5 Night Essence of Kerala Tour – God's Own Country

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5 nights / 6 days



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  • Enjoy a fascinating journey through the backwaters of Kerala, a chain of brackish lagoons and lakes lying parallel to the Arabian Sea coast of Kerala. The network includes five large lakes linked by canals, both man made and natural, fed by 38 rivers, and extending virtually half the length of Kerala state. In the midst of this beautiful landscape there are a number of towns and cities, which are the starting and end points of backwater cruises. An exhilarating tour of God’s own country, Kerala. Come to the land of spices and experience the tranquillity of composed seawater, tropical greenery and imperial hills.
Day 1: Arrive Cochin:

• Arrive Cochin and check in to your room .

• Proceed for Cochin sightseeing such as the Dutch Palace, the Jewish synagogue, the Chinese Fishing Nets and the Fort Kochi Beach.
• Later in the afternoon visit Dutch Palace is well known for its mural paintings, which are noted for their high level of excellence.
• Next visit 16th century Jewish Synagogue which hoses many are antiques. Next visit St Francis Church and see Chinese fishing nets.
• The tour will end with the visit to local theater to see kathakali dance program.
P.S. : Dutch Palace remains closed on Friday, Synagogue closes on Friday & Saturday.
Day 2: Cochin/Munnar:

• Drive toso Munnar with en-route stop at Valera and Cheeyappara Waterfalls.

• Arrive and check in to room.
Day 3: Munnar sightseeing:

• Embark on a full daysightseeing of the Romantic hills in Munnar visiting the Eravikulam National Park, Rajamala Peak, Tea Museum (closed on Mondays), Mattupetty Dam, and Echo Point.

Day 4: Munnar/Thekkady:

• Morning drive to Periyar, The very sound of the word Thekkady conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hills and spice scented plantations. Periyar is sprawled over an area of 777 sq kms and its Tiger reserve is an example of nature’s bounty with great scenic charm and rich bio-diversity.

• In the afternoon enjoy boat cruise on Lake Periyar (subject to operation & availability).
Day 5: Thekkady/Alleppey:

• Today morning drive to the coast and to the melodically named town of Kumarakom on the banks of Lake Vembandu. Kumarakom is a world famous backwater destination.

• Arrive & check in at hotel. Later enjoy backwater cruise on Lake Vembanadu (2 hrs cruise).
Day 6: Alleppey/Cochin departure:

• Check out at 1200hrs and drive to Kochi airport where your tour concludes.

  • The above rates are not valid from 20 December 2017 to 10 January, 2018.
  • Accommodation using double room on twin sharing basis at the hotels &house boat.
  • Daily breakfast at the hotels.
  • All meals at the house boat.
  • Transport services using an a/c vehicle with an English speaking driver.
  • All present applicable taxes.
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as laundry, drinks (alcoholic &non alcoholic), phone calls, Tips at hotels/restaurants/guides and chauffeur, still &video camera charges etc.
  • Any lunch &dinner (except at the house boat).
  • Any monument entrance fees, boat ride, harbor cruise etc., the same will be payable directly by the pax.
  • Air tickets to India and back, India Visa fees, airport tax and travel insurance etc.
  • Any domestic air tickets, airport departure tax if any.
  • Any expenses caused by reasons beyond our and our associate offices control such as flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuation riots, strikes, political unrest, natural disasters etc.
  • Any other taxes or service charges that could be enforced during travelling period will be extra and needed to be borne by the guests.
  • Mandatory Christmas / New Year Eve Gala dinner supplement may apply at hotels and may be additional.
  • Any other expenses not specified above in “Price include”section.
  • Cancellation 30days before the date of travel no retention
  • Cancellation between 30 to 15 days before the date of travel 50% cancellation applies
  • Cancellation between 14 to 08 days before the date of travel 75% cancellation applies
  • Cancellation within 07 days before the date of travel 100% cancellation applies.
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