Duration: 5 Nights & 6 Days
Total distance: 790 KMs
Route: Cochin – Munnar (2 Nights) –Thekkady – Alleppey – Kovalam – Trivandrum
Day 1: Cochin – Munnar (4 Hrs / 150 KMs)
Pick up from Cochin International Airport and heading to Munnar, on the way visit Valanjanganam waterfalls.
Today spend high up in Munnar hill-station, 1600 m above the sea level.
Munnar gives every opportunities to explore the mountain way of life, “Neelakurinji” is an exotic flower which blooms only once in every twelve years. Eravikulam National Park lets you observe the “Nilgiri Tahrs” up close. Munnar boasts the highest peak in South India the Anaimudi.
Night-stay at a standard hotel in Munnar.
Day 2: Munnar Sight seeing
After a delicious breakfast visit the famed Munnar tea plantations. Munnar tea is famous for its quality taste and freshness. Explore the Munnar and nearby places. You can get to many novelties as well as homemade chocolates.
Visit Dreamland amusement park.
Visit Mattupetty dam
Mattupetty dam and its reservoir is situated 13 KMs away from Munnar. This tangible seriousness dam is built between the hill ranges and it is worn mainly for water storage for hydroelectric projects.
Visit tea museum and tea gardens.
Evening attends Kathakali and traditional Kerala martial arts show.
Night-stay at a standard hotel in Munnar.
Day 3: Munnar – Thekkady (3 Hrs / 100 KMs)
Morning 9 AM, after the breakfast heading to Thekkady, on the way visit Olive Spice Gardens, Puliyanmala.
The Periyar forest of Thekkady awaits you the day. Visit the wild life and famous spice plantations.
- Wildlife watching
- Bird watching
- Outdoor camping in forest
- Safaris through jungle roads
- Visit to paradise cave at Ninnumulli
- Boating in Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
- Walks through spice gardens
- Visit to cardamom factory
- Ayurvedic Massages
Thekkady local sightseeing.
Night stay at a standard hotel in Thekkady.
Day 4: Thekkady – Alappuzha (4 Hrs / 140 KMs)
After the delicious breakfast heading to Alleppey.
“Venice of the East”, Alappuzha.
Alappuzha rich in its natural beauty and cultural diversity. Within the agricultural wonders of “below the sea level farming” and much more awaits you.
Check in to Alleppey deluxe Houseboat.
Experience backwater life, village cuisines and wide stretching lake.
Spent this night at our deluxe houseboat offering an exquisite first hand view of local backwater and its villages and their way of life in lagoons.
Day 5: Alleppey – Kovalam (4 Hrs / 130 KMs)
After breakfast heading to Kovalam beach, on the way visit Krishnapuram Palace, Kayamkulam and Kappil beach.
Kovalam beach is in Trivandrum noted for their luxurious facilities and is chic-a-bloc with travellers.
Be at home in Kovalam which offers a picturesque view of sunset.
Kovalam has three beaches separated by rocky outcroppings in its 17 KMs coastline; the three together form the famous crescent of the Kovalam beach.
- Lighthouse Beach
The southernmost beach, the Lighthouse Beach is the one most frequented by tourists, Lighthouse Beach got its name due to the old Vizhinjam Lighthouse located on a 35 meter high on top of the Kurumkal hillock. The lighthouse is built using stones, is colored in red and white bands and enjoys a height of 118 feet. It’s intermittent beams at night render the beach with an unearthly charm.
- Hawah Beach
Eve’s Beach, more commonly known as Hawah Beach, ranks second, in the early day, is a beehive of activities with fishermen setting out for sea. With a high rock promontory and a calm bay of blue waters, this beach paradise creates a unique beauty on moonlit nights.
- Samudra Beach
A large promontory separates this part from the southern side. Samudra Beach doesn’t have tourists thronging there or hectic business. The local fishermen ply their trade on this part.
Night stay at a standard hotel in Kovalam.
Day 6: Kovalam – Trivandrum (45 Mins / 30 KMs)
Visit places in Trivandrum like Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple, Zoo, Museum, City Center, etc.
Drop back to Trivandrum International Airport with a memorable holiday.
Food as per meal plan CP (Room + Breakfast)
Pick up, drop, transfer and sightseeing by Toyota Etios/Innova/Traveller A/C.
Inclusive of all hotel taxes, all toll and parking charges and driver allowances.
In houseboat welcome drink, breakfast, lunch & dinner with tea, snacks & mineral water.
In houseboat check in time 11.30 am and check out at 09.00 am.
- Any monastery entrance fees, any joy ride or rafting.
- Medical expenses and insurance of any kind.
- Tips, laundry, liquors, wines, telephone charges, camera fee, guides, at restaurants and items of personal nature nor does it includes any gratuity to your tour escort.
- Any expense arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay / cancellation / hike in fare, strike or any other natural calamities.
- Any other item not mentioned in the cost includes section.
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