Arrive in Cochin | Drive from Cochin to Munnar (135 km/approx 5 hours)
Arrive in Cochin and meet a Yatra representative, who will help you board the designated vehicle to reach Munnar.
Cochin is a major port city, situated on the west coast of Peninsular India. It is surrounded by the Arabian Sea on the west and Western Ghats on the east. This unique location has earned Cochin several renowned titles like ’Queen of the Arabian Sea’ and ’Gateway to Kerala’. It is an ideal starting point for exploring the breathtaking scenic beauty and age-old charm of the state. Once you reach Munnar, complete the check-in formalities at the hotel. Thereafter, the remaining day is free for leisure activities. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Sightseeing in Munnar
After a relaxing overnight stay, start your day and leave the hotel for a sightseeing tour of Munnar.
From undulating hills to expansive tea estates, Munnar has a lot in store for tourists. This serene hill station is bestowed with diverse landscapes marked by enchanting waterfalls, gushing streams, rich biodiversity and lush greenery. Start your excursion to the Eravikulam National Park, where you can see several rare species of fauna and flora, such as the Mountain Goat and Neelakurinji, respectively.
Eravikulam national park will be closed for visitors from 20 Jan till 31st March. We will do Kundla Dam & Top station in case Eravikulam National park is closed.Later, enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
Drive from Munnar to Thekkady (130 km/approx 4 hours)
Embark on a road journey to Thekkady (Periyar).
Located on the Western Ghats, Thekkady is famous for its natural reserves and spice plantations.The region is an abode to varied animal species, including tiger, elephants, spotted deer, langur, sambar and wild boar. A tour of Kerala is incomplete without visiting this place that offers ample opportunities for leisure activities like a boat ride on the Periyar Lake, excursion to Periyar National Park and visit to spice plantations.
Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel and relax for some time. Explore the famous site of spice plantations (Charges applicable), which will revive your mind with its serenity and aroma of different spices, such as pepper, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg.
Thereafter, return to your hotel room for an overnight stay.
Drive from Thekkady to Alleppey (160 km/approx 4 hours)
Eat a healthy breakfast and then check out from the hotel to get transferred to Alleppey. Alleppey or Alappuzha is known for its houseboat cruises along the rustic backwaters of Kerala. Upon arrival, move to the houseboat and then later venture out to see the glowing Alappuzha Beach. Overnight stay in Alleppey Houseboat.