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Treasures of Thekkady


Destinations covered : Munnar - Thekkady – Alleppey houseboat stay –  departure from Cochin

Duration : The complete tour will take 5 nights and 6 days

Tour summary : 2 nights in Munnar – 1 night in Thekkady – 1 night in Alleppey – 1 night stay in houseboat in Alleppey

Package cost : Information regarding package cost is available upon request.

Tour details:

Day 01 : Arrival and travelling to Munnar

On the first day you will reach Cochin railway station or airport where our representative will meet you and afterwards you will be taken to Munnar in a car. In Munnar you will check in at a hotel/ resort where you will also stay for the first night of the tour. Enjoy the remaining time soaking in the beautiful surrounding of the hill station.

Day 02 : Explore the treasures of Munnar

Munnar is the home of many natural and manmade wonders. Start for a whole day excursion of Munnar right after the breakfast. Take a trip to Eravikulam National Park, and Mattupetty Dam. Visit Old Munnar Town and the town market to experience the vivid culture of this picturesque hill station.

Spend the remaining time enjoying some much needed rest. You will stay at the hotel for the night.

Day 03 : Journeying to Thekkady

On the third day you will be taken to Thekkady. So, check out from the hotel and arrive at Thekkady by afternoon. Upon arriving, check in at the hotel where you will be spending the night.

The afternoon activity involves an optional boat trip of Periyar Lake in Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. You can avail this service by paying directly to the vendor. Else, you can stay at the hotel and spend the time at leisure.  Enjoy a night stay at the hotel.

Day 04 : Alleppey: Backwater destination

Alleppey boasts of serene backwater and pristine beaches. Drive to this exotic location on the fourth day of the tour.  Check in at the resort in Alleppey and spend the day in the beautiful surrounding.

Day 05 : Houseboat cruise in Alleppey backwater

The day promises great excitement as you will be cruising on a houseboat in Alleppey backwater. Sign out from the resort in the morning and check in at a deluxe houseboat for a night’s stay. Enjoy a whole day expedition with all meals provided. Spend the day relaxing in the sundeck and the night gazing at the star lit sky.  The houseboat will take you to Kumarakom. 

Day 06 : Departure from Cochin

At the morning check out from the houseboat in Kumarakom and get transferred to the railway station or airport at Cochin from where you will catch your train or flight.

Hotel accommodation and meal plans:

All the hotels and resort belong to the 3 star category. Following are the names of hotels/resorts listed in the package:

  • Munnar: Hotel Hillview and Las Palmas are chosen for your stay for 2 nights in Munnar.
  • Thekkady: Stay at hotel Sandra Palace or Michael'inn for 1 night. Breakfast will be offered at the hotel.
  • At Alleppey you will enjoy a with breakfast stay at Palm Groveor Pagoda Resort.
  • At Kumarakom you can enjoy a relaxing stay at Illikkalam Resort or a similar establishment. 
  • Breakfast will be available at all the hotels.

The package includes the following services :

  • Accommodation at 3 star hotels and resorts at different destinations
  • Complimentary breakfast at the hotels
  • Air conditioned coupes for sightseeing and travelling from one location to another
  • Toll and other state applicable taxes
  • Parking fees and allowance for driver and fuel

Services left out in the package are :

  • Expenses that are personal in nature like expenses on alcoholic drinks, laundry and tips
  • Air and train fair
  • Travel insurance expenses
  • Entrance fees at tourist attractions
  • Guide fees

Last updated : Nov 4, 2011.
 

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