Traveling in the land of God’s Own Country is impeccable, one of the most sought destination in the world. The Kerala riveting diversity of India where there is tangible beauty and a phenomenal thing like total literacy, the land of full of beauty beaches, the world famous backwaters, Spice Garden, Tea Estate, Wildlife, Lake. Kerala offers unique opportunity to experience breathtakingly beautiful backwaters which consist of a complex network of brackish lagoons, lovely lakes and canals. The most predominant way to experience the Kerala backwaters is Kerala houseboats (also known as Kettuvalloms). Take a leisurely journey along Kerala backwater on luxurious Kerala houseboats. Have opportunity to reside at Kerala houseboat floating over beautiful backwaters. This tour gives you the experience of all the charms of Kerala.
Destination Covered : Cochin - Munnar - Thekkady - Kumarakom - Houseboat
Tour Durations : 05 nights / 06 days
Day 01 : Kochi
Arrival at Gods own country. On arrival met & greet at the you at Kochi Airport/ Railway Station and then transfer to the hotel. Check-in and relax. Proceed for a half day city sightseeing tour of Kochi. Kochi which is having the best preserved history of colonial times and the ideal way to bring it alive is to take a walk down memory lane. The major tourist attractions are Chinese Fishing Nets, St. Francis Church, Santa Cruz Basilica, Jewish Synagogue, and Mattancherry Palace/Dutch Palace. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.
Day 02 : Kochi – Munnar (158 kms)
After having healthy breakfast proceed to Munnar, the place is breathtakingly beautiful, a haven of peace and tranquility – on of the most sought destination of Munnar. Munnar is the gateway of Hills in South India. On the way you can also watch the lovely waterfalls in Cheeyappara and colourful flowers in Blossom Garden. Arrive at Hotel. Check-in at the hotel rest of the free for personal activities. Explore rest of the day along with the nature. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.
Day 03 : Munnar
After breakfast proceed for a morning sightseeing trip of Munnar the main attraction are Eravikulam National Park where you can see the very rare mountain goats locally called the Nilgiri Tahr, visit Mattupetty Dam which offers many fascinating sights to relish. The Shola forests around Mattupetty are ideal for trekking and bird watching, with the variety of birds found there. Kundala is a picturesque town located at the confluence of three mountain streams namely Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Enroute visit Echo Point, View Point & green carpet of Tea Gardens.
Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.
Day 04 : Munnar – Thekkady (110 kms)
After having breakfast proceed to Thekkady, diverse attractions like Wildlife Sanctuary, Hill Station and Spice Plantation. Natures own little hideout nestled in the hills of Thekkady. Arrive Hotel check-in at the hotel. After wards visit the local spice market for some garden fresh spices and handicrafts. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.
Day 05 : Thekkady
After breakfast proceed to the one of the most important of all sanctuary called Periyar Wild life Sanctuary. The place where one can go for a Wildlife cruise to view a large variety of wildlife like Wild Elephants, Nilgiri Langur, Sambar Deer, Wild Bison, Wild Boar etc, and quite a lot of unique birds can also be spotted. You can recreate yourself by having Optional activities like spice plantation Tour, Bamboo Rafting, Trekking and Elephant ride. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.
Day 06 : Thekkady – Kumarakom /Alleppey (130 kms)
After having breakfast proceed to Kumarakom/Alleppey. The backwaters of Kerala is a unique product of Kerala and is found no where else in the world. Sparkling greens, emerald backwaters, coir-laden houseboats and magical beauty heals your mind and body as you travel to surreal Kerala. Kumarakom is blessed with the Vembanad Lake which has its majestic canals, streams and distributaries along its banks weave an intricate and enchantingly beautiful web. The major attraction of Kumarakom is the Bird Sanctuary which lies at the edge of the grounds of an old estate where a profusion of all kinds of birds can be observed. Domestic birds such as cuckoo, wild duck, egrets, darters, herons, teal, and water fowl can be seen in abundance here, and the Siberian storks which migrate to this place each year. OPTIONAL: You can book Houseboat at an supplement cost. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 07 : Kumarakom/Alleppey – Kochi (100 kms)
Breakfast at Hotel & transfer to Cochin Airport./Railway station to board your flight/train with sweet memories of your holidays.