On arrival at Calicut airport after you have cleared your immigration and customs formalities, our representative will meet you and will transfer you to a chauffeur driven vehicle. Later you are driven to Vythiri. Tucked away in the mountains of the Western Ghats, Wayanad is fondly called as the “green paradise. Arrive at Vythiri & check in to the resort. Overnight stay at Vythiri

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02

Vythiri

After breakfast take the village life experience tour. In this guided tour we visit a tribal House and interact with tribal, visit a paddy Field, pottery making, basket weaving, visit the Jain temple ruins. Afterwards return to your resort. Explore the activities of yoga, fitness centre, archery, stream walk and bicycle to nearby places. Overnight stay at Vythiri

Check out from the resort after breakfast and proceed to Athirappally, one of the most important biodiversity hotspot in the world. The dense forests that are home to many endangered and endemic species of flora and fauna. Arrive at Athirappally and check in to the resort. Later enjoy Kerala’s most famous and the largest waterfall crashing onto the ground at over 80 feet leaves you with a sense of wonder at the sheer power and magnificence of nature. Overnight stay at Athirappally.

Checkout from the resort after breakfast and proceed for a scenic drive to Munnar. Arrive at Munnar and check in to the resort. Situated 1600 Meter above sea level at the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundale, Munnar was once the summer resort of erstwhile British Government in South India and the best hill station with sprawling tea plantations in the state. Blessed with a rich variety of flora and fauna with the most well-known Neelakurinji (botanical name: Strobilanthus) flowering once in 12 years. Balance of the day you are at leisure to enjoy on your own. Overnight stay at Munnar.

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05

Munnar

After breakfast proceed for a sightseeing tour of Munnar. Visit to the Tea Museum & proceed to visit Mattupetty Dam built in the mountains. Echo point, a very popular place for the natural phenomenon. Where the echo that reverberates after hitting the distant hills is fascinating. Overnight stay at Munnar.

After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Thekkady. Situated within the confines of the Western Ghats in the southern Indian state of Kerala, Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve is one of the most captivating wildlife parks in the world. The picturesque lake in the heart of the sanctuary was originally 26 sq km but now spans an area of 55 sq km. This perennial source of water, which initially led to the submersion of large tracts of forestland, slowly attracted wild animals. It eventually resulted in the adjoining forests being granted protection. Post-1975 Periyar finds itself in the enviable position of being a protected tiger reserve. The terrain ranges from hilly to flat grassland areas at the edges of the lakes. The vegetation is of moist deciduous type. Arrive at Vandanmedu (Thekkady) and check in to the resort. Overnight stay at Vandanmedu (Thekkady)

After breakfast, proceed for a jeep safari to Kailasam estate. In this tour you visit the plantation owner’s bungalow where the owner himself will greet you. You will also be taken on a tour of the cardamom factory where you will get to view how cardamom is processed and packed. Afterwards the jeep will take you through the cardamom bushes and breathe taking ride up the rocky hill at Kailasam estate where you have a scenic view of the mountain and the valley below. Afternoon depart to Thekkady where you take a boat safari on Periyar Lake which encircles the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. If you are lucky, you can spot wild elephants, wild boar, deer, monkeys and migratory birds. In the evening enjoy the Kerala Traditional martial art show “Kalaripayattu”. Later return to resort in Vandanmedu Overnight stay at Vandanmedu.

Check out from the resort and drive to Alleppey. Arrive at Alleppey and board the houseboat at noon for a backwater cruise and for an overnight stay. While cruising in these floating luxury-villas, let your eyes settle for the rare and the unusual - skim past Chinese fishing nets, bowed-down paddy fields, and local inhabitants engaged in making coir products, rustic homes, and ancient temples and swaying coconut groves. Overnight stay in houseboat.

Disembark from the houseboat at 0900hrs after a refreshing breakfast on board and drive to Cochin, also known as “Queen of the Arabian Sea” has one of the finest natural harbors in the world. The ancient churches, palaces and synagogues in this city are famous. Arrive at Cochin and check in to the hotel. Evening drive to a Cultural center to witness live performance of various dance forms prevalent in Kerala. Overnight stay in Cochin

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10

Cochin

After breakfast, proceed for a half day sightseeing tour of Cochin in the afternoon. Depart to Jew Street which is famous for the Jewish Synagogue and Jew Town. Visit St. Francis Church, first European church built in India in the early 16th century and the famed Vasco Da Gama was buried in this courtyard. Thereafter visit the Dutch Palace in Mattanchery. (Jewish Synagogue - Open: 10.00 am –12.00pm, 3.00pm –5.00pm. Closed on Friday /Saturday & Jewish holidays) (Dutch Palace - Open: 10.00am – 5.00pm. Closed on Fridays) Free time in the Jew Street. It is fascinating & vibrant Narrow Street with many shops selling handicrafts, souvenirs, Antiques & Ethnic Garments. Later proceed to Fort Kochi and visit Famous Chinese fishing nets. Overnight stay in Cochin.

Check out from the resort and drive to Cochin airport to board the flight to your onward destination feeling contented about a wonderful holiday you spent with us in “God’s Own Country”. Our services end after dropping you at Cochin airport.

Kerala Tour | 11 Days 10 Nights