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Natural Wonders of Kerala

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Overview

Overview

A short tour of God's own country - verdant hillsides with their bounty of spices; intensely green paddy fields, the backwaters, wildlife and lush countryside of Kerala. Kochi, where the tour begins, is a cluster of islands and one of the finest natural harbors in the world. Munnar an exotic hill station, suspended in time amidst sprawling tea plantations; wildlife reserve at Thekkady ; Kumarakom who slumbers on the banks of the famous Vembanad Lake with its numerous canals, streams and distributaries that weave an intricate and enchantingly beautiful web all combine to make this a most enjoyable itinerary.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

• Cochin - Witness the classical Kathakali dance, the classical drama of Kerala
• Munnar - Tata Tea Museum
• Thekkady - A guided walk through the spice plantation
• Alleppey - After breakfast you will be transferred to the Alleppey Jetty point to board houseboat
• Kumarakom - Board the houseboat for half day cruise with lunch
• Cochin - Visit the St. Francis Church, Santa Cruz Basilica, Synagogue and Dutch Palace

Day 1 - Arrival Cochin

Upon arrival in Cochin, you will be met & assisted by our representative & will be transferred to your hotel.Spend the rest of your day is at leisure.

Cochin (Kochi) is spread across islands and promontories in a stunning location between the Arabian Sea and the Backwaters. The city was founded in 1341 when a flood created a natural safe port which became the principal harbour for Malabar Coast's spice trade.

In the evening witness the Classical Indian Dance Show - Kathakali, the classical drama of Kerala.

Stay overnight in Cochin.

Day 2 - Cochin To Munnar

Today morning after breakfast, drive to Munnar (130 kms / 4 Hrs).

Upon arrival in Munnar, check-in at the hotel.

Munnar is the nature-lover's paradise. Snuggling in the green and serene Kannan Devan Hills lies the quiet and restful resort of Munnar. Panoramic views of low-flying clouds and mist filled valleys make it a pretty little heaven with a cool bracing climate. It was opened up out of virgin forests a century ago by pioneering planters. Within its remote and elderly churches - gracious, stone-structures with ancient chandeliers and rosewood pews. A little beyond lies Anaimudi, South India's highest peak.

Later proceed to visit the Tata Tea Museum.

Stay overnight in Munnar.

Day 3 - Munnar To Thekkady

Morning post breakfast you will be driven Munnar to Thekkady.

Upon arrival proceed for check-in at hotel.

Periyar forest of Thekkady is well known for wild life sanctuary, situated on the banks of Periyar Lake and also known for diversity of wildlife and scenic beauty, which attracts visitors from all over the world.

Stay overnight in Thekkady

Day 4 - Thekkady

In the morning proceed for a guided walk through spice plantation to see the cultivation of cardamom, pepper, vanilla and coffee.

In the afternoon proceed for common boat ride at the Lake Periyar.

Stay overnight in Periyar

Evening is at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5 - Thekkady to Alleppey

After breakfast you will be transferred to the Alleppey Jetty point to board houseboat.

Stay overnight on board.

Day 6 - Alleppey to Kumarakom

Today morning after breakfast, de-board at the hotel.

Proceed to check-in at the hotel.

Kumarakom: Located on the Southern coast of India enjoys a well-balanced tropical climate. Nature has composed its magic to perfection here. A million verdant coconut palms lining the rivers lean to examine its reflections on the glassy rivers. Everywhere, nature is at its best. Blooming forth in perfumes of flowers. In the riot of colours of multi-hued birds. In the fresh, succulent and bountiful freshwater fishes.

Spend the evening at leisure. Stay overnight in Kumarakom.

Day 7 - Kumarakom

Today morning breakfast at the hotel.

Spend the rest of the day relaxing at the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 8 - Kumarakom To Cochin

Today morning after breakfast, you will be transferred in your private car back to Cochin.

Upon arrival in Cochin, check-in at the hotel.

Later, set off for the half day tour of Cochin.

Visit the St. Francis Church, Santa Cruz Basilica, Synagogue, Chinese Fishing Nets and Dutch Palace.

Stay overnight in Cochin.

Day 9 -Cochin -Departure

Today morning on time, you will be transferred in your private car back to Cochin International airport to connect flight for onward destination.

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Natural Wonders of Kerala

natural wonders of kerala
  • Day 1Arrive Cochin
  • Day 2Cochin to Munnar
  • Day 3Munnar to Thekkady
  • Day 4Thekkady
  • Day 5Thekkady to Alleppey
  • Day 6Alleppey to Kumarakom
  • Day 7Kumarakom
  • Day 8Kumarakom to Cochin
  • Day 9Depart Cochin

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