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Best Of Kerala With Madurai – 09Night / 10Days

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Best Of Kerala With Madurai – 09Night / 10Days

This tour combines God’s own country “Kerala” along with magnificent Madurai of Tamilnadu. In Kerala you can engage in some exciting wildlife activities, explore the beautiful plantation and green valley, experience the calm serenity of backwaters. Whereas, in Madurai you can visit the local market and go on Vannakam Madurai heritage tour to interact with local people and explore the wonderful architecture and history of few temples in Tamilnadu. If you can extend few more days, we can add some days to relax at the beautiful azure beach by the end of the tour.

DAY 1

Arrive Cochin

God’s own country welcomes you!! On your arrival at Cochin airport you will be met and received by our tour executive. He will then introduce you to your driver who will be with you throughout your trip. Proceed to the hotel and relax for the night. Stay overnight in Fort Cochin

Fort Cochin - 02 Nights
DAY 2

Cochin Sightseeing

Full day to sightsee Cochin city. The Jewish Synagogue (closed on Friday/Saturday) was built in 1568 AD. The Dutch Palace (closed on Friday), the main attractions has the outstanding collection of mural paintings found inside. St. Francis Church, the first European church that was built in India. Folklore Museum, is meant for architectural enthusiasts who wish to explore places with a touch of traditional designs. After lunch visit The Chinese fishing nets, here you can enjoy watching the beautiful sunset by the seashore. You can explore the fragrant spice markets of the Jew town. You’ll be ending the day by enjoying Kathakali show- the traditional dance of this part of India with wonderful and unique makeup and costume. Stay overnight in Fort Cochin Read more

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DAY 3

Cochin – Munnar

Today you will drive 3.5hrs towards the beautiful hill station of Munnar while enjoying the stunning views of the grand valleys. On the way to you can also watch the adorable waterfalls in Cheeyappara and colorful flowers in Blossom Garden. Later in the evening you can explore the nature on your own by taking a peaceful walk by the mesmerizing greenery hills. Stay overnight in Munnar Read more

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DAY 4

Munnar

Today you can enjoy a full day visiting the attractive lakes, striking reservoirs, remarkable forests. Sightsee - Rajamalai National Park, some of the animals spotted here are Elephant, Nilgiri langur, small-clawed and lots of interesting small animals. The Tea Museum showcases old photographs, machinery, curios and other artifacts that have been used since ancient times. Pothamedu, where you can enjoy watching the plantations of tea, cardamom, coffee and other spices. Mattupetty Lake & Dam where you can enjoy speed boating, Also visit Tea Estate, Echo Point, Top station etc. Stay overnight in Munnar Read more

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DAY 5

Munnar – Madurai

Today morning drive 4hrs to Madurai, the oldest as well as the second largest city of Tamil Nadu. Madurai is one of Tamil culture's most vital centers the temple and bazaar are at the heart of this vibrant and colorful city. On reaching check in to your hotel and relax. Day at leisure to explore the city with your own interest. Madurai is renowned for its silk and cotton. You can visit the nearby colorful bazaars, this will give you an insight of the local people. In the evening you can join a traditional Tamil family who is will teach you how to cook some delicious, yet traditional Tamil food. You will also enjoy dinner here with them. This will definitely will an amazing experience to remember. Stay overnight in Madurai. Read more

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DAY 6

Madurai

Today early you can do the Morning Vannakam Madurai walk to explore the splendid sleepless city would be very unique, traffic less, safe and will give you a closer insight of India’s culture and their way of life. The first place to visited is the Meenakshi- Sundareswarar temple located in the heart of the city This is home of the religious and cultural life of the city. This temple is an outstanding example of Vijayanagar temple architecture. You may also visit the Gandhi Museum established in memory of the Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation. Thirumalai Nayak Palace which was built by King Thirumalai Nayak in 1636 AD. Later in the evening you can witness Night ceremony at Meenakshi Amman Temple, every evening the deities which are housed within Meenakshi temple are processed through the complex and the temple closed for the night- this is a spectacular event, complete with drumming, chanting and lots of colour and well worth seeing on one of your evenings in the city. Stay overnight in Madurai Read more

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DAY 7

Madurai – Periyar

Today you will drive to the paradise of wildlife and spice kingdom Periyar also known as Thekkady. A beautiful place known for its natural and wonderful smelling spices. Here you will visit Connemara Tea Factory, which is one of the top and oldest tea factories in Kerala. In the evening, witness the Kalaripayattu show the martial art form of Kerala is regarded as the oldest and most scientific of its kind in the world. You can also visit the local market and pick up some fragrant spices and you can explore the place with your own interest. Stay overnight in Periyar Read more

