Exotic Kerela Group Tour

ROUTE - Cochin – Munnar – Periyar – Alleppey – Kovalam - Trivandrum
Duration: 8 Nights / 9 Days

OVERVIEW

Blessed with the beauty that few can match, this southern state is a world of its own. Kerala is timeless natural beauty that combines breathtaking panoramas of forests, lakes & valleys with rich, diverse wildlife and lush green tea estates. Travel to the paradise of South India and revel in the picture perfect landscapes & backwaters of 'God's Own Country' with this tour.Starting from the Harbor City, Cochin embarks to Munnar, one of the most beautiful hill stations in India. You will be able to enjoy the wild natural bliss of wildlife at Thekkady. This tour will take you to the Alleppey which is being blessed by the glistening backwaters. For the bliss of the Arabian Sea, get to Kovalam. The tour ends at the historic and cultural capital city Trivandrum.

DAY 1
ARRIVAL IN COCHIN

Exotic Kerala Group Tours starts with your arrival at the Cochin Airport. Meet our DIH representative who will pick you up and transfer to hotel. Check-in to your hotel.

Cochin is one of the most popular cities of Kerala. Also referred to as the "Queen of the Arabian Sea", it has a number of famous tourist attractions. Relax for a couple of hours. Later, you can leave your room to explore the markets where you can shop for high-quality of nuts, spices and handicrafts. Enjoy an overnight stay at Cochin.

DAY 2
COCHIN

Start your local sightseeing tour of Cochin in the morning. The multi-ethnic port city of Kerala offers a number of historic sites, cultural treasures and other impressive sights.

Your tour covers the unique Chinese Fishing nets, Fort Cochin, Mattancherry Palace, St. Francis Church, Dutch Cemetery, Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, Hill Palace, and Bolghatty Palace. Enjoy boating at the Marine drive. Later, get to the Lulu shopping mall. In the evening you will be taken for a cultural performance of the Kathakali dance show. Later on will drop you back to the hotel. Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Cochin.

DAY 3
COCHIN - MUNNAR

Start the day with a hearty breakfast at the hotel. Later, pack your bags and check out from the hotel. Today you will be driven to Munnar. The lush scenic hill station of Munnar is one of the most beautiful places in India and not just Kerala. En-route, stop at the water falls and enjoy the natural beauty. The misty roads, the cloudy skies and the amazing views accompany on your ride. On arrival into the hill town, check in to a listed hotel. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel in Munnar.

DAY 4
MUNNAR

Wake up to the bliss of Munnar. Feast on a delicious breakfast and get ready. Proceed for a local sightseeing tour of Munnar. The first stop is the Tea Museum, where you learn about the processing of the favorite brew of India. Later, proceed to the beautiful Mattupetty Dam, Echo Point, and Kundala Lake. In the afternoon visit the Eravikulam National Park. The high attitude sanctuary is known for the Nilgiri Tahr and the Neelakurinji flowers that bloom once in 12 years. Overnight stay at the hotel in Munnar.

DAY 5
MUNNAR - THEKKADY

Wake up to an early breakfast. Later, pack your bags and check out from the hotel. Today you will leave for Thekkady by road. On arrival at the nature blessed town, check in to the hotel or the jungle lodge. In the afternoon, enjoy a boat ride on Periyar Lake. The Periyar National Park is right on the shores of the lake and on a boat tour it is quite possible for you to see wildlife and birds.

DAY 6
THEKKADY - ALLEPPEY

Start the day with breakfast, after which check out from hotel. Get assistance for transfer to Alleppey. On arrival in the town, check-in to the Hotel. Enjoy the full day at the scenic backwater. Board one of the luxury houseboat chosen for you. Cruise through the wonderful ecology. The sight of picturesque village, paddy fields, charming churches and temples is soothing. Spot rare birds and cherish the blessings. Even the dark is quite amazing when on the houseboat. Spend the stargazing on the deck. Overnight stay on the houseboat.

DAY 7
ALLEPPEY - KOVALAM

Today the houseboat arrives to the land. Have an appetizing breakfast after which check out from the houseboat. Proceed to Kovalam by road. On arrival to the beach town, check in to the hotel. The day is free of schedules, spend at leisure. The serene beaches of Kovalam are perfect for scenic walks, sunbathing and a fun time with waves. Watch the marvelous sunset, get a grab of local seafood or you can indulge in one of the pampering Ayurvedic sessions. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kovalam.

DAY 8
KOVALAM

Start the day with a delicious breakfast. Later, proceed for local sightseeing tour of Trivandrum. Pay a visit to the revered Padmanabhaswamy Temple, the earthly abode of the Lord Vishnu from which the town gets its name. Also explore the Napier Museum and Zoo. Afternoon is free for shopping. Have a look at the handicrafts, seashell created items, etc. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kovalam.

DAY 9
KOVALAM - TRIVANDRUM

Today is the last day of the tour. Have a delicious breakfast of local dishes of Kerala. Pack your bags and check out from the hotel. You will be transferred to Trivandrum airport /Railway Station to connect for onward destination. The tour ends with the sweet memories with Delightful India Holidays.

Inclusion

  • Transportation By AC Car
  • Welcome Drink on Arrival
  • Eve Tea or Coffee with Veg Snacks
  • DJ Dance & Group Dance
  • Morning Hi-Tea Breakfast

Exclusion

  • Meal Expenses
  • Personal Expenses
  • Monument Entrance & Camera Fees
  • Early check-in & late checkout would be “on request”, subject to availability
  • If you want guaranteed early check in / late check out, you need to pay 1-night cost extra.
  • Rates are subject to change based on availability and date of travel
  • Hotel rates are not valid during trade fairs, exhibitions & special events. A surcharge will be levied.
  • Super peak period / Conference/ Holiday season surcharges would apply.
  • Cancellation charges would apply as per company policy. Free cancellation before 15 days arrival after will charge 100%.
  • If require bill then add GST charge as per Government Rules.