Overview

One of nature's rarest wonders - the Neelakurinji flowers bloom once in 12 years in the hills of Munnar. 

This tour takes you to the heart of the blooms in Munnar - starting with a guided tour of the Eravikulam National Park - learn about the Strobilanthes kunthianus shrub aka Kurinji flowers that turn Munnar purple. Here you can give your Instagram gallery an everlasting purple tint.

The tour ends with an exploration visit to Fort Kochi where in association with India's largest hostel chain - Zostel - you will be taking part in an interaction session on How to make travel more sustainable and responsible! as part of Zostel's #ITravelGreen movement. 

Route: Cochin Airport - Munnar - Fort Kochi - Cochin Airport

3 Nights 4 Days Available on request
Inclusions/Exclusions
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • 2 Night Stay at Clean Homestay in Munnar
  • 1 Night Stay at Zostel Dorms in Fort Kochi
  • Guided tour of Eravikulam National Park
  • Fort Kochi walking tour
  • Group Vehicle
  • Meals: 3 Breakfasts
  • Tour Lead at all times 
  • Twin/Triple Sharing Rooms
  • National Park Entrance fees

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Camera fees
  • GST 5%
  • Activities costs/Flight fares/Train fares
  • Sightseeing/Meals not mentioned 
  • Personal expenses such as snacks, and beverages.
  • Costs due to flight cancellations/weather/delays
  • Anything not mentioned in “Inclusions"
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • Once in 12 years Neelakurinji Bloom
  • Guided tour of Eravikulam National Park
  • Visit to Fort Kochi beaches and churches
  • Portuguese colonial town of Fort Kochi
  • Safe & Guided tour
Itinerary

DAY 1: COCHIN TO MUNNAR

PICKUP @ 1 PM: Arrive at the Cochin airport and ride with group to Munnar (4 hrs/147 kms). Relax the evening in Munnar.

Stay: Homestay in Munnar

 

DAY 2: ERAVIKULAM NEELAKURINJI TOUR

After breakfast, head out on a guided tour of Eravikulam National Park - where you will see the famous Neelakurinji flower bloom that turns Munnar purple. Later in the evening, explore famous spice plantations and markets of Munnar.

Stay: Homestay in Munnar

Meals: Breakfast 

 

DAY 3: FORT KOCHI & SUSTAINABLE TOURISM SESSION

After breakfast, ride with the group to Fort Kochi. Check-in at the hostel and attend a Sustainable tourism session - on how you can do your bit to make travel more responsible and sustainable. We will head out for a walking tour of the beaches and churches of Fort Kochi - which is a visual treat with the colonial architecture. Enjoy the sunset at Fort Kochi beach.

Stay: Dorm at Zostel Kochi

Meals: Breakfast

 

DAY 4: COCHIN AIRPORT DROP

After breakfast,  be dropped at the Cochin airport for your onward journey. End the tour with beautiful memories and purple pictures.

Meals: Breakfast