Into the Exotic, Kochi to Kerala Tour
Kerala Tour Package will make you sail the meandering backwaters of Kerala as you laze around with views of swaying palm trees and the sounds of nature as your orchestra. Explore the national park of Periyar the Tigers Reserve, filled with wildlife of many varieties. Tour the city of Kochi which boast a distinct mixture of architecture from several countries. Let us take you Into the Exotic from Kochi to Kerala through this Kerala Tour Package.
- Facilitator for assistance on initial arrival and final departure
- Accommodation at listed hotels in Twin / Double sharing basis
- 2 Nights accommodation in Kochi at listed hotel on bed and Breakfast basis
- 2 Nights accommodation in Thekkady at listed hotel on bed and Breakfast basis
- 1 Night accommodation in Kumarakom at listed hotel on bed and Breakfast basis
- 2 Nights accommodation in Marari at listed hotel on bed and Breakfast basis
- 1 Night accommodation in Houseboat Alleppy on full board basis
- Experience the Spice Plantation Tour in Thekkady
- English speaking local guides as per the program
- 01 Bottled mineral water during long drives
- Monument entrance fee and permits
- Garlanding upon arrival in India
- All applicable taxes
- International Airfare
- Entry visa to India
- Any optional tours
- Personal spendings
Day 1: Kochi Arrival
Upon your arrival, you will be met by our representative and get transferred to your hotel at Kochi, also known as Cochin and overnight there.
Day 2: Kochi City Tour
After breakfast, enjoy Kochi city tour. Your Kerala Tour Package will start from Kochi. First, you will visit The Jewish Synagogue that is magnificently decorated by Chinese tiles and Belgian chandeliers. Afterwards, visit St. Francis Church, one of the oldest church built by Europeans in India. (It remains closed on Fridays and Saturdays). After that, you will visit the Dutch Palace that was originally built by the Portuguese. Later, in the 17th century, the Dutch modified it and presented it to the Raja of Kochi. Coronation of many Rajas of Kochi was held here. (It remains closed on Fridays). Then you will see the Chinese Fishing Nets (Cheenavala) that are distinctly unique to Cochin. It is believed that traders from the court of the Chinese ruler Kublai Khan introduced these nets here. Oddly, these nets are found only in Kochi, outside China! After enjoying your day, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Kochi and Overnight there.
Day 3: Welcome Thekaddy
Your Kerala Tour Package will give you the chance to live an adventurous life. After breakfast, you will be driven to Periyar National Park which is one of the 16 Project Tiger Reserves in India and is amongst the most picturesque wildlife sanctuaries in the world. Here it is possible to see large herds of Indian Elephant with relative ease as well as Nilgiri Langur near Aranya Niwas and the Lion tail Macaque in higher areas. After your trip in Periyar, you will be transferred to your hotel. After some rest, enjoy a visit to the aromatic spice plantations of Thekkady. You will see various species of spices and other aromatic plants/herbs. Then, you will be back to your hotel and overnight at Thekkady.
Day 4: Thekkady Tour
The day is free for your own activities. Then, overnight in Thekkady.
Day 5: Allapuzha - Alleppey Houseboat
After breakfast, you will be driven to Alleppey and board the Houseboat (Kettuvallom) on the World famous Backwaters of Kerala. These backwaters represent a unique geological formation and the basis of a distinct lifestyle. Travelling on backwaters is one of the highlights of a visit to Kerala. The boats cross shallow, palm-fringed lakes studded with cantilevered Chinese fishing nets.Then, you will overnight in Alleppey Deluxe Houseboat.
Day 6: Welcome Kumarakom
Disembark the houseboat and then you will check in at your hotel in Kumarakom and overnight there.
Day 7: Mararikulam Arrival
After breakfast, you will be driven to Mararikulam. Marari features sand beaches, backed by swaying palms. There is a virgin territory where you can experience the local charm and traditional Kerala Hospitality at its best.
Overnight in your Hotel.
Day 8: Mararikulam Tour
After breakfast, your day is at leisure.
Day 9: Kochi - Final Departure
After breakfast, you will check out and then you will be transferred to the Cochin Airport to board the flight for onward journey.