Hills of Kerala and Tea plantations discovery tour

​3 days approximately
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Description

Explore the breathtaking hill town of Munnar on a unique 3 day hills of Kerala and Tea plantations discovery tour. The beauty of Kerala is world renowned and Munnar will steal breath your away. Observe the endemic and common wildlife that inhibit the area and tour the beautiful and serene tea plantations.

Your day starts with a pick up from your hotel in Kochi or the airport. You will be driven to Munnar, a town with a name that translates to ‘three rivers’ which conveys the towns location at the junction of Kundaly, Nallathanni and Madhuraphuza rivers. This occupies a picturesque spot 1,525 metres above sea level in the western ghats.

Munnar is a versatile destination offering it’s visitors everything from picturesque nature spots to wildlife to adventure. Admire the gorgeous tea plantations of Munnar and observe the behind the scene processes of fine packaged tea. As Munnar is the major tea producer of the Kerala state, you can even purchase some tea as a souvenir of your visit here.

Get a good sighting of Munnar wildlife with a visit to Rajamalai Wildlife Sanctuary which is 17 kilometres away from Munnar and promises sightings of bosoms, elephants and deers. Indulge yourself in some adventure by going trekking in the sanctuary. Next, observe the Nilgiri tahr in the Eravikulam National Park. The Nilgiri Tahr is an endemic ibex that inhabits only the western ghats of Kerala and TamilNadu.

For more wonderful scenery visit Mattupetty Lake that sits between lush forests and thick hills. This artificial hydro-electricity-dam lake boasts breathtaking views of the valley and many photo opportunities. The Indo-Swiss cattle breeding and dairy centre is the last in the itinerary.

This tour is 3 days long and you will be dropped back at your hotel or the airport on the 3rd day. This hills of Kerala and Tea plantations discovery tour will take your breath away but gift you with many picturesque memories.

Departure/ return location:Kochi
Tour duration: ​3 days approximately

INCLUDED
Hotel accommodation for 2 nights in 3 star hotel ( on single/double/triple sharing basis)
Sightseeing and tours as mentioned in itinerary with your guide
Cochin to Munnar and back transport in air-conditioned car
Attraction entry fee Mineral wate
Service charges and taxes
NOT INCLUDED
Gratuities (optional) Medical insurance
Personal expenses Meals
Camera fee at attractions

Highlights

  • Discover the beauty of Munnar, a cosy hill town in the heart of Kerala in this 3 day tour.
  • Admire the gorgeous scenes at Mattupetty Lake
  • Stop at the Rajamalai Wildlife sanctuary to enjoy some trekking
  • Observe an animal endemic only to the hills of Munnar in the Eravikulam National Park
  • Tour the breathtaking tea plantations and factories throughout the area
  • Explore the charming town with the free time this tour allocates

Itinerary

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Day 1 _ Pick Up_Munnar 

Our guide will pick you up from your hotel lobby or the airport and drive you to the hilltown of Munnar.
Check in at your hotel in Munnar upon arrival to stay the night and explore the city for the rest of the day.

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Day 2_Munnar 

Sightseeing will begin after breakfast. First stop will be the tea plantations and factories in Mannar. Next stop, Rajamalai Wildlife Sanctuary where you can trek or observe wildlife. Visit the Eravikulam National Park to observe the endemic Nilgiri Tahrs. Stop at Mattupetty Lake that promises excellent photo opportunities and splendid views. Last stop will be the Indo-swiss dairy centre and cattle breeding project. You will be dropped back at your hotel.

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Day 3 _ Munnar_Kochi 

The drive to Kochi will start after breakfast. The roughly 5 hour drive will expose you to the breathtaking sceneries of Kerala and give you many photo opportunities. After reaching Kochi we will drop you back at your hotel or the airport.

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