A fascinating journey to Kerala

Destinations Covered : Cochin - Munnar - Periyar - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Cochin

Operates : Every Saturday arrival in Cochin

Price : € 590 per Person

Durations 8 D / 7 N

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Day 01: Abroad / Kochi Room blocked for immediate occupancy on arrival.

Day 02: Kochi Arrive at Kochi International airport & transfer to your hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Cochin or "Kochi" the palm green, commercial capital of Kerala which has one of the finest natural harbors & is known as the "Queen of the Arabian Sea". From time immemorial, Arabs, Chinese, Dutch, British & Portuguese seafarers followed the sea route to Kochi & left their impression on the town. Modern Kochi is thus a splendid mosaic of these myriad influences. Visit the Dutch Palace, the Jewish Synagogue (closed on Fridays &Saturday), the Church of St. Francis, the Bolghatty Palace & the famous Chinese fishing nets. In the evening witness the Kathakali dance performance - Kathakali is a unique dance which has a 2000 year old history with more than 100 different ‘mudras’ or gesture depicting deities, demons, heroes, heroines and kings - each based on episodes from the Mahabharata and Ramayana, the two epic Indian myths.Overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Kochi / Munnar Morning drive to Munnar. Upon arrival in Munnar check-in at hotel. Day at leisure in hotel. Munnar - is the beautiful Hill station housing world’s highest tea-growing estates. Beyond these estates are rich tropical forests that houses an assortment of wildlife such as Nilgiri Langur, Sambhar, Gaur, Elephant and Lion-tailed Macaques. Overnight at hotel.

Day 04: Munnar Morning, visit Ervikulam National Park - it is the home of the endangered Nilgiri Tahr (a type of mountain goat) that roams on a stretch of grassland or is seen climbing the pinnacles of the undulating hills. Afternoon visit the popular tea estates.Overnight at hotel.

Day 05: Munnar / Periyar After breakfast drive to Periyar. Upon arrival, check-in at hotel. Periyar - Sprawling across 777 sq. kms. of the Cardamom Hills of the Western Ghats, Thekkady is the home to one of the largest wildlife reserves in India. Alive with exotic flora and vibrant wildlife, it is the perfect getaway tucked away among hills. Afternoon boatcruise on the Lake of the famous Periyar wildlife sanctuary to see wild life. Periyar an artificial lake or reservoir created by a dam on Periyar River is the heart of the Wildlife Sanctuary where wild elephants, Asiatic Deer, Black Buck and even Tigers come to shores of the lake to drink water. Overnight at hotel.

Day 06: Periyar / Kumarakom Morning drive to Kumarakom. Upon arrival, check-in at hotel. Kumarakom - is a beautiful backwater village on the shores of the enchanting Vembanad Lake, criss-crossed with meandering waterways and ancient cottages.Overnight at hotel

Day 07: Kumarakom / Alleppey (Houseboat) Morning visit the superb Bird Sanctuary in adjacent wooded marshland - which boasts of egrets, tree pies, black-headed orioles, bee-eaters & a whole host of herons. Afternoon board the traditional rice boats - “Kettuvallam” and begin your journey through the picturesque backwaters and small lakes relaxing in the tranquillity of Kerala's beautiful scenery. Experience the way of life and activity of the local people, the one bedroom house with a lounge is exclusively for you, meals will be served with freshly bought produce from the local markets and cooked on board. You can relax on the sundeck and watch the way of life and activity of the local people, sipping from a tender coconut and enjoying the sheer peace of the surroundings. Overnight on board

Day 08: Alleppey (Houseboat) / Cochin Morning transfer to the Kochi OR Trivandrum International airport for your onward journey.

01 Oct, 2013 till 30 Apr, 2014 (Except 20 Dec, 2013 till 10 Jan, 2014)

€ 760 Per person cost in Euros

  • Land cost (minimum 2 guests travelling) Euro 760
  • Single room supplement Euro 445
  • Half board (dinners) Euro 90
  • Full board (lunches + dinners) Euro 165
  • Supplement for single traveler Euro 280

Hotel Details

City Hotel name / room category No. of nights
Kochi Eight Bastion (Standard room) 02
Munnar Munnar Fort (Standard room) 02
Periyar Elephant Court (Standard room) 01
Kumarakom Lake Song (Standard room) 01
Alleppey Deluxe Houseboat (AC room) 01

 

The above cost does include:

  • 07 night’s hotel accommodation includes breakfast and all current applicable taxes.
  • Full board (all meals included) on Houseboat in Alleppey.
  • All transfers, sightseeing tours and intercity transfers by air conditioned transportation.
  • All sightseeing/excursions/activities as mentioned the itinerary.
  • Road tax, parking fees and driver’s overnight wages.
  • Services of a German speaking escort/guide for the entire tour program for 4 persons & above. For 1-3 persons; we will provide German/English speaking local guides at each city for the sightseeing tours as per program.
  • Assistance of our representative at all airport.
  • All current applicable government taxes

The above cost does not include:

  • Any personal expenses such as laundry bills, telephone bills, alcoholic beverages and airport tax.
  • Any other cost that is not mentioned in the itinerary & inclusions.
  • Tips and other such cost, which is to be paid to the drivers, guides, porters etc.
  • Visa fees or International / domestic flight tickets and insurance.
  • The cost is based on current fuel prices, taxes and other statutory levies.  In case of any increase in the same or any other inputs, we reserve the right to amend the price accordingly.
  • The cost is based on current exchange rates. In case of more than 4% difference in exchange rates (at the time of operation of the tour) we reserve the right to adjust prices accordingly.