Romantic Escape In Kerala - 06 Days / 05 Nights
Munnar rises as three mountain streams merge – Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. 1,600 m above sea level, this hill station was once the summer resort of the erstwhile British Government in South India. Sprawling tea plantations, picturesque towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities make this a popular resort town. Among the exotic flora found in the forests and grasslands here is the Neelakurinji. This flower which bathes the hills in blue once in every twelve years, will bloom next in 2018. Munnar also has the highest peak in South India, Anamudi, which towers over 2,695 m. Anamudi is an ideal spot for trekking.
The very sound of the word Thekkady conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hills and spice scented plantations. The Periyar forests of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India. Spreads across the entire district are the picturesque plantations and hill towns that nestle beautiful trails for treks and mountain walks.
There are over 1965 flowering plants including 171 grass species and 143 species of orchids here. The only south Indian conifer, scientifically known as Podocarpus Wallichianus, grows in the forests of the Periyar Tiger Reserve.
Fauna: Mammals: More than 60 species are found here which include the Asian Elephant, Bengal Tiger, Indian Bison, Sambar Deer, Indian Wild Dog, Leopard, Barking Deer and the Smooth-Coated Otter which can be sighted during a boat cruise in the Periyar Lake. The Nilgiri Tahr is confined to the higher rocky areas whereas the endangered Lion Tailed Macaque can be found in the interior evergreen forests. Both the Bonnet Macaques and Nilgiri Langur can be seen foraging from the trees near where the boat lands.
Flaunted as one of the excellent beaches in the state, Cherai beach is just at the distance of 30 km from the city of Cochin. Located on the north-end of the Vypeen Island in Kochi, a picturesque Cherai beach is a perfect blend of the sea and the backwaters. Dotted with seashells of several shapes and hues, this beach looks more beautiful with green groves and paddy field. Chinese fishing nets on the waterfront and thick coconut groves add charm to this place. This enchanting beach is one amidst the must-see spots for tourists. It has a coastline of 15 km, which makes it different from other beaches. Swimming and sunbathing are popular activities that make it a tempting option for someone to get away from the clamor of city life.
Day 01: Cochin – Munnar
Upon your arrival at Kochi airport/ Ernakulam Railway Station in Kochi, you will be assisted by our representative in getting transferred to Munnar. The scenic drive from Kochi to Munnar will let you catch the glimpse of wondrous landscape of Kerala. Enroute, enjoy the cascading Valara and Cheeyappara waterfalls amidst lush green surroundings. After you reach Munnar, you will be transferred to your hotel where you check in and then relax for a while. The remaining part of the first day of your Kerala tour package is at leisure. You can just stay indoors with your family and take rest or explore the nearby attractions of Munnar. As the day ends, enjoy a comfy overnight stay with your family at the hotel.
Tip: Go out for the nature walks with your family and kids in serene environs of Munnar
Day 02: Munnar Sightseeing
After a scrumptious breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a full day sightseeing tour of Munnar.
This Munnar, Kerala family package lets you explore the lush green tea and spice plantations of Munnar including the famous Tata Tea Museum in Munnar (Open all days except Monday from 09:00 am to 5:00 pm). After the tea gardens, you will get to visit the Eravikulam National Park which is also known as the home for endangered mountain goat- the Nilgiri Tahr. Mattupetty Dam, Photopoint view, Echo point, and boating in Kundala Lake are some other enchanting places in Munnar that you will get to visi
Day 03: Munnar to Thekkady
After breakfast at the hotel in Munnar and then check out from the hotel as now you will be transferred to Thekkady, which is a delightful place in Kerala for nature and wildlife lovers. After the check-in, you can relax and unwind for a while. Visit Spice Garden Tour, Kathakali dance shows in the evening, Stay at Thekkady
Day 04: Thekkady
After breakfast do the jungle safari in the popular Periyar National Park which is also known as Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. A jungle safari with family in Periyar National Park will rejuvenate the wildlife lover in you. Be prepared with your cameras as here you will have the best chance of spotting leopards, deers, wild bears, hyenas and other wild animals, up and close. At the end of the day, you will be transferred back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 05: Cherai
After a hearty and healthy breakfast, check out from the hotel and embark on the journey towards your next destination- Cherai. – one of the best beaches in the state, The clean sandy beach that is comparatively un crowded makes it a popular picnic spot for honey moon couples and families alike. Cherai beach is famous for dolphin watching as well. Overnight Stay at Cherai.
Day 06: Departure transfer: The fifth day of your holiday package in Kerala starts with a breakfast and transfer to Cochin.
Upon arrival at Cochin, drop at Cochin Airport or Ernakulam Railway Station in Kochi. Back to home with sweet memories of your tour.
- Accommodation on twin sharing basis on Breakfast plan stated above.
- All transfers and sightseeing arrangements by A/c Etios/ Dezire Vehicle is for Transfer and sightseeing as per above sightseeing
- Services of English/ Hindi -speaking driver
- Driver Allowance, toll, parking fee, Night halt charges, inter- state permit and govt. applicable service tax
- Honeymoon Freebies – Bed Decoration, Candle Light Dinner & Cake
- Gift Hamper from Prasanna Holidays
- Air Fare/ Train Fare
- Any meals other than those specified in Cost Includes
- Expenses of personal nature such as Tips, Telephone calls, Laundry, Liquor etc
- All Current Applicable Taxes
- Guide and Entrance fees during sightseeing
- If Gala dinner on 24th Dec and 31st Dec is compulsory It will be on extra cost.