Covering important 'Kerala Tourist Places', this 'Kerala Tour Package' takes you to Munnar for two nights, One Night Kumarakom and One Night Houseboat. You enjoy the distant blues and lovely greens all around. This 'Kerala Holiday' trip is most suitable for elders or for short Kerala Honeymoon or family tours. We have also given some trip modifications ideas also. Call us any time for any assistance
Day 01     Arrive Kochi and Drive to Munnr. (4 Hrs Drive)
Welcome to Kerala-The God's own Country and it is suggested that you arrive before noon. On arrival at Kochi you will be greeted. Later drive past the lively towns dotted with churches/temples, unending expanse of pristine rubber- tea plantations and lovely mountains to reach Munnar- a haven of peace and tranquillity. On arrival, rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Munnar.
Day 02     Munnar Sight seeing
After breakfast the Munnar tour takes you to places like Mattupetty Dam, Pothenmedu view point, Kundala Dam, Echo Point, Tea Museum etc. Later you may love to walk around the town or do some shopping for souvenirs and original tea/coffee. Overnight in Munnar. (B)
Day 03     Munnar- Kumarakom ( 5 to 5 1/2 Hrs Drive)
After breakfast drive down the hills enjoying the lovely views of tea gardens, rubber plantations, pine apple farms and lively little towns to reach Kumarakom, a exotic destination located on the banks of picture perfect Vembanad Lake. After check-in just relax. Evening you can enjoy a Sunset Cruise if provided by the hotel. Overnight in Kumarakom. (B)
Day 04     Kumarakom-Houseboat
After breakfast the morning is at leisure. By noon board the houseboat to enjoy the most fascinating and exotic experience of lifetime. While you cruise along, cherish the spectacular beauty of the backwaters with palm fringed waterways, Chinese fishing nets, rustic homes, temples etc., May be, you can choose to walk in the paddy fields or stroll through the local villages or barge into a local toddy shops. You will be served with local Kerala Cuisine and the common facilities onboard include A/C bed Rooms with private toilet, kitchen, sundeck, living area. Cruise will be for 4 to 5 hours in day time. A/C will be on after 2030 Hrs only. Overnight in Houseboat.(B,L,D)
Day 05     Alleppey to Kochi (90 Mnts Drive)
After breakfast disembark at Alleppey around 0900 Hrs and drive to Kochi. If your departure is after 1600 Hrs you can have a short tour of Kochi or a small shopping session. Later we transfer you to Kochi Airport or Ernakulam Railway Stations for your return Journey
Tour Joining Instructions
Arrive at Kochi airport (COK) or Ernakulam Town/Junction (ERN or ERS) before 1100 Hrs for this 'Kerala Tour Package'. It takes 04 Hrs to reach Munnar and if you arrive late you lose a day in Munnar. If you have late arriving connections, better to take 01 extra night at Kochi.
Depart from Kochi airport (COK) or Ernakulam railway Station (ERS or ERN). From Alleppey it takes 90 Mnts to Kochi and 2 1/2 Hours to airport. We skip Kochi tour if your return time is earlier. Though we can transfer anytime, we suggest that you to depart after 1600 Hrs.
Trip Ideas from our Trip Makers
For late arrivals take extra night at Kochi. Even otherwise consider an extra night at Kochi for sightseeing, shopping and Temple visits.
If you have time, you can add-on one night at Guruvayoor to have Darshan. (Gents in Dhoties without shirt, ladies in sarees, Only Hindus). If this extension is taken then Guruvayoor stay will be day 05. We can show Athirampilly waterfalls and Guruvayoor elephant training center too. Kochi sight seeing can be be shuffled depending on when and how you depart.