Overview

Kerala also known as Keralam is a state located in the south-west region of India on the Malabar coast. It was formed on 1 November 1956 per the States Reorganization Act by combining various Msalayalam-speaking regions. Spread over 38,863 km2 (15,005 sq mi) with a population of 33,387,677, it is bordered by Karnataka to the north and north east, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Laccadive Sea to the west. Thiruvananthapuram is the state capital among the 14 districts; other major cities include Kochi, Kozhikode and Thrissur. Kerala enjoys the advantage of being on the transnational trade corridor, connecting the Gulf to Singapore, Europe and to the Far East. With the Arabian Sea to the west, the Western Ghats towering 500-2700 m in the east and networked by forty-four rivers, Kerala enjoys diverse geographical features. From tall mountains and deep valleys to endless backwaters and an extensive coastline, Kerala has it all.

8 Nights 9 Days Customised Tour Kochi, Kerala
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Room for refreshment on the day of arrival with Kerala style breakfast (This will be a Non A/C room either in a homestay or in a normal hotel which is meant only for taking bath and to take rest for few hour
  • Accommodation as discussed and conformed between tour executive and guest through email, with mentioned meal plan
  • Vehicle as per itinerary including toll, parking, fuel charges and driver bata
  • Houseboat exclusively for you with all meals which includes welcome drink, snacks, tea, lunch, dinner and breakfast
  • Houseboat check in at 12Noon and cruises till 5PM, Boat will be anchored till 8AM and cruises till 9AM for check out..
  • For A/C Houseboat, A/C will be operating from 9PM till 6AM only (All houseboat related inclusions are applicable only if the Itinerary is including Houseboat stay)

What is NOT included in the tour

  • All personal expenses including entrance fees at all sightseeing spots
  • Optional activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Compulsory Gala dinner on X'mas & New year Eve as per hotel selected (This varies from 500 to 5000 per person)
Highlights
What makes this tour special

For pristine beaches and long coastlines, thrilling snake boat races, surreal backwaters, rich wildlife, unique art and architecture, variety of energetic dance forms, rejuvenating ayurveda treatments, aromatic spices, big and flavoursome multicourse meal, exotic honeymoon destinations.

Itinerary

26-10-18

Cochin to Athirapally Vazhachal waterfalls 
(80km/2hrs)

Drive to Athirapilly vazhachal waterfalls

The waterfalls attraction is a recurring motif echoing with the pulse of nature creating soothing sounds. This 80ft high famous waterfall starts calmly from the high ranges and crashes down through gorges overhung with trees. Its white spray of water appears almost magical from the rocky road that swerves around the mountain. Stay at Cochin

27-10-18

Cochin to Munnar
(135km/4.5hrs)

Starts from Cochin and reaches Munnar by afternoon. On the way visit Kodanadu elephant care centre, Cheyyara waterfalls, Valara waterfalls, Attukadu waterfalls, Spice plantations etc.Munnar sightseeing and stay at Munnar

28-10-18

Munnar sightseeing

Sightseeing destinations includes eravikulam national park (Raja Malai), mattupetty dam, tea estates, eco point, spice plantation, rose garden, photo point, honey bee tree, tea museum, blossom park, kundale dam and top station.

You can also enjoy boating in the Lake, rock climbing, trekking (optional). Overnight stay at Munnar

29-10-18

Munnar to Thekkady/ Periyar
(105km/3.5hrs)

Sightseeing destinations in Thekkady includes periyar wild life sanctuary where you can see wild elephant, boar, deer, the great Indian tiger and more, mullaperiyar dam and spice plantations tour where one can shop exotic spices

In the evening you can go for boat cruise in the lake and experience the wilderness, Enjoy watching martial arts of Kerala, kathakali, elephant ride, bamboo rafting, jeep safari, natural walk, jungle patrol, trekking and can go for ayurveda massages (optional)

Overnight stay at Thekkady

30-10-18

Thekkady to Alleppey (150km/3.5hrs)

Drive to a resort at Alleppey/Kumarakam. Visit Alleppey beach, sunset and enjoy shopping

Enjoy all the amenities of this resort for a day which includes fishing in the backwaters (depends on the resort selected)

Overnight stay at same resort

31-10-18

Alleppey Houseboat

Enjoy the backwaters, scenery and different places for 21hrs in Kerala Style House boats from 12Noon

In the houseboat you will be greeted with welcome drink, tea, snacks, mineral water, lunch, dinner and breakfastn

Overnight stay in the houseboat

01-11-18

Alleppy to Kanyakumari

(06hrs.)

In morning after breakfast drive to visirt Kanyakumari..Visit with Kanyakumari beach, Vivekananda Rock Memorial etc…Overnight stay at Kanyakumri..

02-11-18          Kanyakumari to Kovalam                   In morning after breakfast drive to visirt Kanyakumari..Visit with

                           (2hrs. 30mints)                                 Light House Beach, Vellayni Lake, Kovalam Beach etc.                                                                                                        Overnight stay at Kovalam..                                                                                                                                        

 03-11-18      Drive to Cochin for sightseeing  (6HRS..)  

Cochin sightseeing includes fort cochin, navy museum, St. Francis church, Chinese fishing net, Santa clause basilica, Mattanchery palace, Jewish synagogue, Marian drive, Marine walk way, boating, Tripunitura hill palace. You can find some time for shopping at Cochin…

Our representative will leave you at Cochin Airport/Railway station/Bus stand and will do necessary support there

Drive back to your hometown with the sweet memories of Kerala trip with SGPS Holidays …                                        

 

Pickup point
Directions.
Cochin, Kerala, India View on Map