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8 Days KERALA HOLIDAY

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8 Days KERALA HOLIDAY

An exotic tour of Kerala will provide you with tranquil moments amidst natural beauty. Experience nature’s divine hand as it guides you through God’s Own Country – Kerala – a canvas of radiant smiles and otherworldly landscapes. Here you’ll be led among verdant hills and lush spice plantations, as you navigate your way towards the down-tempo port town of Cochin. Snake through the region’s placid backwaters dotted with vibrant villages.

DAY 1

ARRIVAL COCHIN

Welcome to Cochin, Ollami Tour representative will meet you outside the customs gate and escort you to your. They will discuss and brief you about the program ahead. Overnight in Cochin

Cochi, 2 nights
DAY 2

COCHIN

Meander through the old districts of Mattancherry and Fort Cochin where the various European influences are most apparent with merchant houses and old warehouses cramming the waterfront and narrow streets. Take in the Pardesi Synagogue in Jew Town, St Francis Church, the oldest European church in India, and the highly decorated Santa Cruz Basilica. Allow time to admire the colourful murals, including depictions of the Ramayana, in the 16th century Dutch Palace. Linger in the colourful, pungent spice markets before moving on to the much-photographed Chinese nets that line the shore of Fort Cochin. In the evening, the epic Ramayana comes to life at a Kathakali performance, traditional Keralan dance, where the characters use larger than life gestures, wear outrageous costumes and dramatic make up. (Overnight in Cochin) Read more

Cochi, 2 nights
DAY 3

Cochin to Periyar

Today leave for Periyar - covering a distance of 165 kms in approximately 5.5 hours. Enjoy the scenic drive as you drive past beautiful small villages, tea estates and rubber plantations. Afternoon check in at your hotel . Later visit a spice plantation where you will be enticed by not only the aroma of spices like cinnamon, cardamom, pepper and nutmeg but will also get to know how they are grown, harvested and processed before they reach the supermarket . You can also enjoy a short ride on an elephant( Optional ) to get the best view of the stunning scenery. Overnight in Periyar Read more

Periyar, 2 Nights
DAY 4

Thekkady ( Periyar)

After your Breakfast, board a small boat for the chance to cruise the lake at the heart of the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. From the tranquility of the lake, enjoy the lush scenery all around you and keep a look out for animals that may come down to the water's edge – maybe a family of elephants, scurrying Wild Boar or the magnificent Sambar Deer. Evening witness Martial arts show The Shaolin monks have made their disciplined displays of Kung Fu world famous, but few know that their art was learned from Bodhi Dharma, an Indian monk who was a Kalaripayattu master. Legend traces this form of martial art back 3000 years and here, close to Periyar, you have the chance to experience a display of this most ancient of art forms. Overnight in Periyar . Read more

Periyar, 2 Nights
DAY 5

PERIYAR TO ALLEPPEY

Houseboat cruises: Alleppey round trip Check out from the hotel and drive to Alleppey – the land of Backwaters. On arrival at Alleppey, you get onto a private House boat that is waiting to take you on a tour through the backwaters, a splendid area full of canals, lakes and coves. You can sunbathe on the deck or observe the landscape from the protection of the cabin. The population’s whole life takes place here on the water. The people sail, fish, swim and bathe here. They do their washing and their washing up. They are so adapted to the water that you can see people talking for an hour, while they are up to their necks in water. Peddlers take care of the supplies and the public transport goes on the water. Countless water birds wait for their chance to catch a fish. The trip goes through a wonderful area full of palm trees, rice fields and floating water plants that surround the boat like emerald Green Island. (Overnight onboard Houseboat) Read more

Alleppey, 1 Night
DAY 6

ALLEPPEY TO KOVALAM

Drive to Kovalam (165km/5hr), delightfully located on the stunning Malabar Coast, Kovalam has long been a favorite with visitors to the region. The 1960s saw Kovalam put on the map when the hippies discovered the palm-fringed bays and secluded coconut groves. Development has added luxury resorts and beach hideaways for those who want to enjoy a taste of paradise. Day is leisure on the beach resort. Overnight at the resort. Read more

Kovalam, 2 Nights
DAY 7

KOVALAM

Relax on the Exotic beaches of Kovalam. Take a dip in the sea, take a walk on the beach, read a book by the pool or go in search of the fishing villages. No transport services.

Kovalam, 2 Nights
DAY 8

KOVALAM TO TRIVANDRUM

After breakfast it's time for farewells to your Driver and a wistful wave goodbye to Southindia. You will dropped at Trivandrum airport to connect your onward flight

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Cochin
Day 3
Location Thekkady
Hotel El-Paradiso
Day 5
Location Alleppey
Hotel Houseboat
Day 6
Location Kovalam

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation on Twin sharing basis
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Guided sightseeing of Cochin
  • kathakali dance show in Cochin
  • Guided Spice Plantation tour in Thekkady
  • Boat ride in Thekkady ( Subject to water level)
  • Information services
  • All Applicable taxes

Package excludes

  • Any special meal other than those specified in the itinerary and has been quoted as “OPTIONAL”
  • Any alcoholic/non alcoholic drinks including mineral water during meals
  • Entrances fees, Camera fees, Porter-age, Tips, Gratuities etc
  • Things of personal nature like laundry, telephone, spa, drinks, room service etc.
  • Visa Fees
  • Any kind of Insurance
  • Any Domestic/International flight charges
  • Any other supplement or item which is not listed in above inclusions

More information

  • Jewish Synagogue and Dutch palace in Cochin are closed on Fridays and Saturday .

REVIEWS

3 Reviews

CAYLA, Canada

I'm now back in canada after a more than 3 weeks of a much enjoyable trip in south india. I wanted to thank you very sincerely for your very good and truly efficient organization which has definitely contributed to the perfect smoothness of this trip. Everything was perfect: a very efficiently planned schedule, an itinerary perfectly adapted to what I wanted to see... Read more

MORS MARIA, Poland

We would like to thank you and everyone involved for organising our recent tour to India. Our driver Saravanan was marvellous. His driving skills were meticulous and he was interesting companionship. We found the tour to be a perfect pace for us and the upgrade to the Innova the right choice. The guides all provided very comprehensive and interesting commentaries together with some humour thrown in.. Read more

Gertie Rutten, Belgium

Thank you so much for introducing me to India. It has been a wonderful experience in so many ways – the countryside, the temples, the food, the company of like-minded travellers. Your care and spirituality allowed me to open up to it all.

Passionate about India & travel!!

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