Navigating in Woods
 A Journey Through the hills and backwaters of Kerala

Itinerary Planning

Kochi - Munnar - Thekkady - Alappuzha

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05 Nights & 06 days

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Munnar

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Kochi

Thekkady

Alappuzha

Romantic Walk in Sunset

Highlights of this Tour

Mattuppetty, Echo Point, Gundala Lake, Photo Point, Anaimudi Peak, Elephant Arrival Spot Cinema Shooting, Eravikulam National Park, Nilgiri Tahr, Tata Tea Museum, International Blossom(Hydel) Park, Spice Plantations, Mattuppetty, Echo Point, Gundala Lake, Photo Point, Elephant Arrival Spot Cinema Shooting, Eravikulam National Park, Nilgiri Tahr, Tata Tea Museum, International Blossom(Hydel) Park, Spice Plantations, Boat Rides, Houseboat Stays, Village Tour

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Kochi | Munnar |Thekkady | Aleppy

A Journey to the Spice Garden of India! A Rendezvous with Mother Nature's Untouched Beauty,a Tryst with the Mighty Arabian Sea & the Magical Backwaters!

 

GOD’S OWN COUNTRY |KERALA

 

 

 

 

Day 1 Drive from Cochin to Munnar (140 km / 4 Hours)

Welcome to God’s Own Country! Following your arrival at the Cochin International Airport, you will be warmly greeted by our tour guides and representatives. Post this, you will be driven towards Munnar or the ‘Nature Lover’s Paradise’. Arriving in Munnar, check-in into a hotel or a resort and unwind yourself for a leisure day followed by overnight stay at the hotel/resort.

Day 2  Munnar Excursion

Brace the playful morning light and wake up to a beautiful morning at the hotel/resort; get freshened up and enjoy a healthy breakfast. you will be guided for a full day sightseeing tour wherein you will be visiting the important landmarks and other important places in Munnar..

Mattuppetty, Echo Point, Gundala Lake, Photo Point, Elephant Arrival Spot Cinema Shooting, and several other places. During the day, you will also visit Eravikulam National Park where you can enjoy spotting the exotic Nilgiri Tahr and several other wildlife species. Post this, a visit to Anaimudi Peak; the highest peak in South India, along with Tata Tea Museum, International Blossom(Hydel) Park, spice plantations and other places will be visited during the day overnight stay at Munnar

Day 3   Dive from Munnar to Thekkady (110 km / 3 Hours)

Today morning; following your breakfast at the Munnar hotel/resort, pack your bags and check-out from the hotel/resort. Hereafter, you will be driven towards the gorgeous Thekkady town, where you can indulge in an array of activities for the rest of the day.

Following your arrival in the town, settle down in a hotel/resort and relax for a while, embark on a rustic tour to one of the tribal hamlets in Thekkady followed by a plantation tour. Embrace the enchanting beauty of God’s Own Country, and take an evening boat ride to national park. Coming back from the boat ride, you can go for local shopping and enjoy the local flavours of Thekkady; overnight stay in the hotel/resort.

Day 4  Drive from Thekkady to Alleppey (Drive: 160 km / 4 Hours)

After breakfast is served at the Thekkady hotel/resort, you will be checked-out and driven towards Alleppey, the ‘Backwater Capital’ of Kerala. Also known as the ‘Venice of the East’, this backwater abode is a true treasure trove for the nature lovers, honeymooners, leisure seekers and other classes of visitors as well.

Arriving in Alleppey, check-in into a houseboat and enjoy manoeuvring the silent yet alluring backwaters. Delight in the facilities and amenities within the boat and pass through the lush coconut lagoons, never-ending paddy fields, narrow canals and coir villages; overnight stay in the houseboat.

Day 5  Drive from Alleppey to Cochin (90 km / 2 Hours);Kochi city tour

Point Of Attractions : Fort Kochi … Vasco House… Santa Cruz Basilica… Dutch Palace… Mattancherry… Jewish Synagogue… A walk-through Jew Street…  Loafer’s Corner… Bolghatty Palace…Hill Palace Museum … Marine Drive…  Drive through Man-made Willingdon Island…...Cruising..

 

Day 6  End of Tour

Waking up today morning, pack your bags and check-out from the hotel. this exciting tour will come to an end!

 

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11 days & 10 Nights

Highlights

  • Backwater Trails

  • Houseboat Stays

  • Beach Tours

  • Nature/Plantation Walks

  • Adventure Tours

  • Village Walks

  • Wildlife Activities

  • Cultural Tours

  • Hill Station Visits

JOURNEY ACROSS southern part of God's own country

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Alappuzha | kumarakom | Kuttanadu

 (NATURAL SPLENDOR)- The ‘Backwater Capital of India’ Fondly called the ‘Venetian Capital of Kerala’ or the ‘Venice of the East’

Kumarakom ... Vembanad Lake … Pathiramanal Island… the ‘Rice Bowl of India’, Kuttanad … Ayurvedic Therapies… Village Tours… Bay Island Driftwood Museum… Houseboat cruises….

