Travelxploria has come up with a Munnar-Thekaddy-Alleppey trip that allows you to visit the jungles, backwaters helping you to explore the uniqueness of these 3 cities.We have made preparations to make this trip a memorable one for you.This tour package covers not just hill station, but also a trip to wildlife sanctuary and stay in the famous houseboats in the backwaters. Be it a visitto the Alleppey beaches to just to relax and watch the sunrise or sunset; we have it all lined up for you asper the package chosen and your personal preferences. Highlight of this packaged tour is houseboat ride on the backwaters of Alleppey also called Alapuzha. The houseboats are kitted out with all amenities for stay, including beds, kitchen, and sitting/dining area. Travelxploria assures you to help you in covering these major tourist destinations of Kerala within a specified time frame and will make sure that everything mentioned in the itinerary as proposed by us to you is covered.
₹ 10,975/- per person
Your trip starts with landing at Cochin airport or railway stations and head towards Munnar around 130 kms away. The trip to Munnar either by hired taxi or bus is an enchanting experience.One gets to see not just tea garden, coffee estate but also rubber plantations and spice gardens. A brief stopover at theCheeyappara Waterfalls and Valara waterfalls especially in monsoonseason when water is full is recommended.
After a good night sleep and a scrumptious breakfast at the hotel. head out for a tour of Munnar and its surroundings. Visit local markets in Munnar and do some souvenir hunting or simply dowindow shopping, Thereafter head out to visit beautiful locations like Mattupetty Lake and Dam, Kundale Lake, Echo Point,Rose Garden, Photo Point,Blossom Gardens.Visit to Tea Museum set up by Tata Tea (if you are a tea lover) is highly recommended.Follow it up with visit to Pallivasal/Pothamedu and Rajamalai. Afterlunch head out to Eravikulam Wildlife sanctuary, the last refuge of Nilgiry Thar goatand admire the flora and fauna. Spend some time there and return to hotel for a Kerala style or your choice in dinner and retire for the day.
After early breakfast head towards Thekkady, the wildlife hub and spice capital of Kerala. The 110 km distance is covered in nearly 4 hours drive. The journey takes you through some of the most beautiful lush green hills and valleys of Western Ghats. Saver the site of wild animals in their natural habitat, visit spice gardens and if time allows go for a holisticayurvedic massage to rejuvenate yourself. After lunch visit Periyar lake and wild sanctuary. A jeep safari inside Periyar National Park after payment of tickets accompanied by forest guides is highly recommended.As evening approaches enjoy boat ride on the lake watching wild animals and then retire to a nearby hotel for the night.
After an early Kerala style breakfast head out to Alleppey; the Venice of the east. Reach Alleppy by hired bus or taxi to enjoy the famous back waterchannelswhere houseboats complete with all civic amenities ply the channels. If you can afford, stay in a houseboat for a night andget a glimpse of still working ancient Chinese fishing nets; coconut groves, plantations, and temples; feasting your eyes with beautiful scenery.Or stay in a hoteland take a boat ride, and relax for the rest of the day, then feast on delicious Kerala style dinner before retiring for the night.
Rise early and have a sumptuous breakfast. Then pack up completely before checking out of the hotel, based on timing of flight or train to your hometown. Head homefromAlleppey with memories of this trip clicked in a smartphone or camera.
How the Kerala backwater houseboat tour is different from other Kerala tours?
Kerala backwater houseboat tour lets you to discover the best lures of Kerala in a houseboat. It allows you to see the dense forests, lush green hills, huge lakes, and green valley’s etc. via he houseboats. The highlight of Kerala backwater tour is that the houseboats fully kitted with bedroom, kitchen, and sitting area to make your journey incredible Kerala, the god’s own country memorable. One can also opt for Train, Bus or Airplane to reach the popular tourist spots of Kerala; but the experience on A houseboats is something different. We can arrange the best suited houseboats for you, if you have the budget to make your Kerala backwater tour successful and memorable.
What happens when I arrive in Kerala?
No matter, how do you reach Kerala via train, bus or plane; as you arrive we will ensure that our representatives are present there to meet you. All You need to do is acknowledge to our representative as he/she will be carrying a placard bearing your name. After meeting our representative, we ensure that your transport facility is arranged so as to take you to the desired hotel, as per your requirement. We also keep track of the entire Kerala tour itinerary as our representative accompanies you to almost all the places you try to ensure that your travel experience is a memorable one.
What about Kerala's Temperature & Climate?
The temperature in Kerala's normally varies as per tourist destinations chosen. The temperature is low at highland areas; temperature at coastal areas can go up to 28 degrees to 32 degrees centigrade. Climate of Kerala is classified into four seasons namely Summer, Winter, South West Monsoon and North East Monsoon. Summer season lasts from end of February to end of May with light rain. Winter season starts from December till February end with least rain. South West Monsoon starts from June and continues up to September with very heavy rainfall. North East Monsoon lasts from October to December. In monsoon the humidity is high.
What about Kerala's cuisine?
Kerala is known for its cuisine and many hotels and restaurants delicious varieties. Though vegetarian dishes are available but non-vegetarian dishes are most popular here. Kerala s known for its sea food that is available everywhere. Some of the best-known cuisines are Meen Vevichathu, Spicy Fish Curry, Fish Molee, Malabar Bryani, Meen Molee, Lobster Fry and many more.
What about my personal security?
Kerala is one the safest states in India. You can wander freely and security checks are available everywhere in Kerala. You can travel without any fear to any area of Kerala. However, if you are foreigner, it is recommended that you carry passport, tickets and other essential travel document all the time. Police can check your documents in Kerala. While life risk is not their it is important to take care of your entire baggage to stop them from being stolen. If you want to go to beaches of Kerala, it is recommended you must know swimming, only then you should venture into the sea or stay near shoreline. Just enjoy water games and boating or take sun bath on the sea beaches.
Is houseboat available on multi sharing basis? Any other info?
No, a houseboat is reserved only on Exclusive Basis only and not on Shared basis. To keep houseboat clean you are not allowed to board the boat with your shoes on. The best houseboat trip is from Alleppey to Kumarakom cruise and vice versa. Traditional Kerala cuisine is prepared in the small kitchen space of the houseboat.