Duration: 7 Nights & 8 Days
Day 01: Arrival in Cochin [By International Flight]
Day Highlights: Cochin Sightseeing
Upon arrival in Cochin, the Spice Coast of India, our guides will take you to the hotel. Arrive and transfer to the hotel. Later proceed for Cochin sightseeing. Places for Sightseeing: Fort Cochin, Bolgatty Palace, Chinese Fishing Nets, Marine Drive, Jewish Synagogue, St Francis Xavier's Church, Museum of Kerala History. Activities to do: Watch Kathakali dance performance, take ayurvedic message, tries south indian food and tender coconut, Visit the local market. Spend the night at the hotel.
Day 02: Cochin – Munnar [By Road in 4 hours]
Day Highlights: Visit Attraphali Waterfalls
Post drive back to Munnar. Visit Attraphali waterfalls en route. Arrive Munnar by evening and check in at the hotel. Rest of the time is free at leisure. Overnight stay at Munnar.
Day 03: Munnar
Day Highlights: Hiking & Ernavalikulam National Park visit
After breakfast proceed for the guided trekking tour in Munnar Take a beguiling and uplifting walk to the queen of hills, Munnar. You will be picked up from your hotel in Munnar early morning. Do not be surprised if you catch a glimpse of Elephants, Sambar, Sloth Bear and the Nilgiritahr along the way. Stay overnight at Munnar.
Day 04 : Munnar – Thekkady [By Road]
Day Highlights: Visit Periyar National Park, watch Kathakali and Kalaripayattu
After having breakfast, a drive of 4 hours from Munnar will take you to Thekkady or the Periyar National Park. Explore the enthralling beauty of the lush forests and its wildlife. You will enjoy the calm atmosphere around Periyar Lake. Evening will be enchanted with Kathakali and Kalaripayattu (Kerala Martial Art).Overnight stay in Thekkady.
Day 05 : Thekkady
Day Highlights: Bamboo boat, National Park & Spice gardens
Trekking and bamboo boat rafting will comprise the entire day. While rafting in the Periyar Lake you can spot the massive elephants grazing in the grasslands, jungle beasts quenching their thirsts in the lake or sambars, gaurs and Nilgiri langurs roaming freely in the jungles.. Hitchhiking to the boat landing area will fill the journey with fun and adventure. Visit the Spice gardens. Stay overnight at Thekkady.
Day 06 : Thekkady - Backwaters / Alleppy
Day Highlights: Backwaters, Kumarakum, Bird Sanctuary, Villages
After breakfast we drive to Kumarakum. Arrive the and check in at the backwater resorts. Later visit to the Kumarakum bird sanctuary and nearby villages. You may avail the option to have an ayurvedic massage. Stay overnight at Kumarakum.
Day 07: Allepppy Day Highlights: Houseboat cruise
After breakfast we drive to Alleppy. Arrive there and check-in at the houseboat. You may resort to your private houseboats today. Locals travelling in canoes, trading vegetables and other commodities can be seen in the lakes and canals. While cruising, you can also opt for stoppages at certain villages, paddy fields and other places to explore the beauty of the region. Overnight on board. (Full Board) (Vehicle for transfer)
Day 08: Alleppy –Cochin [By Road] – Departure
Day Highlights: Beach activities
After breakfast, we drive for one hour towards Kovalam beach. Arrive there and check in at the beach resorts. Free time for beach activities or visit nearby villages. Stay overnight.