GREEN KERALA TOUR
Duration of the Tour: -09 Days and 08 Nights
Destinations Covered: - Cochin - Alleppey - Kumarkom - Periyar - Munnar - Cochin
Day 01: Cochin: Welcome to India! Today upon arrival at Cochin, transfer and check into hotel there. Spend the afternoon at Leisure and overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Cochin: Today after breakfast you will make a Sight seeing of Cochin city - ST. Francis Cathedral and Chinese Fishing nets at Fort Cochin, Jewish Synagogue, Jewish Street and Dutch Palace at Mattancherry, and the Bolghati Islands. In the evening view Kathakali, the most spectacular dance form of India, which originated some 500 years ago. There are over 100 different arrangements all of them based on stories based on the 'Ramayana' and the 'Mahabharatha' the main epic of Indian Mythology. The facial masks, paintings and costumes are a sight to observe. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Alleppey: Today after breakfast transfer by road to Alleppey for the houseboat cruise, the cruise takes you through narrow canals with bustling village life on either side, the main occupation of the people being fishing or working in the fields. The cruise takes you through KUTTANAD, known as the Rice Bowl of Kerala where farming is done below sea level. Overnight stay in the Houseboat.
Day 04: Alleppey: Houseboat cruise, overnight stay in the houseboat.
Day 05 Kumarakom: After breakfast checkout at Kavanattinkara (in Kumarakom) and proceed by road to Thekkady to check-in at a resort in Thekkady and over night at the Resort.
Day 06: Periyar: Early morning boating and wild life viewing at Periyar wild life sanctuary. After breakfast Spice Plantation visit and rest of the day free for shopping and optional activities. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Munnar: Early breakfast and transfer by road to Munnar, to check in by lunchtime at Munnar. Free at the resort.
Day 08: Munnar: Early morning depart to Rajamalai to enjoy the serene atmosphere at the highest peak of Kerala the Anamudi and to watch the rarely seen species of Nilgiri Thars. Return to hotel for breakfast. Sight seeing trip and boating at Mattupetty and rest of the day free for shopping. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09: Cochin: Today you will make a drive towards Cochin, here You can either check in at a hotel at Cochin, transfer to the Cochin Airport Or transfer and check in to a resort at Kovalam or a hotel in Trivandrum or transfer to the Trivandrum Airport, for which you will be given the best assistance (Our Services Ends).