Wednesday, 26 March 2014

5 nights, 6 days package

 Day 1: Cochin
Pickup from Cochin Airport / Railway station, and check into the Hotel at Cochin (12 Noon).
Proceed for sightseeing of Ernakulam City in the afternoon.

    Jewish Synagogue: constructed in 1568, this is the oldest synagogue in the commonwealth.
    Jew town: the area around the Synagogue is the centre for spice trade & curio shopping.
    Fort Cochin
    St. Francis church: built in 1503 by Portuguese Franciscan friars, this is the oldest European
    church in India where Vasco da gama was buried  in 1524 before his remains were removed to
    Lisbon, Portugal
    Dutch palace: Also called Mattanchery Palace, built in 1555 by Portuguese.
    Chinese fishing nets: These huge cantilevered fishing nets are the legacy of one of the first visitors to the Malabar Coast.

Overnight at the Hotel in Cochin

Day 2: Cochin – Munnar
Transfer to Munnar, check-in to the Resort at Munnar. This beautiful hill-station is popular for its
cool climate and Tea plantations.

    Eravikulam National Park: this sanctuary provides close viewing of Nilgiri Tahr
    TATA Tea Museum
    Pondenmedu View Point etc.

Overnight at the Resort in Munnar.

Day 3: Munnar
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing.

    Devikulam: known for its exotic Flora & Fauna
    Pallivasal: First Hydroelectric Project in Kerala
    Echo point
    Top station: famous for Neelkurinji-which blooms once every twelve years
    Mattupetty Dam
    Kundala Dam etc.

Overnight at the Resort in Munnar.

Day 4: Munnar – Thekkady
Transfer to Periyar (Thekkady). Thekkady has one of the world’s most fascinating natural wild life reserves – the Periyar wild life sanctuary (Tiger Reserve). Check in at Resort in Thekkady.

    Boat cruise: Avail boat cruise of the Periyar lake, incase you are lucky you can watch a herd of elephants in its natural habitat.
    Plantation visit

Overnight at the Resort in Thekkady.

Day 5: Thekkady – Alleppey (Houseboat)

    Transfer to the Houseboat at Alleppey. The Cruise through the backwaters of Vembanad Lake is truly exhilarating. This is the best way of seeing the backwater, which takes you on an Alleppey Round. On the way, overnight in the Houseboat.

Day 6: Alleppey – Cochin

After Breakfast transfer to Ernakulam Railway station / Airport

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