Day 1: Arrive Cochin
Upon your arrival at Cochin airport, our representative will greet you and assist with your transfer to the hotel. After settling in, you can enjoy an evening of cultural immersion by witnessing the enchanting Kathakali Dance show. Afterward, return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 2: Cochin - Munnar (140kms)
Start your day with a hearty breakfast at the hotel. Your Cochin exploration begins with visits to prominent landmarks, including Fort Cochin, St. Frances Church, the Jewish Synagogue, Mattancherry Dutch Palace, and the iconic Chinese fishing nets. Following the sightseeing tour, embark on a picturesque drive to Munnar. Upon reaching Munnar, check in at your hotel. Later, you'll have the opportunity to visit a tea estate and partake in tea tasting, getting a taste of the region's renowned tea culture. Return to your hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 3: Munnar
After breakfast at the hotel, set out to explore the scenic wonders of Munnar. Your itinerary includes visits to Pothamedu, the picturesque Mattupetty dam, Rajamala hill, Eravikulam National Park, Mattupedi Dairy Farm, Echo Point, and the Tea Museum. Discover the lush green landscapes, take in panoramic views, and learn about the tea-making process. As the day comes to a close, return to your hotel for a relaxing overnight stay.
Day 4: Munnar - Thekkady (110kms)
Following breakfast at the hotel, embark on a scenic drive to Thekkady. Along the way, you'll pass through Ramakkalmedu, known for being one of the windiest places in Asia. Here, you can visit notable landmarks like Frog Rock, Turtle Rock, and the twin-statue of Kuravan and Kurathi. Continuing your journey, you'll reach Thekkady and check in at your hotel. In the evening, enjoy a cultural treat as you attend a Martial Arts and Kathakali Dance show. Afterward, return to your hotel for a restful overnight stay.
Day 5: Periyar - Kumarakom (140kms)
After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, get ready for an exciting adventure in Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. This sanctuary is home to diverse wildlife, including tigers, elephants, rare lion-tailed macaques, sambar deer, leopards, and Indian bison. Explore the sanctuary on a boat safari, giving you a chance to spot these incredible creatures in their natural habitat. Later, embark on a spice plantation tour, where you can see and learn about the cultivation of various spices such as cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, and coffee.
In the afternoon, drive to Kumarakom and check in at a backwater resort. Here, you'll be surrounded by the serene beauty of the backwaters. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the resort.
Day 6: Kumarakom - Alleppey
After a nourishing breakfast at the resort, prepare for an unforgettable experience as you transfer to the Alleppey boat jetty. Board a traditional houseboat and embark on a scenic journey through the enchanting backwaters of Kerala. These houseboats are equipped with modern amenities and feature a sitting-cum-dining area, a separate bedroom with attached English toilets, a sun deck, and a fully loaded kitchen with a chef and driver.
As you glide through the picturesque landscapes, enjoy a sumptuous lunch and dinner served on board. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the backwaters and savor the unique experience of spending the night on the houseboat.
Day 7: Alleppey - Cochin (60kms)
After a delightful breakfast on the houseboat, it's time to disembark. Bid farewell to the serene backwaters and drive to Cochin airport for your onward journey. Your memorable Heritage and Nature Trail from Aurangabad to Cochin concludes here.