Alappuzha also known as Alleppey, is a city in Alappuzha District of Kerala state of southern India. Kumarakom is a popular tourism destination located near the city of Kottayam in Kerala, India, famous for its backwater tourism. Thekkady is the location of the Periyar National Park, The sanctuary is famous for its dense evergreen, semi-evergreen, moist deciduous forests and savanna grass lands so as the home to herds of elephants, sambar and tigers.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 01 : Cochin– Munnar
Arrive Cochin airport / railway station, greetings and airport assistance, Transfer to Munnar. Munnar, the picturesque hill stations in India is situated at the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Sprawling tea plantations, picture book towns, winding lanes, trekking and holiday facilities make this destination a popular resort town. Munnar is home of Nilgiri Tahrs, an endangered species of wild goat. On arrival, check in to the hotel with rest of the day to spend as you please- either relaxing or exploring tea city. Overnight stay at Munnar.
Day 02 : Munnar
You will be taken for a sight seeing tour of Munnar. Sightseeing tour around Munnar takes one to tea gardens where picturesque colonial towns and meandering mountain streams present photo opportunities galore. You will be taken for a visit to Rajamalai where you can watch Nilgiri Tahrs in their natural habitat. You will also be visiting the nearby Mattuppetty Dam, Kundala lake, Echo point, Blossom park. If interested you can have a boating in the lake. Later scroll at the local market. Overnight stay at Munnar.
A breathtaking spot on earth, Echo Point is named so, owing to natural echoes that one can clearly make and hear resonating in these acres of lush greenery. One can choose a ...
Mattupatti Dam to Top Station Road, Kannan Devan Hills, Kerala - 68561...
Day 03 : Munnar
Day at leisure. Relax at the hotel or you can opt for a soothing ayurvediac massage at the hotel (optional) . Those who are interseted can visit Kolukumalai. Pregnant women and people with back ache - never make the mistake of going on this trip. You have to hire a jeep for going to this place. Kolukumalai -the second highest peak South of the Himalayas – Meesapulimala you will also trek through the world highest tea estate - Kolukumalai. Kolukkumalai produces some of the most flavorsome teas in the market, touted as “the world’s highest grown tea.” In fact, the heady fragrance of freshly fired tea wafts across, welcoming one well before one reaches the quaint little factory Kolukkumalai is famed for its spectacular views, breathtaking in their magnitude and beauty. Overnight stay at Munnar.
After breakfast, drive to Thekkady. The very sound of the word Thekkady conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hills and spice scented plantations. In the Periyar forest of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India, and spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold great opportunities for treks and mountain walks. Evening enjoy the boating at the periyar lake. Overnight stay at Thekkady.
The Periyar Lake lies at the heart of the sanctuary, which is a veritable paradise for all wildlife lovers. Situated within the boundaries of the Western Ghats in the southern...
Periyar Lake, thekkady, Kerala, India
Travel from Munnar to Thekkady
Day 05 : Thekkady
After breakfast, you will be taken for a plantation tour at a near by farm. After that you can have an elephant ride if interested (optional). Take an early lunch and have a relaxation ayurvedic massage in the evening ( optional ). Evening you can have any of the cultural shows of your choice like kathakali, kalaripayattu (martial arts) etc (optional).Overnight stay at Thekkady.
Kalaripayattu-the oldest of Martial - is a gift to the modern world and known as the mother of all martial arts.Legend traces the 3000-year- old art form to Sage Parasurama- ...
Kallarackal Building, Thekkady Road ,Kumily - 685509, Kerala , South I...
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Day 06 : Thekkady - Alleppey Houseboat
Morning after breakfast, check out hotel, transfer to houseboat at Alleppey. Enjoy the houseboat cruise through Vembanad lake, the biggest backwater stretch in Kerala and through the narrow canals of Alleppey. Houseboat cruise through the serene backwater stretches of gives an idea of the beauty of backwaters. Overnight stay in houseboat.
One of the largest lakes in India, the Vembanad Lake is India's longest lake and also the largest lake in all of Kerala. The districts of Allepey, Kottayam and Ernakulam ...
Vembanad Lake, Alleppey,Kerala
Travel from Thekkady to Alleppey
Day 07 : Cochin
Morning after breakfast, check out hotel, transfer to Cochin is the Commercial Capital of Kerala. Cochin is the Commercial capital of Kerala. On arrival check into hotel. Afternoon have short city tour of Cochin, the city famed as ‘Queen of Arabian Sea. Visit to Mattanchery Dutch Palace, St. Francis Church, The Oldest European Church in India, the Chinese Fishing Nets - living symbols of centuries Old Chinese influence etc. Overnight stay at Cochin.