Luxury 12 days trip to Cochin-Munnar-Thekkady-Alleppey-Marari

Cochin - Munnar - Thekkady - Alleppey - Marari

Start your journey enjoying and exploring the breathtaking backwaters of Kochi, while getting personalized Ayurvedic massages on Trident’s luxurious retreat on Willingdon Island. Watch the setting sun on a private cruise by the Brunton Boatyard Hotel, sipping cocktails in Kochi’s harbour.
Famous for it’s tea and spice plantations on picturesque hills, Munnar, the lush green hill station, is only 4 hours away from Kochi. Each resort offers it’s own unique experience of the quaint and verdant charm of Munnar. Fly in a helicopter above the wonderful landscape and enjoy some cooking classes by the campfire at the best luxury resorts.
A 3-hour drive from Munnar, Thekkady is nestled comfortably between evergreen forests of the Western Ghats. Thekkady is blessed with several luxury hotels that surround the majestic Periyar National Park. Experience the thrill of seeing a tiger on your private safari, and walk or raft through the diverse habitats there with a trained guide giving the best opportunities of spotting unique wildlife. You can also stay in the cozy cottages of Cardamom County offering spas and a broad range of outdoor activities, so you can truly enjoy your visit.
Famous for its backwaters and proximity to the coast, you can’t miss living in one of Alleppey’s luxurious houseboats cruising a network of canals and lagoons. It often gets busy here but exploring the beautiful backwaters through the offbeat routes can be one of the most mesmerizing experiences one can have.
Once done in the backwaters, take an 11 km drive from the main city to relax in the infinity pool at the Xandari Pearl. It overlooks the white sandy beach of Marari that is lined with coconut trees.
Soak up the sun and take a break before taking off to Kochi.


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Kochi has a good mixture of multiple ethnicities, races, and religions. The majority of architectural heritage has Portuguese and Dutch origins. The places to visit are the Mattancherry Palace, Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica and the Bolgatty Palace. Kochi is also known for its beautiful backwaters with gorgeous houseboats floating on them.

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Trident, Fort Cochin

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Day 1-2   

Day 1: Your trip to Kochi starts with a visit to the Mattancherry Palace, also known as the Dutch Palace followed by the St. Francis Church, Fort Kochi, and Bolgatty Palace. Fort Kochi is a small village along the Arabian coastline and is famous for the Chinese Fishing Nets. There’s a synagogue that’s famous too. End the day seeing some traditional dance at the Kerala Kathakali Centre.

Day 2: The second day of your trip can be spent by the sea visiting many of the beaches. One could go to Willingdon Island, Cherai Beach, Fort Kochi beach or the Veeranpuzha Beach. The evening can be spent doing shopping at MG Road and Lulu Mall followed by enjoying the picturesque promenade at Marine Drive which is an extremely popular hangout spot.

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Hailed as the 'Kashmir of the South', Munnar's weather is pleasant year-round and has a vast green cover. You can sip tea at a plantation and admire the sea of green around you. You can spend time, boating at the Atukkad Falls; or head to the Eravikulam National Park. Do visit the Anamudi Peak, which is the tallest mountain in southern India.

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The Panoramic Getaway

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Day 3-4   

Day 1:
Start the day at any of the lush green tea plantations that Munnar has on display. Make a visit to the town’s Tea Museum where you can capture the town’s history of this beverage. If you're in the mood for water sports, visit the Mattupetty Dam. The evening can be spent in a boat ride at Kundala Lake.

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If day one was all tea, the 2nd day is all about animals and adventure. With forests, national parks and sanctuaries, Munnar is filled with a wide range of flora and fauna. Visit the Eravikulam National Park, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary and the Carmelagiri Elephant Park. If this doesn’t sound interesting, you can indulge in a couple of treks and camping events followed by some adventure sports.
End your day with dinner at the Saravana Bhavan

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Private Car from Cochin to Munnar.

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Part of the Periyar National Park, Thekkady is famous for its Tiger reserve. On a safari, you might get to see the Sambar, Striped Necked Mongoose, and Nilgiri Marten. Bamboo Rafting here gives you get the chance to spot animals that come to the lake for water, as well as take in the beauty of the evergreen forest of Periyar.

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Aanavilasam Luxury Plantation House

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Day 5-6   

Day 1: The Periyar National Park is a to-go place if you’re in Thekkady. You can enjoy an Elephant ride and visit the spice plantations. If you’re in the mood for walking, the park offers a host of hikes and nature walks. The best part of the park is saved for the night as you can enrol yourself for a jungle night patrol. This isn’t one for the faint hearted!

Day 2: We explore the rest of Thekkady by starting the day with boat rides at Periyar Lake followed by the special bamboo rafting that the place is famous for. For those who don’t like to walk much, there are jeep safaris that give you a tour of Thekkady. In the evenings you can watch a Kathakali dance show, the Kadathanadan Kalari & Navarasa Kathakali being popular and dine at a local resturant

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If you want to see the best of Kerala backwaters, then Alleppey is the place to be. Known for houseboat cruises along the rustic Kerala backwaters, a network of tranquil canals and lagoons it is a popular honeymoon destination. The Alleppey lighthouse that has a museum and the best view of Alleppey from the very top.

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Abad Whispering Palms

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Day 7-8   


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Private Car from Thekkady to Alleppey.

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A charming local beach for quiet days and nights, with a handful of hotels and more possibilities for homestays. Couples and loungers will appreciate the tranquillity.

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Marari Beach Resort

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Day 9-12   

Day 1: The whole culture of Marari seems tailored to help you simply unwind and relax. Walk through the wildflower meadows or get a kerala oil massage.Day 2:  Spend the second day relaxing by the beach, you can also possibly spend time with the regional chefs in Marari on the best way to incorporate spices.Day 3 : If you haven't been to Fort Kochi or the Backwaters you could make a day trip from Marari

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Private Car from Alleppey to Marari.



inclusions & Exclusions


-All accommodation with breakfast where included-All travel-All taxes-Guide fees


-Misc and personal expenses-Monument fees

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