Our representative will meet you upon arrival in Cochin and arrange your transportation to the hotel to check-in. Enjoy a city tour covering Mattancherry Palace - gifted to the king of Cochin by the Portuguese in 1555, a Jewish Synagogue about 500 years old, Chinese fishing nets and local spice markets, followed by some colorful performing arts – a Kathakali Dance. Later in the evening, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Drive from Cochin - Munnar (120 km/approx. 4.5 hours)
Post breakfast, proceed towards the spectacularly scenic hill-station of Munnar, which derives its name from the confluence of the three rivers, around which the town grew. Today, it offers beautiful vistas, cardamom and spice plantations, aromatic oil factories, sights of several endangered species and the purple-blue Neelakurinji flowers that bloom every 12 years. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel and spend your evening at leisure. Enjoy a lovely dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Sightseeing in Munnar
Explore Eravikulam National Park, home to various elusive and endangered species. It is a great place to enjoy trekking and offers stunningviews of the tea plantations. Later, proceed towards the Tea Museum (closed on Monday), which gives an insight into the history of tea plantations of this region. Also visit Mattupetty Dam, Eco Point and Flower Garden. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Munnar – Thekkady (90 km / approx. 2.5 hours)
Post breakfast, drive to Thekkady (Periyar) and check-in at the hotel. Thekkady is synonymous with uninterrupted hills, rich biodiversity and spice plantations. The place is best known for the Periyar National Park. In the afternoon, enjoy a peaceful boat-ride on Periyar Lake, and in the evening watch the traditional Kalari show with its impressive display of martial arts, fire performances and more. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Drive from Thekkady – Kumarakom (120 km/ approx. 3 hour)
Post breakfast, check-out and proceed towards Kumarakom - a charming emerald peninsula jutting into the picturesque Vembanad Lake, dotted withinnumerable traditional country rafts, boats and canoes. The fresh water of the lake flows into the mainland, making a labyrinth of lagoons, canals and waterways. You can choose to enjoy a boat ride in Vembanad Lake. Stay overnight at the backwater resort.
Leisure in Kumarakom
Post breakfast, enjoy a full day at leisure in Kumarakom. Alternatively, you may also enjoy bird-watching in Kumarakom. Stay overnight in Kumarakom.
Departure from Cochin
Post breakfast, we will be arranging transportation to Cochin airport for your return/onward flight.
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