Duration: 6D 5N
Minimum Pax: 2
Package Code: 6D5NKGOC
Kerala, a state on India's tropical Malabar Coast, has nearly 600km of Arabian Sea shoreline. It's known for its palm-lined beaches and backwaters, a network of canals. Inland are the Western Ghats, mountains whose slopes support tea, coffee and spice plantations as well as wildlife. National parks like Eravikulam and Periyar, plus Wayanad and other sanctuaries, are home to elephants, langur monkeys and tigers.
Meet and greet at Cochin International Airport and transfer to your hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
After breakfast at hotel, we proceed to Munnar. Munnar is 1800 meters above sea level and has the highest peak in South India - Anamudi - 2695 meters. On the way, visit Valara Cheeyappara waterfalls & lush green tea plantation. On arrival at Munnar, check in and lunch at hotel.
After 2pm, visit Eravikulam National Park, one of the main tourist attractions, where you can sometimes find the endangered species of Nilgiri Tahr. Later, visit the Tea Museum that showcase some of the exquisite of tea plantations in Kerala.
We head towards Munnar town, a beautiful hill station, which was the summer resort of the British. Take a stroll around town and shop. After sightseeing, proceed to hotel and dinner at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast at hotel, drive around Old Munnar town where the tourist information office, bus station and most guest houses are located. Next we visit the Matupetty Dam and Reservoir. Further up from the dam is Echo Point. Tourists are expected to scream in the valley to hear your echo. Packed lunch will be served. Proceed to the Blossom International Park - beautiful gardens with rare varieties of plants and flowers, shady trees, facilities for water cycling, boating cycling for kids, roller skating etc. awaits you(optional tour). Late evening return to the hotel and dinner. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast at hotel, check out and drive to Thekkady. On arrival check in and have the lunch at hotel. Proceed on sightseeing tour of Thekkady – to The Periyar wild life sanctuary. Noted for its geomorphology, diversity of wild life and scenic beauty, the sanctuary was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1978. Activities like boating at Periyar Lake & spice plantation visit can be done. Kalaripayattu show will be from 06 pm to 07 pm (1 hour). After Kalaripayattu show proceed to hotel and dinner. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast at hotel, check out and drive to Alleppey. Set out on an enchanting overnight backwater cruise in traditionally decorated houseboats. Check in time is 13:00 hrs and cruise starts with lunch. While cruising in these floating luxury-villas, let your eyes settle on the rare and the unusual - skim past Chinese fishing nets, bowed-down paddy fields, and local inhabitants engaged in making coir products, rustic homes, and ancient temples and swaying coconut groves. Food will be served on board. Overnight stay in the houseboat.
After breakfast at hotel, check out from houseboat and drive to Cochin town. After sightseeing, lunch will be at local restaurant. Continue sightseeing of various cultures like the Portuguese, Jewish, English, French, Dutch and Chinese Fishing Net. After the city tour, 3hr given to freshen up at airport hotel. After dinner, depart to airport for flight home.