This is one of unique 'Kerala Package' for travellers who want to capture the theme of Kerala. Taking the popular route of Kerala Backwaters (01 Night), Thekkady (01 Night) and Munnar (02 Nights), this 'Kerala Package' is suitable for families. This ' Kerala Packaage' can be done in reverse direction too depending on your arrival & departure time. You also have some trip modification Ideas given below. Call/Mail us any time for further assistance
Day 01     Arrive Kochi and Drive to Munnar (4 Hrs drive)
Welcome to Kerala-The God's own Country. It is suggested that you arrive before noon. On arrival at Kochi you will be greeted. Later drive past the lively towns, unending expanse of pristine rubber plantations and lovely mountains to reach Munnar, a haven of peace and tranquility. Rest of the day is at leisure.Overnight in Munnar.
Day 02     Munnar Sight seeing
After breakfast, today's sightseeing takes you to places like Mattupetty Dam, Pothenmedu view point, Echo Point, Tea Museum etc, Evening you may like to walk around the town or shop for some fresh tea or just sit back to enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of the hills. Overnight in Munnar. (B)
Day 03     Munnar-Thekkady (3 1/2 Hrs Drive)
After breakfast, a drive of great beauty takes you to Thekkady - A dream destination set amidst spice scented plantations. On the way you may prefer to sip a tea from local shops or to have some photo-stops at scenic locations. Afternoon go on plantation tour to have glimpses of how spices are grown followed by a boating on the Lake Periyar where you stand a chance to spot some wild animals. (Boating subject Operation and on direct payment. Passengers should join the queue to take the boating tickets). Overnight in Thekkady (B)
Day 04     Thekkady-Alleppey-Houseboat (4 1/2 Hrs Drive)
After early breakfast leave around 0730 Hrs for Alleppey. (Houseboat cruise starts at 1200 Hrs and of you are late you loose some fun). Drive down the hills enjoying the lovely view of the lush green mountains, bubbling streams, tranquil valleys and small little towns to reach Alleppey. On arrival board the houseboat to enjoy the most fascinating and exotic experience.
While you cruise along, cherish the spectacular beauty of the backwaters with palm fringed waterways, Chinese fishing nets, rustic homes, temples etc., May be, you can choose to walk in the paddy fields or stroll through the local villages. You will be served with local Kerala Cuisine and the common facilities onboard include A/C bed Rooms with private toilet, kitchen, sundeck, living area. Cruise will be for 4 to 5 hours in day time only.For deluxe boats A/C will be switched on only after 2030 Hrs. Overnight in Kerala Houseboat (B,L,D).
Day 05     Alleppey-Kochi drop ( 2 Hours)
After breakfast disembark at Alleppey around 0930 Hrs from where you will be picked up and driven to Kochi. If your flight/train is after 1700 Hrs you can have short shopping session or Kochi sight seeing. Later we transfer you to KOCHI AIRPORT or Ernakulam station for your return journey. We sincerely beleive that you will go back with lovely meomories and happy moments. (B)
Tour Joining Instructions
Arrive at Kochi airport (COK) or Ernakulam Town/Junction (ERN, ERS) before 1100 Hrs to take this Kerala Trip. It takes 04 Hrs to Reach Munnar and if you arrive late you lose a day in Munnar. If your connections reaches you late, it is better to take one extra night at Kochi.
Depart from Kochi Airport or Ernakulam Railway Station or Alleppey Railway Station. You disembark around 0900 Hrs and from Alleppey it takes two Hours to Kochi and three hours to airport. Flying out anytime after 1400 nHrs is fine. If you depart later you can have a shopping session at Kochi too
Trip Ideas from our Trip Makers
If your arrival is late or departure is late than mentioned above please take extra night at Kochi. Even otherwise you can consider taking one extra night at Kochi which will give ample time for sightseeing, shopping and Temple visits.
If you have time you can take one extra night in Thekkady which will give you enough time to participate in forest department activities like treking. It will also give you ample time for other direct payment activities like bullock cart rides and elephant rides.
Consider taking 01 Extra Night in Kumarakom before or after your Houseboat before your departure.