Tour Code: FIT/1305

Kerala - God's Own Country

7 Nights / 8 Days
Private Van Tour
Summer Special

Cities : Cochin (1N),Munnar (2N),Thekkady (2N),Kumarakom (2N)


Cochin, India
  • Mattancherry Palace
  • Chinese Fishing Nets
  • Museum of Kerala History
  • Paradesi Syangogue
Munnar, India
  • Mattupetty Dam
  • Echo Point
  • Tea Gardens & Museums
  • Blossom Park
  • Kundala Lake
  • Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park
Thekkady, India
  • Go for Periyar Boat Jungle Safari
  • Spice Plantation
  • Enjoy The Martial Art & Cultural Show
  • Enjoy Kathakali Dance Show
Kumarakom, India
  • Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
  • Vembanad Lake


  • 7 Breakfast
  • 7 Dinner

Day wise travel itinerary

  • Day 1 :Cochin

    Arrive Kochi (colonial name Cochin) meet the assistance and transfer to hotel. 

    Kochi (colonial name Cochin) a vibrant city situated on the south – west coast of the Indian Peninsula in the breathtakingly scenic and prosperous state of Kerala, hailed as ‘God’s Own  Country.’  Informally, Cochin is also referred to as the Gateway to Kerala.On arrival check into the hotel.Dinner & Overnight stay at Cochin.

    • Dinner
  • Day 2 :Cochin - Munnar - (130 kms , 5hrs)

    Today morning after breakfast check out and drive to Munnar. 

    Munnar was the summer resort of the British and now is one of the most popular hill stations in Kerala. Enjoy the stunning view of the Cardamom hills & greenery of the Tea plantations. 

    Near Munnar town photostop at Attukad waterfalls & Pothamedu view point. On reaching Munnar visit Tata Tea Museum : Tata Tea Museum is one of the significant sightseeing spots in Munnar. It is home to exclusive exhibits like traditional tea roller known as ‘Rotorvane’ used for processing of CTC tea; the biggest delight for tea lovers is the fascinating experience of plucking tea leaves and tasting different types of tea.

    Timings : 9:00 am – 4:00 pm  All days (Closed on Monday)

    Entry fee : INR 75 per adult, INR 35 per child

    Later check into the hotel. Relax and enjoy the resort. Dinner & Overnight stay at Munnar. 

    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
  • Day 3 :Munnar

    Today morning After Breakfast, take a  full day sightseeing tour of Munnar, Covering  

    Eravikulam National Park : is located in the Kannan Devan hills of Munnar. The national park is famous for endangered Nilgiri Tahr. The Rajamalai region of the park is open to the public and from here; the exotic Nilgiri Tahr can be viewed. The Rajamalai region falls under the tourism zone of the area. The forest spread over an area of 97 sq km is divided into; core area, buffer area and tourism area. Core area and buffer area is not open to the public. 

    Timings : 7:00 am – 6:00 pm  All days

    Entry fee : INR 125 per adult, INR 95 per child, INR 420 for foreign nationals

    Its advisable to book in advance online -

    (Note : Eravikulam National Park will be closed from February  to March every year for the two months due to the calving season of Nilgiri Tahr.)

    Kundala Lake :  Kundala dam is an artificial dam, Asia’s first arch dam. Though it pulls with its serenity and beauty, you could be lucky to spot the rare Neelakurinji flowers, which blossom once in 12 years in the adjacent hills and valleys of Kundala Lake. Boating in Kundala offers options of pedal boating, row boating and shikara rides. Shikara boat ride is famous here.   

    Timings : 9:00 am – 5:00 pm  All days

    Entry fee : INR 10 per 

    (Boating charges : INR 350 for 15 minutes

    Mattupetty dam : Mattupetty Dam and the lake are beautiful scenic spots of Munnar, located near Anamudi peak and surrounded by tea plantations, spice gardens and rolling hills. The dam area is also an ideal picnic spot and a lovely trekking path. The District Tourism Promotion Council runs boating facilities in Mattupetty Lake, you can choose from speedboats and motorboats.

