(6N/7D) - CODE ( 39 )
Day - 1 : Arrival in Cochin I Munnar (135km/4 hours)
You will be picking from Cochin Airport / Ernakulam railway station and drive to Munnar (3.5 Hrs drive). On the way enjoy some waterfalls and natural scenic spots. On arrival at Munnar check into Hotel and relax for the rest of the day. Overnight stay at the hotel will be arranged.
Day - 2 : Munnar Sightseeing
After breakfast go for local sightseeing which includes Mattupetty Dam, Kundale Lake and Echo point. Afternoon proceed to Rajamalai where the rarest species of mountain goat, "Nilgiri Thars", can be spotted. Overnight stay in Munnar.
Day - 3 : Munnar – Thekkady (110 Kms/3.5 hours)
After a delectable breakfast, check out of the hotel. Drive to Thekkady and reach by afternoon. Check into the hotel and after lunch visit spice plantations like cardamom, pepper, coffee and tea estate etc… On way back to hotel you could stop at the local market and pick up some fragrant spices. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day - 4 : Thekkady – Alleppey (180 km/5 hours)
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Alleppey. Set out on an enchanting overnight backwater cruise in traditionally decorated houseboats. Check in time is 01:00 PM and cruise starts with lunch. While cruising in these floating luxury-villas, let your eyes settle for the rare and the unusual - skim past Chinese fishing nets, bowed-down paddy fields, and local inhabitants engaged in making coir products, rustic homes, and ancient temples and swaying coconut groves. Food will be served onboard. Overnight stay in the houseboat.
Day - 5 : Alleppey – Kovalam (180 kms/5 hours)
After an appetizing breakfast, check out of the hotel. Drive to Kovalam and reach by afternoon. Later proceeds for the tour to Trivandrum. Trivandrum sightseeing includes the Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, Veli Tourist Village,Trivandrum Zoo and the Shangumugham Beach. Later proceed back toKovalam. Rest of the day free at your leisure for own beach activity. One can have spa or Ayurveda treatment on direct payment from the hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort in Kovalam.
Day - 6 : Kovalam
Today after breakfast the day free at your leisure for shopping & beach activities. You can go to the beach at Kovalam and enjoy waves of Arabian Sea, the light house, watch evening sunset at the beach. Overnight stay at Hotel in Kovalam.
Day - 7 : Kovalam – Trivandrum – Departure
Morning get dropped at Trivandrum International airport for your flight back home, feeling contented about a wonderful holiday you spent in the “God’s Own Country”.