Cherai is a popular beach town in the Cochin city which is called the queen of Arabian Sea. The beach has an attractive golden sandy shore which is 15 km long. Cherai is a blend of beach and backwater. You can enjoy captivating beauty of both the sea and lakes in this town. This sun-kissed beach provides you with various beach sports and entertainment activities. Munnar, the blessed hill station with mist covered hills, valleys, gardens, plantations, forests, waterfalls, and a lot more is a heaven on earth. Munnar gives you an attractive landscape in every direction. You can also spot various wild animals and birds in the areas near the forest. Thekkady is the best wildlife destination in the state. You can find different species of Tiger in the tiger reserve inside the Periyar national park along with various endangered and nearly extinct animals and birds.
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Kerala is referred to as God’s own country for a reason. It has a lot of attractive destination for North to south and east to west. Both Cherai and Munnar are two popular vacation destination around Kerala. Cherai is one of the most visited beach and beach town in the state. It’s sea, backwaters, and the sandy shores provide you the best relaxing vacation. The beach is ideal for swimming and sunbathing. You can also enjoy fresh seafood from the town. While in Munnar you can relax and calm your mind with its constant cool climate and alluring backdrop. Enjoy trekking and mountain biking through the muddy trails in the hill stations. Also go for fun activities like rock climbing, swimming, etc. In Thekkady, you can spot a large collection of animals including different species of Tigers, elephants, deer, leopards, and Bison in the Periyar national park.
Arrive at Cochin. Our cab driver will pick you up from the airport or railway station and take you to the relaxing beach destination, Cherai. This tropical paradise located 25 km away from Cochin is the bliss of nature with an amazing beach bordered by long coconut palms, paddy fields, fresh delicious seafood, and backwaters.
You’ll be transferred to your resort. After check-in, you can rest for some time and later in the evening spend your time on the beach enjoying and watching the sunset. Pleasant stay at the beach resort overnight.
In the morning after breakfast, our cab driver will 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.