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Kerala Hill Safari Tour
 
GOLDEN HILL SAFARI
08 NIGHTS / 09 DAYS
Kovalam-Neyyar-Ponmudi-Thenmala-Thekkady-Munnar-Cochin

Day : 01 Arrive Trivandrum by train or flight - Kovalam

Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day : 02 Kovalam to Thenmala via Neyyar wildlife sanctuary  - Ponmudi

Early morning breakfast, straight drive to Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary (30 km from Trivandrum city).

Neyyar : The main tourist attractions: Crocodile farm, lion safari park, boat rides on the reservoir and trekking. There are nearly 109 rare plants and Medicinal plants in the region. And proceeds to Ponmudi

Ponmudi : This is one of the beautiful hill stations in Kerala. Trekking is a passion with the visitors to Ponmudi. Tea- Estates and the mist covered valleys- another pretty picnic spot endowed with natural springs, is a little further down the hill.

After lunch drive from Ponmudi to Thenmala. En- route visit a waterfall in the midst of the forest, for a refreshing bath.

On arrival and transfer to the Thenmala hotel.
Evening witness Musical dancing fountain show.
Overnight at the hotel.


Day : 03 Thenmala
After breakfast, proceeds full day sightseeing tour at Thenmala. Visit Oil Palm, Rubber Plantations (one of the biggest rubber plantation in India) . En-route visit Palaruvi water falls.
After Lunch, visit Sculpture Garden, Pathways, Boardwalk, Sway bridge etc. And finally, proceed one hour picturesque boating in the Shenduruney Wild Life Sanctuary.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day : 04 Thenmala to Thekkady via Konni

After breakfast drive to Thekkady. En- route visit Konni elephant training camp on the borders for Konni forest . Proceed to Thekkady and transfer to the hotel. 
Overnight at the hotel.


Day : 05 Thekkady

After Breakfast, proceed full day sight seeing tour at Thekkady, The most renowned destination is the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary  at Thekkady. Here is the natural habitat of Elephant, tiger, bison, spotted and samba deer, gaur, etc. visit includes tea garden, rubber estates and plantations, growing spices and coffee. The sanctuary is open throughout the year.
Evening Game viewing by motorized boat at Periyar lake.

Day : 06 Thekkady to Munnar
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning proceed to Munnar. Arrival Munnar by noon, check-in to hotel. If you seek a sense of peace you'll find it here in Munnar. This is where you fill your holidays with quiet moments at 1600 meters above sea level. Relaxing within the cool stillness of thirty odd estates fanning out across the expanse of the hills.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day : 07 Munnar
After breakfast proceed on with a full day sightseeing tour. Your visit includes Pothamedu-which offers an excellent view of Tea, coffee and cardamom plantations; Devikulam-an idyllic hill station with its velvet lawns, exotic flora and fauna; Pallivasal-the venue of the first Hydro Electric Project in Kerala; Mattupetty-the highly specialized dairy farm; Eravikulam National Park-a 97 sq.km park etc.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day : 08 Munnar to Cochin 
After breakfast drive to cochin transfer to the hotel. After noon sightseeing tour at Cochin The sightseeing shows you the prominent landmark of Cochin viz. Jewish Synagogue constructed in 1568. This is the oldest synagogue in the Commonwealth. Known for mid 18th century hand painted willow pattered floor tiles from China, ancient scripts on copper plates etc. Visit the "Dutch Palace" with its wonderful murals depicting the entire story of the Ramayana and Mahabharata on its walls. See St. Francis Church: built in 1503 by Portuguese. This is the first European church built in India.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day : 09 Depart from Cochin
Rest of day free for you till you are transfer to airport or railway station for your onwards destination
 
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