Kerala Known for the scenic beauty, natural beauty and other attractions, Kerala tourism never had to look back ever in its growth. Kerala…
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Known for the scenic beauty, natural beauty and other attractions, Kerala tourism never had to look back ever in its growth. Kerala is known for its densely forested mountain ranges comprising the Western Ghats and covering tropical evergreen, deciduous and semi-deciduous jungles that are home to some rare, exotic plant life and wildlife species. These hill stations and high range zones are the favourite haunts of nature and wildlife enthusiasts.
The high and rugged Western Ghats endow the state with a number of Hillstations, which unlike the rest of the state have a high rate of tourist influx during the summer months. On these hill slopes are cultivated expansive stretches of coffee, tea, rubber and fragrant spices such as cardamom, pepper and clove. Kerala tourism promotes long chain of lush, mid-clad hill stations that are home to exotic wildlife. Kerala offer the most enchanting experience of nature in all its virgin beauty.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL AT COCHIN TO MUNNAR
On your arrival at Cochin International Airport, you would be met by our representative and proceed to Munnar (around 4 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. In Idukki district, Munnar was the favoured summer resort of the erstwhile British rulers in the colonial days.
En- route you will stop at Cheeyappara and Valara Waterfalls for a short break. On arrival 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 Mattupetty Dam (Boating is available and can be done on direct payment basis), Eravikulam national Park, Tea Factory, Kundala dam, Munnar Town and the town market after which we would drop you back at the hotel.
Overnight stay at Munnar
DAY 3: MUNNAR TO THEKKEDY
Morning after breakfast, check out and proceed to Thekkady (around 3 hrs. drive).
Thekkady, one of India's major wildlife sanctuaries, sprawled over an area of 777sq.kms is rich in varied flora and fauna. It is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India and spread across the entire district are 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.
Optional sightseeing – Plantation tour, Elephant ride, Kalarippayattu show etc. (on direct payment)
Later transfer back to resort and overnight stay.
Overnight stay at Thekkady
DAY 4: THEKKEDY TO ALLEPPEY
After an early breakfast, check out from the hotel in Thekkady Afterwards proceed to Alleppey known as the ‘Venice of the East’. Alleppey is well known for backwaters and houseboat
On reaching Alleppey check in to Kerala traditional houseboat. Cruise through the back waters for 4 hrs.
During the cruise, you can see skilled fishermen launching their cockshell boats, large flotillas of ducks waddling down to the water from thatched
houses on the banks, women neck-deep in water, with their waist-length hair
heaped in a crown, searching for fish with their feet and aimless cattle grazing in lush pastureland, where white lotuses lie here and there in small, low-lying pools. The personal chef on the houseboat will prepare delicious Kerala style cuisine for you on board.
Overnight stay at houseboat.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, tea and snacks, dinner
DAY 5: ALLEPPEY TO COCHIN DEPARTURE
After breakfast checkout from the hotel and proceed to Cochin Airport for your return flight. Meal: Breakfast
- Accommodation in well appointed (category) rooms of the hotel on Double sharing.
- Daily breakfast at residing hotel.
- One-night stay in deluxe houseboat at Alleppey will all meals
- All transfers, tours and excursions using AC Sedan with driver at all destinations, as per itinerary
- Toll, Parking and driver Bata.
- 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
- All currently applicable taxes including Government service tax (5% GST)