Surrounded by the Western Ghats and the Arabian sea, Kochi or Cochin (Kochi) was formed as an ancient port city after the Great Floods of the Periyar River. Historically rich in culture, the city has witnessed settlements ranging from the Portuguese to the Chinese. Besides being a fast developing commercial and industrial hub, the city also possesses an undeniable vigour. A perfect starting point before exploring the vast diversity of Kerala.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day: 01: Arrive Cochin Drive To Munnar
You are greeted on arrival at Cochin International Airport /Railway station by Munnar Holidays representative and thereafter depart for Munnar (130 kms / 04 hrs) enjoying the scenic beauty & the marvelous waterfalls, high mountains with the low flying clouds passing by. Arrive Munnar and check in at hotel. Evening at Leisure. Overnight at Munnar.
Day: 02: Munnar Day Tour
Morning after breakfast proceed for sightseeing in Munnar which includes visit to the flower garden and for an elephant safari, before driving on to the scenic Mattupetty dam (at extra cost), Eco- point and Kundala dam areas. At Kundala dam (at extra cost) there is an opportunity to enjoy boating on the lake. Finally we drive through a vegetable growing area to Top station which is situated high in the mountains on the border between Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Overnight stay at 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: 03: Munnar Sightseeing Tour
After Breakfast visit to the Tea Museum where you may join a demonstration of tea tasting. You will next be taken to the Eravikulam National Park, a sanctuary for the Nigiri Tahr, the endangered mountain goat of South India. The park spread over 97sq Kms of the Kannan Devan Hills besides being a sanctuary for the mountain goat, is noted for the stark beauty of its rolling grasslands and sholas.Coming back to Munnar there will be time for shopping before your driver meets you with your shopping up and takes you back to your chosen drop-off point within Munnar. Overnight stay at Munnar.
Tata Tea Museum, One of the must visit places in Munnar, the Tata Tea Museum showcases pieces of antiquity and the evolution Munnar tea estates through time.
Tata Tea Museum Nalluthanni Estate Munnar, Idukki district
Phone: 91 4865 230561
$ 1Average Cost
Day: 04: Munnar To Thekkady
Morning drive to Thekkady covering a distance of 110 kms / 4 hrs through cardamom hills. Check into the resort. After lunch take a boat ride on the lake and the Periyar dam (at extra cost). Boating will take approximate 2 hours and you can also get rare glimpses of wild animals. The forest department offers many programs including periyar tiger trail, nature walk, bamboo rafting, etc. Plantation tourism also is promoted by private agencies, so that the tourists can see and learn the cultivation of various spices of Kerala. Overnight stay at Thekkady.
Bamboo Rafting is a dawn to dusk range hiking and rafting programme through some of the richest forest tracts of Periyar Tiger Reserve. Starting at 8AM from the boat landing, ...
Thekkady, Kumily, Kerala, India
$ 13Average Cost
Travel from Munnar to Thekkady
Day 05: Thekkady To Alleppey Houseboat
After breakfast Check out your resort and drive to Alleppey; also known as Venice of the east by its special geographical features as the place is famous for its vast back water stretches and paddy fields. By 01 pm you can board your houseboat to explore the back waters and its serene beauty. Enjoy the ride; delicious cuisines. Overnight stay at House Boat.
Traditionally, the houseboat was called Kettuvallam, which means a boat made by tying together pieces of wood. Unbelievable as it may sound, not a single nail is used in the...
Cosy Regency, Finishing Point, Alappuzha, Kerala, India
Phone: +91 94465 12160
Travel from Thekkady to Alleppey
Day 06:departure From Alleppey
After the breakfast pack your baggages with a promise to return once again to this Paradise... later Proceed on time to board your flight/train with sweet memories of your holiday. We await for your next visit ... Bon Voyage. Service ends.