ITINERARY NO: 8D-TT05
Trivandrum( Arrive )- 01 Kanyakumari - 01 Rameswaram - 01 Madurai - 01 Thekkady - 02 Munnar - 01 Alleppey - Cochin Drop
Duration: 08 DAYS/ 07 NIGHTS.
Arrive Trivandrum - Trivandrum to Kanyakumari LocalOn arrival at Trivandrum, you will be transferred to Kanyakumari. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Visit Vivekananda Rock that houses a memorial dedicated to Swami Vivekanan .The Memorial is built at the convergence of the Indian Ocean, the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. Kanyakumari is a place where you can enjoy Sun rise and Sunset from the same point, something special to remember. Enjoy Sunset of Kanyakumari from the tip of India, overnight at Hotel.
Distance between Trivandrum to Kanyakumari 110 Kms (3.5 hours) by road
Kanyakumari to Rameswaram Local
After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Rameswaram. En-route visit Thiruchendhur Murugan Temple. Arrive Rameswaram. Rameswaram is famous for Lord Rama's temple at Tamil Nadiu. Check in at Hotel. The presiding deity is the Linga Of Sri Ramanatha Swamy, which happens to be one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of India. After check in, set to Pamban Bridge - which on the Palk Strait connects Rameswaram to mainland India. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Distance between Kanyakumari to Rameswaram 320 Kms (7 hours) by road
Rameshwaram to Madurai Local
Early Morning Darshan at Rameshwaram Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, was constructed during the 17th century. Ramanathaswamy Temple. Agni Theertham Temple - The sacredness of the place makes it a popular bathing spot with the pilgrims. Ideally a bath at Agni Theertham precedes the visit to the Ramanatha Swamy Temple. Dhanushkodi Temple – It is believed that the bridge was built by the monkey forces of Lord Rama to access Sri Lanka. Gandamadanaparavtham - the highest point in the island. The devotees believes that lord Rama's feet was placed on the stone. An earmark of the footprint is there. After breakfast check out from hotel and proceed to Madurai. Upon arrival transfer and check in at hotel. Overnight stay will be Madurai.
Rameshwaram to Madurai distance is 180 Kms (4.5 hours) by road
Madurai to Thekkady LocalMorning transfer to Thekkady (Periyar) (4 hrs drive). Thekkady has one of the world's most fascinating natural wildlife reserves noted for its geography, diverse wildlife and scenic beauty. Arive at Thekkady and check-in at Hotel: Later afternoon boat ride on the Lake Periyar where one can have a unique experience of viewing wildlife at close quarters from the safety of a boat on the lake. The greatest attraction of Periyar, however are the herds of wild elephants that come down to play in the lake (Wild life viewing is always dependent on one's good fortune). Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Sightseeing:- visit periyar wild life sanctuary where you can see wild elephant, boar, deer, the great Indian tiger and more, mullaperiyar dam and spice plantations tour where one can shop exotic spices.
Madurai to Thekkady distance is 150 Kms (3.5 hours) by road
Thekkady to Munnar LocalCheck out from hotel and leave for Munnar. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Munnar is located at the confluence of 03 rivers as the very name signifies. The sprawling tea plantations and picturesque towns make Munnar a popular hill resort town in South India. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Sightseeing:- Enroute visit Kodanadu elephant care centre, Cheyyara waterfalls, Valara waterfalls, Attukadu waterfalls, Spice plantations etc.
Distance between Thekkady to Munnar 110 Kms (2.5 hours) by road
Munnar Local sightseeingIn the morning start the sightseeing of Munnar visiting the tea plantations, Tea Museum, the Eravikulam National park home of the endangered Niligiri Thar (Ibex), followed by visit to the Mattupetty dam, the the Kundala Lake and other scenic spots. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Sightseeing:- Eravikulam National Park (Raja Malai), mattupetty dam, tea estates, eco point, spice plantation, rose garden, photo point, honey bee tree, tea museum, blossom park, kundale dam and top station
Munnar to Kumarakom
Morning breakfast and check out from hotel. Drive to Kumarakom & check-in at hotel. Visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, an ornithologist’s paradise, is a favourite haunt of migratory birds like the Siberian Stork, egret, darter, heron and teal. Overnight at Hotel in Kumarakom.
Distance between Munnar to Kumarakom is 170 Kms / 5.5 Hours by road
Munnar – Alleppey Houseboat
Morning leave for Alleppey to enjoy a boat cruise tour in Alleppey Houseboat. Rest of the day at leisure on the House Boat which is world's major tourist attraction. Sit back and relax while the boat cruises through the narrow serene backwater canals of Alleppey. We can see here in breathing green, the village slumbers by the Vembanad Lake. On cruise scenery flashes up vivid contrasts of lush green and deep blues. As the boat glider along the gorgeous green of the fringed palms the ripples in the blue water blend in to little wavelets. Lunch, Evening Tea/ Coffee with snacks, dinner all are provided inside the houseboat. Overnight stay will provide on House Boat. Note: • The cruise commences at 1230 hrs with lunch served on board and continues till dusk. At dusk the boat will anchor in a wide waterway or lake for the night (The backwaters close to boat traffic at dusk as the fisherman lay their nets in the backwaters. Other boats are not allowed to ply in the backwaters after dusk. On the following day the cruise commences again after breakfast and the guest will be dropped at Alleppey by 0900Hrs. Overnight stay at hotel.
- Houseboat check in at 12Noon and cruises till 5PM, Boat will be anchored till 8AM and cruises till 9AM for checkout
- For A/C Houseboat, A/C will be operating from 9PM till 6AM only (All houseboat related inclusions are applicable only if the Itinerary is including Houseboat stay)
- Cruise Time : 6 hrs.
- Bed Rooms : 01, 02 or 03 Bedroom as per room occupancy
- Boarding @ : 12.00 pm
- Ac will be operational from 09.00 PM to 06.00 AM
Distance between Munnar to Alleppey is 190 Kms / 6.5 hours by road
Alleppey to Cochin DepartureAfter breakfast, enjoy a small cruise through the lake. Later at 0900 Hrs, boat arrives at Alleppey finishing point jetty. Check out from houseboat and we drive to Kochi Airport/Railway Station.
Distance between Alleppey to Cochin is 85 Kms / 1.5 Hours by road
Note: If any unavoidable incident occurs while on Tour, PLEASURE HOLIDAYS will not hold any responsibility
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|A/C Name||Pleasure Holidays||Pleasure Holidays|
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