A private tour of Kerala to explore its Backwaters, Beaches, Hill stations, Wild life, Bird Sanctuaries, Eco Tourism, Culture, Villages & Traditional Destinations.
Day 1 : Kochi to Munnar/135km/4hour
Today Pick up and drive down to Munnar. Munnar is 135km/4 Hour drive. On the way covering 90km ahead there is small Water falls name Cheyyapara (left side) and Vallara(right side) where you can take stopover for few minutes, slices of pineapple, ripe mango, tea /coffee can be enjoyed in this break. Next we will take a stopover at Spice Plantations where you can learn about spice process, breeding etc. (Entry fee INR 100), Later crossing Munnar Tea Gardens you will be reach at your hotel. Check in to hotel, Overnight at hotel.
Day 2 ; Munnar Sightseeing
Post breakfast by 9am we will take you to visit Eravikulam National Park, From the parking area you would need to board the coach to reach at the entrance of National Park. From the entrance you would need to walk aprox 1km to visit the park where you can see herb plantation both side, tea gardens and beautiful valley at a height about (4500 feet) along with the fresh air. There is no wild life except a special kind of Goat name Nilgiri Tahr. Again come back by walk to the entrance of park and board the coach upto parking area. Later enjoy sightseeing tour to Dam , Lakes, view point, Echo Point, Tea Museum and Munnar Market. Back to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3 : Munnar to Thekkady/110km/3.5hour
Post breakfast check out and depart to Thekkady, On the way take stopover at Heart Lock Gap (view point), enjoy the scenic journey and on arrival check into hotel. Reach at Periyar by 3pm, Entry fee INR 25 per person, & to Enjoy the boating in Periyar National Park ( 3.30pm to 5pm) if you wish to reserve the seat in advance then INR 325 for two will be extra applicable ( directly ticket price is INR 225), Kindly inform us at the earliest. Evening if desire you may enjoy Kathakali Dance show ( Kerala Cultural performances), O/N at hotel.
Day 4 : Thekkady to Kumarakom or Vaikom/140km/4hour
Post breakfast check out and drive down to kumarakom, upon arrival check into hotel, later enjoy vembanad lake boating or visit to kumarakom bird sanctuary, overnight at kumarakom.
Day 5 : Kumarakom to Alleppey
Post breakfast check out from kumarakom at 11am and drive down to alleppey, Upon arrival check into houseboathouseboat is most luxurious way to enjoy the tranquility of backwaters, this is exclusive cruise for you which includes sit out area, dining area, bed room with attach bath, all meals will be served in houseboat. Ac of bedroom will be on during night. Cruise will provide from 12pm to 5;30pm and next day 7:30am to 9am only. Overnight at houseboat.
Day 6 : Alleppey to Kovalam/190km/4-5hour
Post breakfast check out and proceed to kovalam, upon arrival check into hotel, enjoy the beach, pool facility at hotel(if included), walk on the beach side, evening at own leisure, Overnight at kovalam,
Day 7: Kovalam to Trivandrum sightseeing
Post breakfast proceed to visit Trivandrum Sightseeing : 240 year old Padmanabaswamy Temple, 200 year old Travancore Palace, Napier Museum, Chitra Art Gallery, and Zoo, Later proceed to Poovar, enjoy the boating at island and return back hotel. Overnight at kovalam.
Day 8: Departure
Post breakfast check out from hotel and depart to onward journey, drop at Trivandrum or cochin, trip concludes.