9 Nights 10 Days Kerala tour package covering Cochin, Munnar, Thekkady, Alleppey and Cochin.Get best offer price
Heritage Hotels used
Fort Cochin (02N)
Old Harbour Hotel
Superior Room A/c
The Windermere Estate
Garden Room Non A/c
CGH Spice Village
Standard Villa A/c
House Boat (02N)
CGH Spice Coast Cruise
01 Bed Room House Boat
Philipkutty’s Farm Stay
Villa Double A/c
A/c Toyota Innova
Rs.162000 per couple
Peak Season Supplement charges applicable during Christmas & Festival Seasons
Day 01: Arrive at Cochin Transfer to Hotel in Cochin
Munnar Holidays representative will greet and transfer you at Kochi Airport. Then he transfers you to your pre-booked hotel. Freshen up and relax. Overnight will be at Cochin.
Day 02: Fort Cochin Sightseeing
After breakfast proceed for Sightseeing of Cochin, Also termed as Queen of Arabian Sea, Kochi is a one of the most important tourist places in Kerala, God’s Own Country. You will see interesting tourist attractions like Mattancherry Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Jews Street, St Francis Church, Chinese Fishing Nets, etc. Overnight will be at Cochin.
Day 03: Cochin to Munnar
After Breakfast depart for Munnar (130 kms / 04 hrs) enjoying the scenic beauty & the marvelous Valara & Cheeyyapara Seasonal waterfalls, high mountains with the low flying clouds passing by.Enroute visit to Spice plantations & drive to Munnar.Arrive Munnar and check in at hotel. Evening at Leisure. Overnight at Munnar.
Optional Activities on Extra Cost: Elephant Safari,Spice Plantation Visit
Day 04: Guided Village Tour of Munnar
Pick up is after breakfast when we will transport you to the very interesting Aranya Naturals and DARE (Development Activities in Rehabilitative Education) Projects. These two facilities fostered by Tata Tea are set in beautiful grounds amidst the Tata tea plantations. The projects help handicapped children of employees to make the most of their abilities by education and teaching practical self-help skills in a happy and safe environment.
After wards we take you to visit the Flower Garden and for an Elephant Safari, before driving on to the scenic Mattupetty Dam, Echo- Point and Kundala Dam areas. Kundala Dam there is an opportunity to enjoy boating on the lake. Finally we drive through a vegetable growing area to Top Station which is situated high in the mountains on the border between Tamil Nadu and Kerala.Top station is of historical importance because originally tea chests were transported from Munnar and Madupetty by train to Top Station (the highest station on the Kundala Valley Railway) from there the tea chests were taken 5Km by rope way down to Kottagudi in Tamil Nadu.
Finally to Koviloor Villages via Pampadum Shola national park if interested you can plan for a short trek organized by forest officials you can book the trekking tour on arrival. Koviloor a picturesque village in Kerala-Tamil nadu border. It’s not a tourist hub as majority of the tourists return after making a visit of Munnar. The village is famous for its carrot and cabbage plantation, a real vegetable village. From there Kolukkumalai tea plantations can be seen. Here the locals will get the service of horses to carry the luggage. Overnight stay at Munnar.
Day 05: Munnar – Periyar (Thekkady) (120Kms 04Hrs Drive)
After cheerful breakfast at the hotel drive to Periyar (Thekkady). See the copious nature beauty of Lockhart Tea Factory, Lockhart Gap View, Anayirangal Lake appealing mountain streams, spice plantations etc on the way. On arrival at Periyar, check-in at your hotel. Freshen up and relax. After lunch visit to an organic farm set in the heart of the serene Cumbum Valley, flanked by mountains that kiss the clouds with streams gushing down its slopes and lush farmlands, Set off from your hotel at 3.30PM for Lower Camp, Board a bullock cart on the highway, Enjoy a slow bullock cart ride through lush vegetable farms, cross a gushing stream & past fruit orchard, Arrive at Harvest Fresh Farms to a refreshing welcome of freshly squeezed juice or tea/coffee and light refreshments, Go on a tour of the farm with an English speaking guide and see the pomegranate, papaya plantations, vineyard, the apiary, nursery, composting yards, the livestock pen, poultry farm, the herbal garden, Climb the watch tower for commanding views of the valley, As dusk settles over the valley sit down to delicious dinner. Local cuisine crafted with homegrown or locally sourced fresh ingredients. Transport back to hotel with a soulful of memories. Evening Back to Hotel. Overnight will be at Thekkady.
Day 06: Periyar (Thekkady) Sightseeing
After breakfast take a boat ride on the lake and the Periyar dam. Boating will take approximate 2 hours and you can also get rare glimpses of wild animals. The forest department offers many programs including periyar tiger trail, nature walk, bamboo rafting, etc. Plantation tourism also is promoted by private agencies, so that the tourists can see and learn the cultivation of various spices of Kerala. Overnight stay at Thekkady.
To avoid last minute disappointments we recommend booking Thekkady boating advance via www.periyarfoundation.org
Optional Activities on Extra Cost: Martial Arts, Kathakali, Elephant Safari, Jeep Safari
Day 07 & 08: Thekkady to Alleppey(150Kms 05Hrs Drive)Board Houseboat for 02 Nights Cruise
Check out from Resort by and drive to House Boat boarding point, Water locked place is endowed with immense natural beauty and array of rivers, canals and lakes ideal for boat cruise. On arrival check in to a traditional Kerala Style Houseboat and Cruise through the backwaters is the fabulous way to explore the fascinating beauty of the backwaters. Overnight at House Boat.
Day 09: Alleppey to Kumarakom (01Hr Drive)
After the breakfast check out from House Boat & Drive to Philipkutty Farm Stay in independent, homely, waterfront villas run by a family, on a beautiful farm island, in the backwaters of Kerala. Overnight at Cochin.
Day 10: Departure from Kumarakom to Cochin (120Kms 03Hrs Drive)
After the breakfast pack your baggages with a promise to return once again to this Paradise… later Proceed to on time to board your flight/train with sweet memories of your holiday. We await for your next visit … Bon Voyage. Service ends.