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5 Days Kerala Private Tour Package with Houseboat stay

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Day 1: Arrive at Cochin & Transfer to Munnar

Stop At: Tea Gardens, Munnar 685612 India
To visit Munnar, you have to arrive at Ernakulam railway station or Kochi airport, depending on your medium of travel. From your place of arrival, our representative will take you to the city of heaven Munnar. Situated amidst the sprawling tea plantations and exotic flora, this place is a popular resort town in South India.

Like other tourist destinations in Kerala, this city has its historic past too. This place was once the summer resort of the erstwhile British Government. Munnar has the highest peak in South India, Anamudi. Which is located at the height of 2695 meters. If you love trekking and want to satisfy the craving of your trekking bud, then this peak serves as the best place for you.

En route you will pass many sprightly waterfalls, Spice Gardens & Tea Plantations, vistas of high mountain ranges capped by low clouds. Once after reaching the hotel, you can check in for two nights stay and have some rest for the true beginning of trip from the next morning.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight Stay in a Resort / Hotel.

Day 2: Munnar Sightseeing

Stop At: Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park, Munnar India
Start your day with a light breakfast and commence your Munnar sightseeing with Mattupetty Dam & Eco point, which is situated above 1700 meters and a delight for the nature lovers. Once your craving for nature is satisfied then head towards the Eravikulam National Park (Rajamala) which holds largest vibrant population of Thar and a home to several other rare species of animals. Spread over 97kms, this place is first of its kind in Kerala will surely the best place for wildlife lovers.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Kannan Devan Tea Museum, Nullatani Estate, Munnar India
After visiting these three exotic places, now it is the time to have some lunch and then explore the sprawling tea plantations located at the tea estate. Visit the Tata tea museum and explore the history of tea processing in Munnar. Experience the different stages of tea processing and learn about the production of the black tea. After knowing the tea plantations growth and history, you can head towards the Munnar town and visit the Blossom Garden, view point and spend some time at Munnar Local market, later proceed to Hotel, have some light dinner and stay overnight for the nest fresh beginning.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight stay at Resort / Hotel

Day 3: Munnar to Thekkady

Stop At: Periyar Lake, Thekkady India
You can start the new morning with some heart breakfast and then visit Thekkady, the home to the famous Periyar wildlife sanctuary. Lying close to the planations, this is the world most fascinating natural wild life reserves. Spread across 777 km area, this is the probably the only wildlife sanctuary in India which offers the experience of viewing the close quarters from the safety of the boat. If you are a wildlife lover and want to enjoy the wildlife, this place is well known for its beautiful and alluring artificial lake formed beauty of this wildlife sanctuary. Once you reach, check-in at hotel for the night, you have the afternoon enjoy the boating in Periyar lake. Later visit a locally owned spice plantation to walk through the different varieties of Kerala Spices. Overnight stay at Resort / Hotel.
Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Kadathanadan Kalari & Navarasa Kathakali, Kumily Thekkady Road Periyar Tiger Reserve, Thekkady 685509 India
Martial Art Show for 1 Hour (Optional)
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight stay at Resort / Hotel

Day 4: Thekkady to Houseboat

Stop At: Kerala Backwaters, India
Start your morning in the exotic green environment and have breakfast to satisfy your taste buds. Now you will head towards the watery heaven, Alleppey / Kumarakom. The best view of these Kerala backwaters can be experienced from the Houseboats.

Traditionally known as Kettuvallom, these houseboats offer you a unique experience. Traveling in these Kerala Houseboats is not just a matter of majestic window views but it is an enchanting experience in itself. The cool and pleasant breeze, the sound of water, seasonal rails and the occasional migratory birds make this boating as a lifelong experience for you. Experience ‘God’s Own Country’ while meandering narrow backwater pathways on the Vembanad Lake via canals, paddy fields, villages and markets along the Alleppey/Kumarakom backwaters. Enjoy local cuisine on board, served on traditional banana leaves. Drop anchor on this overnight trip and sleep to the sounds of the still of the night accompanied by the echo of gently swishing waves.
Duration: 21 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight stay at Houseboat

Day 5: Houseboat to Cochin Departure

Stop At: Jew Town, Old Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682002 India
Start your day with a light breakfast and check out from the Houseboat. Later proceed to Cochin, also known as the queen of the Arabian Sea, Cochin is a major port city on the South West coast of India. It is well known for its vibrant beauty and some of the well-known tourist destinations in South India. Cochin is its former name and now it is known as Kochi. This city also flaunts one of the finest natural harbours in the world and was the centre of world spice trade for many centuries.

It is a home to plethora of beautiful and historical monuments where you can visit. Some places that worth exploring in Kochi are Fort Kochi, Dutch Palace, Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, Jewish synagogue, Chinese Fishing Nets and a lot more.

Sightseeing and shopping will be according to the time of your return flight/train

Our representative will leave you at Airport/Railway station and you can get back to your hoe with the everlasting memories of your Kerala Tour Package with Saffron India Tours.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Departure Transfer
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Kochi, Kerala, India
2: SAFFRON INDIA TOURS, CC 45/1947, Ground Floor, Barka Building Labour Colony Road N H By Pass - Vysali, Kuthappady, Thammanam, Kochi, Kerala 682032, India
Duration
5 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 5x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • 1x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 5 nights
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Parking Fees
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Overnight stay in a Houseboat with all meals
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary
Exclusions
  • • Any item not specifically mentioned in the 'Tour Price Includes' columns
  • Entry/Admission - Tea Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Kannan Devan Tea Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Periyar Lake
  • Entry/Admission - Kadathanadan Kalari & Navarasa Kathakali
  • Entry/Admission - Kerala Backwaters
  • Entry/Admission - Jew Town
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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