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Kerala Tour Packages

Kerala Tour Package - 04 Nights / 05 Days

INCLUSION


TOUR ITINERARY

DAY 01 : Cochin - Munnar

Arrive at Cochin International airport. IPR Representative will meet you at the exit of the ARRIVALS TERMINAL and then you will be transferred to your hotel (depending upon your arrival time).Drive to Munnar visiting Cheeyaparra Falls enroute. Arrive Munnar and check in at the hotel.Munnar is the nature-lover’s paradise. Snuggling in the green and serene Kannan Devan Hills lies the quiet and restful resort of Munnar. Panoramic views of low-flying clouds and mist filled valleys make it a pretty little heaven with a cool bracing weather. It was opened up out of virgin forests a century ago by pioneering planters. The remote and ancient churches - gracious, stone-structures with ancient chandeliers and rosewood pews are an attraction in itself. A little beyond lies Anaimudi, South India's highest peak. In the vicinity is the Eravikulam National Park, the home of the endangered Nilgiri Thar that roams on a stretch of grassland or is seen climbing the pinnacles of the undulating hills. Here you can have a glimpse of a Gaur, Langur, Lion-tailed macaque, and elephants roaming in herds. Rest of the day will be at leisure

Overnight stay at Spice Country Resort or Similar

DAY 02 : Munnar

After breakfast at the hotel, you proceed for a morning sightseeing trip of Munnar; visit Mattupetty Dam which offers many fascinating sights to relish. The Shola forests around Mattupetty are ideal for trekking and bird watching, with the variety of birds found there. Kundala is a picturesque town located at the confluence of three mountain streams namely Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Enroute visit Echo Point, View Point & green carpet of Tea Gardens. Late afternoon, you will go for a stroll in Tea Estates. Meet the local people engaged in tea industry. Evening will be at leisure

Overnight stay at Spice Country Resort or Similar

DAY 03 : Munnar - Thekkady

After breakfast at the hotel you would be driven from Munnar to Thekkady, which is also known as Periyar (110 KMS / 3.30 Hours).Upon arrival, proceed for check-in at your hotel. Afternoon, proceed to Periyar National Park to view the wildlife by boat. (Optional)Set in the heart of the Cardamom Hills of Kerala, the Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve offers a rare opportunity to enjoy South India’s wild life and beauty. The park has a picturesque lake at the heart of the sanctuary. Herds of elephant and sambar, Gaur and wild pigs wander down to the lakeside and can be observed from the launches that cruise the lake. Periyar also harbours the leopard, wild dog, barking deer and mouse deer. On the rocky outcrops along the lake, monitor lizards can be seen basking in the sun. Return to the hotel after your boat ride.

Overnight stay at Grand Thekkady or Similar

DAY 04 : Thekkady - Alleppey Houseboat

After the breakfast drive to Alleppey (160 KM / 04 Hour). On Arrival check in hotel. Alleppey (Alappuzha) district occupies a prominent place in the tourist map of Kerala interlocked with lakes and canals. The Vembanad Lake stretching up to Kochi, the rivers Achankovil, Manimala and Pamba and a network of canals in the district are used for inland navigation. The vast stretch of paddy fields of Kuttanad, which is popularly known as the ‘rice bowl of Kerala,’ is in this district. Coir and coir products form a thriving industry in this district. The exciting and unforgettable boat cruises between Alleppey and Kollam offer intimate glimpses of backwater life and an unforgettable journey watching Coir making, boat building, toddy tapping, fish farming and the rugged village life. Overnight enjoy the flower bed & Candle Light Dinner in House Boat.

Overnight stay at IPR Houseboats

DAY 05 : Alleppey - Cochin

Half-day sightseeing tour of Cochin. You will first proceed to Mattancherry, where you will visit the oldest Jewish Synagogue in India (Closed on Fridays and Saturdays) built by a thriving Jewish community in 1568 A.D. Now the community has dwindled in numbers, however the synagogue is beautifully preserved. The Dutch Palace (Closed on Fridays) at Mattancherry was built in 1555 and its coronation hall and murals at Ramayana are noteworthy features. From Jewish Synagogue you will proceed to visit Chinese fishing nets. The cantilevered fishing nets line the entrance to the harbour mouth.Continue your tour to the St. Francis Church (Closed on Sundays during Mass), originally named after Santo Antonio and dedicated to him as the Patron Saint of Portugal. Five Portuguese priests who arrived with Albuquerque built St. Francis church in 1510. This church, said to be the oldest European church built in India, was the original burial site of Vasco da Gama in 1524.Rest of the day at leisure

Later transfer to Cochin International airport for your flight for onward destination