|THEKKADY (LAKE PERIYAR) /COCHIN
Breakfast at hotel.
08.00 hours – Drive through forests, tea plantations, lush vegetation and palm-thatched villages, dominated by churches in exhuberant (sic) Portuguese colonial style, to Kottayam for lunch.
14.00 hours – Visit Villiampalli Church and the 700-year-o1d Syrian Christian Church, and continue along the coastal road of the coconut-palmed Malabar Coast to Cochin, the oldest European settlement in India, a cluster of palm-fringed islands and backwaters.
Dinner and night at Hotel Malabar.