Day 1: Cochin- Munnar (140 Kms. 5 Hrs.)
On arrival at the airport/Train station, hop on to a waiting Vehicle. The weather gets transformed from hot humid heat to a pleasant temperate climate as you Ascend into the hills. After a brief halt at the Cheeyapara & Valara waterfalls proceed to Munnar.
(Afternoon) – Kannan Devan Tea Museum provides an interesting insight about the history, culture, Tea plantation and tea processing. On conclusion of the days trip a visit to the local bazaar sums up the day. Over Night stay at Munnar.
Day 2: Munnar (Forenoon)
Visit the Rajamalai National Park. While inside the park, breathe taking view of the Anamudi peak (the highest peak south of the Himalayan range) with a flowing silver cascading fall is a delight to the eyes.
(Afternoon) , visit Kundala Arch dam, on the way down pass via Echo Point, Mattupetty, Elephant Camp, and Rose Garden. Over Night stay at Munnar.
Day 3: Munnar – Thekkady (Forenoon) (110 Kms. 3 Hrs.)
Moving in a south easterly direction the long winding roads along the Western Ghats will lead to Thekkady and break off for a quick bite.
(Afternoon) – Proceed to Periyar Tiger Reserve and enjoy the boat ride in the Periyar Lake. Get to see the flora and fauna from the safety of the boat. Visit the Kadathanadan Kalari Centre and get treated to a show of art and culture of Kerala. Night halt at Thekkady.
Day 4: Thekkady – Alleppey (Forenoon) (180 Kms – 4.5 Hrs.)
Enroot acquaint yourself with the different kinds of herbs grown in the region by visiting the spice garden. Proceed to Alleppey and check into House boat in the afternoon. A day cruise along the backwaters to enjoy the country side. Night Halt in the House Boat.
Day 5: Alleppey – Cochin:
Check out by 09.00 am from Houseboat, Proceed to Kochi Forenoon to Fort Kochi. The unique Chinese fishing nets can be seen. You will need a bit of luck to see the fishermen harvesting the produce. Take a short walk through Fort Kochi, and see the architectural beauty of the Santa Cruz Basilica. Proceed to Mattancherry, and get to see the Dutch Palace. The palace showcases the history of the region in the 14/15th century A.D. A walk on the Jew Street will re live the nostalgic memories of the Jew settlers of that period. The Jew synagogue and the cemetery can also be visited, which has inscription from the Hebrew language. In the evening hours visit the Marine Drive. Enjoy a boat ride in the back waters. After sunset, spend the leisure hours at the Lulu Mall, perhaps one of the biggest (in area) in South India. By evening Proceed to Cochin Airport/ Railway Station for your onward Destination.