Kerala With Difference -Homestays (Off The Beaten Track) for 11 Nights / 12 Days from TSI Holidays
Duration: 11 Nights / 12 Days.
Places Covered: Kochi (Cochin)- Kothamangalam – Munnar – Chinnar-Periyar (Thekkady) – Kanam – Alapuzzha (Alleppey)- Olavipe – Kochi (Cochin)
Day 01 Arrival Kochi (Cochin)
On arrival at Kochi airport, traditional welcome and transfer to Hotel. Check-in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 Kochi
After breakfast, visit Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, St Francis Church & Chinese fishing nets and Bolgatty Palace. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03 Kochi – Kothamangalam (58Kms / 1Hr 30Mins)
After breakfast, drive to Kothamangalam . On arrival, check-in at home stay. Later visit Local Churches, temples, view Rubber tapping and processing in the Mundackal estate, fruits and vegetable garden and later experience the Indian cookery with Mrs. Daisy. Overnight at home stay.
Day 04 Kothamangalam – Munnar (90Kms / 2Hrs)
After breakfast visit plantations and take a short trek to the local village to interact with the local people. Later drive to Munnar. On arrival, check-in at resort. Overnight at resort.
Day 05 Munnar – Chinnar (50Kms / 2Hrs)
After breakfast drive to Chinnar wild life sanctuary. On arrival, check-in at resort. Later trek inside the sanctuary and stay overnight in camp.
Day 06 Chinnar – Periyar (Thekkady) (160Kms / 4Hrs)
After breakfast, transfer to Periyar. Check in at the Resort. Evening enjoy Elephant Safari/Kalarippayattu Show (optional). Overnight stay at Resort.
Day 07 Periyar
Morning 0700 hrs proceed to the boat landing and proceed for the Bamboo Rafting, a dawn to dusk trekking program through the forest for a close encounter with the Wildlife. Overnight at resort.
Day 08 Periyar – Kanam (70 Kms / 2Hrs)
After breakfast, transfer to Kanam and check in at Kanam Estate. Afternoon spend a day with The Elephant. Overnight at Kanam Estate.
Day 09 Kanam – Alapuzzha (Alleppey) (House Boat) (70Kms / 2Hrs)
After breakfast, transfer to Alappuzha and board traditional houseboat at 12:00 noon for overnight cruise within Alappuzha backwaters. Overnight in houseboat.
Day 10 Alapuzzha – Olavipe (30Kms / 1Hr)
After breakfast disembark from houseboat at 0900 hrs and transfer to Olavipe. On arrival, check-in at Olavipe Homestay on the backwaters. Rest of the day free for village activities. Overnight at home stay.
Day 11 Olavipe
Free at leisure for village activities like fishing, Farm visit, country boat ride. Overnight at home stay.
Day 12 Olavipe-Kochi Airport ( 55Kms / 2Hrs)
After breakfast transfer to Kochi airport to catch your return flight.
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