Arrive at the gate way of Kerala, Cochin, where our representative shall be present to receive you. Check into your hotel and in the afternoon go for Sightseeing at Historical Fort Cochin which has a rich heritage and strong historical relationship with English, Portuguese, Dutch, Arabs, and Chinese etc. Visit the Dutch Palace, Asia’s best preserved Synagogue, Marin Drive, Chinese fishing nets, Sea mouth, Beach walk way etc. Depending upon availability of time you may also visit the traditional spice market of Cochin.
Late evening could be well spent @ LuLu Mall one of the largest shopping mall in India. Spanning 17 acres and with a total retail floor area of 1.7 million square feet and containing more than 215 outlets including food courts, restaurants, family entertainment zones, a multiplex, ice skating rink and bowling alley.
Note: Above sightseeing dependant on your arrival time at Cochin. In case of late arrivals the sightseeing itinerary can be shifted to the last day in case departure is late afternoon from Cochin.
After breakfast check out of your hotel and proceed to Munnar - the hill station of Kerala. Sit back and enjoy the scenic drive through the meandering roads lush with vegetation on both sides. On the way visit Valara & Cheeyapara waterfalls.
Set at an altitude of 6000 ft in Idukki district, Munnar was the favoured summer resort of the erstwhile British rulers in the colonial days. Unending expanse of tea plantations - pristine valleys and mountains- exotic species of flora and fauna in its wild sanctuaries and forests - aroma of spice scented cool air - yes! Munnar has all these and more. It's the place you would love to visit.
Upon arrival check into your hotel / resort and unwind. Evening is at your leisure. Overnight stay at your hotel / resort in Munnar.
Today after breakfast we proceed to explore Munnar! The sightseeing takes you to Matupetty Dam, a beautiful spot for viewing the picturesque Munnar, Kundala Lake - a natural lake with recreational facilities like boating and having excellent view of Western Ghats as well as the forest surrounded with. You shall also visit Eco point and pass through the tea plantations.
After noon you can visit Eravikulam National park (optional); where the endangering Nilgiri Tahr is conserved or you may prefer to stay back at your hotel / resort and savour the ambience of Munnar. Overnight stay at your hotel / resort in Munnar.
After breakfast proceeds to Thekkady also known as the spice bag of the state. Enjoy a beautiful journey through the hills and valleys of Western Ghats to reach this jungle destination. Check in your hotel and freshen up. Depending upon time and your convenience / preferences you may opt for the following activities:
Have an amazing boat ride in Periyar Lake (timing b/w 7.30 AM – 3.30PM – advance booking advisable) which flows through the Periyar tiger reserve where you will have a chance to watch the wild animals like elephant, Bison, Sambar, Deer etc roaming the lake shore.
You may go for a spice plantation visit (Kerala is the spice capital of the world) where cardamom, pepper, vanilla, clove, cinnamon , nutmeg, ayurvedic herbs etc are grown.
In the evening you could opt to see the famous Kathakali and Kalaripayatu show which showcases the culture and martial art form of Kerala or go for a traditional Kerala Ayurvedic massage.
Later return to your hotel / resort. Overnight stay at your hotel / resort in Thekkady.
The activities mentioned above are optional and extra payable.
Nature lovers can also opt for an early morning Jeep safari through the intense forests of Thekkady on the following day.
Please ensure that you return in time for checkout and departure at least by 8.30 AM in case your itinerary involves houseboat as next destination.
After breakfast proceed toward Allapuzha to board the traditional Kerala Houseboat. What is truly magical about a houseboat ride is the breathtaking view of the untouched and otherwise inaccessible rural Kerala that it offers, while you float through the backwaters which consist of a complex network of brackish lagoons, lovely lakes and canals Now, wouldn't that be something?
You would check in the house boat by noon to explore the back waters and its serene beauty. Enjoy the ride; delicious cuisines and an overnight stay with all meals (Lunch, Dinner, Evening Tea with snacks, Breakfast) served on board.
In A/C Deluxe category Houseboat, A/C will be operational from 9:00 P.M. to 6:00 A.M. In premium categories AC will be available always.
The Houseboat is not mobile after evening.
Standard menu in HB is non-veg. Please confirm by mail in case your meal preference is different.
After breakfast check out of the houseboat and proceed towards Cochin. Time till departure is up to your discretion for shopping.
In case of any unexpected bandh or strike, we will endower to make best possible alternative arrangements, please bear with us. This may entail change in the itinerary. Any extra overnight stay / stay at any new location shall be payable (according to the choice of hotel).
Please indicate your meal preference by mail.
In Munnar, Thekaddey, Vagamon & other hill stations generally rooms will not be A/c since these are cold places.
All guests are advised to carry a photo id card during the entire trip (you will have to present a copy of the same if requested).
Rates wherever mentioned are valid for the mentioned period only and is only for ground handling arrangements (accommodation and transport only). The rates are for base category package only. Accommodation and Transport arrangements can be modified as per your budget.
We strongly suggest you check reviews and locations of the hotel before confirming the package. Any change subsequent to conformation may involve cancellation charges.
We arrange for your accommodation and travel arrangements. No kind of insurance is covered under this package.
25% payment to be done upfront.
Next 25% payment to be done within 2 days of sharing the hotel confirmation vouchers.
Rest 50% payment to be done 7 days before the trip starts.
Cancellation charges will be effective from the date of receipt of customer’s cancellation email. The cancellation charges will be as follows:
60 days or more prior to arrival - 10% of the total booking amount
59 days to 30 days prior to arrival - 20% of the total booking amount
29 days to 15 days prior to arrival - 25% of the total booking amount
14 days to 8 days prior to arrival - 50% of the total booking amount
7 days & less, prior to arrival OR no show - No refund
In case, the travel overlaps with peak season (15 Dec to 15 Jan) OR the property is 5 Star, no refund will be applicable
Mr. Rajesh Kumar