On arrival at Cochin International Airport, you are greeted and Transfer to Hotel. Cochin is in a stunning location between the Arabian Sea and backwaters. The city of Kochi Perfectly reflects the eclecticism of Kerala. Proceed for sightseeing Visits, Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Jews Street, St. Francis Church and Chinese Fishing Net.Willingdon Island, Bolgatty Palace, etc. Overnight stay.
After Breakfast Transfer to Munnar. Enroute visit Cheyyappara Waterfalls. On the way to Munnar you can see tea gardens spread like a green carpet over hundreds of kilometers, lush green hills, a place so difficult to describe, very low population too far from pollution, most of the area covered by Tata tea. On arrival check in to the Hotel and Evening stroll through the tea estates.On arrival at Munnar check into Hotel.
After breakfast we take you for a full Day- sightseeing trip of Munnar watch beautiful mist kissing romantic green meadows- mind-blowing hills sleeping under green carpet(Tea Gardens) visit Raja Malai, a top peak of Munnar where you may see Neel Thar (mountain goats), Tea Museum, Mattupetty, Eco-Point etc. you can also enjoy boating in the Lake (optional). Sizzling air will guide you to your hotel room early to have your own world. Overnight stay in Hotel, Munnar.
After breakfast check out from the Hotel and we will transfer you to Thekkady (4 hours drive)- South Indias most popular tiger reserve located at an altitude of 3300 feet about sea level. On arrival check into the hotel.
Later visit the famous Periyar Wild Life Sanctuary- which is spread over 777 sq. km roughly half of which is dense evergreen forest, cavannah grassland & moist deciduous forest. The lake itself is an artificial lake. The best chances of spotting wildlife is in the morning or in the late afternoon/early evening.
In the Morning boat safari to view the wildlife. Enjoy watching varied birds and animals like tigers, elephants, wild boar, deer, etc at the Periyar/Thekkady National Park. You can also visit a few tribal villages around Periyar and witness fascinating activities of tribals collecting honey from dangerous hill bees. Return to hotel at night.
Day- 06 : Thekkedy To Kumarakom. (140 kms/ 4.5 Hours)
Breakfast at the hotel, later depart for Kumarakom. Arrive Kumarakom and transfer to the hotel. Kumarakom is a cluster of little islands on the Vembanad Lake and a picturesque, clean village like most places in Kerala. The rich greens and the rural life are clubbed with the beautiful Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Spread across 14 acres, the bird sanctuary is a favourite haunt of migratory birds and an ornithologists paradise. Egrets, darters, herons, teal, waterfowl, cuckoo, wild duck and migratory birds like the Siberian stork that live in flocks are a fascination for visitors. The best way to watch the birds of the Kumarakom sanctuary is a boat trip round the islands.
HoliDay-s in Kumarakom amidst marvelous mangrove forests, captivating coconut canopies, swaying palms, mangrove forests, pulsating paddy fields sprinkled with enchanting waterways and canals decked with while lilies, and breathtakingly beautiful beaches can be quite a rejuvenating experience for the weary traveler. For everyone looking forward for a lazy and laidback vacation in Kerala, Kumarakom is the place to be. When you travel to Kumarakom, a visit to the Vembanad Lake is a must. The fresh water lake acts as an integral part of the backwater cruises in Kerala.
A popular attraction in Kumarakom is the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. The 14-acre bird sanctuary is situated on the eastern banks of the Vembanad Lake. Birds (waterfowl, water ducks, cuckoos, wild ducks etc.) nest and spend happy summers here. Birds like Siberian storks migrate here every year
Day- 07 : Kumarakom To Alleppey Hotel 0r House Boat.( 50kms/ 1.5 hrs ).
After breakfast, depart for Alleppey. Arrive & check in the Resort. It is a beautiful town situated in the hills and is surrounded by some of the most fertile and beautiful scenery in the state with serene palm-fringed backwaters on the west and the Western Ghats on the east. Evening go for a sunset cruise. Overnight stay.
After breakfast check out from Hotel Drive Down to Alleppey . 1230 hrs check in at houseboat. Rest of the Day- at leisure on the House Boat. Sit back and relax while the boat cruises through the narrow serene backwater canals. Lunch, Evening Tea/Coffee with snacks, dinner and enjoy your evening on the sundeck away from polluted cities and maddening crowd .Only disturbance will be twinkle of a shining star or diving of fish around your to say hello by waving its tail from the lake. Overnight stay on House Boat.
The Dream Day-s comes to an end and its time to bid farewell. 06.30 hrs Bed tea / Cofee will be provided, enjoy the sunrise and breath prolusion free air . Breakfast at 0800 hrs .0900 hrs is the time to check out and end of services in houseboat.After We transfer you to you to Cochin Airport to catch flight / train for onward destination.