Enchanting Kerala tour, seamlessly blending the natural splendors of Munnar and Alleppey. This 4-day expedition promises an immersive experience in God’s Own Country, showcasing the diverse facets of Kerala’s breathtaking landscape.
Commence your journey in Munnar, a verdant haven nestled in the Western Ghats. The Kerala tour kicks off with a visit to sprawling tea plantations, where the undulating hills are adorned with lush greenery. Take a leisurely stroll through aromatic tea gardens, inhaling the refreshing fragrance of freshly plucked leaves. Engage in an interactive session, learning about the intricate tea-making process, from plucking to packaging.
Next, the Kerala tour transports you to the serene backwaters of Alleppey, fondly known as the “Venice of the East”. Here, you’ll board a traditional houseboat, your floating abode for the night. Drift along the labyrinthine waterways, framed by swaying palms and quaint villages. Witness the vibrant tapestry of local life as fishermen cast their nets, and village women engage in daily chores along the banks.
As dawn breaks, savor a delectable Kerala-style breakfast served on board, featuring the region’s famed coconut-infused cuisine. The Kerala tour also grants you the opportunity to engage with the warm-hearted locals, gaining insights into their time-honored way of life.
Concluding your Kerala tour, bid adieu to Alleppey with cherished memories and a heart full of the sights and sounds of this picturesque state. This expedition is meticulously curated to offer an authentic encounter with the soul-stirring beauty of Kerala, leaving you with an indelible connection to this enchanting corner of India.
Pick up from Cochin Airport/ Ernakulum Railway Station and drive to Munnar - is a quaint hill station perched on the slopes of Western Ghats. It is both charming and old fashioned, with colonial style buildings existing with modern structures. Stop at Cheeyapara waterfalls enroute. Munnar is indeed a photographer’s delight. Overnight stay.
After breakfast, proceed on a full day tour of Munnar attractions. The Horticultural Garden, Photo point, Mattupetty Dam and Kundala Dam are all located on the route to the Top Station. Kundala Dam is known for the Arch type architecture. Echo point on the lower slopes of the region is a picturesque spot where you would find your voice echoing and thus derives the name Echo Point. All the above places are well worth a visit. With tourist having a flair for culture - they can spend their time in the evening at the Punarjani, Traditional village (Optional activity), where they get to see a piece of Kerala culture in the form of Kathakali Dance and Kalaripattu - a form of ancient martial arts, a visual treat to the eyes. Overnight stay.
After breakfast, from the mountains to the plains drive down the countryside and get a glimpse of the picturesque countryside. Set out on an enchanting backwater cruise in a traditional Kerala houseboat. While cruising in the houseboat enjoy the scenes of the countryside - skim past bowed down paddy fields, duck farms, and indigenous dykes to see paddy cultivation in fields, situated below the sea level! And tree-lined and coconut palms swaying majestically on the banks are a real treat to the eyes. Overnight stay at houseboat in Alleppey with all meals.
After breakfast, check out from the houseboat and return to Cochin. Places prior to reaching the airport/train station will include a visit to Fort Kochi and Mattancherry to taste a piece of the ancient civilization of the 15 and 16th centuries. Thereafter, get dropped to board a train/flight for your onward destination, feeling contended of a holiday you enjoyed in Kerala with a lasting impression of a lifetime. The tour ends here.
Yes, accommodation is included. You'll stay in comfortable accommodations in Munnar and on a traditional houseboat in Alleppey.
The tour encompasses a tea plantation tour in Munnar, a houseboat cruise in Alleppey's backwaters, cultural interactions, and more.
Yes, most meals are included, offering a taste of authentic Kerala cuisine. Special dietary requests can be accommodated with prior notice.
Yes, transportation within Kerala, including transfers between Munnar and Alleppey, is included for a seamless and hassle-free experience.