Arrival at Cochin by Bus/Train/Flight. In the morning pick up by the cab and proceed towards Munnar, which is called as nature lover’s paradise with sprawling tea plantations. Munnar is 1800mts above sea level, 130 kms from Cochin (3 hrs 30 mins drive). On arrival here, check into hotel. In the evening proceed to Mettupatty dam / Kundale dam for boating. On the way a visit to Echo point & shooting point. A further 7 kms drive will take you to top station for a spectacular view. Overnight to be spent at Munnar.
This day you can explore Eravikulam National park - It is the best place to see Nilgiri Tahr, the mountain goat of South India. If possible visit tea gardens and Chinnakanal water falls. Overnight stay at Munnar.
After breakfast, proceed to Periyar / Thekkay (95 kms & 3 hrs drive). A scenic journey past mist capped mountains, spice plantations an open grasslands lined with spectacular water falls & delightful trekking trails form the access to your hide way here. You can stay at Vandanmedu (25kms from before periyar) or Thekkady. On arrival check into hotel, refresh yourself & be relaxed. A boat safari on the Periyar lake extends a lifetimes chance to spot exotic wildlife in its natural habitat. Overnight stay at Thekkady.
After breakfast, drive to Kumarakom 180 kms from Munnar (4hrs 30mins), check in to the resort located on the Banks of the vembanad lake. Kumarakom is the ideal place to relax and rejuvenate both the body and the soul. The resort is known for the Ayurvedic massages .The resort also has different kinds of boat rides for the more enthusiastic and the adventurous one on the vast lake. Overnight stay at the resort.
Morning after b/fast proceed towards Cochin (80kms, 02hrs drive). once reaching Cochin if time permits you can visit Jewish Synagogue, Chinese fishing nets & The Dutch Palace. Drop at the Cochin Airport / Station.