Summary of

Colors of Kerala

Duration: 8 Days/ 7 Nights

Major Attractions: Tea Estates, Houseboat tour, Hill station, Waterfalls, Palm-fringed backwaters

Destination Covered: Kochi (Cochin), Munnar, Kumarakom, Houseboat, Athirapally, Kochi

Tour Summary

Kerala is rapidly becoming one of Asia's most popular tourist destinations. This tour will provide you with many unique experiences and memories to last a lifetime, with miles of tranquil shoreline, emerald backwaters, paddy fields, waterfalls, exotic cuisine, and friendly people. With the Colours of Kerala Tour, explore the different hues of Kerala, including the tea gardens of Munnar, the palm-fringed backwaters of Alleppey and Kumarakom. The colonial systems of the Jewish synagogue and the Dutch Palace, as well as the Alleppey fisherman's villages, all add different human shades to show. The colonial buildings of the Jewish synagogue and the Dutch Palace, as well as the Alleppey fisherman's villages, all incorporate different human shades to display Kerala's Colours.

Detailed ltinerary

DAY 1

Kochi: Welcome to God’s own Country!

You will be received at Kochi airport, assisted and transferred straight to your hotel. After brief leisure, you may visit the colourful old spice market and markets on M.G. Road. Evening you may enjoy Sunset cruise followed by a traditional Kathakali dance performance. 

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DAY 2

Kochi - Munnar (148 kms – 4 ½ hrs drive)

Morning after breakfast proceed towards Munnar, undoubtedly one among the most famous destinations of Kerala. Enjoy your days in sprawling tea plantations, pristine valleys and mountains of the lofty Western ghats. En-route you will visit Spice Plantations, Valara & Cheeyappara waterfalls. On arrival at Munnar, check-in at your hotel. Remaining time is at leisure till next morning.

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DAY 3

Munnar

After a sumptuous breakfast, proceed for a tour to Eravikulam National Park where you can see the very rare mountain goats also called as the “Nilgiri Tahr”. Later you may explore the fascinating sights around Mattupetty Dam. You may also enjoy boating and horse riding at Mattupetty Lake. You may also enjoy trekking and bird watching in The Shola forests. Afterwards visit Echo Point, View Point & Tea Gardens.

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DAY 4

Munnar - Kumarakom (158 kms. – 4 hrs. drive)

Morning after breakfast you will be transferred straightway to Kumarakom. Kumarakom is located on the banks of the Vembanad Lake in the Kuttanad region and renowned for its natural beauty. It is an ideal base to experience the typical Kerala lifestyle. On arrival, check in at your backwaters resort situated in the heart of emerald backwaters. Remaining day is at your own discretion to enjoy different water sports and Ayurvedic massages at your resort.

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DAY 5

Houseboat

At appropriate time houseboat will report at your resort. Later check in at your beautifully decorated houseboat (Kettuvallam) to begin your journey through enchanting backwaters. The houseboat cruise in backwaters is among the most exciting tourism products of Kerala. Since Kerala has large stretches of backwaters with plenty of natural sceneries (but only few interesting monuments for sightseeing), sailing through the houseboat makes it a wonderful experience. Enjoy the day sailing through the narrow emerald backwater canals of Kumarakom/Alleppey. Stay overnight in your luxury houseboat.

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DAY 6

Kumarakom – Athirapally (150 kms./4 hrs drive)

Morning you will be transferred straightway to Athirapally, situated on the edge of Sholayar forest range. The main highlight of Athirapally is the breathtaking 80 ft high waterfall which is often referred as the “Niagara Falls of India”. On arrival, check-in at your hotel. Remaining day is at your own discretion.

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DAY 7

Athirapally

During the day visit Thumpurmuzhi Gardens and Charpa & Vazhachal Waterfalls. You may enjoy fishing in the river or may visit a tribal village during the evening.

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DAY 8

Kochi departure (78 kms – 02½ hrs drive)

At appropriate time you will be transferred to Kochi airport for your onward journey. The tour ends.

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