Start and end in Kochi (Cochin)! With the In-depth Cultural tour Kerala Delights, you have a 7 days tour package taking you through Kochi (Cochin), India, and 4 other destinations in India. Kerala Delights includes accommodation in a hotel as well as meals, transport, and…
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Start and end in Kochi (Cochin)! With the In-depth Cultural tour Kerala Delights, you have a 7 days tour package taking you through Kochi (Cochin), India, and 4 other destinations in India. Kerala Delights includes accommodation in a hotel as well as meals, transport, and more.
Everything about Kerala is heaven. That's why it's called "God's Own Country". There is hardly any place in the world, so small in the area yet has an amazingly vast variety in terrains and landscapes. Just a thin long stretch of land bounded between the Arabian Sea & Western Ghats (mountain ranges), every nook and corner in Kerala you will see Hindu temples, Muslim mosques, and Christian Churches; people live happily with harmony and great religious tolerance. It's a very different aspect of India, where man has made a perfect ecological balance with nature. Kerala is all about the breathtaking views of tea-plantations, well-maintained national parks & wildlife sanctuaries, pristine beaches, and enchanting back-waters (one of the best in the world). This tour covers a little of all the elements that make Kerala the "God's Own Country". From the mountains of Munnar to Periyar National Park, to secluded beaches of Kollam, to serene backwaters of Alleppey, everything is a lifetime experience.
In the morning, the private car will pick-up from Kochi International Airport and head straight to Munnar. The rolling hills around Munnar, South India's largest tea-growing region, are carpeted in emerald-green tea plantations, contoured, clipped, and sculpted like ornamental hedges.
Reach Munnar by evening. Check-in at the hotel on arrival. In the evening head out to see Kalaripayattu Show. Kalaripayattu is an ancient Indian martial art, which originated as a style in Kerala. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Munnar.
Hotel: Mistletoe Munnar (homestay)
After breakfast head out for sightseeing. visit the Munnar Tea Museum. The tea museum preserves the aspects of the genesis and growth of tea plantations in Kerala's mountain region of the Western Ghats. Then enjoy a tea plantation walk. Afterward, visit Attukad Waterfall, a popular tourist attraction in Munnar, ideal for trekking and picnics. Then visit Blossom Hydel Park, located around 3 km away from Munnar Town. This exotic piece of land has fresh flowers, a Muthirappuzha river, a lush green landscape, embracing migratory waterbirds, and mountain butterflies. After that visit Pothamedu View Point, a stunning location perfect for tourists, who love to view the refreshing plantations of tea and cardamom, and feel the serenity of the place with their eyes and body drenched in the glory of lush green valleys.
Reach back at the hotel by evening. Dinner & overnight stay will be at hotel in Munnar.
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Hotel: Mistletoe Munnar (homestay)
After breakfast check-out from hotel & head towards Periyar. The very sound of the word Thekkady conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hills and spice scented plantations. The Periyar forests of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India. Spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold great opportunities for treks and mountain walks.
Reach by Periyar by afternoon and check-in at the hotel on arrival. In the evening head out to see Kathakali Show. Kathakali is very famous form of Indian Classical Dance. Overnight stay at hotel in Periyar (Thekkady).
Hotel: Peppervine Thekkady
Early in the morning, set out for a half-day guided jungle walk tour and Bamboo rafting at Periyar National Park. This activity takes close to 6 hrs. The wildlife sanctuary is also famous for its tiger reserve and elephant reserve. Visiting the sanctuary will be like exploring the nature around, enjoying the pristine and peaceful atmosphere around and getting relaxed from your busy schedules. There are bright chances to spot the elephant herd in the jungle while you are walking through the trails.
Reach back to the hotel by noon.
In the noon check-out from the hotel and head towards Kollam, the southern approach to Kerala’s backwaters, surrounded by the calm waterways of Ashtamudi Lake, fringed with coconut palms, cashew plantations and traditional villages – a great place to get a feel for the backwaters without the crowds. A treasure trove of natural wonders and historical edifices, Kollam is an enchanting town with backwaters and picturesque landscapes.
Reach Kollam by evening. Check-in at the hotel on arrival. Evening is at your leisure. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Kollam.
Hotel: Fragrant Nature Kollam
After breakfast head out for half-day trip to Varkala Beach. Varkala is an amazing place where you see sea coast along with cliffs. There are numerous water spouts and spas on the sides of these cliffs. Varkala Beach is a haven for sun-bathing and swimming.
In the afternoon reach back Kollam and enjoy a boat ride at the backwaters & mangroves of Paravur Lake. Evening at your leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kollam.
Hotel: Fragrant Nature Kollam
After breakfast check-out from hotel & head towards Alleppey (Alappuzha). Welcome to the “Venice of the East” – Alleppey, world famous for its vast mesmerizing backwaters.
Reach Alleppey by noon. Check-in at a private houseboat. Have lunch on the houseboat. Enjoy a boat cruise through the magnificent Vembanad lake for an unforgettable experience of backwater cruising. Dinner & overnight stay at the houseboat in Alleppey.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Hotel: Marvel Cruise Alleppey (private AC houseboat)
After breakfast check out from houseboat, and transfer to Kochi International Airport.
Bid farewell with the memories of amazing fun-filled 7 days trip through the God’s Own Country – Kerala, worth remembering for the lifetime!
- 06 nights’ accommodation on a double sharing basis at the quality 4-star hotels, boutique homestay & private AC houseboat.
Face masks are required for travelers in public areas.
Face masks are required for guides in public areas.
Face masks are provided for travelers.
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff.
Vehicles are regularly sanitized.
Guides are required to regularly wash hands.
Regular temperature checks for staff.
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival.
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms.
- 6 breakfasts.
- 1 Lunch.
- 3 dinners.
- Half-Day guided jungle hike with Boat safari at Periyar National Park.
- Entry tickets for Munnar Tea Museum, Kalaripayattu Show Munnar & Kathakali Show Thekkady.
- Boat ride at Kollam backwaters.
- Transfers & Sightseeing as per itinerary on a private AC sedan car with driver (all tolls, parking charges & driver allowances included).
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