SPECIAL KERALA PACKAGE TO VISIT MUNNAR - THEKKADY - ALLEPPEY - COCHIN
NO OF DAYS : 4 NIGHTS 5 DAYS
01DAY 1 : ERNAKULAM/COCHIN - MUNNAR (135 KMS)
Munnar is one of the most popular Hill-Stations in India. Located 1600metres above sea level and at the confluence of three-mountain streams-Mudirapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. This is a great gateway and an appropriate place to relax, enjoy nature and wildlife. The lakes, reservoirs, forests and tea estates served as the summer resort of the British Government in the south.
On arrival Pick up from Ernakulam Railway station/Cochin Airport, Drive to Munnar. Transfer to the hotel - Evening visit the nearby Tea Estates & Overnight stay at Munnar.
02DAY 2 : MUNNAR
After breakfast, leave for full day sight seeing at Munnar & evening return to hotel & stay overnight.
(The Sight seeing include Pothamedu View Point, Echo Point, Mattupatty Dam, Kundala Lake, Rajamallai, )
03DAY 3 : MUNNAR - THEKKADY (83 KMS)
Thekkady, the very sound of the world conjures up images of elephant, Unending chains of hills and spice scented plantations. In the Periyar Forest of Thekkady is one of the finest wild life reserves in India, and spread across the Entire district are picturesque plantations & hill towns that hold great opportunities for treks & mountain walks.
Morning Check out from the Hotel at Munnar & proceed to Thekkady - BOATING @ PERIYAR LAKE - overnight stay at Thekkady.
04 DAY 4 : THEKKADY - ALLEPPEY
Alleppey: Referred to as Venice of the East, this Back water country home to diverse Animal & Bird life. Famous for Houseboat Holidays, Boat races, Beaches, marine products & coir industry.
Morning after breakfast, check out from the Resort at Thekkady - Drive to Alleppey and board the House Boat.
House Boats are facilitated with Bedroom, attached bathrooms, kitchen, living porch. Afternoon visit to neighbouring places by houseboat. Enjoy sunset cruise. Houseboat exclusive for you at your complete disposal will cruise through backwaters regions of Kuttanad, R-Block, and Vembanad Lake and stay overnight at House Boat.
05DAY 5: ALLEPPEY - COCHIN (53 KMS)
Morning after Breakfast, Check out from the Hotel @ Thekkady and drive to Cochin . Visit the
FORT KOCHI, CHINESE FISHING NETS, DUTCH CEMETERY , DUTCH PALACE etc..and in time drop to Cochin Airport to board the Flight for return journey.
The chinese fishing nets (Cheenavala) are distinctly unique to Cochin. It is believed that traders from the court of the Chinese ruler Kublai Khan introduced these nets here. Oddly, these nets are found only in Kochi, outside China! Many fishermen earn their livelihood by fishing using these massive nets. A whole stretch of the coast along Fort Kochi and Vypeen are dotted with these nets.
It is the oldest church built by Europeans in India. On his 3rd visit to Kerala, Vasco da Gama, the Portuguese trader who reached India from Europe by sea, fell ill and died in Kochi. He was buried in the St. Francis Church. Later his remains were taken back to Portugal. In spite of that, his burial spot inside the church has been clearly marked out.
The synagogue, built in 1568, is magnificently decorated by Chinese tiles and Belgian chandeliers. Giant scrolls of the Old Testament can be found here. It is located near the Dutch Palace in Mattancherry.
The Dutch Palace was originally built by the Portuguese. Later, in 17th century, the Dutch modified it and presented it to the Raja of Kochi. Coronation of many Rajas of Kochi were held here. The palace has a fine collection of mural paintings depicting scenes from the Hindu epics Mahabharatha and Ramayana. The palace is located in Mattancherry.