• Visit the Athirapally waterfalls.
• Excursion to Chalakudy.
• Visit the Salim ali birds' sanctuary in Thattekad.
• Opt for cycling in Thattekad & Kayaking on the Periyar river.
• Enjoy boating & shopping near Mattupetty dam.
• Visit the Tea museum & tea garden in Munnar.
• Experience the one of its kind Gavi tourism in Thekkady.
• Enjoy water sports on the Mararikulam beach & boat cruise in the Kumarakom backwaters.

Day 1

Cochin - Athirapally = Approx. 80 KM Athirapally - Chalakudy = Approx. 25 KM

Arrival transfer from Cochin airport to the hotel in Athirapally. Arrive, check in and enjoy your lunch by the restaurant facing Athirapally waterfall. Later leave for Chalakudy. Visit Kauthuka Park, Holy Land & Thumboormuzhy Dam. While returning visit the Thumboormuzhy Butterfly Garden, Vazhachal fall & Athirapally waterfall.

Overnight stay: Athirapally

Meal: Lunch & Dinner

Day 2

Athirapally - Thattekad = Approx. 75 KM

After breakfast, transfer from Athirapally to Thattekad. Visit to the Salim Ali Birds' sanctuary for bird watching. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, is home to over 270 species of birds, including all the endemics. Mottled Wood Owl, Spot-bellied Eagle, Owl Malayan, Night Heron, Sri Lanka Frogmouth, Rusty-tailed Flycatcher, Grey-headed Bulbul, Nilgiri Wood Pigeon are some of the rarer species found here. Also, opt for Kayaking on the river Periyar. A kayaking trip amidst these great swathes of forests is an ideal sport for those inclined to be adventurous and explore the bio-diversity within these forests. In the evening you can opt for a leisurely cycling around the property. Return back to your camp and spend the evening at your leisure.

Overnight stay: Thattekad

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3

Thattekad - Munnar = Approx. 70 KM

After breakfast transfer to Munnar. On arrival in Munnar visit Mattupetty Dam where you can opt for motor boat ride, Echo point, Tea factory & you can do some shopping of tea, coffee, cashews, homemade chocolates and spices near Mattupetty Dam.

Overnight stay: Munnar

Meal: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 4

Munnar - Thekkady = Approx. 85 KM

Post breakfast proceed towards Thekkady. On arrival free time for shopping at Kumily Spice Market. In the evening enjoy the traditional Kairali show (Kathakali dance show & Martial art show)

Overnight stay: Thekkady

Meal: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 5

Thekkady

Today experience Gavi Tourism from morning 06:30 AM to evening 05:00 PM. This is one of the most popular programmes in Thekkady. The jeep safari to Gavi a picturesque land is the major off-the-track destination ideal for a wilderness retreat replete with trekking, birding, canoeing and facilities forwarding. This biological garden with hills and valleys, tropical forests, sprawling grass lands, sholas, cascading waterfalls and cardamom plantation is home for many endangered species like lion tailed macaque, nilgiri tahrs etc. and they can be sighted also. Experience Trekking through forest under trained Guide after breakfast. Return by 12:30 to have South Indian Vegetarian Lunch and there after boating in Gavi Lake (row boat), visit Cardamom Plantations and Curing house, Sabarimala view point. Return after evening tea by 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM. Additional entry charges applicable for Car/Jeep, Camera, Movie camera, Entry fee for Indian Nationals & Foreign Nationals.

Overnight stay: Thekkady

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6

Thekkady - Kumarakom = Approx. 140 KM Kumarakom - Marari = Approx. 30 KM

Early morning post breakfast, check out from the resort and visit to the Periyar reserve. You can opt for Boat cruise on the Periyar lake. Later proceed for Kumarakom and check in at the hotel. In the late afternoon visit to Mararikulam beach. You can opt for Aqua sports on beach such as speed boats or water scooters (on own). Rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight stay: Kumarakom

Meal: Breakfast Only

Day 7

Departure transfer to Cochin Airport

Tour ends.

Overnight stay: None

Meal: Breakfast Only

• 01 Night's accommodation in Athirapally with Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
• 01 Night's accommodation in Thattekad with Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
- Complimentary Kayaking for 01 hour.
- Complimentary Cycling for 01 hour.
- Complimentary Plantation Visit.
- Guided bird watching in the morning from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.
• 01 Night's accommodation in Munnar with Breakfast and Dinner.
• 02 Nights' accommodation in Thekkady with Breakfast & Dinner and one Lunch at Gavi.
• Entry Passes to Gavi (Gavi Entry Pass entitles you to a Guide, Boating, Animal & bird watching, Visit to cardamom plantation, cardamom processing, Vegetarian breakfast, Lunch & Evening tea & snack. Reporting time at Vallakadavu Check Post: 06:30 AM)
Activities at Gavi:
- Trekking, Wildlife Watching,
- Bird Watching,
- Safaris through Jungle Roads,
- Boating in the Gavi & Kochupamba Lakes,
- Leisurely walk through the Spice Gardens,
- Visit to Cardamom Factory.
• 01 Night's accommodation in Kumarakom with Breakfast.
• All Transfers & Sightseeing by AC Innova as per the itinerary.
• 01 Carton of Water Bottles, 01 Bottle of Sanitizer & 01 Packet of Wet Wipes placed in the car on Day 01.
• All currently applicable taxes.

Experiential-Kerala

Hotels Included

DESTINATION HOTEL NAME HOTEL CATEGORY ROOM CATEGORY
Athirapally Rainforest Resort Experiential Luxury Room
Kumarakom KTDC Water Scapes Experiential Canal View Room
Thattekad Hornbill Camp Experiential Tented Cottage
Thekkady Springdale Heritage Experiential Deluxe Cottage
Munnar Ecotones Camps Experiential Premium Room

Costing

OPTION VALID FROM VALID TO BASED ON PAX TRAVELLING SINGLE TWIN TRIPLE EXTRA CWB CNB INFANT
Experiential Kerala 01-04-2016 30-09-2016 2 0 36400 0 18400 18400 10700 0
Experiential Kerala 01-04-2016 30-09-2016 4 0 32300 0 18400 18400 10700 0

Notes

• The cost mentioned is per person based on twin sharing. • Packages are not valid on long weekends, Diwali dates, Christmas / New Year's eve. • Child policy: - Child below 05 years will be complimentary at all the mentioned hotels. - Child between 06 - 10 years can be accommodated with or without bed (if there are 02 Kids between 06 - 10 years in one room then 01 extra bed is mandatory) - Child above 10 years will be considered as Extra adult with bed.

• Air/Ship fare or any kind of transportation not mentioned in the inclusions.
• Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips etc.
• Guide charges & Entrance Fees.
• Lunch.
• Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances, etc.
(To be borne by the guest and has to be paid directly)
• Anything not mentioned under Inclusion.

• Any change with initial query will attract change in cost.
• On tour vehicle breakdown would be considered as per the situation. AC does not function while driving on hills.
• The above mentioned hotels will be confirmed as per availability or similar hotels will be provided with guest’s consent prior to the booking.
• Check -in/Check-out time will be on hotel policy and the same will be reflected in the hotel voucher.
• Cancellation policy will be conveyed once the booking is confirmed.
• Rooms are subject to availability.
• All rates & bookings subject to availability.
• Rates are subject to change.
• Tour confirmation only on receipt of full payment.
• Please request your guests to kindly carry their proper Photo ID proof. (e.g.: Passport, driving license, Voter's ID)

Destinations

  • Athirapally
  • Thattekad
  • Munnar
  • Thekkady
  • Kumarakom