This high selling 'Kerala Trip' takes you to Munnar (02 Nights), Thekkady (01 NIght) Kumarakom (01 Night) and showcases the beauty of the 'best toursit places in Kerala'. Suitable 'Kerala Honeymoon package' this 'Kerala Trip' is also suitable for families who seek a short 'Kerala trip' away. To the below 'kerala Trip' you also have the option of adding one night in 'Kerala Houseboat'. Do read through the trip ideas incase you are looking for modifying this program.
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-Kumarakom (4 Hrs Drive)
Early morning you can try boating if you have not done earlier. After breakfast drive down the hills enjoying the lovely view of the lush green mountains, bubbling streams, tranquil valleys and small little towns to reach Kumarakom, located on the banks of exotic Vemband Lake. After check-in just relax. May be by paying direct at hotel (or outside) you can avail some OPTIONAL activities like Ayurveda Massage, Motor Canoe Cruise, Village Walk etc., Overnight in Kumarakom. (B)
Day 05     Kumarakom-Kochi departure
After breakfast you have some free time for last minute photo and packing sessions. By noon we transfer you to Kochi airport (3 Hrs drive) or Ernakulam railway station (90 Minutes drive) for your return journey with happy moments and memories. (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. From Kumarakom, it takes 02 Hours to Kochi & 03 Hours to airport. We suggest you enjoy at Kumarakom till 1100 hrs to get the value for money. Though we can transfer you anytime, book to travel after 1600 Hrs.
Trip Ideas from our Trip Makers
If your arrival is late or departure is early than mentioned above please take extra night at Kochi. Even otherwise consider an extra night at Kochi for Kochi sightseeing, shopping and Temple visits.
If you have time add one extra night in Thekkady which will give you ample time to participate in forest department activities (like trekking, night patrolling etc.,) and for other direct payment activities like bullock cart rides, elephant rides etc.,
Lastly if you have time, you can add-on Kerala houseboat trip from Alleppey after your Kumarakom Stay. If you want to avoid Kumarakom and do Kerala Houseboat visit our Kerala Spice Trail Package