Talking about South India, you’ll come across an array of wonderful destination that will surely sweep you off your feet. These destinations offer an exciting mix of natural beauty and cultural richness. Besides, you will get to rub shoulders with the exquisite wildlife of the country. The 5 nights and 6 days ‘Ooty Kumarakom Tour’ will let you explore some wonderful destinations such as Ooty, Munnar, Periyar and Kumarakom. Read the itinerary given below for your kind perusal.
Duration : 6 Nights/7 Days
Destination Covered : Ooty - Kodaikanal - Munnar - Thekkady - Kumarakom
Arrive at the Coimbatore Airport/Railway Station and board the vehicle to leave by road for Ooty. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel. Have lunch followed by a road trip to explore the sights and sounds of Ooty. The attractions that you will cover include Botanical Garden, Ooty Lake, Doddabetta Lake and the local market. Stay overnight in the hotel.
The day 2 is totally booked for the exploration of sights and sounds, in and around Ooty. Later, you can embark on a city tour of Ooty which include Ketty Valley, Sim’s Park, Lamb’s Park, Tea Gardens, Dolphin’s Nose, Avalanche, Rose Garden and Koddandu Point. Late, return back to Ooty for an overnight stay.
Post breakfast in the morning; take a road trip to Kodaikanal. On the way, visit the Palani Temples. Once you’ll arrive in Kodaikanal, check in at the hotel. Thereafter, move out of the hotel followed by fishing/boating at the Kodaikanal Lake. The other attractions that you will cover include Bear Shola Falls, Pillar Rocks, Golf Links, Silver Cascade Falls and Green Valley View. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Kodai- Munnar (160kms)
After breakfast in the morning, leave by road for Munnar, one of the most well-known hill stations in Kerala. Munnar offers a breathtaking view of the Cardamom hills and tea plantations en-route. After reaching, check into the hotel. Later, move out of the hotel for leisurely walk. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Munnar - Thekkady (160 kms: around 4.5 hrs)
After breakfast in the morning, embark on a half-day sightseeing tour of Munnar. Here you will visit the tea estates and Eravikulam National Park. Later, have lunch and embark on a journey to the famous Periyar National Park, located in Thekkady. Upon arrival in Thekkady, check into the hotel for overnight stay.
Thekkady- Kumarakom (135 kms/3.5 hrs)
Early morning, enjoy boat sailing in the Periyar Lake. Post breakfast, leave by road for Kumarakom to visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Later, check in at the hotel for overnight stay.
In the morning, enjoy boat ride in the Periyar Lake. Post breakfast, leave by road for Kumarakom to visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Thereafter, check into the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Kumarakom- Cochin-Return journey
In the morning, take a road trip to Cochin. After lunch, enjoy a pleasant boat ride across the Cochin Harbour. Here you’ll have the option of either relaxing at the hotel or enjoy the local sightseeing tour in the hotel. The attractions that you will visit include St. Francis Church, the Chinese Fishing Nets, Jewish Synagogue and Dutch Palace, built in 1568. Later, you will drop at Cochin Airport for the onwards destination.