Places: Munnar → Thekkady → Alappuzha → Kochi → Guruvayoor
Days : 6 Nights / 7 Days
Day 1 – 2
Kochi Airport → Munnar
After your arrival at the Cochin International Airport, you will be moved to Munnar. Check in at the hotel at Munnar. Spend two days absorbing the charismatic beauty of Munnar.
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.
Your 2 nights stay is arranged in Munnar.
Munnar → Thekkady
After breakfast early in the morning, you can check out from the hotel. You will be taken to Thekkady which is a 3 hours’ drive. Check in at the hotel in Thekkady. After resting for a while visit the major tourist locations of Thekkady.
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.
You can stay overnight at Thekkady.
Thekkady → Alappuzha (Alleppey)
After breakfast you will be moved to Alappuzha (Alleppey)
Alleppey is known for its network of canals, lakes and rivers that add charm to the nature. Truly, it iscalled the Venice of the East. It is a pretty town known for its beaches, backwaters, coir factories and boat races.
Check in at the houseboat after arrival on Alleppey. Enjoy a cruise through the brackish backwaters. Enjoy nature while cruising through the backwaters. After spending the entire day in the houseboat with a sumptuous lunch and dinner, the houseboat will anchor in the backwaters by 6 pm for a spectacular overnight stay in the backwaters.
Overnight stay is arranged in the houseboat.
Alleppey → Kochi
After breakfast check out from the houseboat by 10am. Move to Kochi. Check in at the hotel in Kochi.
Spend the day in visiting the major tourist attractions in and around Cochin. Kochi (also called as Cochin) is a picturesque port city situated in God’s Own country, Kerala. It is bordered by Western Ghats on the east and Arabian Sea on the west. It is a bewitchingly scenic place with breathtaking places to visit. Cochin is sometimes also referred to as the Gateway to Kerala. Placesof tourist interest in Cochin include Fort Kochi, Mattancherry Palace, Dutch Palace, Hill Palace, St.Francis church, Jewish synagogue, Jew Street, Willingdon Island, Chinese fishing nets etc.
Overnightstay is arranged in the hotel.
Kochi → Guruvayur
After breakfast proceed to Guruvayoor – a thriving township in Trichur district, Guruvayoor is known for its scenic beauty and serenity. The place is noted for the Guruvayurappan Temple, Anakotta – Guruvayur Devaswom elephant sanctuary – one of the largest elephant sanitarium in all over the world. Also known as Punnathurkotta, Anakotta is 3 km far from Guruvayur Temple. Evening Darshan at Guruvayoor Temple.
Overnight stay in Guruvayoor.
Guruvayur → Cochin International Airport
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Cochin International Airport) for onward journey.