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Kerala Delight - (6 Nights & 7 Days)

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Overview

  • 1 Night in Cochin, 2 nights in Munnar, 1 night in Thekkady & 2 night in Kumarakom
  • Daily breakfast
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Boat ride at Periyar Lake
  • Boat cruise at Vembanand Lake Kumarakom
  • All transfers & sightseeing by Air-conditioned vehicles

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Cochin

Meeting assistance on arrival at Cochin Airport and transfer to hotel.

On arrival, check-in at hotel

Afternoon proceed for the sightseeing tour of Cochin visiting the Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace and see the Chinese fishing nets (Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace are closed on Fridays)

Cochin: This city perfectly reflects the eclecticism of Kerala. Here you can see St Francis Church, the oldest church in India. Winding streets, crammed with 500-year-old Portuguese houses, add to the quaint charm of Cochin. A Jewish community, whose roots go back to 1,000 AD, still maintains its 16th century synagogue. Mattancherry Palace was built by the Portuguese and given to the Raja of Cochin. The Dutch later renovated this palace, which contains some of India's most beautiful murals. Fort Cochin is one of the country’s largest ports and a major naval base. Here, one can still see the famous 14th-15th century cantilevered Chinese fishing nets.

Overnight stay at hotel

Day 2:  Cochin - Munnar (135 kms / approx 5 hrs drive)

After breakfast, check out from hotel & transfer to Munnar.

On arrival, check-in at hotel

Munnar: Munnar is a hill station established by the British and situated on the Western Ghats (1,800 meters above sea level). This picturesque little town has gentle hills of tea, coffee and cardamom plantations. One can visit the nearby lakes, reservoirs, forest and tea estates.

Rest of the day at leisure to relax.

Overnight stay at hotel

Day 3: Munnar

Breakfast at the hotel

Afternoon proceed for the sightseeing tour of Munnar

Visit the Christ Church, Rajamala Hills lying adjacent to the park and stop by at Madupetty Dam, a famous picnic spot for boating and horse riding en route to Top Station. (Boating and horse riding on direct payment)

Also visit Tea museum and see tea making process. You can also purchase fine quality local tea from here.

Enjoy rest of the day at leisure and relax in the surroundings of the hotel.

Overnight stay at hotel

Day 4: Munnar - Thekkady (112 kms / approx 4 hrs drive)

After breakfast, check out from hotel & transfer to Periyar, known for its Wildlife reserve.

On arrival, check-in at hotel

Periyar: Periyar was the first wildlife sanctuary in the state, it was set up in 1934 and forms part of the Western Ghats mountain range. The Periyar sanctuary is a rare instance of human meddling having enhanced rather than damaged an ecosystem. A boat ride on Lake Periyar allows you to observe the animals in their natural habitat. Cruising on the mist-shrouded lake you are likely to see animals such as Wild Boar, Sambar Deer, Wild Dogs, Langoor Monkeys and Wild Elephants. (Boat ride is subject to availability)

Overnight stay at hotel

Day 5: Thekkady - Kumarakom (122 kms / approx 3 hrs drive)

After breakfast, check out from hotel transfer to Kumarakom.

On arrival, check-in at hotel

Kumarakom: The enchanting backwater destination of Kumarakom is a small village that is a cluster of little islands on the Vembanad Lake in Kerala. Kumarakom strengthens Kerala’s reputation for being God’s own country with its unbelievably beautiful mangrove forests, coconut groves and emerald green paddy fields interspersed with enchanting waterways and canals adorned with while lilies. It is a breathtaking bout to experience a solitary and calm glide through this network of waterways.

Enjoy 2 Hours Boat cruise at Vembanand Lake

Return to the hotel.

Rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight stay at hotel

Day 6: Kumarakom

Breakfast at hotel

The day is at leisure to explore the backwaters, known for its small water canals surrounded by lush green paddy fields and swaying palms.

You may enjoy an ayurvedic message at the hotel. (On Direct Payment)

Overnight stay at hotel

Day 7: Kumarakom - Cochin (80 kms / approx 2 hrs drive) & Depart Cochin

After breakfast, check out from hotel & transfer to Cochin Airport for your onward journey

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Package Cost

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Government service tax @ 3.50% on total billing

Validity: Rate Valid from 1st April – 30th September 15

Hotel Envisaged

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Cost Includes

  • Meeting & assistance on arrival at Cochin Airport
  • 06 Nights accommodation in above mentioned or similar hotels
  • Daily buffet/ fixed menu breakfast at all places
  • Boat ride at Periyar Lake
  • Boat cruise at Vembanand Lake Kumarakom
  • Air-conditioned car for all transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary
  • All currently applicable taxes 

Cost Excludes 

  • Air fare or train fare
  • Any meals other than those specified in ‘Cost Includes’
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc
  • Any other item not specified in ‘cost includes’
  • Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing
  • Government service tax extra as applicable on total billing 

Terms & Conditions

  • All Prices are in Indian Rupees and valid for Indian National
  • In case rooms are not available in the above mentioned hotels, we shall book the rooms in alternate hotels charging actual supplement / reduction.

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