On arrival at Cochin, you will be transferred to Munnar. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Munnar is located at the confluence of 03 rivers as the very name signifies. The sprawling tea plantations and picturesque towns make Munnar a popular hill resort town in South India. Evening at leisure.
Overnight stay at the Hotel
In the morning start the sightseeing of Munnar visiting the tea plantations, Tea Museum, the Eravikulam National park home of the endangered Niligiri Thar (Ibex), followed by visit to the Mattupetty dam, the the Kundala Lake and other scenic spots.
Overnight stay at the Hotel (B)
Morning transfer to Thekkady (Periyar) (4 hrs drive). Thekkady has one of the worldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s most fascinating natural wildlife reserves noted for its geography, diverse wildlife and scenic beauty. Arive at Thekkady and check-in at Hotel: Later afternoon boat ride on the Lake Periyar where one can have a unique experience of viewing wildlife at close quarters from the safety of a boat on the lake. The greatest attraction of Periyar, however are the herds of wild elephants that come down to play in the lake (Wild life viewing is always dependent on one’s good fortune).
Overnight stay at the Hotel (B)
A Morning at leisure, at 1230 hours commence an overnight house boat cruise to Alleppey, which gives one a fascinating insight into the life of a Keralan Backwater Village. As the boat glides along the backwaters one can see the daily life in the backwater villages: the daily life in villages on narrow strips of land ,fisherman fishing, children swimming & playing in the water, women doing their daily chores, mobile shops in tiny canoes, the cultivation of paddy & its harvesting (during harvest season) huge country barges ferrying the coconuts, rice, coir etc. people traveling to the mainland for work and numerous small market places, tiny temples & churches etc.
Note: The cruise commences at 1230 hrs with lunch served on board and continues till dusk. At dusk the boat will anchor in a wide waterway or lake for the night (The backwaters close to boat traffic at dusk as the fisherman lay their nets in the backwaters. Other boats are not allowed to ply in the backwaters after dusk. On the following day the cruise commences again after breakfast and the guest will be dropped at Alleppey by 0900Hrs.
Ac will be closed during night.
Overnight stay at hotel (B)
Morning departure transfer to Cochin airport to board flight for onward journey
|Package Cost Includes||Package Cost does not Includes|
|Assistance on Arrival & Departure.||Air Fare/Train fare.|
|Accommodation on twin Sharing Basis as Per Plan.||Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips. Liquor, boating & joy rides.|
|A/c vehicle for transfers & sight seeing. Please brief to guest that vehicle will not be at disposable it will available to guest as per itinerary only.||Any other item not specified in Ã¢â‚¬Å“Cost IncludesÃ¢â‚¬Â.|
|All permit fees & hotel taxes.||Guide & Entrance Fees.|
|Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blocks etc (to be borne by the clients directly on the spot).|
|Govt. Service Tax. 2.58 %.|