Day 01: Meet & Greet @ Kollam Drive to Alleppey|130Kilometers 04Hrs drive
You will be greeted by a representative of Munnar Holidays at Kollam and drive to exciting place in Kerala to enjoy the scenic beauty of the backwaters—Alleppey, the Venice of the East. Endowed with diverse water bodies, intricate inland waterways, labyrinths of rivulets, and lakes, Alleppey will undoubtedly be embossed to your heart forever. On arrival at Alleppey By 1pm & board House Boat for 4HRS cruise on Alleppey Backwaters, The expansive stretches of green paddy fields, lines of coconut palms amidst the backwaters will make you fall in love with Alleppey and her immaculate beauty over and over again. You can also surely enjoy the exotic cuisine of Alleppey. Your overnight stay is arranged at a houseboat, which is the best part. If you so whish, you can go on a Canoe Cruise for extra cost.
Note: A/c will function only from 09:00 PM to 06:00 AM in Deluxe A/c House Boat, in Premium and Luxury AC can be used whenever required. Boat will anchor from 05:00PM till 08:00AM. Special dishes can be arranged subject to availability against direct payment, Check in 01pm & check out will be 09am.
Day 02: Alleppey to Thekkady |150Kms 04Hrs Drive
Once you have had the breakfast, we will take you to Thekkady. The drive will last about 4 hours during which we will have plenty of options for sightseeing. On arrival check into resort, Evening at Leisure for optional activities. Your overnight stay is arranged at Thekkady. Booking trekking & Boating tickets in advance to avoid any last minute concerns is advised for Thekkady boating. To book, visit: www.periyarfoundation.org. Optional Activities on Extra Cost: Martial Arts, Kathakali, Elephant Safari, Jeep Safari
Day 03 | Thekkady Sightseeing |Note Entry fees has to be taken for Entry INR 450 Per Person validity 1 day only
Driver picks up by 7am check out from Hotel and proceed for bamboo rafting, Reporting by 7:30am at Bamboo Grove, A dawn to afternoon range hiking and rafting programme through some of the richest forest tracts of Periyar Tiger Reserve., a mosaic of habitats will be traversed before the party gets into rafts made of bamboos. By rafting you will get a panoramic view of forest-clad hills. Animals like elephant, gaur and sambar are sighted keeping close to the edges of the lake. This programme time will be 7.30am to 12.30pm, you will be provided with packed food.
Coming back by 12:30pm your camping tour start from Vallakadvu 22Kms from Thekkady by 2:30pm.This Eco-tourism package includes an orientation program on forests, a vehicle safari to Gavi, wildlife film show, Bird Watching, Trekking and a complimentary boat-trip on 12th Feb 2018 (optional – Entry fees to park has to be taken INR 450 per Person) through the ever calm periyar lake. Dinner on the first day and breakfast & lunch on the second day are included in the package. Overnight at Tent.
Day 04 | Thekkady to Munnar |120Kms 04Hrs Drive
After breakfast drive to one of the most preferred and beautiful hill stations in India, Munnar. Even on the way, you will witness the abundant natural beauty of Munnar. Once you are in Munnar you can experience the hill station in all its pristine natural beauty adorned with green pastures of spice plantations, beautiful rivulets, cascading waterfalls and dense forests. You will be checked-in at the hotel as and when you are arrived. You will have plenty of time to relax and be comfortable while enjoying the hospitality of the hotel. Your overnight stay is arranged at the hotel where you can sleep tight enjoying the chilly weather of Munnar.Optional Activities on Extra Cost: Spice Plantation Visit, Elephant Safari.
Day 05: Munnar Day Tour
At the hotel, you will be provided with your breakfast and fill your stomach enough to keep going at the exciting that is looming in front of you at Munnar. We will take you to the flower garden where you can witness a myriad of exotic and beautiful flowers. Then you will have one of the most exciting things to do in Munnar—an elephant safari. Riding on the back of a tusker will leave you gasping for breath. You will also be able to visit the Mattupetty Tea Factory en route where you can witness at close quarters how the most important ingredient of the world famous beverage, tea, is made here. We will then proceed to the stunningly attractive Mattupetty Dam, Echo-Point and Kundala Dam. If you would like, you can ride on the waters of Kundala Dam on a speeding boat. The next exciting item is the drive where you will be taken along the vegetable fields located at the high mountains of Munnar at the borders of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Relishing the memories of the day, you can sleep overnight at the hotel in Munnar.
Optional Activities on Extra Cost: Martial Arts, Kathakali, Elephant Safari, Jeep Safari
Day 06: Munnar Day Tour
Once you have had breakfast, we will take you to visit the tea museum of Munnar where you can learn the history of tea gardens in Munnar and if so wish, join the demonstration of tea tasting. Next on the item is a visit to the Eravikulam National Park, home to Nilgiri Tahr which is the endangered mountain goat of South India. The park is spread 97 Square Kilometres along the Kannan Devan hills. The grass lands of the hills are worth exploring and spending time at. You will also have plenty of time to go on a shopping spree at the Munnar town which is spotted with several local shops offering a range of local arts, crafts and souvenirs you can collect before the driver picks you. One you are done with shopping, you will be taken back to Hotel. Your overnight stay is arranged at Munnar.
