Glimpse of Kerala – 09 Nights & 10 Days - Arrival Cochin, Pick-up at hotel

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Locations
: Athirappally, Cochin, Houseboat, Kochi, kovalam, Mararikulam, Munnar, Periyar
Duration
: 09 Nights & 10 Days
Departure
: Arrival Cochin, Pick-up at hotel
Tour Type
: Kochi Day Tours

Free for childrens up to 10 years

Tour Details

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Kerala Escorted tours :

Explore some of India’s most spectacular destinations on one of our sensational escorted or private tours. Escorted tours are an ideal way to experience India’s fascinating sights with other like-minded travelers whilst private tours offer a more personal experience as you are accompanied by your own personal guide.

Kerala is a perfect destination for adventure, culture and relaxation. With its laid-back beach scene, swaying elephant rides and gentle houseboat cruises along tropical backwaters, you’ll soon see why National Geographic Traveller voted Kerala one of its ten Paradise Found’ There are many fascinating elements that make Kerala a good tourist spot. Of them the thick forests with coconut trees allure many people all over the world. The hospitality shown by the keralites makes people to visit Kerala often. The Literacy rate here is almost 100%, the only state to have all literates in India.

Trip Overview

An excellent introduction to Kerala,South India. Covering the colonial port city of Cochin, the tea plantations of Munnar, a walk in the wild with tribal trackers in Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, the picturesque backwaters of Kerala where cultivation is done below sea-level and the famous Kovalam Beach

Tour Route

Cochin »  Munnar » Periyar » Houseboat » Kovalam

 

Tour includes :

Vibrant Port Town, Tea Hills, Cultural Dances, Wildlife Resort Stay, Spice Plantation Visits, Jungle Treks, Houseboat Cruise, Beach Resort Stay.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1
Cochin

Fly with Emirates or similar, with a change en route.

Day 2
Cochin

You are met on arrival and transferred to the colonially influenced Fort Cochin region of the city for two nights at the Brundon boatyard/Inter continental, a restored colonial bungalow. The afternoon is free to relax; later enjoy a sunset cruise on Cochin harbour.

Day 3
Cochin

Spend this morning taking in the sights of Fort Cochin. Having been under the control of the Portuguese, the Dutch and the British, Fort Cochin has a rich and varied history. Explore the busy streets by foot and wander through the Dutch Palace with its murals of India’s mythological epic, The Ramayana. Also visit the church of St Francis, which is India’s oldest, and the Chinese fishing nets.

Day 4
Cochin, Munnar

After breakfast pay a visit to the Synagogue and then carry on by car to the cool fresh air of Munnar, which is covered by sprawling tea estates. Stay at either the tall trees or tea county for the night. The afternoon is free for you to explore this hilly region.

Day 5
Munnar, Periyar

From Munnar head south today through beautiful countryside to the Cardamom Hills which cradle the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Two nights are spent at the spice village

Day 6
Periyar

An exciting walk through the forest with local tribal trackers is organised this morning. The afternoon is free, with the option of taking a shared boat ride on Lake Periyar to spot wild elephant.

Day 7
Periyar, Alleppey

Drive to Alleppey this morning and stay at the Akkarakalam Memoirs, a restored bungalow in the heart of Kerala’s famous backwaters. Life has a pace all of its own here and a sunset cruise is the perfect way to unwind.

Day 8
Alleppey, Kovalam

After breakfast a short drive brings you to the beaches of Kovalam. Stay at the Travancore Heritage Hotel, a first class resort on a cliff overlooking the beach. The day is spent at leisure.

Day 9
Kovalam, London

Return flight from Trivandrum airport via the Middle East.

Accommodation

Place Nts Resorts
Cochin

3

Brundon boatyard / Inter continental
Munnar

2

Tall trees/Mountain club
Periyar

2

Spice village/Anavilasam/Elephant court
Houseboat

1

Premium houseboat
kovalam

2

Travancore heritage/Uday samudra

 

Rates starts from INR 60,000/- per person ($ 970)

Meal Plan: Bed & breakfast
Season: June to September; October – January can also be considered.

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