1 Cochin - 2 Munnar - 1Thekkady –1 Madurai-2 Kodaikanal-Madurai
DAY 01 COCHIN
Our tour representative will be greeting you on your arrival at Cochin seaport/airport/ railway station with arrival assistance. Later Transfer to your hotel. After fresh up proceed for the sightseeing of Fort Kochi and Mattanchery. The major tourist attractions include St. Francis Church, Vasco House, Santa Cruz Basilica Chinese fishing nets. Don’t miss out on the beach walkway in Fort Kochi and Jewish Synagogue and Jew town of Mattanchery. Evening visit Marine Drive. You can enjoy the sunset cruise in a boat (optional). Back to the hotel for overnight stay.
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DAY 02 COCHIN – MUNNAR
On your arrival at Kochi (Airport / Railway Station / Bus Station), you will be received by our representatives welcoming you to Gods on Country. Proceed to Munnar the picturesque hill stations in India. On the way to Munnar view the pristine Attukad waterfalls otherwise known as Attukal Waterfalls (seasonal). Moving further the driver will stop the vehicle to take some good photos in the tea gardens of Munnar. Later check in to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure spend as you please either relaxing or exploring tea city. Overnight at the hotel.
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DAY 03 SIGHTSEEING OF MUNNAR
After an elaborate breakfast at the hotel, we will take you taken for a full day sightseeing tour of Munnar. Sightseeing tour around Munnar takes one to tea gardens where picturesque colonial towns and meandering mountain streams present photo opportunities galore. You will be taken for a visit to Rajamalai where you can watch Nilgiri Thar in their natural habitat. You will also be visiting the nearby Mattupetty Dam, Kundala Lake, Echo Point, Blossom Park. Have a boating in the lake which will give you a rejuvenating feel.
By evening you will be taken for a visit to a Tea museum where they will show the processing of tea leaves. Later scroll at the local market. Overnight at Hotel.
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DAY 04 MUNNAR - THEKKADY
After breakfast, drive to Thekkady. This will be an action pack day for you since you are staying only for a day. The very sound of the word Thekkady conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hills and spice scented plantations. After check-in at Hotel, go for a plantation tour where you will get an understanding of the spices of Kerala. They will explain to you about the plants and how the spices are processed. After lunch proceed for the famous boating at the Periyar Lake. Periyar Lake is inside the Periyar wildlife sanctuary where you might be able to see animals in close quarters. Later come back and take a walk in the local market where you can buy genuine spices. Evening there is Kathakali (Kerala Dance Form) and Kalarippayattu (Kerala martial arts) performance. (Both optional). Overnight at resort in Thekkady. Overnight at Hotel.
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DAY 05 THEKKADY - MADURAI
After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to Madurai. Madurai, the cultural capital of Tamil Nadu and the best place to start or end your South India tour. Check-in to your hotel and later proceed for a half-day sightseeing of Madurai.
Madurai is known for Meenakshi Amman Temple, dedicated to the goddess Meenakshi. There are many other ancient temples in Madurai, including Thiruparankundram. It is one of the important old temples dedicated to Lord Muruga (Karthikeya) and is located on a hillock approximately 8 km from the city. Madurai is part of 95 Divya Desam Temples. The famous Chithirai festival is one of the longest stretched festivals to be celebrated anywhere in the world that happens in Madurai. Other major attractions in Madurai are the Thirumalai Nayak Palace, AlagarKovil, and Gandhi Museum. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 06 – MADURAI-KODAIKANAL
Kodaikanal is one of the favourite destinations like Munnar for family and honeymooners. Kodaikanal means 'the gift of the forests, which is among the smallest hills of the Palani Hills, at an altitude of 7200 feet above sea level. On arrival at the hotel for check-in and later proceed for sightseeing to Bryant park for a few cycling and boating paths. Visit, Kodai Lake for boating, Green Valley Viewpoint (Suicide Point), Pillar Rocks, Bear Shola waterfalls, and later on drive back to the hotel and Overnight stay at hotel. From the temple city of Madurai to Kodaikanal which is 110 Kms one-way.
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DAY 07 - Kodai local sightseeing
The morning after sumptuous breakfast, get ready to explore full day sightseeing places of Kodaikanal like Coakers Walk, Berijam Lake, Guna Caves, Pine Forest, Silver Cascade Falls and later on drive back to the hotel and overnight stay at hotel.
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DAY 8 DEPARTURE
Later check out from the hotel and proceed to Madurai airport/railway station to catch flight/train towards onward journey.