Welcome to Cochin, also known as Kochi, a vibrant city that blends tradition with modernity. Upon arrival at Cochin International Airport, our representative will greet you and assist with the hotel check-in. Take some time to relax after your journey or explore the local area at your leisure.
After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, we'll embark on a scenic drive to Munnar, a picturesque hill station nestled in the Western Ghats. The journey will take you through winding roads, lush green tea plantations, and rolling hills, offering breathtaking views at every turn. On reaching Munnar, check into your hotel and take some time to unwind amidst the serene surroundings.
Get ready to explore the enchanting beauty of Munnar on this exciting day of sightseeing. We'll start by visiting the Mattupetty Dam, a popular tourist spot known for its beautiful lake and stunning views of the surrounding hills. Next, we'll head to Echo Point, where you can shout out your name and hear it echo back to you. Afterward, we'll visit the vast Tea Gardens, where you can take a leisurely stroll and learn about the tea-making process. Finally, we'll visit the Eravikulam National Park, home to the endangered Nilgiri Tahr, a rare species of mountain goat. The park is known for its lush greenery, rolling grasslands, and diverse wildlife.
After breakfast, we'll proceed to Thekkady, a nature lover's paradise famous for its Periyar National Park and wildlife sanctuary. On the way, we'll pass through spice plantations, adding to the aromatic charm of the journey. Upon arrival, check-in at your hotel and relax for a while. In the evening, you have the option to take a boat cruise on Periyar Lake, where you may spot various wildlife species, including elephants, deer, and a variety of birds.
Today, we'll head to Kumarakom, a tranquil backwater destination known for its serene ambiance and lush greenery. The drive will take you through scenic landscapes and charming villages, providing a glimpse of rural Kerala life. On arrival, check into your backwater resort and immerse yourself in the peaceful surroundings.
Enjoy a leisurely day in Kumarakom, where you can relax by the backwaters and bask in the beauty of nature. You can also indulge in various activities offered by the resort, such as a traditional houseboat cruise through the backwaters or bird watching at the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, which is a paradise for bird enthusiasts.
After breakfast, we'll proceed to Varkala, a captivating coastal town known for its stunning cliffs and beautiful beaches. The drive will take you through picturesque landscapes and charming towns. On reaching Varkala, check into your beachside resort and unwind by the shores of the Arabian Sea.
Today is yours to explore Varkala at your own pace. You can spend the day relaxing on the beach, taking a dip in the sea, or exploring the town's vibrant markets and local attractions. Don't miss the opportunity to visit the ancient Janardhanaswamy Temple, a significant religious site, or take a dip in the natural spring at Varkala Beach, believed to have therapeutic properties.
On the final day of your tour, we'll drive to Thiruvananthapuram Airport for your departure. Depending on your flight timings, you may have some free time to do some last-minute shopping or sightseeing in Thiruvananthapuram before your departure. Our representative will be there to assist you with the airport formalities and bid you farewell.