Day 1: Arrive Cochin - Drive to Munnar
On your arrival at Cochin Airport, our driver will meet you near the exit area. He will drive you to Munnar that takes about 4 hours.
Munnar, as the name signifies is located at the confluence of three rivers. Munnar is a popular hill resort with its sprawling tea plantations and picturesque landscapes. It is often called as “Nature Lovers’ Paradise”. En route, enjoy the beautiful sights of lush greenery and majestic waterfalls.
On arriving Munnar, Check in to the hotel and relax. Evening is free for your own leisure.
Stay overnight at hotel in Munnar.
Day 2: Munnar (Local Sightseeing)
Rise to a beautiful fresh morning and breathe in the pure unpolluted air. Enjoy your morning breakfast. Today we spend the day for local sightseeing. Situated at the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundale, Munnar is 1,600 meters above sea level. Earlier Munnar was the summer resort of British government in South India. On our sightseeing tour, we visit Mattupetty Dam, Kundale Lake and Echo point.
In the afternoon we proceed to Rajamalai. There is a possibility for you to spot ‘Nilgiri Thars’ here, the rarest species of mountain goat. Enjoy your evening in the romantic surroundings.
Stay overnight at hotel in Munnar. (B)
Day 3: Munnar to Thekkady (Local Sightseeing)
After having morning breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed to Thekkady, the famous wildlife sanctuary of South India. Check in at the hotel upon arrival and relax.
Later visit to Spice Village & in the evening, enjoy a refreshing boat safari in the spectacular Periyar Lake. Take your camera along to capture the glances of some rare varieties of birds & animals at Periyar National park. It is a home to nomadic tribes of wild elephant, boar, deer, the great Indian tiger and many more. Later return back to Hotel.
Stay overnight at hotel in Thekkady. (B)
Day 4: Thekkady to Kumarakom (Local Sightseeing)
Have a fill at morning breakfast, pack your bags and check out from the hotel. Drive to Kumarakom.
Kumarakom has immense natural beauty. Famous for its backwaters, it is a great attraction for tourists who wish to experience houseboat holidays. Vembanad Lake is one of the longest Lake in India and is at its maximum widest point in Kumarakom. Check in and relax for a while. In the afternoon, visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, one of the favourite hunts of migratory birds from across the world that makes it a renowned bird watching centre.
Stay overnight at hotel in Kumarakom. (B)
Day 5: Kumarakom - Alleppey - Kumarakom
Relish morning breakfast at hotel. Today we proceed to Alleppey, known as “Venice of East”. Enjoy a 4 hour houseboat ride and freshly prepared lunch in the houseboat. Houseboat is the best option to explore the backwater beauty of this region. You may come across vendors selling fresh vegetables, sea food, etc. on small boats as livelihood of people in this region is mostly dependent on the backwaters. After completing the tour, we drive back to Kumarakom.
Stay overnight at hotel in Kumarakom. (B + L)
Day 6: Kumarakom - Departure
You got a morning to laze off today. Enjoy a bed tea, freshen up and have a fill at hotel breakfast. Later check out from the hotel for your return transfer to Cochin. Bid goodbyes to the wonderful place where you made unforgettable memories.
Hope you had a great trip. (B)
Note: Above Itinerary is just indicative. Do not consider it as a Final Schedule. Date & Time of Tours can be changed by Local Agent / Tour Operator.
2 Nights accommodation in Munnar (Munnar Summer Castle / Similar*)
1 Night accommodation in Thekkady (Blooming Paradise / Similar*)
2 Nights accommodation in Kumarakom (Pagoda Resort / Similar*)
Daily Buffet Breakfast at Hotel
City tour & Sightseeing tours (as mentioned in Itinerary)
All Tours & Transfers by Air conditioned vehicle
Driver's Allowance, Toll, Parking, Permit, etc.
All presently applicable taxes
Airfare or Train tickets
Entrance fee, Camera fee, Guide charges, Boating charges, etc. to be paid directly by the Guest (at different Sightseeing locations)
Tip and Porter charges
Items of personal nature like laundry, telephone calls, room service charges, soft drinks and hard drink charges, etc.
Any Service not mentioned in Inclusions
Surcharges Extra (if applicable) on Long Weekends & Holidays