Munnar 2N - Thekaddy 1N - Alleppey / Kumarakom 1N - Cherai 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.
- Private Car
- Accommodation in Luxury Hotels
- Meals mentioned in plan
- Guide on demand
- Services not mentioned in the inclusions list
- Meals not mentioned in the inclusions list
- Entry tickets and activity charges at sightseeing places
- Cost due to any natural / political / medical crisis
Day 01: Arrival at Cochin and proceed to Munnar (04 Hrs)
You will be picking from Cochin Airport / Ernakulam railway station and driving to Munnar (04 Hrs drive) with a slight halt at Valera to sooth your eyes with Cheeyappara waterfalls and impeccable Tea Plantations. . On the way enjoy some waterfalls and natural scenic spots. On arrival at Munnar check into the Hotel and relax for the rest of the day. Overnight stay at the hotel will be arranged.
Day 02: Munnar Local
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 Thekaddy (04 Hrs)
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Thekkady (04 Hrs); on arrival check in to the hotel. Proceed for the sightseeing tour of Thekkady - one of the world's most fascinating wildlife reserves. The Periyar wildlife sanctuary in Thekkady is spread across 777 sq km of which 360 sq km is thick evergreen forest. Noted for its geomorphology, diversity of wildlife and scenic beauty, the sanctuary was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1978. Optional activities like Boating at Periyar Lake, Spice Plantation visit and Elephant Ride can be done at an extra cost. Overnight stay is arranged in Thekkady.
Day 04: Thekkady to Alleppey - Kumarakom (04 Hrs)
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Alleppey - Kumarakom (05 Hrs Drive). Check in to the Houseboat for overnight stay. Meals will be served on the houseboat only. Alleppey and Kumarakom are small towns situated on a tiny backwater hamlet perched on the western banks of the Vembanadu Lake. The stretch of backwater is spread over 900 sq. km. Choose a canoe, motor boat or a houseboat and devour the beauty of this backwater paradise at its best. Overnight stay is arranged in Kumarakom.
Day 05: Alleppey - Kumarakom to Cherai Beach (04 Hrs); En-route visit Cochin sightseeing
After breakfast, check-out from the houseboat and proceed to Cherai. En-route visit Cochin local sightseeing places: Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Jewish Street, St. Francis Church and Chinese Fishing Nets. Proceed to Cherai. Relax at the beach in the evening and enjoy the sunset. Overnight stay is arranged at Cherai beach.
Day 06: Cherai to Airport for Drop
After breakfast, proceed to the airport to catch the departure flight. Tour ends with happy memories.