Who doesn't like a holiday filled with nature, heritage, city fun, beaches and backwater? Well, Fun & Sprite Tour Packages offers you all these in a single vacation.
Breath the fresh air on the mountains while the beautiful sceneries seduce your eyes. The lush green forest and teas plantations greet you ensuring an enchanting and adventure-filled stay at Munnar. Nature has blessed Munnar with majestic waterfalls cascading down the hills and meandering through the tea plantations flourishing wildlife, flora and Fauna. En-route Munnar from Cochin you pass by two beautiful waterfalls Cheeyappara and Valara fall. Perfect for a day out with family and friends. You may have a family picnic at both the spots while enjoying the beautiful forest and wildlife around. Click some beautiful pictures that remind you of your daily spend.
Road to Munnar town winds between the rolling hills of lush tea plantations which give way to the lush green forests & green blankets of grasslands. Munnar is very famous for its tea estates and the town hosts a tea museum where you can learn about different ways of tea production. A stroll through the tea museum in the evening is very relaxing.
Munnar is home to rare wildlife, flora and fauna. The enchanting district lies on the laps of Western Ghat, hence offers you the mesmerizing beauty. The Eravikulam national park is listed as the UNESCO heritage site. The lush green highland is home to 26 mammals among which the highest living population of Nilgiri Tahr is found here. If you are lucky you may spot the lion-tailed macaque, the golden jackal, India porcupine etc. The national park is the nesting ground of 132 species of birds among which some are endangered like Kerala laughingthrush, Nilgiri pipil, white belly short wing etc.
Mattupetty dam is a huge water reservoir around which the nature flourishes. The dam is a great spot for water sports like speed boating, boating etc to enjoy the scenic views from the dam. The dam is a huge attraction of wild elephant herds who come to drink water.
Enroute to the highest point in Munnar.-Top the station, you pass the Echo Point. This is a spot that pulls out your naughty child in you. Listen to the mountains calling back to you. The panoramic view from the top station of Munnar is so breathtaking that it leaves your soul connected to the canvas forever. Also, the valley around the top station is where the rare Neelakurinji flowers bloom every 12 years. If you are lucky you get to enjoy the blue carpet of Neelakurinji flowers.
Lockhart Gap view is one of the must-see Munnar attractions. You get a bird’s view of pristine Munnar. A heavenly treat for nature lovers, shutterbugs and adventure junkies awaits at the top. The best time to visit the viewpoint is in the evening where you get to see the entire valley illuminated by the orange hue of the sunset. Also, an ideal spot for trekking and nature walks.
Periyakanal falls spurts down the misty mountains and zigzags through the lush green tea plantations. The misty surrounding the falls unveils the silver beauty gushing down the hills. An ideal spot for family outings and photos.
Anayirangal Dam is bestowed with amazing scenery created by the amalgamation of the dam, jade carpets of tea plantation and the dense forest. The boating takes you to the mysteries hidden in the forest gives you glimpses of wildlife here. You get to spot wild elephant herds descending to drink water from the dam.
Sprawling on the banks of river Vaigai lies the city of Madurai. Known as the cultural capital of Tamil Nadu. Madurai is famous for its heritage, architecture and has been the oldest cities in India that had trade relations with Greece, Rome etc. Madurai promotes the usage of Tamil language through sangams. Madurai is famous for Madura Meenakshi Temple. The house of worship of Meenakshi Amman, the temple is a prominent pilgrim destination in India. The temple architecture is grand, historic and reflects the authentic craftsmanship ancient artisans. The temple holds its significance of a married woman who is yet independent and serves the society. In simple words, women are the strength of society. The grand Gopuras of the temple, its sacred ponds, the courtyards are all breathtaking.
Thirumalai Naicker palace dates back to the 17th century. Erected by the Thirumalai Nayak, the king of Madurai. The palace is a perfect balance between Dravidian and Rajput architecture. The palace is divided into two sections- celestial pavilion and ranga vilasam. The courtyard and the dancing halls are the prominent attractions of the palace. The palace has huge pillars, geometrically shaped doms et calla wonder to behold. The light and music show held here at the palace are very famous and entertaining.
Gandhi Memorial Museum takes you through the life of the father of the nation. It is one of the five Gandhi museums in the country. The museum displays 14 original relics used by Gandhi which includes letters written personally by Gandhi to fellow freedom fighters, his blood stained garment that he wore when he was shot dead etc.
