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Explore Kerala, God's Own Country

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highlights
  • Enjoy an Overnight Houseboat Cruise in the Backwaters
  • The Best Possible Mix of Nature and Culture in the Most Beautiful Place on the Planet
  • Exotic Tea Plantations, Fragrant Spices, Ancient Bazaars, Beautiful Architecture & More
  • Perfect for First-Time Visitors
Sandwiched between the Arabian Sea in the west and the mighty Western Ghats on the East, the State of Kerala is in every sense of the word, awe inspiring. One of the top 10 destinations in the world, according to National Geographic, Keralais truly the epitome of nature, heritage and hospitality. Experience this incredible region over the course of this tour which includes 5-nights' accommodation and is accompanied by a private guide.

Kerala is a state in south-west India, known as "God's own country" too. According to Hindu mythology, Mahavishnu’s sixth incarnation Parasurama fought back the advancing seas. He threw his axe (paraśu) from Konkan to Kanyakumari and the sea gave way, giving rise to present day Kerala. In recent years the phrase has been adopted as a slogan by the tourism department of the Kerala state government to showcase a land so beautiful whose beauty simply cannot be expressed in words.

So join us on a tour to Kerala, a place that will leave you bewildered and mystified at nature's beauty, a mesmerizing affair that transports your soul into the cradles of paradise.
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The tour starts at Cochin where you will be greeted upon arrival at the Kochi International Airport or the railway station then escorted to your hotel. After getting settled, you will be taken to do some sightseeing in Cochin. Visit the St. Francis Church, the oldest Church in India, and 500 year old Portuguese Houses. See Chinese fishing nets, Mattancherry Palace, and a 16th century Synagogue. Shop in the local market in the evening.
Hotel
Enjoy breakfast in the hotel before embarking on a 130 km drive to Munnar. Visit the incredible Cheyyappara Waterfalls then nearby tea gardens, spread like a green carpet over hundreds of kilometers. This area has a very low population and is essentially ran by Tata tea. Check into your hotel after a long day of exploring.
Hotel
Begin sightseeing in Munnar after waking up and having breakfast. Visit Mattupetty, Eco-Point, Tea Museum, Pothamedu, and more while you are out and about. Take an optional boat ride as well before returning to your hotel in the evening.
Hotel
Begin your day with a 110 km morning drive to Thekkady and travel through cardamom hills. Here, you will check into your resort before visiting the local spice plantation to see cardamom, pepper, coffee, and tea estate. On the way back to your hotel room, stop at the local market and pick up some fragrant spices.
Private Kerala style houseboat
After breakfast, proceed to Alleppey, also known as the "Venice of the East". Enjoy your day on the cruising houseboat which will take you through a number of canals including Azhikkal Canal, Kuppapuram, Pallathuruthy, Swamy Canal, and more.
Enjoy breakfast in the morning before being transferred to the Cochin Airport or railway station.
what’s included
  • 5-Nights' accommodation on twin sharing
  • Airport/railway pickup and drop-off Transport by private vehicle
  • 05 Breakfasts, 01 Lunch, 01 Dinner.
  • Kathakali Dance show
  • Tea plantation tour
what's excluded
  • Boat ride Food and drinks
  • Unless specified
  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Christmas and New Year Gala Dinner
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Duration 6 days
Tour Type Private Tour
Minimum Participants 2 people
Age Requirement 5 +
guiding method Informational booklets
guide language English
Meeting/Start Point Pick-up at your hotel or location in Kochi, India
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A deposit of 10% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

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Other Practical InformationConfirmation will be received at time of booking. A minimum of 2 people per booking is required However air-conditioned rooms will not be provided in Munnar or Thekkady Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately You can skip the half day sightseeing tour on Day 1 if your flight is arriving in afternoon or late evening at Cochin Airport
Cancellation10% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.
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