Duration : 04 Nights / 05 Days
Destinations : Cochin – Munnar – Thekkady – Kumarakom – Cochin
Package Details :
Day 1 : Arrive Cochin & drive to Munnar
Arrive Ernakulam Railway station / Cochin Airport, our executive will meet you on arrival and explain the tour to you later drive to Munnar (140 kms / 4. hrs). Munnar is one of the most famous hill station situated on the Western Ghats at the height of 1600 metres above the sea level. It is essentially a tea town – miles of unending tea plantation can be seen here. Enroute see Cheeyappara & Valara waterfalls and Karadipara View Point. Also see Spice plantations, Rubber Plantations, Pineapple garden etc… Arrive and check into the hotel. Overnight at hotel
Day 2 : Munnar
After breakfast proceed for Munnar sightseeing. Morning visit Eravikulam National Park which is also known as Rajamala, the natural habitat of Nilgiri Thar. Nilgiri Thar can be observed very closely here. Later visit a tea factory and tea museum. Afternoon visit Mattupetty dam, Echo point and the Kundala Lake. Boating facilities are available at Mattupetty Dam. While coming back visit flower garden. Evening free for shopping. Overnight at hotel
Optional Activities at Munnar : Motor boat or speedboat ride at Mattupetty Dam, Elephant Safari, Bye-Cycle Riding, Trekking, Ayurveda Massage etc.
Shopping : Tea, coffee, Spices
Day 3 : Munnar to Thekkady
After breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Thekkady (110 kms / 3.30 hrs) which is also known as Periyar. Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the world’s most fascinating natural wildlife reserves. Enroute visit Devikulam, Signal view Point, Anayirangal Dam, Spice Plantations etc. Arrive and check in to hotel. Afternoon enjoys a boating (on own) at man made lake and this is the only wild life sanctuary in India where you can have the unique experience of viewing wildlife at close from the safety of a boat on the lake. The probable animals to watch are Bison, Gaur, Wild Elephants, Sambhar and a wide variety of birds. Evening free for shopping. Overnight at hotel.
Other activities available at Thekkady are : Boating at Lake Periyar, Spice Plantation tour, Ayurveda Massage, Martial Arts Kalaripayattu Show, Elephant ride, Nature Walk etc.
Shopping : Tea, Coffee, Spices, Antiques etc.
Day 4 : Thekkady to Kumarakom
Morning after breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Kumarakom (145 kms / 4 hrs) the backwater destination of Kerala. Arrive and check in to Houseboat which is also called as Kettuvallom (the boat will ready around 1200 hrs) and begin your journey through the picturesque backwaters and small lakes of Kerala. Your houseboat has a bedroom with attached toilet, a dining area cum sit out. There will be 3 accompanying staff in the boat. One driver, one helper and one cook. Lunch, Evening Tea, Snacks and Dinner will be cooked and served on board by the accompanying cook. overnight at Houseboat.
Day 5 :Kumarakom to Cochin
Morning after breakfast houseboat drop you at nearest Jetty around 0900 hrs where our car and driver wait for you, later come to Cochin (75 kms / 1.30 hrs) do Cochin sight seeing. interesting places to see are St. Francis Church, Jewish Synagogue, Jew Street, Dutch Palace, Chinese fishing nets etc later drop at Airport / Railway station to depart your home town.
Mattancherry Palace (Dutch Palace): Open 1000 – 1700 hrs; Closed on Fridays
Jewish Synagogue: Open 1000 – 1200 hrs; 1500 – 1700 hrs; Closed on Friday, Saturdays and Jewish holidays. Visitors to the Synagogue should be modestly dressed. Admission will be denied to men and women wearing short pants/skirts, sleeveless t-shirts/blouses.
PRICE AVAILABLE ON CALL
Package Cost : Per Person on Twin Sharing
Package Cost 3 Star – Hotels 4 Star – Hotels 5 Star – Hotels
Note: Above Itinerary is just indicative. Do not consider it as a Final Schedule. Date & Time of Tours can be changed by Local Agent / Tour Operator.