Scenic evergreen Western ghats
- 6 days
- 1 person
- Family Holidays
Kerala is one of the most visited destinations in South India. The credit goes to its differentiated landscapes; from mountains and valleys to beaches and backwaters, the state has it all covered. Not only that, the mouthwatering cuisines and the traditional art forms add a cultural delight to the already mesmerizing natural beauty of the region. This tour follows the trail from the mountains to the waters. Beginning at Munnar, followed by Thekkady, and Kumarakom, this vacation is a complete Kerala scenic exploration.
tour plans 6 days
Kochi - Munnar (120 km/approx. 4.5 hrs): Arrival: Cochin International Airport. Our representative will meet you. Transfer to Munnar. Enroute visit Athirapally waterfalls. Check-in to the hotel and spend the evening at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel in Munnar.
Sightseeing in Munnar: Have breakfast at the hotel. Explore Eravikulam National Park, sheltering many endangered species. Enjoy trekking and relish a stroll through tea plantations. Proceed towards the Tea Museum, and learn about the history of tea plantations in the region. Later visit Mattupetty Dam, Eco Point, and Flower garden. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Munnar - Thekkady (90 km/ approx. 2.5 hrs): Have breakfast, and check out of the hotel. Proceed to Thekkady (Periyar). Check-in to the hotel. Thekkady – the hills are rich in biodiversity and the region also has the Periyar National Park. In the afternoon, proceed for a boat ride at Periyar Lake. In the evening, watch the traditional Kalaripayattu show. Overnight stay at the hotel in Thekkady.
Thekkady - Kumarakom (130 km/ approx. 3.5 hrs): Have breakfast, and check out of the hotel. Proceed to Kumarakom - the delightful Vembanad Lake is dotted with innumerable rafts and boats. The waterways and the canals enhance the view of the region. Enjoy a sunset cruise on Vembanad Lake. Overnight at the backwater resort.
Kumarakom - Kochi (50 km/ approx. 1.5 hrs): Have breakfast, and check out of the hotel. Proceed to Cochin. Upon Check-in to the hotel. Go for a city tour, visit the Mattancherry Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Chinese fishing nets, and local spice market. Later, enjoy the performing art of Kathakali Dance. Overnight stay at the hotel in Cochin.
Departure: Have breakfast, and check out of the hotel. Transfer to Cochin airport to board the flight back home. Have a pleasant journey ahead!
Drivers allowances, toll taxes, and GST5-nights accommodation in deluxe rooms in the mentioned hotels or equivalentSightseeing as per itinerary by private tourist vehicleMeal plan as mentioned
Air tickets and airport taxesCamera/video camera fees applicable at monumentsGuide serviceKalaripayattu show in ThekkadyPersonal expenses like laundry, phone calls, tips to guides/drivers, and so onEntrance fees at monuments and gardensBoat ride in Periyar Lake