Pick up from the Airport/Train Station and head towards the hills. (120 km Distance from Cochin International Airport) After covering 1/3rd the distance notice the change in landscape with breath taking scenery, you get to see the mountain side interspersed with tea gardens. A brief stop over en route at Cheeyapara waterfalls and as evening approaches, stop once again at the Punarjani Traditional Village, an attraction which showcases Kerala’s art and culture Night halt at Munnar
Morning Drive to Eravilkulam National Park. Walk through the national park to see the niligiritragus hylocrius, (common name being Nilgiri Tahr an endangered species). Get to see flora in the park. Afternoon – Kannan Devan Tea Museum and get to know about the art of tea processing. You also get to know to the origin of Munnar through a short documentary film. (28 minutes) Night halt at Munnar.
Moving in a south easterly direction the long winding roads along the western ghats will lead to Thekkady and break off for a quick bite ! Afternoon– Proceed to Periyar Tiger Reserve and enjoy the boat ride in the Periyar Lake. Get to see the flora and fauna from the safety of the boat. Visit the Kadathanadan Kalari Centre and get treated to a show of art and culture of Kerala. Night halt at Thekkady.
Morning - A visit to the spice garden to educate oneself of the flora of the region and get to see organic farming at its best. Afternoon - Proceed back to Cochin to be in time to board out going flight or train to get to the next destination.