With the Arabian Sea in the west, the western ghats towering 500-2700 ms in the east and networked by 44 rivers, Kerala enjoys unique geographical features. This has made it one of the most sought after destinations in Asia. An equable climate, long shoreline with serene beaches, tranquil stretches of emerald backwaters, lush green hill stations, exotic wildlife, cool waterfalls, sprawling plantations and paddy fields are what define Kerala. Apart from these, the Ayurvedic health holidays, enchanting art forms, magical festivals, historic and cultural monuments, and mouth watering cuisine, all add up as delights of the place. These charming destinations offer a unique experience and are located at a distance of just two hour drive from each other. This is a singular advantage that no other destinations offer. The beautiful palm fringed beaches of Kovalam and Varkala and the majesty of the undulating hills of Munnar and Vagamon are some of the many reasons to visit the heavenly land of Kerala. The serenity of the pristine backwaters of Kumarakom and Kuttanad and the enchanting woods and forests of Thekkady and Silent Valley will have you bowled over again and again and again.
Arrival at Cochin Airport / Railway Station. Transfer to Hotel. Check in to the Hotel. Sight Seeing of Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Fort Kochi Beach , Chinese fishing Net etc. Overnight Stay at the Hotel. Sightseeing:- Fort cochin, navy museum, St. Francis church, Chinese fishing net, Santa clause basilica, Mattanchery palace, Jewish synagogue, Marine drive, Marine walk way, boating, Tripunitura hill palace. You can find some time for shopping at Cochin
Check out from hotel and leave for Munnar. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Munnar is located at the confluence of 03 rivers as the very name signifies. The sprawling tea plantations and picturesque towns make Munnar a popular hill resort town in South India. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay at the Hotel. Sightseeing:- Enroute visit Kodanadu elephant care centre, Cheyyara waterfalls, Valara waterfalls, Attukadu waterfalls, Spice plantations etc.
In the morning start the sightseeing of Munnar visiting the tea plantations, Tea Museum, the Eravikulam National park home of the endangered Niligiri Thar (Ibex), followed by visit to the Mattupetty dam, the Kundala Lake and other scenic spots. Overnight stay at the Hotel. Sightseeing:- Eravikulam National Park (Raja Malai), mattupetty dam, tea estates, eco point, spice plantation, rose garden, photo point, honey bee tree, tea museum, blossom park, kundale dam and top station.
Morning transfer to Thekkady (Periyar) (4 hrs drive). Thekkady has one of the world’s most fascinating natural wildlife reserves noted for its geography, diverse wildlife and scenic beauty. Arrive at Thekkady and check-in at Hotel: Later afternoon boat ride on the Lake Periyar where one can have a unique experience of viewing wildlife at close quarters from the safety of a boat on the lake. The greatest attraction of Periyar, however are the herds of wild elephants that come down to play in the lake (Wild life viewing is always dependent on one’s good fortune).
Overnight stay at the Hotel. Sightseeing:- visit Periyar wild life sanctuary where you can see wild elephant, boar, deer, the great Indian tiger and more, Mullaperiyar dam and spice plantations tour where one can shop exotic spices.
Morning leave for Alleppey to enjoy a boat cruise tour in Alleppey Houseboat. Rest of the day at leisure on the House Boat which is world’s major tourist attraction. Sit back and relax while the boat cruises through the narrow serene backwater canals of Alleppey. We can see here in breathing green, the village slumbers by the Vembanad Lake. On cruise scenery flashes up vivid contrasts of lush green and deep blues. As the boat glides along the gorgeous green of the fringed palms the ripples in the blue water blend in to little wavelets. Lunch, Evening Tea/ Coffee with snacks, dinner all are provided inside the houseboat. Overnight stay will provide on House Boat.
After breakfast, enjoy a small cruise through the lake. Later at 0900 Hrs, boat arrives at Alleppey finishing point jetty. Check out from houseboat and we drive to Kochi Airport/Railway Station.