Kumarakom - Munnar - Cochin - Thekkady - Periyar
On your arrival at the Cochin Airport our representative will receive you. Drive to Munnar (140 km – 04 Hours drive) and check in to the hotel on arrival. Spend the day at leisure. Overnight stay is arranged in Munnar.
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 Mattupetty Dam, Kundale Lake and Echo point. Afternoon proceed to Rajamalai were the rarest species of mountain goat, "Nilgiri Thars", can be spotted. Overnight stay is arranged at Munnar.
After early breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Thekkady (110 km– 03 Hours drive), on arrival check into the hotel. Spend the afternoon with 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, Bamboo Rafting, Trekking and Elephant Ride can be done on an extra cost.. Overnight stay is arranged in Thekkady.
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Kumarakom (170 km – 04 hours drive), on arrival check into the hotel. Spend the day with local sightseeing in and around Kumarakom - a tiny backwater hamlet perched on the western banks of the Vembanadu Lake. The stretch of backwater is spread over 900 sq. km. Choose a canoe, motor boat or houseboat and devour the beauty of this backwater paradise at its best. Overnight stay is arranged in Kumarakom.
Early morning, around 6.00 am, proceed for bird sanctuary visit. After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Cochin Airport (85 km – 2 ½ hours drive) for onward journey.