Munnar, Thekkady, Alleppey Tour Packages

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Duration

5Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

02 people

Languages

English

About this tour

It seems like you’re asking for information about a 5-day trip to Munnar, Thekkady, and Alleppey in Kerala, India. These are popular destinations known for their natural beauty, wildlife, and backwaters. Here’s a suggested itinerary for your trip:

Day 1: Arrival in Munnar

  • Arrive at Cochin International Airport or nearby railway station.
  • Drive to Munnar, a hill station known for its tea plantations and scenic landscapes.
  • Check-in to your hotel and relax.
  • If time permits, explore the local markets or take a leisurely walk around.

Day 2: Munnar Sightseeing

  • After breakfast, visit the Mattupetty Dam, known for its beautiful lake and surrounding hills.
  • Proceed to the Tea Museum to learn about the history and cultivation of tea in the region.
  • Visit the Eravikulam National Park (Rajamalai) to see the endangered Nilgiri Tahr and enjoy the panoramic views.
  • Return to your hotel and rest.

Day 3: Thekkady (Periyar)

  • Check out from your Munnar hotel and drive to Thekkady.
  • Check-in to your hotel in Thekkady.
  • In the afternoon, visit the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Enjoy a boat ride on Periyar Lake to spot wildlife.
  • You can also explore the local spice plantations in the area.

Day 4: Thekkady to Alleppey

  • Drive from Thekkady to Alleppey (Alappuzha), known for its stunning backwaters and houseboat cruises.
  • Check-in to a houseboat and enjoy a unique experience of cruising through the backwaters, passing by picturesque villages and lush landscapes.
  • Overnight stay on the houseboat.

Day 5: Departure

  • Disembark from the houseboat after breakfast.
  • Depending on your departure schedule, you can explore Alleppey a bit more, visit Alleppey Beach, or relax by the backwaters.
  • Depart for Cochin International Airport or your onward journey.

Please note that this itinerary is just a suggestion, and you can adjust it based on your interests and preferences. Make sure to check the opening hours and availability of attractions and accommodations in advance, especially if you’re traveling during peak tourist seasons. Additionally, travel times between destinations can vary, so plan accordingly to make the most of your 5-day trip.

 

 

Highlights

  • Munnar
  • Tea Gardens
  • Eravikulam National Park
  • Mattupetty Dam
  • Anamudi Peak
  • Tea Museum
  • Thekkady {Periyar}
  • Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Bamboo Rafting
  • Spice Plantations
  • Kalaripayattu Show
  • Alleppey (Alappuzha)
  • Backwater Houseboats
  • Vembanad Lake
  • Alleppey Beach
  • Nehru Trophy Boat Race
  • General Tips:
  • Local Cuisine: Don't miss out on trying authentic Kerala dishes, especially seafood and traditional meals served on banana leaves. Ayurvedic Treatments: Kerala is known for its Ayurvedic treatments and massages. Consider experiencing a rejuvenating Ayurveda session.
  • Cultural Shows: Look for opportunities to witness Kathakali performances (traditional dance-drama) and attend local cultural events. This tour allows you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty, cultural richness, and unique experiences that Kerala has to offer. Remember that actual experiences might vary based on the time of year, weather conditions, and personal preferences.

Included/Excluded

  • Hotels, Meals, Cab, Sightseeing
  • Any train/ flight fare
  • Lunch and dinner chargeable Drinks at meals
  • Any personal expense (shopping or activities)
  • Visiting places entrance fees & Guide charges
  • Any services not specifically mentioned in the package
  • For long weekends and public holidays like the Deewali puja holiday, Christmas, and New Year's, the price isn't available.

Itinerary

Day 1 > Munnar Breath Nature

Arrive at Kochi (Cochin) Airport/Ernakulam Junction/Town Railway Station as your first stop to meet your representative and guide before going 140 kilometres (4 hours) to Munnar. Munnar, a picturesque hill town in Kerala's eastern area, is surrounded by lush green tea plantations. It is bordered by coffee plantations. Munnar is a popular tourist destination in South India because of its beautiful scenery, pleasant atmosphere, and seductive perfume of tea leaves. The tallest peak in the Western Ghats is not far from Munnar, and it may be reached through Cheyapara, Valara waterfalls, and spice plantations. The state remains the world's spice capital, as it has in the past. Spices such as ginger, garlic, cardamom, vanilla, pepper, cinnamon, coffee, tea, clove, and nutmeg are grown in Munnar and its surrounding villages. All admission and boating fees are payable in cash at the locations. Tea estates, for example, are reached in the evening for an overnight stay at a hotel or resort. If you are travelling with children, bring warm clothing. Waterfalls are not always present as you see them.

