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Discover Kerala from the get-go

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10D/9N

About

Experience the enchanting beauty of Kerala through a comprehensive tour, starting and ending in Kochi. Explore lush backwaters, misty mountains, pristine beaches, and vibrant forests. Relax in Alleppey and Kollam's serene backwaters, embark on bamboo rafting and jungle hikes in Periyar National Park, and enjoy jeep rides through Munnar's tea plantations. Indulge in unique culinary delig...

Itinerary

Day 1

Reach the Starting Point- Kochi

  • Stay Included

Arrive at Kochi by flight and be enchanted by its intriguing blend of history and culture. 

Our representative will greet you at Kochi Airport and transfer you to Fragrant Nature Kochi - A Five-star Classified Hotel. Enjoy the evening at leisure, soaking in the ambiance of this historic city. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kochi awaits.

Day 2

Quick Sightseeing Tour of Kochi

  • Breakfast

After breakfast, embark on a local sightseeing tour of Kochi, exploring its renowned attractions. Begin with Saint Francis Church, a distinguished monument dating back to the 16th century. 

Next, visit the Old Paradesi Synagogue, the oldest active synagogue in the Commonwealth, constructed in 1567. Then, explore Mattancherry Palace, also known as the Dutch Palace, featuring Kerala murals and exhibits of the Rajas of Kochi. 

Finally, visit the Cochin Spice Market and Chinese fishing nets. Return to the hotel by evening for an overnight stay.

Day 3

Journey to Munnar

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Kochi - Munnar
  • Stay Included

After breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed directly to Munnar. The majestic hills around Munnar, South India's largest tea-growing region, boast emerald-green tea plantations meticulously contoured like ornamental hedges.

After approximately 5 hours of travel, arrive in Munnar by afternoon and check in at the Fragrant Nature Munnar - A Five Star Classified Hotel. 

In the evening, witness a Kalaripayattu Show. Kalaripayattu is an ancient Indian martial art originating from Kerala.

Day 4

Exploring the sites of Munnar

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

After breakfast, embark on a sightseeing tour, starting with a visit to the Munnar Tea Museum. Explore the genesis and growth of tea plantations in Kerala's Western Ghats, a region synonymous with tea cultivation. Enjoy a tea plantation walk tour to experience the beauty of the tea gardens.

Next, visit a spice plantation to learn about the cultivation of various spices. Then, embark on a thrilling Jeep ride to Mankulam and Anakulam villages, enveloped by tea gardens and dense forests. Witness high-altitude tea gardens, tribal areas, waterfalls, and possibly spot wild elephants. 

Return to the hotel by late evening.

Day 5

Drive toward Periyar

  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Munnar - Periyar
  • Stay Included

After breakfast, check out from the hotel and journey towards Periyar. The mention of Thekkady evokes images of elephants, endless hills, and aromatic spice plantations. The Periyar forests in Thekkady stand as one of India's premier wildlife reserves. 

Spread across the district are scenic plantations and hill towns, offering ample opportunities for treks and mountain walks.

Arrive in Periyar by afternoon and check in at Amaana Plantation Resort. Enjoy the evening at your leisure.

Day 6

Half-day Guided Jungle Walk Tour

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Early in the morning, embark on a half-day guided jungle walk tour and bamboo rafting adventure at Periyar National Park, spanning close to 6 hours. Renowned for its tiger and elephant reserves, the sanctuary offers a serene atmosphere amidst nature, providing a break from bustling routines. Spot elephant herds as you explore the jungle. Return to the hotel by noon.

In the evening, attend a Kathakali show, a renowned Indian classical dance form. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel in Periyar (Thekkady).

Day 7

Drive to Kollam

  • Breakfast
  • Periyar - Kollam
  • Stay Included

After breakfast, depart from the hotel and journey towards Kollam, located at the southern gateway to Kerala's backwaters. Ashtamudi Lake's tranquil waterways, bordered by coconut palms, cashew plantations, and quaint villages, offer an authentic backwater experience away from the bustling crowds.