Booking tickets in advance to avoid any last minute concerns is advised for Eravikulam National Park. To book, visit: http://eravikulam.org/online-entry-tickets-terms/
Day 07: Munnar to Cochin Airport (100Kms 3Hrs Drive) – Cochin Sightseeing (optional) & Drop at Cochin
After Breakfast check out from Hotel, Drive to Cochin, Fondly called the Queen of Arabian Sea, Kochi is essentially an exciting holiday spot to spend time at when you are in Kerala, God’s Own Country. You will have an umpteen options such as the Mattancherry Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Jews Street, St Francis Church and Chinese Fishing Nets etc. to visit and experience in Kochi. Shopping is an exciting part of holidaying in Kochi as it offers plenty of options to indulge in a shopping spree; the Broadway street vendors, Kochi Market and other shopping centers in Kochi are best suited for shopping. If you need an international stint for your shopping, Lulu Mall for shopping is the best place for you. Later with a promise to return once again to this Paradise… Proceed on time to board your flight/train with sweet memories of your holiday. We await for your next visit … Bon Voyage. Service ends.
Deluxe 3*** Resorts Used
Valley View Room Non A/c
Coffee Routes Resorts
Coffee Bungalow Non A/c
Tent Non A/c
Nova House Boats
01 Bed Room Luxury A/c
A/c Sedan for Transfers & Sightseeing
INR 61900 Per Couple
Package cost includes
- Accommodation in mention hotels & resorts
- Kids below 5 Years will be complimentary
- 03 Nights in Munnar with Breakfast
- 01 Night in Thekkady resort with Breakfast
- 01 Night in Tent for 2 adults @ Thekkady Breakfast, lunch & Dinner
- Bamboo rafting for 2 adults
- 01 Night in Alleppey House Boat with All Meals
- 4 Hrs House Boat Cruise with Lunch & Evening Tea Snacks
- All transfers & Sightseeing by A/c Innova Car as per the itinerary
- Pick up from Kollam
- Drop @ Cochin Airport or Railway station
- Service of an English speaking Driver
- Toll & Parking
- All applicable Taxes
Package does not includes
- Travel/health insurance.
- Entrance fees to various sightseeing places.
- Camera/ Video charges.
- Any other incidentals not mentioned in the package.
- Extra runs on the transport other than the Itinerary
- Charges for early arrivals/ late departures.
Optional Activities & Entry Fees at Various sightseeing spots
- Eravikulam National park (Rajamalai) Rs.90 per Person Indians
- Eravikulam National park (Rajamalai) Foreigner Rs.360 per Person
- Eravikulam National Park Advance Reservation Rs.50 per person
- Dream Land Fun Park in Munnar Rs.600 Per Person
- Tea Museum in Munnar Rs.125 per Person
- Elephant Ride in Munnar Rs.400 per pax 15mins
- Mattupetty Dam – Speed Boating Rs.600 for 5pax 15mins
- Mattupetty Dam Entrance Rs.20 per person
- Eco-Point Pedal Boating Rs.250 pedal for 30 mins
- Kundala Dam – Pedal Boating Rs.350 for 20mins
- Top Station Entrance Rs.25 Per person/Foreign Nationals Rs.50 Per person
- Kolukumalai Tea factory visit Entrance Rs.100 per person
- Kathakali Show & Martial Arts Rs.400 per Person
- Lockhart Tea factory Entrance Rs.200 Indians & Foreigners Rs.400 per person
- Kolukkumalai Jeep safari Rs.3000 per Jeep
- 04Hrs Soft Trekking in Munnar with Guide Rs.1200 per Person
- Periyar Boating Charges Rs.225 Per Person
- Entry Fees at Periyar Tiger Reserve Rs.100 Per Person
General Terms & Conditions
Unexpected Events: In case of any interruption to the smooth go of the itinerary due to Harthal \ Bandh or such strikes, we will organize\arrange for what is best appropriate to the situation, and any additional expenses in connection with such arrangements shall be payable by the tourist. In the unlikely event of our inability to provide the assured accommodation we will arrange alternative facilities.
Tour Guide: Generally our drivers are good enough to guide you as per the itinerary though their English may not be super fluent or free of grammatical errors. But at the Museums and such historical places they would not be able to elaborate on the items. Here you need to rely on the descriptions of the items provided by the exhibitors. If you would need a professional guide other than the driver, please inform us so that we can provide one, and add the respective charges for the same.
Sightseeing: Sightseeing items mentioned along the itinerary are indicative, and you may choose see them or skip them. Waterfalls are mostly narrow or dry during summer.
Car and Driver Timings: Driver for your tour will be the same person from pickup to the drop except in case of any urgent need for change. The car and driver will be available to you throughout the tour to move as per the itinerary. Please consider that your safety is in the hands of the driver and allow him enough rest and sleep without insisting him to remain too late by nights.
The charge for the car is calculated as per the discussed itinerary, and any extra kilometers the car runs because of any change of itinerary during the tour will be chargeable as the case may be.
Holidays: Most Museums and Palaces and Zoos in Kerala are closed on Mondays. At Cochin the Dutch Palace is closed on Fridays, and the Jewish Synagogue is closed on Fridays and Saturdays. Therefore the sightseeing mentioned on the itinerary is subject to the holidays and related feasibility. If you would need to Micro-plan the itinerary please request a free micro-planning after your tour is confirmed with payment.
Check-in & Checkout Timings: Most hotels have a 2 pm check-in and 12 noon Check-out. Therefore an earlier check-in or a late Check-out will be subject to availability and approval of the respective hotel.
Extra/Optional Expenses: These are only indicative and are meant for your understanding of how much money you may carry with you for daily use.
Contact info: Kindly make sure that you have given us your contact numbers, as well as your home contact numbers to communicate in case of any urgent needs.