    Timings : 9:00 am – 5:00 pm  All days

    Entry fee : INR 10 per 

    (Boating charges : INR 500 for 15 minutes in a speedboat shared by 1 to 5 people)

    Carmelagiri Elephant Park : How about an elephant safari, that too in the rocky topography of Munnar? It’s fun for kids and adults alike to have a ‘haathi mere saathi’ moment at Carmelagiri Elephant Park. Located on Mattupetty Road, the park is one of the popular Munnar tourist attractions and offers short elephant rides of 10-15 minutes. 

    Timings : 9:00 am – 5:00 pm  All days

    Entry fee : INR 1150 per adult for the elephant ride

    Blossom Park : This exotic piece of land has fresh flowers, Muthirappuzha river, lush green landscape, embracing migratory waterbirds, and mountain butterflies, It has a vast stretch of landscaped mounts, gardens, artificial waterfalls & lawns, that offer a wide range of facilities to make visitors feel relaxed and rejuvenated all at a same time. The facilities offered here are adventure trails, boating, nature walks, bird watching, roller skating, badminton, etc. The best time to visit this beautiful place is between the months of December and February, when the surroundings become more beautiful with a blanket of greenery layering every part of the hill station.

    Timings : 9:00 am – 7:00 pm  All days

    Entry fee : INR 10 per adult, INR 2 per child (activity cost extra)

    Evening return to the hotel. Dinner & Overnight stay at the  Munnar. 

    (The itinerary changes as per your time, schedule and the hotel area which you stay in)

    (Entry fees & activity cost to be paid directly wherever applicable )

    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
  • Day 4 :Munnar - Thekkady - (110 kms, 4 hrs)

    Today Morning after Breakfast, check out and drive to Thekkady. As you wind your way up the road, the wooded terrain clears to reveal a breathtaking plantations, Fill your lungs with fresh mountain air; savour the rich fragrance of cinnamon and cloves. Thekkady is situated 2800 ft above sea level; 

    Enroute visit Spice Plantation : The geographical and climatic peculiarities of Kumily such as the cool climate and its elevation from the sea level make it ideal for spice cultivation. One of the major spices produced in the area is cardamom. The variety, Cardamom Small, botanically known as Elettaria Cardamom, is the one that is mostly grown here. The thick shrub-like cardamom plant usually grows at an altitude of 600 to 1200 metres from mean sea level (msl). Kerala contributes about 70 percent of the national production of cardamom with the major chunk coming from the plantations of Kumily.The pepper plantations are something else that are worth seeing. The sunlight seeping through the shapely leaves of the pepper plants is an alluring sight.

    Entry fees : INR 200 to 300 per person

    On arrival check into hotel.Evening you can enjoy Martial art /Kathakali dance at Mudra Center at additional cost.

    The Mudra Cultural centre is popular for Kalaripayattu martial arts and Kathalkali performances.Kathakali shows at this cultural centre are highly entertaining. Make-up and costume starts 30 minutes before each show. Use of still cameras is free and welcome. Arrive early for a good seat. There also two Kalarippayattu performances every night

    Timings : 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm, 6:00 pm - 7 :00 pm & 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

    Entry fee : INR 300 per person onwards

    Return to the hotel, Dinner & Overnight stay at Thekkady.

    (The itinerary changes as per your time, schedule and the hotel area which you stay in)

    (Entry fees & activity cost to be paid directly wherever applicable )

    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
  • Day 5 :Thekkady

    Today Morning after Breakfast visit Periyar Lake. 

    Periyar Lake : Lake Periyar South India’s most popular wildlife sanctuary. This is the only wildlife sanctuary in India that offers the unique opportunity of viewing wild life in their natural habitat at close quarters from the safety of a boat on the lake. 

