South India Eco Tours
Places Covered : Cochin – Thekkady – Kumarakom – Cochin
Duration : 05 Nights / 06 Days
Day 1 : Arrive – Cochin
Arrive at Cochin airport/station and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon free for leisure. Enjoy a sunset cruise at Taj Malabar, Cochin. Dinner at the Waterfront Cafe. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 : Cochin – Thekkady
After breakfast at the hotel, depart for a sightseeing city tour of Cochin – Fort Cochin, Spice Markets, Antique shopping, Synagogue and Chinese Fishing Nets. Return to the hotel for lunch.
After lunch, depart to Thekkady by road. Arrive at the Taj Garden Retreat, Thekkady, in time for dinner. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Thekkady
After breakfast go for a Spice Plantation Tour in the morning. After lunch at the hotel, enjoy a boat ride in the beautiful Periyar Lake. Return to the hotel for a screening of wildlife movie, followed by dinner. Overnight at the hotel
Day 4 : Thekkady – Kumarakom
Early morning, trek to the jungle followed by breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, depart by road to Kumarakom.
Arrive at Kumarakom and check-in at the Taj Garden Retreat, Kumarakom, in time for lunch. Afternoon, free to enjoy the facilities at the hotel. You can swim, fish, go boating or opt for a rejuvenating Ayurvedic massage. Dinner will be provided at the hotel restaurant or on the lawns. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5 : Kumarakom – Cochin
After an early breakfast, go bird-watching followed by a backwater cruise. Depart for Cochin – by boat to Thaneermukham jetty and then proceed in a car – to Taj Malabar, Cochin in time for lunch.
Afternoon free to relax . In the evening, enjoy a sunset cruise at Taj Malabar. Return to the hotel for dinner at the Waterfront Cafe. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6 : Depart – Cochin
After breakfast transfer to the nearest airport/station for your journey back home.