Duration: 04 Days
Destination Covered: Kochi – Trichur – Alleppey
The Elephant Festival Kerala is celebrated every year in the month of mid April -mid-May). You can book your tickets for Elephant Festival Kerala by contacting Mohak India. Maximum temples of this place own elephant which are bestowed by devotees. The elephants are taken care in a proper manner and decorated with gold plated ornaments. Not only this, they are also decorated with a necklace and bells. The particular festival is celebrated with full enthusiasm and great charm. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy the festival, come and be the part of this.
Day 01/Arrive Kochi
Arrive Cochin. Meet & help at the airport & move to hotel. Afternoon continue for touring voyage through cochin including .1. The Hill Palace Museum, a completely fledged archeological historical center and Kerala’s first ever Heritage Museum are the primary attractions (shut on Mondays).2. Chinese Fishing Nets, this remarkable style of tremendous cantilevered angling nets were raised somewhere around 1350 and 1450 AD by dealers from the Court of Kubla Khan, a Chinese King.3. Santa Clause Cruz Basilica, this noteworthy church was manufactured by the Portuguese and hoisted to a Cathedral by Pope Paul IV in 1558. Pope John Paul II broadcasted the Church a Basilica in 1984.4. The Jewish Synagogue, developed in 1568, this is the most established Synagogue in the Commonwealth (shut on Saturdays & Jewish Holidays). The territory around the Synagogue, called Jew Town, is the middle for Spice & Handicraft shops.5. Mattanchery Palace (Dutch Palace), assembled by the Portuguese in 1557 and introduced to the Regent of Kochi (shut on Fridays).Return to inn rest of the day free/shopping at Ernakulam. Night stay in Cochin.
Day 02/Kochi-Trichur-Kochi [Day Of Thrissur Elephant Festival]
Morning after breakfast drive to Trichur to witness the renowned Temple celebration of India. Thrissur Pooram is the yearly sanctuary celebration of the town of Thrissur in Kerala, India. It is a standout amongst the most vivid sanctuary celebration of Kerala which pulls in huge masses of aficionados and onlookers from all parts of the State and even outside.
Thrissur Pooram is commended at the premises of the Vadakkunnathan Temple, arranged on a hillock (Thekkinkadu maidan) right in the focal point of the city, on the Pooram day in the month of Medom ((April-May) this year 12 May,2011). Parades of luxuriously caparisoned elephants joined by percussion groups from different neighboring sanctuaries build up and finally finish at the Vadakumnathan sanctuary. The most noteworthy parades are those Thriuvambadi Bhagavathy from the Thiruvambadi Sri Krishna Temple and the Paramekkavu Bhagavathi from Paramekkavu sanctuary. The festivals which keep going for more than 36 hours incorporates parasol showcases and firecracker shows.
This celebration was presented by Sakthan Thampuran, the Maharaja of the recent Cochin State in the late eighteenth century. Maybe, there is no other celebration in Kerala that draws such a mind boggling number of individuals to a solitary occasion. However Vadakkunnathan is a unimportant observer at this celebration, giving its premises and justification for the considerable occasion. The pooram celebration is additionally surely understood for the sublime presentation of firecrackers. Fire works begin in the early hours and the stunning show last three to four hours.
The Pooram Festival is praised by two opponent gatherings speaking to the two divisions of Thrissur Paramekkavu and Thiruvambadi competing with one another in making the presentation of firecrackers more fantastic and more brilliant. Every gathering is permitted to show a greatest of fifteen elephants and all endeavors are made by every gathering to secure the best elephants in South India and the most imaginative parasols, a few sorts of which are raised on the elephants amid the showcase. Starting in the early hours of the morning, the festivals last till the break of sunrise, the following day.
An elephant conveying Thidambu amid Thrissur Pooram festivalThe parade additionally very charging. The magnificent and in addition otherworldly impact of the Panchavadyam, a mix of five percussion and wind instruments is to be felt and delighted in. Among the assortments of celebrations celebrated in Kerala, Thrissur Pooram is the most loud, dynamite and astonishing. There are three sanctuaries partaking in the occasion. It is a declaration of prevalent interest for sound and shading, and in light of the display, it speaks to all individuals. The pictures of the divinities from all sanctuaries of the town are tackled elephants to the fundamental sanctuary. The peak of the celebration is the show of thirty elephants and the popular firecrackers at 2.30 am nearby time.
Night drive back to Kochi. Overnight at Kochi.
Day 03/Kochi – Alleppey ( Houseboat)
Morning after breakfast Check out from lodging and Check into Houseboat for a day and night voyage in the popular backwaters of Kerala. Lunch will be served at the season of weigh in. The backwater journey in a nation watercraft is the most ideal approach to investigate the towns and provincial life. In Alleppey you will be taken on board your coasting houseboat, an alternate pontoon with a room and en-suite rest space for your solace. Appreciate boundless surfing on backwaters, taste a coconut, get irritated by just the twittering of winged creatures and intermittent swells in water and flavor mouthwatering treats arranged before you by your Kitchen group. Spend the night on board the houseboat. Appreciate a journey on the backwater through a labyrinth of trenches and tidal ponds and appreciate naturally got crisp water fish cooked to your taste on board. Overnight in Board
Day 04/Alleppey –Kochi
Morning after breakfast look at from houseboat and drive to Kochi Airport to unite flight back h