KERALA – EXPLORE GOD’S OWN COUNTRY
Kerala is located on the southern tip of India with the Arabian Sea in the west and the Western Ghats towering 500 – 2700 m in the east. Kerala is divided into three regions – the coastal lowlands, the fertile midlands, and the highlands. The lowlands of Kerala are networked by endless backwaters and the deltas of forty-four rivers. The midlands are rich with cashew, coconut, areca nut, tapioca, banana, rice, ginger, pepper, sugarcane and vegetable plantations. The forested highlands abound in tea, coffee, rubber and spice plantations and wildlife.
Based on the convenience
COCHIN to MUNNAR; 140KM, 4Hrs Drive
Arrive at Cochin and proceed to the famous hill stations of Munnar(140Km; 4hrs Drive). Upon arrival check into the hotel and refresh yourself. Then proceed to Sightseeing. Visit Rajamalai, the natural habitat of Nilgiri Tahr. The Rajamalai is 2695 Mts above from the sea level. (Visiting Time: 07.00 to 16.00Hrs). Then back to the hotel. Overnight at Munnar.
After breakfast (0900Hrs) we will proceed to full day sightseeing at Munnar. Visit Mattupetty Dam which is situated at a hight of 1700Mts. After that visit Eco-point and Kundala lake. Then back to the hotel and overnight at Munnar
MUNNAR to ALLEPPEY /KUMARAKOM ; 180KM, 4.50Hrs Drive:
After break fast, checkout from hotel and transfer to Alleppey / Kumarakom at the house boat jetty .12 Noon check-in to the Houseboat and enjoy an over night Cruise cum Stay in your house boat. Food will be provided in the house boat. Enjoy the backwaters in the houseboat and meander through the narrow Canals and villages. The backwater sail paints vivid picture of the traditional country life in its natural beauty.
KUMARAKOM / ALLEPPEY to COCHIN; 85KM, 2Hrs Drive:
After breakfast check out from Houseboat and proceed to Cochin. If time permits, Sightseeing at old part of Cochin, Fort Cochin, and Mattancherry. Visit the famous Chinese fishing nets which are distinctly unique to Cochin and watch its operations, then visit the famous St. Francis church where Vasco da Gama buried. After that visit Mattancherry Palace(Dutch Palace), where you can find a fine collection of Mural paintings depicting the scenes of Hindu epics Ramayana & Mahabharata. Then you can walk through the Jewish street and visit the famous Jewish Synagogue which is built in 1568 and magnificently decorated by Chinese tiles and Belgian chandeliers. Later transfer to Cochin airport / Railway station for departure