Day 1: Arrive Mumbai
On arrival at Mumbai airport assistance & transfer to hotel (hotel check in/ out time 12pm). Rest time free to relax and personal activities. O/n at hotel.
Day 2: Mumbai
Breakfast at hotel. Morning excursion to Elephant caves (Monday closed). Later city tour visiting CST, Prince of Wales Museum, Mani Bhawan & Dhobhi Ghat. O/n at hotel.
Day 3: Mumbai - Aurangabad (flight)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport to board flight for Aurangabad. On arrival assistance & transfer to hotel. Excursion to visit Ellora Caves, Grishneshwar Temple & Daulatabad Fort. Also visit Bibi ka Maqbara, Panchakki & Aurangabad Caves. O/n at hotel.
Day 4: Aurangabad
Breakfast at hotel. Full day excursion to Ajanta which housed 30 rock-cut caves from the 2nd century BCE to about 480 CE. Drive back to Aurangabad for overnight stay.
Day 5: Aurangabad - Cochin (flight)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport to board flight for Cochin. On arrival at Cochin airport assistance & transfer to hotel. Evening, enjoy the Kathakali Dance show. O/n at hotel.
Day 6: Cochin - Munnar (140kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Fort Cochin, St. Frances Church, Jewish Synagogue, Mattancherry Dutchs Palace & Chinese fishing nets. After sightseeing drive to Munnar, check in at hotel. Later tea estate visit & tea testing. O/n at hotel.
Day 7: Munnar
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Pothamedu, Mattupetty dam, Rajamala hill, Eravikulam National Park, Mattupedi Dairy Farm, Echo Point & Tea Museum. O/n at hotel.
Day 8: Munnar - Thekkady (110kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Thekkady via Ramakkalmedu one of the windiest places in Asia. Visit Frog Rock, Turtle Rock & twin-statue Kuravan & Kurathi. Continue drive to Thekkady check in at hotel. Evening attend Martial Arts & Kathakali Dance show. O/n at hotel.
Day 9: Periyar - Kumarakom (140kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Explore Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary home to tigers, elephant, rare lion-tailed macaques, sambar deer, leopards and Indian bison on boat safari. Later spice plantation tour to see crops of cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, coffee etc. Afternoon drive to Kumarakom check in a backwater resort. O/n at hotel.
Day 10: Kumarakom - Alleppey
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Alleppey boat jetty to board houseboat and sail through the tropical countryside enchanting backwaters. The Houseboats have generated electricity, sitting cum dining area, separate bedroom with attached English toilets, sun deck and fully loaded kitchen with a chef and driver. Lunch, dinner and O/n at hotel.
Day 11: Alleppey - Cochin (60kms)
Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast, disembark from the houseboat and drive to Cochin airport to board flight for onward destination.
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