Cochin – Munnar – Thekkady – Alleppey(Houseboat) – Cochin 6D/5N

Munnar is a picturesque hill station situated in the eastern part of Kerala; lush green-carpeted tea and coffee plantations surround it.Thekkady is located about 185 km from Cochin International Airport and 114 km from Kottayam railway station.The sanctuary is famous for its dense evergreen, semi-evergreen, moist deciduous forests and savanna grass lands. It is home to herds of elephants, sambar, tigers, gaur, lion-tailed Macaques and Nilgiri Langurs.The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is spread across 777 km2 (300 sq mi), of which 360 km2 (140 sq mi) is thick evergreen forest. The splendid artificial lake formed by the Mullaperiyar Dam across the Periyar River adds to the charm of the park. The greatest attraction of Periyar are the herds of wild elephants that come down to drink in the lake. Sanctuary can be accessed through a trekking, boating or jeep safari.

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Day 1

Cochin Sight Seeing & Stay

On arrival at Cochin international Airport/ Railway station, our executive will welcome you and assist your transfer to your hotel at Cochin. After lunch, visit the historical Fort Cochin which has a rich heritage and strong historical relationship with the British, Portuguese, Dutch, Arabs, and Chinese etc. You can also visit the Dutch Palace, Asia’s best preserved Synagogue and the Chinese fishing nets. Overnights stay at Cochin.

Day 2
Cochin – Munnar Sight seeing and Stay

After breakfast, check out of the hotel and drive to Munnar. Munnar is a picturesque hill station situated in the eastern part of Kerala; lush green-carpeted tea and coffee plantations surround it. The beautiful landscapes, cozy weather, and the smell of tea leaves make Munnar one of the most sought-after destinations in South India. Check in to your hotel by noon. In the evening walk around Munnar town at leisure. Overnight stay at Munnar.

Day 3
Munnar  Sight Seeing

Today after breakfast, visit the Mattupetty Dam. Mattupetty has an artificial lake built by a small hydroelectric project. Proceed to Kundala Lake – a natural lake with recreational facilities like boating and having an excellent view of the Western Ghats as well as the surrounding forests. Also visit Echo point and tea plantations. In the afternoon you can visit Eravikulam National park, where the endangered Nilgiri Tahr is conserved. Later drive back to your resort for an overnight stay.

Day 4

Munnar – Thekkady

Today after breakfast check out of your hotel and drive towards Thekkady, the Wildlife destination of Kerala. It is also known as the spice bag of the state. You can enjoy a beautiful journey through the hills and valleys of the Western Ghats to reach this jungle destination. Check into your hotel and later go for an optional Kathakali show, Spice plantation visit, elephant ride or an Ayurvedic massage treatment. Also have an amazing boat ride in Periyar Lake which flows through the Periyar tiger reserve. You will have chance to watch the wild animals like elephant, bison, Sambar deer etc who roam on both shores. Overnight stay at Thekkady.

Day 5

Thekkady – Alleppey(Houseboat)

After breakfast check out of your resort and drive to Alleppey. Alleppey is known as the Venice of the East has a largest network of Canals and is a centre for backwater cruises in Kerala. A large number of tourists are attracted to this district because of its boat races. By 12 pm you can board your houseboat. Cruise around backwater villages of Alleppey. One can move through small narrow canals, lakes & lagoons see traditional fishing, farming below sea level etc., which will help you to catch a brief memorable picture of Kerala backwaters. Enjoy the ride; delicious cuisines and an overnight stay onboard your luxury houseboat.

Day 6
Alleppey – Cochin Departure

After having breakfast, check out of the hotel & drive towards Cochin International Airport/ Railway station for your onward journey.