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Thenmala Ecotourism

Walk over the elevated walkways through the forest. Built at the height of tree branches, this is at a height of 33 feet with 110 steps and a length of 120 meters.

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Rosemala

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        Palaruvi Waterfalls

Palaruvi Waterfalls, which literally translates to ‘Stream of Milk’, comes down through rocks from a height of 300 feet. This has turned into a delightful picnic spot where one can enjoy a spectacular view uninterrupted. 

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Munroe Island

Munro Island is a cluster of eight tiny islands,A visitor would be delighted to see the boatman gently dipping his paddle, without disturbing the prevailing calm, the ripples spread out gently in the shimmering golden hue of the sun.

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Beach

The Eve’s Beach | Hawah Beach/ Samudra Beach

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"The Virgin Princess" (also known as Cape Comorin)'The Land's End'.

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Poovar boating

Our lady of Ransom Church is near to the geographical end of the Indian mainland.Archeological evidences suggest that St. Thomas, a disciple of Jesus Christ visited this soil.

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Ponmudi Hill Station
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Varkala ; Cliff

Varkala cliff is a famous beachfront which is a massive cluster of old times rock formations.It features some colossal rock formations, hillsides, balmy beaches, hidden ruins and forts along with cloistered lighthouses and placid lakes.The unique feature of Varkala cliff is that it appears as a dramatic horizon that is merging with the Arabian sea. 

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Veli Tourist Village

You can now enjoy the beauty of Veli village in one ride on the solar mini train! The train which will chug along a 2.5km rail route will enable you to soak yourself in the mystic beauty of Veli,Kerala is filled with many wonders, and Veli Tourist Village is one of it. The biggest attraction of the village is Veli Lagoon, where people spend some quality time in boats with their families. Besides boating, different other water-sports can be enjoyed here

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Kochi

Kochi -The Queen of Arabian sea

Adorned by the enchanting charm of the Arabian Sea,Kochi Is The one of the ’50 Greatest Places to Visit in a Lifetime’ by National Geographic Traveler Magazine.

Point Of Attractions : Fort Kochi … Vasco House… Santa Cruz Basilica… Dutch Palace… Mattancherry… Jewish Synagogue… A walk-through Jew Street…  Loafer’s Corner… Bolghatty Palace…Hill Palace Museum … Marine Drive…  Drive through Man-made Willingdon Island…...Cruising..

Day Wise Itinerary

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Day 01  Kochi (Ernakulam)

Welcome to God’s Own Country! Following your arrival at the Cochin International Airport / Ernakulam railway station, you will be warmly greeted by our tour guides and representatives,and take to the hotel at Ernakulam city. Spend the afternoon with local shopping and Dinner Cruise at Arabian sea.

Day 02Alappuzha.... Drive from Cochin to Alappuzha (53 km / 1 hr Hr 30 min)

Alleppey, also known as the Venice of the East. Check-in into a traditional houseboat of Kerala style. Cruise through the stunning backwaters and witness the natural beauty. Overnight stay in the houseboat.

Day 03 - kollam... Drive from  Alappuzha to Thenmala 3 hr 26 min (128.0 km) via NH183

Experience a slice of heaven in Kollam, one of Kerala’s most sought after destinations that fascinate travellers with a multitude of attractions. Once a trade centre of spices and cashew for everyone, including Arabs, Romans, British, Portuguese, Chinese and Dutch traders, this majestic town is a surreal vacation spot of today. It offers a galore of nature spots, historic sites, ancient temples, beaches, and a lot more to leave you spellbound.

Following your arrival at Thenmala check in and proceed for the day program (11.00 Am to 12 .00 Noon  Butterfly Safari,01.00 Pm to 02.00 Pm Lunch at The Restaurant, 02.00 Pm to 03.00 Pm Deer Rehabilitation Center,03.00 Pm to 05.00 Pm Adventure Zone,05.00 Pm to 05.30 Pm Tea At The Restaurant,05.30 Pm to 06.30 Pm:Children’s Park & Nakshatravanam, 07.00 Pm to 07.20 Pm Light & Sound Show (Thenoolum Thenmala-At Mayooram),07.45 Pm to 08.15 Pm Musical Dancing Fountain (Natures Dance At Chilanka),08.30 Pm to 09.00 Pm Camp Fire ( depends upon the weather condition)09.00 Pm to 09.30 Pm Dinner at The Restaurant,

Next Day ( day 4 morning section)  -   6.30 Am to 6.45 Am Tea At The Restaurant,6.45 Am to 8.45 Am Soft Trekking (4Kms-2hrs) (Pandavanpara Rock/Myristica Swamp Forest),8.45 Am to 9.15 Am:Breakfast At The Restaurant,9.30 Am to 10:30 AM Boating (1 Hr In The Shenduruney Wildlife Sanctuary Reservoir) 11:00 AM Check Out and proceed towards,Overnight stay in Thenmala

