You are greeted on arrival at Kochi International Airport/Railway station by our representative and thereafter drive to Munnar hills (130 kms / 4 hrs). Enroute visit Cheyyappara Waterfalls. On the way to Munnar you can see tea gardens spread like a green carpet over hundreds of kilometers, lush green hills, a place so difficult to describe, very low population too far from pollution, most of the area covered by Tata tea. On arrival check in to the Hotel and relax. Overnight in the Spice Tree Resort - Pool Villa.
Morning sightseeing in Munnar which includes Mattupetty, Eco-Point, Tea Museum, Pothamedu etc. You can also enjoy boating in the Lake (optional). Overnight at Spice Tree - Pool Villa
Morning drive to Thekkady covering a distance of 110 kms / 3.5 hrs through cardamom hills. Check into the Resort. After lunch visit spice plantation like cardamom, Pepper, Coffee, and tea estate etc. On way back to hotel you could stop at the local market and pick up some fragrant spices. Overnight at Green Woods - Pool Suite (Indeevaram)
Drive to Kumarakom, the enchanting backwater region of Kerala and check into your hotel. The labyrinthine network of rivers, canals, streams and lagoons which form the famed backwaters offer stunning views and is an ideal place to relax. Day at leisure. Overnight at the Abad Whispering Palms - Pool Villa.
DAY 5: HOUSEBOAT (Transfer by boat)
Today 12 Noon embark on your private houseboat and cruise on the Backwaters, a splendid area full of canals, lakes and coves. Your houseboats or ‘Kettuvalloms’ are luxurious boats with well appointed bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms. You can observe the palm fringed landscape from your cabins. Apart from the mesmerizing surroundings it’s the life along the coast that adds an exotic touch of to this experience.
The locals travel in canoes and you will find vegetable sellers, fishermen and other traders bringing household goods, door to door in small wooden boats. As you cruise along the backwaters you can ask your captain to stop at villages, paddy fields and other places, enroute. Overnight on board. Premium A/c House Boat (Full Board)
Morning after breakfast departure transfer to Cochin Airport.