Kerala is a kaleidoscope of wonder. Its rolling green mountains merge with tropical backwaters, to create surreal natural backdrops. Walk through the heady scents of the spice and tea fields and spot exotic wildlife that defy imagination. Kerala also has its share of colorful traditions and culinary delicacies, to add to your vacation reverie. It truly is paradise!
Our representative receives you at Cochin Airport or Railway Station and accompanies you on the drive to Munnar. Check-in and relax, before embarking on an absorbing tour of the tea plantations. You can even visit the Tea Factory, if time permits. Evening is for leisure. Overnight stay in Munnar.
Start with a wholesome breakfast and a trip to Muttapetty Dam and its bewitching views. Check out the charming Indo-Swiss farms of Mattupeddi Dairy Farm. Go boating on the serene Kundala Lake. Finish with a visit to Devikulam’s rolling tea gardens and the breathtaking views of Echo Point and Top point. Relax in the evening. Overnight stay in Munnar.
Check out of the hotel after breakfast and drive to Thekkady. Stop over at the spice plantations and cardamom factory at Kailasam. Check-in upon arrival and head for the local spice markets in the evening. Overnight stay in Thekkady.
Day 4 begins with an early morning boat ride on Periyar Lake, at Periyar National Park. Get up close and personal with the sanctuary’s exotic wildlife, before returning to a hearty breakfast. Check-out soon and head to Allepey. Check into a private houseboat, and observe a day in the gorgeous backwaters, with its toddy tapping, coir making and prawn farming. Gaze across sweeping vistas of paddy fields, before retiring for an overnight stay in the houseboat.
Breakfast done, it’s time to leave Allepey for Kochi, a city with a long history. Check-in to hotel, before visiting the imposing Fort Kochi and immersing yourself in the sights of the historic suburb of Mattancherry, like the Jewish Synagogue, the Hindu murals of the Dutch Palace and Santa Cruz Basilica, proclaimed a cathedral in 1558. Spend your evening at leisure. Overnight stay in Kochi
With a final breakfast, time to bid goodbye. Catch to the Kochi Railway Station/Airport for your trip home.