6 Days 5 Nights Kerala Tour Package ( 6X5C )
DAY 1 – Kochi / Cochin to Munnar (135 KM / 4.5 Hours)
Starts from Cochin and reaches Munnar by afternoon. On the way visit Cheeyappara and Valara Waterfalls, Spice Plantations etc.
Munnar sightseeing and stay at Munnar.
DAY 2 – Munnar Sightseeing
Munnar is rated as one of the best hill stations in India. It is a gorgeous hill station situated in the Western Ghats at an elevation of about 5000 feet above sea level. With numerous tea plantations, Munnar is the focal point of Kerala’s tea industry. The word ‘Munnar’ refers to three rivers and Munnar is located at the meeting point of three streams namely Muthirapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Munnar is blessed with forests, lakes and tea estates. Anamudi, the highest peak in South India is located near Munnar.
Sightseeing destinations includes Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetty Dam, Tea Gardens, Echo Point, Kannan Devan Tea Museum, Munnar Floriculture Centre, C.S.I Christ Church, DreamLand Adventure and Fun Park, Photo Point, Honey Bee Tree, Kundala Dam & Lake.
You can also enjoy Boating in the lake, Rock Climbing, Trekking (optional).
Overnight stay at Munnar.
DAY 3 – Munnar to Thekkady / Periyar (110 KM / 4 hours)
Thekkady is hailed as the paradise of aromatic spices like cinnamon, black pepper, cardamom and clove. Mullaperiyar dam and boating in the lake are the major highlights of Thekkady. For about 2 happy hours you can enjoy the boating. During this exhilarating experience you can also have a glimpse of the wildlife in the nearby forests. Capture the rare moments in your camera. It is a place with a wide scope for adventure tourism. Periyar Tiger Trail, Nature walk, Bamboo Rafting etc. are organized by the Forest Department for adventure loving tourists.
Plantation tourism, a new face of Kerala tourism is also promoted where you can see the method of plantation of different spices of Kerala. Visit the Periyar wildlife sanctuary that is situated in Thekkady.
Activities in Thekkady
Enjoy various adventure activities offered by Thekkady such as trekking, border hiking and bamboo rafting. Optional activities like Boating at Periyar Lake, Jungle Jeep Safari, Spice Plantation visit and Elephant Ride, Kathakali, Kalaripayattu can be done at an extra cost.
After a beautiful and thrilling day, return to hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
DAY 4 – Thekkady to Alapuzha / Alleppey Houseboat (160 KM 4 Hours)
Transfer to Alleppey, the panoramic backwater destination. In fact, backwaters are the prime attraction of this tourist place. Board your traditional houseboat here to enjoy a delightful cruise experience. Enjoy an overnight stay in your houseboat and taste a wide range of tasty cuisines. It must be a wonderful experience for the travelers to spend a night in the houseboat. These thatch-roofed traditional houseboats are locally known as kettuvallams or the ‘boat with knots’. Houseboat cruising is the best way to enjoy the natural beauty of Alleppey. Spend the rest of the day to enjoy cruising along the shimmering backwaters.
Backwater cruising is an excellent way for relaxation. Besides, travelers can get an idea about the day-to-day life of the backwater villages. The kettuvallams are usually come with 2-3 bedrooms, a separate kitchen, an en suite basin, WC and a sit out area. Guests can enjoy air conditioning from 9 pm to 7 am. The crew members make your houseboat cruise a memorable experience.
Overnight stay in the houseboat.
DAY 5 – Alappuzha / Alleppey to Kovalam (4.5 Hours 170 KM)
Sightseeing includes Light House Beach, Howah Beach,, Ashoka beach. Kovalam beaches have lovely coconut palms fringe the golden sand. Overnight stay at Kovalam
DAY 6 – Kovalam to Cochin (240 KM 5.5 Hours) Or Trivandrum Airport ( 14 KM 0.5 Hours)
For Trivandrum Drop, sightseeing includes Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple, Kuthiramalika Palace, Napier Museum, Sree Chitra Art Gallery & Thiruvananthapuram Zoo
For Cochin Drop, sightseeing includes Fort Kochi, Indian Naval Maritime Museum, St. Francis Church, Chinese Fishing Nets, Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, Mattancherry Palace, Paradesi Synagogue, Hill Palace Tripunithura. You can find some time for shopping at Cochin
Drive back to your hometown with the sweet memories of Kerala trip with KSU.