Magical Athirapally with Munnar
Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
Destination Covered: Cochin – Athirapally – Munnar – Alleppey – Kovalam – Trivandrum
Kerala is snuggled in the middle of the verdant Western Ghats and the azure Arabian Sea. The charismatic beauty of Kerala allures visitors for a holiday. This tour covers the mighty Athirapally waterfalls. The next destination is Munnar, the beautiful hill station nestled in Western Ghats at the confluence of three streams. Move on to Alleppey, the Venice of the East. Enjoy a scenic houseboat ride on the legendary backwaters. Kovalam is the leisurely beach getaway of Kerala. Replete with beach fun, Ayurvedic massages and relaxing stay it also covers the lovely attractions of Thiruvananthapuram. Read the itinerary for detailed information of your tour.
- View the beautiful Athirapally Waterfalls
- Munnar Sightseeing and Attractions
- Beach leisure at Kovalam
- Savor the Sweet Aroma of Tea Plantations
- Alleppey houseboat tour
- Thiruvananthapuram sightseeing
Day 1:Kochi (Arrival) – On to Athirapally
Day 1: Kochi (Arrival) – On to Athirapally (78 kms / approx. 3 hour drive)–
Upon arrival at the Kochi Airport/ Railway Station in Ernakulam, you will be transferred to Athirapally. It is considered as the land of forests, rivers and great waterfalls. Upon arrival Athirapally, check into the hotel. The rest of the evening is free to explore the sights and sounds of Athirapally.
Athirapally Waterfalls is known as the Niagara Falls of India. The spectacular view of the cascading waterfalls from heights of 80 feet is an experience par excellence. It lies within the wilderness of the Sholayar Range which offers a beautiful breathtaking view. Stay overnight in Athirapally.
Day 2: Athirapally
Post breakfast in the morning; embark on sightseeing tour of Charpa Falls, Vazhachal Waterfalls, Vazhachal Forest Gardens and Thumpurmuzhi Gardens. Located close to the Athirapally Falls, the Vazhachal Waterfalls are a part of the Chalakudy river stream. The rest of the day is free to explore the fishing spot in the river. Later, pay a visit to the tribal village and trek to the base of the waterfall. Stay overnight in Athirapally.
Day 3:Athirapally* On to Munnar
Post breakfast in the morning, drive to Munnar, enveloped in the lush greenery. It is breathtakingly beautiful, and a refuge for peace loving tourists. It is an idyllic tourist destination in the God’s Own Country and considered as the Gateway to the South Indian hills. En-route, you can also watch the lovely waterfalls in Cheeyappara and colorful flowers in Blossom Gardens.
Later, check into the hotel and retire for the day, amidst the comforts of your room. The rest of the day is free to explore this beautiful hill town. Stay overnight in Munnar.
Day 4: Munnar
Post breakfast in the morning; embark on sightseeing tour of Munnar. Later, visit the Eravikulam National Park where you can see the rare mountain goats also known as the Nilgiri Tahr, and Mattupetty Dam. The Shola forests around the Mattupetty Dam are perfect for bird watching and trekking. Kundala is a picturesque town located at the confluence of three mountain streams- Kundala, Mudrapuzha and Nallathanni. You can also visit Echo Point, View Point and verdant tea gardens. The rest of the day is free to explore the allures of picturesque town. Stay overnight in Munnar.
Day 5: Munnar – Alleppey
Post breakfast drive to Alleppey. Upon arrival, board the traditionally decorated houseboat to enjoy a scenic ride through the backwaters. Stay overnight on board the houseboat.
Day 6: Alleppey – Kovalam
Post breakfast check out from the houseboat, proceed towards Kovalam. Thereafter, enjoy a leisurely stay on the beach. Stay overnight in Kovalam.
Day 7: Kovalam
In the morning, embark on a sightseeing tour of Thiruvananthapuram which include Padmanabha Swamy temple, Veli Tourist Village, Museum Complex, Science & Technology Museum, Shangmugham Beach and Aakulam boat club etc. Stay overnight in Kovalam.
Day 8: Kovalam – Trivandrum
Today, you will be transferred to the Trivandrum airport/railway station to board flight for onward journey.