Three Nights / Four Days : Cochin – Munnar – Kumarakom – Houseboat – Cochin
Day 1 : Cochin to Munnar
Arrive Ernakulam Railway station / Cochin Airport, our executive 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 and Karadipara View Point. Also see Spice plantations, Rubber Plantations etc… Arrive and check into the hotel. Overnight at hotel
Day 2 : Munnar
After breakfast proceed for Munnar sightseeing. Morning visit the Mattupetty dam, Echo point and the Kundala Lake. Boating facilities are available at Mattupetty Dam. Later visit a tea factory and tea museum. Afternoon visit Nyayamakad water falls and Eravikulam National Park which is also known as Rajamala is the natural habitat of Nilgiri Thar. Nilgiri Thar can be observed very closely here. Evening free for shopping. Overnight at hotel
Optional Activities at Munnar : Motor boat or speedboat ride at Mattupetty Dam, Elephant Safari, Trekking, Ayurveda Massage etc.
Shopping : Tea, Coffee, Spices
Day 3 : Munnar to Kumarakom
Morning after breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Kumarakom (190 kms / 5 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 bedrooms 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 4 : Kumarakom to Cochin
Morning after breakfast houseboat drop you at Kumarakom Jetty around 0900 hrs where our car and driver wait for you, later drive to Cochin. If time permit Do Cochin sight seeing (will take around 3 hrs) visit St. Francis Church, Jewish Synagogue, Jew Street, Dutch Palace, Chinese fishing nets etc. later drop at Airport to depart your home town.
Shopping : Textile, Jewellery, Antique etc..
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.
End of Tour