ATHIRAPPALLY WATERFALLS - MUNNAR – THEKKADY – KUMARAKOM
Looking for a holiday in an absolute serene and nature locale where you could wake up watching birds visiting your balcony and singing from among the forest canopy and green trees? No doubt, our Tree Life Retreats is a perfect choice for you.
Day 01 – Arrival | Kochi to Athirappally:
On your arrival at Kochi airport or railway station, our representative will meet you to pick you up and drive you to the Athirappally Waterfalls. Check in to your scenic tree house, go exploring the romantic beauty of this waterfalls and take time to get refreshed. On the way, you may also come across the rare species like the endangered Hornbill. Spend the rest of the day at leisure in your tree house and watch the rare birds lovely singing for you. Dinner and overnight stay is at your tree house in Athirappally.
Day 02 - Munnar:
After breakfast, transfer to Munnar (05 hours journey). On the way, you will be guided by pepper, cardamom, tea plantations. Enroute, you may also visit the Eravikulam National Park and watch the Nilgiri Tahr. Check-in at your tree house and spend the rest of the day at leisure in your nest and enjoy the beautiful serenity of Munnar. Dinner and overnight stay at your tree house in Munnar.
Day 03 –Thekkady:
After breakfast, go for a Tea plantations walk and watch ladies plucking the tender tea leaves. Then visit Anayirangal Dam to watch the beautiful scenery of elephants and other rare species like Nilgiri Tahr, grizzled giant squirrel and white bison quenching in harmony in this beautiful location of serenity. The place is surrounded by tea plantations and evergreen forests. A trip to the splendid reservoir will be an unforgettable experience.
Drive towards Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, situated on the south of Periyar river. Dinner and overnight stay in your tree house in Thekkady.
Day 04 –Kumarakom:
Early morning, you may enjoy a boat safari through the Periyar Reservoir making a round visit to the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. The reservoir has Kerala´s only tiger reserve close by. After this you have the option of going for an elephant ride and bathing the elephant and also getting a shower from it.
Post lunch, you drive towards west and reach Kumarkom - a cluster of little islands on the Vembanad Lake. Dinner and overnight at your backwater resort in Kumarakom.
Day 05 – Kumarakom | Houseboat:
Early morning around 6.00 am, proceed for Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary visit. A 14 acres bird sanctuary- a haven for a host of migratory birds like Siberian stork and many others including Egrets, darters, herons, teal, waterfowl, cuckoo, wild duck etc is the hall mark of Kumarkom. You can either go walking inside the sanctuary or take a canoe trip around the islands. In early morning, you have the best chances of spotting the birds.
Check in to the houseboat for an enchanting backwater cruise on the canals and rivers of the backwaters. Enjoy our complimentary lunch on the houseboat and go on for the cruise through the narrow water ways. Dinner and overnight stay is on the houseboat in Alleppey.
Day 06 - Kumarakom – Kochi | Departue:
After breakfast check out from the houseboat and drive to Kochi for your return journey. On the way, visit the elephant training centre and the adjacent botanical garden in Kodanad, situated on the southern banks of Periyar river. Kodanad is one of the largest elephant training centres in Kerala and serves now as one of the premier elephant training centers in Kerala. Make an idle walk along the tranquil shores of Periyar river, take a deep breath and enjoy the beauty of natural life.
Get transferred to Cochin airport or railway station for your flight or train back home. Take the lifelong sweet memories of your Treelife Retreat trip in the “God´s own Country” with you. Hope you had an unforgettable journey with Taj and Malabar.
*For personalised packages with more or less days, please feel free to contact us directly.
|Your Tour Includes:|
|Accommodation in premium tree houses, hotels or homestays as per itinerary on twin /double sharing basis.|
Backwater cruise on A/C Deluxe Houseboat as per itinerary.
1 night accommodation on A/C Deluxe Houseboat on twin /double sharing basis.
|Complimentary daily buffet breakfast in hotels and in Houseboat.|
|All arrival, departure, sightseeing as per itinerary by air conditioned vehicle.|
|Complimentary Kerala dish buffet lunch and candlelight buffet dinner on houseboat.|
|English speaking driver.|
|Tuktuk drive in Alleppey.
|All cultural shows and cooking demonstration in Thekkady.|
|All taxes, tolls, parking, driver bata and fuel charge.|
|Children below 5 years are free.|
|An individualised tour consultant with 24 x 7 availability.|
|Any meals and services other than those specified.|
Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
|International/Domestic airfare and visa.|
|Entrance fees and guides.|
Arranged on Request:
|Lunch/Dinner in your hotel.|
Entrance fees during sightseeing.
|Guides (English/your language).|
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