Day 2 > Munnar Excursions

After a hearty breakfast, travel for 8 hours to Munnar to see the local landmarks, which include the Tea Museum, Tea Garden, Blossom Hydel Park, Flower Garden, Photo Point, Cinema Filming Point, Elephant Spot, and the woods Honey Bee Nest. Boating at Mattupetty and Kundala dams is billed directly at Eco-point. After lunch, return to Munnar town for elephant safari, jeep safari, hiking, rafting, rock climbing, Dream Land Fun and Adventure. At these places, all admission and boating fees can be paid in cash. (The above points will be covered based on traffic and time available). Spend the night at Munnar at a hotel or resort.

Day 3 > Thekkady boating in periyar

This morning, after breakfast and a refreshment. You'll continue on to Thekkady (103 km/3.5 hours). When you arrive, check into the hotel. Journey to Thekkady, a single of the planet's greatest wildlife reserves, for a sightseeing trip. The 777-square-kilometer Periyar wildlife sanctuary in Thekkady is separated into 360 square kilometres of lush, evergreen forest. The refuge was designated a Tiger Reserve in 1978 and is known for its geology, wildlife diversity, and natural beauty. Optional activities like boating on Periyar Lake, seeing a spice plantation, and riding an elephant can be purchased for an additional fee. Stay at the Thekkady Hotel/Resort for the night.

Day 4 > Houseboat Backwater Cruise

This morning after breakfast and a beverage. Alleppey is the destination after this (180 kilometres; 5 hours). Venice in the East is widely recognised. Upon arrival, check into a traditional houseboat in the Keralan style. The greatest way to experience backwaters' mesmerising beauty is to take a sail through them. A voyage in an opulent houseboat down the rivers adorned with palm trees is the most enchanted vacation activity in Kerala. In this stunning setting, you will soar over old Chinese fishing nets, water lilies, lush rice fields, coir towns, rustic houses, temples, and coconut trees. Additionally, you will discover some fascinating details regarding local village life. Simply floating in the water when you are a guest to Kerala might be a very special and distinctive experience. rustic watercraft in the backwaters. On Kerala Style House boats, spend 21 hours starting at noon taking in the backwaters, scenery, and numerous locations. A welcome drink, tea, snacks, mineral water, breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be served to you while you're on the houseboat. Sleep on a houseboat for the evening. Depending on your tastes and your budget, you can select among Deluxe, Premium, and Luxury houseboats. It is possible to finish the voyage if you arrive before noon.

Day 5 > Kochi Departure

After this morning's breakfast and refreshments. Your next stop is Kochi, after which the journey is complete (70 km/2.5 hours). Along the trip, you can stop at the following tourist attractions: Fort Kochi Beach, Chinese Fishnet, Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Ginger Warehouse, Boating in Marine Drive, and Lulu Mall Shopping. Cash is accepted at the locations for payment of all admission and boating costs. After the tour, guests are dropped off at the Cochin Airport or Rail Station. With Season Kerala Holidays, return from your Kerala tour full of lovely experiences.

Languages

English

Frequently asked questions

Munnar: Munnar is known for its picturesque landscapes, tea plantations, and cool climate. It's a popular hill station in Kerala. Thekkady: Thekkady is renowned for the Periyar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary. It's a great place for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. Alleppey (Alappuzha): Alleppey is famous for its backwaters, houseboats, and serene waterways. It's often referred to as the "Venice of the East."

Munnar: The nearest major airport to Munnar is Cochin International Airport (COK). From there, you can hire a cab or use public transport to reach Munnar. Thekkady: Thekkady is around 160 km from Cochin. You can travel by road from Cochin or other nearby cities. The nearest railway station is Kottayam. Alleppey: Alleppey is accessible by road and waterways. Cochin Airport and the railway stations in Alappuzha and Ernakulam are the major entry points.

Munnar: The best time to visit Munnar is from September to March when the weather is pleasant and the tea gardens are lush. Thekkady: Thekkady can be visited throughout the year, but the period from October to February is preferred due to milder weather. Alleppey: The best time to visit Alleppey is during the winter months, from November to February, when the weather is cooler and more comfortable for houseboat cruises.

Munnar: Eravikulam National Park, Tea Gardens, Anamudi Peak, Attukal Waterfalls. Thekkady: Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Bamboo Rafting, Spice Plantations. Alleppey: Backwater Houseboat Cruise, Alappuzha Beach, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.

It's advisable to book your tickets in advance, especially during peak tourist seasons, to avoid any inconvenience. You can book tickets online or at the sanctuary entrance.

Tour's Location

Kerala

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