Essential Kerala - Premium CGH Experience
When a traveler thinks of Kerala, It’s related to Nature, people and cuisine. This itinerary is a cute combination of the essentials in Kerala for a traveler. At the same time the hotels chosen are among the best. Some unique experiences are a part of the program too. All the hotels used in the program promotes local community oriented Responsible Tourism initiatives.
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Day 01 – Cochin
On arrival at Cochin Airport, you will be met & transferred to a city hotel for check in. Day to relax. Evening watch live Kathakali show. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02 – Cochin
Morning, after breakfast, guided sightseeing of Cochin. By noon, drive to Poothotta/Vaikom village for a farm lunch followed by a village experience tour as a part of our Responsible Tourism initiative to empower the local community. Evening return to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 03 – Cochin – Munnar (4 Hrs)
Morning, after a leisurely breakfast, proceed to Munnar, known as nature lover’s paradise. You will drive through Midland crops like Rubber, arecnut, pineapple etc. Afternoon free. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 04 – Munnar
Full day for local drives and tea plantation walks. Also visit a tea factory. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 05 – Munnar – Periyar (3 Hrs)
After an early breakfast, you will be transferred to Periyar, the famous wildlife destination of Kerala. Afternoon do a trekking/boating in the sanctuary. Evening visit a Spice Farm and later shopping for spices. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 06 – Alleppey Backwaters-Houseboat
After an early breakfast, drive to Alleppey to check into your exclusive Houseboat for a cruise through the backwater villages followed by overnight stay on board. Your meals are cooked and served on board. Explore the amazing backwater life of Kerala! We will arrange a special dinner with candle light along with a bottle on Indian Wine. Your beds will be floral decorated. Overnight on the Houseboat.
Day 07 – Alleppey – Marari Beach (1 Hrs)
Enjoy your breakfast on board. Later, checkout & drive to Marari, a relatively quiet beach paradise of Kerala. On arrival check in at the resort on the Beach. Rest of the day at leisure on the beach. You may opt to go for an Ayurvedic Massage or a village walk. Overnight at the Resort.
Day 08 – Marari
Full day at the resort. Marari Beach is an endless vista of sand and surf, but it is more... An authentic experience of Kerala's traditional fishing villages, and a re-creation of an ancient, harmonious way of life. You may opt to take an Ayurvedic Massage…Visit the fishermen villages... By evening it may interesting to visit the local temple to watch the local crowd coming for worship and socialization. Overnight at Resort.
Day 09 – Cochin Departure (2.5 Hrs)
Like all good things, your holiday experience comes to an end but you will always carry with you memories of this unique and unforgettable experience. Today, you will be assisted and transferred to Cochin International airport for your flight home!!
Tour Cost Includes:
08 Nights accommodation as above
Daily breakfast at hotels
All meals on Houseboat
Transfers and sightseeing using Aircon SUV
Kathakali show in Cochin
Guided Village tour with lunch in Vaikom Region
Spice Farm visit in Periyar
Trekking/boating in periyar
Guided sightseeing in Cochin
All entrance fees
Hotels suggested Premium
Cochin: Brunton Boatyard
Munnar: Windy Woods
Periyar: Spice Village
Houseboat: Spice Coast Cruises
Marari Beach: Marari Beach Resort
Hotels suggested above are subject to availability at the time of booking. If the proposed hotels are not available, we will be providing similar hotels with your approval.
Tour Price Per Pax on Double/Twin Sharing