The adventure and soothing calm of the misty mountains of the Western Ghats along with the panoramic view of the glossy green backwaters are what Munnar, Thekkady and Alleppey tour packages offer you.
From Cochin airport, you proceed to Munnar known as the Scotland of India. The beautiful mountain town lies on the laps of Western Ghats endowed with picturesque landscapes, lush forest, rare wildlife and ravishing backdrops. The music of occasional waterfalls soothes your ears like a lullaby. While you enter Munnar, you are welcomed by the gushing sound of Cheeyappara and Valara waterfalls. Cheeyappara waterfalls gush down the mountains in seven tiers offering you cool, calm and refreshing atmosphere is so refreshing. The local stalls offer you mouth-watering delicacies like masala mango, tender coconut and homemade chocolates. The Valara waterfalls are known for its green surroundings and an ideal spot for a picnic.
Munnar is home to carpeted hills of tea plantations. Munnar town hosts Munnar Tea Museum where you can enjoy the art of tea production from the various era. A stroll through the tea museum in the evening is worth it. Buy some freshly packed tea powder to take back home.
Munnar is home to rare wildlife, flora and fauna. The walk through the Eravikulam National Park gives you the opportunity to meet the rare Nilgiri Tahr. If you visit the Eravikulam National Park in the right season, you can have the alluring view of blue carpeted mountains by Neelakurinji flowers. Enjoy boating on the reservoir by immersing yourself in the scenic views. Play small games offered by the nearby shops and also spot wild elephants visiting the dam. Echo point is a fun attraction where you may enjoy the mountains echoing back your name.
Kundala Dam is Asia’s first arch dam and an ideal place to hang out with friends and family. Enjoy boating and get lost in the beauty of the Eucalyptus forest. The rare Neelakurinji flower blooms in the Kundala Valley. Top station is the highest point in Munnar. The panoramic view from the top station is worth the uphill trek.
From Munnar we take a drive to Thekkady, another wonderland nestled on the ranges of western ghats.Thekkady is a great destination for a jungle vacation. Periyar tiger reserve being the country’s largest tiger reserve is an indispensable place to visit. Enjoy the bamboo rafting on the Periyar lake and also go shopping in the jungle. Lockhart Gap viewpoint is a trekking trail that takes you for a walk among the clouds. The view from the viewpoint leaves a deep footprint on your soul. Periyakanal falls cascade down the misty mountains and meanders through the tea estates. It’s a perfect spot for some amazing pictures. The anayirangal dam is a picturesque water reservoir surrounded by green carpets of tea plantation and forest. Visit the aromatic Spice Gardens and have the first-hand experience on how the spices you use in your delicious meals are grown.
A drive from Thekkady To Alleppey takes you to the land of backwaters and amazing seafood. Enjoy a boat ride on the largest lake in Kerala- Vembanad Kayal. Relax and enjoy the local lifestyle and enjoy sumptuous meals along the banks of Kerala backwaters.
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