Duration : 6 Days / 5 Nights
Route : Cochin – Munnar – Thekkady – Kumarakom – Alleppey - 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.
Munnar formerly known as the High Range of Travancore, Munnar is one of the highest tea growing centered in the world. Key attractions of the places are the Eravikulam National Park –home of the endangered Nilgiri Thar (Ibex), followed by a visit to the Mattupetty Dam, the Indo Swiss Dairy farm, the Kundala Lake and other scenic beauty. Overnight stay at Munnar hotel.
After a breakfast expedition to Thekkady, which has the world's most attractive natural wildlife reserves and enjoys boating in the Periyar Lake, one of the best game sanctuaries in India and the best of this sanctuary is discovered. Later visit spice gardens such as cardamom, cinnamon, black pepper, coffee, and tea estates. You can shop at the local market.
Overnight at Thekkady Hotel overnight.
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-in to the hotel and after taking brief leisure- visit Kumarakom bird sanctuary at evening and enjoy the breathtaking view of the lake during the sunset.
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.
Overnight in Houseboat - Deluxe A/c.
Your Kerala spice tour is over and you go back with sweet and wonderful memories of Kerala. After south-Indian breakfast at the hotel, you can go for some shopping and later in the day our driver will transfer you to the airport to board the flight back home.
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