(Cochin - Munnar - Thekkady - Kumarakom - Cochin)
You are greeted on arrival at Cochin International Airport/Railway station by 'Cruise in Kerala' representative and thereafter drive to Munnar Hills (130 kms / 4 hrs). Enroute visit Cheeyyappara 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 evening stroll through the tea estates. Overnight stay at Blackberry Hills - Standard Cottage.
Morning sightseeing in Munnar which includes Raja Malai, a top peak of Munnar where you may see Neelgiri Tahr (A Special breed of Mountain Goats), Tea Museum, Mattupetty, Echo-Point etc. You can also enjoy boating in the Lake (optional). Overnight stay at Blackberry Hills- Standard Cottage.
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 etc… On way back to hotel you could stop at the local market and pick up some fragrant spices. Overnight at Silver Crest - Standard Room
Today morning after breakfast, drive to Kumarakom, water locked place is endowed with immense natural beauty and array of rivers, canals and lakes ideal for boat cruise. On arrival check-in to a Beautiful Backwater Resort. Afternoon free to relax at the resort. Overnight stay at Eastend Lakesong - Punnamada Room.
Today morning after breakfast, a Traditional Kerala Style Houseboat will pick you from the resort and cruise through the backwaters. It is the fabulous way to explore the fascinating beauty of the backwaters. Stay overnight in the Houseboat (Luxury A/C).
Morning after breakfast transfer to Cochin sight seeing and Airport or Railway Station for the onward Journey