On arrival at Cochin airport transfer to Kumarakom situated on the banks of the Vembanad Lake and one of the world famous backwater destinations in the world. Kumarakom is a breathtakingly beautiful paradise of mangrove forests, emerald green paddy field and coconut groves interpersed with enchanting waterways and canals adorned with water lilies. Arrive and check in at the hotel.
Evening at leisure. Dinner and Overnight at Kumarakom.
After breakfast. Depart from Kumarakom and proceed to Thekkady known for its proud mountains, winding valleys, scented plantation and crisp air. The main attraction is the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Transfer and check in at the hotel. In the evening enjoy a cruise on Lake Periyar to see the animals in their natural habitat. This is the only sanctuary in India where you can have the unique experience of viewing wildlife at close quarters from the safety of a boat on the lake. The greatest attraction of Periyar remains the large herds of wild elephants that come down to the lake's edge. The Periyar Lake is a paradise for the nature lovers.
Dinner and Overnight in Thekkady.
After breakfast depart from Thekkady and proceed to Munnar breathtakingly beautiful - a haven of peace and tranquility, the idyllic tourist destination in God's own country. Unending expanse of tea plantations, pristine valleys and mountains, exotic species of flora and fauna in its wild sanctuaries and forests, aroma of spice scented cool air Munnar has all these and more. Transfer and check in at the hotel.
Evening at leisure. Dinner and Overnight in Munnar.
After breakfast, leave for a sightseeing tour around Munnar visiting Devikulam a small and beautiful hill station that has a lot of natural beauty. Lush greenery, rare flora and fauna this gorgeous hill station symbolises nature in her pristine glory. Mattupetty situated at a height of 1700m is famous for its highly specialised dairy farm - the indo swiss live stock project. Over a 100 varieties of high yielding cattles are reared here. The mattupetty lake and dam, just a short distance from the farm, is a very beautiful picnic spot. Visit Rajmala the famous hill station of Kerala, the natural habitat of the endangered Nilgiri Tahr. After a wonderful day return to the hotel.
Dinner and Overnight in Munnar.
After breakfast, later bid goodbye to this beautiful hill station and proceed to Cochin a cosmopolitan city, as well as the major commercial and industrial centre of Kerala. Also called the "Queen of the Arabian Sea". It's one of the finest natural harbours in the world. Arrive and check in at the hotel. Later, depart for a local sightseeing visiting St. Francis Church the oldest European church in India, Dutch Palace having a fine collection of mural paintings depicting the scenes from the hindu epics Ramayana and Mahabharata (Closed on Fri/Public Holiday), Jewish Synagogue one of the oldest synagogue in the commonwealth countries . A number of copper plates inscribed in the Hebrew script are preserved in this synagogue ( closed Sat/ Jewish Holiday),Chinese Fishing Nets "Hallmark of Cochin"
flank the cochin harbour. The elegant nets found here are one of its kind in India add grace and charm to a already characteristic waterside view. After a wonderful day of sightseeing return to the hotel. Dinner and Overnight in Cochin.
After breakfast at the hotel. Today proceed to the Airport to board a flight back home . Return home with wonderful memories of your vacation.
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