Duration: 9 Nights / 10 Days
Places Covered: Kochi - Munnar - Anamudi - Periyar - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Kochi
Day 1. Kochi
Arrival at Kochi (Cochin) meet and assistance at the railway station by our representative and transfer to your hotel. 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. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2. Kochi to Munnar
Proceed to Munnar enjoying the scenic beauty & the marvelous waterfalls, high mountains with the low flying clouds passing by. 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).Overnight at Munnar.
Day 3. Munnar - Anamudi - Munnar
Morning, after breakfast, visiting tea plantations, Anamudi, Eravikulam National Park, Devikulam, Mattupetty, Pallivasal, Pothamedu, Attukal etc. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Munnar.
Day 4. Munnar - Periyar
Morning, proceed to Periyar on the way visiting Idukki dam. On arrival check in at hotel. 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 at Periyar.
Day 5. Periyar
Morning, after breakfast boating through Periyar lake - Wildlife sanctuary. You can visit the rare species of plants and animals. 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 fragrant spices. Overnight stay at Periyar.
Day 6. Periyar - Kumarakom
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. Overnight at Houseboat.
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 at Alleppey. Alappuzha is famous for its boat races, houseboats, coir products, fish and lakes. Overnight at Alleppey.
Day 9. Kochi
After breakfast proceed to Kochi. Reach and spend the day shopping. In the evening proceed for KATHAKALI DANCE PRESENTATION. Overnight at Kochi.
Day 10. Departure
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Shiva Temple and transfer to airport/railway station according to the timings of flight/train.