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DAY 8

Periyar

Today you can explore the jungle some exciting activities. Enjoy a boat ride in Periyar wildlife reserve will definitely make your Periyar tour an absolutely fantastic one. The lake is also the most ideal place to watch the birds and animals on the shore. Later you can do the spice plantation tour visiting variety of spices like cardamom, Pepper, Coffee, and tea estate etc., You will be ending the day by enjoying an elephant ride. Stay overnight in Periyar Read more

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DAY 9

Periyar – Alleppey

Today you will drive 4hrs to the backwaters region of Alleppey also known as "Venice of east”, where you’ll embark the traditional Houseboat. You will be floating rhythmically to the waves and enjoy watching Kuttanadu farming, coir making, fishing, dish washing and day to day activities of the local village people. There is a Kerala that lives along these backwaters busy with its own unique culture, it will be incredibly different experience just floating in this backwaters and absorbing unusual representation. You will be provided with welcome drink, lunch, snack, beverages, dinner and breakfast on full board. Stay overnight at houseboat Read more

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DAY 10

Alleppey – Cochin Departure

Today after a relaxing breakfast drive to back to Cochin. Day at leisure to spend with your own interest. The driver and the vehicle will be at your disposal so you go around the city and do some shopping. You will be inspired by the artistic Handicraft and Antique shops along the Jew Town. The Jew Town has lots to offer for lovers of Art and all sort of resourceful articles Later according to the timing of your international flights you’ll transferred to Cochin international airport to take your outbound flight, fly back home with fond memories of your tour to enchanted Kerala, state that never fails to charm its visitors. Tour ends with beautiful memories!!!! Read more

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Fort Cochin
Hotel Arches Hotel
Day 3
Location Munnar
Day 5
Location Madurai
Hotel JC Residency
Day 7
Location Periyar
Hotel Tree Top
Day 9
Location Alleppey Houseboat
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Fort Cochin
Day 3
Location Munnar
Day 5
Location Madurai
Day 7
Location Periyar
Day 9
Location Alleppey Houseboat
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Fort Cochin
Day 3
Location Munnar
Day 5
Location Madurai
Day 7
Location Periyar
Day 9
Location Alleppey Houseboat

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • 09 nights of accommodation at the above mentioned hotels
  • Accommodation as 01 double/twin sharing bedroom
  • Complimentary breakfast at all hotels
  • Complimentary arrival and departure assistances
  • Complimentary mineral water bottle in car throughout the trip -01 bottle / person / day
  • Kathakali dance show in Cochin
  • Cooking class with dinner in Madurai
  • Vannakam Madurai walk in Madurai
  • Spice plantation tour in Periyar
  • Kalaripayattu show in Periyar
  • Boat ride with entry fee in Periyar
  • Elephant ride in Periyar
  • One full day English speaking guide in Cochin and Madurai
  • All meals at the houseboat such as welcome drinks, lunch, snack, beverages, dinner and breakfast (A chance to taste the typical keralan cuisine)
  • All transfers and sightseeing by A/C Swift Dzire / Toyota Etios car with experienced and knowledgeable driver
  • All expenses related to transport such as fuel, toll, parking and interstate taxes
  • All applicable Government taxes

Package excludes

  • Lunch and dinner
  • Guide and entry fee at any places
  • Flight fare / Visa
  • Ayurveda massages, anything that is not mentioned in the inclusion
  • Tips, gratuities, shopping or any other expenditure of personal nature

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  • The above given price is valid up to September 2017 (For season price from October – March please contact us)

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Mrs. Justine Gallon, United States

Unbelievable Service The treatment we received from all staff members was truly unbelievable. They exceeded our expectations. Nothing was too difficult for them, they went out of their way to satisfy our needs and requests. Our tour was specifically designed just to suite us, what we wanted to see, the experiences we wanted to have, it so very personalized which made it very special for us and fulfilled our dreams and desires. All the guides were very proficient in their knowledge and the drivers made us feel safe and secure. Our car was always clean and tidy and smelled freshly cleaned everyday. I cannot recommend this company enough. I will be sure to use them again when next in India Read more

Helen Gower , United States

This was our second family tour with Indian panorama. A superb company. They did utmost to make sure that any special requests etc were granted. we were met by Representatives on arrival in Delhi and also on arrival at all hotels to assist with check in. The hotels, coaches, drivers and guides were excelent. I have used this company in the past and it would be my first choice in the future. This is an extremely professional, helpful and knowledgable company, one that I would have no hesitation in strongly recommending to anyone considering a trip to India. Read more

Frank, Canada

Me n my husband just returned from our wonderful trip from dehli and extremely grateful to Indian Panorama for making it such an unforgettable experience. We cannot praise highly enough the competence, professionalism and courtesy of the Indian Panorama staff we had contacted especially Mary, and our driver Mr Prateeb. Our trip was well planned and arranged very professionally. The hotels provided was excellent. We were upgraded to a suite in dehli as we were having some issues wt room. I will definately book my travel package wt indian panoroma on my next trip. Read more

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