Plantation Tour of Kerala tour traces the place like Cochin known for its spice plantation, Kumarakom famous for its rubber plantation and birds species. You will be spellbound by the Munnar’s exotic scenic beauty, enjoy wildlife safari at Periyar and will be filled with rejoice by the serenity of the picturesque vista from the houseboat in Alleppey surrounded by lush green meadow and walk along the sandy shores of Kovalam.
Day 1: Cochin Arrival
After your arrival at airport you will be received by our representatives. After that you will be escorted to your pre-booked hotel. Check into the hotel and relax. Overnight stay in Cochin.
Day 2: Cochin
In the morning, proceed to visit Dutch Palace built by Portuguese where you will come across temples, beautiful paintings and frescos, Indo-Portuguese Museum which preserves some priced artifacts made of silver and wood and Jewish Synagogue which houses rare antiques like silver and gold crowns, copper plates and many other. Later on visit St Francis Church with picturesque vista, stunning architecture reflecting grandeur of old world and their tradition. Next visit will be at Fort Kochi where you will come across Chinese Fishing nets which are found only in Cochin except China and it reflects the past relations of kings of both the countries. Return back to the hotel and enjoy your dinner.
Day 3: Cochin – Munnar (126 km)
After having breakfast the tour will head towards Munnar a hill station with scenic beauty. On reaching there, check into the hotel and relax for a while. Post short break explore the local areas and enjoy your day. Stay overnight.
Day 4: Munnar
Post breakfast full day excursion of Munnar will begin which is a great place for nature lovers. Visit Mattupetty Lake and Dam with boating facilities, Attukal offering panoramic views of waterfall and hills and is a great place for trekking, Eravikulam National park offering picturesque nature’s vista, panoramic views and is famous for its Neelakurinji Flowers which blooms once in 12 years and the mountain slopes covered with purple colored flower is sight to behold. It is a great place for nature lovers where you can enjoy trekking. Return back to the hotel and enjoy your dinner.
Day 5: Munnar – Periyar (84 km)
Post refreshing breakfast you will be transferred to Periyar. On arrival, check into the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Stay overnight.
Day 6: Periyar
After having breakfast visit Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary which preserves many wildlife species and form where you can view the entire area from the boat, Periyar River surrounded by tea and coffee plantation flowing through the center of the village, explore the spice garden and get to know about the various spices like Cardamom, Pepper, Coffee, and Clove. Later on visit Pullumedu surrounded by vast stretched out dense forests and many plantations and Murikkady famous for its wide varieties of spices where you feel yourself in lap of nature. Return back to the hotel and enjoy your dinner.
Day 7: Periyar – Kumarakom (113 km)
The next tour destination of plantation tour of Kerala will be Kumarakom. On arrival, check into the hotel and take a short break. After that visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary home to many birds and migratory birds like Siberian Crane, Teal and many other. After that enjoy boat ride at Kumarakom Lake where you can have a closer view of the birds and Kumarakom Backwaters surrounded by lush green vast stretched forests, Aruvikkuzhi waterfalls a great picnic spot where you can observe the entire island from a boat. In the evening enjoy sunset view at Kumarakom Beach and return back to the hotel. Stay overnight.
Day 8: Kumarakom – Alleppey (32 km)
After having breakfast you will be escorted to Alleppey. Relax for a while in hotel and then visit Alleppey Beach with the shores covered in white sand and the water of Arabian Sea look imposing. Next visit Vembanad Lake and enjoy boat ride and after that you will be boarded on houseboat to enjoy the Kerala Backwaters where you will be spellbound by the view of tall palm trees covering the bright sun, emerald green paddy fields, calm water, rustling sound of trees and will feel yourself close to nature. Enjoy the cruise and hospitality of house boat as it has all the facilities like a luxurious hotel. Night stay will be in houseboat.
Day 9: Alleppey – Kovalam (159 km)
Post refreshing breakfast you will be transferred to Kovalam. On arrival, check into the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Stay overnight.
Day 10: Kovalam
Start your day with breakfast and then visit Lighthouse Beach where the main attraction is lighthouse which offers spectacular views of the surroundings, Hawah Beach still retaining its natural beauty and Samudra Beach where the atmosphere is quiet and you can meditate for hours. Next visit will be at Vellayani Lake where annual boat races are held during festivals and then enjoy the mesmerizing sunset view at Edakallu. Return back to the hotel and enjoy your dinner.
Day 11: Kovalam – Trivandrum (16 km)
After having breakfast you will be escorted to Trivandrum airport for your ongoing flights.
Accommodation and meals will be provided on twin sharing basis.
Well trained chauffeur for your comfortable tour.
Well maintained transport with air-conditioning facility.
Boat ride at Lakes.
Monuments and sightseeing charges.
Houseboat in Alleppey.
Extra sightseeing charges.
Medical bills in case of any unfortunate.
Flight cancellation charges.