Check-out & drive to Munnar. En-route visiting half-day tour of Kochi. Visit Fort Cochin. Thereafter, drive past the amazing Chinese Fishing Nets, strung out along the tip of the peninsula. **Kochi Sightseeing closed on Fri`s & Sat`s.
Today, enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Munnar. It is famous for its lush green surroundings, lakes, reservoirs, forests, and tea estates. Walks and hikes around this small town offers an exhilarating experience. Munnar has a legacy of its own when it comes to the origins and evolution of tea plantations.
In the morning, visit the Tea Museum in the Nallathanni Estate of Tata Tea, which showcases some of the exquisite and interesting aspects of the genesis and growth of tea plantations in Munnar. This Tea Museum houses curios, photographs and machinery.
Also visit Mattupetty, located about 13 km from Munnar. Situated at a height of 1700 m above sea level, Mattupetty is known for its dam and the beautiful lake, which offers pleasurable boat rides (on direct payment), enabling one to enjoy the surrounding hills and landscape. Mattupetty with its lush green tea plantations, rolling grasslands and the Shola forests is also ideal for trekking and is home to a variety of birds.
Later visit the Kundala tea plantations and the Kundala Lake. A place of exquisite beauty, the mountain slopes here are thick with undulating, evergreen tea plantations. The shimmering blue lake is the most photographed part of Kundala.
Take a stroll in the tea estate, and enjoy the refreshing mountain breeze. Here you can view the entire process of making tea, right from plucking of tealeaves to their processing.
Check-out &drive to Thekkady. Thekkady– 777 sq.km of lush green tropical forests is the natural habitat of elephant, bison, spotted deer, sambar, bear and many colourful birds etc.
Arrive & check in to your hotel.
Later take a spice plantation tour. The aroma and pleasant ambiance of the spice and tea plantations of Periyar are fascinating. Spices found in Thekkady include pepper, clove, cardamom, nutmeg, ginger, turmeric, vanilla and curry leaves.
You can also enjoy an elephant ride (on own) in Periyar.
Return to your hotel & spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Check-out &drive to Kumarakom. Kumarakom – a charming village on the bank of Vembanad Lake surrounded by paddy fields. The lake’s majestic canal, streams and distributaries along its banks weave an intricate and enchantingly beautiful web.
Arrive & check into your hotel.
Remaining day at leisure for independent activities.
Indulge yourself with some Ayurveda treatments in your hotel. Ayurveda is the ancient healing system of India and has been practiced continuously for over 5,000 years. The various treatments are individually prescribed, and involve the use of medicated herbal oils, herbs, powders and poultices, and natural ingredients… and qualified therapists trained in traditional Ayurveda schools. Enjoy treatments in the unhurried pace on direct payment with the hotel.
Accommodation in well-appointed 4* standard category of the room
Buffet Breakfast will be served at the above mentioned Hotels
Transfers & tours by A/C Car as per the itinerary and not on disposal basis
Local English speaking guide during the tour of Kochi along with the Entrance fee
Visit to Tata Tea Museum – Munnar
Visit to Spice Plantation – Thekkady
Parking / Assistance
All taxes including Government Service Tax.
Visa charges&Overseas travel Insurance
Elephant ride – Thekkady
Hotel City Taxes
Early check-in & late check-out
Meals, Tips, Laundry, Telephone, Optional Excursions and other items of a personal nature.
Cost of foreign exchange for personal use.
Any items or services not specified in ‘PACKAGE INCLUSIONS’
Airfare + Taxes.
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