Destination: Cochin (Kochi) – Guruvayoor – Athramapalli Falls – Munnar – Periyar – Kumarakom – Alleppey – Cochin
Day 01 : Arrival in Cochin (Kochi)
Upon arrival at Kochi International Airport or Ernakulam Railway Station in Cochin (Kochi), a representative from Saffrons of India will greet and transfer you to the pre-booked hotel. Wash, change and relax. Later proceed for a half day city tour of Kochi formerly known as Cochin. Cochin is in fact a collection of narrow islands & peninsulas. It is an ancient port city of India. It is commercial capital of Kerala, God’s Own Country. Major attractions in the city include Mattancherry Dutch Palace, Fort Kochi, Colonial Buildings, Spice Market, Chinese Fishing Nets, etc. Enjoy sumptuous dinner and have restful overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02 : Cochin – Guruvayoor – Athramapalli Falls – Cochin
After hearty breakfast at the hotel, drive to Guruvayoor that is the most sacred and famous pilgrimage centre for Hindus in Kerala, God’s Own Country. Major attractions here include Sri Krishna temple ‘Elephant Sanctuary’ (Punnathur Kotta), Mural Painting, Kudakallu etc. Also visit the famous and picturesque Athramapalli Waterfalls. Late in the evening return back to Cochin. Enjoy a tasteful dinner & have restful overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03 : Chennai – Munnar
Have delicious breakfast served at the hotel. After breakfast check out hotel and drive towards Munnar, a picturesque hill station in Kerala and known as the Kashmir of South India. Munnar was the favorite summer capital of the south during the British period. It is a breathtakingly beautiful hill station in South India & also a centre of Kerala premier tea growing town. Visitors can have a panoramic view of the verdant surroundings, flying clouds, mist filled valleys & forested hills from this famous hill town. On arrival in Munnar, a representative of Saffrons of India will transfer you to the pre-booked hotel. Wash, change and relax. Spend rest of the day at leisure or in you own independent holiday activities. Enjoy sumptuous dinner & have restful overnight stay at the ho
Day 04 : Munnar
Have a very hearty breakfast at the hotel. Then proceed for full day sightseeing tour in and around Munnar. You will come across fascinating attractions such as Anaimudi, Christ church, Mattupetty lake, Fort Munnar, Rajamalai, Devikulam, Marymoor, Kundalay Dam, Attukad water falls, Blossom park, Photo point, Echo point, Shooting point, Elephant arrival spot, Pothamedu view point etc. Enjoy sumptuous dinner & have restful overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 05 : Munnar – Periyar National Park (Thekkady)
Have a very hearty breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive towards Thekkady – Periyar National Park. Nestled in the high ranges of Western Ghats in Kerala, which are clothed in dense forests, evergreen surroundings Periyar is one of the world’s most ancient & natural environmental spot. Periyar National Park is the pride of Kerala tourism & a testimony to nature’s splendor & human innovation, which is located on the banks of the picturesque Periyar Lake at Thekkady. On arrival in Periyar check in to the hotel pre-booked by Saffrons of India. And later in the afternoon enjoy delightful boating journey in Periyar Lake and see exotic wildlife attractions of the sanctuary. Enjoy sumptuous dinner & have restful overnight stay at the hotel
Day 06 : Periyar – Kumarakom
Enjoy hearty breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Kumarakom – one of the most charming and captivating backwater destinations in Kerala, known for its serene environs, abundant natural beauty and luxury backwater resorts. Kumarakom is the small village which is a cluster of little islands on the Vembanad Lake. This small backwater world is a part of Kuttanad region. It is a picturesque world of serene and scenic backwaters, thatched houseboats, cormorants, Chinese fishing nets & swaying palms. It offers unique boating, fishing & sight seeing opportunities. Do not forget to enjoy sunset boat cruise on the picturesque Vembanad Lake. Enjoy sumptuous dinner & have restful overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 07 : Kumarakom – Alleppey
Have a very hearty lip-smacking breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive towards Alleppey. Alappuzha or Alleppey is one of the most exotic backwater sites of Kerala (God’s Own Country) and popularly known as ‘Venice of the East’. It is interlocked by a number of canals, lakes & lagoons. It is nestled in the Arabian sea & Vembanad Lake. While sailing down in a maze of lagoons, canals & lakes by houseboat cruise one can feel the natural beauty of Kerala traditional villages, coconut palms, green surroundings, lush paddy fields & many more. Dinner and overnight stay will be onboard the deluxe houseboat.
Day 08 : Alleppey – Cochin – Departure
After Breakfast disembark the houseboat. A representative of Saffrons of India will Book Your Tourdrop you at Airport or Railway Station at Cochin from where you will proceed to your further destination.