Arrival Cochin to munnar
Upon arrival at the Cochin airport or railway station, our executive will welcome you and accompany you on your journey to Munnar, a scenic drive that takes around 4 hours(around 130Km). Throughout the journey enjoy beautiful streams small water falls, Rubber, Pepper cardamom and Tea plantations and thick forests. Once you arrive at Munnar, check into your resort and relax for a while. Later in the evening, visit the Tea Museum to learn how tea is processed, from raw fresh tea leaves to final packaging. You can also explore Munnar town and shop for spices and handmade chocolates. Spend the night in the comfortable accommodations of your Munnar resort.
After having delicious breakfast visit for a full day sightseeing trip of Munnar to enjoy beautiful mist kissing romantic green tea plantaion- mind-blowing hills sleeping under green carpet. Overnight stay at Munnar.
Munnar Places to visit:-
Mattupetty Lake & Mattupetty Dam: Mattupetty is located apprx 13 km away from Munnar. Here you can enjoy the greenish valleys and feel the fabulous climate around.
The main attraction of Mattupetty is the dam and the lake here where you can do lots of activity like boating, horse riding.
Echo Point: Next to the Mattupetty Dam (15 km from Munnar), on the way to top station from Munnar lies on the banks of a serene lake and offers a panoramic view of the surrounding hills.
Kundala Lake & Kundala Dam: 23 km from Munnar, This Lake is very beautiful amidst lush jungles. Each trip lasts around 30 min and will be closed at 4:30PM
Blossom Park: Beautiful gardens with rare varieties of plants and flowers, shady trees.
Munnar Elephant Ride: Munnar is well known for the elephant rides. It costs approximately 100 INR to 450 INR per person
Rajamalai Eravikulam National Park: See Nilgiri Thar - an endangered species of mountain goats, rolling grasslands and sholas, spread over 97 sq km in the Rajamalai hills, rare flora and fauna, Atlas moth (largest in the world), The entry fees is approximately 125 INR per person
Note: Eravikulam National Park is closed from 01 Jan to 28 Feb every year.
Munnar to Thekkady
Early Morning check out from Hotel after breakfast and we take you to Thekkady (125 Kms / 4 Hrs) drive through panoramic western ghat hills covered with spice plantations and occasional view of water falls and streams. On arrival at Thekkady checks into Hotel. Whistles of birds and murmurings of wild animals will cherish your mind with happiness. Overnight stay at Thekkady.
Thekkady (Periyar) Places to visit:
Thekkady Wildlife Boating: The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the best places for viewing wild animals. The boating fees is apprx 255 INR per person
Thekkady Spice Garden: The spice plantations of Thekkady are a huge draw for travelers from all over the world. The entry fees is apprx 100 INR per person
Kathakali Show: Kathakali Show is the classical dance-drama of Kerala. The entry fees is approximately 200 INR per person
Kalaripayattu Show: Kalarippayattu is the martial art of Kerala. The entry fees is approximately 200 INR per person
Jungle Jeep Safari: The jeep safari to gavi is the major off-the-track destination ideal for a wilderness. It costs approximately 2000 INR per person inclusive of food
Thekkady Ayurvedic Body Massage: Thekkady offers you an opportunity to experience the world class natural ayurvedic body massage. It package cost starts from 2000 INR per person
Thekkady to Alleppey
Morning early after breakfast check out from Hotel and move to alleppey/kumarakom for Houseboat check in . Rest of the day at leisure on the House Boat. Sit back and relax while the boat cruises through the narrow serene backwater canals. Lunch, Evening Tea/Coffee with snacks, dinner and enjoy your evening on the sundeck away from polluted cities and maddening crowd .Only disturbance will be twinkle of a shining star or diving of fish around you to say hello by waving its tail from the lake. Overnight stay on House Boat.
Check in at 12.30 hours
After brief introduction about the trip, start the cruise
Relax and enjoy the canals and rivers and backwater
13.30 hours stop for lunch ( traditional Kerala fish curry or pure Veg meals) time
14.30 hours cruise continues trip covering beautiful rivers and canals with palm trees and small houses near to it, villages paddy fields, churches etc..
You can also buy fresh prawns, crab, karimeen from local fishermen and chef will make it tastier fish curry or fry for your dinner
At 18.00 hours houseboat will anchor in an isolated area till the next day morning 7.30 hours.
Alleppey to Kovalam
8.00 hours breakfast
9.00 hours check out and end of your cruise in houseboat and leaving houseboat .
Morning at leisure on House Boat experience the pollution free air and after a good breakfast at 0900 Hrs check out from houseboat and we transfer you to Kovalam (190 Kms / 4.5 Hrs) this journey is through costal areas with coconut trees and view of lagoons and palm fringed Arabian sea. On arrival at Kovalam check into Hotel. Rest of the day at leisure on the beach at Kovalam. Overnight stay at Kovalam
Kovalam Places to visit:
Kovalam beach: Three curve shaped beaches, alienated by stony outcroppings, from the major attraction of this coastal resort. the beaches, especially the southern most part of lighthouse beach.
After breakfast and after local sightseeing proceed to Trivandrum, Padmanabhaswamy Temple overnight stay at kovalam.
Morning Check Out from hotel and proceed to onward destination and cover some local sightseeing (as per time availability)drop at Cochin/Trivandrum Airport.