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ENCHANTING KERALA
Resident Special EA Citizen Special


From USD   530* | from £ 0 386.9*

per person sharing

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: Arrival Cochin & Drive to Kumarakom/Alleppey
On arrival at Cochin airport, meet & assist and later drive to Kumarakom. In the lush backwaters of Kottayam in Kerala, lies a veritable paradise, which is called Kumarakom, or the 'Venice of the East'. Overnight in Kumarakom/Alleppey

Day 2: Kumarakom/Alleppey
After leisurely breakfast enjoy the serene environs or go for some exotic Ayurvedic therapies available at the hotel (direct payment basis). Overnight in Kumarakom/Alleppey

Day 3: Kumarakom/Alleppey - Thekkady
This morning after breakfast at the hotel you will be driven by surface to Thekkady. Periyar in Thekkady is South India’s most popular wildlife sanctuary, encompassing an area of 777 sq. km. On arrival check – in at the hotel. Overnight in Thekkady 

Day 4: Thekkady
This morning proceed for a boat ride on Lake Periyar. Later proceed for spice plantation visit. Evening will be at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Thekkady

Day 5: Thekkady - Munnar
This morning after breakfast drive to Munnar by surface. Sprawling tea plantations, picture book towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities makes Munnar a popular rest town. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight in Munnar

Day 6: Munnar
After breakfast at the hotel proceed for a city tour of Munnar. Sightseeing in Munnar covering Mount Carmel, Mattapetty Lake and tea museum. Overnight in Munnar

Day 7: Munnar - Cochin
After breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Cochin. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight in Cochin

Day 8: Cochin
After breakfast proceed for half day Cochin city tour. Visit the Dutch Palace, the Jewish Synagogue and the cantilevered Chinese fishing nets, See St. Francis Church & the Santa Cruz Church. Evening you will visit a local theatre to watch Kathakali dance performance. Overnight in Cochin

Day 9: Depart Cochin
Morning after breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Cochin airport to board flight for onward journey

Includes:

  • Accommodation in well-appointed room.
  • Daily buffet breakfast at hotel coffee shop.
  • Transfers and tours with surface transportation using air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Entrances to Monuments
  • Local English speaking guide for sightseeing as per program. 
  • All applicable taxes 

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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