(Hillstation village) : Arrival at Cochin. Then to Thekkady, a small hill station village. By noon at the resort/ hotel in Thekkady. By evening at Periyar lake around which the sanctuary is built, for boating . This is the only sanctuary in India where you can have the unique experience of viewing the wild life at close quarters from the safety of a boat. Overnight stay at Thekkady.
(Wild life sanctuary & Spice plantation) After breakfast proceed for a spice plantation tour covering tea, coffee, pepper and cardamom plantations. By noon back at the hotel . Afternoon at leisure. Evening visit the local spice market for garden fresh spices. Overnight stay at Thekkady.
After breakfast proceed to Cochin for a bit of city site seeing and shopping. By evening get ready for the return journey.