Cochin to Cochin - 08 Days
Day 01: Arrival at Cochin
Arrival assistance at Cochin and then transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at Cochin.
Day 02: Cochin - Munnar
In the morning drive to Munnar, a beautiful hill station which is about 1600 to 1800m above the sea level. While driving from Cochin, you can able to see many tea estates, spice plantations, water cascades and the villages. Relax in cool climate Overnight stay at Munnar.
Day 03: Munnar
Explore the whole day in Munnar.With Optional Half Day / Full Day treckking with guide. The main attractions in Munnar are Eravikulam Wild life Sanctuary, Mattupetty Dam, Boat ride etc. Overnight stay at Munnar.
Day 04:Munnar - Periyar
Drive to Periyar, also known as Thekkady, the frontier between Tamil Nadu and Kerala. In the evening visit the spice plantations with a guide who explains the medicinal benefits of each and every plant such as pepper, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg etc. Overnight stay at Periyar.
Day 05: Periyar
If you feel free you can do some interesting activities like trekking in the Periyar Wildlife Reserve, boat ride, traditional ayurvedic massage. Have a walk in the spice streets. Overnight stay at Periyar.
Day 06: Periyar - Alleppey
After the breakfast, drive to Alleppey(the land of backwaters). In the afternoon, check-in the Air-conditioned Houseboat (also known as Kettuvallam) at about 12:30 pm and have your delicious lunch and dinner in the houseboat.
You can have the backwater cruise for about four hours by passing through the canals and see the real life activities of the people on the backwaters. In the evening, the houseboat will be stopped at one place. Have a dinner and comfortable stay in the houseboat.Overnight stay at House boat .
Marari - Departure to Cochin International Airport.
Day 07:Alleppey - Cochin
After the breakfast, check out from the houseboat, Drive to Cochin (Kochi). Kochi is also known as the Queen of the Arabian sea. Arrive Cochin check in at hotel in the afternoon.
visit the St. Francis Church, the oldest protestant church built by the Portuguese in 1510, where you can see the tomb of a Portuguese Sailor Vasco-da-gama. Then to Santa Cruz Basilica, a catholic church and Chinese Fishing nets. Have a short drive to visit the Mattancherry Palace (Dutch Palace), Jewish Synagogue. Have a walk in the Jew town. Overnight Stay at Cochin.
Day 08: Depature at Cochin International Airport.
Departure to Cochin International Airport.