Central Kerala is elevated and cool, the fresh mountain air cultivating thick green landscapes of tea plantations and indigenous forest. Despite the fame, a journey into the Munnar tea plantations is always soothing and tender, with luxuriant panoramas accompanying every journey. Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves for Elephants, sambar and tigers those found to roaming through the deep green forests . Kumarakom is known is as the Heaven of Backwater with interlocked canals, lagoons, backwaters, shores and has a close proximity to the Arabian Sea.
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MUNNAR- THEKKADY/ PERIYAR- ALLEPPEY/KUMARAKOM RESORT-COCHIN
Day 01: Cochin – Munnar (Drive: 135 Kms /3.5 Hours)
On Your arrival at the Cochin Airport /Ernakulam Station and transfer to Hotel Munnar enroute visit Cheyyappara Water Falls. This beautiful hill station was once the summer capital of the British Government in India. The never ending vast expanse of tea plantations and the round the year moderate climate makes it a little haven for visitors. Spend the day at leisure. Overnight stay in Munnar.
Day 02: Munnar local Sightseeing :
After Breakfast Spend the day with local sightseeing, Situated at the confluence of three mountain streams – Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundale, Munnar is 1600 Meter above sea level. Munnar was once the summer resort of the British government in south India. Local Sightseeing of Munnar includes visit the tea plantations, Tea Museum, the Eravikulam National park, Mattupetty Dam, Kundale Lake and Echo point and other scenic spots. Afternoon proceed to Rajamalai National Park where the rarest species of mountain goat,’ Nilgiri Thars (Ibex)’, can be spotted. Evening return to Resort, Overnight stay at Munnar.
Day 03: Munnar – Thekkady (Drive: 125 Kms / 3 Hours)
After breakfast proceed to Thekkady has one of the world’s most fascinating natural wildlife reserves noted for its geography, diverse wildlife and scenic beauty. In the afternoon at 1300 Hrs arrive at Thekkady and check-in at Hotel. In the Evening at about 1530Hrs go for a boat ride on the Lake Periyar (own arrangement) where one can have a unique experience of viewing wildlife at close quarters from the safety of a boat on the lake. The greatest attraction of Periyar, however are the herds of wild elephants that come down to play in the lake (Wild life viewing is always dependent on one’s good fortune). Other interesting optional activities like Elephant safari, Spice Plantation visit, Theatre shows like Kathakali, Kalarippayattu, Trekking, Bamboo rafting etc can be considered. Overnight at Hotel in Thekkady
Day 04: Thekkady – Alleppey /Kumarakom (Drive: 135 Kms / 3.5 Hours)
Today after breakfast, check out the resort and proceed to Alleppey /Kumarakom / Kumarakom
Kumarakom or Alleppey /Kumarakom, with its labyrinth of canals, bridges along silver beach, makes for a memorable holiday. Its cheerful people add to the town’s charm.
We can offer you 2 options:
• Houseboat: Check in house boat by 1200 Hr board the world known Traditional Style Kerala Houseboat. You will have an ever memorable backwater cruise through the beautiful lagoons and waterways coir villages. All your 3 complimentary meals, evening tea and snack will be prepared and served by an exclusive chef on board. Overnight stay in houseboat.
• Hotel / Resort Stay: On arrival we check in to Hotel / Resort in Alleppey /Kumarakom : After some Relaxation we can proceed with sightseeing on Alleppey /Kumarakom City . In the evening one can take a cruise on the Alleppey /Kumarakom Backwater . Overnight at Hotel
Day 05: Alleppey /Kumarakom – Cochin (Drive: 85 Kms / 01.5 Hours) Drop
Today after morning breakfast a bid of farewell transfer to Cochin connect your flight/Train for onward destination. For Guests who have late connections we will proceed to do a City Tour of Cochin before Dropping you to Airport / Railway Station. Places Covered could be Jewish Synogogue, Dutch Palace, Cochin fort beach, St.Thomas Church, St.Mary’s cathedral, Chinese Fish Nets and Bolgatty Palace.
Price mentioned is not final. The price can be customized based on the final choice of travel dates, level of accommodation, type of transportation and other custom preferences. Please enquire about this trip
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