Duration : 10 Days / 09 Nights
Route : Cochin - Munnar - Anamudi - Periyar - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Cochin
Category : India wildlife Tours
Welcome to India!!
You will be received by Times India Travels representative/ driver at the airport and will be assisted to your hotel. In the Hotel, the representative/driver will hand over the documents of your tour. Rest of the time is for leisure.
Overnight at Cochin hotel.
After breakfast, we will drive to Munnar and will enjoy the scenic beauty, the mesmerizing waterfalls, and high mountains with the low flying clouds passing by. In the evening you can go for sightseeing of Munnar which includes the Raja Malai - a top peak of Munnar where you will see Neel Thar (mountain goats).
Overnight at Munnar hotel.
After breakfast, visiting tea plantations, Eravikulam National Park, Anamudi, Mattupetty, Devikulam, Pothamedu, Pallivasal, Attukal etc. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight stay at Munnar hotel.
Morning, move to Periyar on the way visiting Idukki dam. Upon arrival, check-in to hotel. Periyar wildlife sanctuary is home to nomadic tribes of wild elephant,boar, deer, the great Indian tiger and more. Evening go for boat cruise in the lake to watch wild animals.
Overnight stay at Periyar hotel.
After breakfast boating through Periyar lake - Wildlife sanctuary. You can visit the rare species of plants and animals. In the afternoon, we will visit spice plantations such as cinnamon, cardamom, coffee, tea estates, pepper, etc. While moving back to the hotel, you can stop at the local market and pick up some fragrant spices.
Overnight stay at Periyar hotel.
Early morning drive to Kumarakom. Reach and visit the Bird Sanctuary. Later drive to Vembanad Lake to board on House boat for the House boat cruise. The still lagoon will welcome you with palm trees lining on the shore. Watching the daily activity of the villagers will enrich your curiosity. The Chinese Fishing Nets set in the shore, and fishermen gliding slowly on the water, bunch of ducks swimming nearby the bank, birds chirping in the sky - all together presents a very pleasant picturesque worth to mesmerize you. You will stick to the deck watching the splendid scenery of backwater and taking sun bath. As you take your lunch, you will reach at Punnamada lake. This is the place where every year world famous boat race is organised. Cruising through the Vembanad Lake will unfold a very panoramic view of the backwater full of peace and tranquility. In the evening, you will visit the paddy fields. It will give you better insight of the village life of Kerala as you will have opportunity to interact with the local villagers and will know well their daily activities. To enjoy the houseboat vacation in its full circle, you will again be staying overnight at the houseboat.
Disembark- the boat at the reception of the backwater resort at Alleppey. Alappuzha is famous for its boat races, coir products, houseboats, fish, and lakes.
Overnight at Alleppey hotel.
After Breakfast drive to Kochi, the commercial capital of Kerala. Vasco-da-Gama placed this spice centre and the natural harbors on the world map. The tourist places in the city include a Portuguese Churches, Jewish synagogue, Hindu temples, Mosques, and Chinese Fishing Nets. In the evening attend the traditional Kathakali Dance Show. Overnight stay at Cochin hotel
Breakfast at hotel, the rest of the time is free for your own activities. In time transfer to Airport for your flight back home.
Every Itinerary is just given for an idea; it can be customized as per your wish and convenience!!