Arrive in Kollam by late afternoon and check-in at The Leela Ashtamudi, A Raviz Hotel. Enjoy the evening at leisure, soaking in the serene ambiance. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Kollam.

Day 8

Explore the sites of Kollam

  • Breakfast

After breakfast, embark on a sightseeing tour starting with a visit to Jatayu Earth's Centre. This rock-themed park, opened in 2017, showcases mythology and adventure tourism attractions, including a 6D theatre, digital audio-visual room, cable car, and an ayurvedic cave resort. 

In the afternoon, return to the resort and enjoy a relaxing 1-hour boat ride through the mangroves and backwaters. The evening is free for leisure activities. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kollam.

Day 9

Venture Out to Alleppey

  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Kollam - Alleppey
  • Stay Included

After breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed towards Alleppey (Alappuzha), renowned as the "Venice of the East" for its stunning backwaters.

Arrive in Alleppey by noon and check in to a private houseboat- Southern Panorama Houseboats. 

Enjoy lunch onboard and embark on a captivating boat cruise across the scenic Vembanad Lake, immersing yourself in the beauty of the backwaters.

Dinner and overnight stay will be on the houseboat in Alleppey.

Day 10

End of the Tour

  • Breakfast
  • Alleppey - Kochi

After breakfast, check out from the houseboat. Enjoy seamless private transportation to Kochi Airport by noon. 

Bid farewell to Kerala with cherished memories from this incredible journey through "God's Own Country," an experience that will be cherished for a lifetime!

Have a Safe Journey Ahead!

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  • Stay Included
  • Transfer
  • Dinner as per Itinerary
  • Sightseeing Tour of Kochi
  • Visit the Cochin Spice Market
  • Witness a Kalaripayattu Show
  • Visit to the Munnar Tea Museum, Kerala's Western Ghats
  • Jump into a thrilling Jeep ride to Mankulam and Anakulam villages
  • Exploring the sites of Periyar
  • Half-day guided jungle walking tour and bamboo rafting adventure
  • Enjoy a Kathakali show
  • 1-hour boat ride through the mangroves

Hotels

Day 1-2

Kochi

Fragrant Nature Kochi - A Five star Classified Hotel

Day 3-4

Munnar

Fragrant Nature Munnar - A Five Star Classified Hotel

Day 5-6

Periyar

Amaana Plantation Resort

Day 7-8

Kollam

The Leela Ashtamudi, A Raviz Hotel

Day 9

Alleppey

Southern Panorama Houseboats

  • Private Transfers between cities & excursions (Via Car)
  • Private Transfers (To and From Hotels/Airports)
  • Accommodation at "Fragrant Nature Kochi - A Five star Classified Hotel": 2 Nights
  • Accommodation at "Fragrant Nature Munnar - A Five Star Classified Hotel": 2 Nights
  • Accommodation at "Amaana Plantation Resort": 2 Nights
  • Accommodation at "The Leela Ashtamudi, A Raviz Hotel": 2 Nights
  • Accommodation at "Southern Panorama Houseboats": 1 Night
  • English-Speaking Tour Guide
  • Boat ride through the mangroves
  • Half-day guided jungle walk tour and bamboo rafting adventure
  • Sightseeing Tour of Kochi
  • Exploring the sites of Periyar
  • All Taxes and Charges
  • Breakfast: 09
  • Lunch: 01
  • Dinner:  05
  • Airfare & Airfare Taxes (Arrival & Departure)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Additional Activities
  • Tips to Guides/Drivers
  • Additional/Personal Expenses
  • Visa Fees (If Applicable)
  • Meals & Beverages (Not Mentioned Above)
  • Early Check-in and Late Check-out Charges
  • Expenses occurred out of some unforeseen circumstances

Hotel included in package:

Starting from:

$1750 $2100

per adult on twin sharing

Destination covered

Kochi (Cochin), Munnar, Alleppey

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