Exotic Kerala

Exotic Kerala

Cochin - Periyar - Houseboat - Cochin

Starting Price : USD 255 / Euro 185


A perfect description for a land renowned as God's Own Country. What adds to the charm of its backwaters, beaches, Ayurvedic health holidays, wildlife, monuments and vibrant art forms, is its amazing social development indicates that are on par with the developed world. Kerala is a very easy place to simply sit back and enjoy.

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Exotic KeralaTour Duration : 03 Nights / 04 Days
Destinations Covered: Cochin - Periyar - Alleppey - Cochin

Package Inclusions:
. Accommodation twin sharing basis
. Air Conditioned transport for entire tour as per itinerary
. Daily buffet breakfast
. One night on House Boat on full board basis.
. Entrances fees at Cochin and Thekkady only
. Plantation tour in Periyar
. Elephant ride in Periyar (subject to availability)
. English speaking guide for Cochin sightseeing
. All presently applicable tax

Package Exclusions:
. Meals other than those specifies in the itinerary
. Camera fee charges & tips
. All other than those listed in above inclusions

Day 01:- Cochin (Arrival)
Upon arrival at Cochin airport you will be greeted by our representative and transfer to your hotel. Go for Cochin sightseeing - Visit Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis church, Chinese fishing nets and Bolgatty palace. In the evening you can visit the popular classical dance-drama of Kerala "Kathakali". Overnight stay in Cochin

Day 02:- Cochin - Periyar (175 Km / 4.5 H)
After breakfast drive to Periyar and check into the hotel. The name Periyar comes after the Dam made here by the English in 1895. A wild life reserve hence is an ideal place to track down wild life such as Elephants, Bison, Deer and numerous other varieties of birds. The landscape here is with very tropical and you will be surrounded by tea, coffee & other spices. By afternoon go for a guided plantation tour to the nearby garden where in various species of spices and other aromatic plants are cultivated. The guide explains & clarifies your doubts on this tour and later you can enjoy the elephant ride. Overnight stay in Periyar

Day 03:- Periyar - Houseboat (165 Km / 4 H)
Cruise: Alleppey round trip
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive towards Alleppey - the land of Backwaters. On arrival at Alleppey, you get onto a private House boat that is waiting to take you on a tour through the backwaters, a splendid area full of canals, lakes and coves. You can sunbathe on the deck or observe the landscape from the protection of the cabin. The population's whole life takes place here on the water. The people sail, fish, swim and bathe here. They do their washing and their washing up. They are so adapted to the water that you can see people talking for an hour, while they are up to their necks in water. Peddlers take care of the supplies and the public transport goes on the water. Countless water birds wait for their chance to catch a fish. The trip goes through a wonderful area full of palm trees, rice fields and floating water plants that surround the boat like emerald Green Island. Overnight on Houseboat

Day 04:- Alleppey - Cochin (Departure)
Departure transfer to Cochin airport for onward flight.


TOUR LODGING INFO: 03 Nights / 04 Days Hotels
Accommodation is provided on 01Double & 02 Extra beds with breakfast basis, except in houseboat on full board basis. For Lunch and dinner there would be an additional supplement. A hotel list is as follows

Places Nights Standard Hotels Superior Hotels Deluxe Hotels
Cochin 01 Night Gama Heritage Abad Grande Residencia Brounton Boatyard
Periyar 01 Night Michaels Inn Cardamom County Shalimar spice Village
Backwaters 01 Nights AC Houseboat AC Houseboat DLX Ac Houseboat

Suggested Itinerary Map

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