Choice of Places, Transport, Hotels & CuisinesPlaces Covered
Munnar→ Thekkady→ Kovalam→ Alleppey→ CochinAccommodation
3 Star or AboveStay Plan
Munnar(2N), Thekkady(1N), Kovalam(2N), Alleppey(1N)Transport
A/C Sedan Car (Etios / Swift Desire / Verito / Equivalent)Meals
All Meals in Houseboat
Breakfast in Resorts / Hotels
Upon arrival at Cochin (also called Kochi or Ernakulam) transfer to Munnar by road (115 kms / 4 hrs). Munnar is one of the most beautiful hill stations in India situated at 5200 feet above sea level with mountains, valleys and sprawling tea plantations established in the late 19th century. On the way to Munnar enjoy beautiful streams, waterfalls, forests, elephant safari, cardamom, pepper and tea plantations. Overnight stay at the hotel/resort.
Climate: Temperature ranges between 5 °C and 25 °C
Visit Eravikulam National Park – a UNESCO World Heritage site where you can see the rare species of Nilgiri Tahr – the Mountain Goats. (The park will remain closed in February and March due to calving season of the Nilgiri Tahr). The other attractions are Mattupetty Lake where you can do boating, Kundale Lake, Pothamedu View Point, Echo Point and Tata Tea Museum (closed on Monday). Overnight stay at the hotel/resort.
After the breakfast proceed to Thekkady by road (92 kms / 3 hours). Thekkady is famous for natural spices and wild life. Periyar National Park (Periyar Tiger Reserve) – a wildlife sanctuary is home to tigers, wild elephants, rare lion-tailed macaques, leopards, Indian bison, sambar deer etc. Also you have an opportunity to go for boating in the wild life sanctuary. Overnight stay at the hotel/resort.
Climate: Temperature ranges between 15 °C and 31 °C
After the breakfast proceed to Kovalam by road (221 kms / 5 hrs). Kovalam is a beautiful beach destination with three beaches namely Lighthouse Beach, Hawah Beach and Samudra Beach. On arrival check in at the hotel and by evening enjoy some beach activities. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram) is the capital city of Kerala. The main attractions are Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Puthenmaliga Palace Museum, Napier Museum, Zoo, Veli Tourist Village, Shankumugham Beach and many more. Return to Kovalam and overnight stay at the hotel.
After the breakfast proceed to Houseboat at Alleppey by road (159 kms / 4 hrs). Alleppey (Alappuzha) is famous for backwaters, large network of inland canals, paddy fields, coir villages and coconut lagoons. On arrival check into your Houseboat and cruise through the backwaters and canals. Overnight stay at the Houseboat.
After the breakfast check out from the Houseboat and proceed the journey to Cochin (60 kms / 1 hr 30 mins). For guest who have late connections we will proceed to do a local sightseeing at Kochi. The main tourist attractions are Jew Town, Paradesi Synagogue, Mattancherry Palace, Chinese Fishing Nets, Cherai Beach, Tripunithura Hill Palace, Wonderla Amusement Park and Shopping Malls. After the sightseeing transfer to Airport / Railway Station for the departure with beautiful memories of Kerala.