7 NIGHTS / 8 DAYS
Day 01 :Bhubaneswar - Cochin - Veegaland Amusement Park
On arrival at Cochin airport proceed straight to Veegaland. On Entry into the Amusement Park you can go for a freshup inside the Park. Later on enjoy the amusement rides .Leisure time at the park. Evening drive back to Cochin.Overnight in Cochin.
Day 02:Cochin – Munnar (158 kms/04 hrs.)
Welcome to God's Own Country. Upon arrival our representative will greet you at Cochin Airport. Later proceed to Munnar, the place where the unfolded green carpet is waiting for you. Munnar is breathtakingly beautiful, a haven of peace and tranquility - the idyllic tourist destination in God's own country. Munnar is the gateway of Hills in South India. On the way you can also watch the lovely waterfalls in Cheeyappara and colourful flowers in Blossom Garden. Check-in at your hotel and relax for a while amidst the comforts of your room. Explore the rest of the day along with the nature. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Enjoy the sumptuous breakfast. Later proceed for a morning sightseeing trip of Munnar; visiting Mattupetty Dam which offers many fascinating sights to relish. The Shola forests around Mattupetty are ideal for trekking and bird watching, with the variety of birds found there. Kundala is a picturesque town located at the confluence of three mountain streams namely Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Enroute visit Echo Point, View Point & green carpet of Tea Gardens. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.
Day 04: Munnar – Thekkady (110 kms/03 hrs.)
Enjoy the sumptuous breakfast. Later proceed to Thekkady which offers diverse attractions like Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Hill Station and Spice Plantation. Reach & check-in at the hotel and relax for a while amidst the comforts of your room. Here you can go for a Wildlife cruise to view a large variety of wildlife like Wild Elephants, Nilgiri Langur, Sambar Deer, Wild Bison, Wild Boar etc, and quite a lot of unique birds can also be spotted. Visit the local spice market for some garden fresh spices and handicrafts. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 05: Thekkady – Kumarakom (130 kms/03 hrs.)
Enjoy the sumptuous breakfast. Later proceed to Kumarakom. Reach & check-in at the hotel and relax for a while amidst the comforts of your room. Kumarakom is one of the few places in the world where the means for transportation is through boats. Kumarakom is blessed with the Vembanad Lake which has its majestic canals, streams and distributaries along its banks weave an intricate and enchantingly beautiful web. The major attraction of Kumarakom is the Bird Sanctuary which lies at the edge of the grounds of an old estate where a profusion of all kinds of birds can be observed. Domestic birds such as cuckoo, wild duck, egrets, darters, herons, teal, and water fowl can be seen in abundance here, and the Siberian storks which migrate to this place each year. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 06: Kumakonam - Alleppey Houseboat
Morning at leisure, at 1230 hours commence an overnight house boat cruise to Alleppey, which gives one a fascinating insight into the life of a Keralan Backwater Village. As the boat glides along the backwaters one can see the daily life in the backwater villages: the daily life in villages on narrow strips of land ,fisherman fishing, children swimming & playing in the water, women doing their daily chores, mobile shops in tiny canoes, the cultivation of paddy & its harvesting (during harvest season) huge country barges ferrying the coconuts, rice, coir etc. people traveling to the mainland for work and numerous small market places, tiny temples & churches etc.
Note: The cruise commences at 1230 hrs with lunch served on board and continues till dusk. At dusk the boat will anchor in a wide waterway or lake for the night (The backwaters close to boat traffic at dusk as the fisherman lay their nets in the backwaters. Other boats are not allowed to ply in the backwaters after dusk. On the following day the cruise commences again after breakfast and the guest will be dropped at Alleppey by 0900Hrs. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 07: Alleppy – Cochin – Cherai Beach
Morning after breakfast, drive to Cherai the famous beach destination of Cochin. Cherai is ideal place for its lagoons, fish farms and long stretch of beaches. Apart from sightseeing activities it's a place for rest and relaxation with calm beach front & good variety of Sea food. Enjoy the palm fringed beach and its sun set there in the evening. Overnight stay.
Day 08: Cherai Beach -Cochin - Bhubaneswar
Today, after breakfast, for a go day trip to Historical fort Cochin, Where you can see the remains centuries old Portuguese, Dutch, English, Chinese and Arab traditions. Gigantic Chinese fish nets and live fishing, beach path way, Sea Mouth, Asia's best preserved Synagogue, St. Francis Church, Jew streets and amazing antique market etc. Later shall be dropper at airport for your journey back home with sweet memories of holidays.
Tour Includes :
- • Return Airfare Bhubaneswar –Cochin – Bhubaneswar
- • 01 Night accommodation in Cochin
- • 01 Night accommodation in Thekkady
- • 01 Night accommodation in Kumarakom
- • 01 Night accommodation in Alleppy Houseboat
- • 01 Night accommodation in Cherai Beach
- • All transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary by Luxury vehicle
- • Breakfast & Dinner in Hotel
- • Boat cruise in Periyar lake
Extra Charges Apply :
- • Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
- • Tips, Laundry, Room service, Phone Calls
- • Guide fee, camera fee, Soft or Hard drinks, Starters.
- • Medical & Travel insurance