10 Days |Kerala backwaters and hills tours

10 Days |

Kerala backwaters and hills tours

Kerala backwaters and hills tours
COCHIN

ALLEPPEY

MUNNAR

ATHIRAPPILLY

COCHIN

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Tour Overview

Kerala is the cleanest state in India and known as God's own country because of its popular tourist destination. In this 10 days tour, we have included the most famous places and cities starting with Cochin, Alleppey, Periyar, Munnar, and Guruyavur. We have included museums, beaches, backwaters tours, spice and tea gardens, boat ride, National parks, popular show Kathakali and Kalaripayattu, the orientation of tea and spice plantation, most famous waterfalls and at last Guruvayur Temple which is one of the most sacred places for Hindu region.


Tour highlights

  • City tour of Fort Cochin and Kathakali dance show

  • A unique experience of staying on a Houseboat with backwaters tour in Vembanad lake

  • Explore the wildlife in Periyar National Park with a boat ride

  • Know more about different types of the spice plantations in Periyar.

  • Visit Eravikulam National Park in Munnar and know more about the Tea plantation and the

  • process of making tea.

  • Discover the rainforest and breath-taking waterfalls of Athirapally.

  • Visit Guruyayur Temples and view the sunset at Chavakkad Beach


Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrive Cochin Airport

On arrival from Cochin Airport and you will welcome by our airport representative and later transfer to your pre-booked hotel in Cochin.
On arrival you will check-in your hotel and later follow the half day city tour of Cochin. You will be visiting Jewish synagogue (Friday and Saturday close), St. Francis church, Santa cruise basilica, Dutch palace (Friday Close), Fort Cochin, Chinese fishing net, Cochin port harbor, Chinese fishing net and spend some time to see the spectacular view of wellington islands.
Evening Enjoy spectacular Kathakali Dance show in Cochin Auditorium (1700hrs to 1900hrs) Overnight stay at hotel

Day 2: Cochin - Alleppey by road (70kms/ 2hrs approx.)

On arrival from Cochin Airport and you will welcome by our airport representative and later transfer to your pre-booked hotel in Cochin.
On arrival you will check-in your hotel and later follow the half day city tour of Cochin. You will be visiting Jewish synagogue (Friday and Saturday close), St. Francis church, Santa cruise basilica, Dutch palace (Friday Close), Fort Cochin, Chinese fishing net, Cochin port harbor, Chinese fishing net and spend some time to see the spectacular view of wellington islands.
Evening Enjoy spectacular Kathakali Dance show in Cochin Auditorium (1700hrs to 1900hrs) Overnight stay at hotel

Day 03 : Alleppey – Periyar by road ( 130 kms/3-4hrs approx.)

Morning breakfast on houseboat.
Later disembark from the houseboat and drive by road to Periyar. On arrival, you will check-in your hotel. Periyar is basically known for its scenic beauty and its spice garden; here you will get wide ranges of spices like cardamom, pepper, Cloves, and Cinnamon.
Later afternoon you will have a common boat ride at Periyar National Park.
It is one of the popular national parks in India; during the boat ride, you will be able to spot lots of wild animals near to the Periyar lake. This park is the host of many wild animals such as tiger, Elephant, Sambhar, Wild pig, and many other animals and birds. You can have also a short Elephant ride, where you can spend some quality times with these giants’ animals.
Evening you will be enjoying the spectacular show of martial arts called Kalaripayattu (1700hrs to 1900hrs)
Kalaripayattu is known one of the oldest serving martial art in India and here you will know the different techniques of self-defence/flight with and with weapons including sticks, swords, a three- bladed knife, and axe. Overnight stay at hotel

Day 4 : Periyar – Munnar by road (110kms/ 3-4hrs approx.)

After breakfast drive to Munnar.
On arrival you will check-in your hotel and rest of the day free. Munnar is a popular hills station of Kerala states, which is known for their cloudy mountains, scenic beauty and lots of tea garden.
Move towards Munnar, post breakfast. You will get to see the lovely view and scene in Periyar to Munnar drive. On reaching Munnar and checking in at the hotel, you will relax. The rest of the day, you will spend exploring the city amidst nature. Spend your night comfortably in the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel

Day 5 : Munnar city tour

After breakfast you will follow the city tour of Munnar covering Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetty dam, Anamudi peak, botanical garden, Tea Garden and Museum. You can enjoy soft trekking tour, bird watching and cycling on beautiful scenic road.
Later you will be visiting a tea museum and factory here you will know the process of making the tea from the green tea leaves.
Overnight stay at hotel

Day 6 : Munnar – Athirapally by road (125kms/3hrs approx.)

After breakfast, drive towards Athirapally.
After breakfast, drive towards Athirapally and check-in your hotel.
Later you will be visiting Athirapally waterfalls and this is one of the largest waterfalls in India, which has a height of 80 feet. This waterfall has been famous for its shooting locations over the year and many famous movies like Ravan, Bahubali, etc has been shoted here. The best time to see the waterfall during the Mansoon (rainy) season. You can also stroll the tropical rainforest of Athirapally.
Rest of the day free at hotel.
Overnight stay at hotel

Day 7 : Athirapally – Guruvayur by road (110kms/ 4hrs approx.)

After breakfast check-out and drive towards Guruvayur. On arrival check-in your hotel and later rest of the day free at hotel.
Guruvayur is a pilgrimage place, which is located 100kms north from Cochin. Guruvayur temple is dedicated to four-armed god Lord Vishnu, where Hindu devotees donate fruits, coins, and spices, sometimes some Hindu devotees donate the things equivalent to their own weight. Overnight stay at hotel

Day 8 : Guruvayur city tour

After breakfast you will follow the city tour of most pilgrimage city of Kerala, first you will be visiting Guruvayur Temple, then Shree Chamundeswari Temple, Parthasarthy Temple, St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Church, Mammiyur Sri Mahadeva Temple. and etc.
Evening during the sunset you can spend a quality on Chavakkad Beach. Overnight stay at hotel

Day 9 : Guruvayur – Cochin by road ( 100kms/ 3-4hrs approx.)

Morning breakfast at hotel.
Later check-out and drive towards Cochin. On arrival you can check-in your hotel and later you can have free time for shopping in local market or one of the largest shopping mall –Lulu International Shopping mall in the terms of Area. You will also free to carry on the activities of your own interest.
Overnight stay at hotel

Day 10 : Cochin Airport departure

After breakfast, you will check-out from your hotel and later transfer Cochin Airport in time for your flight to onwards journey.




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