Day 1: Arr. at Cochin. Transfer Munnar. Our representative will receive you on arrival at Cochin Airport / Railway station and transfer to the Resort in Munnar (153 Kms – 5 Hrs drives). Check into hotel. Day free. Munnar, located at the Idukki district. On your way enjoy beautiful streams, small waterfalls, rubber, pepper, cardamom and tea plantations and thick forests. Check in to your resort by noon. In the evening visit the Raja Mala the highest peak in Munnar, the Eravikulam National Park where you can see the very rare mountain goats locally called the Nilgiri Tahr, Panther, Sambhar etc.
Optional: If you stay at Cochin – Cochin, the commercial hub of Kerala and also known as the ‘Queen of Arabian Sea’. You will explore the port town of Cochin visiting the Chinese fishing nets, the St. Francis Church, Mattencherry Palace, and stroll through the narrow cobbled streets, lined with antique and handicraft shops of Jew town and completes the tour at the Jewish Synagogue, the oldest living Synagogue in the world. Kochi city is known for its textiles, readymade garments, jewellery, handicrafts, antiques and spices. So you can go for shopping rest of the free time. In the Evening, boat cruise to see the seven islands of Cochin and beautiful sun set. Stay Overnight at Hotel.
Day 2: After breakfast we take you for a full day sightseeing trip of Munnar – covering some of the major sightseeing – Mattupetty Lake & Dam, Echo Point, Kundala Lake, Blossom Garden, Rajamalai Hills, Eravikulam Wildlife sanctuary (if not done on previous day) – home of Nilgiri Thar (very rare mountain goat), considering the ecological faunal, floral, geo- morphological and zoological significant & Tea Plantation & Tea Plantation. Overnight stay in Hotel, Munnar.
Day 3 After breakfast and move to Thekkady (120 Kms / 4 Hrs). Enjoy the stunning panoramic view of the Cardamom hills & green carpets of tea plantation enroute. Check into Hotel at Thekkady. After refreshing go for a spice plantation Tour to see crops of cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, coffee, tea estate (Optional) & later for boating in the Periyar lake – its centre plece of Periyar Wildlife sanctuary also Periyar Tiger reserve, man made lake of the height of 2000 ft, enjoying view the wildlife at the Periyar tiger reserve (Optional). Later return to hotel for overnight stay in hotel.
Day 4 After breakfast drive to Kumarakom (145 Kms / 4 Hrs) the lush green vegetation and the climate attract a number of tourists to this place. On arrival at Kumarakom visit the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary and later check in at hotel in, Evening go for Sunset cruise (optional) or enjoy the beauty of backwater with lovely views all around by just relaxing near Vembanad Lake and overnight stay in hotel.
Day 5: After breakfast, drive to Kovalam (240 Kms and 6 Hrs drive). On arrival check in at Hotel. Afternoon is at leisure and Evening free for personal activity. Overnight at Hotel
Day 6: After breakfast explore sightseeing of Padhamanabha Swami temple, Museum, Horse Palace, Art Gallery. Kovalam considered as the Paradise of the South. It consists of three adjacent crescent beaches and also picture perfect tropical beaches. Rest of the day at leisure on the beach Overnight at Hotel.
Day 7: After breakfast transfer from Kovalam to Trivandrum airport / rail station for onward travel.
Reservation: Khorlo Tours & Travels (Private) Ltd