Duration : 6 Days / 5 Nights
Route : Cochin – Munnar – Thekkady – Houseboat - Cochin
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.
Morning we will move towards the sightseeing of Munnar which includes Raja Malai- a top peak of Munnar where you can see Neel Thar (mountain goats), Mattupetty Dam, Tea Museum, Eco-Point, etc. You can also enjoy boating in the Lake (optional).
Again overnight at Munnar hotel.
After breakfast drive to Thekkady through cardamom hills. Check into the Resort. After lunch visit spice plantation like cardamom, Pepper, Coffee, and tea estate, etc. On the way back to the hotel you could stop at the local market and pick up some fragrant spices. Overnight stay at Thekkady hotel.
After a delicious breakfast we will move towards Kumarakom which has a panoramic back water stretch, lush paddy fields, highlands. Arrival in a traditional houseboat of Kerala style and cruise through the backwaters, is a great way to explore the fascinating beauty of the backwaters.
Overnight in Houseboat - Deluxe A/c.
After breakfast transfer to Cochin Airport or Railway Station for the onward Journey.
Every Itinerary is just given for an idea; it can be customized as per your wish and convenience!!