Day 1: Cochin - Munnar (140kms)
Your journey begins with a pick-up from your hotel or Cochin airport, and you'll set off on a scenic drive to Munnar. Upon arrival, check in at your hotel and take some time to unwind. Later in the day, you'll have the opportunity to visit a tea estate, where you can explore the lush plantations and indulge in a delightful tea tasting session. Rest easy at your hotel, embracing the serene ambiance of Munnar.
Day 2: Munnar
After a hearty breakfast at your hotel, embark on a captivating tour of Munnar's natural wonders. Your itinerary includes visits to Pothamedu, Mattupetty Dam, Rajamala Hill (famous for the Nilgiri Tahr), Eravikulam National Park, Mattupedi Dairy Farm, Echo Point, and the Tea Museum. Witness the breathtaking landscapes and lush tea gardens that define this picturesque region. Return to your hotel for a peaceful overnight stay.
Day 3: Munnar - Thekkady (110kms)
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel and then depart for Thekkady. Along the way, you'll visit Ramakkalmedu, known for its strong winds and captivating rock formations, including Frog Rock, Turtle Rock, and the twin-statue known as Kuravan and Kurathi. Continue your scenic drive to Thekkady, where you'll check in at your hotel and unwind amidst the tranquil surroundings. Rest and relax for the night.
Day 4: Thekkady
Start your day with a delicious breakfast before embarking on a boat safari within the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. This sanctuary is home to a rich diversity of wildlife, including tigers, elephants, lion-tailed macaques, sambar deer, leopards, and Indian bison. After your wildlife adventure, explore a spice plantation to learn about the cultivation of cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, coffee, and more. Return to your hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 5: Thekaddy - Alleppey (135kms)
Following breakfast, you'll head to Alleppey, where you'll board a traditional Kerala houseboat. As you sail through the enchanting backwaters of Alleppey, you'll be surrounded by the tropical countryside and serene waters. The houseboat offers modern amenities, including a dining area, separate bedroom with attached bathrooms, a sun deck, and a fully equipped kitchen with a chef and driver. Relish a delicious lunch on board, followed by dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 6: Alleppey - Cochin (60kms)
Enjoy your final breakfast on the houseboat as you disembark. You'll then drive to Cochin, where your journey concludes. You can either be dropped off at your hotel or Cochin airport, depending on your onward travel plans. Depart with cherished memories of Kerala's natural beauty and cultural richness.