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This Itinerary includes Munnar, Thekkady and an Exclusive Houseboat stay at Alleppey [Hill station, Wildlife, Backwaters and City Tour]
Day 1 : Cochin to Munnar
Arrive Cochin Airport / Railway Station. Our representative will meet you and explain the tour to you and later drive to Munnar (approx. 135KM / 3.30 hrs). Munnar is one of the most famous hill station situated on the Western Ghats at the height of 1600 metres above the sea level. It is essentially a tea town – miles of unending tea plantation can be seen here. Enroute see Cheeyappara, Valara waterfalls, Spice plantations, Rubber Plantations, etc… Arrive and check into the hotel, rest of the day at Leisure.
Day 2 : Munnar sight seeing
After breakfast proceed for Munnar sightseeing. Morning visit Eravikulam National Park which is also known as Rajamala, the natural habitat of Nilgiri Thar. Nilgiri Thar can be observed very closely here. Afternoon visit Mattupetty dam, Echo point and Kundala Lake. Boating facilities are available at Mattupetty Dam and Kundala Lake. While coming back visit flower garden. Evening free for shopping. Overnight at hotel
Optional Activities at Munnar : Motor boat or speedboat ride at Mattupetty Dam, Kundala Lake, Elephant Safari, Horse ride at Kundala, Trekking, Ayurveda Massage etc.
Shopping : Tea, coffee, Spices
Day 3 : Munnar to Thekkady
After breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Thekkady (110 kms / 3.30 hrs) which is also known as Periyar. Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the world’s most fascinating natural wildlife reserves. Enroute see Gap Road, view Point, Anayirangal Dam, Spice Plantations etc. At Thekkady enjoys a boating (on own – costs around 150 per person) at man made lake and this is the only wild life sanctuary in India where you can have the unique experience of viewing wildlife at close from the safety of a boat on the lake. The probable animals to watch are Bison, Gaur, Wild Elephants, Sambhar and a wide variety of birds. Evening free for shopping. Overnight at hotel.
Optional activities at Thekkady : Spice Plantation tour, Ayurveda Massage, Martial Arts Kalaripayattu Show, Kathakali show, Elephant ride etc.
Shopping : Tea, Coffee, Spices, Antiques etc.
Day 4 : Thekkady to Kumarakom / Alleppey : Houseboat stay
After breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Kumarakom / Alleppey (160 kms / 4 – 4.30 hrs) the backwater destinations of Kerala. Arrive and check in to Houseboat which is also called as Kettuvallom (the boat will ready around 1200 hrs) and begin your journey through the picturesque backwaters and small lakes of Kerala. Your houseboat has bedrooms with attached toilet, a dining area cum sit out. There will be 3 accompanying staff in the boat. One driver, one helper and one cook. Lunch, Evening Tea, Snacks and Dinner will be cooked and served on board by the accompanying cook. In AC Boat AC is installed in bedroom and it will switch on from 9 pm to 6 am only. overnight at Houseboat.
Day 5 : Houseboat to Cochin drop 4 nights 5 days kerala tour package
After breakfast Houseboat drop you at nearest Jetty around 0900 hrs where our car and drive wait for you, later come to Cochin (1.30 hrs) if time permit do Cochin sight seeing – interesting places to see are St Francis Church, Fort Cochin, Chinese fishing nets, Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Jew street etc and later drop at Airport (1.30 hrs) or Railway station.
End of a fabulous Holiday !
Hill Station, Wildlife, Backwaters, City tour
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We had this tour in November 2018 and our family enjoyed it very well. Houseboat stay was an unforgettable experience.