Backwaters Beaches Tours
Places Covered : Mumbai – Cochin – Munnar – Periyar – Kumarakom – Cochin – Mumbai
Duration : 08 Nights/09 Days
Day 01: Arrive Mumbai
Meeting upon arrival and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon city tour of Mumbai covering Gateway of India, Marine drive, Open air laundry (Dhobi Ghat), Prince of Wales Museum and Gandhi Museum. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Mumbai – Cochin
Transfer to airport for flight to Cochin. Meeting upon arrival and transfer to hotel. Afternoon proceed for a city tour of Cochin visiting Jewish synagogue, Mattenchery Dutch Palace, Jew Town and Fort Cochin area. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Cochin
Morning cruise on back waters of Cochin visiting Bolghatty Palace, Chinese Fishing nets to see the fisher folk in their colourful costumes. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Cochin – Munnar
In the morning drive to Munnar (150 Kms / 3.5 hrs) – one of the most beautiful hill stations located at a height of 1800 meters. Check in at hotel. The area is full of tea plantation, vast variety of Flora and Fauna, rivulets and waterfalls and abundance of wildlife. Afternoon visit the local observatory and walk through the tea plantations. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Munnar – Periyar
In the morning drive to Periyar (135 Kms / 3.5 hrs). Upon arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon visit nearby wild life reserve by boat known for its Elephants and other wild animals. Also visit nearby Spice Market. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 06: Periyar – Kumarakom
In the morning drive to Kumarakom (115 Kms / 3 hours). Upon arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon at leisure. OR Optional – Ayurvedic Herbal Oil massage at the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Kumarakom
Early in the morning visit the nearby bird sanctuary. Rest of the day at leisure. OR Optional – Ayurvedic Herbal Oil massage. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 08: Kumarakom – Cochin – Mumbai
Morning drive 85 kms / 3 hours to Cochin airport in time to connect flight to Mumbai. Upon arrival in Mumbai, meeting and transfer from Domestic to International airport for your flight to onward destination.
Day 09: Departure Mumbai