Kerela enjoys unique geographical features that have made it one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Asia An equable climate. A long shoreline with serene beaches. Tranquil streches of emerald Kerala backwaters. Lush Kerala hill stations and exotic Kerala wildlife. Kerala Waterfalls. Sprawling Kerela plantations and paddy fields. Kerala Ayurvedic health holidays. Enchanting art forms of Kerla... Magical festivals of Kerala...Historic and cultural monuments in Kerala. An exotic Kerala cuisine...All of which offers the visitors an unique experience. Accommodations as indicated in the itinerary or similar Meals as indicated in the itinerary. Arrival and departure transfers ,all transfers during the trip All sightseeing as shown, including entrance fees Services of professional guides. All gratuities, except to your escort
Tour Duration: 11 days
Season: Jan - Dec
Tour Customizable: Yes
Number of Participants: Minimum: 2; Maximum: 22
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Our 11-day spicy Kerela itinerary takes you through spectacular - A long shoreline with serene beaches. Tranquil streches of emerald Kerala backwaters. Lush Kerala hill stations and exotic Kerala wildlife. Kerala Waterfalls. Sprawling Kerela plantations and paddy fields. Kerala Ayurvedic health holidays. Enchanting art forms of Kerla... Magical festivals of Kerala...Historic and cultural monuments in Kerala. An exotic Kerala cuisine...All of which offers the visitors an unique experience.It is an introduction to the varied splendors of India on an itinerary planned to show you only the best.
Not included: International airfare, Personal expenses such as laundry; travel insurance; excess baggage fees; communication charges; cost of obtaining passport or visas; meals, beverages or sightseeing not included in the itinerary; any airfares; gratuities to your escort.
Tour Highlights Peace of mind with Advent Journeys providing support 24/7 Your comfort is always in our thoughts. Itineraries designed and timed with your comfort in mind and to avoid the crowds The 'rarely seen' and the 'must see' sights, including sunrise or sunset visits to the Taj Mahal. Unrushed, in-depth travel led by Advent Journeys's superior Tour Director that fully captures the essence of your explorations in India The most sought after rooms in the finest hotels in India.
Notes All prices and itineraries subject to change. Other dates and prices may apply. If you would like to extend your stay with a pre- or post-tour extension, please contact our Vacations travel counselor.
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|Day 1||Cochin||Cochin: On arrival in Queen Of The Arabian Sea check into hotel. Afternoon free to relax. Overnight at hotel.|
|Day 2||Cochin||Cochin: Morning city tour covering: Jewish Synagogue , St. Francis church Originally, Dutch Palace , Roam about in the cobbled streets, you will love it. overnight at hotel.|
|Day 3||Munnar||Cochin - Munnar: In the morning, head towards a place which is called as nature lover's paradise Sprawling tea plantations. Picture book's town. Winding lanes filled with the heady fragrance of fresh tea, all 1800m above the sea level.The whole area is covered with tea estates look like a green carpet on earth. On arrival check in to the hotel for overnight stay.|
|Day 4||Munnar||Munnar: Munnar has the highest peak in South India - Anamudi - which towers over 2695m. An assortment of wild life such as the Nilgiri Thar, Nilgiri Langur, Sambhar, Gaur and the lion tailed Macaque are found in the rich tropical forests around. Devikulam - This serene hill township is a nature lover's retreat. Trout fishing on the Devikulam lake is a major attraction. Eravikulam National park - It is the best place to see Nilgiri Thar, the mountain goat of South India .Evening to visit the local market. Overnight at hotel.|
|Day 5||Periyar||Munnar - Periyar: Morning depart by surface to Periyar . on arrival check-in at the hotel.|
Thekkady, located in central Kerala, is a popular hill station and a wildlife centre. This town, which is an important plantation centre, conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hills and spice scented plantations. Periyar Forest of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves of India and spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold immense opportunities for treks and mountain walks. The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary offers a fairly good chance of seeing the great Indian tiger in its natural habitat.
Afternoon take game viewing boat-ride on the Artificial Periyar Lake. Amongst the animals spotted here are wild elephants, which can be seen and photographed at close quarters, wild boar, sambar, tier, leopard, wild dog and languor monkeys. Dinner and overnight - Periyar
|Day 6||Kumarakom||Periyar - Kumarakom: Morning after breakfast, 08.00am depart by surface to Kumarakom to embark houseboat for your backwater cruise the best way to experience Kerala villages. Today you will go through the world famous backwaters of Kerala. Enjoy the typical Kerala cuisine. Rest of the day and night in the boat.|
|Day 7||Trivandrum/Kovalam||Kumarakom - Trivandrum/Kovalam: Morning after breakfast, 08.00am depart by surface to Trivandrum.transfer to hotel. Ayurveda at your own.|
|Day 8||Trivandrum/Kovalam||In Trivandrum/Kovalam|
|Day 9||Trivandrum/Kovalam||In Trivandrum/Kovalam|
|Day 10||Trivandrum/Kovalam||In Trivandrum/Kovalam|
|Day 11||Trivandrum||Trivandrum: Transfer to Airport for your International flight|
|Total meals - 12||Breakfasts - 10|
|Lunches - 1||Dinners - 1|
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* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices per person. Prices quoted for land arrangements based on Group Size & Season are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land prices are guaranteed. Airfares included as part of air-inclusive tour prices are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. International customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the tour origination city, we are able to offer the land portion of the package or tour, at the price quoted.