Spices and Scents of Kerala God’s own country
6 Days/ 5 Nights
Day 1 : Arrival in Cochin
On arrival at Cochin our representative will cordially receive you from Cochin Airport and will transfer you to the Hotel. Check into Hotel and proceed to sightseeing in cochin for the rest of the day. Discover the small port of Cochin, known for its Chinese fishing nets. Visit Santa Cruz Basilica and Paradeshi Synagogue, considered the most beautiful in India.
In the evening, you go to the theater to see a Kathakali dance-theater show, famous for its traditional disguises.
Overnight stay at Cochin.
Day 2 : Cochin – Munnar (130kms/4h)
After breakfast proceed to Munnar (04 Hrs), on arrival check into hotel later spend the day with local sightseeing. Situated at the confluence of three mountain streams – Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundale, Munnar is 1600 Meter above sea level. Overnight stayat Munnar.
After breakfast spend the day with local sightseeing. Situated at the confluence of three mountain streams – Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundale, Munnar is 1600 Meter above sea level. This majestic hill station was once the summer resort of the British government in South India. Local sightseeing of Munnar includes visit to Mattupetty Dam, Kundale Lake and Echo point. Afternoon proceed to Rajamalai were the rarest species of mountain goat, “Nilgiri Thars”, can be spotted. Overnight stay is arranged at Munnar.
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Thekkady (04 Hrs); on arrival check in to the hotel. Proceed for the sightseeing tour of Thekkady – one of the world’s most fascinating wild life reserves. The Periyar wild life sanctuary in Thekkady is spread across 777 sq km of which 360 sq km is thick ever green forest. Noted for its geomorphology, diversity of wild life and scenic beauty, the sanctuary was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1978. Optional activities like Boating at Periyar Lake, Spice Plantation visit and Elephant Ride can be done at an extra cost. Overnight stay in Thekkady.
Day 5 : Thekkady (Periyar – Alleppey) 110kms/3h
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Alleppey. Set out on an enchanting overnight backwater cruise in traditionally decorated houseboats. Check in time is 01:00 PM and cruise starts with lunch. While cruising, let your eyes settle for the bowed-down paddy fields, local inhabitants, rustic homes, ancient churches / temples and swaying coconut groves. Food will be served onboard. Overnight stay in the houseboat.
Day 6 : Alleppey – Cochin airport (85kms/3h)
After breakfast check out from the House Boat and drive to Cochin Airport for your flight to back home, feeling contented about a wonderful holiday you spent in the God’s Own Country.