Kerala’s intoxicating beauty is world renowned. It is as if the Gods themselves ascended on this strip of coastal land in Southern India and blessed the land. Vast swathes of plantations, forests, coastal land, and the famed backwaters of Kerala is waiting to beckon you. Even before Kerala appeared in the tourism radar, this coastal region was on the maps of every European colonizer, thanks to the spice trade. There is a long list of features which are unique that can be attributed to Kerala. The Kathakali dance form, Malabar cuisine, simplicity in temple architecture, and more make it a land to be seen, felt, and cherished.
The perfectly lined streets, the cathedral, and colonial buildings in Cochin will remind you of a bygone era. From the hill station that is nothing but a sea of emerald green hills that extend all around you until the horizon meets the sky, to learning about the history of tea production, processing, and packaging at Tea Museum in Munnar, from witnessing elephants, tigers and many other animals in their natural habitats in Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, to hopping on one of floating luxuries at house boats and wander around in the tranquil network of canals in Alleppey backwaters. Take this Best of Majestic Kerala tour to experience this fabled land and take home memories for life.
Day 01 : Cochin
You are greeted on arrival at the Kochi International Airport/Railway station by The Travel Planners representative and transfer to The Villa Romantica. In the afternoon, visit Athirapilly waterfalls and Vazhachal Waterfalls. The Athirappilly Falls are situated on the Chalakudy river, which originates in the upper reaches of the Western Ghats. Overnight at The Villa Romantica.
Day 02 : Munnar
The second day starts with an early morning drive, after breakfast, to Munnar to witness the sprawling tea gardens and little hills along the western ghats. The drive would cover 130 Kms over 4 hours and will also include a stop at Cheeyappara waterfalls. Sparsely populated Munnar is primarily covered by extensive Tata tea plantations. You check in at the Munnar and spend the night.
Day 03 : Munnar
Sightseeing starts in the morning with trips to Mattupetty, Echo Point, Tea Museum and Pothamedu, together with the option of an enjoyable boat ride in the lake. Overnight stay will be at Munnar
NB : Tea Museum closed on Mondays
Day 04 : Thekkady
Today morning after breakfast drive to Thekkady the famous wild life sanctuary of South India. On arrival check in at hotel. Periyar wildlife sanctuary, home to nomadic tribes of wild elephant, boar, deer, the great Indian tiger and more. Evening go for boat cruise in the lake to watch wild animals(optional). Overnight at Thekkady
Day 05 : Thekkady
Go to see the rare species of plants and animals. Afternoon visit spice plantations like cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, coffee, tea estates etc. on your way back to the hotel, you could stop at the local market and pick up some fragrant spices. Overnight at Thekkady
Day 06 : Houseboat (Alleppey Round)
After breakfast is another morning drive to Alleppey, popularly called the Venice of the East, to see the winding canals and an amazing network of backwaters. On arrival, you will be checking in to a traditional Kerala houseboat which will take you on a fabulous tour of the backwaters. Overnight stay will be in the Houseboat – (Deluxe A/C houseboat).
DELUXE HOUSEBOAT :-
Check in Time :- 12 Noon
Check out Time :- 9.00AM
Cruising Hours :- 5 to 6 Hours on the First Day , 1 Hour on the Next Day
Room Type :- A/C Deluxe HOUSEBOAT
No. of Rooms :- 01 Bed Room A/C Deluxe Houseboat
Food Plan :- Lunch , Evening Tea with Snack , Dinner & B/Fast for 02 Adults
Air Condition Facility is available only in Bed Room from 9.00 PM till next Day morning 6.30AM
Day 07 : Departure
After breakfast and having experienced one among the best packages in Kerala, our transfer services will take you to Cochin.