In the morning pick up by the cab and head towards Munnar, which is called
as " nature lover's paradise" with sprawling tea plantations.
Munnar is1800mts above sealevel, 130 kms from Cochin (3 hrs 30 mins drive).
On arrival here, check into the hotel. In the evening proceed to Mattupatty
dam /Kundalay dam for boating, on the way a visit to Echo point &
shooting point. A further 7 kms drive will take you to topstation for a
spectacular view. Overnight to be spent at Munnar.
Munnar has the highest peak in South India - Anaimudi - which towers over
2695m(of course needs trekking) Devikulam - This serene hill township is a
nature lover's retreat. Trout fishing on the Devikulam Lake is a major
attraction. Eravikulam National park - It is the best place to see Nilgiri
Tahr, the mountain goat of South India. Visit The Christ Church. Overnight
Proceed to Periyar (95 kms & 3 hrs drive). A scenic journey past mist
capped mountains, spice plantations and open grasslands lined with
spectacular water falls & delightful trekking trails form the access to
your hideaway here. You can stay at Vandanmedu (25kms from before Periyar)
or Thekkady. On arrival check into the hotel, refresh yourself & be
relaxed. A boat safari on the Periyar Lake extends a lifetime's chance to
spot exotic wildlife in its natural habitat. There are also a few tribal
villages to explore. Overnight at Thekkady.
This day proceed to Alleppey (140kms 05hrs drive) to board the beautifully
decorated houseboat - a ride into the countryside in a Kettuvalam (the
houseboat) , you will visit the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary while cruising to
Alleppey across the Vembanad Lake, the cruise will on the way Include other
sightseeing like Kuttanad ( paddy field ), the coir village , and the local
way of life . The food is served fresh inside the boat. The boat will be
anchored in the evening at 6:00PM and overnight stay at the boat. (Lunch
After b/fast in the houseboat check out by 10.00 am & proceed to
Kovalam (150 kms & 4 hrs drive ) a total coastal drive from Alleppey
,The Venice of east, stroll down the beautiful beaches of Kovalam followed
by journey to Cape Camorin. On arrival in Kovalam check in at the beach
resort, Day for exploring the coastal stretch of Kerala you can enjoy the
sand, the cuisine and the massages. Evening at leisure . Overnight at
Morning after b/fast proceed for a sightseeing to Trivandrum, the capital
city Famous for the Padmanabhaswamy temple, the museum and of course the
shopping streets of Trivandrum for Jewellery and Silks. The afternoon can be
planned to visit the Veli the model tourist village - this is a popular
picnic spot on Trivandrum where the Veli Lake merges with the Arabian Sea.
The garden with exquisite sculptures, floating bridge and boating in the
lake are the other attractions here. Overnight stay at the Kovalam.
Morning after b/fast proceed towards Trivandrum to take your return to