025: KER05: KEX: W20
6 Days I 5 Nights
Day 01: Cochin Arrival and Proceed to Kumarakom (110Kms/ 2 ½ hrs)
A coastal drive to the backwater village of Kumarakom. A cluster of little islands on the Vembanad Lake, and is part of the Kuttanad region. The bird sanctuary here, which is spread across 14 acres is a favourite haunt of migratory birds and an ornithologist’s paradise. Egrets, darters, herons, teals, waterfowls, cuckoo, wild duck and migratory birds like the Siberian Stork visit here in flocks and are a fascinate the visitors. On arrival check-into Abad Whispering Palms.Familiarise with the Resort and the facilities. overnight stay.
Breakfast at the Hotel. Wake up to the tunes of Birds. Full Day Free for Nature and Independent activities. Village Walks, Canoe Rides, Sunset Cruise- to name a few. Or indulge yourself in a rejuvenating Ayurvedic Massage.
Day 03: Kumarakom – Thekkady (140kms/4 hrs)
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and take a beautiful drive from the plains to the green mountains of the Nilgiris. Rubber, Coffee and Cardamom plantations and tea gardens will follow. Arrive at Abad Green Forest, in Kumily, one of the entrance door for the Periyar Wildlife Reserve. Afternoon, explore the beauty of nature, the flora and fauna of the region with a Cruising on Lake periyar – one of the popular ways to see wildlife at close quarters. This reserve is an established tourist spot and home to elephants, bison, sambar, wild boar, langur etc. with unending Chains of hills and spice-scented plantations. Evening Free for a Stroll in the Spice Town of Kumily. Return to your hotel. overnight stay.
Day 04: Thekkady – Marari Beach (160 kms/4 ½ hrs)
Breakfast, those who are a bit adventurous can go on a Bamboo rafting -a community-based initiative including the tribal community. This excursion takes the participants into the remote areas of the Periyar National park through trekking and a peaceful and relaxing bamboo rafting. This is a very good opportunity to experience the Flora and Fauna of the region or go on a spice plantation tour where you can touch, smell and taste almost all the spices seen worldwide. Due to its location in the lower mountains around 1000 meters above sea level, Periyar is blessed with numerous types of spices. Drive Down to Marari Beach. overnight stay at Abad Turtle
Day 05: Marari Beach
Little-known, Earlier, Marari beach, not far from Alleppey in Kerala, is ideal for anyone for lazing around. an undeveloped “hammock beach”. While the beach is usually peaceful, it tends to become crowded with locals on weekends and holidays. Full day Free for Sun and Sand -take a stroll around the village, Indulge in Resort activities, or try a rejuvenating Ayurvedic Massage. Overnight stay.
Day 06 Marari – Cochin Airport (100Kms/ 2.5 Hrs)
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out tour ends with a departure transfer to Cochin International Airport.
|PLACE||# NIGHTS||ABAD HOTELS||ROOM CATEGORY||MEAL PLAN|
|KUMARAKOM||02||Whispering Palms||Garden View Cottages||Bed and Breakfast|
|THEKKADY||01||Green Forest||Jungle Cottages||Bed and Breakfast|
|Kumarakom||02||Turtle Beach||Beach Cottage||Bed and Breakfast|
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