Duration : 07 Nights / 08 Days
Places to Visit : Cochin - Thekkady - Kumarakom - Marari
Day 01: Arrival Cochin
Net Cochin,Top travels PackagesOn arrival at Cochin Airport / Railway Station, you are greeted and whisked away to historic Willington Island. In Cochin, explore this ancient harbour, with its rich colonial past. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Later explore the old spice market at Mattancherry, the antique shop on Jew's street, the Synagogue, the Dutch palace and of course, the famous Chinese fishing nets followed by harbour cruise. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02: Cochin - Thekkady (170 km- 5 hrs)
After breakfast, you leave the coastal plain, traveling winding hill roads with plantations of rubber, spice and tea, 170 kms and 05 hrs. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel, later afternoon is reserved for a boat safari in the Periyar Sanctuary. Engage in activities like Cooking demonstration and cultural programmed followed by dinner. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03: Thekkady
Early mornings are the best time for sightings and you can expect to spot herds of elephants, bison, deer and spectacular bird life. Not to mention some of the 140 species of orchid that thrives here. A trip to Periyar is not complete without visiting the spice plantations. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 04 : Thekkady - Kumarakom
After breakfast, depart for Kumarakom, 130 kms and 04 hrs. On arrival check into the hotel. Spend the day at leisure. In the evening, enjoy a sunset cruise on the Vembanad Lake. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 05 : Kumarakom
Early morning go for bird watching at the bird sanctuary. Later come back to the hotel. After breakfast visit to the farm house. Rest of the day at leisure. Over night stay at Kumarakom.
Day 06 : Kumarakom - Marari / Alleppey
After breakfast, enjoy a session of Yoga. Thereafter, proceed to Alleppey, 30 kms and 01 hrs. Upon arrival, check into hotel. After lunch, enjoy the day at leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 07 : Marari
In the morning, enjoy a session of Yoga. After breakfast, explore the area and its fishing villages nearby on a bicycle or take a dip in the sea. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 08: Departure Marari - Cochin
Depart as per schedule to the Airport/ Railway station at Cochin, 80 kms and 02 hrs, to connect onto your flight back home.