Arrive Cochin airport and transfer to the cool hill-station
of Munnar, surrounded by tea- estates and soaring peaks,
4 hrs.. Afternoon enjoy some trekksing in the forests
or cycling along the hilly lanes.
Night stay in Cochin.
Morning proceed for trekking up in the mountains and through
the forests. Also visit Bolghatty palace, built by the
Dutch in 1744 for their governors. Fort Kochi: A fishing
village, Fort Kochi became a European trading centre in
the middle ages.
Mattancherry palace. Spend the night in the hills, in
alpine dome tents. Guide and the porter will prepare meals
as one enjoys the natural beauty and serenity.
After breakfast one can do some yoga and meditation, learn
the art of scenting the wildlife or try hand at making
bow and arrows, then head off down Munnar where one can
see an 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. Visit the Bird's Lagoon resort, 2 hrs., down
in the foothills. Arrive and transfer to hotel and have
lunch then the adventure continues with boating on the
river in local country canoe. Night stay in Munnar.
After breakfast, proceed for some adventurous trekking
in tshe bamboo forests then to Cochin airport, 1 ½
hrs. for onward journey.