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Kottayam Sightseeing Day Tour from Trivandrum

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Trip Overview

Enjoy a hassle-free family friendly day tour from Trivandrum city to Kottayam

Highlights

  • Enjoy a safe and reliable drive from Trivandrum, Kerela.
  • Relax in comfortable private air-condtioned cab.
  • Take the worry out of the start of your South India trip
  • Value for money pricing, no hassle of bargaining for the fare at your pick-up location.

Detailed overview

  • Kottayam is a picturesque city in Kerala, India. Nestled amidst the Western Ghats, it is known for its serene backwaters, lush landscapes, and rubber plantations. The city boasts a rich cultural heritage, with notable landmarks like the Ettumanoor Mahadeva Temple and St. Mary's Forane Church. Kottayam is famous for its thriving rubber industry, which has contributed to its economic growth. The city is also home to prestigious educational institutions and hosts vibrant cultural events. With its natural beauty, historic sites, and a blend of tradition and modernity, Kottayam offers a delightful experience for visitors.

Itinerary

  • Start your day early in the morning to make the most of your time in Kottayam.The distance between Trivandrum and Kottayam is approximately 150 kilometers (93 miles), and it takes around 3-4 hours to reach by road.

  • Kumarakom is a popular tourist destination known for its serene backwaters, scenic landscapes, and bird sanctuary. You can take a houseboat cruise or a traditional Kerala-style canoe ride to explore the tranquil backwaters, enjoy the lush greenery, and spot a variety of birds.

  • After the backwater experience, you can visit the Ettumanoor Mahadeva Temple. It's an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and is known for its exquisite woodwork and mural paintings. Take some time to admire the intricate architecture and soak in the spiritual atmosphere of the temple.

  • Next, you can visit the St. Mary's Forane Church in Bharananganam, located around 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Kottayam. This historic church is famous for being the final resting place of Saint Alphonsa, a revered figure in the Catholic Church. Explore the church premises and learn about the life and contributions of Saint Alphonsa.

  • Enjoy a traditional Kerala lunch at one of the local restaurants in Kottayam, where you can savor authentic flavors and dishes.

  • After lunch, you can visit the Bay Island Driftwood Museum, which is the only one of its kind in India. It showcases a unique collection of driftwood sculptures crafted from the remains of trees and roots washed ashore. Admire the creativity and artistry of these sculptures.

  • Explore the local markets and shops in Kottayam, where you can find handicrafts, spices, and other souvenirs. Kottayam is also known for its rubber plantations, so you might consider visiting a rubber estate or a museum to learn about the rubber industry.

  • Finally, return to Trivandrum in the evening with great memories of this tour

Please note this is not a guided Tour

Basic Details

Start Point
Trivandrum
Finish Point
Trivandrum
Start time
7:00 am 8:00 am 9:00 am 10:00 am
Category
Family-friendlyTours & Sightseeing
Trip Code
O2427A2045

Inclusions

  • All transportation in a airconditioned Sedan Car or SUV
  • Driver allowance.
  • Fuel and cab charges.
  • Pick-up and drop to Trivandrum hotel/residence
  • Km limit of 300
 

 

Exclusions

  • Monument entrance fees, to be paid directly at the monuments.
  • Parking fees.
  • Tolls & Taxes
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Any meals for the guests.
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.
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Important Information

  • Please carry your valid photo identity card.
  • A sedan (4-seater) car will be a Toyota Etios/similar.
  • An SUV (6-seater) car will be a Toyota Innova/similar.
  • This is not a guided tour. The driver will not be the guide for the tour.
  • Night charge of Rs. 300 is applicable if the cab service is used between 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM.
  • The driver will know the local language, English speaking driver can be requested for during the booking in "Special Request" section. All special request are subject to availability.
  • Km limit of 300, post the limit guest has to pay Rs 13/km for sedan & Rs 19/km for SUV

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 3 days
  • No refund after that

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Pick up will as per your choice in Trivandrum city limits.

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