Munnar and Thekkady are two popular tourist destinations in the Indian state of Kerala. They are known for their stunning natural beauty, lush green landscapes, and a range of outdoor activities. Here’s an overview of both places
- Explore the scenic beauty & attractions of Munnar.
- Pass through the fragrant Spice Gardens of Thekkady.
- Spend time bathing the baby elephants at the Elephant Camp.
Welcome to your Kochi, popularly known as “THE QUEEN OF ARABIAN SEA”. Upon arrival at the Kochi international airport / Ernakulam Railway Station start on your journey to the hill station of Munnar. Cosseted by lush greeneries, guarded by captivating hills and mountains, and fringed with never-ending tea plantations, Munnar is also known as the ‘Nature Lover’s Paradise’ and will surely hold you captive throughout your stay. On the way you can visit Cheeyappara Waterfalls and Valara waterfalls
Arriving in this hilly retreat, you will be checked-in to a hotel or a resort.
Overnight stay in Munnar
After a delightful breakfast, get ready to leave for a full day sightseeing tour of Munnar. Smell the aroma of tea plantations in Munnar and spot the elusive Nilgiri Tahr at Eravikulam National Park, or Visit Tea Museum enroute visit Tea Estates. Head to Rose Garden and Mattupetty Dam. Later visit Eco Point, The Blossom Hydel Park and Munnar Botanical Garden. After visiting the attractions, you will be driven back to the hotel for a comfortable stay. Overnight stay in Munnar
Relish the lip-smacking breakfast at the hotel, check-out and we will drive you to a next highly picturesque destination Thekkady. Enroute visit Spice Plantation.
On arrival, check-in at the hotel and relax for some time. Later walk on the street on Thekkady and visit Elephant Junction to enjoy Elephant Ride and watch Elephant Bathing in evening be mesmerized by a live show of Kalaripayattu (Kerala Martial arts) (On Direct Payment basis) After visiting the attractions, you will be driven back to the hotel for a comfortable stay. Overnight stay in Thekkady
Early morning, proceed for a wildlife expedition in the jungles of Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.
Note: Entry tickets to the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and boat ride charges are to be borne by the guests.
Later proceed to hotel . Savour the flavourful breakfast and then check-out from the hotel. A unique experience of soul probing expedition through the lush state with this breath-taking Kerala package ends today. You’ll be transferred to the Kochi Airport / Ernakulam Railway Station as it’s time to say goodbye to Kerala with truckloads of memories.
- Accommodation in the mentioned or similar hotels.
- Daily breakfast at all places. Rest of the Meals, if any, as per the above.
- All transfers and sightseeing by AC Vehicle. (Please note that AC will be switched off during hills)
- All toll taxes, parking charges, driver allowances.
- All currently applicable hotel taxes except GST @ Current Rate
- Any Air or Rail fare.
- Any other meal not mentioned in price includes.
- Tips & Porterage.
- Any monument entrance fees, camera fees, guide charges.
- Any expenses of personal nature.
- GST @ Current Rate
Munnar is best visited between October and March when the weather is pleasant, and the tea gardens are lush and green.
Some of the popular attractions in Munnar include the tea gardens, Mattupetty Dam, Anamudi Peak, Eravikulam National Park, and Attukal Waterfalls.
Visitors can enjoy trekking, boating, wildlife watching, and visiting tea factories to learn about the tea-making process.
The nearest major airport is Cochin International Airport, and the nearest railway station is Aluva. From there, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Munnar.
It’s a good idea to book accommodations in advance, especially during the peak tourist season to ensure you have a place to stay.
Thekkady is a year-round destination, but the best time to visit is from September to March when the weather is pleasant.
Thekkady is famous for Periyar National Park, where you can go for wildlife safaris, boating in the Periyar Lake, and explore spice plantations.
You can go on a jungle safari, take part in boat rides, trekking, and explore the vibrant spice gardens.
The nearest major airport is Madurai Airport in Tamil Nadu, and the nearest railway station is Kottayam. From there, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Thekkady.
It’s recommended to book activities like wildlife safaris and boating in advance, especially during the peak season, to secure your spot.
Yes, there are entry restrictions, and you’ll need to obtain entry permits to enter Periyar National Park. These can be obtained at the park’s entrance or online.