to one of the most revered spiritual leaders - Swami Vivekananda Afternoon drive back to your resort. Overnight at Kovalam.
DAY 03: KOVALAM - DEPART TRIVANDRUM
Morning after breakfast, check out and transfer to Trivandrum airport to board your flight back home.
END OF THE TOUR