Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
Places Covered: Kochi - Munnar - Periyar - Aleppey - Kettuvallam
Arrive Cochin and transfer to city hotel. 1/2 day Sightseeing of Cochin to cover Dutch palace, Chinese Fishing Nets, Jewish Synagogue, Mattancherry palace etc. Overnight will be at hotel.
Day 2: Munnar
After Breakfast proceed to Munnar - check in at Siena Village, Munnar is 135 Kms from Cochin approx. 4 hrs drive. Munnar is e00ft above the sea level and the highest peak of South India- Annamudi peak, which is 2695 mts, is in the vicinity. Take a drive to the nearby Anayirangal lake and the hanging bridge.
Day 3: Munnar
Full day sightseeing of Munnar covering Muttuputty. Indo Swiss Cattle project, Muttuputty Dam, after lunch free for optional activities such as Eravikulam National Park to watch wildlife, Lake Safari, tea factory visit. Overnight will be at hotel.
Day 4:Munnar - Periyar
After Breakfast proceed to Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary otherwise known as Thekkady. Approx. 3 Hrs. drive from Munnar. After lunch visit a spice plantation and roam around the Spice market, overnight stay at the resort.
Day 5: Periyar
Activities for the day include the Periyar boat ride around the man made lake and visit the suicide point. Optional activities include trekking; jeep safari and elephant ride into the dense jungle. Overnight stay will be at resort.
Day 6: Aleppey
After breakfast departure to Aleppey and Check in at Punnamudi Backwater Resort. Afternoon at leisure and take speed cruise on the Vembanad Lake, Chinese nets, the old light house & night fishing for lobstar. Overnight stay will be at resort.
Day 7: Kettuvallam
After Breakfast board at Kettuvallam (traditional rice boat) and explore the endless backwater. Enjoy authentic Kerala cuisine on board. Overnight will be at houseboat.
Day 8: Departure
Have a leisurely breakfast at hotel. Last minute shopping before transfer to airport or station. Duration: 8 Days