Kerala is located on the southern tip of India with the Arabian Sea in the west and the Western Ghats towering 500 – 2700m in the east. Kerala is divided into three regions – the coastal lowlands, the fertile midlands and the highlands. The lowlands of Kerala are networked by endless backwaters and the deltas of forty four rivers. The midlands are rich with cashew, coconut, arecanut, tapioca, banana, rice, ginger, pepper, sugarcane and vegetable plantations. The forested highlands abound in tea, coffee, rubber and spice plantations and wildlife.
Day 01: COCHIN to MUNNAR; 140KM, 4Hrs Drive
Arrive at Cochin and proceed to the famous hill stations of Munnar (140Km; 4hrs Drive). Upon arrival check into the hotel and refresh yourself. Then proceed for sight seeing. Visit Rajamalai, the natural habitat of Nilgiri Tahr. Rajamalai is 2695mts above from the sea level. (Visiting Time: 07.00 to 18.00Hrs). Then back to the hotel with overnight stay at Munnar.
Day 02: AT MUNNAR
After breakfast (0900Hrs) proceed for full day sight seeing at Munnar. Visit Mattupetty Dam (22Km from Hotel) which is situated at a height of 1700Mts. Afterwards move on to visit Eco-point and Kundala lake. Then back to the hotel and overnight stay at Munnar.
Day 03: MUNNAR to KUMARAKOM; 180KM, 04.30Hrs Drive
After breakfast, get transferred to Kumarakom. Check-in to the House Boat and enjoy the virgin beauty of back waters, Vembanadu Lake and Kumarakom. Over night stay in the House Boat.
Day 04: KUMARAKOM to COCHIN; 65KM, 1.30Hrs Drive
After breakfast check-out from House boat and proceed to Cochin. If time permits, sight seeing could be continued at old part of Cochin, Fort Cochin and Mattancherry. Visit the famous Chinese fishing nets which are distinctly unique to Cochin and watch its operations, then visit the famous St. Francis church where Vascoda Gama was buried. Afterwards visit Mattancherry palace (Dutch Palace), where one can find a fine collection of Mural paintings depicting the scenes of Hindu epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata. Then you can walk through the Jewish street and visit the famous Jewish Synagogue which is built in 1568 and magnificently decorated by Chinese tiles and Belgian chandeliers. Later in the evening we will have sunset cruise – cruise to the deep sea to watch sunset. Return back to Hotel with overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 05: DROP at COCHIN
After breakfast check-out from hotel and drop at Airport for departure.
TOUR COST INCLUDES
All transportation and sightseeing through an A/C or Non A/C Vehicle as per the itinerary.
Daily breakfast in hotels and all meals in the houseboat.
Sunset cruise with tea and snacks – Sagar Rani.
Toll and parking for the vehicle
All accommodation as per the details given above.
TOUR COST DOES NOT INCLUDE
Rate does not include Air / Rail fare
Any other which does not include in the cost include list
Rate does not include entrance charges for the monuments and at destinations.
Rate does not include Guide charges