No.of Days: 8 Night and 9 Days Kerala Package
Destinations: Cochin - Munnar – Thekkady – Kumarakom (House Boat) Alleppey – Cochin
Day 1:Cochin / Kochi
Kerala tour starts from Cochin. Arrival at Cochin International Airport. There you can meet our representative who will assist you to the hotel / resort booked for you. The rest of the day either you can relax in your room or go out and enjoy the pleasant ambiance outside. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2 : Cochin - Munnar (4 hour journey)
Morning start a wonderful journey to Munnar, the most popular hill station in South India which is 135 km away from Cochin. The journey to Munnar itself is a refreshing experience with the sight of green valleys, misty mountains, tea, coffee and cardamom plantations, exotic waterfalls etc. After reaching Munnar check into the premium mountain resort which provides you the beautiful sight of river, hill or valley. Overnight stay at resort.
Day 3 : Munnar
After a delicious breakfast leave to the beautiful destinations in Munnar. Rajamalai - a beautiful peak surrounded by lush green vegetation, Eravikulam Wildlife Sanctuary which is famous for the endangered habitat Nilgiri Tahr and many rare flora and fauna, the enchanting beauty of Mattupetty lake and dam, Echo point one another popular attraction of nature lovers, Kundala lake - the beautiful blue lake nestled among the dense forest and Blossom garden - nature lovers paradise are some of the beautiful places we will see on this day. Overnight stay in the same resort for a wonderful tomorrow.
Day 4 : Munnar - Thekkady ( Three hour journey)
Next morning check out the resort and move towards Thekkady. Thekkady ‘The City of Spices’ is a wonderful hill station with unending chains of hills, spice scented plantations, wide variety of wild life and many more. Thekkady is most famous for its wild life reserve. Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is one among world’s most fascinating natural wildlife reserve.This is the only sanctuary in India which provides the unique experience of viewing wildlife in close quarters from the safety of boat in the lake. The greatest attraction is the large herd of elephants coming to the edge of the lake. Also there are many other animals like tiger, languor etc. The journey through the spice scented plantations with cool mountain breeze is a refreshing experience. Night stay at the resort.
Day 5 : Thekkady - Kumarakom (Four hour journey)
Morning start the fabulous journey to Kumarakom, a place with natural beauty and serenity. Kumarakom is a cluster of islands on Vembanad lake dotted with plenty of rice boats and canoes. The blue backwaters in Kumarakom is mind blowing. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, an ornithologist's paradise is a favourite haunt of migratory birds as well as local birds.
Day 6 : Kumarakom
At the greenery of Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary which spread across 14 acres watching all the beautiful rare migratory birds like Siberian stork, egret, darter, heron and teal along with local birds like like waterfowl, cuckoo, owl and the water duck. After all the wonderful sights back to the resort / hotel.
Day 7 : Kumarakom - Aleppey :
Morning check out from the hotel and directly check into the air conditioned houseboat. Breath taking beauty of serene backwaters along with the wonderful sight of tall coconut trees, green paddy fields, colourful birds and lagoons can be explored completely with the houseboat cruise.Overnight stay at houseboat offers you the sights of splendid sunset and waxing moonlight. Houseboat journey also reveals some interesting facts about the simple village life of the local people. Kerala tour is not complete without a fabulous houseboat cruise through the beautiful backwaters in here. You will be provided with lunch, dinner and breakfast on board.
Day 8 : Aleppey - Cochin
Check out from the house boat with beautiful memories you can cherish life long. Then directly check into the hotel in Cochin. You will be amused by the charm of Cochin city. The colonial buildings of Cochin built by the Portuguese, Dutch and English rulers are a true delight to watch. Few among them we will watch in this journey. Mattancheri Palace also called as dutch palace is an architectural beauty with fine collection of mural paintings depicting Hindu epics from Mahabharatha and Ramayana. Chinese Fishing net, a 10 meter long fishing net looks like hammocks usually used for a unique and unusual method of fishing is one of the most popular attraction in Cochin. Bolghatty Palace situated on the Bolghatty Islands, one among the oldest existing palaces built by the Dutch in India. With the spectacular backwaters of Kochi as the background, the scenery around the palace is wonderful. Jewish Synagogue, Hill Palace, Museum and Willington isle are some of the other fabulous places we can see in Cochin during our journey. The European heritage and the attractive sights of Cochin take us to another world. After a wonderful day spend in this beautiful city move back to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 9 : Departure (Cochin Airport )
After breakfast move into Cochin Airport with some of the beautiful memories of your life and with a hope to visit this wonderful land once more.