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BEST OF KERALA

BEST OF KERALA

The busy harbor town of Fort Cochi to hill station waterfalls and lakes, boat rides at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, houseboat cruising through the Backwaters of Alleppey, lounging on the banks of Lake Vembanad in Kumarakom, kicking back the sand on the beaches of Kovalam - a wonderfully wet tour of Kerala.

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Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days

Route: Cochin -Periyar -Kumarakom -Alleppey -Kovalam -Trivandrum

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  • Day
    1

    Cochin Arrival

    You will be met in Cochin by a KeralaToursCo Representative who will escort you to your hotel. Spend the day seeing the sights which may include a visit to the Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church, Santa Cruz Basilica or a boat tour of the harbor islands. In the evening enjoy a Kathakali dance show .

  • Day
    2

    Cochin to Periyar (4 Hour Drive)

    After checkout, enjoy a wonderfully scenic drive through the countryside of the Cardamom Hills en route to Periyar. Check into your hotel where you will spend the next two nights.

  • Day
    3

    Periyar

    Visit the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and Tiger Reserve. Spend the evening exploring nearby Kumily where every spice grown in Kerala is sold - you will know you have arrived by the aromatic atmosphere.

  • Day
    4

    Periyar to Kumarakom on the Backwaters (4 Hour Drive)

    Descend to the backwaters of Kumarakom - the Rice Bowl of Kerala. Kumarakom rests along the shores of Lake Vembanad, the largest freshwater lake in Kerala. Abundant in fish and fowl, coconut and palm groves and rice paddies, its a virtual feast for the eyes. Relax and take it all in under nature canopy.

  • Day
    5

    Kumarakom to Alleppey Houseboat (2 Hour Drive)

    Take a ride through the backwater region to Alleppey where you will board your private houseboat for the night accompanied by the navigator and your own personal cook.

  • Day
    6

    Alleppey to Kovalam Beach (4 Hour Drive)

    Continue your travels down the coast to the world famous beach resort town of Kovalam. Long an international draw, you will find it a fascinating and enjoyable way to wind up this tour.

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    7

    Kovalam

    A day of leisure, a night of pleasure...stroll the boardwalk, explore the lagoons hidden behind the beachfront shops, hang out on the beach watching the fishermen bring in their fresh catch, relax at a rooftop restaurant and watch the sunset...a nice finishing touch to your week in the wonderland of Kerala.

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    8

    Kovalam to Trivandrum Departure

    Depart for Trivandrum to continue your onward travel.

Extend or Customize Your Tour

We would be happy to assist with additional travel and hotel arrangements. Changes to this tour can be added as an inclusive part of the package

Twin Sharing Basis & Includes Daily Breakfast

Location Standard Superior Deluxe
Cochin Gama Heritage Residency Tissa inn Old Harbour Hotel
Periyar Wilder nest  Cardamom County Shalimar Spice Garden
Kumarakom Lakshmi Hotel  Abad Whispering Palms Zuri Kumarakom 
Alleppey Deluxe Houseboat Luxury Houseboat Luxury Houseboat
Kovalam Soma Palm shore  Travancore Heritage Turtle on the beach 

Inclusions

  1. Accommodation on Twin sharing room with daily breakfast at listed hotels or equivalent
  2. One night in Houseboat on Full board basis
  3. Private AC Car/Driver as per Itinerary
  4. Applicable taxes

Exclusions

  1. Meals which are not specified in the itinerary
  2. Laundry, telephone, personal nature expenses
  3. All other than those listed in above inclusions
  4. Entrance fee, Camera Fees and any jungle activities.
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