Alleppey Backwaters with Munnar (4 Nights)

5 Days
Trip Type
Max 11 Group size
  • Duration: 4 Nights / 5 Days
Per Person Cost
Extra Bed
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Overview

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination

Arrival - Cochin / Kochi (Ernakulam)
Departure - Cochin / Kochi  (Ernakulam)

Route: - Cochin / Kochi (Ernakulam) - Munnar (2N) - Kumarakom (1N) - Alleppey (1N) - Cochin / Kochi (Ernakulam).

Summarized Itinerary
Day-1 Arrive at Cochin / Kochi and proceed to Munnar.
Day-2 Sightseeing In and around Munnar.
Day-3 Proceed to Kumarkom. Possible visit to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.
Day-4 Proceed to Alleppey boat Cruise Jetty. Alleppey round houseboat cruise.
Day-5 Departure

Distances
Cochin / Kochi (Ernakulam) to Munnar -130 kms (3.5 hrs)
Munnar to Kumarakom -152 kms (4.5 hrs)
Kumarakom to Alleppey -33 kms (1 hrs)
Alleppey to Cochin / Kochi (Ernakulam) -65 kms (1.5 hrs)

Destination Overview

Cochin / Kochi (Ernakulam) - Ernakulam, part of Cochin area is business hub of Cochin and also commercial capital of Kerala.

Munnar - Munnar is a premier hill station in Kerala. It is situated at about 6000 ft above sea level and surrounded by tea and Cardamom Plantations

Kumarakom - Kumarakom is a patch Vembanad lakefront at 15 kms from Kottayam and renowned world over for their lake front resorts.

Alleppey - Alleppey is renowned for its backwaters and is known as the Venice of the east. Overnight houseboats in Alleppey lake and backwaters are considered an experience.

 

itinerary
  • Day 1 Arrive at Cochin and proceed to Munnar.

    Arrive at Cochin and Proceed to Munnar (130 kms - 3.5 hrs). Munnar (5000+ ft asl) is a tea plantation region and a renowned Hill station in the plantation higlands of Kerala offering guests an experience of misty & salibrious climate and a relaxed stay around the tea plantations. Evening explore local market for shopping and visit Mattupatty Dam for boating. In the evening visit the Punarjani Traditional Village that offers daily evening shows of Kalaripattu (Martial art form) and Kathakali (Dance form).

  • Day 2 Sightseeing In and around Munnar

    Opt for one or two of the Mini-Excursions ex-Munnar such as Marayoor (Sandalwood Forests - 40 kms), Top Station (Highest view point in the area - 40 kms). Visit Kannan Devan Tea Museum and Attukal Waterfalls (8 kms from Munnar).

  • Day 3 Proceed to Kumarkom. Possible visit to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.

    Proceed to Kumarkom (150 kms - 4.5 hrs). Kumarakom is a destination renowned for lakeside experience offered by premium / luxury hotels. Visit the Kumarakom bird Sanctaury (Boating, 1.5 hour walking trail, Bird watching) OR enjoy the lakeside experience.

  • Day 4 Proceed to Alleppey boat Cruise Jetty. Alleppey round houseboat cruise.

    Proceed to Alleppey houseboat Jetty (33 kms - 1 hr). Alleppey is renowned for its lakeside and backwaters and character and what gives Kerala the name "Venice of the East". Reach before 12 noon. Alleppey round of Houseboat Cruise. Overnight stay in Alleppey Houseboat.

  • Day 5 Departure

    Disembark at the jetty at 10 AM and depart to Cochin (75 kms) for onward journey.