Kerala - Gods own country. Famous for its Culture, Heritage, Nature and people. Hill stations are the crown with beautiful tea, spice plantations. Lakes, lagoons and beaches are a gem in the crown. A state with 14 districts from Kasargod to Trivandrum and Trivandrum is the capital city. As per mythology Kerala is recovered from the sea by Parasurama. He threw his ax across the sea and as far as it reached the water withdrawn.
You will be received by our person at airport or station in Kochi and driver to the hill station. Its about 4 plus hours drive from Kochi. Valara and cheeyapara water falls comes on the way, they are more active in Monsoon and soon after monsoon. A stop at photo point, tea plantation and view point. Check in to your resort and if time permits, visit the nearby town. Have a beautiful night in this hill station.
Karadipara view point
The day is for Munnar sightseeing. We begin with Mattupetty Dam; a beautiful spot for viewing the picturesque Munnar, Kundala Lake- a natural lake with recreational facilities like boating and having excellent views of the Western Ghats as well as the forest surrounded by. Also visit Eco point and tea plantations. Post lunch you will be taken to Eravikulam national park; where the endangering Nilgiri Tahr is conserved. If you get some time free then try your hands at some optional activity spots. Back to hotel Enjoy your last night sleep at Munnar.
Eravikulam National Park – Online bookings available
Thekkady is also known as Periyar is a tiger reserve in about 3 hours drive from Munnar. It is the ultimate reservoir for many species also has a rich tribal culture. Boating in Periyar lake is the main attaracton here, this will bring opportunity to watch the wild animals closely in their natural habitat. The rest of the day you can visit spice plantation and market, elephant safari and Jeep safari also available. One can enjoy the cultural shows in the evening. Overnight stay.
Leave the hill station behind and drive to the scenic backwater of Kerala. You will pass through lush mangrove forests, paddy fields and massive coconut trees lining up on the shores. A destination to relax looking over the backwaters. The bird sanctuary here spread over 14 acres is a famous haunt of ornithologists and bird watchers. Many migratory species like the Siberian Stork and Wild Duck can be seen here, along with darters, herons, egret, waterfowls and cuckoos are fascinating sight for the visitors. Visit the paddy field, cross the village bridge, chase a flock of Duck. Live. Laugh. Love.
This morning will give you some mesmerizing view if you are close to the backwaters. The village people, the fishermen and boats worth to watch in the morning. Enjoy your Nasta and proceed to Alleppey; Venice of the east. You will be boarding the traditional style Kerala Houseboat/ Kettuvallam by 12noon. A moving houseboat of Kerala is a unique experience. You will have an ever memorable backwater cruise through the beautiful lagoons and waterways coir villages in Alleppey till 05:30 Pm. All your 3 complimentary meals, evening tea and snack will be prepared and served by an exclusive chef on board. Overnight stay at houseboat.
Check in Time: - 12 Noon
Check out Time: - 9.00AM
Cruising Hours: - 12.00 PM 5.30 PM
Food Plan: - Lunch, Evening Tea with Snack, Dinner & Breakfast (VEG/NON VEG AS PER YOUR CHOICE)
Enjoy the breakfast cruise and check out, drive to Kochi the financial capital of Kerala. Shopping, sighetseeing and later drop off at Kochi airport or station.
Accommodation in well-appointed room mentioned in the above hotel or similar category
1 double Room in each hotel and houseboat
Daily Buffet breakfast as per plan mentioned in the package.
All three meals, evening tea and snacks prepared by an exclusive chef on houseboat for a day.
A/c Private INDICA for all surface transfers & sightseeing for the above mentioned destinations.
All applicable hotel & vehicle taxes, toll, parking fees, permit charge, fuel, driver allowance etc.
Any Airfare / Train fare to the arrival or from the departure point.
Any additional transportation which is not mentioned in the itinerary Entrance fees to Amusement parks, Boating & other theatre show charges.
Any meals other than those mentioned above package
Any cost for extra child must be paid directly.
Any portage at airports and hotels, tips, insurance, wine, mineral water, telephone charges, and all items of personal nature.
Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, roadblocks, and vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances etc.
Any services not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
If you have own suggestion to change the hotel or schedule, it is possible with the request to the company along with the tour query.
In case of non-availability of rooms at the hotels mentioned, we shall provide you alternate hotels of similar category and facility.
Usual Hotel Check-in time is 12.00 hrs & / Check-out time 12.00 Noon, early check in and late checkout are subject to availability and surcharge
Costing is done on per person with double occupancy and with the base category, rooms, any up gradation/ /changing hotels, Room type, luxury cars etc. subject to surcharge.
Most of the Hotels in hill stations, like Munnar, Thekkady, Ooty etc cater non a/c rooms only.
Majority resorts are relatively far away from the town especially in hill stations and any specific requirement for the city hotel must be communicated with the executive before the conformation.
Distance and transfer time provided on the itinerary between each destinations are for reference only, agent or driver will not be responsible for any delay in the same due to high traffic, processions, bad weather, interior resort location etc.
Usual timing of the vehicle and driver will be 8am-8pm and any additional usage is the discretionary of the driver or operator. Night use of vehicle in gut route/fogy roads / high rain fall time/ wild animal presents etc will be restricted
The above rates are valid for the mentioned period only & it may vary if there is any sudden hike in Govt tax and policy changes.
Xmas and New Year supplement charges would be mandatory