Total distance: 1100 Kms
Duration: 7 Nights & 8 Days
Route: Cochin – Alleppey –Thekkady – Munnar (2 Nights) – Athirapally-Vazhachal Waterfalls – Fort Cochin –Wayand (2 Nights) – Calicut
Day 1: Cochin – Alleppey (2 Hrs / 90 KMs)
Pick up from Cochin International Airport and heading to Alleppey.
“Venice of the East”, Alleppey.
Alleppey is 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 the 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 2: Alleppey – Thekkady (4 Hrs / 140 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 wildlife and famous spice plantations.
- Wildlife watching
- Bird watching
- Outdoor camping in forest
- Safaris through jungle roads
- Visit to paradise cove 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 3: Thekkady – Munnar ( 3 Hrs / 100 KMs)
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 4: Munnar Sightseeing
After the delicious breakfast heading to explore the real beauty of Munnar.
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 attend Kathakali and traditional Kerala marital arts show.
Night-stay at a standard hotel in Munnar.
Day 5: Munnar – Athirapally – Vazhachal Waterfalls (4 hrs / 150 KMs) – Fort Cochin ( 2 hrs / 80 KMs)
Today after the breakfast heading to Fort Cochin, on the way take a halt at famous Athirapally – Vazhachal waterfalls.
Visit the Athirapally – Vazhachal waterfalls, get refreshed and continue to Fort Cochin, the famous tourists destination for its vintage architecture and inter-mixed cultures.
Tradition rich town offers you rich treats for your eyes, antiques and local cuisines are indigenous to the area.
Spend the evening with a walk through Mattancherry Dutch palace, Dutch cemetery, Jewish Synagogue, Jew town, Chinese fishing nets and Fort Cochin beach.
Night-stay in Fort Cochin’s standard hotel.
Day 6: Fort Cochin – Wayand (6 hrs / 250 KMs)
Now lets you travel to Wayanad through sacred and ancient temple of Guruvayoor, the temple dedicated to Lord Krishna, have a luxurious lunch and continue to the hilly district of Wayanad.
Reach Wayanad by dusk and check in to a standard hotel for retire and relax.
Day 7: Wayand Sightseeing
Spent the day in Western Ghats and mountain trails, streams and tribal villages, Wayand has in store.
Many activities for you like a visit to Edakkal Caves, Ambalavayal Heritage Museum, Banasura Sagar Dam (Asia’s 2nd Largest and India’s Largest Earth Dam) – India’s First Solar Atop Dam, Pookot Lake, Kuruva Island, Meenmutty Waterfalls, Sentinel Rock Waterfalls, Kanthanpara Waterfalls, Karapuzha Dam, Chembra Peak (the highest peak in Wayanad, at 2,050 m above sea level), Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary, Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary, Karalad Lake, Phantom Rock as time allows.
Night-stay at Wayanad in a standard hotel.
Day 8: Wayand – Calicut Drop (2 hrs / 100 KMs)
Drop off at Calicut with a memorable holiday experience.
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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