Departure & Return Location - Kochi or TrivandrumDeparture Time :: 3 Hours Before Flight Time
Athirapally is home to the magnificent waterfall in the Gods own country, Kerala. It is one of the finest waterfalls in whole India. Athirapally is often mentioned with Vazhachal which is another beautiful waterfall just 5 km away. And within this 5 km distance that separates Athirapally and Vazhachal, there is another waterfall named Chapra which is a seasonal waterfall.
These beautiful falls lay beside the forest in Chalakudy of Thrissur district. The path to the waterfall is lined by dense forest. It’s a 30 km distance from Chalakudy to Athirapally. This journey is going to be spellbound with the neighboring jungle and the cool forest wind. The 80-foot high waterfall is surrounded by greenish hill ranges and large rocks. The sound of the water falling down from this height sparkling water splashes all around could be heard even from a distance.
In this four-day tour package, you are going to spend two days in Munnar, one day in Thekkady, and one day exploring Fort Kochi. In Munnar, you’ll get to enjoy the beauty of hill stations in Kerala along with sports activities like trekking, hiking, Mountain biking, rock climbing, etc. In the vast tea gardens of Munnar, you can go for cycling or a long walk and taste the best tea of your life.
Thekkady is loved as a tourist destination for the activities one can do there. You can go for bamboo rafting, boating, and trekking. And the main attraction here is the Periyar wildlife sanctuary where you can see numerous protected wild beasts.
Arrive at Cochin international airport or the nearest railway station. From there, our cab driver will pick you up and take you to Munnar, the most romantic hill station of Kerala. Sights on the way include CHEEYAPPARA and VALARA WATERFALLS. Cheeyappara waterfall is on your way 45km before you reach Munnar. Rock on which fall flows forms seven steps on the way, making the waterfall a spectacular vision by water pounding on each layer. And in a 12 km distance before Munnar, you can see Valara falls from the highway itself. The waterfall is covered by thick forest and rocky hills which make it hard to access the fall. Once you reach Munnar, check in to your hotel for the overnight stay.
After breakfast, our cab driver will take you towards the rolling hills around Munnar. This morning you can go hiking up to the Eco-point, Kundala Lake, Mattupetty Dam, and also boating. And in the afternoon visit Eravikulam National Park and the Tea Museum in the middle of the vast plantation. The park will be closed from February to April as it is the breeding season of the endangered Nilgiri Tahr. Evening Sightseeing continues to Hydel park and Munnar market if you have more time and energy. And at nightfall, you’ll be taken back to the resort for the overnight stay.
On the third day after having your breakfast, your driver will take you to Thekkady which is 120 km away from Munnar. Thekkady is well-known for its tea and cardamom plantations. The beauty of Thekkady lies in the lap of PERIYAR LAKE especially PERIYAR WILDLIFE SANCTUARY (our advised timings 1:45 pm or 3:30 pm on that same day or next day morning 7:30 am). Other attractions and activities in Thekkady include Kathakali and Kalaripayattu (ancient dance and martial art forms) and elephant safari. After the day’s visit, you’ll be driven back to the hotel/resort for overnight stay.
This morning after breakfast our cab driver will take you to the mini metro city of Kerala- Cochin. This city is called the queen of the Arabian Sea. Cochin present before you the remnants from her renowned days as you move through Fort Kochi, Mattancherry Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Jew Town, Old Spice market, St.Francis church, Santa Cruz Basilica, and Chinese Fishing Nets. Kochi has historical as well as the modernized importance since one part of the city is rapidly developing while history resides on the other.
After the day’s visit, the cab driver will drop you at the Cochin airport or railway station according to guest departure timings.