Lush Malabar Coast And Colorful Kerala - A 6 Day Private Tour

Duration: 6 days
Destination: India, Kerala, Kochi
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  • 6 days
  • Kochi
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Colorful Kerala, an enchanting kaleidoscope is located on India’s tropical Malabar Coast.  The equable climate, serene beaches, tranquil stretches of backwaters, lush hill stations, exotic wildlife, and sprawling plantations make it one of the sought after destinations for visitors in Asia. Kerala offers one of the best beaches in the country and one of the finest wildlife sanctuaries at Thekkady. Inland, you will find the Western Ghats, mountains whose slopes support tea, coffee and spice plantations. National Geographic Traveler has named this area as one of the"ten paradises of the world".  Enjoy this paradise during your five night, six day adventure.

Highlights
• Cochin Church and Synagogue
• Chinese fishing nets of Cochin
• Tea Garden of Munnar
• Spice Plantations at Thekkady
• Houseboat Cruise - Kerala Backwaters

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Cochin

Pass By: Kochi (Cochin), Kochi (Cochin), Ernakulam District, Kerala
Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.  

Kindly Note : Hotel check in time 1400 Hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight stay.

Day 2: Cochin Sightseeing / Munnar

Stop At: Chinese Fishing Nets, Fort Kochi Beach Kochi-682001 Kerala India, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India
After breakfast, you will have a sightseeing tour of Cochin which has been drawing traders, explorers and travellers to its shores for over 2000 years. Nowhere else in India could you find such an intriguing mix: giant fishing nets from China,
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mattancherry Palace, Palace Road, Kochi (Cochin) India
a 400-year-old synagogue, ancient mosques, Portuguese houses and the crumbling remains of the British Raj. You will visit the Portuguese church built by St. Francis in 1562, the Jewish Synagogue, the famed Mattancherry Palace, and learn about the Chinese fishing nets. Later depart for Munnar. Upon arrival check into your hotel.lso ( Jewish Synagogue and Palace Remain closed on Fridays and Saturday )

Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight stay

Day 3: Munnar

Stop At: Tea Gardens, Munnar 685612 India
Munnar is a town in the Western Ghats mountain range. A hill station and former resort for the British Raj elite, it is surrounded by rolling hills dotted with tea plantations established in the late 19th century. In the morning, enjoy a tour of Munnar and a visit to the Tea gardens. Afternoon is at leisure.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight stay

Day 4: Munnar / Thekkady

Stop At: Periyar National Park, Banks Of Artificial Periyar Lake, Thekkady India
After breakfast, depart for Thekkady, the location of the Periyar National Park. This unique wildlife sanctuary is about 300 square miles and centered around an artificial lake fed by the Periyar River. It is famous for its dense evergreen forests and savanna grass lands. Home to herds of elephants, sambar deer, tigers, gaur (Indian bison), lion tailed Macaques and Nilgiri Langurs, Thekkady is also considered a heaven for natural spices such as black pepper, cardamom, cinnamon and clove. Upon arrival, check in to your hotel. Then, visit one of the spice plantations at Thekkady. In the evening, enjoy the varied flora and fauna as you cruise along the waterways of this tropical ecological reserve.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight stay.

Day 5: Thekkady / Kumarakom

Stop At: Kerala Backwaters, India
After breakfast, leave for Kumarakom. The village is a cluster of little islands on the Vembanad Lake. You will embark on to your Houseboat. The backwaters in Kerala are a world of serenity and wonderment. This coastal region has a network of waterways, inlets from the sea, and estuaries of over forty rivers, lakes and natural canals connecting coastal towns. The interlinked body of waterways is known as the Kerala Backwaters. Over 550 miles of the Kerala backwaters are navigable and have been used for centuries by the local people for transportation. You will enjoy the scenery of this unique eco-region as you cruise these waters.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight stay

Day 6: Kumarakom / Cochin

Pass By: Kochi (Cochin), Kochi (Cochin), Ernakulam District, Kerala
After breakfast, you will check out of your hotel and be driven to Cochin. (B)

Kindly Note : Hotel check out time 1200 Hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions
  • 4x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 5 nights
  • 05 nights accommodation
  • All meals on the Houseboat at Kumarakom
  • Professional English Speaking Local Guide
  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pick up / drop off
  • 02 bottles of mineral water per person per day
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Chinese Fishing Nets
  • Entry/Admission - Mattancherry Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Tea Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Periyar National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Kerala Backwaters

Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Pickup reconfirmation is required upon booking
  • Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Jewish Synagogue is closed on Friday, Saturday and Jewish Holidays
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Departure Point

Kochi, Kerala, India

Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick up guests from the city center point only. Additional/extra cost shall apply in case of the pickup point is outside.

Airports

  • Cochin International Airport, Airport Rd, Kochi, Kerala 683111, India


Ports

  • Cochin Port, Venkitaraman Rd, Willingdon Island, Kochi, Kerala 682009, India



Departure Time

12:00 PM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

6 days

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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