Duration : 07 Days / 06 Nights
Route : Cochin – Munnar – Thekkady – Kumarakom – Alleppey - CochinBook Now
Day 01 : Arrive Cochin
Welcome to God’s Own Country upon arrival at Cochin airport Discovery Prime Tours representative will greet you and assist you towards your hotel. Later get ready for your sightseeing visit Jew Synagogue, Santa Cruz Basilica, Dutch Palace at Mattancherry, St. Francis Church, Chinese fishing net etc. Spend your evening watching Kathakali Dance performances .Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 02 : Cochin – Munnar (By Road 126 km approx 3.5 hrs)
After breakfast proceeds your drive to Munnar. A short drive will then take you to the beauteous hill station of Kerala known as Munnar. Munnar is known for its natural beauty, calmness and mild cold climate. Located in the south Western Ghats of India, Munnar is a charming hill station in the Idukki district of Kerala. The land blessed with natural splendour looks dazzling with rocky peaks, rolled mountains, manicured tea gardens and soothing mountain air. On your reach to Munnar check in to the hotel. Evening will be at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : Munnar
The day at Munnar begins with a sumptuous breakfast and will be followed by a sightseeing tour of the picturesque environs. Essentially a tea town, Munnar catches the visitor’s attention with its refreshing aroma first and then continues to impress with its beauty and placidity. The sightseeing plan for the day includes visit to pristine Mattupetty Lake and neighboring Swiss Livestock Project, a specialized dairy farm where about 100 varieties of high yielding cattle are reared. At the lake one gets the option of enjoying a boat ride and can also explore the nearby Eco Point. Also visit the breathtaking scenery of lush mountains of Eravikulam National Park. The park is a natural habitat to estimate half the world population of NilgiriTahr along with other ungulates such as Indian Muntjac and Sambar Deer. Other inhabitants of the park are Golden Jackal, Jungle Cat, Leopard, Tiger, Dhole and more. The region is worth paying a visit for both its enchanting flora and fauna.
Day 04 : Munnar – Thekkady (By Road 110 kms 3 hrs)
After breakfast check out and drive to Thekkady. Set on a jungle safari inside Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary situated on the banks of the Periyar Lake. The sanctuary is one of the biggest natural reserves in India which covers about 777 km squares. Home to myriad wild creatures this protected area lies in the middle of mountainous region of Cardamom Hills and is cradled with picturesque Periyar Lake. Animals such as elephant, sambar, gaur and wild boars and beauteous bird populations such as darters, cormorants, kingfishers and racket tailed Drongos have made the park their home. Spot these animals coming to the banks of Periyar Lake to quench their thirst while you sail on a boat in the pristine lake. Also, visit a spice plantation in the vicinity later and return to the hotel for night stay. Take a stroll around the local markets to pick souvenirs before you return to your hotel in the evening. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 : Thekkady – Kumarakom (by Road 122kms)
After morning breakfast, get driven to Kumarakom. Reach there and check in at the pre booked hotel. Enjoy sightseeing of the bird sanctuary. Rest of the days is at leisure for independent activities. You can also enjoy the optional ayurvedic body massage at the resort or around. You could also choose to explore the surrounding tribal villages, visit the nearby water bird sanctuary or ride through the narrow backwater channels through back of beyond Kerala. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 06 : Kumarakom – Alleppey
After breakfast at the hotel check in at the pre booked house boat. And enjoy this beautiful experience for rest of the day and relax. You will be transferred to Alleppey in the same houseboat floating on the beautiful backwaters of Kerala. Stay overnight at the house boat.
Day 07 : Alleppey – Cochin Airport
This morning check out from the houseboat and get driven to Cochin reach and get transferred to the Cochin airport for boarding your onward flight.