9 Nights /
Covered : Cochin - Munnar - Periyar - Kumarakom - Alleppy
Day 1 : Cochin
Arrival at Kochi (Cochin) meet and assistance at the airport
/ railway station by our representative and transfer to your
Proceed for a half day sight seeing of Cochin by boat.
A few interesting sites included in the tour are the Chinese
fishing nets along the Vasco Da Gama Square, Santa Cruz
Basilica, St. Francis Church, VOC Gate, Bastion Bungalow
etc. Apart from these architectural splendors, an array of
restaurants serving fresh seafood is also popular among
tourists. The Chinese fishing nets erected on teak wood and
bamboo poles work on the principle of balance. Records say
they were first set up here between AD 1350 and 1450. Vasco
Da Gama Square, the narrow promenade that parallels the
beach, is the best place to watch the nets being lowered and
pulled out of the sea.
Over night stay at hotel.
Day 2 : Cochin to Munnar
130 km in 4 hr
Proceed to Munnar enjoying the scenic beauty & the marvelous
waterfalls, high mountains with the low flying clouds
In the evening you can go for sight seeing of Munnar which
includes the Raja Malai - a top peak of Munnar where you can
see Neel Thar (mountain goats). Other important places are
Muttupetty dam and Indo Swiss project (you can also enjoy
boating in the Lake) and witness tea gardens spread like a
green carpet over hundreds of kilometers.
is situated at the confluence of three mountain streams -
Mudrapuzha, Nallathani & Kundala. 1600 meter above sea level
this hill station was once the summer resort of the
erstwhile British Government in South India. Sprawling Tea
plantations, picture book towns, winding lanes, and holiday
facilities make this a popular resort town. Among the exotic
flora found in the forests and grasslands here is the
Neelakurinji. This flower which bathes the hills in the blue
every twelve years, will bloom next in 2006 AD. Munnar also
has the highest peak in South India - Anamudi, which towers
over 2695 m. Anamudi is an ideal spot for trekking.
Overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 3 : Munnar - Anamudi - Munnar
Morning, after breakfast, visiting of tea plantations,
Anamudi, Eravikulam National Park, Devikulam, Mattupetty,
Pallivasal, Pothamedu, Attukal etc.
Rest of the day will be at leisure.
Overnight stay at Munnar.
Day 4 : Munnar - Periyar (THEKKADY)
110 km in 3 hr
Morning, proceed to Periyar on the way visiting Idukki dam.
Check in at hotel on arrival. Periyar wildlife sanctuary is
home to nomadic tribes of wild elephant, boar, deer, the
great Indian tiger and more. Evening go for boat cruise in
the lake to watch wild animals.
Overnight stay will be at Periyar.
Day 5 : Periyar
Morning, after breakfast boating through Periyar lake -
Wildlife sanctuary. You can visit the rare species of plants
Afternoon visit spice plantations like cardamom, cinnamon,
pepper, coffee, tea estates etc. on your way back to the
hotel, you could stop at the local market and pick up some
Stay the night at Periyar.
Day 6 : Periyar - Kumarakom
130 km in 4 hr
Early morning proceed to Kumarakom. Reach and visit the Bird
Sanctuary. Proceed to the Vembanand Lake.
The backwaters of Kerala are a unique product of Kerala and
are found nowhere else in the world. Backwaters are a
network of lakes, canals and estuaries and deltas of
forty-four rivers that drain into the Arabian Sea. The
backwaters of Kerala are a self supporting Eco-system
teeming with aquatic life. The canals connect the villages
together and are still used for local transport. Over 900 km
of this labyrinthine water world is navigable.
Check into a traditional houseboat of Kerala Style and go on
a leisurely backwater cruise along the lake on a thatched
houseboat. The houseboat with all modern comforts lets you
discover the countryside at your own pace. You will have
lunch, dinner and breakfast in the Houseboat. A ride on the
houseboat is a fabulous way to explore the fascinating
beauty of the backwaters.
Cruise through the backwaters to Alleppy. Overnight will be
Day 7 : House Boat Cruise
Today also you will be cruising through the backwaters of
Kerala and stay overnight in the Houseboat.
Day 8 : Alleppey
Disembark the boat at the reception of the backwater resort
Alappuzha is famous for its boat races, houseboats, coir
products, fish and lakes. Alappuzha remains prominent on the
tourist trial of Kerala as one of the major centres for
backwater boat trips. "Kuttanad" in Alappuzha is one of few
places in the world where farming is done below sea level.
Kuttanad is a land of lush paddy fields and is called the
'Rice Bowl' of Kerala. Kuttanad stretches for 75 Km
sandwiched between the sea and the hills.
Check in at the resort. This resort is one of the finest one
in Alleppey Here you can enjoy the lively villages and
backwaters. Overnight will be at Alleppy.
Day 9 : Kochi
After breakfast proceed to Kochi. Reach and spend the day
shopping. In the evening proceed for KATHAKALI DANCE
Overnight will be at Kochi.
Day 10 : Departure
Breakfast will be at hotel. Visit Shiva Temple and transfer
to airport/railway station according to the timings of
- Twin sharing
accommodation at mentioned hotels
breakfasts at hotels
- Car at disposal
all through the tour till houseboat cruise
- Other transfers
allowance, parking and toll taxes
- All hotel and
speaking guides for sightseeing wherever required
- Service tax as
per government regulations
houseboat for two nights cruise
national park entrances
- All meals
during stay at houseboat
- Meet and assist
services on arrival & departure
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