On Day 8 continue by car from Coimbatore to Cochin.Drive south to the Malabar Coast and to Cochin. Over the centuries the Portuguese, Dutch and British have all influenced this fascinating city. Stay at the Brunton Boatyard Hotel overlooking the sea in Fort Cochin.
Please note that you may wish to consider breaking your journey from Coonoor to Cochin at KOLONGODE PALACE, in the foothills of the Western Ghats, almost the epicentre of the Palghat Pass, that permitted free flow of trade and culture, since time immemorial. In these environs, is the Palace and estate of the Maharaja of Kolongode.
Kolongode, and ideal place for exploring body and soul to revitalize and renew – be it through the magic of Ayurveda, the salubrious climate throughout the year. The Ayurveda Palace oriented towards personal goals of guests. The Heritage rooms with all it’s ancient traditions and customs restored to it’s original yet simple grandeur.
To fully experience and enjoy Kolongode Palace we would recommend a two-night stay. Further details on request.