This short tour of Kochi (Cochin), Munnar, Thekkady and Kumarakom is meticulously handcrafted to show highlights and hidden gems of Kerala—God’s own country.
The journey will start in the cosmopolitan city of Kochi. A cluster of islands and mainland all connected through ferries and bridges, Kochi remains a testimony to the various Dutch, Jewish, Portuguese colonies settled there over centuries. Fort Kochi Beach, Hill Palace Museum, Santacruz Basilica, St Francis Church, VOC Gate, Davis Hall, Bastion Bungalow, Chendamangalam Palace Fort, Holy Coonan Cross Church, Pierce Leslie Bungalow, and Pallipuram Fort are some of the interesting places you must visit during your stay in this wonderful land.
From Kochi you will be heading towards the rolling mountains of Munnar. Carpeted with tea plantations, the place exemplifies the breath-taking beauty of the lower Western Ghats. Amongst the splendour of the rolling clouds, the landscape seems engulfed in a thousand shades of green.
Thekkady is the next destination, and the beautiful Periyar National Park. This is home for the majestic Bengal Tiger, along with more than 60 other species of mammals, 350 species of birds, and many species of fish, amphibians and reptiles.
Three hours’ drive away from Thekkady lies the peaceful hamlet of Kumarakom—the last destination of this fascinating journey. Situated on the edge of the charming Vembanad Lake, the place is world renowned for its enchanting backwaters that have attracted travel enthusiasts from all corners of the globe.
From natural wonders to historic significance, sumptuous cuisine, and quaint accommodation, every element of this tour will surely leave a lasting memory on your mind.