Duration : 7 Days / 6 Nights
Destinations : Cochin - Athirappally -Munnar - Periyar - Alappuzha - Kumarakam
It is a special package of 6 nights and 7 days, this package covers major tour destinations of Kerala like Cochin, Athirappally, Munnar, Periyar, Alaapy, Kumarakom, Kovalam and Kanyakumari, the southern point of Indian sub continent. It includes a cruise through the back waters in Kerala style House Boat. It explore all the natural beauties of Kerala like Beaches, Hill stations, Back waters,Waterfalls, monuments, wild life..Etc.
DAY 01: Arrival Cochin
On Arrival at Cochin Airport / Railway Station - You will be greeted by our representative and transfer to your hotel. Check in to Hotel at Cochin. Relax and unwind. Today, go for an optional sightseeing tour to explore the many fascinating highlights of Cochin which include - The Jewish Synagogue in what is locally called the Jew Town, St. Francis Church which is the oldest European Church in India, the Santa Cruz Basilica built in 1557 by the Portuguese, the Dutch Palace and the 15th century Chinese fishing nets. Overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 02: Cochin - Athirappally (80Kms) - Cochin
After breakfast drive to Athirapally and Vazhachal Waterfalls. The most famous waterfalls of Kerala, Athirapally and Vazhachal are situated on the Chalakudy River,which originates from the upper reaches of the western Ghates.At the entrance to the Sholayar ranges is the largest waterfall in Kerala, Athirappally, which stands tall at 80 feet. Just a short drive from Athirappally, the Vazhachal waterfall is close to dense green forests that are home to many endangered and endemic species of flora and fauna.This is the only place in the Western Ghats where four endangered Hornbillspecies are seen. Evening come back to hotel.
Day 03: Cochin-Munnar
Today after breakfast check out from hotel. Drive to Munnar a hill station located 1600 meters above sea level. Once the summer resort of the erstwhile British administration in South India it still retains its colonial charm and is famous for its tea plantations, rolling hills, picture postcard hamlets and undulating valleys. Check into your hotel and unwind.
Day 04: Munnar
Today you could take a visit to Tea Gardens, Mattupetty Lake, Dam, Echo Point, Kundale Lake, Blossom Garden, Rajamalai (home to the endangered Nilgiri Thar mountain goat amongst others), Wild Life Sanctuary. Overnight stay in Hotel.
Day 05: Munnar - Periyar (Thekkady) (100kms)
After breakfast check out from the hotel. Visit the tea museum, take a short trip to the Eravikulam National Park or simply walk through the tea estates. Drive to Periyar an area known for its undulating hills, spice plantations, and elephant sightings. One of the 27 tiger reserves in India, the Periyar valley in Thekkady is the oldest. Check into your hotel.
Day 06: Periyar - Alappuzha (Alappy) (164Kms) - Kumarakom (30Kms)
Breakfast and check out from hotel. Drive to Alleppey and embark on your private houseboat and cruise on the Backwaters, a splendid area full of canals, lakes and coves. Your houseboats or 'Kettuvalloms' are luxurious boats with well appointed bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms.The meals will be served in the boat at free of coast. You can sunbathe on the deck or observe the palm fringed landscape from your cabins. Apart from the mesmerizing surroundings it's the life along the backwaters that makes this a fascinating experience. Overnight on board.
Day 07: Kumarakom - Departure (76Kms)
After breakfast disembark from houseboat and travel to Cochin Airport/Railway Station.