Kerala Holiday


Description

Kerala, a state on India's tropical Malabar Coast, has nearly 600km of Arabian Sea shoreline. It's known for its palm-lined beaches and backwaters, a network of canals. Inland are the Western Ghats, mountains whose slopes support tea, coffee and spice plantations as well as wildlife. National parks like Eravikulam and Periyar, plus Wayanad and other sanctuaries, are home to elephants, langur monkeys and tigers.


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Day 1

Arrive - Cochin - Munnar

On arrival at Cochin Airport , Our Representative will meet you & later drive to Munnar (04 Hrs), on arrival check into hotel later spend the day with local sightseeing. Situated at the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundale, Munnar is 1600 Meter above sea level. Overnight stay is arranged at Munnar.

 

Day 2

Munnar Sightseeing

After breakfast spend the day with local sightseeing. Situated at the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundale, Munnar is 1600 Meter above sea level. This majestic hill station was once the summer resort of the British government in South India. Local sightseeing of Munnar includes visit to Mattupetty Dam, Kundale Lake and Echo point. Afternoon proceed to Rajamalai were the rarest species of mountain goat, "Nilgiri Thars", can be spotted. Overnight stay is arranged at Munnar

Day 3

Munnar – Thekkady

After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Thekkady (04 Hrs); on arrival check in to the hotel. Proceed for the sightseeing tour of Thekkady - one of the world's most fascinating wild life reserves. The Periyar wild life sanctuary in Thekkady is spread across 777 sq km of which 360 sq km is thick ever green forest. Noted for its geomorphology, diversity of wild life and scenic beauty, the sanctuary was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1978. Optional activities like Boating at Periyar Lake, Spice Plantation visit and Elephant Ride can be done at an extra cost. Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 4

Thekkady - Kumarokam

After breakfast drive to kumarokam & Proceed for the backwater cruising. Lazy cruising through the backwaters takes you through canals, lakes, Fish farms, duck farms, paddy fields along a waterway bordered by swaying coconut palms. The day is free for cruising and enjoy Kumarakom backwater. You can explore the beauty of the Kumarakom backwater. Overnight stay in the Hotel

Day 5

Kumarokam-Alleppey

After breakfast checkout from the hotel and proceed to Alleppey an important backwater destination attracting thousands of tourists every year, who come all the way to enjoy Alleppey for what it offers. Referred to as the Venice of the East, the place is home to diverse animal and bird life. Alleppey is also famous for its beaches, marine products, coir industry and boat races. A singularity of this land is the region called KUTTANAD land of lush paddy fields referred to as the rice bowl of Kerala and one of the few places in the world where farming is done below sea level. Overnight stay is at Alleppey houseboa

Day 6

Alleppey - Cochin - Back to Home

After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Cochin Airport / railway station (depend on your departure place) for your flight / train back home, feeling contented about a wonderful holiday you spent in the God's Own Country