Cochin to Munnar, Thekkady & Alleppey (6 Days)

Duration: 6 days
Destination: India, Kerala, Kochi
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  • 6 days
  • Kochi
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Overview

The tour will begin with pick up from your hotel or airport in Cochin. You will be transferred in an AC vehicle to Munnar in the Western Ghats mountain range a hill station and former resort for the British Raj elite. Your next stop will be Thekkady a haven for natural spices such as black pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, nut-mace, ginger, and clove and noted for its diversity of wild life and scenic beauty. You will also stay for 1 night at Backwater cruise in Alleppey before drop off to your hotel in Cochin or at Cochin airport.

Itinerary

Day 1: Cochin - Munnar (130kms/ 3hrs approx)

Pass By: Munnar, Munnar, Idukki District, Kerala
Pick up from your hotel or airport in Cochin and drive to Munnar check in at hotel. Rest time free and easy to relax and visit the surrounding attraction with your driver.

During the British rule in India, Munnar was the summer resort of the Government officials. The natural beauty, calmness and mild cold climate throughout the year make it the favorite tourist places. The tea estates, hills, lakes and forests inside Munnar range expose its beauty.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

Day 2: Cochin - Munnar (130kms/ 3hrs approx)

Stop At: Pothamedu Viewpoint, Pothamedu, Munnar India
After breakfast, visit to Pothamedu which offers an excellent view of the tea, coffee and cardamom plantations in Munnar. The rolling hills, the lush mountain and the breathtaking scenery here is ideal for trekking and long mountain walks.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kannan Devan Tea Museum, Nullatani Estate, Munnar India
The hill station of Munnar are synonymous with rolling hills that are carpeted with verdant plantations of tea – a delicious beverage loved worldwide. This place is recognized for having some of the best and most beautiful tea gardens across the globe. Keeping this in mind, Tata Tea established a tea museum to provide an insight into the process that is involved behind every delicious sip of tea.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Mattupetty Dam, Munnar Top Station Highway, Munnar 685616 India
Mattupetty dam and its reservoir, this concrete gravity dam is built between the hill ranges and it is used mainly for water storage for hydroelectric projects.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park, Munnar India
Eravikulam National Park, The Nilgiri Tahr can be observed at close quarters here. This park established to protect the Nilgiri Tahr (Nilgiri Ibex) is breathtakingly beautiful and is easily comparable to the best mountain ranges found anywhere in the world.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Echo Point, Munnar-Top Station Highway, Munnar 685616 India
Echo Point, go there and scream as loud as you can and wait for a minute. You can hear your echo back!
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

Day 3: Munnar - Thekkady (130kms/ 3hrs approx)

Pass By: Kuravan and Kurathi Statue, Ramakkalmedu 685552 India
Breakfast at hotel drive to Thekkady en-route stop at Ramakkalmedu. The place gets its name from the impressions of the feet found on the rock surface here, which is believed to be of Rama, the incarnation of Lord Vishnu, as told in the Indian epic Ramayana. Ramakkalmedu is noted for its hills and also for the panoramic and picturesque views of villages in the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu, which is towards the eastern side of the Western Ghats. A noticeably tall, pillar-like rocky structure, about 300 m high and facing east is another attraction here. It is one of the windiest places in Asia and being so, one can also find here a wind farm generating electricity, which is an undertaking of the Government of Kerala. Other attractions in-and-around Ramakkalmedu include places like Frog Rock, Turtle Rock and the highest twin-statue in Kerala; called Kuravan and Kurathi.

Stop At: Periyar Tiger Reserve, Idukki and Pathanamthitta Districts, Thekkady 685536 India
Later visit Mangla Devi Temple built within the premises of the renowned Periyar Tiger Reserves on the northern boundary a quiet spot with pristine ambiance.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Kadathanadan Kalari & Navarasa Kathakali, Kumily Thekkady Road Kumily, Thekkady 685509 India
Evening visit Kadathanadan Kalari Centre – The House Of Martial Arts. The center is famous for the renowned Kerala art known as Kalaripayattu. A spot which is unique to Kerala and well designed for self-defense. You can watch this beautiful art form in Thekkady sightseeing from a special gallery.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.



