Places: Cochin / Kochi, Kumarakom, Munnar | Days: 3 Nights 4 Days
Day 1: Cochin – Munnar
After your arrival at the Cochin International Airport, you will be taken to Munnar which is a 4 hours drive. Check in at the hotel in Munnar. Spend the rest of the day in solace. You can stay overnight at Munnar.
Day 2: Munnar Sightseeing
Enjoy the day in a sightseeing tour in and around Munnar.
Munnar is rated as one of the best hill stations in India. It is a gorgeous hill station situated in the Western Ghats at an elevation of about 5000 feet above sea level. With numerous tea plantations, Munnar is the focal point of Kerala’s tea industry. The word ‘Munnar’ refers to three rivers and Munnar is located at the meeting point of three streams namely Muthirapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Munnar is blessed with forests, lakes and tea estates. Anamudi, the highest peak in South India is located near Munnar. Kundale tea plantation, Eravikulam National Park, The High Range Club, Top Station, Mattuppetty, Devikulam, Rajamalai, Chithirapuram, Marayoor, Pallivasal, Pothamedu, etc. are the major places of interest in Munnar.
We have arranged your overnight stay in Munnar.
Day 3 : Munnar – Kumarakom
Move out from the hotel after breakfast. You will be taken to Kumarakom which is a 5 hours drive. Check in at the hotel in Kumarakom. Spend the rest of the day in solace. You can stay overnight at Kumarakom.
Kumarakom is widely known as the ‘Queen of Vembanad’. This quaint hamlet is situated on the banks of the river Vembanad. It is dotted with heritage resorts and homestays. You should visit the Kumarakom bird sanctuary with its undulating rivulets, streams and waterways. The charming Vembanad Lake with its surrounding Mangrove forests and paddy fields is the best place to watch the birds inside the sanctuary. The bird sanctuary is the home of a large and wide variety of species of birds. Kumarakom is also famous as the major backwater destination. An enthralling house boat cruise through the brackish backwaters is a must to do activity, if you are here. You can enjoy wildlife Photography at Pathiramanal, the island nearby. You can also stroll through Kottayam the nearby town which is noted for its rubber plantations and majestic churches.
Day 4 : Kumarakom – Kochi
After breakfast, you can check out from the hotel. You will be taken to Cochin International Airport, which is a 2 hours drive for your departure.