Backwaters of Kerala Tours
Duration : (8 Days/ 7 Nights)
Places Covered : Cochin - Munnar - Thekkady - Kumarakom - Trivandrum
When life gets tiring, think of the tranquil backwaters and traditional houseboats in the God's Own Country...
- Sightseeing tour of Cochin (Day 1)
- Tea Gardens (Munnar - Day 2)
- Sightseeing in Munnar, Boating (Day 3)
- Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary (Day 4)
- Boat Cruise in Periyar lake (Day 4)
- Spice Plantation (Day 5)
- Kumarakom Backwater Resort (Day 6)
- Explore Trivandrum (Day 7)
Day 01: Cochin (Kochi)
Arrive Cochin and the representative will meet and thereafter transfer to hotel for check in. Afternoon sightseeing of Cochin to cover Chinese Fishing Nets, Jewish Synagogue, Mattancherry Palace etc. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02 : Munnar
In the morning depart for Munnar enjoying the scenic beauty & the marvelous waterfalls, high mountains with the low flying clouds passing by. Arrive Munnar and check in at hotel. In the evening you can go for sight seeing of Munnar and witness tea gardens spread like a green carpet over hundreds of kilometers, lush green hills, a place so difficult to describe, very low population too far from pollution, most of the covered by Tata tea. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : Munnar
Today you can go for sightseeing Munnar which includes the Raja Malai, a top peak of Munnar where you can see Neel Thar (mountain goats), Muttupetty dam, Indo Swiss project, you can also enjoy boating in the Lake (optional). Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Thekkady
Continue to Thekkady the famous wild life sanctuary of South India. On arrival check in at hotel. Periyar wildlife sanctuary, 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 at Resort.
Day 05 : Thekkady
Go to see the rare species of plants and animals. Afternoon visit spice plantations like cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, coffee, tea estates etc. on your way back to the hotel, you could stop at the local market and pick up some fragrant spices. Overnight at resort.
Day 06 : Kumarakom
Morning proceed to Kumarakom which has a panoramic backwater stretches, lush paddy fields, highlands and extensive rubber plantations. Overnight at a backwater resort.
Day 07 : Trivandrum
Morning drive to Trivandrum. Afternoon you can go for sight seeing of Trivandrum, which includes the Sri Chitra Art Gallery, Napier Museum and Kuthiramalika Palace. And Veli lagoon. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08 : Departure
Morning after breakfast transfer to Airport or Railway Station for the onward Journey