10 Days - Hills and Backwaters of Kerala Tour

Cochin - Alleppey - Periyar – Munnar - Athirapally – Guruvayur - Cochin

Overview

Take on a tour of Kerala to enjoy the mesmerizing hills and backwaters. The 10 Days Hill Station and Backwater Kerala Tour offered by Travelogy India will take you through the scenic beauty of the major cities of Kerala like Kochi, Alleppey, Munnar, Periyar, etc. to experience the enticing houseboats, hills and backwaters of south India which draws the attraction of numerous tourists throughout the year.

Highlights

  • Cruise through the Canals of Kumarakom
  • Exotic Wildlife in Periyar National Park
  • See the Mattupetty Dam
  • Experience Wildlife Eravikulam National Park in Munnar
  • Enjoy Athirapally Waterfalls
  • See Guruvayurappan Temple and Anakotta in Guruvayur
  • Enjoy Kathakali Dance show at Cochin

Day Wise Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive Cochin

On your arrival at Cochin Airport, our representative will meet you and welcome you. He will accompany you to the hotel pre-booked for you.

After check-in, the representative will hand over all the tour documents and will introduce the tour program to you. Relax for some time and take on the half day sightseeing of Cochin arranged for you.

Overnight stay at the hotel is scheduled for you.

Day 2 : Cochin - Alleppey (by surface approx 54 kms / 1 hrs)

Today you will move towards Alleppey and check in at houseboat. The rest of the day you will relax in the House Boat. Cruise through the narrow canals of serene backwaters of Kumarakom & Alleppey. Lunch, Tea or Coffee and dinner in the centre of the lake will be arranged for you.

Overnight stay on  Alleppey Houseboat.

Day 4 : Periyar – Munnar (by surface approx 94 kms / 3 hrs)

Move towards Munnar, post breakfast. You will get to see the lovely view and scene in Periyar to Munnar drive. On reaching Munnar and checking in at the hotel, you will relax. The rest of the day, you will spend exploring the city amidst nature.

Spend your night comfortably in the hotel.

Day 5 : Munnar Sightseeing

You will set for sightseeing of Munnar after having your breakfast. You can visit Eravikulam National Park (closed in February & March), and Mattupetty Dam. You can enjoy soft trekking and bird watching and adventure activities like cycling on scenic road.

Remainder of the day. You will have a comfortable stay it the Hotel at night.

Day 6 : Munnar – Athirapally (by surface approx 125 kms / 3 hrs)

After breakfast, drive towards Athirapally. On reaching Athirapally and checking into a hotel, Waterfalls of Athirapally. Enjoy tropical forest of Athirapally. Relax in the hotel at night

Day 7 : Athirapally – Guruvayur (by surface approx 178 kms / 5 hrs)

Post breakfast, drive towards Guruvayur. On arrival, check-in into your hotel and relax. The rest of the day either you can relax or go for city tour.

Overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 8 : Guruvayur Sightseeing

Visit Guruvayur Temple after Breakfast. In the afternoon, you will go for sightseeing around Guruvayur. The Guruvayurappan Temple and Anakotta are the major attractions you will get to see.

At night you will stay in the hotel of Guruvayur.

Day 9 : Guruvayur – Cochin (by surface approx 95 kms / 3 hrs)

You will drive towards Cochin after a hearty breakfast. Check into a hotel after reaching the city. Relax for some time and the rest of the day, carry on the activities of your interest. Enjoy Kathakali Dance show in the evening.

Return back to hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 10 : Cochin (Departure)

After breakfast in the morning, you will move towards airport to take a flight for onward journey.

Inclusions

  • Accommodation in standard category of rooms at all hotels
  • Meal Plan on Bed & Breakfast at all places accordingly
  • All meals in houseboat.
  • Kathakali Dance in Cochin
  • Tea Plantation tour in Munnar
  • Boat ride in Periyar
  • English speaking guide as per places mentioned in itinerary.
  • All transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary by air-conditioned private vehicle for the entire tour
  • All applicable current taxes for hotels and transport

Exclusions

  • Air Fare / Rail Fare
  • Expenses of personal nature such as laundry / tips / shopping / telephones / Medical etc.
  • Any other expenses not mentioned in the inclusions mentioned above
  • Entry fees to Monuments specifically
  • Charges in hotels for additional services
  • Photography and video making fees at the sites
  • Personal insurance