Day 4: Thekkady

Stop At: Periyar National Park, Banks Of Artificial Periyar Lake, Thekkady India
Breakfast at hotel. Explore Periyar National Park rich in bird life and arboreal animals like giant squirrel and Nilgiri langur. Animals like elephant, gaur and sambar are sighted keeping close to the edges of the lake during Boat Cruise (2hrs) or Bamboo Raft (3hrs).
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Thekkady, Thekkady, Idukki District, Kerala
Boating the first and foremost activity in Thekkady one can see the wild animals along the gringe of the lake foraging, bathing, drinking and resting.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Thekkady, Thekkady, Idukki District, Kerala
Bamboo Raft one gets a panoramic view of forest – clad hills reflected on the lake. An armed guard and 4 guides will accompany a maximum of 10 tourists.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Thekkady, Thekkady, Idukki District, Kerala
Afternoon drive to nearby plantations to know more about the spices of Kerala. About 4000Sq KM of Periyar region is under verdant spice plantations, and main occupations of the natives are spice farming and trading.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Periyar Tiger Reserve, Idukki and Pathanamthitta Districts, Thekkady 685536 India
Further visit tribal museum and trekking through the tribal hamlet situated within the periphery of Periyar Tiger accompanies by a tribal guide.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

Day 5: Thekkady - Alleppey (135kms/ 3hrs approx)

Stop At: Alleppey Backwaters, Alappuzha India
Breakfast at hotel drive to Alleppey. Board a houseboat from here and enjoy the cruise through the tropical countryside enchanting backwaters. While sailing enjoy palm fringed narrow canals winding through the vast expanse of paddy fields and the neat tiny hamlets lined up along either side of the canals, the panoramic sights one can never forget. The Chinese fishing nets the reminiscent of our past trade links are also found on the way. Flocks of duck swimming around the banks and tiny birds flying across the sky remains as enduring pictures reflecting the charm of this tourist land, you also enjoy fishing from the houseboats, evening enjoy sunset from the sun-deck of the houseboats. 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 overnight in houseboat.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in houseboat.

Day 6: Alleppey - Cochin (60kms/ 1.3hrs approx)

Pass By: Kochi (Cochin), Kochi (Cochin), Ernakulam District, Kerala
After breakfast disembark from houseboat and drive to Cochin drop off to your hotel or airport.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions
  • 5x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • 1x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 5 nights
  • Pick up and drop off from your hotel.
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Munnar (standard room)
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Thekkady (standard room)
  • 1 Nights accommodation in Alleppey houseboat with all meals.
  • Deluxe Air-conditioned private vehicle with English speaking chauffeur as per tour program.
  • 1 Time monuments entrances of sightseeing places mentioned in the itinerary
  • Activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Government licensed English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city).
  • Bottled water in car
  • Applicable GST (government taxes).
  • Entry/Admission - Mattupetty Dam
  • Entry/Admission - Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Periyar Tiger Reserve
  • Entry/Admission - Kadathanadan Kalari & Navarasa Kathakali
  • Entry/Admission - Periyar National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Alleppey Backwaters

Exclusions
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, telephone etc.
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Cochin International Airport, Airport Rd, Kochi, Kerala 683111, India



Departure Time

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Price using 5 star hotels 4/1/2021 - 9/30/2021

Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 03:00 PM
10/1/2021 - 3/31/2022
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Tuesday:06:00 AM - 05:00 PM
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Sunday:06:30 AM - 05:00 PM
4/1/2022 - 9/25/2022
Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Price using 4 star hotels 4/1/2021 - 9/30/2021
Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 03:00 PM
10/1/2021 - 3/31/2022
Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 05:00 PM
4/1/2022 - 9/25/2022
Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Price using 3 star hotels 4/1/2021 - 9/30/2021
Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 03:00 PM
10/1/2021 - 9/25/2022
Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

6 days

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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