Day 01 Arrival Cochin
Arrive in Cochin and transfer to the hotel. Check into the hotel and enjoy rest of the day at leisure. Later on enjoy half day City tour of Cochin -Visit the Mattancherry Dutch Palace - (closed on Fridays and public holidays), which was built by the Portuguese in 1555 and renovated by the Dutch in 1663. Visit Fort Cochin Area. Visit St. Francis Church - (closed for visitors on Sundays from 08.00 to 11.00 hrs.) the oldest European Church in India. See the Chinese Fishing Nets, along the tip of Fort Cochin unique to this part of Kerala and living symbols of a centuries-old Chinese influence on this coast. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 02 Cochin – Munnar (135kms/4hrs)
After breakfast, check out of the hotel. Drive to Munnar, arrive by the afternoon. Munnar is a picturesque hill station situated in the eastern part of Kerala; lush green-carpeted tea and coffee plantations surround it. The beautiful landscapes, cozy weather, and the smell of tealeaves make Munnar one of the most sought-after destinations in South India. Munnar is situated near the Anaimudi Peak, the highest peak in the Western Ghats. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 03 Munnar
Today morning after breakfast visit Mattupetty dam which has an artificial lake built by a small hydroelectric project. Echo Point is known for the natural echo affect it produces. Tea Museum explains about the processing of tea and history of Munnar and Eravikulam National Park is known as the natural habitat of endangered Nilgiri Tahr. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 04 Munnar – Thekkady (110kms/3.5hrs)
Today after breakfast depart for Periyar by road. Arrive Periyar and transfer to hotel . The town also houses one of world’s most fascinating natural wildlife sanctuaries. A visit to Periyar also provides you the opportunity to see wildlife at close ranges, besides the varied vegetation and a wide variety of birds. Lying at an altitude of 700-1900 m above sea level, Periyar has a cool and comfortable climate. Out here, you can also go for treks and mountain walks or visit spice plantation or enjoy boat ride at Lake Periyar(On direct payment basis). Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 05 Thekkady – Kumarakom/Alleppey (160kms/4hrs)
After breakfast, check out of the hotel. Drive to Kumarakom/Alleppey and arrive by the afternoon, Check into the hotel and enjoy rest of the day at leisure or take an optional cruise on the backwaters. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 06 Kumarakom/Alleppey – Cochin (95 kms/2.5 hrs)
After breakfast, check out of the hotel. Drive to Cochin and transfer to airport/railway station for your onward journey.
- Accommodation on double sharing basis.
- Daily breakfast at all places.
- All transfers and sightseeing by AC Vehicle.
- All toll taxes, parking charges, driver allowances.
- All currently applicable hotel taxes except GST @ 3.09%