Kerala, a unique destination, also called “God’s own country” ,offers travelers unparalleled experiences, where you can enjoy the Indo Dutch architecture of Fort Cochin, the lush green hill stations of Munnar, enchanting woods and wildlife of Thekkady and the timeless beauty of the palm fringed beaches of Kovalam. Holiday in Kerala takes you through all of this and much more, and even gives you a chance to spend an overnight on a traditional Houseboat, while cruising through the backwaters bordering the Vembanad Lake.
Upon your arrival in Cochin, you will meet our representative/driver at the airport & drive towards Munnar.
Munnar is situated at the confluence of three mountain streams and perched 1600 mts above sea level. Sprawling tea plantations, picture- book towns, winding lanes and waterfalls, makes a unique sight for sore eyes and cure for sore minds.
On arrival, check in at your pre booked hotel.
Evening is at leisure.
Overnight stay at Munnar.
Today, enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Munnar. In the morning, visit the Tea Museum in the Nallathanni Estate of Tata Tea, which showcases some of the exquisite and interesting aspects of the genesis and growth of tea plantations in Munnar. This Tea Museum houses curios, photographs and machinery.
Also visit Mattupetty, located about 13 km from Munnar. Mattupetty is known for its dam and the beautiful lake, which offers pleasurable boat rides.
Later visit the Kundala tea plantations and the Kundala Lake… the mountain slopes here are thick with undulating, evergreen tea plantations. The shimmering blue lake is the most photographed part of Kundala. Take a stroll in the tea estate, and enjoy the refreshing mountain breeze. Here you can view the entire process of making tea, right from plucking of tealeaves to their processing.
Return to hotel & overnight stay.
After breakfast, drive to Thekkady.
Upon arrival, check in at your pre booked hotel.
The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is situated on the banks of the Periyar lake at Thekkady. Here the high ranges of the Western Ghats are clothed in dense evergreen, moist deciduous forests and savannah grass lands. Below this thick green canopy roam herds of elephants, sambars, tigers, gaurs, lion tailed macaques and Nilgiri langurs.
Full day is free at leisure.
Overnight stay at hotel.