Day: 1 Kochi
Upon arrival at Kochi (Cochin) our representative will transfer to your
hotel. You will take a half-day sightseeing of Cochin by boat. A few
interesting sites included in the tour are the Chinese fishing nets
along the Vasco Da Gama Square, Santa Cruz Basilica, St. Francis Church,
VOC Gate, Bastion Bungalow etc. Overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 2: Kochi to Munnar
Proceed to Munnar enjoying the scenic beauty and the marvelous
waterfalls, high mountains with the low flying clouds passing by. In the
evening you can go for sight seeing of Munnar, which includes the Raja
Malai, a peak of Munnar where you can see Neel Thar (mountain goats).
Overnight will be at Munnar.
Day 3: Munnar - Anamudi - Munnar
After breakfast you will be taken to tea plantations, Anamudi,
Eravikulam National Park, Devikulam, Mattupetty, Pallivasal, Pothamedu,
Attukal etc. You will have rest of the day at leisure. Overnight will be
Day 4: Munnar - Periyar
Morning, proceed to Periyar on the way visiting Idukki dam. Upon
arrival you will check in at hotel. Periyar wildlife sanctuary is home
to nomadic tribes of wild elephant, boar, deer, the great Indian tiger
and more. In the evening go for boat cruise in the lake to watch wild
animals. Overnight stay will be at Periyar.
Day 5: Periyar
In the morning, you will be taken for boating through Periyar Lake and
Wildlife sanctuary. You can visit the rare species of plants and
animals. Afternoon visit spice plantations like cardamom, cinnamon,
pepper, coffee, tea estates etc. on your way back to the hotel, you
could stop at the local market and pick up some fragrant spices.
Overnight stay will be at Periyar.
Day 6: Periyar - Kumarakom
Early morning proceed to Kumarakom. Reach and visit the Bird Sanctuary
and then proceed to the Vembanand Lake. The backwaters of Kerala are a
unique product of Kerala and are found nowhere else in the world.
Backwaters are a network of lakes, canals and estuaries and deltas of
forty-four rivers that drain into the Arabian Sea. Overnight stay will
be at Houseboat.
Day 7: House Boat Cruise
On the seventh day of the tour also you will be cruising through the
backwaters of Kerala and stay overnight in the Houseboat.
Day 8: Alleppey
Disembark the boat at the reception of the backwater resort at.
Overnight will be at Alleppey.
Day 9: Kochi
After breakfast proceed to Kochi. On reaching Kochin/Cochin you will
spend the day in shopping. In the evening proceed for Kathakali dance
presentation. Overnight will be at Kochi/Cochin.
Day 10: Departure
After breakfast at hotel you will visit the Shiva Temple and transfer
to airport/railway station according to the timings of flight/train.