Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Cochin / Kochi (Ernakulam)
Departure - Cochin / Kochi (Ernakulam)
Route:- Munnar (3N).
Summarized Itinerary :-
Day-1 Arrive at Cochin and Travel to Munnar.
Day-2 Sightseeing In and around Munnar.
Day-3 Excursion to Kolukkumalai Tea estate.
Cochin / Kochi (Ernakulam) to Munnar -130 kms (3.5 hrs).
Munnar to Cochin / Kochi (Ernakulam) -130 kms (3.5 hrs).
Destination Overview :-
Cochin / Kochi (Ernakulam) - Ernakulam, part of Cochin area is business hub of Cochin and also commercial capital of Kerala.
Munnar - Munnar is a premier hill station in Kerala. It is situated at about 6000 ft above sea level and surrounded by tea and Cardamom Plantations.
Arrive at Cochin and proceed to Munnar (130 kms - 3.5 hrs). Munnar (5000+ ft asl) is a tea plantation region and a renowned hill station in the plantation highlands of Kerala offering guests an experience of misty & salibrious climate and a relaxed stay around the tea plantations. Evening explore local market for shopping and visit Mattupetty Dam for boating.
Opt for one or two of the Mini-Excursions ex-Munnar such as Marayoor (Sandalwood Forests - 40 kms), Top Station (Highest view point in the area - 40 kms). Visit Kannan Devan Tea Museum and Attukal Waterfalls (8 kms from Munnar).
Excursion to Kolukkumalai Tea estate (30 kms), world's highest grown Orthodox tea estate spread over 1500 acres The process of tea making here is certified organic. The factory at the center of the estate was built 70 years ago. It uses traditional techniques and is a draw for tea enthusiasts and experiential travellers. Orthodox tea-making is a seven-step process that includes withering, rolling, sieving, fermenting, drying, fiber extraction and grading. The journey from Munnar to the estate is a 30 kms drive which is very scenic and a bit adventurous and requires a 4WD. In the evening visit the Punarjani Traditional Village that offers daily evening shows of Kalaripattu (Martial art form) and Kathakali (Dance form).
Depart to Cochin / Kochi for onward journey.