5 Nights / 6 Days
Popularly known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea, Cochin (Kochi) is one of the finest natural harbors in the world and is the gateway to the enchanting backwaters of Kerala. Munnar‘s most preferred hill station and without any moment of hesitation would come to the answer – Munnar This hill station nestled in the exquisite mountains of the Western Ghats is your ideal place to attain peace and tranquility. Alappuzha (Alleppey) is fondly called the Venice of the East, for its maze of interconnecting waterways and channels. Alleppey or Alappuzha as it is known in the local language truly lives up to its name! The waterways and channels are best explored in country boats as in Venice. Kanyakumari, once part of the erstwhile princely realm of Travancore lies at the southernmost tip of the Indian peninsula. It is the southern tip of the majestic Cardamom Hills, a chain of hills along the west coast of India. I
Arrive at Cochin airport/ railway station and proceed to the hotel. Visit Fort Cochin and Mattancherry. Evening visit Lulu Mall for a bit of shopping. Overnight at Cochin.
The morning after breakfast to Munnar. The never-ending vast expanse of tea plantations and round-the-year moderate climate makes it a little haven for visitors. Afternoon visit Rajamala- house of the highly endangered mountain goats - the Nilgiri Thars. Overnight stay at Munnar.
After breakfast to Echo point and Mattupetty Dam. The dam is flanked by forests and a vast expanse of grassland on one side and the Kundala tea plantation on the other. Overnight stay at Munnar.
Morning proceeds to Thekkady. By noon at Thekkady. Then proceed to Periyar lake around which the sanctuary is built, for boating (cost extra). Stay in Thekkady
The morning after breakfast drive to Kumarakam/ Alleppey. By noon check-in at the hotel. Afternoon do a couple of hours motor boat cruise (optional- cost not included) through the legendary backwaters of Kerala. Overnight at Kumarakam/ Alleppey.
The morning after breakfast proceed to Cochin airport for onward journey
The ends of the tour here. Sketch India Journey thanks you for this trip and wishes you the best for your journeys ahead.