DAY 1: COCHIN (KOCHI) - GURUVAYOOR
On arrival at Cochin, you are greeted and assisted at the Airport / Railway station by representative and transferred to Guruvayoor hotel for 01 night stay.
Guruvayoor, the most sacred and important pilgrim centers of Kerala is famous for the Sree Krishna Temple. This ancient temple is shrouded in mystery and town itself is with lots of history and life. The temple is believed to date from the 16th century and is renowned for its healing powers. Check in at hotel for 01 night stay.Later visit visit Punnathur Kota, the elephant sanctuary attached to the *Sree Krishna Temple at Guruvayoor. The open green area is the home of around 63 temple elephants. Evening watch pooja ceremony at the temple.
Breakfast.. Morning check out and drive to Athirapally. Enroute visit Paramekkave temple, Mammiyoor Mahadev Temple, Parthasarathy temple, Vadakkum nada temple. Proceed to Athirapally. The Athirappally Falls is situated 1000 ft above sea level on the Chalakudy river, at the entrance to the Sholayar ranges of the Western Ghats, Athirapally is a scenic combination of forests and little streams. Falling from a height of 80 feet, this is one of the largest waterfalls in the state. Many endangered and endemic species of flora and fauna are found in the forests of the Athirapally-Vazhachal area. This area is the only place in the Western Ghats where four endangered Hornbill species are seen. The Western Ghats is one of the most important biodiversity hot spot in the world.
Breakfast.. Later visit Vazhachal falls & Charpa falls.. Over night at hotel
DAY 4: ATHIRAPALLY - MUNNAR
Breakfast. Check out and drive to Munnar.
Munnar is a beautiful and peaceful hill station covered with unending expanse of tea plantations, with an altitude ranging from 1600 to 1800 m above the sea level. This hill station was the favorite summer resort of European settlers for centuries. Sprawling tea plantations, picturesque towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities make this a popular resort town. Visit Attukal falls. Check in at hotel for 03 nights stay.
DAY 5: MUNNAR
Breakfast. Later, do sightseeing of Munnar.
Visit Eravikulam National Park, the natural habitat of the Ibex called Nilgiri Tahar; Mattupetty Dam, Echo point and the Munnar town.
Breakfast. Later walk through the hills kissing the clouds, breathing the sweet smell of Tea. Visit tea gardens, Tea museum, Punarjani traditional village, Photo point & pothenmedu view point
DAY 7: MUNNAR – PERIYAR (THEKKADY) [110 KMS | 4 HRS]
Breakfast. Check out and drive to Periyar.
The most renowned destination in Kerala, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary at Thekkady is one of India’s major sanctuary areas. The man-made lake formed by the Mullaperiyar dam across the Periyar river adds to the charm of the park. The drive to Thekkady itself is enchanting as the road winds through tranquil countryside, rich plantations and thick jungles. Visit Kadathanadu Kalari centre, Elephant Juction Check in at hotel for 03 nights stay.
Breakfast. The sanctuary offers a lovely and comfortable way to see the animals via boat ride on the Lake. Breakfast. Later, enjoy a boat ride through the Periyar Lake (optional). If interested, you can opt for a short trek in the fragrant spice plantations (optional).
Breakfast.. Later visit Periyar Tiger Reserve (Tiger Trail, Tribal heritage, Jungle in) etc & Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
A trip to the deep south is incomplete without venturing to its most famous, iconic piece of geographic history – the backwaters! Today morning, you leave behind the wild animals and the spices – and the land for that matter – and embark on a journey of a lifetime at alleppey, which has a panoramic backwater stretch and lush paddy fields. On arrival check in to a traditional houseboat and cruise through the backwaters. Spend a day – and a night – out on the waters with nothing but the soothing sounds of water for company
DAY 11: ALLEPPEY - COCHIN
Disembark Houseboat & and Drive to Cochin for departure.
Today, the last day of a busy week, is when you disembark the houseboat and drive to Cochin. But before you take off, Kochi awaits! Spend the day sightseeing taking in all that you could not do on your first day here. There’s enough to keep you interested and fill up your memory bank! For Sightseeing tour of Cochin. The colonial influence of Kochi becomes evident when you visit the Jewish Synagogue, built in 1568, housing the Grand Scrolls of the Old Testament and the Dutch Palace, with its 17th century murals of the Ramayana and Mahabharatha. You can also visit St Francis' Church, where Vasco da Gama, the voyager who "rediscovered" India for Europe was first buried. Once you’ve had your fill – or when time runs out – Depending depending on your departure schedule, you will beare transferred to Cochin International Airport/Railway Station for your onward journey.