Best of Kerala

DAY 01 COCHIN to MUNNAR

Arrive Cochin airport / railway station, greetings and airport assistance, Transfer to Munnar. Munnar, the picturesque hill stations in India is situated at the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Sprawling tea plantations, picture book towns, winding lanes, trekking and holiday facilities make this destination a popular resort town. Munnar is home of Nilgiri Tahrs, an endangered species of wild goat On arrival, check in to the hotel with rest of the day to spend as you please- either relaxing or exploring tea city. Overnight at the at Hotel in Munnar.

DAY 02 MUNNAR

You will be taken for a sight seeing tour of Munnar. Sightseeing tour around Munnar takes one to tea gardens where picturesque colonial towns and meandering mountain streams present photo opportunities galore. You will be taken for a visit to Rajamalai where you can watch Nilgiri Tahrs in their natural habitat. You will also be visiting the nearby Mattuppetty Dam, Kundala lake, Exho point, Blossom park. If interested you can have a boating in the lake. Later scroll at the local market . Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 03 MUNNAR

Day at leisure. Relax at the hotel or you can opt for a soothing ayurvediac massage at the hotel (optional) . Those who are interseted can visit Kolukumalai. Pregnant women and people with back ache - never make the mistake of going on this trip. You have to hire a jeep for going to this place.
Kolukumalai - the second highest peak South of the Himalayas – Meesapulimala you will also trek through the world highest tea estate - Kolukumalai. Kolukkumalai produces some of the most flavorsome teas in the market, touted as "the world's highest grown tea." In fact, the heady fragrance of freshly fired tea wafts across, welcoming one well before one reaches the quaint little factory Kolukkumalai is famed for its spectacular views, breathtaking in their magnitude and beauty.

DAY 04 MUNNAR - THEKKADY

After breakfast, drive to Thekkady. The very sound of the word Thekkady conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hills and spice scented plantations. In the Periyar forest of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India, and spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold great opportunities for treks and mountain walks. Evening enjoy the boating at the periyar lake.The greatest attractions of Periyar are the herds of wild elephants, deers, bisons that come down to drink in the lake. Sanctuary can be accessed through a trekking, boating or jeep safari. Overnight at resort in Thekkady.

DAY 05 THEKKADY

After breakfast, you will be taken for a plantation tour at a near by farm. Afterthat you can have an elephnat ride if interested (optional ). Take an early lunch and have a relaxation ayurvedic massage in the evening ( optional ). Evening you can have any of the cultural shows of your choice like kathakali, kalaripayattu ( martial arts ) etc (optional).Overnight at resort in Thekkady. The sanctuary is famous for its dense evergreen, semi-evergreen, moist deciduous forests and savanna grass lands. It is home to herds of elephants, sambar, tigers, gaur, lion-tailed Macaques and Nilgiri Langurs.

DAY 06 THEKKADY - ALLEPPEY HOUSEBOAT

Morning after breakfast, check out hotel, transfer to houseboat at Alleppey. Enjoy the houseboat cruise through Vembanad lake, the biggest backwater stretch in Kerala and through the narrow canals of Alleppey. Houseboat cruise through the serene backwater stretches of gives an idea of the beauty of backwaters. Overnight stay in houseboat. (Generally we serve Kerala Food. If your require any special meals like main food in north Indian or food without spice etc, it has to be informed in advance. A/c Will Work from 8 PM - 6 AM except Gold category Houseboat will work as required).

DAY 07 COCHIN

Morning after breakfast, check out hotel, transfer to Cochin is the Commercial Capital of Kerala. Cochin is the Commercial capital of Kerala. On arrival check into hotel. Afternoon have short city tour of Cochin, the city famed as 'Queen of Arabian Sea. Visit to Mattanchery Dutch Palace, St. Francis Church, The Oldest European Church in India, the Chinese Fishing Nets - living symbols of centuries Old Chinese influence etc. Overnight at Hotel in Cochin.

DAY 08 DEPARTURE TO COCHIN AIRPORT/RAILWAY STATION

Morning after breakfast, check out hotel, transfer to airport/railway station to catch flight/train towards onward journey.

Hotels Used

Destination Premium Luxury Deluxe Standard M Plan
Munnar Tea County / Fort Munnar T & U Leisure / Grand Plaza Sterling Resort Munnar Castle CP
Thekkady TGreen woods / Wild Corridor / Cardamon County Jungle Village Periyar Meadows Periyar House CP
Alleppey / Kumarakom Premium Houseboat Deluxe Houseboat Deluxe Houseboat Deluxe Houseboat AP
Cochin Dream Cochin Presidency Grand Seasons The Capital CP

Meal Plan: EP-room only, CP-room with b'fast, MAP - room with b'fast, lunch/dinner, AP-room with b'fast, lunch & dinner.
* Per Person Rates (Rs.) - Applicable on 2 persons staying together sharing the same room

Package Inclusions

  • Accommodation in twin sharing basis in the hotels mentioned or similar as per the meal plan indicated.
  • Airport / Railway station Transfers and all Sightseeing by Air - conditioned car for all packages except and Non A/c car for Standard packages as per itinerary.
  • Package Exclusions

  • Airport taxes & airfares to/from/within India.
  • Expense of Personal Nature or any other expence caused by factors beyond our control.
  • Mandatory Christmas and New Year Suppliment if any at hotels specified. Any other entertainments which are not specifically mentioned.
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