Pickup from Coimbatore and proceed to Nelliyampathy.The Nelliyampathy hills, just 75 km from Palakkad, are situated at a height of around 467 meters with the highest peak, Padagiri, at 1572 meters. These hills comprise a chain of ridges cut off by valleys of dense, evergreen forests and orange plantations. To reach this hill station one has to negotiate over a dozen hairpin bends on the Ghat road passing through the jungles of the Sahyadri Ranges. The rich greenery of the forests hugging these hills is frequently punctuated by small and big waterfalls. Among these, the one at Seethakundu, the 1000 metre waterfall is a major attraction.
After breakfast proceed to Munnar. Munnar - breathtakingly beautiful - a haven of peace and tranquility - the idyllic tourist destination in God's own country.
Set at an altitude of 6000 ft in Idukki district, Munnar was the favored summer resort of the erstwhile British rulers in the colonial days. Unending expanse of tea plantations - pristine valleys and mountains- exotic species of flora and fauna in its wild sanctuaries and forests - aroma of spice scented cool air - Munnar has all these and more. It's the place you would love to visit - it's the place you would wish never to leave. Enjoy the rest of the day.
After breakfast proceed to Thekkady. Thekkady is the location of the Periyar National Park, which is an important tourist attraction in Kerala. The Periyar Widlife sanctuary is spread across 777 km² (300 sq. miles), of which 360 km² (139 sq. miles) is thick evergreen forest. The Periyar Wild Life Sanctuary was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1978. The splendid artificial lake formed by the Mullaperiyar Dam across the Periyar River adds to the charm of the park. The greatest attraction of Periyar are the herds of wild elephants that come down to play in the lake.Rest of the day for leisure.Boating at Periyar.
After breakfast proceed to Kumarakom and check in at your hotel. Kumarakom – situated on the Vembanad Lake, it is an unbelievably beautiful paradise of mangrove forests, and emerald green paddy fields and coconut groves interspersed with enchanting waterways and canals adorned with while lilies. Rest of the day at leisure.
Breakfast at the hotel. Later proceed to board your private houseboat. The houseboat is a traditional wooden boat originally used as a cargo or rice boat; now thatched artistically with natural bamboo and cane. It has a neat bedroom, a sit out, kitchen and European toilet.