Best of Kerala with Spice Tour

8 Nights Itinerary Covering: Cochin - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Kovalam


Overview

The Best of Kerala with Spice Tour is a tour that trace spice route of Cochin which in pervious times have attracted many civilizations. While on tour enjoy being at Kumarakom the place that is much known for rubber plantation and exotic birds. Explore Munnar for its scenic beauty. Munnar is crowned as Queen of Hills in Kerala state. The tour is sure to leave you rejoiced with the pleasure attained during the stay in Alleppey at houseboat enjoying tranquility and soothing effects of the backwater on you.

Highlights

  • Enjoy boat ride during your stay at the resort in Kumarakom
  • Full day excursion to the village and bird sanctuary in Kumarakom
  • Experience the scenic beauty and magic of backwaters, at Alleppey
  • Feel rejuvenated while stay at ayurvedic center
  • Excursion to Neyyar in houseboat
  • Half day city tour to Trivandrum city

Itinerary

Day 1 - Cochin

After arriving Cochin airport or railway station, meet our representative who'll escort you to the hotel. After freshening up, we head to the oldest synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations. The 'Paradesi' synagogue or the Mattancherry Synagogue was built in 1568 and reflects the traditional style of architecture and interiors. After that we head to the Mattancherry Palace which was commissioned by the Portuguese and then set out to see the famous Chinese fishing nets that line the harbour.Retire for the night at hotel.

Day 2 - Cochin-Munnar

In the morning we start off for Munnar, which is roughly a 3 hour journey by road. This magnificent place was once the summer resort for British Generals from the East India Company. As we approach Munnar, you will be greeted with the pleasant fragrance of freshly grown tea. On arrival, we will check into the hotel and you are free to explore the town of Munnar. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 3 - Munnar- Periyar

After breakfast we head to Periyar, the land of wilderness and untamed wildlife. Home to India's premier wildlife sanctuary, one can easily spot tigers, elephants and exotic birds on these plains. We visit the spice plantations in the afternoon. The entire day is at leisure, with an overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 4 - Periyar

We start off early for a boat ride at the Lake Periyar. Due to fluctuating weather conditions in this region, we shall schedule this boat ride after arriving in Periyar. A boat safari on the Periyar Lake will give you an opportunity the exotic wild species in their natural turf. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 5 - Periyar-Kumarkom

Early morning after breakfast , head straight to Kumarakom which is home to the rubber plantations and a beautiful bird sanctuary. We travel for four hours via road off the shores of the scenic Lake Vembanad. On reaching Kumarakom you will be accommodated at a resort on the banks of backwater. Enjoy boat ride during your stay at the resort. Overnight at the resort.

Day 6 - Kumarkom-Alleppey (House Boat)

At Kumarkom, we board the Kuttuvallam or the House boat. As you cruise romantically through the quite waters of the rivers and lakes, watch the tall palms that canopy the bright sun, the emerald paddy fields and locals going about their business. Enjoy the lazy streams of water as the travel to our next destination Alleppy. Experience the off shore hospitality as we stay overnight on the splendid house boat.

Day 7 - Alleppey-Kovalam

By morning reach Alleppey, afterwards driving straight to Kovalam. Assistance and transfer to the hotel or resort. Retreat yourself by spend the day at ayurvedic center. Retire for the night in the hotel.

Day 8 - Kovalam

The whole day is at leisure.You can opt for a sightseeing and shopping tour of Thrivandrum or stay and explore the city of Kovalam and its breath taking beaches and relax in golden sands. The beach is ideal for various kind of water sports like kayaking, surfing , skiing and swimming.

Day 9 - Kovalam – Trivandrum

After breakfast, transfer to airport to board a flight for your onwards journey.

Price

Price per person including taxes @ USD 500 X 02 person
@ USD 1000 for 02 adults - 3*Star

Price per person including taxes @ USD 590 X 02 person
@ USD 1180 for 02 adults - 4*star

Price per person including taxes @ USD 889 X 02 person
@ USD 1778 for 02 adults - 5*star


Hotels to be used or similar

Destination 3* Star 4* Star 5* Star
Cochin Hotel Dunes Hotel Dunes Continental Hotel Trident
Munnar Misty Mountain Resort Devonshire Greens Panoramic Gateway
Periyar Spice Grove Mountain Courtyard Hotel Elephant Court
Kumarakom Green Field Resort Lakesong Resort Zuri Kumarakom

Alleppey

Deluxe Houseboat Full time A/c Premium H/B Luxury Hosueboat

Kovalam

Sagara beach Resort Uday Samudra Niraamaya Retreat
Note: Base Category Rooms

Inclusions

  • Accommodation in hotels on Bed and Breakfast basis. (01 double room)
  • All meals in Hosueboat.
  • Airport transfers with staff assistance.
  • Air-conditioned transportas per itinerary by Indigo/similar.
  • 01 Kathakali dance show ticket.
  • 01 boat ride in Periyar lake.
  • Services of Local English Speaking Guide for sightseeing in Cochin and Munnar.
  • All currently applicable taxes.

Exclusions

  • Travel Insurance.
  • Any Entrance fee.
  • Airfare /Train fare.
  • Guide services in other places.
  • Any peak season supplement.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, telephone, laundry bills etc.
  • Tips and porter charges.
  • Any additional expenses incurred due to any flight delay or cancellation, weather conditions, political closures, technical faults etc.
  • Any other service/s not specified above.

SPECIAL NOTE:

  • All taxes, entrance fees, airfare, Hotel and Transport rates etc are as on date. Any future hike will be charged extra.
  • The above rates are valid till 1st April to 30th Sep’19.
  • Normal hotel check in /Check out time 1400 / 1200hrs.
  • Our drivers are responsible for safe driving with proper knowledge of route / itinerary. However, he would not be able to explain any sightseeing spots /History of monuments etc. and for same you may take proper Guide services from us on additional cost basis.
  • The above is only an offer and we are not holding any booking at this stage, booking would be subject to availability once confirmed by you along with guest details & guarantee to book.
  • Terms & conditions, please click: www.tourism-of-india.com/terms-and-conditions.html
  • All rates are subject to a revision if there is a fluctuation in the currency rates.


Identity Proof:
It is Mandatory for all guests to provide Photo ID at the time of booking confirmation.

  • For Non Resident Indians clients (NRI client) – copy of passport.
  • For Overseas Indian clients holding OCI / PIO card – copy of passport and copy of OCI/PIO card is mandatory.
  • For domestic clients – copy of Driving License / Voter ID Card / passport is mandatory.

Jurisdiction Clause: All the disputes arising out of this agreement or any other subsequent agreement would be subject to Delhi Courts only.

Note: Ranthambore visit advisable to travel from October to 30th June every year.


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