Tour cost in INR/ two personsPlaces Superior Delux Sup.Delux Cochin Hotels Castle rock Wyte Fort Avenue Regent Munnar Hotels Forest Haven Deep Woods Swiss County Thekkady Sandra Palace Periyar Medows Spice grove Kumarakom Kalathil Resort - Dlx Lagoon Front Kalathil Resort - Dlx Lake Front Backwater Ripples Alleppey Deluxe Ac Houseboat Deluxe Ac Houseboat Deluxe Ac Houseboat OCT-MAR Cost Rs.40800 Rs.42500 Rs.53500
Day 01 Cochin, Sight seeing
Tour starts on your arrival at Cochin Airport or Ernakulam Railway Station. Our representative will heartily welcome you and transfer you to the respective hotel. Cochin lovingly known as Kochi is a revered city and is also the most sought after tourist destination in Kerala. Cochin is beautifully sandwiched between the mighty Arabian Sea and the tranquil backwaters, which spreads over islands and promontories. The charm of the city is so magnificent that there is a saying in a Malayalam that if a man sees Kochi soon forgets his wife. The seductive city of Kochi was formerly known as Cochin as it got shortened to a sneeze, thanks to linguistic jingoism. The successive influences of the Portuguese, the Dutch and the British have coveted the city in a cloak of numerous cultural influences which adds to the unique ambiance, best illustrated by the luring samples of Indo - European architecture that is speckled in the older part of this city. After relaxation in the hotel we will take you for half day sightseeing of Cochin, visit: the Dutch Palace, St. Francis Church, Jews Street, Chinese Fishing Nets, Jewish Synagogue and the Indo-Portuguese Museum. Then we will transfer you back to the hotel for overnight stay along with the dinner in the hotel.
Day 02 Cochin - Munnar
AM: Checkout from the Hotel at 0900 hours after breakfast. Then we take you to hill station of Munnar (140km/4hrs). This stunning hill station is situated at the confluence of the three mountain streams - Kundala, Nallathanni and Mudrapuzha. 1600 meters above the main sea level Munnar was the summer resort of the British Government in South India. Winding lanes, picturesque towns, lush green tea gardens and holiday facilities make Munnar an idyllic hill station. Neelakurinji is among the most exotic flora found in grasslands and forests which bathes the hill town in blue once in every twelve years. Anamudi is the highest peak of the entire South India, which is amidst in Munnar towering over 2695 meters, which is very perfect for trekking. Check in the hotel on arrival at Munnar and enjoy overnight stay in the Hotel.
Day 03 Munnar Sightseeing
We take you to the entire day sightseeing of Munnar after the breakfast. Munnar is absolutely a nature lover's delight with sprawling tea gardens on the might Western Ghat hills, is essentially a tea town. As on your sightseeing we cover the Echo Point, Mattupetty Lake and Dam, Blossom Garden, Rajmalai which offers the panoramic view, Eravikulam Wildlife Sanctuary which is home to Nilgiri Thar (a rare mountain goat), taking into consideration the ecological faunal, zoological significant and tea plantation. Later return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 04 Munnar - Thekkady - Thekkady Sightseeing
AM: 0900 Hours after breakfast checkout from hotel in Munnar and then we transfer you to Thekkady (120km/4hrs). Check in Hotel On arrival at Thekkady. Thekkady is the most fascinating natural wildlife sanctuaries where you can get glimpse of wildlife from very close ranges. Flora and fauna, dense vegetations and birds of Thekkady are amazingly rich vast and unique kinds of, which does not bear resemblance to any other wildlife sanctuaries in entire world. Even a normal visitor here will not miss the opportunity to observe the special ecological pattern of Thekkady. The Periyar forest of Thekkady is one of the splendid wildlife reserves in India which spreads across the entire district. Here one can also enjoy the opportunity of Mountain walks and trekking. Boating on the serene water of Periyar Lake around which the wildlife sanctuary is located offers a mind boggling and pleasant experience. You can also enjoy the beautiful streams, small waterfalls, Rubber Plantations, Pepper, Tea Plantations, Cardamom and thick forests throughout your journey. God has truly blessed his own country with blossoming green incomparable beauty to enjoy everlasting memory of your honeymoon in Kerala. After the sightseeing we take you back to the hotel in Thekkady for your overnight stay.
Day : 05 Periyar
AM: 0900 Hours enjoy your breakfast at the hotel and experience the panoramic view of calm crystal clear Periyar Lake. You can also enjoy the murmurings of Wild animals and the singing of the Birds will seduce you for romance. Afternoon at leisure or you can go for spice plantation tour (optional) or experience the Ayurvedic Massage (optional) and again forward you to the Hotel in Thekkady for overnight stay.
Day 06 Thekkady - Kumarakom sightseeing
Check out from the hotel after breakfast and we then drive down to Kumarakom (145km/ 4hrs). Check in at hotel in Kumarakom after your arrival. On the shores of the alluring vembanad lake, 14 km from Kottayam, lies kumarakom a small-town. The most absorbing areaa in the backwater is the 'Kuttanad' arena identified as rice bowl of Kerala. Kumarakom is just one small village in this region on the banks of the admirable Vembanad Lake. The village of Kumarakom is an admixture of altered small little islands on the Vembanad Lake and is a part of the kuttanad region. The bird sanctuary in Kumarakom is advance beyond 14 acres and is a favorite abode of migratory birds and ornithologist's paradise. As you get refreshed in the Kumarakom hotel you can head to the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, in evening you can go for sunset cruise (optional) or you simply can enjoy and explore the backwater by just relaxing near Vembanad Lake.
Day 07 Kumarakom Houseboat
Morning at leisure at resort, 1230 hrs check in at houseboat. Rest of the day at leisure on the Houseboat. Sit back and relax while the houseboat cruises through the attenuated serene backwater canals of Kumarakom and Alleppey and seen in breathing green, the village slumbers by the Vembanadu Lake. On cruise sceneries flashes up clear contrasts of blooming greens and marine blues. As the houseboat glider forth the attractive green of the belted fringed palms the ripples in the blue waters blend in to little wavelets. Lunch, Evening Tea or Coffee with snacks, dinner and then enjoy overnight stay on your houseboats.
Day 8 : Departure
AM at leisure on Houseboat experience the pollution free air and afterwards a acceptable breakfast at 0900 Hrs check out from houseboat and we transfer you to Cochin- airport / Railway station to board flight or train for onwards journey or journey back to home. End of Kerala Hills and Backwater tours ends here but we are sure you will visit this blissful state again in your life. Happy Tour Ending, Fare You Well.