7 Nights 8 Days Kerala holiday package covering Cochin, Munnar, Thekkady, Alleppey and Cochin.Get best offer price
Premium Resorts used
The Tall Trees Resorts
Cinnamon Cottage Non A/c
Vanya Tree House
Tree House Non A/c
Emerald Isle Heritage Villa
Luxury Cottage A/c
House Boat (01N)
CGH Spice Coast Cruise
01 Bed Room House Boat
Deluxe Room A/c
A/c Toyota Etios
Rs.97000 per couple
Peak Season Supplement charges applicable during Diwali, Christmas & Festival Seasons.
Backwaters Stay will be Stay will be either in Alleppey or Kumarakom, House Boat or Resort as per the package selection-Only In House Boat all Meals are Included.
Day 01: Arrive Cochin drive to Munnar
You are greeted on arrival at Cochin International Airport /Railway station by Munnar Holidays representative and thereafter 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. Arrive Munnar and check in at hotel. Day at Leisure. Overnight at Munnar.
Optional Activities on Extra Cost: Spice Plantation Visit, Elephant Safari
Day 02: Make Your Own Cup of Tea
After Breakfast start by 8am drive to Thalayar Tea Estate enroute you will be taken to the Eravikulam National Park, a sanctuary for the Nigiri Tahr, the endangered mountain goat of South India. The park spread over 97sq Kms of the Kannan Devan Hills besides being a sanctuary for the mountain goat, is noted for the stark beauty of its rolling grasslands and sholas. Later start your journey to Thalayar Tea Estate you have to reach Thalayar by 11am located 25kms far from Munnar & 15kms from Eravikulam National Park 30mins drive in beautifully lounges amidst rolling hills and sharp peaks in Munnar. Visit a quaint Bungalow built in 1924, see firsthand how tea is processed and witness the life of tea planters. Visit the tea factory. Enjoy the experience of witnessing the complete tea-making process from leaf picking to tea processing and then packaging. If you wish, you can be a part of the ‘Make your tea’ program where along the pickers; you pick the leaves from the estate and process it yourself in their miniature factory. Take a tour of the tea factory to appreciate the history and legacy of the tea plantation including certain highlights which have added to the grandeur and significance of the estate. Get a tea bag for the day and end the tour on a sweet note. Overnight stay at Munnar.
Optional Activities on Extra Cost: Martial Arts, Kathakali, Elephant Safari.
Day 03: Guided Village Tour of Munnar (Top station)
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 TamilNadu.
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 04: 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 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. The tree house is located in an area that is accessible only by foot. The 4 wheel drive Jeep will only be able to take you as close to a km of the tree house. So, one will have to trek uphill for the one km distance. Therefore it is an essential that you carry only the bare essentials. The food that will be served to you at Vanya will be vegetarian. These are prepared from the vegetables and herbs that are grown at Vanya and its surroundings. Amenities like electricity are limited because we have to rely on the solar powered panels and windmill. Kindly note, we can accommodate maximum 2 adults and child is not allowed in Vanya.Hot water is prepared using an indigenous stove that uses firewood. Overnight will be at Thekkady.
Day 05: Periyar (Thekkady) to Alleppey (120Kms 04Hrs Drive)
After breakfast do boats cruise over the Periyar Lake (Book Periyar boating in advance to avoid rush www.periyarfoundation.org )and explore Periyar wildlife sanctuary. See diverse species of birds and animals making an amazing move while monkeys show their tricks to grab your attention. Later drive to Alleppey Backwaters, on arrival check in to EMERALD ISLE is a Boutique Stay on an Island in the centre of backwaters of Alleppey (Alappuzha), Kerala. It is our ancestral home for the last 150 years. We opened it to the Guests 16 years ago in August 2000.Emerald Isle is situated in nearly 9 acres with Fish ponds and canals and a Big Paddy field in the rear side and the Beautiful River Manimala right infront.Overnight at Alleppey.
Day 06: Alleppey Houseboat Cruise
Check out from Resort by 10am 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 07: Alleppey to Cochin (120Kms 03Hrs Drive)
After the breakfast Proceed to Cochin Proceed for Cochin sightseeing, 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 at Cochin.
Day 08: Departure from Alleppey to Cochin (70Kms 02Hrs 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.