Splendors of Kerala

Splendors of Kerala

Cochin - Munnar - Periyar - Houseboat - Cochin

Starting Price : USD 509 / Euro 384

 
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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Splendors of KeralaTour Duration : 05 Nights / 06 Days
Destinations Covered: Cochin - Munnar - Periyar - Houseboat - Cochin

Package Inclusions:
. Accommodation twin sharing basis
. Air Conditioned transport for entire tour as per itinerary
. Daily buffet breakfast
. Qualified English speaking guide in Cochin
. Traditional Kathakali dance show in Cochin
. Plantation tour in Periyar
. Elephant safari in Periyar (subject to availability)
. 03 hrs guided trek in the forest
. 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. Cochin is an important spice-trading centre on the Arabian Sea coast from the 14th century onwards. It was also the first European colonial settlement in India. Later 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".

Day 02:- Cochin To Munnar (135 Km / 4 H)
After breakfast drive to Munnar, one of the highest located tea estates in the world. It is set in a fascinating mountain landscape with fresh, crisp air. While travelling through this region you can observe the tea picker while they are harvesting and soak up the smell of the spices in the cardamom hills. Overnight stay in Munnar

Day 03:- Munnar
In the morning you go for sightseeing in the Rajamalai National Park or Eravikulam National Park (optional). In this park you can spot some wild animals like the Nilgiri Thar, Nilgiri Langur, Mountain Goat, Sambar, Gaur, elephant and if you are very lucky you can even see a lion. Along the way back to the hotel you see the magnificent tea and cardamom plantations. Overnight stay in Munnar

Day 04:- Munnar To Periyar (110 Km / 3 .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 aromaticyle="padding:3px;">
TOUR LODGING INFO: 05 Nights / 06 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 Old Courtyard Killians Hotel Koder House
Munnar 02 Nights Bracknell Forest Forest Haven Resort Ambady Estate
Periyar 01 Nights Wildernest
TOUR LODGING INFO: 05 Nights / 06 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 Old Courtyard Killians Hotel Koder House
Munnar 02 Nights Bracknell Forest Forest Haven Resort Ambady Estate
Periyar 01 Nights Wildernest Cardamom County Shalimar Spice Garden Resort
Backwaters 01 Nights Houseboat Houseboat Houseboat


Suggested Itinerary Map


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