Day 1: Cochin – Munnar
Board your flight and arrive Cochin. On arrival, you will meet our representative who will transfer you to Munnar. Check-in to your hotel in the evening, unpack and relax. Spend some time in the local markets for shopping and enjoy the evening at your own leisure. Return to your hotel and a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 2: Munnar Local Sightseeing
After breakfast at the hotel, take a sightseeing tour of Munnar. Munnar is famous for its tea plantations. Visit the beautiful serenity of the tea plantations (remains closed on Mondays). Also visit Eravikulam National Park and explore its rich flora and fauna.
Relish the local food at a good restaurant. Later in the afternoon, visit Mattupetty Lake and Dam. Enjoy the echo phenomenon at the famous Echo Point.
Return to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the evening at your own leisure. Have a warm, hearty dinner and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay in your room.
Day 3: Munnar - Thekkady (110 kilometres in approximately 4 hours)
After early breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Thekkady.
On arrival, check-in to your hotel and have lunch (on your own).
In the afternoon, proceed for a soul soothing boat cruise through the backwaters near Thekkady. Thekkady is known for its Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. During your cruise, stopover at this fascinating town and observe the wild animals in their natural habitat.
Later in the evening, visit the theatre and enjoy the traditional Kathakali Show (in a non-air-conditioned theatre) (on direct payment basis)
Indulge in shopping, take a tour around the Spice Plantations or enjoy an elephant ride (on direct payment basis) in the evening.
Return to your hotel in the evening. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel after a hearty dinner.
Day 4: Thekkady – Alleppey
After breakfast Check out your resort and drive to Alleppey; also known as Venice of the east by its special geographical features as the place is famous for its vast back water stretches and paddy fields. By 12 pm you can board your houseboat to explore the back waters and its serene beauty. Enjoy the ride through the lagoons and veirgin coir villages, small islands etc; delicious cuisines and an overnight stay on-board.
Day 5: Alleppey – Cochin
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed to Cochin airport to connect for your onward journey.