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Friday 17th Nov 2017
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Friday 17th Nov 2017

Kerala Backwaters

08 Days / 07 Nights Tour
from £855 
Per person
(Tour including International flights)

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Kerala Backwaters

Amazing Backwaters of Kerala

Cochin - Munnar Tea Plantations - Thekkady - Alleppey - Kovalam Beach

The timeless beauty of the palm fringed beaches of Kovalam, the majesty of the undulating hills of Munnar, the serenity of the pristine backwaters of Kumarakom and the idyllic shores of the Indian Ocean, this is truly paradise found.
 

What's Included

  • Accommodation on twin share basis for 07 nights /08 days as per the program
  • All arrival/ departure transfers and all surface arrangements by specified vehicle
  • 2 HRs sunset cruise at Cochin by private boat
  • Guided ½ day sightseeing at Cochin
  • Monument entrance fee at Cochin
  • Entrance fee to Rajamalai & Eravikulam national park
  • Game viewing boat ride at Thekkady with applicable forest entrance fee
  • Spice plantation visit at Thekkady
  • 3 HRs nature walk at Thekkady
  • All present applicable taxes

     

Itinerary

07 Nights / 08 Days Kerala Tour

 

Day 01- Arrive at Cochin.


Arrival at Cochin Airport, after meet and greet transfer by road to your hotel Check into your hotel and unwind. Afternoon local sightseeing of Cochin and evening sunset cruise.
 
Overnight stay at Cochin.
 

Day 02 - Cochin – Munnar.


Morning after breakfast at the hotel, check out and transfer to Munnar. A scenic drive to the famous hill station Munnar at an altitude of nearly 6000 ft. Here the British government established their summer retreat many years ago, thus avoiding the summer heat of the coastal regions. On the journey you pass fields of pineapples, rubber, cardamom, vanilla, pepper also cocoa, coffee and tea plantations. Late afternoon arrive at your resort and check-in and relax.. Evening enjoy a walk around the small village and Tea Plantations.
 
Overnight stay at Munnar.
 

Day 3 - Munnar / Thekkady.


After breakfast enjoy local visit in Munnar drive through the meticulously groomed tea plantations situated in this wonderful mountain region, where the air is cool and fresh. Visit the Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetty Dam, Tea Museum etc. Later in the day check out and drive to Thekkady. Late evening arrive at your resort and check-in for 02 nights. Rest of the day, free at leisure at the resort.
 
Overnight at Hotel
 

Day 4 - Thekkady.


Today morning proceed to the boat landing and join the team for a 3Hrs guided walk inside the forest called the nature walk, followed by a guided spice plantation tour, where you can see the spices growing naturally - cinnamon, green peppers, areca nut, cardamom, and cloves all grow in the spice plantations in this area. Post spice tour you also have the option of an Elephant ride (optional)

Overnight at Hotel.
 

Day 5 - Thekkady / Alleppey.


Morning after breakfast. Check out from the hotel and transfer to Alleppey. On arrival at Alleppey, board your privately crewed houseboat for an overnight cruise. Lunch will be served shortly after arrival. Your backwater cruise takes you through some of Kerala’s most scenic areas where you will see local people living their lives and the only means of transport is by boat. The cruise usually lasts till 5PM.  The boat will anchor after 5Pm for overnight stay.
 
Overnight stay onboard.
 

Day 6 - Alleppey / Kovalam.


Today morning after breakfast at the hotel, check out and transfer to Kovalam. On arrival at the hotel check into your hotel and unwind. Kovalam is an evergreen and pleasant climatic beach resort. Kovalam is a dreamland for tourists all over the world. With high rock promontory and a calm bay of blue waters, this beach paradise creates a unique aquarelle on moonlit nights. Kovalam was brought to the public eye by the Maharaja of Travancore. Over the past three decades, the place has been well developed, and now figures prominently on the world tourism map. The warm and clean atmosphere by the coconut trees and the white sanded are perfect for relaxing holidays, as the sea breeze gently plays with the waves. You may avail an Ayurvedic massage (optional ) at the hotel to rejuvenate your body and mind.
 
Overnight at the hotel.
 

Day 07 - Kovalam.


After breakfast proceed for local sight seeing of Trivandrum to explore some of the best landmarks and attractions of this city. Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple, one of the richest temples in the world, the Kanakakkunnu Palace and the Kowdiar Palace are some of the last remaining royal insignia of this city, which will remind you of the erstwhile kingdom of Travancore.  Return to your hotel and You may avail an Ayurvedic massage (optional ) at the hotel to rejuvenate your body and mind.
 
Rest of the day free at leisure at the beach.
 
Overnight stay at hotel.
 

Day 08 - Trivandrum – Departure.


Today morning transfer to Trivandrum Airport to board your flight to your next destination.
 
END OF TOUR.