A short trip to get a glimpse of Kerala is the Best Of Kerala Tour Package of 3 Nights and 4 Days which take you to the sprawling tea plantations & picture-book towns of Munnar, then an enchanting experience of Houseboat cruise through backwaters of Alleppey and on way back explore the history of international influence of Cochin.
Cochin & Cochin
Upon arrival will meet and proceed to Munnar. Munnar – as the name itself states, Munnar is the confluence of three mountain streams – Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Munnar is situated at 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, picture-book towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities make Munnar a popular resort town. En-route to Munnar from Cochin you have the opportunity to enjoy the scenic beauty of Cheyyappara waterfalls, Valara waterfalls, Cardamom Plantations and Tea plantations. Check in to the hotel and evening at leisure. Overnight Munnar
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Munnar which includes Mattupetty Dam (boating at own cost, coordinate with driver), Echo point where the natural Echo phenomenon is always happening, Honeybee Tree, Anamudi Peak view point (highest peak in south India standing at a height of over 2700 m), Kundala Dam and Lake, the Eravikulam (Rajamalai) National Park which is a 30 minutes’ drive away from Munnar town (where you can see Nilgiri Tahr the rare species of Mountain Goat), Tata Tea Museum, Rose Garden and Blossom Park. Overnight Munnar
After breakfast proceed to Alleppey to check into houseboat at 12 Noon. Houseboat Cruise through the backwaters is the most enchanting holiday experience in the world. Step aboard and the native oars men will take you to an amazing world of delights and tranquility with a blend of nature in its entire traditional splendor pampering all your senses and rejuvenating your body. Start cruising through the Punnamada Lake, venue of the famous Nehru Trophy Boat Race. Enter the enchanting waters of the Vembanad Lake; enjoy the panoramic views and the glimpses of the life along the banks. Also enjoy traditional Kerala cuisines. Overnight Houseboat
After breakfast checkout from houseboat and proceed to Cochin. Sightseeing at Cochin include Fort Kochi with huge cantilevered Chinese fishing nets (believed to have been introduced in Kochi by Chinese explorer Zheng He between 1350 and 1450 AD.), St. Francis CSI Church (Oldest European church in India), Jew Town with 16th century Jewish Synagogue (closed on every Fridays and Saturdays and Jewish Holidays), Mattancherry Dutch Palace, built by Portuguese in 1555 (Closed on every Fridays), Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica and drop to the Railway Station/Airport for onward journey, Say good bye to Kerala with wonderful memories of a beautiful vacation with Ebenezer Holidays Pvt. Ltd.