Essence of Kerala

1N Kochi , 2N Munnar , 1N Thekkady and 1N Kumarakom

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What's Included

Car Details
Road transport from Kochi - A/C Vehicle
Hotel Details
Hotel options available in the package
Destination Nights Hotel and Room Meals
Kochi 1 night(s)
Harbour View Residency
Standard Room
Room only
Munnar 2 night(s)
Tea Castle
Standard Room
Room only
Thekkady 1 night(s)
Periyar Meadows
Standard Room
Room only
Kumarakom 1 night(s)
Royal Riviera Hotel & Resort
Standard Room
Room only
Sightseeing and Transfers
Other inclusions available in the package
Kochi
  • A/c Vehicle
  • Half day sightseeing
  • Driver’s charges, toll, parking, etc.
  • All applicable taxes (except Government service tax of 3.09%)
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* Prices mentioned are for per person on twin sharing basis (minimum 2 people staying together)

Day Wise Itinerary

This Itinerary lets you enjoy the Essence of God's Own Country visiting the heritage city of Cochin, the Tea Garden's hill station of Munnar, boat safari at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Relax at the backwaters of Kumarakom.

Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1

Day 01 : Arrival At Cochin

  • Welcome to Gods’s own Country !! On arrival at Cochin Airport/ railway station you will be met and the transfer to the hotel will be arranged for you. Check in at Hotel for a stay of 1 night.
  • Cochin or Kochi, is one of the finest natural harbours on the Arabian coast. Cochin- renamed. Kochi has been a port of call for foreign traders from very early times. Its cosmopolitan character is reflected in the many buildings and structures representing different regions of the world. A city of peninsulas and islands, today it is the commercial hub of Kerala. For here you can transit gracefully between two worlds. On the one hand, the cosmopolitan delights of Cochin, with its restaurants, shopping and entertainment. On the other, Kerala's unique culture, manners and cuisine. Afternoon will be at leisure. Evening free for sightseeing of Cochin. Options : Santa Cruz Basilica, Dutch palace, Chinese fishing nets, hill palace. St Francis Church and the Jewish Synagogue. Cochin is famous for antiques. (Jew Street )Dinner at the Hotel. Over night at Cochin.

Things to see and do

Chinese Fishing Nets

The huge cantilevered Chinese fishing nets that that droop towards the waters like over-sized hammocks have become a hallmark that represents Fort Kochi on the tourist map. ...

Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala - 682001

Santa Cruz Basilica

The Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica in Fort Kochi is one of the eight Basilicas in India. This heritage edifice of Kerala is also one of the finest and imposing churches in ...

KB Jacob Rd, Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala 682001
Phone: 0484 221 5799

Hill Palace

The Hill Palace, Kerala's first heritage museum noted for royal collections of the erstwhile Maharaja of Kochi, is today the largest archaeological museum in Kerala. sprawled ...

Hill Palace Rd, Karingachira, Thrippunithura, Ernakulam, Kerala 682301 , Kochi
Phone: 0484 278 1113

Paradesi Synagogue

The Paradesi Synagogue, in a corner of Jew Town, is more than a hundred years old and houses many rare antiques. The Jewish synagogue was built in 1568, almost 1500 years ...

Synagogue Ln, Jew Town, Kappalandimukku, Mattancherry, Kochi, Kerala -...

$ 0 Average Cost

St. Francis Church kochi

St. Francis CSI Church, in Fort Kochi, originally built in 1503, is the oldest European church in India and has great historical significance as a mute witness to the European...

St Francis Church Road, Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala 682001
Phone: 0484 221 7505

Day 2

Day 02 : Cochin To Munnar

This morning you will be driven to the beautiful hill station of Munnar with its sprawling tea plantations (about 4/12 hrs). Enjoy the scenic beauty and the marvelous waterfalls, high mountains with the low flying clouds passing by. On arrival check in at Hotel for 02 nights stay. Munnar, located about 5200 ft. above sea level is originally a comfort station among the hills built by the British planters. Munnar is only a three to four hour journey from Kochi. It is a land with rolling hills, carpeted with green tea, tropical forest and has a treasure of plants and wildlife that do not exist anywhere else on the planet.Evening will be at leisure. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Munnar.

Things to see and do

Mount

Mount is 18 kms from thekkady Velvet lawns and the cool pleasant non-polluted continuous breeze make the sojourn on the mount a memorable experience to the tourist. From its ...

thekkady, Kerala, India , Thekkady

Travel from Kochi to Munnar

Taxi

4hrs 45min

Day 3

Day 03 : Munnar Sightseeing

  • Today after breakfast enjoy sightseeing in Munnar: Eravikulam National Park, which is the home for the Nilgiri Tahr. The Eco point and the Attukad Water Falls. A visit to the Elephant Lake (great for trout fishing) is a must. Also visit the Mettupetty Dam where you can enjoy a boat ride where you can do boating.
  • Rest of the day will be at Leisure. Overnight stay will be at the Hotel.

