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'Kerala - God's own country', is a heaven landscaped with palm-lined beaches, steamy jungles, plantation-covered hills, tropical rivers and lakes. Located amidst the lush green vegetation with numerous milky waterfalls, delightful rivulets, splendid springs, lakes and hill-plantations, Kerala provides a fascinating experience.

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Highlights

  • Visit St. Francis Church, The Jewish Synagogue and Mattenchary Palace.
  • Enjoy a visit to the Periyar Sanctuary.
  • Itinerary
  • Inclusions
  • Price
  • Map
  • Hotels
  • How to Book
  • Terms & Conditions

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 01
  • Day 02
  • Day 03
  • Day 04
  • Day 05
  • Day 06

Day 01 Arrive Kochi

Welcome to your 'Best of  Kerala' Tour! On arrival at the airport in Kochi, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Half day city tour of Kochi (Private).

Later, proceed on a city tour of Kochi visiting places like the St. Francis Church, Mattencherry Palace, The Jewish Synagogue and view the Chinese fishing nets in Fort Kochi area.

St Francis Church is one of the oldest churches in India, built by Europeans. Originally built in 1503, the church has witnessed many skirmishes between Indians and the Britishers. St Francis Church was declared a protected monument in 1923. This church is built in the Indo gothic style of architecture.

The Mattanchery palace is a Dutch Palace in the state of Kerala and was built in 1555. It served as a gift to the local Raja of Kochi. The palace stands as a testament of the Dutch rule over Cochin and neighboring areas. The palace now exhibits Temple art, portraits and exhibits of the Rajas of Kochi.
The Jewish synagogue is also called the Pardesi Synagogue. It is located in the corner of the Jew town in the city of Kochi. The Jewish synagogue is a prayer house or shrine for people from the Jewish faith . Built in 1568, the synagogue has a 500 year old history attached to it.
Chinese fishing nets also called Cheena vala are the fishing installations made in Kochi. Each net has a limited area and depth of operation. The fishing nets make for a beautiful backdrop for photography.

Pickup Duration From Time
Hotel 4:00 hrs 14:00 PM
 

Day 02 On to Munnar (130 kms / approx. 4 hour drive)

After breakfast, proceed to Munnar. Drive through the picturesque countryside of Munnar which is surrounded by lush green tea estates.
On arrival, check in to your hotel.

The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this quaint hill station.

 

Day 03 In Munnar

Explore old Munnar followed by a visit to Mattupetty Lake (Private).

Today morning, enjoy a visit to Old Munnar including visit to the C.S.I Church flowed by a visit to Mattupetty Lake.

C.S.I church was built in 1910 and is the second largest church with a membership that runs in millions. This church is built in a British form of architecture and quite literally links present to the past. The church is a relic of the handsome past of the British rule in India.

Later, visit the Mattupetty Lake which is flanked by steep hills, woods and a small hydro-electricity dam.

Pickup Duration From Time
Hotel 4:00 hrs 08:00 AM

The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities.

 

Day 04 On to Thekkady (105 kms / approx. 3 and Half hour drive)

Today, proceed to Thekkady, the land of spice plantations.
On arrival, check in to your hotel.

The rest of the day is at leisure to walk through the bustling spice market in the Kumily Village.

 

Day 05 On to Kumarakom (142 kms / approx. 4 hour drive)

Transfer from hotel in Thekkady to hotel in Kumarakom, en route visit Periyar Sanctuary (Private).

Drive to Kumarakom, en route visit the Periyar Sanctuary.

The Periyar Sanctuary is South India's most popular wildlife sanctuary and an amazing bio reserve. It encompasses 777 sq km and a 26-sq-km artificial lake created by the British in 1895. There are 30 snakes, 13 lizards, and two species of turtles as well as 40 species of fish and 160 species of butterflies here. With such an astonishing biodiversity, the Periyar National Park has become the hotspot for ecotourism.
The Periyar Lake is the life line of this sanctuary. One can opt for a boat ride on Lake periyar (On direct payment basis).

On arrival in Kumarakom, check in to your hotel.

