Munnar 2N (Athirapally day tour) - Thekkady 1N - Alleppey / Kumarkom 1N - Cochin 1N
Geography: Flanked by the Arabian Sea on the west and the mountains of the Western Ghats on the east, Kerala is undoubtedly the most beautiful place one can ever experience. This peninsular poetry sits in the southernmost lap of India and extends north-south along a coastline of 580 km with a varying width of 35 to 120 km approx. Imbued in the hot and wet coastal plains gradually rising in elevation to high hills of ever so soothing western ghats. Kerala has access to numerous backwater lagoons and lakes that put a surge on the beauty quotient of the place. Vembanadu lake living in the state of Kerala with an area of 260 sq.km turns out to be the longest lake of India.
About Kerala: Blessed with plush beaches and some of the most exotic places, it has got all the ingredients to acquire peace in today’s stress bloating life. Serene geographical features, impeccable cultural heritages and world class hospitality makes it a standard bearer for all the other getaway destinations.
Climate: Kerala stands in midst of greenery and mostly dons tropical climate. Situated in tropic region, it experiences humid tropical wet climate by major part of Earth’s rainforests. Kerala receives an average rainfall of 118 inches (3,000 millimeters) annually. Summers (February-May) and Monsoon (June- better part of October), it carries pleasant whether which easily dissipates all the hassles of life and put you in the state of peace.
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- Accommodation in Luxury Hotels
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Day 01: Cochin Airport to Munnar via Athirapally
Post arrival, travel to Athirapally.It is considered as land of river,forest and great waterfalls.It is the major attraction and lovable picnic spot. proceed to visit Athirapilly Waterfalls and Vazhachal Waterfalls. These waterfalls are formed on Chalakkudy River offering scenic natural beauty. Later proceed to Munnar.
Experience a beautiful cool drive and you will experience many cool drive on the way namely Vayara waterfalls, Cheeyappara waterfalls and colorful flowers in blossom garden.Malakapara Tea Gardens and Thumpurmuzhi Gardens are other attractions of Flora and fauna of the place.Rest of the day is kept for leisure and overnight stay is arranged.
Day 02: Munnar sightseeing
After breakfast spend the day with local sightseeing. Situated at the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundale, Munnar is 1600 Meter above sea level. This majestic hill station was once the summer resort of the British government in South India. Local sightseeing of Munnar includes visit to Mattupetty Dam, Kundale Lake and Echo point, Top Station. Afternoon proceed to Rajamalai where the rarest species of mountain goat, "Nilgiri Thars", can be spotted. Overnight stay is arranged at Munnar.
Day 03: Munnar to Thekkady (100kms/3 hrs. approx.)
Head towards Thekkady post breakfast. Hotel check-in at Thekkady to prepare for the remaining day. Later day highlight includes destinations like Periyar wildlife sanctuary with elephant, boar, deer, the great Indian tiger sightings up for grabs. Mullaperiyar dam’s iconic structure is worth watching. Night stay would be arranged at Thekkady.
Day 04: Thekkady to Alleppey-Kumarkom (140kms/4 hrs. approx.)
The fun would keep on striking with drive to Alleppey. Rightly known as ‘Venice of East’ for its innate scenery, Alleppey would be ready to allure you with its path breaking artistry, palm-fringed backwaters and rustic houseboats. Calm your senses with a rest of the day stay in the houseboat. Nightfall would self multiply its own charm with the dinner and sleepover in the houseboat itself.
Day 05: Alleppey–Kumarkom to Cochin (60kms/1.30 hrs. approx.)
The penultimate day would take us back to Cochin. Hotel check-ins for refreshments. Day-long attractions will be filled with places like Fort Cochin, navy museum, St Francis church, Chinese fishing net, Santa clause basilica, Mattancherry palace, Jewish synagogue, Marian drive, Marine walkway, boating, Tripunitura hill palace. Ladies can put their shopping caps on for the entire evening in the markets of Cochin. Night stay will be arranged.
Day 06: Cochin Departure
Post breakfast, a drive to the airport would see the end to this pompous journey.