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GODS OWN COUNTRY – KERALA
Destination: Munnar (2N)-Thekkady (1N)-Alleppey (2N)
Cushioned between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea, Kerala has established a heritage of roving mountains, emerald beaches and palm-lined shoreline. The pervasive beauty of palm trees and huge expanses of sand are precursors to a state adorned with diverse landscapes. Munnar, located along the Western Ghats, is home to undulating mountains and brews a flavour of the colonial times through its museums and high-peak points. The enchanting woods of Thekkady allow a glimpse into the cultural strings of the state with its air infused with the aroma of fresh spices. Alleppey, the site of the famed backwaters, weaves a tale of pristine blue waters that enchants every visitor with its tranquility. Bask in the majesticity of “God’s Own Country”, relishing Worldwide Vacations services on a 5 Nights and 6 Days trip covering all these beautiful locations.
Day 1: Arrival at Kochi and Transfer to Munnar
After arrival at Kochi, drive to Munnar for 135 kms where you will reach by afternoon. You can explore the Cheeyappara Waterfalls and Spice Garden on the way. Check-in to the hotel and enjoy rest of the day at leisure. You can opt for an evening stroll to experience the beauty of nature. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 2: Munnar Sightseeing
After breakfast, move for a sightseeing tour of Munnar where the Tata Tea Museum, Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetty Dam, Echo Point, Old Munnar Town, and the town market will be visited. In the evening, return to the hotel and enjoy your comfortable night stay.
Note: The Eravikulam National Park remains closed from January to March due to the calving season of Nilgiri Tahr.
Tata Tea Museum remains closed on Mondays.
Day 3: Transfer to Thekkady
After breakfast and completing the check-out formalities, proceed towards Thekkady. Mapped 110 kms far, the route is filled with eye-binding attractions, following which you will arrive at Thekkady by noon. You may opt for the Periyar Boat Ride (entrance fee not included) and indulge in activities like watching Kathakali, the famous classical Indian dance form native to Kerala and Kalaripayattu an ancient Martial Art practiced here (on your own). You can explore the market for a variety of spices as Thekkady is famous for it. Overnight accommodation will be at the hotel.
Day 5: Explore Alleppey
After breakfast, spend rest of the day strolling around Alleppey. You can opt to go on a sunset cruise (on your own). Overnight accommodation will be at the hotel/houseboat in Alleppey (you may opt for a houseboat stay at an additional cost).
Day 6: Return to Kochi
After breakfast, move back to Kochi converging a distance of 55 kms to board your return flight or train.