Duration : 9 Days / 8 Nights
Route : Cochin – Munnar – Thekkady – Kumarakom – Alleppey – Poovar - Trivandrum
Category : South India Tours
Welcome to India at Kochi Airport by Times India Travels representative/driver and thereafter transfer to Hotel. Afternoon you are free for the sightseeing of Cochin such as the St Francis Church- the oldest Church in India, 500-year-old Portuguese Houses, and Chinese fishing nets, 16th-century Synagogue, Jew Town and Mattancherry Palace- built by Portuguese which contains some of India’s most beautiful murals. The evening goes for shopping.
Overnight at Cochin hotel.
After breakfast drive to Munnar en-route visit Cheeyappara Waterfalls. On the way to Munnar you can see hundreds of kilometers, lush green hills, tea gardens spread like green hills, which are very difficult to describe, very sparsely populated by pollution, most of the area covered by Tata Tea. On arrival check into the hotel.
Overnight at Munnar hotel.
After breakfast proceed to full day sightseeing, visit Anayirankal- It's a lush green carpet of tea plants. A trip to the splendid reservoir is an unforgettable experience. The Anayirankal Dam is surrounded by Tata Tea plantations and evergreen forests. Pothamedu - offers an excellent view of tea, coffee and cardamom plantations in Munnar.
Again overnight at Munnar hotel.
After breakfast, our next destination is Thekkady. One of the best game sanctuaries in India proceeds to Periyar /Thekkady upon arrival check-in at the Hotel. After brief leisure goes on a game viewing cruise on the Periyar Lake located inside the wildlife sanctuary. Here you will see a large variety of wildlife, which includes wild elephants, deer, wild boar, monkeys, and different species of birds can also be spotted.
Overnight at Thekkady hotel.
Morning move to Kumarakom, a cozy little island just 16 kilometers west of Kottayam in India’s favorite destination – Kerala, is renowned the world over for its exotic migratory birds, self sustaining ecosystem and hospital on arrival check into the hotel after taking brief leisure visit Kumarakom bird sanctuary at evening see the breathtaking view of the lake during the sunset leaves a spellbound.
Overnight at Kumarakom hotel.
This day disembark the Houseboat trip is the perfect way to experience the backwater lifestyle of Kerala. The day-long journey in the beautiful backwaters of Kerala is the only way to explore what otherwise seems more like a poet’s version. The boat will reach the area which is just breathtaking. It is beyond imagination how a whole life is running in both corners of the backwaters.
After breakfast proceed to reach Poovar and on arrival, check-in your beach resort Island. Remaining day at your own discretion to explore and enjoy the beach. Overnight stay at your beach resort.
Complete day at your own leisure or you have the option to take a sightseeing tour of land's end of India, Kanyakumari where the Arabian Sea, the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal converge with one of the most dramatic backdrops India has to offer on arrival move for a sightseeing tour of Kanyakumari including Vivekananda Rock and Kumari Amman Temple. Overnight stay at your beach resort.
At an appropriate time, you will be transferred to Trivandrum airport or railway station for your onward journey back to your home destination.
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