Fishing Net, Cochin TripOn arrival in Cochin you will be met by our representative and will transfer you to hotel.Visit: The Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Jews Street, St.Francis church, Chinese fishing net and The indo-Portughese Museum. Enjoy a typical kerala meal at the hotel Overnight in Cochin.
Leave cochin and drive to Munnar the drive is very beautiful with plantations and forests fully coverd with thick green plants 140 km 4 Hrs) arrive munnar and check into hotel evening at leisure, overnight at hotel.
Leave the resort and take a half an hour drive to the point where the trek begings (near the silent Valley Tea Estate). Start the trek and climb to the mountain ranges to over 7500ft , to the final destination at rodo valley . the guides who accompany the tour from the local community and they know these ranges intimately and have these mountains Ranges their home . the trek passes through brilliant scenes , astride the grassland s and high altitude mountain forests ( called sholas locally) . it is possible to sight wildlife amist these towering mountains- elephant , deer and the endangered Nilgiry Thar .Arrive at camp in for a lat lunch time . Trekking covers between 4 to 6 hrs.
After breakfast hike for 2-3 hrs to reach the peak of Meesapulimala - the second hightest features to reach the world's tea estate - kalukumalai at 7600ft . Around 2-3 hrs walk through the tea estates until the tea hamlet of Suryanelli is reached . Night camp is follows amidst the beauty of the valley and the lake below .
Drive towards the periyar Tiger Reserve . Thise is approximately a 3 hrs drive . En - route you can see the endless forests with cardamom plantation . On arrival at periya , check into a forest cottage at peiyare tiger reserve , the forest cottage is made usong natural materials and amboo.
Early morning , depart for a boating in periyar lake and later experience bamboo rafting expedition on the periyar lake . into the heart of the rain forest . This give you ringside view of the majesty of the rain forests of periyar and an excellent oppourtunity to spot wildlife . A Short trek is also included to help you study the wealth of bio- diversity in a typical rain forest . Return by evening . Overnight stay at the spice village . Breakfast and lunch are included.
Kumarakom Cultural HolidaysDepart periyar for the last part of the journey to discover the backwaters on country made boates , start kayaking by mid afternoon from the jetty pulincunnu and kayak through to the island of kavalam . Kavalam is the earst while headquaters off affluent agrarian families , the majestic homes stand testimony to the grandeur of their part . As you pass along the rivulet , you will come across local people engaged in fishing ,Duck rearing , Shell and Mud collection for the farms , you may also see the traditional to day trapper at work oncoconut palms . Evening transfer to Hotel in Kumarakom .