Experiential destination Kerala holiday
- 6 days
- 2 persons
- Family Holidays
A holiday exploration covering the best destinations in Kerala, starting with the view of the mesmerizing waterfalls and then heading uphill towards Munnar. Later, spending time in the haven of waterways, Alappuzha. There you can enjoy the ride and stay on the houseboat moving through the backwaters. Also, explore the cultural hub, Cochin. This vacation will be a true delight.
A fusion of culture, history, and nature makes Kerala a heavenly abode for travellers from around the world. The picturesque terrain of the high range has a serene atmosphere that blends into your soul as you ride uphill. Tea, coffee, and spice plantations are a common sight in the area along with a variety of flora and fauna. The low-lying areas of the state have the refreshing vibe of beautiful backwaters and beaches. Moreover, the urban areas bear the mark of pre-independence history and traces of its culture.
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tour plans 6 days
COCHIN - ATHIRAPPILLY (78.9 km/approx. 2 hrs 32 mins): Arrival: Cochin International Airport. Our representative will meet you there. Transfer to Athirappilly. Check-in to the resort. Visit the Athirappilly waterfalls -the waterfalls are a mesmerizing sight to behold and the perfect spot for bird watchers and nature lovers. Then go to the Vazhachal waterfalls -located 5 km from Athirappilly, with dense forest sheltering endemic species like the Hornbill. Overnight stay at the resort in Athirappilly.
ATHIRAPPILLY - MUNNAR (128 km/approx. 4 hrs 4 mins): Have breakfast, and check out of the resort. Proceed to Munnar. Layered with tea and spice plantations the hill station engulfs everyone in its refreshing greenery. Located in the high range, Munnar shelters a variety of flora and fauna. The rolling hills present an enchanting view of the tea and spice plantations. The beauty of the place is beyond words. En route visit Cheeyappara -the seven-step waterfall is a marvelous sight a budding eco-tourism spot; and Valara waterfalls -a popular photo stop site where one can enjoy yet another magnificent view of water gushing down the rocks. Check-in to the hotel. Spend the evening at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel in Munnar.
MUNNAR SIGHTSEEING: Have breakfast at the hotel. Go sightseeing in Munnar. Visit the topmost point in Munnar, and see the panoramic view of the Western Ghats. Visit the Eravikulam National Park -which provides a safe home for the Nilgiri Tahr and several rare species of birds and animals; Blossom Hydel Park -this exotic place has freshly blooming flowers. Then, go to Echo Point -scream your heart out and feel the joy of its echo. Also, enjoy the mesmerizing view of the clouds floating by and the beauty of the valley beneath; Anamudi Peak -the highest peak in the Western Ghats. Later, visit the Tata Tea Museum -the perfect place to add much value to your knowledge about tea. Overnight stay at the hotel.
MUNNAR - ALLEPPEY (162.5 km/approx. 4 hrs 35 mins): Have breakfast, and check out of the hotel. Proceed to Alleppey. Alappuzha (or Alleppey) is famous for its waterways. Just the thought of it brings the visuals of huge houseboats cruising through the backwaters. The Alappuzha Lighthouse, Mullakkal Temple, and Punnamada lake snake boat race add to its traditional vibe. With its backwaters, beaches, paddy fields, canals, and lagoons, the sight of the place justifies its popular title, Venice of the East. Check-in to the houseboat. The rest of the day is free for leisure. All meals are included. Overnight stay in the houseboat.
ALLEPPEY – COCHIN (53 km/approx. 1 hr 10 mins): Have breakfast, and check out of the houseboat. Proceed to Cochin. Check-in to the hotel. Go sightseeing around the city. Cochin (or Kochi) is an explorer’s city. With colors and sounds bustling through the hustle of the urban center. The element of Portuguese, Dutch, and British cultures are reflected in the streets of this port city. Especially, in Fort Kochi where all the vibrance of the city is at its max. Traders and travelers flock to the city at all times. And rightly so because it has a fusion of marvels to explore, such as Kerala art centers, museums, a synagogue, Jew shopping streets, beaches, and much more. Go for a stroll through the old Portuguese and Dutch colonies in Fort Kochi and Mattancherry. Taste mouthwatering varieties of foods including Indo-continental dishes. Visit the beautiful beaches. Shop to your heart's content in the shopping streets. Overnight stay at the hotel in Cochin.
COCHIN : Have breakfast, and check out of the hotel. Proceed to Cochin airport to board the flight back home. Have a pleasant journey ahead!
Daily breakfastTransportation by A/C Sedan throughout the travelAll tolls and taxes5-nights accommodation in deluxe category rooms in the mentioned hotels or equivalent
Additional meals or beveragesTickets at the places for sightseeingPersonal expenses such as laundry, phone calls, and othersLunch and dinnerFlight ticketsAnything not mentioned in the itinerary