At the southern tip of India lies the oblong state of Kerala, aptly referred to as God’s Own Country, this beautiful land is rightly called the paradise, given to its lush green scenic landscapes, miles of golden sandy beaches dotted with coastal villages, verdant landscapes of the Western Ghats, fragrant spice, tea and coffee plantations and its own vibrant culture that will leave you awestruck. Blessed with natural beauty and ecological diversity.
Some of places to visit in Kerala in monsoon are Kerala backwaters, Alappuzha, Munnar, Cochin, Kumarakom, and Thekkady. It has more such hideouts and getaways that can enthrall you and make your monsoon trip to Kerela most memorable.
1 night stay in Cochin
2 nights stay in each city (covering Munnar, Thekkady, Kumarakom)
Houseboat day trip in Kumarakom.
Boat Ride in Periyar Lake
Sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary
Monuments entrance fees
English speaking guide during the tour
Return airport transfers
Arrive Cochin airport and you will be met and greeted by our representative at the airport and transferred to the hotel.
Cochin – It is a major harbour and commercial Capital of Kerala. Cochin is also access point to visit Backwaters and Plantation highlands in the region.
Overnight at hotel in Cochin
COCHIN – MUNNAR (130 km / 05 hrs)
After Breakfast, check out of the hotel and set off for guided tour of city visit Chinese fishing nets, Mattancherry Palace and St. Francis Church the oldest European church in India. Later drive to Munnar.
Arrive Munnar and check in at hotel. This beautiful hill station was once the summer capital of the British Government in India. The never ending vast expanse of tea plantations and the round the year moderate climate makes it a little haven for visitors.
Overnight at the Hotel in Munnar
After breakfast proceed for morning visit Mattupetty Dam & Echo Point. The dam is flanked by forests and large expanse of grass land on one side and the Kundala tea plantation on the other. In the afternoon visit the tea plantations and Museum. The visitor is greeted with miles and miles of unending tea plantations on entry into Munnar. TATA Tea, consisting of estates mainly in Munnar, is a dominant player of Tea.
Overnight at the Hotel in Munnar.
MUNNAR – THEKKADY (Approx 110 KMS / 03 and Half Hrs Drive)
After Breakfast, check out of the hotel and drive to Thekkady which is a spice plantation area surrounded by Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and visited for its salubrious climate, plantation backdrop and activities around Periyar reserve forest. Spend your day at leisure.
Overnight at the Hotel in Thekkady.
Breakfast at hotel. Enjoy spice plantation tour in Periyar and in the evening simmer down and enjoy a boat safari in the scenic Periyar Lake, occasionally winning the glance of some rare varieties of birds and animals at Periyar National Park.
Overnight at hotel in Thekkady.
THEKKADY – KUMARAKOM (Approx 140 KMS / 04 Hrs Drive)
After breakfast drive to Kumarakom, followed by houseboat day trip and later check-in at hotel.
Overnight at the Hotel in Kumarakom
After breakfast, morning visit to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Located on the banks of the Vembanad Lake, the bird sanctuary is spread across 14 acres. The Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, an ornithologist’s paradise is a favorite haunt of migratory birds like the Siberian stork, egret, darter, heron and teal.
Overnight at the Hotel in Kumarakom
KUMARAKOM – COCHIN – DEPARTURE (Approx 60 Kms/ 2 Hrs Drive)
Breakfast at hotel. Check out form the hotel and transfer to airport to board your flight for your onward destination.
Other services not stated under “Inclusions”.
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Boat ride in Thekkady (Periyar river) is subject to its operations on the day of the tour.
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