6 Nights 7 Days
Day 1: Arrival Cochin – Munnar
You will be picking from Cochin Airport / Ernakulam railway station and drive to Munnar (04 Hrs drive). Munnar, situated 1600 Meter above sea level at the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundale. This majestic hill station was once the summer resort of the British government in South India. On the way enjoy some waterfalls and natural scenic spots. On arrival at Munnar check into Hotel. The Tea Museum displays the history and evolution of the tea plantations in Munnar. Entry fee Rs.125/- per adult, the museum is open to tourists till 5pm. If you are a flora lover, pay a visit to the Floriculture Centre Munnar. Commonly known as Rose Garden, it has over hundred varieties of flowers and herbal plants. Open from 10 am to 5 pm and charges Rs.30 per person. * Entrance fee / activity charges not included unless otherwise mentioned with inclusions. Overnight stay at the hotel will be arranged. ** Above rates are indicative.
Day 2: Munnar Sightseeing
After breakfast spend the day with local sightseeing. Places to visit The Eravikulam National Park in Munnar is one of the five national parks in Kerala, with rich flora and fauna, which is home to the famous Nilgiri Thar. The park closes at 4 pm. Entry fee (Indian adult = Rs.120/-, Indian Child between 5 to 12 yrs age = Rs.90/-, Foreigner= Rs.450/-) The Mattupetty Dam / Lake is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Munnar, surrounded by lush green forest. Entry fee Rs.40/- per person. Open from 9:30 am till 5 pm. You may also engage in boating and horse rides [depend on availability] (ranges from Rs.50 to Rs.700). The Kundala Lake / Dam is one of the most picturesque locations in Munnar. It requires no entry fees, but boating activities costs from Rs.100/- to Rs.200/-. Visitors are allowed till 5pm. Visit the Photo Point (open till 8pm), Honey Tree, and Echo Point (open till 7:30pm) with no entry charges. If time permits visit Top Station to get the best view of where valleys meet amidst the fog clouds. Open from 6 am to 6 pm, needs no entry fee. * Entrance fee / activity charges not included unless otherwise mentioned with inclusions. Overnight stay is arranged at Munnar. ** Above rates are indicative.
Day 3: Munnar - Thekkady
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Thekkady (04 Hrs); on arrival check in to the hotel. Proceed for the sightseeing tour of Thekkady. The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary - declared a Tiger Reserve in 1978 is one of the world's most fascinating wild life reserves stretching to a total of 777sq km of which 360 km is thick ever green forest. Allows visitors from 6 am to 6 pm, entry fees of Rs.33/- for an Indian adult, Rs.5/- per Indian child, Rs.450/- per foreigner adult and Rs.155/- per foreigner child. Boating at the Periyar lake is an activity much sought by tourists who visit Thekkady because wild animals can be spotted during the session. Costs Rs.225/- per person. Online booking is recommended to avoid queues. Jeep safari is a fun optional activity to enjoy if you have an adventurous bone. The charges for a safari may approximately cost Rs.1500/- per person. Visit the Spice Plantation in Thekkady, stroll around the captivating farm and discover various spices in different sections of the plantation. It charges approximately Rs.100/- per person. If time permits witness the amazing work of art of Kathakali, one of the major classical dance forms of Kerala at Rs. 200/- per person. Also get captivated by the ancient form of martial arts practiced in Kerala, the Kalaripayattu, which is said to be the oldest and most scientific martial arts in the world. Entry fees cost Rs. 200/- per person. Most sought Elephant Ride around the wilderness cost approximately Rs.500/- per person. * Entrance fee / activity charges not included unless otherwise mentioned with inclusions. Overnight stay is arranged in Thekkady.
Day 4: Thekkady - Kovalam
After breakfast, check out from the Hotel Kovalam (07 Hr Drive); on arrival check-in into hotel. Kovalam is one of the prime beach destinations in India.The Kovalam beach is divided into three beaches; the Samudra beach, the Hawah beach and the Lighthouse beach. Also visit Sagarika Marine Research Aquarium not far away from Kovalam and unravel the mysteries of the marine sea. Open from 9am to 5pm charging Rs.20/- per adult and Rs.10/- per child. Enjoy the evening watching a spectacular sunset or swimming at the picturesque Kovalam Beach. Overnight is to be spent at hotel. ** Above rates are indicative.
Day 5: Kovalam –Trivandrum -Kovalam
Proceed for the sightseeing tour of Trivandrum after breakfast- Thiruvananthapuram, previously called Trivandrum, is an ancient city with tradition dating back to 1000 BC. This capital city of Kerala is a beautiful seaside metropolis built on seven hills. It is located on the west coast of India spreading over a total of 2,192 sq.km. Sightseeing tour is comprehensive with the visits to Padmanabhaswami Temple, Srichitra Art Gallery, Napier Museum and Zoo. Afternoon visit Poovar Golden Beach. Overnight stay is arranged in Kovalam.
Day 6: Alleppey (House Boat)
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Alleppey. Set out on an enchanting overnight backwater cruise in traditionally decorated houseboats. Check in time is 01:00 PM and cruise starts with lunch. While cruising, let your eyes settle for the bowed-down paddy fields, local inhabitants, rustic homes, ancient churches / temples and swaying coconut groves. Food will be served onboard. Overnight stay in the houseboat
Day 7: Alleppey - Cochin Airport Departure Transfer (02 ½ Hrs)
After breakfast check out from the House Boat drive to Cochin Airport (depend on your departure place) for your flight back home, feeling contented about a wonderful holiday you spent in the God's Own Country.
- Return airfare as of now.
- 2 Night stay in Munnar
- 1 Night stay in Thekkady
- 2 Night stay in Kovalam
- 1 Night stay in Alleppey (house-boat)
- Meal Plan = Hotels / Resorts on Breakfast basis and Houseboat with all meals .
- Accommodation with 2 Double room(s) + 1 Child without bed. .
- Transfers and sightseeing by A/C TAVERA / ENJOY at disposal includes driver bata, toll, parking, driver's night halt, fuel charges, interstate permit if necessary ( Mileage allowance KM from garage to garage ).