Tour Duration: 5 Nights / 6 Days
Destinations Covered: Cochin - Periyar - Cochin
Day 01: Arrival at Cochin - Periyar
The moment you arrive at Cochin International airport, our tour representative will receive you and escort you to Periyar. After some rest and refreshment at the hotel, you have all the time to indulge in various recreational activities. However, the major attraction for the day will be the boat safari at Lake Periyar in the evening. Night stay will be at the hotel in Periyar.
Day 02: Periyar
Wake up early to participate in the Bullock Cart ride that'll fetch you a different but unique experience. Afterwards, explore the various scenic wonders in the form of vineyards, mangoes, tamarind, onion, sunflower, and jasmine, followed by streets full of wonderful vegetable gardens. Also, enjoy mingling into the culture of native tribes. Come back to the hotel by afternoon. Post lunch, the rest of the day will be at your disposal. Dinner and sleepover will be at the hotel.
Day 03: Periyar
After breakfast, you'll proceed for a border hiking program. Throughout the day, you'll hike through the undulating terrains at an altitude ranging from 900 to 1300 meters. Capture the wonderful glimpses of lofty escarpments that enclose the park, watershed and plains below. Wild animals found here is another centre of attraction. You can easily spot elephants, sloth bear, gaur, and many birds and reptiles. End the day with a return back to the hotel for night's rest.
Day 04: Periyar
An adventurous tour of Periyar Lake will follow a toothsome breakfast. Beginning with a three-hour bamboo rafting, you'll hike through the forests of Periyar Tiger Reserve. The entire trip will offer umpteen views of the rich flora and fauna inhabiting here, along with lofty hills in the backdrop. Return to the hotel will be in the evening.
Day 05: Periyar - Cochin
Proceed to Cochin, post breakfast. En-route, breaks will be taken at rubber plantations to witness the process of rubber tapping. On arriving at Cochin, you'll be taken to the hotel situated at the harbor of the sea. The afternoon is free to stroll through the streets. Evening will be spent at a backwater cruise. For dinner and night stay, drive back to the hotel.
Day 06: Cochin Departure
On the last day of your tour, enjoy a delightful breakfast. Proceed to the airport for your flight back home with happy memories of a pleasurable holiday.
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