Duration : 08 Nights / 09 Days
Destination : Cochin - Alleppey - Kumarakom - Munnar - Thekkady - Trivandrum - Kovalam
Arrive Cochin. Meet and assistance at the railway station / airport by our representative and transfer to your hotel. Half day sightseeing by boat visiting the Dutch Palace, synagogue, Chinese Fishing Nets, St. Francis Church, Bolghatty Palace etc. Overnight at Hotel.
After breakfast, proceed to Allepey (65 kms - 1 ½ hours), which is the centre of backwater cruises in Kerala. Board in houseboats, sightseeing and cruise to Kumarakom. Traditional Kerala food will be served. Overnight in the Houseboat.
Arrive Kumarakom and proceed to Munnar (155 kms - 4 hrs.). Check into your hotel. Evening, sightseeing and overnight at Hotel. Munnar is a beautiful hill station on the Western Ghats at about 1600 meters above sea level. There are lakes, reservoirs, forests and several tea estates. Anamudi, the highest peak in South India is nearer to this place.
Spend the entire day at Munnar visiting important places like Pothamedu, Devikulam. Pallivasal, Attukal, Mattupetty etc.. Overnight stay in hotel.
Early morning, depart for Periyar (Thekkady) - 110 kms / 3 ½ hours. On your way, you will be visiting Idukki Dam. Arrive by noon. Check into your hotel. Evening free for sightseeing. Overnight at hotel. Periyar wild life sanctuary is one of the largest wildlife reserves in India, which is more popular as a tiger reserve. A boat ride on the splendid Periyar Lake is the best way to experience the sanctuary. It is also famous for tea and cardamom plantations.
Complete day at Periyar, visiting Periyar wild life sanctuary Murikkady, Pandikuzhi, etc. Boat cruises on the Periyar Lake. Overnight stay in hotel.
After breakfast, proceed to Kovalam ( 270 kms - 6 ½ hrs). On your way, sightseeing of Trivandrum, the capital City of Kerala. Check into your hotel and overnight at Kovalam.
Spend the day at Kovalam, enjoying the beaches.
Overnight at hotel.
Transfer to Trivandrum to catch your flight / train