Kerala Backwaters - Private Tour

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  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • max group size 17
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Kochi, India
  • Ends Kochi, India
Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour Select a new tour run by the same tour operator within 30 days of departure.
TOUR OVERVIEW
Starting and ending in Kochi, the tour Kerala Backwaters - Private Tour is a guided explorer tour that takes 9 days. You will travel through Kochi, Munnar and Thekkady in India. Kerala Backwaters - Private Tour is a private tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT EXPLORE
5 - Excellent
Based on 294 reviews
  • Nicola
  • On Sep 10 2020
5 - Excellent
Nicola's review for another Explore tour
“I loved the whole trip, I will certainly use Explore again, I was very impressed. Hats off to Zeynep for being an excellent guide.”
  • Rosemary
  • On Apr 01 2020
4 - Very Good
Rosemary's review for another Explore tour
“Another optional extra to add to the list in the itinerary - Afternoon tea at the Strand Hotel Yangon - very enjoyable!! (By the way, the massage I had was excellent too!)”
  • Robin
  • On Jan 22 2020
5 - Excellent
Robin's review for another Explore tour
“Fantastic trip, thanks. My first with Explore, I shall be back. Fantastic all round the guide, the walks, and the other group members.”
ITINERARY Expand All
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  • Day 1 : Trip begins in Kochi (Cochin)
  • Day 2 : Explore the fort and Jewish Quarter of Kochi
  • Day 3 : Travel to the tea gardens of Munnar
  • Day 4 : Visit tea and spice plantations; drive to Thekkady
  • Day 5 : Take a walk in Periyar National Park
  • Day 6 : Free day; take a bike ride around the area or visit a bird sanctuary
  • Day 7 : Board a houseboat and float through the backwaters
  • Day 8 : Free time to explore Kochi
  • Day 9 : Trip ends in Kochi (Cochin)
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Meals
  • 8 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Accommodation
  • Hotel Bright Heritage (3 nights)
  • Edassery Eastend (1 night)
  • Abad Green Forest (1 night)
  • Eastend Lakesong Resort (2 nights)
  • Houseboat (1 night)
Transport
  • Driver(s)
  • Bus
  • Boat
Guide
  • Boat Crew
  • Local Guide(s)
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Kochi are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Kerala Backwaters - Private Tour tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Kerala Backwaters - Private Tour tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 18 August 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 18 August 2021, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 59 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Kerala Backwaters - Private Tour tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Kerala Backwaters - Private Tour tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Various COVID-19 distancing measures have been implemented on this trip to ensure the safety of each traveller.
  • This tour has implemented COVID-19 protocols that are guided by the WTTC (World Travel & Tourism Council), UNWTO (World Tourism Organisation), the European Commission and local government regulations. It amongst others take into account personal protection, extensive disinfecting and social distancing measures.
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