On the way to Rameshwaram, you visit the Pamban bridge. The railway bridge connects mainland and Rameshwaram town on the Pamban islands. The railway bridge was the longest bridge in India until 2010. The bridge is a majestic sight to behold.
Visit the divine abode of Ramananda Swami and experience the tranquillity offered by the temple shrine. Rama Padam is a small temple that gives you a wonderful view of Rameshwaram. Rama Sethu also is known as Adam’s Bridge is a chain of limestone, coral reefs etc connecting Pamban Islands in India and Mannar Islands in Sri Lanka. It was navigable by foot until the cyclone destroyed the bride in the 15th century. The mythological evidence claims Adam’s Bridge to be constructed by Lord Rama to rescue Sita from Ravan.
Dhanuskodi is a small ghost town that got destroyed in a cyclone. The mesmerizing beach is a quiet and calm place to spend your day. Though the mystery of the long lost town is a bit scary, yet the blue waters and the colourful fishing boats are a sight to behold. Dhanushkodi is believed to be the starting point of Rama Sethu. The town has destroyed monuments of buildings which once housed a lot of people.
Now we take you to the hill stations from Rameshwaram to Thekkady. Enjoy the ride on the majestic tuskers in Thekkady. If you come to Kerala a ride on the Elephant is an experience you should never miss. Enjoy the Jeep safari through the off-road mountain trails flanked by rich green forest and enjoy the wildlife. Kathakali is the unique art form of Kerala that is similar to theatrical acts in the west. The rich makeup and attire of the Kathakali dancers itself is a beautiful view. Also, learn about the ancient art of martial arts and weaponry known as Kalaripayattu. Its believed to be originated in the 3rd century.
Alleppey is the indispensable part of Kerala attractions for all kinds of tour packages. A cruise in the luxurious houseboats on the largest lake in Kerala gives you a unique experience. Vembanad lake is known for its calm and picturesque glossy waters that elevate your vacation to another level. Alleppey is known as the Venice of the east. Enjoy sumptuous locally cooked seafood under the starry sky and gentle night breeze hearing to the waters whisper secrets.
Cochin, Queen of Arabian sea welcomes you to its cosmopolitan culture. The land where every foreign explorer landed and left back their footprints in the architecture, culture and food. The Hill Palace Museum and Folklore Museum is an ideal spot for the young souls to understand Keralian heritage and its grandeur. The palace speaks of age-old histories of Kerala leaders and the Folklore museum speaks of the Kerala life. The Jew Street, Synagogue, Dutch Palace, Chinese Fishing nets, St. Francis Church, Santa Cruz Basilica etc all speak of the foreign influence on the city. Go shopping on the Broadway of the city and buy yourself gifts and handicraft.
Morning pick up from Cochin Airport/Railway station
Proceed to Munnar – on the way sight seeing Cheeyappara and Valara water falls
Munnar Tea Museum Visit
Overnight stay at hotel
Sightseeing : Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetty Dam, Echo Point, Kundala Dam, Top Station
Overnight stay at Munnar
Morning Proceed to Madurai
On the way sight seeing – Loakhart Gap View Point, Periyakanal Falls, Anayirangal Dam, Meenakshi Temple Madurai, Gandi Museum, Thirumalai Naikar Palace
Over night Stay Madurai
Proceed to Rameswaram.
On the way sightseeing – pamban Bridge, ramanadha Swami Temple, ramapadam, Kodandaramaswami Temple , Ramasethu, Dhanushkodi
Stay at Rameswaram
Morning Proceed to Thekkady
Elephant Ride, Jeep Safari, Kadhakali, Kalaripayattu etc
Overnight stay at Thekkady
Activities : Boating in Periyar Lake Thekkady, to enjoy wild life sighting, Plantation visit etc
Overnight stay at Thekkady
Morning proceed to Alappuzha, Check in House Boat at 12.00 PM, enjoy boat ride in Wembanadu Lake
Overnight stay at Houseboat.
Morning proceed to Cochin Sight seeing – Jew Street, Synagogue, Duetch Palace, Chinese Fishing nets, St. Francis Church, Santa Cruz Basilica etc
Evening drop at Cochin Air port / Railway station.