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Kerala - The Exotic Experience

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Kerala, also known as the God’s Own Country, is a coastal state in the south-eastern part of Indian peninsula. Located between the Arabian Sea and towering Western Ghats, the region is full of picturesque backwaters, rivers, pristine beaches, tropical forests and evergreen hills.

Apart from natural beauty, the place is famous for its World Heritage Sites, forts, churches, its diverse culture and heritage, various festivals, boat races, Ayurveda Massage and its coconut flavored cuisine. Kerala remains warm and tropical throughout the year.

The trip begins from Wayanad which is a green paradise nestled among the Western Ghats. Here, you can also experience the flavours of the tea plantations. Later, visit the Mattancherry Palace and churches in cultural capital of Cochin .

The tour also includes a houseboat cruise on the backwaters. Unwind your day on the serene and mesmerizing beaches of Kovalam and enjoy the mouth-watering sea food while relaxing on the beach.

Highlights

  • Visit Chinese fishing nets and enjoy Kathakali dance performance in Cochin
  • Explore the lush green landscapes, rainforests, wildlife, lakes and waterfalls in Wayanad
  • Explore the traditional capital of Northern Kerala (Calicut)
  • Mesmerizing backwaters cruise in Alleppey
  • Laze on the timeless beach of Kovalam
  • Visit the iconic spots in the old Travancore Kingdom (Trivandrum)

From 861 USD per person, based on double/twin sharing room.

Tour cost includes:
  • Transfers and ground transports (private vehicle with and English speaking driver)
  • Flights and/or trains as mentioned in the program
  • Accommodation: twin/double room in standard hotels
  • Breakfast


  • Tour Cost does not include:
  • Any International Airfare / Airport taxes
  • Lunches and Dinner are not included unless mentioned
  • Entrance fees for temples, monuments and museums mentioned in the program
  • Tips to guides, restaurants, and hotel lobby.
  • Items of personal nature like tips, laundry, phone calls etc
  • Visa charges are not the part of the tour package
  • Repatriation fees, should they be required
  • Optional activities
  • Any others expenses
  • Kerala - The Exotic Experience

    Calicut – Wayanad – Cochin- Backwater Cruise – Kovalam - Trivandrum

    Day 1 - Arrive Calicut

    Arrive at the Calicut airport and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, you can spend some time at Kappad beach or relax at the hotel. Overnight will be at Calicut.

    Day 2 - In Calicut

    The best way to capture the essence of Calicut is to be present at the Dolphin’s point, early in the morning! Return to the hotel for breakfast. Later visit the Manchirra Square- the marine life aquarium and explore the local cotton industry. Afterwards, witness Kalarippayattu’ martial arts performance at the Hindustan Kalari Sangam. Evening is at leisure to relax on the beach. Overnight will be at Calicut.

    Day 3 - Calicut to Wayanad By road 86kms / 3hrs

    After breakfast, proceed to Wayanad. Upon arrival, check in to your hotel. Travel to Vythiri / Wayanad to feast your eyes on some gorgeous natural visuals, quintessentially highlighting the specialty of Kerala. Rest of the day is at ease. Overnight will be at Wayanad.

    Day 4 - In Wayanad

    Early morning, take a 3-hour trekking tour into the wildlife sanctuary. In the afternoon, visit Sentinal Rock Waterfalls and the Wayanad Heritage Museum. Overnight will be at Wayanad.

    Day 5 - Wayanad to Cochin By road 260kms / 5hrs

    After breakfast, drive towards Cochin en route visiting Eddakal Caves. After a long drive, you will reach Cochin by afternoon and will be transferred to the hotel. Rest of the day is free or you can explore the nearby market on your own. Overnight will be at Cochin.

    Day 6 - In Cochin

    Breakfast will be at the hotel. Afterwards, begin the sightseeing tour of Cochin which includes The Santa Cruz Cathedral, Jewish Synagogue, Mattancherry or “Dutch Palace” and the famous St. Francis Church- the first European Church that was built in India. Later, head to the harbor where local fishermen use the old Chinese fishing nets introduced centuries ago. In the evening, enjoy traditional Kathakali dance performances or a kaleidoscope of martial arts and traditional dance forms of Kerala. Overnight will be at Cochin.

    Day 7 - Cochin to Kumarakom By road 50kms / 1hrs

    After a leisurely breakfast, proceed to Kumarakom. Reach Kumarakom and proceed to jetty. Check in to a traditional Kerala style houseboat and go on a leisurely backwater cruise along the lake. The houseboat, with all modern comforts, lets you discover the countryside at your own pace. All meals will be served on the boat freshly prepared by the crew. In the evening the boat will anchor by the lush paddy fields. Dinner would be laid out in the boat. Enjoy the tranquility of the water around and spend night on the houseboat.

    Day 8 - Alleppey to Kovalam By road 158kms / 5hrs

    Breakfast will be on board. Cruise through the backwaters watching the children going to school and the village markets opening. Disembark the boat at the finishing point where your driver will be waiting for you to drive to Kovalam. Reach Kovalam by evening and check in to the hotel Rest of the evening is at leisure to rest. Overnight will be at Kovalam.

    Day 9 - In Kovalam

    Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. This day is at leisure to explore Kovalam and enjoy the crescent-shaped beach in Kovalam. Overnight will be at Kovalam.

    Day 10 - Kovalam to Trivandrum By road 16kms / 1hrs

    Enjoy leisurely breakfast at the hotel. Depending upon your flight timing, explore the Trivandrum city and later you will be transferred to the Trivandrum airport to take a flight back home with sweet memories of the tour. TOUR ENDS !

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