COCHIN to MUNNAR – 140 KMS / 4 HRS
Arrive Cochin Airport or Ernakulam Railway Station, assisting all arrival formalities, and you will be transferred to Munnar by surface. A 4 hour scenic/picturesque drive to Munnar through hill station. On the way visit Pine Apple Garden, Rubber Plantations, Spice Plantations, Valara Falls, Cheeyappara Falls. Arrival at a place which is called ‘nature’s lavers paradise’. On arrival at Munnar, check in at Hotel. Later in the day free for leisure. Overnight at Hotel in Munnar.
MUNNAR SIGHT SEEING
Morning depart to enjoy full day sight seeing tour of Munnar visiting Madupetty Dam/Lake, Echo Point, Gundala Lake, Photo Point, Elephant Arrival Spot, Cinema Shooting Point Affter noon .Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park – famous for Nilgiri Tahr(Wild goat), Anaimudi Peak – South India’s Highest Peak, over night stay at hotel
Munnar to Thekkady |120Kms 04Hrs Drive
Once you have had the breakfast, we will take you to Thekkady. The drive will last about 4 hours during which we will have plenty of options for sightseeing. The Lockhart Tea factory, Anayirangal Lake and Lockhart Gap View are some of the places clad in natural splendour that you can see en route. After lunch at Thekkady, you can have some exciting time by going on a boat ride on the expansive waters of the Periyar dam. The two hours of boating will give you a myriad of opportunities to observe wild animals grazing, drinking water and coming down from the dense forest that fence the lake. Programmes such as nature walk, bamboo rafting and Periyar tiger trail are organized by the forest department, here. There are also several plantation tourism activities promoted by private agencies for the tourists in Thekkady.Your overnight stay is arranged at Thekkady. Booking tickets in advance to avoid any last minute concerns is advised for Thekkady boating. To book, visit: www.periyarfoundation.org. Optional Activities on Extra Cost: Martial Arts, Kathakali, Elephant Safari, Jeep Safari
Thekkady to Alleppey |160Kilometers 05Hrs Drive| Recommend to start by 08am
From Thekkady, after having breakfast, we will drive to another exciting place in Kerala to enjoy the scenic beauty of the backwaters—Alleppey, the Venice of the East. Endowed with diverse water bodies, intricate inland waterways, labyrinths of rivulets, and lakes, Alleppey will undoubtedly be embossed to your heart forever. The expansive stretches of green paddy fields, lines of coconut palms amidst the backwaters will make you fall in love with Alleppey and her immaculate beauty over and over again. You can also surely enjoy the exotic cuisine of Alleppey. Your overnight stay is arranged at a hotel in Alleppey. If you so whish, you can go on a Canoe Cruise for extra cost.
HOUSEBOAT(ALLEPPEY) to KOVALAM – 175 KMS / 4 HRS
Morning disemperk from the Houseboat at boat jetty. Visit Alleppey Beach. Proceed to Kovalam. Kovalam truly capture the essence of Kerala. This internationally renowned beach has been favorite haunt of tourists since 1930’s. A beach paradise with boundless blue of the Arabian Sea and is a sheltered natural bay. On arrival check in at Hotel. Day free for leisure. Overnight at Hotel in Kovalam
KOVALAM/TRIVANDRUM SIGHT SEEING
Later depart to enjoy half day sight seeing city tour of Trivandrum visiting Palace Museum & Zoo, Padmanabha Swami Temple. Evening visit the spectacular Kovalam & Shangumugam Beach. Kovalam offers breathtaking backwaters, lush landscapes, coconut palms and pristine beaches. Overnight at Hotel in Kovalam.
KOVALAM to TRIVANDRUM - 20 KMS / 1 HRS
Later proceed to Trivandrum. Bid farewell to this serene land as your holidays comes to an end as you get transferred to Trivandrum Airport or Railway Station for your onward journey back to home.