Cochin to Kumarakom: Stay in Lakeside resort
Stay in Houseboat, ride from Kumarokom to Alleppey:
Munnar: Stay in a village resort.
Thekkady stay in Coffee and Cardamom plantation resort
Cherai: Resort on Backwaters facing the sea
Day 1: Arrival at Cochin Airport .Pickup and drop to Kalathilakeresort. (25km from Cochin)
The Kalathil Lake Resort is surrounded by the famous Vembanadu Lake on three fronts and lagoon on the fourth front, this
resort/ hotel is dream destination of tourists and travellers to Kerala, South India. All cottages/rooms are either Lake Views
or Lagoon fronts.
Stay for 1 day and night at the resort to enjoy the property. Two meals inclusive here.
Cottage type: Lake View Cottage
Day 2: Trip in the backwaters in a Superior Houseboat.
It is a 24 hour trip in the backwaters from Kumakorom to Alleppey visiting the small lagoon villages. Meals
in the houseboat. A night stay in the boat.
Day 3& 4: Drive to Thekaddy Kumarakom: 5 hour drive
Thekkady - The very sound of the name conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hill and spice
scented plantations. In the crisp, cool air of the Western Ghats you will experience the most enchanting holiday. With the
animals of the wild and the simple mountain people. In the Periyar forest of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves
in India, and spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold great opportunities for
treks and mountain walks.
Stay at Carmeliahaven Haven
Set in the midst of captivating greenery and nestled right under the never-ending blue expanse of the sky, Carmelia Haven
is a plantation of different varieties of spices like Cardamom, Pepper, Clove, Nutmeg, Ginger, Cinnamon and many more. You are
completely enveloped by their scent and will feel elevated to a never-before excitement and energy. Walk along the resort and
treat yourself to different kinds of fruits like Pineapple, Mango, Guava, Banana, Orange, Mangostene, Jackfruit, Rambuttan,
Butter fruit, Litchi, Papaya and Rose apple.
Cottage type: Tree house (based on availability)
Stay at http://www.carmeliahaven.com/contact_us.html
Stay in the Tree house for 2 nights
- Inclusive of 2 meals.
- Plantation tour
- Visit Periyar Wildlife sanctuary and Periyar river
- Drive in the entire Thekaddy stretch.
Day 5&6: Drive to Munnar (2 hour drive from Thekkady)
Munnar is at the confluence of three rivers. In Tamil, the word 'munnu' means "three" and 'aar' means "river". Hence
"Munnar" is a shortened version of 'Munnu Aar'. The 3 mountain streams joining together here are Madurapuzha, Nallathanni
and Kundala. Munnar is a commercial centre with one of the world's best tea estates. There are about 30 tea plantations in
and around Munnar. Among these, majority of the plantations are owned by Tata Group's Kannan Devan Tea Estate. A visit to
Munnar can witness the nurturing of tea in plantation to the process of manufacturing and packing.
The tea estates, hills, lakes and forests inside Munnar area expose its beauty.
Stay at Siena Village resort.
Places to be visited at Munnar:
- Complimentary breakfast and Dinner.
- Matupetty Dam: Boatride in Matupetty River is recommended.
- Trip to Tea Gardens.
- Visit to the market place
- Visit to the Wildlife sanctuary.
- Visit to the Flower Garden.
Day 7: Return to Cherai beach resort (5 hour drive from Thekaddy and the place is near Cochin).
Cherai resort is exquisitely landscaped with lagoons and canals meandering in and around a number of cottages
(heritage & modern) built around picturesque greenery overlooking the clean long beach at the front and serene backwaters
behind. Sun rises at the backwater side of the resorts & sets in front of the resorts in the Arabian Sea.
- Stay at the resort
- 2 meals inclusive
Day 7: Drop back to the Airport
- The cost does not include flight tickets from New Delhi to Cochin and back.
- This is a Tentative Itinerary
- The taxi is exclusively for trips and not for any personal services. The driver may demand extra payment for any
- Costing may differ in case of change in the above itinerary.
- All bookings subject to 100% payment.
- Cancellations as per the rule of the resort.