Kerala – A Journey through God’s Own Country

Overview

Kerala is known as God’s own country “Kerala” remarkably renowned for its scenic locations and natural beauty, emerald backwaters, lofty mountain ranges, powerful art forms… the choices are many and so are the wonders that await you in Kerala.

Services

Inclusions

  • 02 Nights stay in Cochin.
  • 02 Nights stay in Munnar.
  • 01 Night stay in Thekkady.
  • 01 Night stay on the houseboat.
  • Daily breakfast except at houseboat where all the meal is included.
  • Daily breakfast basis.
  • All transfer/sightseeing as per itinerary (point to point) using Sedan / Small upto 4 & Innova for 06 Pax.

Exclusions

  • GST 5% (Government Tax) on total package price.
  • Airfare /Railway Fare.
  • Any other meals than those mentioned above.
  • Any items of personal nature like tips to guides, drivers, laundry, telephone charges, shopping, wines & alcoholic beverages, mineral water (unless specified), and food and drink which is not part of set group menu.
  • Any optional tours, excursions, supplement costs, services and activities not mentioned in the itinerary inclusions.
  • Any extra cost incurred on behalf of any individual due to illness, accident, hospitalization or any personal emergency or any factors beyond our control.
  • Services of a local tour guide is not included.
  • No cost of activities is included in Cochin, Munnar & Thekkady.
  • Entrance’s fee is not included at any place.

Optional

TBA

Important instructions

** Rates are subject to availability.

Map

itinerary

On arrival in Cochin, you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to your hotel.

 Cochin, the city is called the queen of the Arabian Sea. Kochi is a lovely town to walk around. The city is famous for its Chinese fishing nets & was the centre of Indian spice trade for many centuries, and was known to the Yavanas (Greeks and Romans) as well as Jews, Syrians, Arabs, and Chinese since ancient times.

Hotel Abad Fort or Similar – Standard (Dinner) / The Dunes or Similar – Deluxe(Dinner)

After breakfast, proceed for the sightseeing of Kochi the Old Jewish quarters and synagogue, Chinese fishing nets and the Dutch Palace. Synagogue (closed to non-Jews Fridays and Saturdays) & Dutch Palace (closed on Fridays)

Further you can enjoy Kathakali Dance Performance – the riveting 400-year-old drama of Kerala that narrates sequences from Indian religious epic, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata.

Overnight at the hotel.

Hotel Abad Fort or Similar – Standard (Breakfast & Dinner) / The Dunes or Similar – Deluxe(Breakfast & Dinner)

After breakfast drive to Munnar (hill drive) where the rolling hills of tea plantations are spread before your eyes. Munnar, quite literally “three rivers”, is a verdant paradise situated at the confluence of three mountain streams – Muthipuzza – Nallathanni – Kundala. Called the spice capital of the world, the salubrious climate is conducive for pepper, nutmeg, cardamom, and other spices to grow in abundance.

 Upon arrival in munnar, transfer and check-in the hotel.

Overnight in the hotel.

Easted Munnar or Similar – Standard (Breakfast & Dinner) / Camellia And Elettaria The Twin Resorts or Similar – Deluxe(Breakfast & Dinner)

Morning enjoys the short hiking till top station.

Afterwards, you will make a leisurely hike in the plantations and enjoy the beautiful landscape of this magnificent region. You will visit tea and spice plantations with your guide and get to know the wonderful nature of the hilly mountain landscapes. In the afternoon you will visit a tea factory (closed on Mondays), where you will learn a lot about the production of the tea.

Overnight in the hotel.

 

Easted Munnar or Similar – Standard (Breakfast & Dinner) / Camellia And Elettaria The Twin Resorts or Similar – Deluxe(Breakfast & Dinner)

After breakfast, drive to Periyar/ Thekkady, known for its Tiger Reserve, an example of nature’s bounty, with great scenic charm, rich bio diversity and providing veritable visitor satisfaction. Sprawled over an area of 925 Sq .km., Periyar is one of the 27 tiger reserves in India.

Then visit the Spice Plantation with a naturalist- where you can see how spices like pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, vanilla, and nutmeg are grown.

Afterwards, stroll through the city’s colourful flower markets before heading through the Cardamom Mountains to Thekkady in the Periyar Game Reserve, where tropical birds, bison, sambar deer and elephants live. In the evening, we would like to invite you to a Kalaripayattu Martial Arts Show, where you will get to know a traditional Indian martial art that impresses with its elegance and physical dexterity and is almost reminiscent of a dance.

Evening visit Thekkady town for Tribal Art Performance “kalarippayattu” (in the auditorium at 1800-1900hrs) – a community based eco-tourism programs. Overnight at hotel.

Jungle Lodge Room or Similar – Standard (Breakfast & Dinner) / Hotel Peppervine or Similar – Deluxe(Breakfast & Dinner)

After breakfast drive to Alleppey and embark private boat (Kettuvallam). Embarkation time at 1300hrs. This is where the beautiful backwaters of Kerala begin to endless miles of snaking waterways flanked on either side of emerald palms, offer you the experience of life-time. This is a unique way to see the backwaters of Kerala. With a cook and captain on board you will float past the villages and the many small waterways before you anchor in the middle of the lake for the night and have dinner under the stars.

The Ketuvallam offers the visitor to Kerala an entirely new kind of experience. Combining holidaying, pleasure boating and ecological living in an exhilarating way.

Lunch & dinner on board. Overnight stay at the hotel

Houseboat – Deluxe (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

After leisure breakfast on the houseboat, disembark from the Houseboat upon arrival at Alleppey Houseboat Jetty where your drive will be waiting for you to drop you Cochin airpot to board the flight for onward destination.

Houseboat – Deluxe (Breakfast)

Please Note: Due to strict security, you are requested to leave for the airport at least 4 hours before the departure time. You will have to pass 4 security barriers before reaching the airport. This often leads to long traffic jams right outside the airport.

Prices

Number of Traveller Price per person in INR For Double/Twin Room Vehicle
2 Pax INR 26,200 SEDAN
4 Pax INR 20,400 SEDAN
6 Pax INR 18,900 INNOVA
Number of Traveller Price per person in INR For Double/Twin Room Vehicle
2 Pax INR 28,100 SEDAN
4 Pax INR 22,600 SEDAN
6 Pax INR 20,900 INNOVA

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