Close to nature and full of activity and adventure, Munnar caters to almost everybody's tastes. While adventurous ones love paragliding, a stroll in the world's highest tea estates suits most of the nature lovers. Hiking, trekking and boat rides in the picturesque backdrops are revitalizing experiences that will remain etched in your memory for long.
As you establish your connections with nature, you are taken even closer to the wilderness at the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, which is said to be one of the South India's major sanctuaries with tropical forests, artificial lake and a wide variety of fauna. It's amazing to see the diverse species of birds and animals via boat rides.
Kumarakom has beautiful backwaters and a bird sanctuary where you can see several feathered friends that come here at the change of the season. You can enjoy the backwater delights at Alleppey while you cruise together in the boats, and see the true lifestyle of the rural people. "Kettuvallam" (a houseboat) are extremely popular among the tourists as are the Chinese fishing nets that compliment the beauty of the place.
Just like a delicious dessert after a good meal, Marari is sure to tempt you with its playful waves and golden beaches. You will fall so much in love with bird watching, fishing, long walks on beaches, and the culture and lifestyle of these dark-colored people that you would like to live here forever.
Ecstasy KeralaTour Duration : (07 Nights / 08 Days)
Destinations Covered : Cochin - Munnar - Thekkady - Kumrakom with Houseboat - Kovalam
Package Price : Rate On Request
Day 01 : Kochi - Munnar (158 kms. / 04 hrs.)
On arrival at Kochi Airport/ Railway station our representative will meet and greet you. After brief you will be departed to Munnar a place which is the combinations of breathtaking beauty, Peace & tranquility. En route you can also see the lovely waterfalls in Cheeyappara and colourful flowers in Blossom Garden. Arrive in hotel & after check in relax for a while amidst the comforts of your room. Explore the rest of the day along with the nature. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.
Day 02 : Munnar
After leisure breakfast proceeds for day sightseeing trip of in and around Munnar. Visit to the Eravikulam National Park where you can see the very rare mountain goats locally called the Nilgiri Tahr. Continue your sightseeing and visit to Mattupetty Dam which offers many fascinating sights to relish. Kundala is a picturesque town located at the confluence of three mountain streams namely Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Enroute visit Echo Point, View Point & green carpet of Tea Gardens. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.
Day 03 : Munnar - Thekkady (110 kms)
After leisure breakfast proceeds to Thekkady which has diverse attractions to offer like Wildlife Sanctuary, Hill Station and Spice Plantation Arrive at the hotel check into the hotel. Later proceed to the most attractive feature of this place-Periyar Wildlife Sancturay where there are facilities of river cruise for game viewing. There are many varieties of animals & birds one can watch. One can pursue there interest by having optional activities like Spice Plantation Tour, Bamboo Rafting, Trekking and Elephant ride. Visit the local spice market for some garden fresh spices and handicrafts. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.
Day 04 : Thekkady - Kumarakom/Alleppey (130 kms)
After leisure breakfast proceed to Kumarakom/Alleppey. On arrival check in to the hotel. Alleppey or Kumrakom is one of the few places in the world where the means for transportation is through boats. Kumarakom is blessed with the Vembanad Lake which has its majestic canals, streams and distributaries along its banks weave an intricate and enchantingly beautiful web. The major attraction of Kumarakom is the Bird Sanctuary which lies at the edge of the grounds of an old estate where a profusion of all kinds of birds can be observed. Domestic birds such as cuckoo, wild duck, egrets, darters, herons, teal, and water fowl can be seen in abundance here, and the Siberian storks which migrate to this place each year. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.
Day 05 : Houseboat
After breakfast transfer to Boat Jetty to board the traditionally decorated houseboats and begin the enchanting backwater cruising. The backwaters of Kerala is a unique product of Kerala and is found no where else in the world. A glide in a "Kettuvallam" (Houseboat) through the enchanting backwaters is sure to rob your heart. You're in a watery universe, so quiet, even you can hear your own blood pumping around your head. Sparkling greens, emerald backwaters, coir-laden houseboats and magical beauty heals your mind and body as you travel to surreal Kerala. Overnight stay in the Houseboat.
Day 06 : Houseboat - Kovalam (176 kms)
After leisure breakfast transfer to Kovalam beach. On arrival hotel check in. Kovalam is known for evergreen, serene, pleasant climatic and enticing beach destination. Explore on your own to see how the everlasting sea touches the everlasting sky. Kovalam is the place where one can see the golden sand at the day time & silver sand in the night. With high rock promontory and a calm bay of blue waters, this beach paradise creates a unique aquarelle on moonlight nights. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.
Day 07 : Kovalam - Trivandrum - Kovalam
After leisure breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing of Trivandrum. Thiruvananthapuram literally means Ananthapuri, "the city of Ananthan", the Thiru (Great/Lord) Ananthan's Puram (City). Ananthan is the serpent Sesha on whom Padmanabhan or Vishnu reclines. The temple of Anantha, the Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple is the most religious icon of the city. Recently was in the news being unlocked for most valued treasure being discovered ever. Other sightseeing places are Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, the name Kuthiramalika means 'palace of horses' derived from the frieze of 122 wooden horses on the exterior walls. Veli Tourist Village, which has an excellent waterfront park with a wide range of aqua entertainment facilities like fishponds, wading pools and landscaped garden. Shangumugham Beach where one can watch the amazing sunset. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.
Day 08 : Kovalam - Trivandrum (20 kms)
After the breakfast proceed on time to board your flight/train with sweet memories of your honeymoon tour.
Price includes of :
- - Assistance on arrival.
- - Accommodation in a well appointed room on twin sharing basis.
- - Buffet or fixed menu breakfast.
- - All transfers & sightseeing as per above itinerary by AC Indica/similar car.
- - Al meals during the stay in Houseboat.
- - All hotel taxes, vehicle fuel charges, Driver allowance, toll & interstate Taxes. Note :
- - Service tax will be extra as per applicable.
- - Not valid during X-Mas & New Year period.