    Timings : 7:30 am – 5:00 pm

    Entry fee :INR 40 per person

    Boating Timings: 7:30 am - 9:00 am; 9:30 am - 11:00 am; 11:15 am -12:45 pm; 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm; 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    Boat charges : INR 500 onwards per person


    Bamboo Rafting for adventurers : 

    A dawn to afternoon range hiking and rafting programme through some of the richest forest tracts of Periyar Tiger Reserve., a mosaic of habitats will be traversed before the party gets into rafts made of bamboos. By rafting you will get a panoramic view of forest-clad hills. Animals like elephant, gaur and sambar are sighted keeping close to the edges of the lake. 

    Timings : 7.30am - 12.30pm & 9.30am - 2.30pm. 

    Price : INR 2000 onwards per person (min. two person required)

    Periyar boat ride to be booked in advance online :

    Rest of the day free for other activities like 

    Visiting Elephant junction, jeep ride for 3 hours.

    Return to the hotel, Dinner & Overnight stay at Thekkady.

    (The itinerary changes as per your time, schedule and the hotel area which you stay in)

    (Entry fees & activity cost to be paid directly wherever applicable )

    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
  • Day 6 :Thekkady - Kumarakom - (140 kms, 4hrs)

    Today morning after breakfast check out and drive to  Kumarakom - It is popularly known as the ‘Venice of East’, this exotic backwater village consists of a cluster of island villages in and around the Vembanad Lake.  Kerala offers some world best Ayurvedic treatments, giving you a complete relaxation of mind, body & soul. You can try the same at the resort at additional cost.On arrival at Kumarkom/Alleppey check into the hotel.Rest of the day at leisure or enjoy resorts facilities.Evening you can enjoy sunset cruise on Vembanad Lake. Dinner and Overnight stay at the hotel in Kumarakom.         

    (The itinerary changes as per your time, schedule and the hotel area which you stay in)

    (Entry fees & activity cost to be paid directly wherever applicable )

    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
  • Day 7 :Kumarakom

    Today Morning after Breakfast go for a village walk.  

    Later visit Kottayam city for some shopping of famous silk sarees of south india. 

    Afternoon return to the hotel. The peaceful glory of Kumarakom is enjoyed best by soothening of senses and relaxation of mind, body, and soul. Indulge in some good ayurvedic spa treatments in the hotel(at additional cost). In the evening enjoy the beautiful, charming and alluring sun setting on the horizon. Do not miss to see it in the evening time, the perfect sunset will be there for just five minutes, you got to see this on perfect timing.One can also enjoy the Kathakali Show and Kalaripayattu - a traditional martial art form of Kerala, performed by local artists.Dinner and Overnight stay at the hotel in Kumarakom

    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
  • Day 8 :Kumarakom - Cochin - (100 kms, 2 hrs)

    This day after Breakfast, transfer to Cochin Airport for your flight to your home town. 

    Before reaching Airport go for sightseeing in Cochin. Visit 

    Chinese Fishing Net : The Chinese Fishing Nets in Kochi are often regarded as one of the most picturesque sights in Kochi. Legends tell that these nets were originally brought down from the royal courts of Kublai Khan, the great Chinese emperor and introduced in 14th century by Zheng He, a Chinese explorer to the local fisherman in Kochi.

    Fort Kochi :  the ancient Fort Kochi is where you can get acquainted with Kerala’s rich history, culture, and heritage. This fort exhibits the traits of the different cultures of English, Dutch and Portuguese infused in its age-old architecture

    Jewish Synagogue : The Jewish Synagogue in Kochi is the oldest of its kind in the Commonwealth of Nations. The synagogue was originally built in 1568 and later restored by the Dutch. The synagogue has a gold pulpit as well as hand-painted, willow-pattern floor tiles that were imported from China. An exquisitely beautiful Belgian chandelier illuminates the synagogue and the unique clock tower further adds to its charm.

    Timings: 10 :00 am – 12 :00 pm &  3:00 pm – 5 :00 pm (closed on Saturdays)

    Entry fee : INR 10 per person

    Later drop to Cochin Airport. You return back with wonderful memories of Cool  Kerala.

    • Breakfast
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