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Overview

Trip Starting From: Cochin

Trip Location: Cochin

Kerala, “God’s Own Country” is the best place to explore the splendid beauty of nature. Lying on the Malabar Coast, Kerala boasts of its rich greenery and the tranquil backwaters. Due to this unending adventure of the beauty of nature, Kerala is also referred to as one of the must-see destinations for a lifetime and paradise on earth. Starting from the endless tea gardens to the spice plantations, the chains of tranquil river islands to elegant houseboats, Kerala is the perfect blend of beauty within folds of nature. And if you add to that the serene and colorful landscapes that only come to be once in every 10 years, the fun and adventure get multiplied by tenfolds.


The beauty of the flowers of Neel Kurunji that grow on the hills of Munnar in the Eravikulam National Park add a surreal beauty to the land in two ways; the distinct blue color that make the hills look they are actually blue, and the fact that they are a phenomenon that occurs only once in a decade. The event of blossoming of these flowers happening right now makes this once in a decade chance to visit Kerala and see the place at its colorful best. Also famous are the indigenous species of Ibex, popularly known as the Nilgiri Tahr which are a rare sighting just adds to the charm of the entire set of this tour. The experience of rolling hills covered in Blue and spotting a rare species of Ibex in Munnar will become the highlight of your trip. And that is a lot to say given that there is a lot more in store that this package has.


This 6 day 5 nights tour of Kerala starts from Cochin, takes you to Munnar to see the various attractions that make this place famous. After spending a wonderful day here looking at the beauty of nature, you would then leave for the natural destination of Thekkady which is famous for being the home to Periyar Lake and the Periyar Tiger Reserve. Spend some time exploring the spice plantations. From here, you would be going to see the backwaters of Alleppey where, after a long day of sightseeing, will check-in to the classic houseboats and enjoy the adventure of sailing and exploring the far reaches of Kerala. To give it all the perfect ending, you will also get to witness the most perfect sunset on the backwaters. You will then be transferred back to Kochin to bring the experience to an end.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival at Cochin

    Upon your arrival in Cochin, our representatives will meet you at the airport/railway station.

    You will be transferred to the hotel for your overnight stay (If you arrive early, you can also go for some local sightseeing)

    Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 2 - Cochin to Munnar

    After breakfast this morning, you will be going to see the Bol Jetty Island, Marine Drive before getting transferred to Munnar.

    Enroute, you will be visiting the famous spice plantations of Munnar, Valara Falls, Cheeyapara Falls and Kallar Falls.

    Check-in to your accommodation and spend overnight here.

  • Day 3 - Eravikulam National Park | Neel Kurunji Flowers | Nilgiri Tahr Spotting

    After breakfast in the morning, you will be setting out to witness the highlight of this tour.

    Before the National Park, you will be going to see Photo Point, Jungle Honey Bee Nest, Mad petty Dam/Lake, Dtpc boating, Elephant Arrival Spot, Cinema Shooting Point, Echo Point, and Rajamala.

    Post this, you will be going to see the Eravikulam National Park to see the majestic meadows of Neel Kurunji. And if you are lucky, you will also get the magnificent and rare Nilgiri Tahr.

    You will then see the highest peak of South, the Anaimudi peak.

    Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 4 - Munnar to Thekkady

    After breakfast, you will start the drive to reach the hill station of Thekkady, which is located in the famous Cardamom Hills of Kerala.

    Drive past lines after lines of spice plantations before arriving at Thekkady. Check-in and relax for a while.

    After this, leave for a half day sightseeing tour of Thekkady, covering the Periyar Lake and Periyar Tiger Reserve. Also visit the spice plantations of Thekkady.

    Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 5 - Thekkady to Alleppey | Houseboat Stay

    After breakfast this morning, you will be starting on your way to Alleppey, a small town famous for scenic backwaters.

    Check-in to your houseboat floating on the backwaters between tall palms and have your lunch in these scenic surroundings.

    You will be cruising through the canals to witness snake boats and rice fields of Kuttanadan Region, famous for growing rice below sea level.

    You will also be witnessing an amazing sunset on the evening cruise.

    Dinner and overnight at houseboat.

  • Day 6 - Alleppey to Cochin

    After breakfast this morning, you will check-out of the houseboat and get transferred to Cochin.

    You will then take your return flight/train and bring the experience to an end.

Stay

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  • Accommodation for 5 nights on twin sharing basis

Meal

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  • Breakfast included on all morning of the tour.
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  • Dinner and lunch are included for the houseboat stay.

Activity

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  • Sightseeing

Other Inclusions

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  • All toll, parking, driver & fuel cost

Transport

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  • Private transfers for sightseeing in an air-conditioned vehicle (make of the vehicle depends on the group size).
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  • Pick up from and drop off to Cochin is included.

Things To Carry

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  • Sturdy and waterproof backpack (It will be advised that you pack light)
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  • Water bottles (at least 2 liters of water)
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  • Fresh clothes for the tour
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  • Extra set of clothes
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  • Sunscreen and sunglasses
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  • Cap/hat
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  • Toiletries (Shampoo, towel, toothpaste, tissue paper, etc.)
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  • Juice packs, Glucon-D etc.
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  • Raincoat or a Poncho
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  • Personal medication (if any)
  • 7
  • Allergy medication (if any)
  • 7
  • Mosquito repellent cream
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  • A torch with new batteries (in case of emergency)
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  • You can carry energy food (Chocolate bars, flavored milk, Electrolyte drinks etc.)
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  • Camera (Optional)

Advisory

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  • Any items of personal nature and personal expenses are not included in the package cost.
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  • Entry fees at sightseeing places are not included in the cost of the package.
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  • Kindly dispose off the plastic waste in an appropriate manner.

Tour Type

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  • This activity can be availed as a private or group tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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