Itinerary (Munnar – Thekkady)
Day 1: Cochin – Munnar (140kms/4hrs).
On arrival at Cochin Airport, meet our representative. Proceed to Munnar. On the way, enjoy beautiful streams, small waterfalls, rubber, pepper, cardamom & tea plantations and thick forests. On arrival at Munnar, check into hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2: Munnar
After breakfast proceed for a sightseeing tour of Munnar covering Mattupetty Lake & Dam, Mattupetty dairy farm, Echo Point, Kundale Lake & Blossom Garden. Return to hotel in the evening for overnight stay.
Day 3: Munnar
After breakfast visit Rajamalai and Eravikulam Wildlife Sanctuary famous for the Nilgiri Tahr and tea gardens. Evening free at leisure. Local sightseeing / shopping can be done.
Day 4: Munnar – Thekkady (Periyar) (125 kms / 3 hrs)
Thekkady is a pleasant heaven on earth for those who love nature in its wild manifestations. Spices are found in abundance in Periyar. Get ready for a spice tour to view the plantations of a wide variety of spices like cardamom, pepper, tea, coffee, cloves, ginger, turmeric, cumin seed, etc. Overnight stay at the hotel in Thekkady.
Day 5: Thekkady (Periyar)
Visit the Periyar National Park – One of the finest sanctuaries in the country. Key fauna include elephant, tiger, panther, leopard, etc. 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. Enjoy boating at Periyar Lake. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 6: Thekkady (Periyar) – Cochin (190 kms / 4 hrs).
After breakfast, say goodbye to Thekkady. Cochin also known as “Queen of Arabian Sea” due to the long maritime history; Arabs, Chinese, Dutch, British and Portuguese followed the sea routes to Cochin. The fascinating Chinese Fishing nets are typical of kochi. Visit Dutch Palace (Closed on Fridays), Jewish Synagogue (Closed on Saturdays and Jewish holidays), St. Francis church, Santa Cruz basilica, Chinese Fishing Nets (as time permits as per flight or train timings) Transfer to Cochin Airport / Railway station. Come Back home with sweet memories of your tour.
- Accommodation at all places on twin sharing basis
- Daily breakfast
- Transportation from Cochin to Cochin by AC Indica / AC Tavera
- All sightseeing and excursions as per itinerary by respective car as mentioned above
- All applicable taxes
- Airfare/train fare
- Any meals other then those specified in ‘Cost Includes’
- Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
- Guide &Entrance fees during sightseeing
- Service tax of the hotel
- Any other item not specified in ‘cost includes’