2: Munnar : Visit to Rajamala- house
of the highly endangered mountain goats - the Nilgiri
Thars. To Marayoor to visit the Muniyaras (Caves)which
dates back to the new stone age. On the way back visit
the sandalwood forests and Lakkam water falls which
is accessible by a short trek through the forest.
Overnight in Munnar.
3: Munnar : Morning to Top Station.
Top Station offers panoramic view of the neighboring
state of Tamil Nadu. Then to Echo point and Mattupetty
Dam. Speed boating facilities are available here.
The dam is flanked by forests and wast expanse of
grass land on one side and the Kundala tea plantation
on the other. After noon at leisure.
- Periyar (wild life sanctuary & Spice plantation)
(120 kms/ 3 ½ hrs). By 12 noon at Thekkady.
Proceed for a spice plantation tour and by evening
at Periyar lake around which the sanctuary is built,
for boating. This is the only sanctuary in India where
you can have the unique experience of viewing the
wild life at close quarters from the safety of a boat.
Stay in Thekkady.
5: Periyar - Kumarakam (Backwaters).
Drive to Kumarakam. By 12 noon check in at the backwater
resort in Kumarakam. Afternoon at leisure. Evening
visit the Kumarakam bird sanctuary. Overnight stay
6: Kumarakam –Alleppey. By 12
noon check in at the house boat in Kumarakam for a
22 hour house boating through the legendary backwaters
of Kerala to Alleppey. On the way you will witness
a full range of lifes and activities and some mind
boggling sceneries. Overnight in the house boat. House
boat is a private boat with fully furnished spacious
bath attached bed rooms, private balcony, dining room,
hygiene kitchen and side decks to capture the beauty
of the back waters.