Tour KL0701

7 nights | 8 days
Munnar (2 nights) | Thekkady (1 night) | Kumarakom (1 night) | Alleppey (1 night) | Kovalam (2 nights)


Detailed Itinerary

MUNNAR (2 nights)
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DAY 1: COCHIN – MUNNAR (150 km | 4 hrs)
Arrive Cochin. Our representative will assist you on arrival. Board your vehicle and drive to the beautiful hill station of Munnar.
Enjoy:
As you cross the town of Kothamangalam, you can experience the beautiful drive through the natural forest belt, with a few waterfalls on the way. From Adimali, the road starts getting curvier as the sight of tea plantations and panoramic view of the western ghats keep you refreshed.
On arrival in Munnar, check in at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel
You may like:
Relax at the hotel or enjoy a small walk around the tea plantations

DAY 2: MUNNAR
After breakfast, board your car to explore tourist attractions around Munnar
Places covered:
Tea Plantations: As you drive through the town, tea plantations would be a common sight, beautifully covering the hill slopes of the Nilgiris. You may like to try various kinds of tea at one of the tea factories in the region. Read more…
Eravikulam National Park: The national park is home to the endangered mountain goat of South India – the Nilgiri Tahr. Visitors can travel to Rajamalai in forest department vehicles (directly payable). Read more…
Devikulam Lake: Also known as Sita Devi Lake is a scenic spot. At around 8 km from Munnar, Devikulam has velvet lawns, exotic flora & fauna with cool & fresh mountain air. Read more…
Echo Point: Walk down to this point among the valley and shout. Did it echo back…. find out. Read more…
Kundal Dam: Opt to enjoy boating on the first arch shaped dam of India. Read more…
Blossom Hydel Park: holds a variety of beautiful, colourful and fragrant flowers. Read more…
Return to the resort by evening after a fun filled day among nature. Overnight at the resort


THEKKADY (1 night)
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DAY 3: MUNNAR – THEKKADY (90 km | 3 hrs)
After breakfast, proceed to Thekkady. This is another interesting drive, wherein you will find many beautiful views and small waterfalls. Upon arrival in Thekkady, check into the hotel. Put your luggage in the room and relax for a while before driving to the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.
Enjoy:
Boat Cruise on Periyar Lake: Board the Boat Cruise on Periyar Lake to explore the wildlife of the region (directly payable). Read more…
Time permitting: (directly payable)
Elephant Rides: Enjoy elephant rides on the outskirts of the wildlife sanctuary. Read more…
Night Patrol: An adventurous ride into the woods… at night. Read more…
Return to the hotel by evening. Overnight at the hotel


KUMARAKOM (1 night)
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DAY 4: THEKKADY – KUMARAKOM (125 km | 4 hrs)
After breakfast, start your journey downhill towards Kumarakom. The weather will be warmer as you get closer to the backwaters. On arrival in Kumarakom, check in at the hotel.
Places covered:
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary: The 14 acre bird sanctuary is the favourite spot for migratory birds from all parts of the world. Read more…
Bay Island Driftwood Museum: Witness a wide range of superior quality driftwood sculptures. Read more…
Return to the hotel by evening. Overnight at the hotel


ALLEPPEY (1 night)
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DAY 5: KUMARAKOM – ALLEPPEY (30 km | 1/2 hr)
After a leisurely breakfast, drive to reach Alleppey. On arrival, board the houseboat.
During the day: Drive through coconut lagoons, paddy fields and coir villages on the Vembanad Lake (backwaters)
In the evening, the boat will be parked at one end of the lake. Overnight at the houseboat.
You may like:
Take a walk around during the evening  |  Ask for the available movies to watch  |  Relax on the deck of the houseboat seeing the glittering stars


KOVALAM (2 nights)
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DAY 6: ALLEPPEY – KOVALAM (160 km | 4 hrs)
After breakfast, check out of the houseboat and drive to Kovalam, enroute visiting Thiruvananthapuram
Places covered:
Padmanabhaswamy Temple: A temple that has been mentioned in several Puranas, is of high importance in Hindu religion. Only those who profess Hindu faith are allowed to enter the temple. Read more…
Time permitting:
Kanakakunnu Palace: One of the last architectural vestiges of the colonial era, the palace was home to various cultural events. It still hosts All India Dance Festival every year
Upon arrival in Kovalam, check in at the hotel. Evening will be at leisure to relax and explore the beach. Overnight at the hotel

DAY 7: KOVALAM
After breakfast, enjoy the day exploring important beaches of Kovalam
Places covered:
Hawa Beach: Tourists claim this to be the most beautiful beach in Kovalam because of the stack of palm grooves. Read more…
Lighthouse Beach: The largest of the 3 beaches that form Kovalam Beach, this beach gets its name from a 30 mt high Lighthouse on a cape. Read more…
Samudra Beach: Lying to the north of Ashok Beach, Samudra Beach completes the trinity of Kovalam Beach. Read more…
You may like: (extra charges)
Visit Edakallu, which is famous as a sunset viewing point
Enjoy a day trip to Kanyakumari – the southernmost tip of Indian mainland. 3 water bodies – Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea meet here
Overnight at the hotel

DAY 8: KOVALAM – TRIVANDRUM (25 km | 1 hr)
After breakfast, transfer to Trivandrum Airport to connect onward journey, leaving with sweet memories of moments enjoyed together during the vacation to God’s Own Country…


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