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SPICE OF KERALA

DURATION : 08 NIGHTS / 10 DAYS

 

Enjoy the warmth and colour of exotic Kerala, one of India' most vibrant regions. Explore the tranquil backwaters, lined with swaying palms and fishing villages; savour the scented spice plantations of Periyar and relax in the charming mountains air of Munnar, a former British hill resort. Our Kerala programme includes the unforgettable experience of spending the night on a unique houseboat popularly known as the 'Kettuvallam'.

 

HIGHLIGHT: Cochin / Munnar / Periyar / Kumarakom / Houseboat / Cochin

 

COST: ON REQUEST [ Escorted Groups or Private Journey] 

 

 

Detail Itinerary - Inclusion & Exclusion - Kerala | Extensions |


Day 1: Arrival in Kochi (Cochin)

Welcome at the airport and transfer to the hotel, overnight at hotel 

Day 2: Cochin - Munnar (140 Kms) 

Morning drive to Munnar, Walk in the city, commercial center of tea plantations among the highest of the world. By walk, we explore the tea plantations. Overnight at the hotel (B,L,D)

Day 3: Munnar : Eravikulam National park and plantations

Morning explore the Eravikulam National park, Afternoon visit the tea and coffee plantations. Overnight at the hotel (B,L,D)

Day 4: Munnar - Periyar (102 Kms)

Morning by vehicle, you will get to the mountainous area of the western Ghats to the National park of Periyar. The program includes: a half day walk in the jungle and the close villages and the discovery of the national park by boat on the lake of Periyar. Overnight at hotel (B,L,D)

Day 5: Periyar national park

Full day exploring the national park of Periyar and its surroundings, Overnight at the hotel. (B,L,D)

Day 6: Periyar - Kumakarom (140Kms)

Morning drive to the ornithological reserve of Kumakarom. Later by bicycle, discovery of the Palai plain. Stroll with traditional boat on the canals edged by palm trees. Overnight at the hotel (B,L,D)

Day 7: Kumakarom - Alleppey: "House boat" on the "Backwaters"

Short stage to Alleppey. Later board of a traditional "house - boat", welcome by the crew, and we sail on the canals, lagoons and lakes. Overnight on board (double room). Deluxe Houseboat (B,L,D)

Day 8: "Backwaters" – Allepey – Kochi

Morning disembark at the end of the morning. Drive to Fort Kochi, Afternoon visit of Cochin: St. Francis church, Synagogue, the chinese fishing nets and the Dutch Palace. Demonstration of Kathakali dance in the evening. Farewell Overnight at the hotel (B,L,D)

Day 9: Departure Kochi

Assistance and transfer to airport for flight to onward destination

 

** [Meal Plan : B - Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner]

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