Arrival at Cochin. Then to Munnar. This beautiful hill station was once the summer capital of the British Government in India. The never ending vast expanse of tea plantations and the round the year moderate climate makes it a little haven for visitors. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay at Munnar.
Day 2: Munnar
After breakfast proceed to Rajamala (Eravikulam National Park) – house of the highly endangered mountain goats – the Nilgiri Thars, Lakkam Waterfalls, echo point, shooting point and Mattupetty Dam. Speed boating facilities are available here. The dam is flanked by forests and wast expanse of grass land on one side and the Kundala tea plantation on the other. Overnight stay at Munnar.
Day 3: Munnar – Periyar / Thekkady (110 km)
Morning after breakfast to Thekkady. Afternoon visit Periyar lake around which the sanctuary is built, for boating. This is the only sanctuary in India where you can have the unique experience of viewing the wild life at close quarters from the safety of a boat. Stay in Thekkady.
Day 4: Thekkady – Kumarakom (150 km)
Drive to Kumarakom. Check in at the backwater resort and rest of the day at leisure. Try some boating and sunset cruise in Kumarakom backwaters. Or visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Overnight at Kumarakom.
Day 5: Kumarakom – Alleppey Houseboat
By noon check in to the house boat in Kumarakom for cruising through legendary backwaters of Kerala to Alleppey. On the way you will witness a full range of lives and activities and some mind boggling sceneries. Overnight in the house boat. House boat is a private boat with fully furnished spacious bath attached bed rooms, hygiene kitchen, dining area and private front deck to capture the beauty of the back waters.
Day 6: Alleppey – Kovalam (175 km)
After breakfast check out from the houseboat and proceed to Kovalam, the internationally renowned beach destination. Overnight stay at the beach side hotel.
Day 7: Kovalam
Full day at leisure at Kovalam. Spend the day in the sandy beaches of Kovalam flanked by coconut groves on one side and Arabian Sea on the other.
Day 8: Kovalam – Trivandrum (15 km)
Visit Napier Museum and Sri Padmanabha Swamy Temple in Trivandrum and proceed to airport / railway station for onward journey.
Cost per person : 38,ooo/-
*All accommodation in the above mentioned hotels as per the occupancy mentioned above.
*Meal plan – Check the HOTEL SECTION in Itinerary.
* House boat is selected in Alleppey or Kumarakom –AP at house boat(Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner) not valid if Stay is HOTELS at Alleppey / Kumarakom.
* All transfers and sightseeing as per the above itinerary by the above vehicle(s).
* All toll, parking, driver Bata, fuel cost and night halt etc.
* Normal Duty Time of Drivers – 8.00 Am to 8.00 Pm.