Wildlife in Kerala
Duration of Tour : 10 Days / 09 Nights
Day 01: Arrival at Cochin/ Kochi
Destinations Covered in Tour :Kochi, Munnar, Anamudi, Periyar, Kumarakom, Alleppey, Kochi
Upon arrival at Kochi/ Cochin our representative will meet and assist you at the railway station /airport and transfer to your hotel. It is followed by a Half day sightseeing of Cochin City. The sightseeing of Cochin includes the Chinese fishing nets, the Vasco Da Gama Square, Santa Cruz Basilica, St. Francis Church and the Bastion Bungalow. Overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 02: Kochi - Munnar
After breakfast we will take you to Munnar enjoying the scenic beauty, mountains and low flying clouds passing by on the way. In the evening you will go for a sightseeing of Munnar that includes the Raja Malai, the highest peak of Munnar where you can spot the Neel Thar. Overnight stay will be at Munnar.
Day 03: Munnar - Anamudi - Munnar
Breakfast follows a visit to tea plantations, Anamudi peak, Eravikulam National Park, Devikulam, Mattupetty and Pallivasal. Rest of the day will be at leisure. Overnight will be at Munnar.
Day 04: Munnar - Periyar
In the morning you will proceed to Periyar visiting the Idukki dam on your way. Upon arrival you check in at hotel. The Periyar wildlife sanctuary is home to numerous nomadic tribes of wild elephants, deer, boar, Indian tiger and more. In the evening you will go for a boat cruise on the Periyar Lake to watch wild animals. Overnight stay will be at Periyar.
Day 05: Periyar
After breakfast you will cruise through the Periyar lake to spot the rare species of plants and animals. In the afternoon you will visit the spice plantations such as cardamom, pepper, cinnamon and coffee and tea plantations. While returning back you can pick up some spices from the local market. Overnight will be at Periyar.
Day 06: Periyar - Kumarakom
Early morning you will proceed to Kumarakom, another beautiful and exotic destination in Kerala. Upon reaching you will explore the Kumarakom bird Sanctuary and then proceed to the Vembanand Lake. You will be amazed to know that the backwaters of Kerala are a unique to Kerala and are found nowhere else. Backwaters are a network of lakes, canals and estuaries that drain into the Arabian Sea. Overnight stay will be at the Houseboat.
Day 07: House Boat Cruise
You will get yet another day to cruise through the beautiful and enchanting backwaters of Kerala and stay overnight in the Houseboat.
Day 08: Alleppey
Upon reaching Alleppey you will disembark the houseboat at Alleppey. Alleppey/Alappuzha is so very well known for its boat races, houseboats and coir products. Kuttanad is known for its rice cultivation and is called the 'Rice Bowl' of Kerala. Kuttanad is sandwiched between the sea on the one hand and the hills on the other. Later you will check in at the resort and then explore the colorful and lively Kerala villages and backwaters. Overnight stay will be at Alleppey.
Day 09: Kochi/ Cochin
After breakfast you will proceed to Cochin/Kochi. Upon reaching you will spend the rest of the day in shopping. In the evening we will take you for a Kathakali dance performance. Overnight stay will be at Kochi/Cochin.
Day 10: Cochin Departure
Breakfast will be served at the hotel and thereafter you can visit the Shiva Temple and later transfer to the airport/railway station to catch the flight/train for your next destination.