 The ‘Hill of Honey' visit Rosemala View Point & Palaruvi waterfalls ...the milky stream of water falling...to relax and rejuvenate in the lap of mother nature.
Day 04 - kollam... Drive from  Thenmala to kovalam 2 hr 40 min (87 km)

Departure from Thenmala after lunch at 2 pm reach kovalam by 5 pm,evening for relaxation and enjoy the Felicity at the hotel or In the evening go for beach hopping and enjoy beautiful sunset at India’s cleanest beaches, Lighthouse beach and Kovalam beach. The beauty of the descending sun, beaches, green trees and abysmal Arabian sea is so enchanting that you’ll never want to return,Overnight stay in kovalam

Day 05 - kovalam ...Drive to poovar 25 min (15.5 km)

Morning is yours  any time you can enjoy the beach "a wandering soul would find very pleasing for eyes and the soul". After lunch proceed to Poovar,Relax, Laze around, Enjoy Ayurveda Massages & Boating in Poovar. Overnight stay in poovar

Day 06 - Poovar....Drive to ponmudi ( 49.4 km)

11:00 AM Check Out and proceed to ponmudi and enjoy the hill station and over night stay at ponmudi

Day 07 - ponmudi....Drive to varkala (43 km)

 

proceed to varkala (44.1 km ) ,check in and relax or enjoy the cliff at varkala,Varkala cliff is a famous beachfront which is a massive cluster of old times rock formations, 

 

Day 08 - ponmudi....Drive to varkala ( 81 km)

 

 

Day 09 - varkala....Drive to kochi ( via)Jatayu Earth Center ( 81 km)

varkala to Jatayu Earth Center(45 min (26.7 km)

Jatayu Earth Center to Fort Kochi ( 4 hr 16 min (166.3 km )

 

 

Day 10 -  Fort kochi

local sightseeing in and around Kochi - the Queen of Arabian Sea, this is one of the finest natural harbors in the World and was one of the major centers for commerce and trade with British, Chinese, Portugese, Dutch, etc. Sightseeing attractions in Cochin include Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Jewish Street, St. Francis Church and Chinese Fishing Nets. Overnight stay in  Fort Kochi

Day 11 -  End of Tour

Waking up today morning, pack your bags and check-out from the hotel. this exciting tour will come to an end!

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOURNEY ACROSS Northern part of God's own country

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Kochi | Palakkad |Malampuzha |Silent valley |parmbikulam |Nelliyampathi |Kozhikode |Wayanad |ooty |Topslip |Valpara | Athirampalli & Vazhachal

Kochi

Spread over a series of islands and crisscrossed by the sea and backwaters, The culturally and historically rich port city is the gateway for several visitors to start their tour of  Kerala

Palakkad

A vast stretch of fertile plains interspersed with hills, rivers, mountain streams and forests and is home to the Silent Valley National Park.Celebrated as the Granary of Kerala

malampuzha

Noise free, serene environment surrounded by greenery.

silent valley

 The eerie silence crooning across the corners of this tropical rainforest is one that you may never have imagined. The silence is broken with the chirping of the birds that take you out of your reverie.

13 Days & 12 Nights

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Nelliyampathy

Evergreen forests, orange, tea, coffee, and cardamom plantations enriched with spectacular valleys and misty mountains make Nelliampathy an exotic location. Nelliampathy often called 'Poor man's Ooty' is also famous for the trekking trails and the amazing climate, and nature's magic which enhance the whole experience.

Parambikulam

Romance, wildlife or adventure holidays - the woods and wildlife of Parambikulam Tiger Reserve in Palakkad district of Kerala won't disappoint you.

Kozhokod

Vasco da Gama had set his foot on the remote beach of Kappad in Kozhikode in 1498 and 'Discovered India' "A colonial city of trade and tourism"

Wayanad

Renowned worldwide for its awe-inspiring beauty, lush-green landscape and serene environment, Wayanad is an enchanting hill station on the earth located on the Western Ghats in the state of Kerala. The dense vegetation, tranquil surroundings and mist-capped hills offer an unforgettable experience to the visitors.

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Ooty

 The "Queen of hill stations"Comprising undulating hills, lush valleys and a number of beautiful lakes-with its scenic beauty Ooty always casts its charm on the discerning travelers.

Topslip

It stands majestically with Green Spread Mountains and forest all around.

valpara

A hill station close to Pollachi with vast areas of tea and coffee plantations amidst thick reserve forest nurturing a unique flora and fauna.

Athirampalli & vazhachal

Athirappily Falls is a marvelous cascade of frothy waters that make its way from the Anamudi mountains of the Western Ghats.often called as “Niagra of India” 

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