*Below rate (INR) is valid from Oct 1st 2014 To 31st March 2015.
Package Vehicle Houseboat Hotels Provided Rate For 2 People
standard Indica A/C Non A/C
  • Cochin - Diwans Court
  • Munnar - Archana Residency std Room
  • Thekkady - Michales Inn
  • 26999/
  • ($458 )
Deluxe Indica A/C A/C Deluxe
  • Cochin- Classik Fort – Dlx Room
  • Munnar Laspalams
  • Thekkady – Sandra Palace
  • 28999/
  • ($492)
Deluxe1 Indica A/C A/C Deluxe
  • Cochin-Abaam – Dlx Room
  • Munnar-Igloo
  • Thekkady Grand
  • 30499/
  • ($517)
Super Deluxe Indica A/C A/C Deluxe
  • Cochin- Emarald – Dlx Room
  • Munnar-Mistymountain – Valley View Room
  • Thekkady-Tigerroar Periyar
  • 35999/
  • ($610)
Luxuary Indigo A/C A/C Luxuary
  • Cochin- Li Meridien – Dlx Room
  • Munnar-Fort Munnar – Valley View Room
  • Thekkady-Cardamom County
  • 51999/
  • ($881)
Premium Innova A/C A/C Premium
  • Cochin-Brunton Boatyard
  • Munnar-Mountain Club
  • Thekkady-Spice Village
  • 84999/
  • ($1440)

 

  • Accommodation as mentioned Hotels with complimentary breakfast.
  • Houseboat exclusively for you with all meals which includes welcome drink, snacks, tea, lunch, dinner, breakfast, mineral water etc.
  • Houseboat check in at 12Noon and cruises till 5.30PM. Boat will be anchored till 6AM and cruises for checkout at 9AM. For A/C Houseboat, A/C will be operating from 9PM till 6AM only.
  • Houseboat will be A/C for standard package during peak season (10th Dec to 10th Jan).
  • Transportation as mentioned with an English/Hindi speaking friendly driver cum guide throughout your trip.
  • Pickup and drop from Cochin Airport / Railway station/Bus station.
  • All sightseeing, land transfer & inter HOTEL transfer.
  • Driver bata, toll, parking, road tax, fuel charge, interstate charges.
  • Child below 5 yrs will be complimentarily.
  • All personal expenses and entrance fees at all sightseeing spots.
  • Optional activities mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Compulsory Gala Dinner On X’mas & New year Eve if applicable.
  • For online transfer and credit/debit card payment – 2.5% extra for the amount transferred.
  • Above rates are incressed ( 10 % to 30 % )from Oct 20 to Nov 05 & Dec 10 th To Jan 10,2015.
Note : From 20th Oct 2014 to 05 Nov 2014 above mentioned rates will have a hike of 6 % to 10 % and from 10th Dec 2014 to 10 Jan 2015 they will have a hike of 15 % to 30 %.

Terms and Conditions

  • Above rates are calculated as per the HOTELS & rooms mentioned. In case room type is not mentioned, calculation is based on the base category room in THE HOTEL.
  • Booking will be conformed only after receiving the advance payment and on availability of HOTELS mentioned.
  • In case of non availability of rooms in the specified HOTELS, we will inform you the same and will give you different options of hotels and rate will increase or decrease depends on the hotel selection. There will not be any change in the hotels specified without your concern.
  • In case you are not convinced with the new options, advance paid will be refunded to you without deducting any service charge .
  • HOTELS FOR each category are selected as per the budget and through our feedback system. We suggest you to check reviews and location of hotels mentioned to make sure it is as per your preferences before conforming the package.
  • God’s Own Kerala Holidays does not have any hidden charges except your lunch, dinner (All food in houseboat is included) and personal expenses.During the journey if someone asks for EXTRA MONEY, you may inform us and we will not be responsible if you pay the amount without our concern.
  • Any extra bed/breakfast for kids which is not mentioned has to be paid directly by guest as per the hotel policy.
  • Gala dinner on Christmas/New year eve will be at actuals and need to be settled by guest directly.
  • For all the packages rooms will be Non A/C at Munnar and Thekkady as they are cold places.