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EXOTIC KERALA


Kerala a state in Southern India is known as a tropical paradise of waving palms and wide sandy beaches. It is a narrow strip of coastal territory that slopes down the Western Ghats in a cascade of lush green vegetation, and reaches to the Arabian sea. 

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Kerala borders the states of Tamil Nadu to the east and Karnataka to the north. It is also known for its backwaters, mountains, coconuts, spices and art forms like Kathakali and Mohini Attam. It is the most literate state in India, and a land of diverse religions, where you can find Hindu temples, mosques, churches, and even synagogues. With world class tourist sporting options, ayurvedic spas and treatments, eco-tourism initiatives, a large number of visit options ranging from beautiful high altitude blue mountains to pristine rain forests to golden sun-sand beaches and an enormous range of accommodation, Kerala has much to offer the visitor.

 

Day 1: Cochin
 
On arrival at Cochin meet & assist and transfer to the hotel. Later proceed for half day sightseeing tour of Cochin. 
 
Overnight stay at Cochin
 
Day 2: Cochin - Munnar 
 
After breakfast check – out from the hotel & drive to Munnar, Munnar is situated at the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. 1600 m above sea level, this hill station was once the summer resort of the erstwhile British Government in South India, on arrival check – in at the hotel.
 
Overnight stay at Munnar.
 
Day 3: Munnar
 
After breakfast proceed for Sightseeing in Munnar covering Mount Carmel, the first Catholic Church in the high ranges, Mattapetty Lake, tea museum, cattle breeding center, Top Station-the topmost point in Munnar and Devikulam-a small hill station. 
 
Overnight stay at Munnar.
 
Day 4: Munnar 
 
After breakfast rest of the day leisure to explore the hill station. 
 
Overnight stay at Munnar.
 
Day 5: Munnar - Kumarakom
 
In the morning, leave Munnar for Kumarakom - In the lush backwaters of Kottayam in Kerala, lies a veritable paradise, which is called Kumarakom, or the 'Venice of the East'. Kumarakom is Kerala’s heartland of lagoons, palm fringed lakes and paddy fields, inter-linked with hundreds of winding canals, and with the typical low slung country boats that carry everything from people to fish, rice and coconuts to the milkman and newspaper boy, local politicians and priests to wedding parties.
 
Overnight stay at Kumarakom.
 
Day 6: Kumarakom
 
After breakfast full day free to enjoy the back water of Kerala.
 
Overnight stay at Kumarakom.
 
Day 07: Departure
 
After breakfast check-out from the hotel & drive to Cochin airport to board flight for onward Airport for your onward destination.
 

 

Includes:

 
  • 6 nights accommodation in well-appointed room.
  • Daily buffet breakfast at hotel coffee shop.
  • Transfers and tours with surface transportation using air-conditioned medium car.
  • Entrance to the monument.
  • Local English speaking guide only in Cochin, & Munnar for sightseeing as per programme. 
  • All applicable taxes including government service tax.

 


Excludes:

  • Any Air fare /rail fare / travel insurance.
  • Any camera fees.
  • Any expenses of personal nature like tip, laundry, table drinks, Phone etc.
  • Any other expense not mentioned in includes.
 
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