10 Days Classic Kerala Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours, Cochin to Trivandrum

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Experience Kerala through one of our Classic Tours highlighting a broad selection of the main attractions of Kerala. The tour includes an exploration of the vibrant port town of Cochin and a stay in the lush tea Hills of Munnar and a wildlife resort with jungle treks, elephant rides, a spice plantation tour, and a houseboat cruise. Have a relaxing stay in a backwater resort by the lake ending with a stay in a beach resort.
DAY 01 – Arrival CochinGreeted by our representative at the airport and move to your hotel. Kochi, as it is called now, offers you the best of history and culture anywhere in the state.DAY 02 – CochinToday you can go for a sightseeing tour of Cochin which include - The Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church, the Santa Cruz Basilica, the Dutch Palace, the Spice market and the 15th century Chinese fishing nets believed to have been brought by Chinese traders. In the evening, witness traditional Kathakali dance.DAY 03 – Cochin – HouseboatDrive to Alleppey, embark on your private houseboat and cruise on the Backwaters, a splendid area full of canals, lakes and coves. DAY 04 – Houseboat – KumarakomDisembark from your houseboat at Kumarakom, slumbers on the banks of the famous Vembanad Lake. The Vembanad Lake with its majestic canals, streams and distributaries along its banks weave an intricate and enchantingly beautiful web.DAY 05 – KumarakomDay at leisure on the backwaters.DAY 06 – Kumarakom – PeriyarDrive to Periyar an area known for its undulating hills, spice plantations, and elephant sightings. One of the 27 tiger reserves in India, the Periyar valley in Thekkady is the oldest. Check into your hotel. Enjoy Spice plantation tour and elephant ride. DAY 07 – PeriyarToday you will be enjoying boating into the Periyar Lake to witness the wildlife.DAY 08 – Periyar – KovalamDrive to Kovalam, one of the most popular beach destinations in Kerala and check into your hotel. Kovalam consists of three adjacent crescent beaches separated by rocky headlands, of which the southernmost Lighthouse beach is the most famous.DAY 09 – KovalamDay at leisure on the beach.DAY 10 – Kovalam– Trivandrum – DepartureDeparture transfer to Trivandrum airport for return flight.

What’s included

  • 09 Nights Accommodation with breakfast in a double room at listed hotels or equivalent
  • All Internal transfer by private chauffeur driven air-conditioned car as per itinerary
  • 01 night on AC Houseboat on full-board basis (cruise: Alleppey – Kumarakom trip)
  • Kathakali dance show in Cochin
  • Plantation tour in Periyar
  • Elephant ride in Periyar
  • GST
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Private tour
  • Fuel surcharge

What’s not included

  • Guide charges & Camera fees if any
  • Expenses of personal nature such as laundry, telephones, etc.
  • International / inland flight charges
  • All other than those listed in above inclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities