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Home » Tour Packages » Kerala » Spice Trail - Water Ways
   
KERALA - SPICE TRAIL - WATER WAYS  
07 Nights / 08 days
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Cochin - Alleppey Houseboat - Thekkady - Munnar
 
Houseboat Houseboat Munnar Thekkady
 
Day 01: COCHIN
 
Board flight for Cochin at 0720 hrs. Arrival at Cochin airport at 0905 hrs. Transfer & check into the hotel. After lunch you can go for Cochin Harbour cruise at 1430 hrs. covering Dutch palace, St. Francis church , Jew Synagogue, Chinese fishing nets and Bolghatty Island. ( you can hire a pvt. Motor boat). In the evening you can watch Kerala's traditional art form 'Kathakali' in its natural at Art Kerala. Overnight stay at Cochin.
 
Day 02: COCHIN - MUNNAR
 
After breakfast depart Cochin for breathtaking trip to mountains through the tea estates. Munnar [130 kms], Kerala's most popular hill resort situated at 1600 mt above sea level. Check into the resort. Rest of the day to relax at the resort and explore its scenic surroundings or go for local sightseeing. Overnight stay at Munnar.
     
Day 03: MUNNAR  
 
After breakfast visit lush green surrounding tea estates, Mattupetty Dam, Echo point, Kundala Dam and Top station. Enjoy speed boat at Mattupatty lake. Other places of interests are Tea Museum, Pothamedu View point and Eravikulam National Park. Overnight stay at Munnar.
     
Day 04: MUNNAR - THEKKADY (106 KMS)  
 
After breakfast your spice trail starts through tea estates, spice and rubber plantations in this exotic mountainous area some 3000 ft above sea level , to Thekkady [110 kms] . On arrival check into the resort. In the evening you can visit Spice Plantations, where where the guide will give you the knowledge about all the spice trees growing in the area. Here you will see plantations of Pepper , Cardamom, Cinamon, Cloves, Vanilla, Turmeric ….. Later you can visit spice shops in Kumily. Overnight stay in Thekkady.
     
Day 05: THEKKADY  
 
Rise and shine at early hours, with time for cup of tea or coffee. Embark on the boat for the cruise around the lake where we hope to see some of the many animals; the most popular sightings are Elephants, wild boar, deer, monkeys. After the cruise, you can do some jungle activities like trekking, Elephant Safari in the sanctuary. Rest of the day relax or enjoy a swim in the inviting swimming pool. Overnight stay at Thekkady.
     
Day 06: THEKKADY - KUMARAKOM (House Boat)  
 
After breakfast, departure for Kumarakom [130 Kms], An unbelievable beautiful paradise of mangrove forests, green paddy fields and coconut groves. The bird sanctuary which is an ideal place for back water cruises. Here your very own houseboat awaits you for leisurely day cruising the waterways, where the stunning scenery and tranquillity make you feel as you are lost n time wrap. This is a perfect place for total relaxation and pure enjoyment of natural beauty. This will be a part of your holiday that you will never forget. The crew will prepare traditional meals onboard with lots of Keralan delicacies. Overnight stay in Houseboat.
     
Day 07: ALLEPPEY  
 

After a breakfast onboard disembark at Alleppey, An important backwater tourist centre and known for immense natural beauty. Check into the luxury resort set amidst the backwaters. Rest of the day free for leisure activity or relax at the estate and enjoy its scenic surroundings. Or you can watch sunset over famous Alleppey beach. Overnight stay at Alleppey.
 
Day 08: ALLEPPEY - COCHIN ( 192 KMS )
 
After leisurely breakfast rest of the day to explore Alleppey. You can enjoy a speed boat rides, visit Ambalpuzha Temple or Bhuvanseshwari Temple, Coir product shops. In the evening leave for Cochin airport to board the flight for home town at 1915 hrs by Go Airways. Tour concludes.
 
 

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