6Nights : 1Night Guruvayoor,2Nights Munnar,1Night Thekkady,1Night Kumarakom+1Night Alleppey Houseboat
Day 1 – Guruvayoor
On arrival at Cochin airport/Ernakulam station we will transfer you to Guruvayoor. (95kms).After checking-in at the hotel visit the Guruvayur Temple (Non-Hindus are not permitted to enter the temple). It is one of the most famous places of worship for Hindus of Kerala and is often referred to as Bhuloka Vaikunta which translates to the "Holy Abode of Vishnu on Earth Also visit, Elephant sanctuary & Punnathur cotta .Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2– Guruvayoor-Munnar [190 Km / 5 hrs]
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and drive to Munnar which is 5 hours. Check into the hotel at Munnar. 1,600 m above sea level, this hill station was the summer resort of the erstwhile British Government in Southern India. Sprawling tea gardens, picture-book towns, curving lanes and holiday facilities make this a popular resort town. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 3 - Sightseeing in Munnar
After breakfast at the hotel, undertake an excursion to the Eravikulam National Park and Anamudi Peak. The park, spread over an area of 97 sq. km, is home to various rare species like the Nilgiri Tahr, colloquially known as the Mountain Goat. It is possibly the only destination- in the world that has an endemic plant Neelakurinji, which blooms only once in 12 years. Another best part of this park is the Anamudi Peak, which rises to a height of over 2700 m. It would be really interesting for tourists to trek up to this highest peak in South India. After an insightful visit to the national park, visit the breathtaking Nyayamakadu Waterfalls. Its milky white water waterfalls down from a height of 1600 m and gives a mesmerizing effect. Surrounded by lush flora, this site serves as the perfect picnic & trekking spot. Tourists may also indulge in angling at Gravel Banks& a trout fishing site in a remote corner of the Nyayamakadu Estate.After this exciting tour, proceed to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 4 - Drive from Munnar to Thekkady (130 km/approx. 4 hours)
Post breakfast, leave the hotel and drive to Thekkady. On arrival, check-in at the hotel and relax for a while. Thekkady is the location of the Periyar National Park, which is an important tourist attraction in the Kerala state of India. The remarkable artificial lake formed by the Mullapperiyar Dam across the Periyar River adds to the charm of the park. The main attractions of Periyar are the herds of wild elephants, deer and bison that come down to drink in the lake. The sanctuary can be accessed through a trekking, boating / jeep safari (optional).Thekkady is considered as a heaven for natural spices such as black pepper, cardamom,cinnamon, nutmeg, nutmace, ginger, and clove.Thereafter, retire to the hotel room for the night.
Day 5 - Drive from Thekkady to Kumarakom (156 km/approx. 5 hours)
After relishing your morning meal at the hotel, embark on a road journey to Kumarakom. Kumarakom,situated 13 Kms away from Kottayam is a sleepy little village on Vembanadu Lake in Kerala. It offers wide variety of flora, exotic sightseeing, boating and fishing experience. The bird sanctuary spread across 14 acres is safe homes for many migratory birds like Siberian stork, wild ducks etc. They live with other birds in flocks such as darters, herons, egret, waterfowls and cuckoos are fascinating. Kumarakom is a tourist paradise with many a sight to see. Kumarakom is a serene, emerald green peninsula set in the backdrop of Vembanad Lake which is dotted with numerous traditional rice boats, rafts and canoes. This backwater spot is plentiful with flora and fauna, being especially rich in marine life.Stay overnight at the hotel at Kumarakom.
Day 6- Kumarakom to Alleppy (33 km/ approx. 1 hour)
After breakfast,check out of the hotel and drive to Alleppey.Check into a houseboat and enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of the backwaters. Mentioned as the Venice of the East, Alappuzha has always enjoyed a significant place in the maritime history of Kerala. Today, it is famous for its boat race, backwater holidays, beaches, marine products and coir industries. Alappuzha beach is one of popular picnic spots.
Day 07 .Departure
After breakfast check out from houseboat and we will transfer you to Alleppey/Ernakulam railway station/Cochin Airport