Package: Highlights Of Classis Kerala

Cities: Kerala

Day Wise Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive Cochin

Arrive Cochin, following immigration formalities, baggage collection and customs meet and greet, welcome by our office representative after private transfer to hotel, overnight stay

Day 2

Cochin - Munnar drive approx - 150 KMS - 04 HRS

Breakfast at Hotel, check-out. Morning Dutch Palace-which was built by the Portuguese and presented to the Cochin King in the 16th century, Fort Cochin and Mattancherry, visit the St. Francis Church - the oldest European church in India, Santa Cruz Basilica - built by Portuguese in the 16th century (Jewish Synagogue & Dutch Palace are closed on Friday & Saturday),  Afternoon drive from Cochin to Munnar Hotel, on the way you can watch the rubber and pineapple plantations, the lovely waterfalls in Cheeyappara and Valar and the Karadippara view point. Arrive Munnar, Check-in. Free for own activities and Overnight stay 

Day 3

Munnar

Breakfast at Hotel, Proceed for sightseeing at Mattupetty Dam; a beautiful spot for viewing the picturesque Munnar, Visit Kundala Lake- a natural lake with recreational facilities like boating and having excellent view of Western Ghats as well as the lush green forest surrounded with, visit Eco point, Blossom Park, Hydel Park, Munnar Tea museum etc and tea plantation, Then visit Eravikulam National park; where the endangering Nilgiri Tahr is conserved, Overnight  stay at Munnar.

Day 4

Munnar - Periyar drive approx - 90 KMS - 03 HRS

Breakfast at hotel, check-out, drive to Thekkady a popular wildlife sanctuary spread across 777sq km in the picturesque rainforests of the Western Ghats. It is also the center of spice plantations such as Cardamom, Cloves, Pepper, Coffee and Tee. On arrival check-in and Boat Cruise (subject to availability on direct payment basis) on the Periyar Lake, during this journey you can see the wild animals along the shore bathing, drinking, resting and foraging. It is an excellent spot to see a family of elephants, wild boar and sambar deer by the water's edge, Overnight stay.

Day 5

Periyar

Breakfast at hotel, then proceed for Periyar (Thekkady) sightseeing and evening Boat Cruise (subject to availability on direct payment basis) on the Periyar Lake, during this journey you can see the wild animals along the shore bathing, drinking, resting and foraging. It is an excellent spot to see a family of elephants, wild boar and sambar deer by the water's edge, Overnight stay.

Day 6

Periyar - Kumarakom ( House Boat) drive - 140KMS - 04 HRS

Breakfast at hotel, check-out, Drive to Kumarakom is a village on Vembanad Lake in the backwaters of Kerala, Check-in to House Boat, Lunch in House Boat, The cruise takes you across lake Vembanad, through narrow canals heading South passing low lying rice fields, churches, temples, schools and a complete life style in a water world. Stop to buy fish or tender coconut, enjoy delicious food of the boat men or just relax and enjoy the beauty. Lose sense of time as you drift into the sunset. Stargaze to your heart's content and fall asleep to the gentle rocking of the Kettuvallam. The check-in time on House Boat (Spice Coast Cruises) is at 1300 hrs and the boat then sets off cruising along the backwaters of Alleppey and Kumarakom till sunset. Around 1800 hrs, the boat will be anchored to avoid interfering with the fishermen of the lake and their nets. The boats come with en-suite bedrooms that are air-conditioned (from 1900 hrs to 0700 hrs ). On the following day after breakfast, the boat will start cruising again and you will be dropped back to the boat jetty

Day 7

Kumarakom (House Boat) - Cochin Airport

After breakfast disembark from the House Boat after drive to Cochin Airport to board flight for onward destination, with unforgettable memories of Kerala tour

What's Included?

  • Meetings and Assistance at Airport by our office representative
  • 24 x 7 Helpline for Personalized Assistance by our Guest Relations Executives 
  • Accommodation in well-appointed base category rooms at all hotels
  • For Single Room, supplement for the same mentioned separately
  • Daily buffet breakfast at the coffee shop of the hotel.
  • Accommodation in House Boat on Full Board basis.
  • All transfers, tours and excursions  by Private AC Vehicle  as per itinerary (08.00 Am To 06:30pm)
  • Driver allowances, Petrol/Gas cost, Toll Tax, Parking and Vehicle Insurance 
  • Bottles of mineral water throughout the vehicle journey in India.
  • Snake Boat Ride in Periyar (Thekkady )
  • Elephant Safari (Subject to availability)
  • All applicable taxes (all current taxes Inclusive GST as well).

What's not Included?

  • Anything which is not mentioned under “Included” header.
  • The above cost does not include entrance fees at the places of visit and the same will be paid by guest directly.
  • Meals other than those specified as per itinerary
  • Items of personal nature such as telephone calls, drinks, alcoholic beverages, minibar, laundry bills, etc.
  • Tipping for Tour Guides, Drivers, Camera Fee etc. – clients own discretion 
  • Additional expenses which may arise due to natural calamities, strikes etc, situation beyond our control
  • International / Domestic flight tickets. Supplements cost NOT valid until ticketed (If airfare mentioned separately, please reconfirm airfare at confirmation time, airfare subject to change)

Hotels

  • 3 Star accommodation is provided. Can be upgraded based on request.