Compelling Munnar and Thekkady

Overview: 

Plan a memorable trip to the Southern state of Kerala that boasts of natural beauty in abundance. Start your exhilarating experience with a visit to Munnar - a hill station with verdant valleys and expansive tea estates. Later,  travel to Thekkady and explore its aromatic spice plantations. Here, enjoy a boat ride and partake in several adventure activities, like trekking and rock climbing in the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary to make your trip a fun-filled one.

Package Itinerary: 

Day 1: Arrive in Cochin | Drive from Cochin to Munnar (135 km/approx. 5 hours)
Upon arrival at the Cochin Airport, a Yatra representative will be there to greet you and provide assistance in boarding the designated vehicle that will drive you to Munnar.
An exotic location, Munnar is popular across the country for its tea plantations sprawling across its diverse landscape. With lush green valleys and rolling hills, the region is an idyllic getaway for nature lovers.
After a comfortable journey from the airport to the hotel in Munnar, check-in and take some rest. You can spend the remaining day either relaxing in the hotel room or going for a nature walk in the beautiful surroundings of this hill station. Retire to the hotel in the evening to stay overnight.
Day 2 : Sightseeing in Munnar
After enjoying your breakfast at the hotel, gear up for a full-day sightseeing tour of Munnar. Surrounded by lush greenery and lofty mountains, this hill station has lots in store for its visitors, making it one of the most sought-after destinations in the country. Some of the prominent attractions of this place are the Eravikulam National Park, Nyayamakad Waterfalls and Mattupetty Dam.
After exploring the natural beauty of Munnar, return to the hotel and take a good night’s sleep.
Day 3: Drive from Munnar to Thekkady (130 km/approx. 4 hours)
Soon after relishing a delectable breakfast, proceed towards Thekkady, which is well known for its Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and spice plantations. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel and freshen up. In the afternoon, head out for a spice plantation tour (Charges applicable). The scented aroma of spices like cardamom and pepper will certainly tickle your senses. Some of the other spices that are grown here are cloves and cinnamon.
 
Retire to the hotel in the evening and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 4: Activities in Thekkady
Soon after breakfast, you may choose to indulge in adventure activities, like bamboo rafting, border hiking and trekking. For an adrenaline rush, you can also partake in other activities like wildlife train and hiking. Tourists also have an option of enjoying a boat ride (on direct payment basis) on the artificial lake in the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. This natural reserve is spread across an area of about 925 sq km and serves as a haven for wildlife. With rich biodiversity and scenic beauty, this park is certainly a paradise for nature lovers as well as wildlife enthusiasts. The presence of the beautiful artificial lake enhances the beauty of this park.
 
After a thrilling experience all day long, return to the hotel and sleep the night away.
Day 5 : Depart from Cochin

After having breakfast, check-out from the hotel and leave for the Cochin Airport to board your return flight.

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