Package overview Description
Experience the best Kerala has to offer on this tour; enjoy the highlights of Cochin including the world famous Chinese Fishing Nets, with a visit to Jewish Synagogue. Relax and enjoy every comfort in a scenic natural setting of Munnar moving on to the entertainment – Cruising at Vembanadu Lake. This incredible resort offers world class hotels for a shorter variation or to customize your tour, please contact us!
Day01;Arrival Cochin-day at leisure
Day02; sightseeing of Mattancherry and Fort Kochi
Day03; Driving to Munnar
Day04; Munnar sightseeing
Day05; Transfer to Kumarakom-Houseboat cruise
Day06; Departure airport
Tour Duration: 06Days/05Nights
Destinations covered: Cochin, Munnar,Kumarakom,
Accomadation On Twin Sharing Basis
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner in Houseboat
24Hr Contact with consultant handling the file
All Airport Transfers and tours provided in luxury air conditioned vehicles with English speaking Chauffeur
All applicable hotel taxes
Return airfare with taxes
Personal expenditure like soft drinks, mineral water, phone calls, tips etc.
Lunches & Dinners until and unless mentioned
Peak Season Surcharge – If applicable
Any item not mentioned in the inclusions
Entry charges to sites
KERALA – 12DAYS/11NIGHTS ITINERARY
DAY01: ARRIVAL COCHIN
Arrival at Cochin by Air, Bus or Rail and our representative will meet and assist you to transfer to the hotel in Cochin and brief you the tour. Check in at the Hotel .The rest of the day is free for you to explore this city called as the Queen of Arabian Sea.
Overnight at Cochin
DAY02: COCHIN SIGHTSEEING
Enjoy your breakfast at Hotel. Then proceed for an included sightseeing tour with a local guide who points out the city highlights-Mattancherry and Fort Cochin, the places where you can see the trails of Colonial influences preserved as fresh as new. First visit the Mattancherry Palace, popularly known as DUTCH PALACE which houses a museum to provide you the history of Kerala Kings through the years. Then marvel at the grandeur of adjacent Jewish Synagogue, the only living Synagogue in the Common Wealth Countries and then walk through the Jew Street where you can see ample of antiquities. Then proceed to Fort Cochin to watch the fishing by the Grand Chinese Fishing Nets, 4000 years old technology still used in the backwaters of Kerala. Have a look at St.Francis Church which has great historical significance as a mute witness to the European colonial struggle in the Sub continent .Evening free for you to relax in the hotel or select any one of the optional activities like Sunset Cruise at Vembanad Lake or watching the bewildering Kerala Art forms Kathakali Overnight at Cochin
(Another day in Cochin will provide you an opportunity to visit Muziris)
DAY03: COCHIN –MUNNAR
Today after breakfast, check out the Hotel and proceed to Munnar passing the Kerala villages, lush green hills through plantations. Pause at Cheeyapara Waterfalls to refresh yourself by crystal waters of the falls and reach Munnar for checking at the hotel.
Evening at free to relax at the hotel enjoying the soothing climate of Munnar or stroll through the town of Munnar
Overnight at Munnar
DAY04: MUNNAR SIGHTSEEING:
Have a delicious breakfast at the hotel. Proceed for the sightseeing of Munnar. First visit the abode of Nilgiri Thar, a rare species-Eravikulam National Park lies at the crest of the Anamalai ranges near Munnar spreading over 97 Sq. Km of ever green tropical forest. Then proceed to Mattupetty Dam, Echo pint and Kundala Lake. If you are at Munnar during the blossoming season of Neela Kurinji, a rare flower which blossom once in every twelve years, you will be excited to have a look at the flower.
Return to hotel by evening. Camp fire can be arranged on your request as optional service
Overnight at Munnar
DAY05: MUNNAR – KUMARAKOM HOUSEBOAT
Enjoy the breakfast at hotel and check out from the hotel to drive to much awaited Backwater village, Kumarakom a tourist village with a vast network of rivers and canals which empty into the great expanse of water called the Vembanad Lake. On arriving Kumarakom, embark into the house boat, Traditional Kettuvallam, for a cruise along the palm-fringed waterways. Traditional Keralite lunch and dinner in the houseboat Overnight stay at the Houseboat.
DAY06: KUMARAKOM HOUSE BOAT-TRIVANDRUM/COCHIN DEPARTURE
Morning enjoy your breakfast in the Houseboat and disembark from it . You will be transferred on time to Trivandrum airport/Cochin Airport with ever lasting memories of a holiday.