Green Yonder: Munnar and Alleppey in 4 days

  • Tour Itinerary
  • Kerala
  • Indus Holidays Best Seller
Suitable for

Couple/Family

Duration

3 Nights 4 Days

Category

Backwater / Hills

Package type

Customisable

The green yonder takes you on a short break to the charms of colonial hill life and the calms of a backwater cruise. Get ready to watch misty mornings break into rolling green tea gardens at Munnar while the serenity of the unhurried backwaters will be perfect for some reflection. Sounds like

Starting from

9000

/person

Experience Highlights

  • Backwaters
  • Hills
  • Teagarden
  • Stay on a beautiful eco-friendly houseboat as it traverses through the backwaters
  • Spend a couple of days in the colonial hill retreat Munnar famous for its amazing tea gardens
  • Get a glance of the top peak in South India, Anamudi, which is part of the National park where you can see the endangered Niligiri tahr
  • If interested view tea processing and some colonial artefacts at the tea museum in munnar

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Tour Summary

  • 4 Days
  • 3 Destinations
  • Short daily travel
  • Day 1 - Kochi - Munnar
  • Day 2 - Explore Munnar
  • Day 3 - Munnar - Alleppey
  • Day 4 - Departure from Kochi

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

  • Kochi to Munnar
  • 3.5 hrs
  • 145 kms

More than an intimate hill town, Munnar is a mood, an aspiration rather. Carpets of emerald-green plantations in the world’s highest tea-growing regions, its vibrant hill culture and scenes of tranquil mornings with mist clinging to mountain tops together create one of Asia's most compelling destinations.

  • Meet our representative at the airport & start a scenic drive uphill through spice towns and winding roads.
  • Enroute, visit a plantation village with farm tour or halt for traditional lunch (optional)
  • Stop to take a snap of amazing views at Cheeyappara and Valara waterfalls (seasonal)
  • Check-in to your hill resort by late afternoon and relax while connecting to the hills
  • Unwind at your resort tonight with inhouse activities and dinner.

Stay at Munnar

Lake View

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Premium Room

Insider Tips by Indus Indus Holidays

Did you know that Munnar was once the summer capital of British and favourite among Government elites during colonial times.

All such local insider tips is here: Local's guide to Munnar

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Day 2

  • Explore Munnar
  • Full Day
  • In Town

Everyone’s Munnar can be different, so tune it your taste. First timers can choose between must see attractions and lesser travelled day excursions. Adventurous souls can wake early to beat crowds, go full day trekking or ride a bike around the hills. When energies start to flag, a good, steaming Munnar brew is never far away.

  • Wake up to a magical golden hour sunrise and take a misty plantation walk.
  • After breakfast, wander a few kilometres out to Eravikulam National Park (Half day tour).
  • Get on one of the govt operated mini buses which routes around Anamudi, the highest peak south of Himalayas.
  • Hike along high altitude grasslands which offers amazing views of the mountain ridges accompanied by the endangered Nilgiri Tahr.
  • Afternoon, visit the Tea museum, where you could explore artefacts from colonial times besides witnessing the tea processing procedure.
  • As the day unfolds, take a few snaps at Photo-point before heading to Mattupetty dam (opt for speed boat rides here).
  • Amongst the tea valley is Echo point, where you can hear your voice resounding through the hills.
  • Also cover Elephant arrival spot and the more scenic Kundala Lake.
  • Return to your resort late evening after shopping at Munnar’s local market

Stay at Munnar

Lake View

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Premium Room

Insider Tips by Indus Indus Holidays

Did you know that Munnar was once the summer capital of British and favourite among Government elites during colonial times.

All such local insider tips is here: Local's guide to Munnar

View more tips

Activity Add-ons

Day 3

  • Munnar to Alleppey
  • 4.5 hrs
  • 170 kms

To glide along backwater canals by day and to sleep under a sky full of stars, a houseboat cruise is pure enchantment! Your private boat, setup as a home on a traditional rice barge, takes you on a journey to discover a water-world brimming with experiences that last a lifetime.

  • Morning, take a short drive through vibrant villages to board your ‘Kettuvallom’
  • Your cruise will take you through splendid waterways giving you sights of homes on the backwaters, shops, the people and their villages.
  • Stop to enjoy a traditional Kerala lunch freshly prepared by the chef on your boat
  • Afternoon, drift by canals fringed with endless paddy fields while you socialise with your crew. Watch backwater life unfold from your boat deck.
  • Your houseboat will be anchored near a village by early evening, Stroll around to interact with locals, go fishing and witness a spectacular sunset.
  • Relax after dinner on the boat experiencing the gentle lapping of water, night sky and balmy breeze.

Stay at Alleppey

Houseboat

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Deluxe

Insider Tips by Indus Indus Holidays

Did you know Kettuvallams were once used to ship agricultural produce from homes by backwaters to market in nearby towns.

All such local insider tips is here: Local's guide to Alleppey

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Day 4

  • Departure From Kochi
  • 2.5 hrs
  • 80 kms

Today is the last day of your tour. Enjoy a splendid breakfast on your houseboat and get prepared for onward journey

  • Consider shopping for some fresh spices or traditional Kerala sarees.
  • Bid farewell to god’s own country with memories to last for a life time.
  • Drop back at Airport/Railway station in the afternoon.

Departure from Kochi

Insider Tips by Indus Indus Holidays

Did you know that Kochi was a natural harbour created by the massive floods of 1340?

All such local insider tips is here: Local's guide to Kochi

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Offers & Packages

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  • Munnar 2 nights
  • Alleppey 1 night

3 Nights Deluxe Package

Starting From

9000 / person

These are indicative Rates (per person). Subject to variation based on choice of stay, group size, activities, dates, routes, transportation and other price hikes.

3 Nights Luxury Package

Starting From

14000 / person

These are indicative Rates (per person). Subject to variation based on choice of stay, group size, activities, dates, routes, transportation and other price hikes.

3 Nights with backwater resort

Starting From

7000 / person

These are indicative Rates (per person). Subject to variation based on choice of stay, group size, activities, dates, routes, transportation and other price hikes.

3 Nights Honeymoon Package

Starting From

13000 / person

These are indicative Rates (per person). Subject to variation based on choice of stay, group size, activities, dates, routes, transportation and other price hikes.

We handle each booking individually to get best possible prices and inclusions. This means our negotiating power can often lower prices or get more inclusions than indicated here. Give us a try!

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