Cochin, Munnar, Thekkady, Kumarakom/Alleppey, Cochin
You will be picking from Cochin Airport and transfer to the hotel. Spend the afternoon with local sightseeing in and around Cochin - the Queen of Arabian Sea, this is one of the finest natural harbors in the World and was one of the major centers for commerce and trade with British, Chinese, Portugese, Dutch, etc. Sightseeing attractions in Cochin include Dutch Palace [closed on Friday & Saturday], Jewish Synagogue [closed on Friday & Saturday], Jewish Street, St. Francis Church [closed on Sunday], Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica [closed on Sunday]and Chinese Fishing Nets. Overnight stay is arranged in Cochin.
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Munnar (04 Hrs drive). On the way enjoy some waterfalls and natural scenic spots. On arrival at Munnar check into Hotel and relax for the rest of the day. Overnight stay at the hotel will be arranged.
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 Rose Garden, Photo Point, Honey Tree, Mattupetty Dam, Echo point, Kundale Lake. Afternoon proceed to Rajamalai were the rarest species of mountain goat, "Nilgiri Tahrs", can be spotted. Overnight stay is arranged at Munnar.
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 wild life reserves. The Periyar wild life sanctuary in Thekkady is spread across 777 sq km of which 360 sq km is thick ever green forest. Noted for its geomorphology, diversity of wild life 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.
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Alleppey (04 Hrs). Set out on an enchanting overnight backwater cruise in traditionally decorated houseboats. Check in time is 01:00 PM and cruise starts with lunch. While cruising, let your eyes settle for the bowed-down paddy fields, local inhabitants, rustic homes, ancient churches / temples and swaying coconut groves. Food will be served on-board. Overnight stay in the houseboat.
After breakfast check out from the House Boat and drive to Cochin Airport for your flight back home, feeling contented about a wonderful holiday you spent in the God's Own Country. [Guest can choose for Cochin sightseeing on the last day / first day depend on their departure / arrival timing.
|DESTINATION||LUXURY HOTELS||ROOM CATEGORY|
|Cochin||Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort||Golfview Room|
|Munnar||KTDC Teacounty||Deluxe Room|
|Thekkady||KTDC Aranya Nivas||Deluxe Room|
|Alleppey||AC Deluxe Houseboat||Deluxe Room|