Cochin - Munnar - Thekkady - Kumarakom - Cochin
Our representative will receive you at the Cochin Airport / Ernakulam railway station (depend on your arrival place) and drive down to Munnar (4 ½ hrs). On arrival, check into the hotel and relax for the rest of the day. Overnight stay at the hotel will be arranged.
Morning explore the picturesque hill station. Your sightseeing itinerary will include the Rajamala Hills (also known as Evarikulam National Park) / Anaimudi (2,695 m) - South India’s highest peak, and the Madupetty Dam, Echo point, Pothemedu view point, Blosson Park, Tea Museum. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast proceed to Thekkady / Periyar, a highly picturesque resort ideal for unwinding. Upon arrival you will be taken to resort. In the evening simmer down and get refreshed enjoying a boat safari (on supplement cost if not include with the tour) in the scenic Periyar Lake, occasionally winning the glance of some rare varieties of birds and animals at Periyar National Park. Return to hotel for an overnight stay.
After a refreshing breakfast, leave for Kumarakom, a land lying on the banks of Lake Vembanad, enveloped with stunning scenery. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, a home to thousand and more of rare species of birds, is also included in the itinerary. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
After a refreshing breakfast, set out on an enchanting overnight backwater cruise in traditionally decorated houseboats. Check in at 1300 hours – cruise start with lunch. While cruising in these floating luxury-villas, let your eyes settle for the rare and the unusual - skim past Chinese fishing nets, bowed-down paddy fields, local inhabitants engaged in making coir products, rustic homes, ancient temples and swaying coconut groves. Food will be served onboard. Overnight stay in the houseboat
After a refreshing breakfast served onboard, check out from the houseboat and drive to Cochin Airport / railway station (depend on your departure place) for your flight / train back home, feeling contented about a wonderful holiday you spent in the “God’s Own Country”.