Classic Kerala Tour - Tea gardens, backwaters and beaches
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.Read more
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.
Arrival in Cochin. 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, 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: Breakfast, Transport, Tour Guide, Monument Entrance,
Accommodations: Hotel Abad / Abad Atrium (standard); Casino Hotel / Dutch Bungalow (Deluxe), Eight Bastion / Trident (Superior).
Please Note: The tour starts at 9 AM in the morning, please plan your arrival accordingly. Hotel check in would be after sightseeing.
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 check in. Overnight.
Inclusions: Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport, Tour Guide, Monument Entrances.
Accommodation: Hotel: Deshadan Backwater Resort / Abad Copper Castle (standard) / Silver Tips / Tall Trees (deluxe) / Panoramic Gateway /Chandys Woods (Superior).
We'll 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 we'll take a Jeep Safari in the mountains. Along the way, enjoy a brief tour through spice plantations, tea gardens, coffee and cocoa plantations.
Inclusions : Accommodation, Train, Breakfast , Transport, Spice Plantation Tour, Jeep Ride.
Accommodation: Peppervine / Elephant Route (standard) / Abad Green Forest / Poetree Samovar Portico (deluxe) / Spice Village / Cardamom County (superior).
Drive to Alleppey. Enjoy the panoramic views of Nilgiri Mountains and visit the Sacred Heart church in the middle of Tea Gardens.
Arrival in Alleppey and embarkation your houseboat. Enjoy the beauty and serenity of the life around the Vembanad lake during your stay in the houseboat. You will be provided lunch, dinner and breakfast on the next day on the houseboat only.
Overnight in the houseboat.
Disembark from the houseboat and proceed towards Marari Beach Resort. Arrive at Marari and visit a fisherman’s village nearby. Your driver will Guide you. Rest of time is free for relax and optional activities at Beach Resort. Overnight.
Inclusions: Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport,
Accommodations: Flamingo (standard), Abad Turtle Beach / Le Plage (deluxe) / Marari Beach Resort /Xandari Pearl (superior).
Children below 5 year travel free.
Please notify any specific dietary requirements at time of booking, A moderate amount of walking is involved; comfortable walking shoes and sunglasses/sunscreen are highly recommended.
Elephant rides are not available during Navratras.