Morning transfer to New Delhi domestic airport to board flight for Cochin (departing at 0600 hrs). Arrival Cochin at 1040 and drive to Periyar.
Thekkady Periyar is South India’s most popular wildlife sanctuary, encompassing an area of 777 sq km. Set on the attractive man-made Periyar Lake; it attracts over 300,000 visitors a year. Though the sanctuary was made a part of Project Tiger in 1973, it is better known for its elephants.
On arrival check in at the hotel Green Wood or similar Afternoon boat ride on Lake Periyar, and see the wildlife around the lake as you cruise along its banks. Apart from elephants, bison, sambar, wild boar, langur, otter and flying squirrel are common. There are also 246 species of birds and 112 species of butterfly.
Evening visit the spice plantations . Your naturalist will explain the various spices like pepper , cardamom cinnamon , nut meg.
Overnight at Periyar
After breakfast, drive to Kumarakom.
Check in at BACKWATER RIPPLES
An unbelievably beautiful paradise of mangrove forests, emerald green paddy fields and coconut groves interspersed with enchanting waterways and canals adorned with white lilies. Situated on the Vembanad Lake, in this small water world you'll come across plenty of traditional country crafts, boats and canoeswhich will take you into the heart of the scenic lake. The resorts offers comfortable accommodation and exclusive leisure options (on payment basis) like an Ayurvedic massage, yoga, meditation, boating, fishing, angling and swimming.
Overnight at Kumarakom
At 1200 hrs , board a House boat for an over night cruise to experience the village life and backwaters of Kerala (Punnamada Backwater Resort).
Lunch at Houseboat.
HOUSEBOATS, popularly known as “Kettuvalam” is converted from a traditional rice barge. While cruising to Alleppey you will see the glimpses of village life of the people living around the backwater area. You may watch palm-lined bank and narrow stips of land that separate the waterways and the constant quiet traffic of valam (small boats) are typical.
Dinner and overnight on board.
At 0930 hrs, disembark house boat at Alleppey and drive to Cochin airport to catch flight for onward journey.
* subject to Group formation. Individual departures can be booked on self preferred dates also.
|Number of Persons traveling together||Twin Sharing (Per Person)||Single Room (Supplement)||Current Airfare (Extra) .Sectors
Delhi – Cochin
|1 person||-||48000||Dynamic airfares available. Best airfare will be provided at the time of booking|