India is a land of varied topography, featuring coasts to mountains, deserts to valleys. Go for an exclusive trip on your tour to India by embarking on a tour basically encompassing coast to mountains. Mainly covering the south western part of the country, the tours including such areas as a part of the holiday packages will be extremely thrilling.
Sea coasts and mountains feature as important geographical elements of India. A tour encompassing such areas is best started with Mumbai. After visiting the tourist interests like Gateway of India and Elephanta Caves, you take a connecting flight to Trivandrum and from there drive to Kovalam - home to one of the most exciting beaches in India. From Kovalam set off for a trip to Cape Camorin where you can visit the Padmanabhapuram Palace and the Archaeological Museum as sightseeing trips.
The next day you can drive to Varkala, perhaps the most pure and pristine beach of India. The body therapy and massages in this place are some things not to be missed. From Varkala you take a luxury cruiser ride to Kumarakom - a small-town. Also known as the ‘Backwater Country’, Kumarakom is the perfect place to relax and refresh the mind. Replete with the greenery and calm to help you unwind, this backwater destination is a favorite among several travelers all over the world.
Take off for Thekkady in Periyar through a scenic landscape of misty mountains, spice plantations and open grasslands that are flanked by stunning water falls and wonderful trekking trails. Visit to the Periyar Tiger Reserve and a ride down the Periyar Lake are the major attractions here.
Next morning it is time to head for the lovely town of Munnar – the land of tea plantations and high peaks. The highest peak in South India, Anamudi rises up to 2695m and is home to a herd of wildlife - Nilgiri Tahr, Nilgiri Langur, Sambar, Gaur and the lion tailed Macaque. Trips to the hill township of Devikulam and Eravikulam National park are best touring options in this town.
Opt for a drive down to Cochin the next morning where you make it a point to visit the Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis church, and Dutch Palace. Finally you take a flight to Mumbai to mark the end of your tour of coast to mountains in India.
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