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 He threw his ax across the sea and as far as it reached the water withdrawn.
Kochi/Cochin a city with rich heritage and history,One of the best place to do a walking tour.One will get the glimpse of Portughse, Dutch colonial era remains.Chinese fishing nets, Synagogue, St. Francis church - the oldest European church in India and where the legendary voyager Vasco-da-Gama was originally buried. Jew town,Spice market are other attractions here. Back to hotel for night stay.
St Francis Church
Chinese fishing nets
Fort Cochin beach
Athirapally, south India's most beautiful waterfall nicknamed as The Niagra of India. A couple of hours drive from Kochi. It's covered with evergreen forest on Chalakudy river. Walk till the beginning of waterfall is refreshing, beautiful pathway and greenery all around make you fall in love with the place. Visit the Carpet and Vazhachal Falls. Falls are active in its peak from Monsoon season. Overnight stay.
Check out after breakfast and proceed and Munnar. Munnar is really a heaven of Kerala in the western ghats with cool and foggy climate throughout the year. Upon arrival you will be received by our person and while driving from Kochi to Munnar will get to see Cheeyapara and Valara waterfalls on the way. You will pass through the photo point, tea plantations and view points. Check in to the hotel and if time permits you may visit the nearby town. Night stay at Munnar.
Karadipara view point
Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel and later unwind yourself to the misty Munnar. The Whole day is to explore Munnar. 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
Drive to Thekkady, tiger reserve, You can have an amazing boat ride in the Periyar River flowing through the Tiger Reserve, which will bring rare opportunities to watch wild animals roaming in their natural habitat very closely. it is the ultimate reservoir of many an endangered species and rich tribal culture. After boating you could visit the Elephant safari place. A chance to enjoy the unique experience. Seated on top of an elephant, ride through the plantations to get the views of the valleys. Here the evening has a surprise for you; here get a chance to watch the world famous Kathakali and martial art shows. Overnight stay.
Martial art show
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 proceed to alleppey to experience world known houseboat. 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)
After on board breakfast, heading to another landscape; beach. Kovalam; attracts large number of international beach lovers since last several decades with its magnificent sandy beach stretches and shallow water that are perfect for water sports and swimming. Kovalam has three adjacent crescent beaches. You can check in your beach resort and rest of the day at leisure/ enjoy the thrilling beach. Water sport activities are available here. Sunbathing, swimming, herbal body massages, special cultural programs available too. Pamper yourself time for a sleep.
After breakfast you will be going to Trivandrum capital city of the old Travancore Kingdom and presently of Kerala State. A day with different experiences. Half day city tour to experience the So many iconic monuments & attractions like the Napier Museum, KuthiraMalika, Sri Padmanabhapuram Temple, Sri Chithira Arts Gallery, and Zoo, etc. Today early in the morning or in the evening you can visit the famous Sri Padmanabha Swamy temple. Overnight stay.
Sri Chithira Art Gallery
We are about to leave for our last halt destination after breakfast. Kanyakumari the southern tip of Indian Sub-continent and an important destination for pilgrim as well as leisure travelers. On the way get down at Padmanabapuram Palace an architectural wonder, and reach Kanyakumari at noon. Evening visit the famous Vivekananda rock which is situated on the sea and the statue of Thiruvalluvar on the rock. Enjoy an ever memorable Sunset from there as its the point where the Arabian Sea, the Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal are joining together. Overnight stay.
Its your departure day. Pack your bags and enjoy the breakfast. We are driving to Trivandrum airport/railway station. Here ends a memorable trip, a week out of your glass cubicle, out of your virtual world and was with Mother Nature, cultural shows, heritage town. A memory of life time.
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