Sandwiched between the Arabian Sea in the west and the mighty Western Ghats on the East, the State of Kerala is in every sense of the word, awe-inspiring. One of the top 10 destinations in the world, according to National Geographic, Keralais truly the epitome of nature, heritage and hospitality. Experience this incredible region over the course of this tour which includes 5-nights' accommodation and is accompanied by a private car.
ItineraryDay 1: Cochin-ArrivalPass By: Cochin International AirportThe tour starts at Cochin where you will be greeted upon arrival at the Kochi International Airport or the railway station then escorted to your hotel. After getting settled, you will be taken to do some sightseeing in Cochin. Visit the St. Francis Church, the oldest Church in India, and 500 year old Portugese Houses. See Chinese fishing nets, Mattancherry Palace, and a 16th century Synagogue. Shop in the local market in the evening. Overnight: CochinNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight stay in CochinDay 2: Cochin-Munnar-DrivePass By: Munnar hill stationEnjoy breakfast in the hotel before embarking on a 130km drive to Munnar. Visit the incredible Cheyyappara Waterfalls then nearby tea gardens, spread like a green carpet over hundreds of kilometers. This area has a very low population and is essentially run by Tata tea. Check into your hotel after a long day of exploring. Overnight: MunnarMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay in MunnarDay 3: Munnar-Local sightseeingPass By: Munnar hill stationBegin sightseeing in Munnar after waking up and having breakfast. Visit Mattupetty, Eco-Point, Tea Museum, Pothamedu, and more while you are out and about. Take an optional boat ride as well before returning to your hotel in the evening. Overnight: Munnar Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay in MunnarDay 4: Munnar-Thekkady-DrivePass By: Thekkady Rose Park, Kumily, Thekkady, Idukki District, KeralaBegin your day with a 110km morning drive to Thekkady and travel through cardamom hills. Here, you will check into your resort before visiting the local spice plantation to see cardamom, pepper, coffee, and tea estate. On the way back to your hotel room, stop at the local market and pick up some fragrant spices. Overnight: ThekkadyMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay in ThekkadyDay 5: Thekkady-Kumarakom-DrivePass By: Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Kumarakom, Kottayam District, KeralaAfter breakfast, proceed to Kumarakom, Kumarakom is a scenic village located at the picturesque bank of the Vembanad Lake. On arrival directly visit to the exotic Kumarakom bird sanctuary and see varied species of colourful as well migratory birds in the park. The bird sanctuary is also termed as Ornithologist’s Paradise. Later check in at hotel, freshen up and have some rest. Night stay in Kumarakom.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay in KumarakomDay 6: Kumarakom-Cochin-DropPass By: Cochin International AirportEnjoy breakfast in the morning before being transferred to the Cochin Airport or railway station.Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.