Kerala Wildlife and Backwaters


Wildlife & Backwaters – Budget 2N Munnar and 1N Kumarakom
Day Wise Itinerary

Day Wise Itinerary

A perfect blend of Hill station and the backwater, Munnar , Alappuzha 02Nights Munnar & 01Night at Kumarakom, Day cruise on a Houseboat Here is how you will spend your time

Day 1

Day 1: Arrival At Cochin & Proceed To Munnar – (130 Kms – Approx 4 Hrs)

  • Welcome to Cochin Airport & proceed to Munnar. A breathtakingly beautiful – haven of peace and tranquility which cannot be portrayed in a single canvas. Situated at 1,600 m above sea level with unending expanse of tea plantations, pristine valleys and mountains, you’re often up above the clouds watching veils of mist clinging to the mountain tops. Among the exotic flora found in the forests and grasslands here is the Neelakurinji/Strobilanthes. This flower which bathes the hills in blue once in every twelve years, will bloom next in 2018.
  • On the way to Munnar visit Cheeyappara & Valara waterfalls. The Cheeyappara Waterfall cascades down in seven steps. Valara has a chain of waterfalls surrounded by thick green forests.
  • Overnight stay at hotel

Day 2

Day 2: Munnar Sightseeing

  • After breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Munnar.
  • Visit Eravikulam National Park, where you can see the rare species of Nilgiri Tahr/Mountain Goats. The Eravikulam National Park stands out for the stark beauty of its rolling grasslands and sholas, spread over 97 sq km in the Kannan Devan hills.
  • Second, visit Mattupetty Dam, a storage concrete gravity dam built in the mountains. Mattupetty offers many fascinating sights to relish. Besides the tea plantations & the rolling grasslands, the Shola forests in and around Mattupetty are ideal for trekking and are habitat to a variety of birds.
  • Later visit Kundala Dam, the famous Neela Kurunji flowers which bloom once in twelve years, bloom in the hills and valleys around Kundala lake.
  • En route visit Echo Point & Pothamedu View Point. Echo Point always has a greenish look as it is covered with abundant green sceneries. View Point is perfect to enjoy the spectacular beauty of the coffee, tea & cardamom plantations. They are an adventurous destination, which will be a perfect choice for those who love to have a nature walk or trekking.
  • Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 3

Day 3: Munnar To Kumarakom – (150 Kms – Approx 4 Hrs)

  • After breakfast, check out from hotel & proceed to Kumarakom – an enchanting backwater destination set in the backdrop of the Vembanad Lake, the largest freshwater lake in Kerala.
  • Check in at hotel & later out for sightseeing to visit the bird sanctuary spread across 14 acres, a safe home for domestic & many migratory birds such as Egrets, Darters, Herons, Teals, Waterfowls, Cuckoo, Siberian Stork, Wild Duck etc.
  • Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 4

Day 4: Departure

After breakfast, check out from hotel & transfer to Cochin airport for departure, back to home with beautiful memories of God’s Own Country.