Board your flight/train as per the schedule and arrive in Cochin Check in to the hotel. After some rest, proceed for Cochin sightseeing, visit Fort Kochi, Kerala’s historic colonial trading centre. Spend a day exploring the Pardesi Synagogue on Jew Street, the Chinese fishing nets, St. Francis Church and other monuments here, stopping for food at the atmospheric cafes. End the evening with a cultural show at Greenix Village. For dinner, there’s fresh seafood at restaurants near Princess Street. Overnight stay at hotel
After breakfast, check out from hotel in Cochin and transfer to the Munnar, a beautiful hill station. Check in to the hotel. Munnar is 1800 mtr above sea level and also the place of South India’s highest peak (Anamudi - 2695 mtr). On the way visit Valara, Cheeyappara waterfalls, Tea Plantations. On arrival at Munnar transfer to Hotel. Check in at Hotel. Afternoon visit Rajamala (Eravikulam National Park - open as per the directions by the forest authorities, the best place to see Nilgiri Tahr (Hermitragus Hilarious) - the mountain goat of South India &Tea Museum. Evening have a short visit at Munnar town. You can see the beautiful tea estates like a green paradise. Overnight stay at Munnar.
1. Tea plantations- If the sight of huge plantations gives you a thought that ‘Oh! I have seen this place before', then maybe you are not completely wrong. Many of the Bollywood flicks where you can see hero romancing his lady love, has the tea plantations of Munnar in the backdrop. There is no reason why you shouldn't take your spouse in the hilly terrains of Munnar covered in the lush green tea plantations with the perfect romantic weather. Declare your love in the typical Bollywood style!
2. Top Station- The highest point of Munnar located at a distance of 32 km from Munnar. At an elevation of 1700 m you can witness the grandeur of the Western Ghats and its hills. At such a high altitude you can almost float with the clouds around you. The whole scene is beautiful beyond measure. Another peak that you can include in your trip is Anamudi peak. At an elevation of 2,695 m, it is regarded as the highest peak of Western Ghats.
3. Eravikulam National Park- Spread in the vast area of 97 km in Kannan Devan hills, the park is home to a number of endangered species. You can spot here Nilgiri Tahr, Nilgiri Langur, leopard, tiger, Indian bison, etc. apart from the rich flora.
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing. Maduppatty dam, Echo Point, Kundalay Dam, Pothenmedu View Point, Blossom Park etc. are some of the highlights of the sightseeing. Overnight stay at Munnar. NOTE: Eravikulam National Park gets closed during FEB & MAR every year due to breeding period.
TIMINGS FOR VISITING Eravikulam National Park- Timings 09.00 hrs-16.00 hrs. Tea Museum: Timings 10:00hrs -16:30 hrs. Mattuppetty Dam Timings: 09:30 hrs - 15:00 hr.
After an early breakfast, check out of the hotel and drive to Thekkady. Upon arrival there, check into the hotel and have lunch (personal expense). In the afternoon, proceed for a boat cruise at Periyar Lake in Thekkady (Direct payment), which is synonymous with wildlife and nature treks. Later in the evening, visit the theatre (non air-conditioned) to have a firsthand experience of arts and crafts through the traditional Kalari Show. After that, you can either shop in the local market or opt for an elephant ride (on direct payment basis) in the evening. Overnight stay at Thekkady.
After breakfast Check out your hotel in Thekkady and drive to Alleppey also known as Venice of the east by its special geographical features as the place is famous for its vast back water stretches and paddy fields. By 12 pm you can board your houseboat to explore the back waters and its serene beauty. Enjoy the ride; delicious cuisines and an overnight stay on Houseboat.
After breakfast, check out from houseboat in Alleppey and transfer to Kumarakom, on arrival check In to the hotel and enjoy the local sightseeing, bird sanctuary,Vembanad lake and you can also enjoy the boating in Backwater (Direct Payment Basis). Overnight stay in a Hotel at Kumarakom. After an early breakfast, check out of the hotel and drive to Kumarakom.
After Breakfast, check out from the hotel in Kumarakom and transfer to Kovalam. Check in at Hotel Kovalam is an evergreen and pleasant climatic beach resort. Kovalam is a dreamland for tourists all over the world. With high rock promontory and a calm bay of blue waters, this beach paradise creates a unique aquarelle on moonlit nights. Kovalam was brought to the public eye by the Maharaja of Travancore. Over the past three decades, the place has been well developed, and now figures prominently on the world tourism map. The warm and clean atmosphere by the coconut trees and the white sand bed are perfect for relaxing holidays, as the sea breeze gently plays with the waves. Visit Kovalam Beach, Light House Beach, Hawah Beach and Ashoka Beach. Later return to the Hotel and Overnight stay at Hotel.
After Breakfast, head ahead for the day trip of Kanyakumari. Visit the Sangam of Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal & Arabian Sea – Kanyakumari beach. Visit Vivekananda Rock Memorial, 133 feet Thiruvalluvar statue, Kumari Amman Temple, Kanyakumari Beach, Gandhi mandapam and witness the majestic sunset. Return to the hotel in Kovalam. Overnight stay in Kovalam Hotel.
After breakfast, check out of the hotel at Kovalam and reach the Trivandrum Airport to board your flights.
Cochin, Kerala, India
Check In - 28-Nov-2016
Check Out - 29-Nov-2016
Munnar, Kerala, India
Misty Mountain Resort
Check In - 29-Nov-2016
Check Out - 1-Dec-2016
Thekkady, Kerala, India
Check In - 1-Dec-2016
Check Out - 2-Dec-2016
Alleppey, Kerala, India
Check In - 2-Dec-2016
Check Out - 3-Dec-2016
Kumarakom, Kerala, India
Check In - 3-Dec-2016
Check Out - 4-Dec-2016
Kovalam, Kerala, India
Jeevan Beach Resort
Check In - 4-Dec-2016
Check Out - 6-Dec-2016
Meal Plan for Hotel : Breakfast Meal Plan for Houseboat : All Meals Airport/ Railway Station Transfers Parking/Toll/ Driver Bata/ Fuel cost Transfer Cab GST/VAT/ Service Charges Honeymoon Inclusions (Honeymoon Inclusion in houseboat. ) Accommodation Sightseeing Others : Other Inclusions (1. Accommodation for 8 nights in properties & room categories specified in the itinerary given above. One rooms on twin sharing basis at all the locations. 2. All ex – Cochin transportation, as per the itinerary in a dedicated & exclusive vehicle (Private A.C. Desire). Includes driver’s expenses, parking & toll charges, and road taxes. All the sight-seeing and transfers as per the itinerary. Airport pick-up and drop included. 3. Meals included: CP plan at all the locations (Breakfast only). 4. All meals in houseboat. 5. Honeymoon Inclusion in houseboat. 5. All applicable taxes. 6. Note: In case of foreign nationals, please provide the identity in advance.
Day 2: Local sight-seeing in Munnar
Wake up lazy morning. After breakfast, we’ll proceed for local sightseeing including Maduppatty Dam, Echo Point, Kundalay Dam, Pothenmedu View Point, and Blossom ...
COCHIN TO MUNNAR:
Arrive at Cochin , Our representatives will pick you up from Airport and proceed towards Munnar, A beautiful hill station.
Munnar is 1800 mts above sea level and also the place of S...