Accommodation for total 05 nights inclusive of buffet breakfast
All meals included in 01 night stay at House Boat
All Tours by A/C Indica as mentioned in the itinerary with an English speaking driver
24 hr point of contact during your stay
Drivers night halt charges
Toll & Parking charges
All presently applicable taxes
Any services other than the ones mentioned above.
Air Tickets/train ticket
Any extras like table drinks, telephone calls, any tips, laundry etc or any other items of personal nature
Still camera or video camera fees
Tips at Restaurant \ Hotels during meal. Any meals not mentioned in the itinerary
Any tips to drive \ guide \ escort\entry fees to monuments,palaces and Sancturies and National Parks \ boating charges
Day 01 Cochin
Upon arrival, direct transfer to the hotel, later proceed for sightseeing in & around Cochin which includes,the Dutch Palace – The place has a fine collection of mural paintings depicting the scenes from the Hindu epics Mahabharata & Ramayana, Jewish Synagogue – the oldest synagogue in the world is magnificently decorated by Chinese tiles and Belgian chandeliers, was built in 1568. St. Francis Church: is the oldest church built by Europeans in India, where thePortugese traveller Vasco da gama was buried at first, later his remains were transferred to Portugal. & Huge, elegantChinese fishing nets that line the tip of Fort Cochin.
Day 02 Cochin -Munnar (140km / 4 hrs)
After breakfast, drive to Munnar Enroute visitValara & Cheeyappara Water falls. Munnar a famous hill station in Kerala known for its tea estates. On arrival check into your hotel. Evening at leisure. Overnight in Munnar.
Munnar is Kerala’s premium hill station. A hill station transcending excellence – Munnar is surrounded by gently undulating hills swathed in the soothing green of vast tea estates makes it perfect tourist destination in south India. Situated at an altitude of 1600 m above sea level, its bracing climate with the laidback atmosphere and its delightfully refreshing colonial air makes it the most sought-after destinations
Day 03 Munnar
HIGHLIGHT of Munnar tour: Spectacular beauty of the hill station and visit to the Tea factory, Eco Point,Mattupetty Dam & Lake.
After breakfast, proceed for local sightseeing which includes :-Eravikulam National Park: A National Park accommodating half of the world population of a rare species of mountain goat- Nilgiri Tahr Tata Tea Museum –at Nallathanni Estate, Matt petty Dam:-The beautiful hill station of Matt petty is the seat of the highly specialized Indo-Swiss Diary project. The lake & dam here offer boating facilitiesEcho point:-A scenic place with an exciting natural echo phenomenon. 15 kms from Munnar Kundala Lake: -Enjoy boating in Kundala Lake with Shikara Boats ( optional).Overnight stay
Day 4 Munnar – Thekkady ( 130 kms / 4 hours drive)
HIGHLIGHT of Thekkady: Boat Ride in Lake Periyar and visit to Periyar sanctuary -thebest sanctuary in India for watching and photographing elephants at close quarters.
Morning after breakfast, drive to Thekkady (130 Kms/4Hrs). Arrival and check in to the hotel. Rest of the day will be free for enjoying the natural wonders of Thekkady. Later enjoy the boat ride at 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. (Subject to sighting). Overnight in Thekkady.
Day 5 – Thekkady - Alleppey ( Houseboat) ( 150 km / 4 hrs drive)
HIGHLIGHT of the Day: A unique experience of backwater in Kerala where you will witness the scenic beauty of backwaters along with a chance to peep into the rural life especially the Fisher folks.
Today by noon you will embark into an exclusive deluxe houseboat. Cruise down centuries old backwaters flanked by picture book towns and ancient trading ports on our houseboats-‘Kettuvallams’. See the sunset on the scenic backwaters of the Vembanadlake and the green rice fields of Kuttanad. Relish exotic traditional cuisines (e.g Kootu a vegetable dish with grated coconut) prepared by our expert chefs. Gently drift off to sleep as the cool breeze of the backwaters soothe you.Overnight in houseboat.
Referred to as the ‘Venice of the East’ by travelers from across the world, Alappuzha a district of immense natural beauty. Caressed by the Arabian Sea in the west & a vast network of lakes, Lagoons and fresh water rivers criss crossing it, this backwater country shelters some unique animal and bird life.
Day 6–Alleppey – Cochin Drop ( 120 kms/ 2 hours drive)
Morning after breakfast check out from House boat ,drive to Cochin . On time drop at Airport or Railway station with Sweet Memories of God’s Own Country .
Cochin: Grand Seasons
Munnar: Blu Haze
Thekkady: Grand Thekkady