Tour Program

DAY 1: COCHIN (KOCHI) - MUNNAR
Your journey into the deep south behind with your arrival in Cochin, where you will be met for a transfer to Munnar. Famous for its tea estates, this picturesque hill station is the biggest tea producer in south India. Located 1,600 m above the sea level, it was once the summer resort of the erstwhile British government in the region. The sprawling tea plantations, quaint towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities make this a popular resort destination. After you check in, you have the rest of the day to spend at your leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 2: MUNNAR
After a hearty breakfast, begin your day with a spot of sightseeing. On the agenda are the Eravikulam National Park, the natural habitat of the Nilgiri Tahr, a kind of ibex; the Mattupetty Dam; Echo Point and the wonderful sights of the town itself. Then you head back to the hotel for a hot dinner! This is the second and last night at Munnar, after which you proceed to the next destination.
DAY 3: MUNNAR - THEKKADY
After breakfast, you have a busy day of travel ahead of you. Today, you will leave for Thekkady, the venue of the famous Periyar (Thekkady) Wildlife Sanctuary, one of the most well-maintained wildlife sanctuaries of south India. Spread out over an area of 777 sq km, the sanctuary boasts of a splendid artificial lake formed by the Mullaperiyar dam across the Periyar river, which adds to the charm of the park. This is the only sanctuary in India where you can have the unique experience of viewing wildlife at close quarters as you cruise along the lake in the confines of a boat. Once you reach, check in at hotel for the night, you have the afternoon free to enjoy that boat ride on Periyar lake. Otherwise you can opt for a short trek into the fragrant spice plantations. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 4: THEKKADY - KUMARAKOM
Post breakfast, you check out and to Kumarakom, located on the banks of the Vembanad lake, with its majestic canals, streams and tributaries. Nature dons her best colours in this ecologically rich location. The bird sanctuary here is an ornithologist’s paradise and a favorite haunt of migratory birds. Check in at Hotel for an overnight stay and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
DAY 5: HOUSEBOAT
After breakfast, check out for the drive to Alleppey, the home of the much-vaunted backwaters of Kerala. You have a surprise awaiting your arrival – a stay on a houseboat for an overnight cruise through the scenic backwaters of Alleppey! It’s a journey that holds out much promise: cruising through palm-fringed canals; watching people at work in the paddy fields; relaxing on board as you are lulled into comfort by the sounds of the wind and waves. Cruise till the evening, by which time the houseboat halts in the lake for overnight stay.
DAY 6: KOVALAM
Proceed to Kovalam after breakfast. Post lunch proceed to Kovalam beach. Overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 7: KOVALAM - TRIVANDRUM - KOVALAM
After breakfast proceed on a city tour of Trivandrum. Visit Padmanabha swami temple, Napier museum and Raja Ravi art gallery. Evening is free at leisure, overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 8: TRIVANDRUM DEPARTURE
Check out after breakfast and proceed to Trivandrum international airport or the railway station for your onward journey.
PRICE PER PERSON IN INR
VALIDITY
PRICE
01 Mar 2017 to 30 Sep 2017
INR 24,000
DESTINATION
LUXURY HOTELS
Munnar
Elysium Garden
Thekkady
Grand Thekkady
Kumarakom
Lakshmi Hotels & Resort
Houseboat
A/C Deluxe Houseboat
Kovalam
Jasmine Palace
Transportation
Airconditioned Medium Car