Pickup Duration From Time
Hotel -7:00 hrs 07:00 AM

The rest of the day is at leisureor one can enjoy a backwater cruise (boats can be hired on direct payment basis)

 

Day 06 Depart Kumarkom

Today, bid farewell to your 'Best of Kerala' tour as you are transferred from your hotel in Kumarakom to the airport in Kochi for your onward journey.
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  • Inclusions
  • Exclusions
  • Airfare in economy class as per the Ex hub.
  • Accommodation in the hotels listed or similar hotels.
  • Transportation - Entire round trip Ex- Kochi by an air-conditioned Indigo or similar for all categories as per the itinerary. Vehicle is as per the itinerary and not on disposal basis.
  • Meals: Daily buffet breakfast as per the itinerary.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • All currently applicable taxes i.e. Hotel tax & Transportation tax.
  • Goods and Services Tax of 5%.
  • Train or Bus fare from / to your originating city of stay, unless specified.
  • Items of personal nature viz, tips, porterage, room service, laundry, mineral water, alcoholic or non alcoholic beverages, phone calls, additional sightseeing tours and excursions not included in the itinerary, still or video camera fees etc.
  • Any increase in fuel cost, government taxes, entrance fees, intra and interstate taxes etc, the tour price will be amended in accordance.
  • Entrance fees and guide charges wherever applicable.
  • Any items / services not specifically mentioned in the 'Tour Price Includes' column.

  • Supplement charges applicable for Long weekends and festivals.
  • Mandatory Gala Dinner charges for X'mas and New year

Price

  • Mumbai
  • Delhi
  • Kolkata
  • Bengaluru

Mumbai

Validity Twin Triple Single Child with bed Child without bed
Economy 30th, Sep 2019 INR 32500(INR 32500) INR 31200(INR 31200) INR 36400(INR 36400) INR 22100(INR 22100) INR 19500(INR 19500)
Deluxe 30th, Sep 2019 INR 40300(INR 40300) INR 39000(INR 39000) INR 48100(INR 48100) INR 26000(INR 26000) INR 22100(INR 22100)


Important Note

Delhi

Validity Twin Triple Single Child with bed Child without bed
Economy 30th, Sep 2019 INR 40300(INR 40300) INR 37700(INR 37700) INR 45500(INR 45500) INR 24700(INR 24700) INR 22100(INR 22100)
Deluxe 30th, Sep 2019 INR 48100(INR 48100) INR 44200(INR 44200) INR 55900(INR 55900) INR 31200(INR 31200) INR 26000(INR 26000)


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Kolkata

Validity Twin Triple Single Child with bed Child without bed
Economy 30th, Sep 2019 INR 41600(INR 41600) INR 39000(INR 39000) INR 45500(INR 45500) INR 26000(INR 26000) INR 23400(INR 23400)
Deluxe 30th, Sep 2019 INR 49400(INR 49400) INR 46800(INR 46800) INR 55900(INR 55900) INR 32500(INR 32500) INR 27300(INR 27300)


Important Note

Bengaluru

Validity Twin Triple Single Child with bed Child without bed
Economy 30th, Sep 2019 INR 32500(INR 32500) INR 31200(INR 31200) INR 36400(INR 36400) INR 22100(INR 22100) INR 19500(INR 19500)
Deluxe 30th, Sep 2019 INR 39000(INR 39000) INR 40300(INR 40300) INR 48100(INR 48100) INR 26000(INR 26000) INR 22100(INR 22100)


Important Note

Map

Map

Hotels Info

  • Economy
  • Deluxe
Economy
City Hotel Name No of Nights
Kochi The Dunes Continental 01
Munnar Green Ridge Holiday Home 02
Thekkady Periyar Meadows 01
Kumarakom Manor Backwater Resort 01
Kochi The Dunes Hotel 01
Munnar Deshadan Mountain Resort 02
Thekkady Holiday Vista 01
Kumarakom Abad Whispering Palms 01
Deluxe
City Hotel Name No of Nights
Kochi Dream Cochin 01
Munnar Eastend Munnar (premium) 02
Thekkady Poetree Sarovar Portico 01
Kumarakom Royal Grove 01

How To Book

Terms & Conditions

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