Upon arrival at Cochin airport, straight drive to Munnar visiting Atthirapally waterfalls en-route (optional); later continue drive to hill town Munnar. Munnar - Situated at the confluence of three mountain streams is one of the most popular hill stations located in Idukki district, Kerala. Sprawling tea plantations, picture-book towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities make this a popular resort town Upon arrival transfer to your hotel Overnight stay.
This day proceed for sightseeing tour of the hill station and around, visiting Tea plantations, Factory & Museum (Closed on Monday), Anaimudi, Devikulam, Mattupetty&Kundala Lake. Optional: Go for a safari at Eravikulam national park, famous for its rare NilgiriTahr. (Closed from February to March). Overnight stay. The visitors are not allowed at Anamudi and Devikulam , so please remove it from the itinerary.
Day Notes This Morning we take a picturesque drive down the hills and finally reach the spice country - Thekkady. Afternoon visit the spice plantations or you may take a joy ride on an Asiatic elephant through the plantations. (on additional cost). Overnight stay.
Morning after a leisurely breakfast, drive westward to Alleppey, this is one of the best drive of the trip with simply stunning views of the countryside and captivating lagooned paddy fields with backwaters. Reach Alleppey and transfer to your resort Enjoy a 2-3 Hrs motor boat cruise through the narrow backwater channels (on additional cost) Or Embark your traditional houseboats â€“ The Kettuvallam from the jetty. Experience the daily lives of the locals from the decks of a houseboat. Pass women washing their clothes in the river and farmers bathing their buffalo; watch as fishermen and vegetable sellers go from house to house by boat selling their wares; pass villagers standing up to their necks in water gossiping with their neighbor. Enjoy tasty local meals as the boat drifts along and watch as the sun sets over the ever-changing scenery before retiring to your cabin to be lulled to sleep by the gently lapping water. (Supplement charges applicable for houseboat stay). Overnight stay.
Breakfast on board and disembark from houseboat, straight drive to Cochin airport to board home bound flight or Go for a beach extension stay in Kovalam.