Kerala Hill Station And Backwater Private Tour
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Product Code : AGORA750
Embark on a captivating journey through Kerala's natural wonders with the "Kerala Hill Station and Backwater Private Tour." Begin your adventure at Athirapilly, where you'll witness the majestic Athirapilly Falls and explore the enchanting surroundings. Continue to the picturesque hill station of Munnar, known for its tea plantations and panoramic views. Discover the wildlife sanctuary in Thekkady and cruise along the backwaters of Kumarakom and Alleppey, immersing yourself in the serene beauty of Kerala's landscapes.
Day 1: Kochi Airport - Athirapally (40kms)
Upon arrival at Kochi airport, you will be greeted by our representative who will assist you in transferring to Athirapally. Check in at your hotel and take some time to relax. In the afternoon, explore the magnificent Athirapally Falls, a stunning waterfall surrounded by lush greenery.
Day 2: Athirapally - Cheyyappara Falls - Munnar (140kms)
After breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to Munnar. En route, visit the Cheyyappara Falls, known for their cascading beauty. Arrive in Munnar and check in at your hotel. In the evening, visit the Tea Museum, where you can learn about the tea-making process and indulge in a tea tasting session.
Day 3: Munnar Exploration
Start your day with a visit to the Eravikulam National Park, home to the endangered Nilgiri Tahr. Take a guided trek through the park's picturesque landscapes and spot various species of flora and fauna. Afterward, visit the Mattupetty Dam, Echo Point, and the beautiful tea gardens of Munnar.
Day 4: Munnar - Thekkady (100kms)
After breakfast, drive to Thekkady, a nature lover's paradise. En route, visit Ramakkalmedu, a scenic hill station known for its panoramic views. Upon reaching Thekkady, check in at your hotel. In the evening, witness a captivating Kalaripayattu performance, a traditional martial art form, and enjoy a Kathakali dance show.
Day 5: Thekkady Exploration
Experience the rich wildlife of Thekkady with a boat ride on the Periyar Lake, located within the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Spot elephants, deer, wild boars, and a variety of bird species as you cruise through the serene waters. Later, take a guided tour of a spice plantation and learn about the aromatic spices grown in the region.
Day 6: Thekkady - Kumarakom/Alleppey (160kms)
Leave Thekkady behind and drive to Kumarakom or Alleppey, famous for their backwaters. Check in at a luxurious backwater resort and enjoy the scenic beauty and tranquility of the surroundings. You can take a leisurely stroll along the backwaters or simply relax amidst nature's serenity.
Day 7: Backwater Houseboat Cruise - Return to Kumarakom/Alleppey
Embark on an enchanting houseboat cruise through the backwaters of Kumarakom or Alleppey. Marvel at the picturesque landscapes, palm-fringed canals, and traditional villages as you glide along the waterways. Indulge in delicious traditional Kerala cuisine prepared by the onboard chef. After the cruise, return to your resort and spend the evening at leisure.
Day 8: Kumarakom/Alleppey - Cochin (60kms)
Bid farewell to the backwaters and drive to the vibrant city of Cochin. Check in at your hotel and embark on a city tour of Cochin. Explore the historic Fort Kochi area, stroll along the scenic waterfront, and visit popular attractions such as the Chinese Fishing Nets, St. Francis Church, Mattancherry Palace, and the Jewish Synagogue. In the evening, witness a captivating Kathakali dance performance, a classical dance-drama unique to Kerala.
Day 9: Cochin - Departure
After a delicious breakfast, take some time to explore Cochin at your own pace. You can visit local markets, indulge in some shopping for souvenirs, or stroll through the charming streets of Fort Kochi. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the city by exploring its historical landmarks, such as the Dutch Palace and the Paradesi Synagogue. Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of the bustling spice markets and sample some authentic Kerala cuisine.
Later, our representative will transfer you to the Cochin airport as per your flight schedule for your onward journey.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 8 Nights' accommodation in below mentioned selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at all hotels.
- Day cruise in Alleppey with lunch onboard.
- Private air-conditioned MUV car (Toyota Innova) for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.
- English speaking tour guide for 1 day city tour of Munnar, 1 day city tour of Thekkady & 1 day sightseeing in Cochin.
- Tea Estate visit and tea testing tour in Munnar.
- Spice plantation tour in Thekkady.
- Monument entrances mentioned in the itinerary.
- Activities charges mentioned in the itinerary including Martial Arts for self-defense & Kathakali Dance show & 1 hour canoe ride in narrow canals in Alleppey.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
- Any flight fare.
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.