A Quick Walk Around Kerala

5 nights/6 days

Get adorned with the serene emerald, tranquil stretches of backwaters, lush green and sprawling tea estates, wildlife and the pristine hill stations. Explore Kerala to create everlasting memories.

Detailed itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Cochin

Arrive at Kochi (also known as Cochin), the commercial capital of Kerala. Transfer from railway station/airport to your hotel and check-in. Spend the day exploring the city’s historic sites, such as Fort Kochi, Mattancherry Palace, and the iconic Chinese Fishing Nets. In the evening, visit Lulu Mall for a bit of shopping. Enjoy the Dinner and overnight stay in Kochi.

Day 02: Cochin – Munnar

After breakfast, drive to Munnar, a scenic hill station nestled in the Western Ghats. Enjoy the picturesque landscapes, never ending expansions of lush tea plantations, and mist-covered hills along the way.  Visit the tea gardens and learn about the tea-making process at a tea factory. Pay an afternoon visit to Rajamala- house of the highly endangered mountain goats – the Nilgiri Thars.  Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay at Munnar.

Day 03: A Day in Munnar

Good morning in Munnar! Explore the charming town of Munnar and visit attractions like Echo Point and Mattupetty Dam. The dam is flanked by forests and vast expanse of grass land on one side and the Kundala tea plantation on the other. Overnight stay at Munnar.

Day 04: Munnar – Thekkady

After breakfast, depart for Thekkady, known for its wildlife sanctuary and spice plantations. Take a boat ride on Periyar Lake (extra cost) around which the sanctuary is built where you can spot various wildlife species, including elephants, tigers, and birds. Overnight stay in Thekkady.

Day 05: Thekkady – Kumarakam/ Alleppey (Backwaters)

Enjoy your breakfast, drive to Kumarakam/ Alleppey., known as the “Venice of the East” for its backwaters and houseboat cruises. Check in to the hotel by noon and embark on a delightful motor boat cruise journey (at your own cost) through the enchanting and legendary backwaters of Kerala to enjoy the scenic views. You can experience the unique charm of floating through the backwaters, surrounded by lush greenery. Overnight stay at Kumarakam/ Alleppey.

Day 06: Kumarakam/ Alleppey – Cochin

Check out after breakfast from your hotel. Transfer to Cochin for your return journey, carrying beautiful memories of your Kerala trip.