Periyar NP Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF INDIA 2633

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Kathakali Dancer

Day 1: Kochi

Welcome to Kochi and the start of your India holiday with us. After you have passed through customs and bagage collection we will be there to meet you and transfer you to your hotel. Overnight at The KIllians breakfast (Relax and Breath)

Sunset at Fort Kochi

Day 2: Kochi

Morning half day city tour including visit to Chinese fishing nets . The includes the visit to Dutch Palace built by the Portuguese for a local King in 1555 A.D. The famous Jew Street, a cul-de-sac leading to the beautiful Parsi Synagogue built in 1568. A walking tour of Fort Cochin will take you through the streets still graced with traces of Portuguese, Dutch & British colonial architecture. Evening visit to see kathkali dances. Overnight at The KIllians breakfast (Relax and Breath)

Jewish Market

Day 3: Kochi

Day at leisure. Overnight at The KIllians breakfast (Relax and Breath)

Day 4: Kochi - Periyar NP

Today we drive south to Periyar, South India’s most popular wildlife sanctuary and home to bison, antelopes, sambar, wild boar, birds and even the odd tiger! Kumli, close to the sanctuary and where you will stay, is a pretty little town dotted with small spice and handicraft shops. Evening nature walk. Overnight at Elephant Court (Patio room)

Chinese nets at sunset

Day 5: Periyar NP - Munnar

Today you will enjoy a tranquil boat ride, drift silently along the water's of Lake Periyar, spotting wild elephent herds and many of the varied wildlife the park has to offer.Later on we drive east to to Munnar - a quaint hill station nestled on the verdant slopes of tea plantations, that exudes a rare old world charm and reminds one of the days of the Raj in its elegant splendour. At a height of 1525 metres, Munnar offers breathtaking views of the surrounding hills.Enjoy tour of Munnar - Tea Garden and Tea Museum. Overnight at Tea County (Deluxe room)

Tea pickers

Day 6: Munnar - Alleppey

Today we drive to Allepey and embark houseboat for a journey through the backwaters in and around Allapuzha (Alleppey). The boat will cross shallow, palm-fringed lakes and cruise along peaceful canals where copra and cashews are loaded onto local boats. The on-board cook will prepare locally-inspired food. Relax, read and catch some sun as the boat plies it’s route. Overnight AC Luxury Houseboat

Alleppey sunset

Day 7: Alleppey - Kumarakom

Disembarking at Allepey today we drive to Kumarakom. Overnight at East end Lake Song (Punnamada house)

Sunrise boat trip

Day 8: Kumarakom

Day at leisure

Local house

Day 9: Kumarakom

Transfer to Kochi Airport

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last updated - 21 Dec 2014 3:26 PM