Overview

Its lush beauty is simply a complement to its rich traditions, legends and culture. ‘India-lite’ is how the state, in the far southwest of India, is often billed in tourist literature. Visibly more prosperous and better organised than most of the rest of the country, it boasts the highest rates of literacy and standards of living in the nation, with among the top GDP – a consequence of the remittance cheques sent home each month by emigrant workers in the Gulf states.

4 Nights 5 Days Customize Dates Kochi, Kerala
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Accommodation in twin/ double sharing in mention / similar hotels.
  • Daily Breakfast Lunch & Dinner at all places
  • All toll tax, parking fees & driver allowances
  • All applicable hotel taxes

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Any other expenses which are not specified in the package inclusions
  • Expense of personal nature such as laundry, mini bar etc.
  • GST @ 5.0 %
Highlights
What makes this tour special

Kerala’s attractions are focused mainly in the south, within easy distance of the capital, Thiruvananthapuram, where the beautiful white-sand beaches around the resort of Kovalam attract streams of sun worshippers throughout the winter months and the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary draws tiger-spotters. 

Further north, the densely populated backwaters area forms a distinctive tropical environment, its tangled canals, rivulets and lakes screened from the main transport routes of the coastal strip by a wall of intense greenery. A fleet of converted rice boats cruise these idyllic waterways, allowing you to explore the region in great comfort and style from towns such as Kollam and Alappuzha. 

The backwaters peter out as they approach Kerala’s biggest city, Kochi (formerly Cochin), a sprawling metropolis divided between modern Ernakulam on the mainland, and the historic district of Fort Cochin across the water. Lined by some of India’s oldest colonial buildings, the fort’s narrow streets are packed with visitors from all over the world, just as they were 400 years ago, when they formed the hub of India’s maritime spice trade.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Cochin Drive to Munnar |130Kilometers 04Hrs drive

  • You will be greeted by a representative of Munnar Holidays at the Kochi Airport and drive to one of the most preferred and beautiful hill stations in India, Munnar. Even on the way, you will witness the abundant natural beauty of Munnar. Once you are in Munnar you can experience the hill station in all its pristine natural beauty adorned with green pastures of spice plantations, beautiful rivulets, cascading waterfalls and dense forests. You will be checked-in at the hotel as and when you are arrived. You will have plenty of time to relax and be comfortable while enjoying the hospitality of the hotel. Your overnight stay is arranged at the hotel where you can sleep tight enjoying the chilly weather of Munnar.
  • Optional Activities on Extra Cost: Spice Plantation Visit, Elephant Safari.
  • Note: Guests are requested to book flights arriving into Cochin before noon to avoid late journey through the hilly areas to reach Munnar.

Day 02: Munnar Day Tour

  • At the hotel, you will be provided with your breakfast and fill your stomach enough to keep going at the exciting that is looming in front of you at Munnar. We will take you to the flower garden where you can witness a myriad of exotic and beautiful flowers. Then you will have one of the most exciting things to do in Munnar—an elephant safari. Riding on the back of a tusker will leave you gasping for breath. You will also be able to visit the Mattupetty Tea Factory en route where you can witness at close quarters how the most important ingredient of the world famous beverage, tea, is made here. We will then proceed to the stunningly attractive Mattupetty Dam, Echo-Point and Kundala Dam. If you would like, you can ride on the waters of Kundala Dam on a speeding boat. The next exciting item is the drive where you will be taken along the vegetable fields located at the high mountains of Munnar at the borders of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Relishing the memories of the day, you can sleep overnight at the hotel in Munnar.
  • Optional Activities on Extra Cost: Martial Arts, Kathakali, Elephant Safari, Jeep Safari

Day 03: Munnar to Thekkady |120Kms 04Hrs Drive

  • Once you have had the breakfast, we will take you to Thekkady. The drive will last about 4 hours during which we will have plenty of options for sightseeing. The Lockhart Tea factory, Anayirangal Lake and Lockhart Gap View are some of the places clad in natural splendour that you can see en route. After lunch at Thekkady, you can have some exciting time by going on a boat ride on the expansive waters of the Periyar dam. The two hours of boating will give you a myriad of opportunities to observe wild animals grazing, drinking water and coming down from the dense forest that fence the lake. Programmes such as nature walk, bamboo rafting and Periyar tiger trail are organized by the forest department, here. There are also several plantation tourism activities promoted by private agencies for the tourists in Thekkady. Your overnight stay is arranged at Thekkady. Booking tickets in advance to avoid any last minute concerns is advised for Thekkady boating. To book, visit: www.periyarfoundation.org.
  • Optional Activities on Extra Cost: Martial Arts, Kathakali, Elephant Safari, Jeep Safari

Day 04: Thekkady to Alleppey 160Kilometers 05Hrs Drive| Recommend to start by 08am

  • From Thekkady, after having breakfast, we will drive to another exciting place in Kerala to enjoy the scenic beauty of the backwaters—Alleppey, the Venice of the East. Endowed with diverse water bodies, intricate inland waterways, labyrinths of rivulets, and lakes, Alleppey will undoubtedly be embossed to your heart forever. The expansive stretches of green paddy fields, lines of coconut palms amidst the backwaters will make you fall in love with Alleppey and her immaculate beauty over and over again. You can also surely enjoy the exotic cuisine of Alleppey. Your overnight stay is arranged at a Backwater Resort in Alleppey, which is the best part. Enjoy free sunset cruise, Pedal Boating, canoe Cruise, Fishing, Village Walk in Resort

Day 05: Departure from Alleppey to Cochin |120 Kilometers 03Hrs Drive depends upon traffic|

  • After the breakfast pack your baggages with a promise to return once again to this Paradise… later Proceed to Museum in Cochin, Lullu Mall later on time to board your flight/train with sweet memories of your holiday. We await for your next visit … Bon Voyage. Service ends.

Note:

We are not holding any rooms or airline seats as of now and above mentioned is quote only , subject to availability at the time of confirmation. First preference will be given to mentioned hotels for reservation. In case of non-availability of these hotels we shall advise the similar or next available option with supplement cost. Itinerary provided is just suggestive and the sightseeing will be done as per availability. In case of no show or late cancellation after reconfirmation charges applicable as per the Hotels Policy and other vendors policy.
Itinerary provided is just suggestive and the sightseeing will be done as per availability.

Pickup point
Directions.
Cochin, Kerala, India View on Map