Charming Kerala

Charming Kerala Tour - 4 nights 5 days

Route: Kochi - Munnar - Periyar (Thekkady) - Alappuzha (Houseboat) - Kochi

Tour Itinerary:
Day 1 - Kochi Arrival; To Munnar
Arrival in Kochi. Drive to Munnar, the popular hill station in Kerala situated at the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Munnar is known for its lush green tea gardens and picture book towns. Check-in to resort. Rest of day at leisure. Overnight stay at Munnar.

Day 2 - In Munnar
Morning sightseeing with visit to Mattupetty Lake and Dam, Echo Point, Kundala Lake, Blossom Garden, Tea Museum & Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park famous for Nilgiri Tahr. Overnight stay at Munnar.

Day 3 - To Periyar (Thekkady)
Morning drive through the scenic Western Ghats, jungles and spice trails to your wildlife reserve at Periyar. Check-in to hotel. Enjoy an evening boat ride on Lake Periyar to see wild animals. Optional visit to Spice Market in the town. Overnight stay at Periyar.

Day 4 - To Alappuzha; In Houseboat
Early Morning drive to Alappuzha. Check-in to your floating houseboat (Kettuvallam), boat with bedroom and en-suite rest room for your comfort. Enjoy unlimited surfing on backwaters, sip a coconut, get disturbed by only the chirping of birds and occasional ripples in water and savor mouthwatering delicacies prepared in front of you by your kitchen crew. Overnight stay in Houseboat.

Day 5 - To Kochi; Departure
Morning check-out from Houseboat and drive to Kochi. Enjoy Kochi sightseeing with visit to the Dutch Palace(Mattancherry Palace), built by the Portuguese and presented to the Raja of Cochin Veera Kerala Varma, Jewish Synagogue, where scrolls of the Old Testament and copper plates inscribed in Hebrew script are preserved, Jews Street, St. Francis Church, built in 1503, the oldest European church in India where the Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama's body was originally buried, Santa Cruz Basilica, the Roman Catholic church with beautiful paintings on the ceiling, Chinese fishing nets & the Indo-Portuguese Museum. Evening transfer to Kochi airport/railway station.

Hotel Options:
Standard Category:
3 star Hotels/Resorts, CPAI Plan
Air Conditioned Deluxe Houseboat, APAI Plan

Deluxe Category:
3 or 4 star Hotels/Resorts, CPAI Plan
Air Conditioned Luxury Houseboat, APAI Plan

Superior Category:
4 or 5 star Hotels/Resorts, CPAI Plan
Air Conditioned Luxury Houseboat, APAI Plan

Air Conditioned car with English speaking driver

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