Arrival at Cochin by Train / Bus / Flight. morning pick up by the cab and proceed towards Munnar, which is called as a nature lover’s paradise with sprawling tea plantations. Munnar is 1800mts above sea level, 130 kms from Cochin (3 hrs 30 min 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 stay at Munnar.
On this day you can explore the 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 fall. Overnight stay at Munnar.
Proceed to Periyar or Thekkady (95 kms & 3 hrs drive). A scenic journey past mist capped mountains, spice plantations and 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 lifetime’s chance to spot exotic wildlife in its natural habitat. Overnight at Thekkady.
Morning after b/fast proceed towards Cochin (180kms, 04hrs 30mins drive). On reaching Cochin if time permits you can visit Jewish Synagogue, Chinese fishing nets & The Dutch Palace. Drop at the station/airport for the return journey.