Take a discovery tour of Kerala in South India: cruise the world- famous backwaters on a typical local boat, visit magnificent Cochin with its traditional architecture influenced by Western culture and admire the evocative Kathakali dance with its 400 years long history.

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Take a discovery tour of Kerala in South India: cruise the world- famous backwaters on a typical local boat, visit magnificent Cochin with its traditional architecture influenced by Western culture and admire the evocative Kathakali dance with its 400 years long history.

Finally, take a safari tour in Periyar National Park and rest on a beautiful tropical beach.

Trip summary

  • Travel style Tailor-made travel
  • Departure Cochin
  • End Cochin
  • Countries
    • India
  • City
    • Cochin
    • Munnar
    • Periyar
    • Alleppey
    • Marari Beach
  • Theme Wild nature
  • Accommodation Standard, Superior, Deluxe
  • Flight Excluded
  • Guide Included
  • The tour has met our highest standards

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    ARRIVAL IN COCHIN & SIGHT SEEING
    Day 1 Transfer by car

    The Tour starts at 10 AM in the morning. If you happen to be arriving in the morning on Tour starting date our Representative will come and pick you up at the airport. Otherwise, we can pick you from your Hotel too.

    Arrival in Cochin. After the customs formalities, meet with MTA Representative. Our Representative will be waiting for you outside the exit gate of International Airport. Visit the most cosmopolitan city in South India: the Chinese nets, the Mattancherry Dutch Palace, the church of San Francesco which houses the tombstone of Vasco de Gama, the synagogue in the Jewish area. Afternoon enjoy the dance show of Kathakali. Overnight stay in Cochin.

    Inclusions : Accommodation, Transport, Tourist Guide, Entrance fees, Assistance

    Highlights : Chinese Fishing Net, Fort Cochin.

    Please Note : Hotel Check-in would be after the sightseeing.

    Visited places:
    • Cochin
  • 2
    COCHIN - MUNNAR ( 145 KM – 4 Hrs Approx)
    Day 2 Transfer by car

    Drive to Munnar, Set at an altitude of 6000 ft in Idukki district, Munnar was the favoured summer resort of the erstwhile British rulers in the colonial days. Famous for Unending tea plantations, pristine valleys and mountains and exotic species of flora and fauna in its wild sanctuaries and forests. Arrival and checkin. Overnight.

    Inclusions : Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport, Tourist Guide, Entrance fees

    Highlights : Tea Museum, Tea Plantations

    Visited places:
    • Cochin
    • Munnar
  • 3
    MUNNAR - PERIYAR ( 100 KM – 2 Hrs Approx)
    Day 3 Transfer by car

    Continue in the direction of Periyar, located at 900 meters on the Western Ghats, in a splendid scenery of tea and spice plantations. The Periyar National Park is one of the most important and ancient projects to protect the Indian tiger. Arrival and hotel accommodation in the area of Thekkady. In the afternoon take a Jeep Safari in Mountains. Along the way, a brief tour of spice plantation and driving through the gardens of Tea, Coffee and cocoa.

    Inclusions : Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport, Spice Plantation Tour, Jeep Ride

    Highlights : Jeep Ride, Spice Plantations

    Visited places:
    • Munnar
    • Periyar
  • 4
    PERIYAR - ALLEPPEY ( 120 KM – 3 Hrs Approx)
    Day 4 Transfer by car

    Drive to Alleppey. Enroute enjoy the panoramic views of Nilgiri Mountains and visit the Sacred Heart church in the middle of Tea Gardens. Arrive at Alleppey and embark in your Houseboat. Enjoy the beauty and serenity of the life around the Vembanad lake during your stay in the Houseboat. You will be provided the Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast next day in the Houseboat only. Overnight in Houseboat.

    Inclusions : Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport, Lunch, Dinner

    Highlights : Houseboat Stay, Life around the Vembanad

    Visited places:
    • Periyar
    • Alleppey
  • 5
    ALLEPPEY - MARARI BEACH (20 KM – 1 Hr Approx)
    Day 5 Transfer by car

    Disembark from the Houseboat and proceed towards Marari Beach. Arrive at Marari and checkin to the hotel. Rest of time is free for relax and optional activities at Resort. Overnight

    Inclusions : Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport,

    Highlights : Marari Beach

    Visited places:
    • Alleppey
    • Marari Beach
  • 6
    MARARI BEACH
    Day 6 Transfer by car

    Full day at leisure for beach activities, Ayurvedic treatments, relaxation and other activities. Overnight.

    Inclusions : Accommodation, Breakfast

    Highlights : Marari Beach

    Visited places:
    • Marari Beach
  • 7
    MARARI BEACH - COCHIN ( 260 KM – 5 Hrs Approx)
    Day 7 Transfer by car

    Morning free for leisure. Transfer to Cochin and later to the International Airport. No accommodation.

    Inclusions : Breakfast, Transport

    Please Note : please note That you will be dropped at the Airport or any other location of your choice. Please plan accordingly your onward journey.

    Visited places:
    • Marari Beach
    • Cochin
  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes
    • Accommodation as per Itinerary on twin sharing with Bed and Breakfast Plan.
    • Transport by private air conditioned vehicle as per program.
    • Professional English Speaking Guide. ( we can also arrange Guide in Other Languages on Request )
    • Entrance fees to museums, archaeological sites and parks. One visit to each monument is allowed
    • Night Stay in Houseboat with Lunch & Dinner
    • Mountain Jeep Safari in Periyar
    • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off. 
    • 2 bottles of water per traveler per day
    • Travel kit document bag
    • One souvenir gift from MTA 
    • Private and personalized services.
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    Price does not include
    • International flights & Insurance (we can do the same on request).
    • Entry visa to India (Click Here to get informations, we can assist you to get the visa for India).
    • Possible entrance fees for cameras and camcorders (to be regulated on site).
    • Meals, drinks, personal extras and anything not mentioned in the tour or in inclusions.
    • Tipping to Tour Guides, Drivers etc.