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GREEN PARALLEL UNIVERSE (5 DAYS)

This is trip that takes you to the lush greenery at South India’s favorite hill station and in the famous unique Kerala backwaters. Munnar is a perfect place for some refreshing hikes and tea and spice plantation tours. You will enjoy crisp mountain air, friendly ambience and best cup of tea. Backwaters with overnight cruise on a special houseboat is a whole new experience. It’s a different world there between confusing net of canals and paddy fields. People coexist in peace with water and nature. Children go to school on small canoe style boats, locals take every day bath and wash their clothes just in front of houses in the canals and plan all their supplies much ahead being dependent on moods of weather and water.


Advice

Take a deep breath and inhale intoxicating scents of world famous spices. Don’t forget to purchase your favorites!
Experience massages and ayurvedic rejuvenating treatments.
Take both warm clothes for staying up in the hills and light for backwaters
Be friendly to local people and share the happiness!

TOP ACTIVITIES

Elephant ride through lush jungle
Kathakali – traditional dance show
Visit tea plantations
Learn about Indian spices
Spend day and night on the unique houseboat

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This is trip that takes you to the lush greenery at South India’s favorite hill station and in the famous unique Kerala backwaters. Munnar is a perfect place for some refreshing hikes and tea and spice plantation tours. You will enjoy crisp mountain air, friendly ambience and best cup of tea. Backwaters with overnight cruise on a special houseboat is a whole new experience. It’s a different world there between confusing net of canals and paddy fields. People coexist in peace with water and nature. Children go to school on small canoe style boats, locals take every day bath and wash their clothes just in front of houses in the canals and plan all their supplies much ahead being dependent on moods of weather and water.

After reaching Cochin airport by flight you will head In the morning to Munnar – this former hill station, nestled among tranquil tea plantations offers scenic views, contact with pristine nature, crisp air and adventurous activities. After lunch go on an elephant ride in plantation, enjoy rubber, pepper, cardamom and tea plantations and thick forests. All you need is comfortable shoes, warm clothes (it’s one of the highest tea- growing estates), camera and peace of mind. Mountain crisp air is never enough. Definitely find some time for a cup of finest tea picket from local plantations.

After breakfast start an active day. Full day of sightseeing, some trekking and boating around Mattupetty lake and dam. Later on take a tour to the Eravikulam National Park, natural habitat for Indian wild rare Nilgiri Tahr, other endemic species and place with breath taking views. After full day of wandering in nature you will surely enjoy delicious meal made from local ingredients and famous aromatic spices. Relax and enjoy evening in Munnar.

Next destination is a gateway to the mysterious maze of canals, islands and paddy fields – the backwaters. After arrival you will board your new temporary house and mean of transportation - boathouse! This is how you discover and admire unique backwaters of Kerala. Fresh meals (lunch and dinner) will be prepared on the boat while slowly following the flow of water. From the cosy deck of your private boat, get the close up of lush jungle and everyday life having its own slow cycle there. Watch exotic birds and jungle mysterious creatures living in harmony with peaceful local people. Overnight stay on the houseboat.

Disembark the boat after breakfast and enjoy the walks on the bank of Vambanad Lake and visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. In the evening don’t miss the chance to see the colourful, intriguing traditional dance show – Kathakali. Indian stories narrated through elaborate costumes, detailed gestures, attractive make-up and dramatic music…feast for culture lovers. Overnight in Kumarakom resort.

Enjoy day of sightseeing Cochin – charming, historical city that every second step reflects colourful past and multicultural influences that shaped it. Emerged from blending of several small villages on the coast, it’s a collection of islands and districts with distinct personality. From the colonial trading post of Fort Cochin and concrete towers of Ernakulam, to the sandy beaches of Vypeen Island. Take a stroll through picturesque, lively streets of Fort Cochin. Discover numerous monuments being reflection of consequent Chinese, Dutch, Portuguese and English influences. In the evening board your plane back to Bangalore.

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