12 Nights / 13 Days: $ 2182 Per Person
Day 01 Arrive Kochi (Cochin)
Our executive will receive you at the Kochi airport and escort you to the hotel for hassle free check in. Kochi formerly Cochin is fastest growing city in South Indian state. It is financial capital of Kerala. Kochi more famous as the Queen of Arabian Sea. Due to finest natural harbour it’s always draw the attention of European, Arabian & Chinese trader who came here for spices trade and stayed for hundreds of years. Overnight stay
Day 02 Kochi -Sightseeing
Here we visit the Dutch Palace, the Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church, and rive past Dutch and Portuguese buildings. While driving along the coastline, at the mouth of the harbour we see Chinese fishing nets, unique to Cochin and still very much in use. Evening - Enjoy Kathakali dance performance. India's most spectacular Dance Drama based on stories from Ramayana and Mahabharata. Overnight stay
Chinese Fishing Nets in Kochi
Day 03 Kochi-Munnar ( 03 ½ Hrs drive)
Today morning leave for Munnar and on arrival check in at hotel Munnar is not only South India’s most sought-after hill station but also the center of Kerala’s premiere tea-growing center. Munnar is situated at a height of 1525 meters, the hill station of Munnar offers a breathtaking view of the hills and tea gardens, and the rich tropical forests beyond, abounding in exotic flora & fauna. Here visit Anamudi peak, the highest peak in the Western Ghats, in South India, tea plantation and factory where you see tea processing. Tea museum, the first its kind of museum in India. Overnight stay
Day 04 Munnar-Periyar ( 03 Hrs drive)
After breakfast leave for Periyar Periyar is situated on higher elevation of Western Ghats, is the largest National Park and Tiger Reserve but hardly you can sight tiger. The picturesque Periyar Lake at the heart of sanctuary is one of the major attraction of Periyar. Here you can see herds of elephants with in the Park and other species you can see gaur, sambar or spotted deer. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay
Day 05 Periyar
Morning you will be taken for Nature Walk with naturalist in the forest area. Learn more about the local flora & fauna as you walk through the dense forest trails. The rich forests of Periyar are home to many species of plants and you will be amused by the rich bio-diversity of this region. Evening visit to a Spice garden to watch different varieties of spices such as cardamom, cinnamon, peeper, clove, vanilla, ginger, tea and coffee growing in their natural environment. Overnight stay
Herds of Elephant
Day 06 Periyar-Kumarakom ( 04 Hrs drive)
Today morning leave Periyar for Backwater village Kumarakom. On arrival check in at resort Kumarakom is tiny village on the banks of Vembanad Lake. The Vembanad backwaters with its majestic canals, streams and distributaries along its banks wave an intricate and enchantingly beautiful web. The gorgeous green of the fringed palms ripple in the blue waters and blend into wavelets. Kumarakom lies in a timeless world of gentle, unhurried activity. Here you can go for Ayurveda or spa treatment at resort. Overnight stay
Relax on Backwaters
Day 07 Kumarakom-Alleppey
Today late morning you will embark upon your personal houseboat for an overnight journey across the backwaters. The houseboat cruise takes you through the intricate maze of backwaters, mesmerizing and surprising you at every turn with its serene beauty & simple charm. Enjoy the countryside of Kerala at its best. Soak your eyes & soul with array of coconut trees & endless paddy fields. You will also get chance to take a small stroll through the villages & interact with the locals. Overnight on board
Houseboat in Alleppey
Day 08 Alleppey-Kovalam ( 04 ½ Hrs drive)
After breakfast disembark the houseboat at Alleppey boat jetty and head out for Kovalam Kovalam offers some of India’s best beach stretches. Azure water and favourable climate make Kovalam a favourite year-round spot for swimming. Sea here is pacific and shallow where you can take a dip in the saline waters. The clean white sandy beach will arouse a temptation irresistible to lie idle on the sands and tan your body. You could get into any of the Ayurvedic massage centre and indulge in a rejuvenating herbal, body-toning massage and holistic therapies. Overnight stay
Relax on Kovalam beach in Kerala
Day 09-12 Kovalam
All days at leisure to enjoy the facilities of hotel and relax on the beach. You can take experience of Ayurveda or spa treatment at resort.
Day 13 Leave Kovalam-Trivandrum ( ½ Hrs drive)
Today in time transfer to Trivandrum airport to board the return flight to home.
A treat to beat the heat - ‘Kerala’ - one destination that has every bit of what you want; nature, sea and backwaters to relax, enjoy and treat yourself – The lush green tea and coffee plantations to an exciting stroll in Periyar Tiger Reserve rich in variety of flora, fauna and avifauna - Spotting wild Elephant or Bison may be an extravagance to your eyes or clicking picture shots while walking may give you a chance to spot the famous Malabar Hornbill.
Embark your personal houseboat laden with all modern facilities to suite your needs while you relax and sail through the intricate labyrinth of backwaters of Vembanad Lake. Experience the traditional way to rejuvenate your body and soul by a variety of Ayurveda treatments offered by experts.
Just you need to click and book to serve yourself the opulence of nature.
- Kathakali dance show in Kochi
- Backwaters & wildlife of Kerala
- Nature walks & spice garden visit at Periyar
- Experience of Backwaters on Houseboat
- Hills of Kerala
- Beaches of Kovalam
HOTELS: KERALA EXPLORER TOUR
|Aanavilasam Plantation House
|Spice Coast Houseboat
|Nirmaya Surya Samudra
Below price are indicative
|Based on Twin sharing
|Twin sharing cost on luxury hotels
|2182 Per Person
|1584 Per Person
|1364 Per Person
*Above tour cost validity from 01 October 2014 till 15th April 2015, except the festive period of Christmas and New Year 20th Dec 2014- 15th Jan 2015. Small supplement will be applicable for this period.
*Above quoted figures are net per person in respective currencies
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