Munnar itself is a scruffy administration center, not unlike a North Indian hill station, but wander just a few kilometres out of town and you will be engulfed in a sea of a thousand shades of green. The very sound of the word Thekkady conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hills and spice-scented plantations. Alappuzha still more romantically known as Alleppey is the hub of Kerala's backwaters, home to a vast network of waterways and more than 1000 houseboats.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Cochin And Transfer To Munnar
On your arrival at Cochin airport or railway station, you will be met by our driver and will proceed to Munnar. Munnar is a place far from population. On the way you will travel through misty Mountains and vast estates covered in tea plantations. You can stop at any point to take pictures and move according to your convenience. Upon arrival at Munnar you will check into your hotel. Rest of the day free for hotel activities. Overnight stay at hotel in Munnar.
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
Day 2: Munnar Sightseeing
Breakfast at hotel. Today morning you will set out for sightseeing of Munnar which includes the Mattupetty Lake and Dam followed by the Tea Museum which gives a beautiful history of Munnar since pre-independence era. (Tea Museum’s closing time is 4 PM and it remains closed on Mondays), Echo Point, Rajamalai, Pothamedu View Point and Kundala Lake. Evening return to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Munnar.
Kundala is a picturesque place, about 20 km from Munnar on the way to Top Station. It is at a height of 1700 meters above sea level. It is located at a distance of 20 ...
Top Station Road, Kundala, Kerala - 685615
Day 3: Munnar To Thekkady
Today after your breakfast you will proceed to Thekkady also known as Periyar famous for the “Periyar National Park” and “Tiger Reserve”. On arrival you will check into your hotel. Then proceed to Spice Plantation visit where you can witness rare spice plants and how they are grown and produced. You can then visit the beautiful Periyar Lake surrounded by plush green forests. You can go for boating in the Periyar Lake (optional). In the evening you will return to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Thekkady.
Periyar Lake is an intrinsic part of the socio-cultural landscape and hence, offers an insightful peek into life, as it exists in Thekkady .
Travel from Munnar to Thekkady
Day 4: Thekkady To Alleppey
Breakfast at hotel and then proceed to Alleppey. On arrival, check into your house boat (Check in time 12.30 PM). A Houseboat or a Kettuvallam is the olden day rice boat converted into luxurious cruising villa with all modern comforts. Enjoy a cruise along the backwaters of Vembanad Lake. Traditional Kerala food will be served on board. Overnight stay at hotel in Alleppey.