Best of Kerala

Valid from : 01-Aug-2016
Valid till: 31-Dec-2016
Duration: 9 N/ 10D
Price Onwards: GBP 450
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Best of Kerala


Best of Kerala Tour Highlights

9 nights accommodation, daily breakfast on fixed menu, exclusive air-conditioned transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary, entrance fees, candle light dinner once during the stay, ayurveda massage once during the stay.

Cost Includes:

    • Accommodation for 9 nights / 10 days on twin sharing basis.
    • Daily breakfast on fixed menu.
    • Exclusive air-conditioned transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary.
    • Candle light dinner once during the stay.
    • Ayurveda Massage once during the stay.

Cost Excludes:

    • Air / Train fare.
    • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips, liquor, boating & joy rides.
    • Any other item not specified in "Cost Includes".
    • Additional adventure activities other than mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks, etc. (to be borne by the clients directly on the spot).
    • Government Service Tax @ 4.50% would be extra.
    • Visa fees.
    • Insurance.
    • Tourist visa is mandatory and should be procured prior to arrival into India.
Destination
No. of Nights
Standard Hotels
Deluxe Hotels
Kochi
01
Time Square / Similar
Hotel Millennium / Similar
Periyar
02
Sandra Palace / Similar
Spice Grove / Similar
Kumarakom
01
Air-conditioned Deluxe Houseboat
Air-conditioned Luxury Houseboat
Kumarakom
02
Kalathil Lake Resort / Similar
Lake Song / Similar
Poovar
03
Isola De Coco / Similar
Isola De Coco / Similar
Hotel Category
02 Adults
Standard
GBP 450
Deluxe
GBP 575
Important Note: The above rates are not valid during Diwali, Christmas and New Year Period. Peak Season surcharge would be applicable for the same.

Best of Kerala Tour Details


DAY 1: ARRIVE AT COCHI

Upon your arrival at Kochi International Airport, you will be received by our representative and transferred to your hotel. The remaining day, you are free to explore the city on your own. Maybe a stroll around Fort Kochi starting with St. Francis Church, the oldest Church in India; 500-year-old Portuguese Houses; a 16th Century Synagogue; an Antique Market at Jew Town or visit Mattancherry Palace, which contains some of India's most beautiful Murals...

After a brief shopping, stroll down to the waterfront and watch the sunset over the Chinese fishing nets.

Stay overnight in Kochi / Cochin.

DAY 2: COCHI - PERIYAR

Drive down to Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve, one of the finest wildlife parks in South India which lies in the Cardamom Hills of Kerala. In the afternoon, we go on a Boat Safari into the forest which is home to Elephants, Bison, Deer, Sambar, Wild Dog and the Tiger too.

Overnight is in Periyar.

DAY 3: PERIYAR

In the morning, we embark on an enjoyable Boat Safari in Periyar Lake. Indeed, Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve is quite unique as it unwinds around the five fingers of Periyar Dam, and the wildlife sighting from the water is generally very rewarding.

Around afternoon, we visit a spice plantation where the air is rich with the aroma of Cardamom, Pepper, Coffee, and Tea. The evening is yours to enjoy the many thrills of the destination; treating yourself to an Ayurvedic oil massage (at your own expense) or going shopping for spices.

Overnight is in Periyar.

DAY 4: PERIYAR - KUMARAKOM HOUSEBOAT

Drive down to Kumarakom, a charming backwater village on Vembanad Lake. Here you check-in to a traditional Kerala Houseboat which has all the comforts of a modern hotel, attached bathroom with flush toilet included. Sail down the Backwaters and watch life, simple and uncomplicated, unfolding along its banks.

Overnight is in the Houseboat.

DAY 5: KUMARAKOM

After breakfast, disembark from the Houseboat and get transferred to your Backwater Resort. The remaining day is yours to explore the waterway on your own or relax. Maybe, visit the neighbouring Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. You can even top off the day with a Sunset Cruise on the lake.

Overnight is in Kumarakom.

DAY 6: KUMARAKOM

We stroll through a Backwater Village built along the waterways which serve as Highways and By-ways of the settlement. This evening, you are free to explore the area on your own.

Overnight is in Kumarakom.

DAY 7: KUMARAKOM - POOVAR

Drive to Poovar Jetty and take a small Speed Boat ride to Poovar - a natural wonder where the Lake, River, Sea and Beach meet the land. Day is free to relax at this unspoiled and unexplored locale, enveloped by the most serene Backwaters and opening out to the Sea and a dream golden Sand Beach.

DAY 8: POOVAR-KANYAKUMARI-POOVAR

This morning, set off on a sightseeing tour of Kanyakumari - the southern most tip of India. Visit the famous Vivekananda Rock Memorial, which protrudes into the Ocean. By evening, we return to Poovar.

Overnight is at Poovar.

DAY 9: POOVAR

Day is for leisure. The tranquility of Poovar is punctuated by the sound of waves and the birds. The area is abundant in well-preserved local flora, with hundreds of species of spices, exotic flowers, complemented with Banana and Coconut Groves.

Overnight is at Poovar.

DAY 10: DEPARTURE

You will be dropped off at Trivandrum airport / railway station. The package ends here.

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    • Prices are based on a minimum of 2 adults traveling together.
    • Prices are based on accommodation in Standard category rooms at all hotels.
    • Surcharge is applicable for a passenger traveling alone.
    • 'Child Rate' applies to children, between the ages of 2 to 12 years.
    • Tour prices are valid for UK Nationals & Foreigners holding Indian Resident Permit.
    • These rates are not applicable during any Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Trade-fairs and High Season.
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    • There will be no Refund on unused service.
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