KERALA – A TROPICAL SYMPHONY

KERALA – A TROPICAL SYMPHONY

KERALA – A TROPICAL SYMPHONY

Overview

Daily Schedule

  • ARRIVE COCHIN
  • Arrive Cochin airport and drive through a scenic journey to Munnar. On the way you will pass the lovely waterfalls in Cheeyappara and see colourful flowers in Blossom Garden.
  • Arrive Munnar & check into hotel.
  • Post Lunch walk through this green paradise or rolling tea, coffee and cardamom plantations, trekking tracks and breath-taking waterfalls to experience intriguing beauty.
  • Dinner and Overnight at hotel in Munnar.
  • MUNNAR
  • Breakfast at the hotel. Visit places in and around Munnar.
  • Visit the century-old tea factories where you can taste and pick up the finest tea in the country. Of most interest is the Tata Tea Museum located at the Nallathanni Estate where you can witness tea processing.
  • Enjoy a visit to the greenish valley around the Mattupetty Dam and proceed to Pothamedu, which offers an excellent view of the tea, coffee and cardamom plantations in Munnar.
  • Dinner and Overnight at hotel in Munnar.
  • MUNNAR – THEKKADY
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Depart by surface to Thekkady/Periyar.
  • Arrive Periyar & check into hotel.
  • Visit the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary/National Park where one can sight around 35 species of mammals like Bengal Tiger, Indian Elephant, Gaur, Sambar, Wild Pig, Indian Giant Squirrel, Jungle Cat, Nilgiri Tahr, Lion-Tailed Macaque and around 265 species of birds like Malabar Grey Hornbill, Nilgiri wood pigeon, Nilgiri flycatcher and many more.
  • Enjoy a guided tour of a spice plantation in Thekkady. Taste and breathe in the fragrant air while exploring varieties of spices like cinnamon, pepper, clove, nutmeg, ginger, turmeric and curry leaves. Pick up a few packets of the tea and spices grown here that make for a good buy.
  • Dinner and Overnight at hotel in Thekkady.
  • THEKKADY – KUMARAKOM
  • ​After a leisurely breakfast, begin your drive to Kumarakom. Arrive Kumarakom & check into Hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure to relax at the hotel and enjoy Ayurveda treatments and massages (on your own).
  • In the evening enjoy a Kathakali Dance Performance.
  • Dinner and Overnight at hotel in Kumarakom.
  • KUMARAKOM
  • Leisurely Breakfast at the hotel followed by a relaxed day.
  • From the jetty embark the traditional rice boats – “kettuvallam” for a fascinating evening sunset backwater cruise, where a gentle life of another world unfolds around you. Return back to the hotel.
  • Dinner and Overnight at hotel in Kumarakom.
  • KUMARAKOM – COCHIN
  • ​Breakfast at the hotel. Depart by surface to Cochin.
  • Visit the Pardesi Synagogue built in 1568, one of the oldest active Jewish Synagogues located in the old part of Jew Town.
  • On the way to Fort Kochi see the famous Chinese Fishing Nets, picturesque beaches and architectural style of buildings, visit St. Francis Church, one of the oldest churches in India built by the Europeans.
  • Stop by at Teapot Cafe in the middle of the busy Peter Celli Street in Fort Kochi for the perfect break before heading to Kochi Airport for your onward journey.
  • Tour Ends with wonderful memories of the sights and experiences of God’s Own Country!!

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