Gems of Kerala

Gems of Kerala (5 Nights)- Overview

Gems of Kerala is a  nice Kerala Tour Package for anyone who is looking for a week’s wanderlust experience in Kerala. Athirapilly is home to charming waterfalls, Munnar is known for its fresh air and exotic natural beauty, Thekkady is famous for wildlife and traditional art forms while Kumarakom is known for its emerald green backwaters.

Get to know the different cuisines, natural beauties, locals, cultures and traditions of Kerala. Whether alone or with friends or family; this package is a nice way to know and enjoy Kerala in a nutshell.

Additional Inclusions

  • Pickup
  • Houseboat
  • Backwater
  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing
  • Plantation

Gems of Kerala (5 Nights)- Itinerary

Day 1

Kochi Airport to Athirapilly

Receive a warm welcome from our representative at the arrival terminal. Drive towards the most awaited Athirapilly. Take breaks on the way to the resort to enjoy a lovely view of the fantastic waterfalls. Check in to the resort. Later, proceed to visit Vazhachal Waterfalls with a height of 120m and Athirapilly Falls with a height of 80ft. Thumboormuzhi Garden is another tourists spot to experience nature at its best.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Deluxe room
Day 2

Athirapilly to Munnar

Check out from the resort, after a replenishing breakfast in the morning. Set the journey towards Munnar while enjoying the beautiful sceneries of Athirapilly on the way. This gateway towards the beautiful hill station Munnar is full of magnificent waterfalls and greeneries. On the way falls two mighty waterfalls known as Valara Waterfalls and Cheeyappara Waterfalls and take a break at Neriamangalam Bridge to feel the extensive life-giving Periyar River flowing in its own rhythm. Check into a lovely resort in Munnar and spend the night.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Classic Room
Day 3

Munnar to Munnar

After a nice morning meal; it is time to enjoy the day roaming around Munnar. Munnar is known for the serene hills covered with the tea plantations; where the three mountain streams merge to attract travellers from all over the world who can feel the fresh breeze and experience the thrill of enjoying a trip at the highest peak of South India. Places to visit in Munnar include: the popular picnic spot Mattypetty, home of varieties of cattle (Swiss Dairy Farm), listen to your own voice at Echo Point, View of tea and coffee plantations at Poopara and Pothamedu, Munnar Tea Museum, Rose Garden, Mattupetty Indo Swiss Project and wildlife lovers’ Eravikulam National Park. Have a relaxing night in the resort.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Classic Room
Day 4

Munnar to Thekkady

Depart from Munnar after a good breakfast in the morning to head towards the home of woods and wildlife; Thekkady. The famous Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Thekkady. The route from Munnar to Thekkady is filled with scenic beauties; where one can cherish the fabulous view of cardamom estates, tea/coffee plantations and hills/mountains while smelling the delightful aroma in the air. Once reach Thekkady, check into the hotel and prepare for a wonderful day in Thekkady. Visit Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and opt for boat ride to know the scenic beauty and wildlife of the reserve. If lucky then get to spot some rare species of animals which reside in the reserve. Relax at night in the resort.

  • Room 4 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Heritage room
Day 5

Thekkady to Kumarakom

Have your breakfast and checkout from the resort in Thekkady. Travel towards Kumarakom and check into the houseboat on arrival. Kumarakom is located on the largest lake of Kerala and is famous for its green backwaters. Enjoy a fabulous houseboat ride on the backwaters of Kumarakom and eat fresh meals prepared by your very own chef in the houseboat. Experience the view of Kerala’s countryside and get to know the local inhabitants. Spend the night in the houseboat on the backwaters.

  • Room Non A/C
  • Meals All Meals
  • Style Deluxe House boat
Day 6

Kumarakom to Kochi Airport

After breakfast; prepare to check out from the houseboat and head towards the airport in Kochi. If time permits; get to shop at Kochi on the way and take breaks for local sightseeing. Get dropped to the airport by evening by our representative.

  • Meals Breakfast

Gems of Kerala - Distance & Map

The total distance to be covered in 6 days in the "Gems of Kerala" package covering Athirapilly, Munnar, Thekkady, Kumarakom Houseboat and Kochi is 455 kilometres. The road conditions can be crowded though on occasion with pedestrians, vehicles and local traffic!

Essential Information

  • Cochin International Airport
  • Cochin International Airport
  • A/ C Sedan Car
  • 3 Star


  • Accommodation with the mentioned hotels for 5 nights with room and meal plans as specified.
  • Sedan Cab vehicle for 6 Days with 900 Kilometers blocked from your arrival till departure
  • Airport/Hotel Transfers + Private Vehicle with Chauffeur + Sightseeing by Road 
  • All toll and parking and fuel charges and drivers overnight allowance.
  • All Currently applicable taxes including GST of 5%
  • All Meals Included for Houseboat Overnight Stay and Lunch, Tea & Snacks for Houseboat Day Cruises if part of your package 


  • Expenses of any personal nature (phone calls, laundry, camera entry fee etc).
  • Activity Charges /  Monument Entry Fees  (You can take tickets directly once you choose an activity at any destination with the help of our driver)
  • Boating in Periyar (Thekkady)  direct booking through in Thekkady. (If you need help, please speak to your tripdesigner)
  • Any additional expenses incurred due to any flight delay or cancellation, weather conditions, political closures etc
  • Tips/ Porter Charges/ Airfare Not Included
  • Any other services not specified above

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Questions on Gems of Kerala (5 Nights)


Asked by Kara Fielding from United Kingdom
1 Year ago

How do I book this holiday?


Answered by Niranjana(Travel Advisor)
December 23, 2019

You can enter your details online any time day or night, and one of our Trip Designers will call you back within 24 hours to help you with booking. Our Trip Designers will be able to assist you further in customising the holiday as per your requirements.


Asked by Josephine Kong from Singapore
1 Year ago

Can I customise this holiday with few hotels of my choice?


Answered by Niranjana(Travel Advisor)
December 23, 2019

We specialise in Customised holiday packages in Kerala and we will be able to offer you any resort in Kerala as we have direct relationshops with most resorts. If you want to change the resorts in this package, one of our trip designers will work with you till you are happy with the package. Our Trip Designers will be also able to tell you the highlights of each resort and you can decide on whether you woud like to book the same resort


Asked by Michala Vestergaard from USA
1 Year ago

I want to book a taxi for this holiday. Do you offer only taxi services only ?


Answered by Niranjana(Travel Advisor)
December 23, 2019

When you book a holiday with hotels and taxi together with us we will be able to offer you much lower rates than what you will get directly. As we use carefully handicked drivers who can offer the quality that we ideally want, we dont offer taxi only booking services.


Asked by Michala Vestergaard from USA
1 Year ago

What are the payment options you offer?


Answered by Niranjana(Travel Advisor)
December 23, 2019

We offer all major payment options including credit cards , debit cards , wire transfer, net banking and UPI.

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