Harbor views, backwater houseboats, hill station tea and spice plantations, wildlife sanctuaries, scenic drives from the harbor town of Cochin through the Cardamom Hills:
A wonderful way to spend a week in Kerala.
Duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days
Route: Cochin -Munnar -Periyar -Kumarakom Backwaters-Alleppey Houseboat-Cochin
You will be met in Cochin by our KeralaToursCo Representative who will escort you to your hotel. Spend the day seeing the sights which may include a visit to the Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church, Santa Cruz Basilica or a boat tour of the harbor islands. In the evening enjoy a Kathakali dance show.
After breakfast, you will be driven through the Cardamom Hills to Munnar - famous for rolling hillsides of tea plantations. overnight in Munnar.
Spend the day sightseeing - trek up into the clouds, go rock climbing and rappeling, go on an elephant safari.
Take another wonderfully scenic drive through the hilly countryside en route to Periyar. Visit the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and Tiger Reserve. Spend the evening exploring nearby Kumily where every spice grown in Kerala is sold - you will know you have arrived by the aromatic atmosphere.
Descend to the backwaters of Kumarkom - the Rice Bowl of Kerala. Kumarkom rests along the shores of Lake Vembanad, the largest freshwater lake in Kerala. Abundant in fish and fowl, coconut and palm groves and rice paddies, it is a virtual feast for the eyes. Relax and take it all in under natures canopy.
Take a ride through the backwater region to Alleppey where you will board your private houseboat for the night accompanied by the navigator and your own personal cook.
Disembark for the drive back to Cochin to continue your onward travel.
Extend or Customize Your Tour
We would be happy to assist with additional travel and hotel arrangements. Changes to this tour can be added as an inclusive part of the package.
Twin Sharing Basis & Daily Breakfast
|Cochin||Gama Heritage Recidency||No18||Tea bangalow|
|Munnar||Le celestium||Bracknell Forest||Windermere|
|Periyar||Wildernest Eco lodge||Elephant Court||Spice Village|
|Kumarakom||Backwater resorts||Abad Whispering Plams||Zuri Kumarakom|
|Alleppey||Deluxe Houseboat||Luxury Houseboast||Luxury Houseboast|