HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TOUR Short break at Cheeyappara and Valara Waterfalls Munnar Sightseeing includes: Eravikulam National Park, Tata Tea Museum, Mattupetty Dam, Echo…
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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TOUR
- Short break at Cheeyappara and Valara Waterfalls
- Munnar Sightseeing includes: Eravikulam National Park, Tata Tea Museum, Mattupetty Dam, Echo point, Rose garden, Kundala Dam
- Periyar wildlife sanctuary
- Exclusive Kerala Traditional houseboat cruise with all meal
- Fort Kochi Heritage Tour
DAY 1: ARRIVAL AT COCHIN TO MUNNAR (135 KM – 3:00 HRS)
Welcome to God’s Own Country – Morning arrive at Cochin International Airport, you would be met by our representative and proceed to Munnar (around 3:00 hrs. drive). Munnar is arguably the ideal starting point for exploring the unfathomable diversity and beauty of Kerala, and it is a hill station - breathtakingly beautiful - a haven of peace and tranquillity - the idyllic tourist destination in God's own country set at an altitude of 6000 ft. En- route you will stop at Cheeyappara and Valara Waterfalls for a short break.
Afternoon proceed to visit the Tata Tea Factory Museum, Mattupetty Dam and Echo Point.
Later check in to resort and relax.
Overnight stay at Munnar
DAY 2: IN MUNNAR
Morning after breakfast proceed for a sightseeing tour of Munnar, starting with the Eravikulam National Park, Kundala dam, Rose Garden, Munnar Town and the town market where you can purchase the spices.
Later we would drop you back at the hotel. Rest of the day at free for independent activities.
Overnight stay at Munnar
DAY 3: MUNNAR TO THEKKEDY (135KM – 4:00 HRS)
Morning after breakfast, check out and proceed to Thekkady (around 4:00 hrs. drive).
Thekkady, one of India's major wildlife sanctuaries, picturesque plantations of tea, cardamom, pepper, cloves and cinnamon in the High Ranges and hill towns that hold great opportunities for treks and mountain walks.
On arrival, check into the hotel. Afternoon proceed to visit the Periyar Wildlife sanctuary. Enjoy a boating through the lake in Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary to see the wildlife in close range. Elephants, wild boar, bison are the main attraction here.
Later transfer back to resort and overnight stay.
Overnight stay at Thekkady
DAY 4: THEKKEDY TO ALLEPPEY (140KM - 4:00 HRS)
After an early breakfast, check out of the hotel in Thekkady and proceed to Alleppey known as the ‘Venice of the East’ (around 4:00 hrs. drive). Alleppey is well known for backwaters and Kerala Traditional Houseboat.
On reaching Alleppey check in to the Houseboat. Cruise along the backwaters to enjoy the countryside. The personal chef on the houseboat will prepare delicious Kerala style cuisine for you on board.
Overnight stay at the Houseboat.
DAY 5: ALLEPPEY TO KOCHI
After breakfast checkout from the hotel and drive to the commercial capital and the largest cosmopolitan city of Kerala, Fort Kochi where you could see Chinese fishing net, local fish market. Some handicrafts, perfumes etc. can also be bought here. You will visit St. Francis Church, walk along the heritage zone to beach, visit Chinese fishing nets, see the fish stalls at Fort Kochi. Dutch palace, Jew Town and Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica at Mattancherry.
Evening transfer back to hotel and overnight stay.
DAY 6: COCHIN DEPARTURE
Morning after breakfast, check out from the hotel as per the hotel checkout time. After the shopping at Lulu Mall/ Broad way proceed to airport for your return flight.
**END OF TOUR**
TOUR COST INCLUDES:
- Meet and assistance on arrival
- Accommodation at above mentioned hotel / similar category hotel
- Daily breakfast at residing hotel
- One – night stay at exclusive Kerala traditional houseboat with all meals
- All transfers, tours and excursions using: Indigo Similar - vehicle will be provided for 1-3, Innova will be provided for 4-5 and traveller will be provided for 6 Pax.
- Toll, Parking and driver Bata
- All currently applicable taxes including Government service tax (5% GST)
TOUR COST EXCLUDES:
- Any meal other than specified above.
- Guide and Entrance charges as per the itinerary.
- Expenses personal in nature like telephone, laundry bills, table drinks, camera fees, Jungle Safaris etc.
- Services not specified above.
- Air Ticket and Visa
- Travel Insurance
Mattupetty Lake - choose from speedboats and motorboats
Carmelagiri Elephant Park – Take An Elephant Safari
Tea Museum- fascinating experience of plucking tea leaves and tasting different types of tea
Hot air balloon adventure in Munnar
Cycling at Munnar
Tree House Stay
Jeep safari and trekking
Bamboo Rafting and Hiking in Thekkady
Spice Plantation visit
Tribal Heritage Tour
Jeep safari to Gavi (program takes place around 6am to 5pm and includes breakfast as well as lunch for the tourists)
One Hour with Elephant (includes elephant rides, elephant bath, photo sessions, elephant shower, and elephant feeding)
Evening cultural show (Kathakali, Kalaripayattu, etc)
Canoe Boat-ride in the ethereal backwaters
Taste Toddy – The Authentic Drink
Witness Coir Making
Kumbalangi Village Visit
Watch a Traditional Dance Performance
Go on a Sunset Cruise
Watching Dolphins at Cherai Beach in Cochin
Wonderla Amusement Park in Cochin