Things to see and do

Rajamalai National Park

This National park was created to preserve the Nilgiri Tahr, which is a rare species of wild goats found only in south of the Himalayas. The vegetation of this park mainly ...

Munnar - Udumalpet Road, Kannan Devan Hills, Kerala - 685612
Phone: 4865-231587, 8301024187, 8547603199

$ 1 Average Cost

Elephant Lake

Elephant Lake or Elephant Arrival Lake or Anayirangal is a place frequented by tourists visiting Munnar. Elephant Lake or Anayirangal is an idyllic picnic location which has a...

Munnar, Kerala, India

Day 4

Day 04 : Munnar To Thekkady

This morning check out from the hotel. You will then be transferred to Thekkady (approx 4 hours). On arrival check in at Hotel for 01 night stay. Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Thekkady is one of the largest in India occupying 777 sq kms of land in the cardamom hills at the heart of Thekkady district. The resident herd of wild elephants is the parks star attraction, and every day visiters flock to the lake side too watch them gamble in the shallow waters, The park is also a home to spotted deers tigers sambers bison , malabar flying squirrels and over 260 bird species. Early evening go on a Spice Plantation Tour. Overnight at Hotel.

Things to see and do

The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

South India's most popular wildlife sanctuary, Periyar encompasses 777 sq km and a 26-sq-km artificial lake created by the British in 1895. The vast region is home to bison, ...

Kumily, Thekkady, Kerala 68553
Phone: 04869 224 571

$ 0 Average Cost

cardamom hills

The Cardamom Hills southern hills of India and part of the southern Western Ghats located in southeast Kerala and southwest Tamil Nadu in South India . Their name ...

cardamom hills Thekkedy , Thekkady
Phone: NA

spice plantation

Tea, Coffee, Cardamom, Pepper, Vanilla growing areas. A walk through the spice plantations of these areas can be a memorable experience. As you take a walk along the streets ...

Thekkady, Kerala, India
Phone: Not Available

Travel from Munnar to Thekkady

Drive

2hrs 45min

Day 5

Day 05 : Thekkady To Kumarakom

  • Early morning enjoy a boat ride on the beautiful Lake Periyar located in the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary – which is best way to experience the sanctuary. Later you will be transferred to Kumarakom (approx 4 hours). On arrival check in at Hotel for 01 night stay.
  • Kumarakom offers nature's best with its virgin forest backwaters. Slumbers on the banks of Vembanad Lake, which weaves an enchanting web with its canals, streams and distributaries, Kumarakom is a place fit for those quietand intimate moments when you just want to be with yourself in tranquility and peace.
  • Evening go for sunset cruise. Option to do ayurveda massage at the resorts ayurveda center or Visit the Bird sanctuary (before 5 pm).
  • Overnight at Hotel.

Things to see and do

Periyar Lake

Periyar Lake is an intrinsic part of the socio-cultural landscape and hence, offers an insightful peek into life, as it exists in Thekkady .

Thekkady, India
Phone: NA

The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

South India's most popular wildlife sanctuary, Periyar encompasses 777 sq km and a 26-sq-km artificial lake created by the British in 1895. The vast region is home to bison, ...

Kumily, Thekkady, Kerala 68553
Phone: 04869 224 571

$ 0 Average Cost

Vembanad Lake

Vembanad ( Vembanad Kayal or Vembanad Kol ) is the longest lake in India , [1] and the largest lake in the state of Kerala . It is also counted as one of the largest ...

Vembanad Lake, Kerala 686563 , Kottayam

Travel from Thekkady to Kumarakom

Taxi

3hrs 8min

Day 6

Day 06 : Kumarakom To Cochin

Today morning after breakfast drive to Cochin Airport for your return journey to your hometown.

Hotels Included

Harbour View Residency (3 star)

Opp.Cochin Shipyard, M G Road, Atlantis Junction, Atlantis Junction, Ernakulam - 680015, Kochi

Tea Castle (3 star)

Chitrapuram PO, 685565, Munnar

Periyar Meadows (3 star)

Thekkady Road, Kumily - 685509, Thekkady

Royal Riviera Hotel & Resort (3 star)

Cheepunkal, Kavanattinkara - 686563, Kumarakom

Terms

  • The package once booked is refundable and cancellable.
  • Flight cancellation will be as per airline cancellation policy.
  • Hotel cancellation will be Free before 15 days of check-in.
  • Cancellations or changes made 48 hours before arrival are subject to 1 night room charge and tax penalty.
  • Price shown includes all taxes and fees.

Additional Information

  • Check-in at hotel starts from 14:00 hrs.
  • Check-out time is until 12:00 hrs.
  • Early check-in or late check-out is subject to availability and may be chargeable by the hotel.
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  • You will receive all travel vouchers required for your flights and accommodation shortly afterwards.