GODS OWN COUNTRY - KERALA

GODS OWN COUNTRY - KERALA

trip highlights  PLAN YOUR TRIP

  • See the Mattupetty Dam
  • Visit Dutch Palace of Cochin
  • Experience the backwaters of Kumarakom
  • Visit the bird sanctuary of Kumarakom
  • Get a first-hand experience of fineness of tea tasting in Munnar

Take on a tour of Kerala to enjoy the mesmerizing hills and backwaters. Golden beaches, emerald backwaters, lofty mountain ranges, powerful art forms. The choices are many and so are the wonders that await you in Kerala. India`s most idyllic state, Kerala, better known as Gods Own Country, is today one of the most sought after tourist destinations in India. Secluded beaches, palm-fringed backwaters, mist-clad hill stations, lush tropical forests, cascading waterfalls, exotic wildlife, majestic monuments, fine art forms and enchanting festivals give it a distinctive charm. Kerala has unique geographic features made up of misty hill stations, emerald green valleys, lush eco-tourism locales, refreshing waterfalls, numerous rivers, network of lagoons, natural harbors, jungles with exotic flora and fauna, and more – all of which remain evergreen attractions to the travel enthusiast.

Day

1

Arrival Cochin - Local sightseeing
Kochi / Cochin

On arrive at Cochin airport, our representative will receive and escort you to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel and relax. Later proceed for a local sightseeing of Cochin visiting Marine drive which is a picturesque promenade in Kochi. Fort Kochi which is the historical part of the city and home to many tourist attractions. In evening at around 1730hrs, proceed to enjoy the famous Kathakali dance show. Later after the show, return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.


Day

2

Cochin- Munnar by road 130kms/04hrs - Tea tasting tour
Munnar

In the morning after breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed to Munnar. On arrival, check-in at the hotel and relax. Later proceed for a tea tasting tour. Taste a variety of tea variants and the subtle differences will astound you beyond your imagination as you soak in the appearance, inhale the aromas and sip the flavors of some of the most authentic tea strains from the Munnar tea estate. The guide will even take you through the various processes that happen in tea production like post plucking the tea flushes, to wilting and all the way to drying. After the tour , return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.


Day

3

Munnar- Local sightseeing
Munnar

In the morning after breakfast, proceed for local sightseeing of Munnar visiting Hills of Munnar. Later visit Eravikulam National Park. It is Kerala's first national park. This park is famous for its collection of tahr. In the evening return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.


Day

4

Munnar- Kumarakom by road 150kms/04hrs
Kumarakom

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Kumarakom . On arrival check into the hotel and relax. The day will be free at leisure. Overnight stay in the hotel.


Day

5

Departure Kumarakom - Cochin by road 50kms/01hrs
Kochi / Cochin

Early morning around 6.00 am proceed for bird sanctuary visit. After breakfast, check -out from the hotel and get dropped at Cochin airport. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Kochi / Cochin - 1 Night

Pearl Palace

3 Star

The PGS Vedanta Hotel

4 Star

Courtyard by Marriott Kochi Airport

5 Star
Munnar - 2 Nights

Wild Elephant Eco Friendly Resort

3 Star

The Leaf Munnar

4 Star

Club Mahindra Munnar

5 Star
Kumarakom - 1 Night

Abad Whispering Palms

3 Star

Lakesong Resort

4 Star

Park Regis Aveda Kumarakom

5 Star

Inclusions

  • Accommodation for 04nights/05days
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Tea tasting tour in Munnar
  • Transfers & Sightseeing by AC Car
  • All Applicable Hotel Taxes

Exclusions

  • Any airfare/train fare
  • Any guide charges
  • Any cost on personal expenses
  • Any other meals unless specified
  • GST 5% additionala

Which food is famous in Kerala?   

DOSA – SAMBAR. Dosa is a famous South Indian dish and try them while you are in Kerala with hot sambar which is a vegetable curry made in a spicy sour curry including lentils. Also don’t fresh prawns and star spices

What can I buy in Kerala?   

Spices, Tea/Coffee, Shell Showpiece, Kathakali Masks, Cashews

What is the main festival of Kerala?   

Onam is the biggest festival in Kerala. It is the Festival of Kerala with State holidays for 4 days starting from Onam Eve (Uthradom) to the 4rd Onam Day.

What is Kumarakom famous for?   

It is famous for its backwater tourism

What to pack before you go?   

Sunglasses, Hat or Cap for shade from the sun, Comfy sneakers, Walking shoes and flip-flops, Smart casual for evening meals

Type of Vacation


Romance


History & Culture


Family

PLAN YOUR TRIP

Take on a tour of Kerala to enjoy the mesmerizing hills and backwaters. Golden beaches,
emerald backwaters, lofty mountain ranges, powerful art forms. The choices are
many and so are the wonders that await you in Kerala. India`s most idyllic
state, Kerala, better known as Gods Own Country, is today one of the most
sought after tourist destinations in India. Secluded beaches, palm-fringed
backwaters, mist-clad hill stations, lush tropical forests, cascading
waterfalls, exotic wildlife, majestic monuments, fine art forms and enchanting
festivals give it a distinctive charm. Kerala has unique geographic features
made up of misty hill stations, emerald green valleys, lush eco-tourism
locales, refreshing waterfalls, numerous rivers, network of lagoons, natural
harbors, jungles with exotic flora and fauna, and more – all of which remain
evergreen attractions to the travel enthusiast.

Detailed Itinerary

Day

1

Arrival Cochin - Local sightseeing
Kochi / Cochin

On arrive at Cochin airport, our representative will receive and escort you to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel and relax. Later proceed for a local sightseeing of Cochin visiting Marine drive which is a picturesque promenade in Kochi. Fort Kochi which is the historical part of the city and home to many tourist attractions. In evening at around 1730hrs, proceed to enjoy the famous Kathakali dance show. Later after the show, return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.


Day

2

Cochin- Munnar by road 130kms/04hrs - Tea tasting tour
Munnar

In the morning after breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed to Munnar. On arrival, check-in at the hotel and relax. Later proceed for a tea tasting tour. Taste a variety of tea variants and the subtle differences will astound you beyond your imagination as you soak in the appearance, inhale the aromas and sip the flavors of some of the most authentic tea strains from the Munnar tea estate. The guide will even take you through the various processes that happen in tea production like post plucking the tea flushes, to wilting and all the way to drying. After the tour , return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.


Day

3

Munnar- Local sightseeing
Munnar

In the morning after breakfast, proceed for local sightseeing of Munnar visiting Hills of Munnar. Later visit Eravikulam National Park. It is Kerala's first national park. This park is famous for its collection of tahr. In the evening return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.


Day

4

Munnar- Kumarakom by road 150kms/04hrs
Kumarakom

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Kumarakom . On arrival check into the hotel and relax. The day will be free at leisure. Overnight stay in the hotel.


Day

5

Departure Kumarakom - Cochin by road 50kms/01hrs
Kochi / Cochin

Early morning around 6.00 am proceed for bird sanctuary visit. After breakfast, check -out from the hotel and get dropped at Cochin airport. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Hotels

Kochi / Cochin - 1 Night

Pearl Palace

3 Star

The PGS Vedanta Hotel

4 Star

Courtyard by Marriott Kochi Airport

5 Star
Munnar - 2 Nights

Wild Elephant Eco Friendly Resort

3 Star

The Leaf Munnar

4 Star

Club Mahindra Munnar

5 Star
Kumarakom - 1 Night

Abad Whispering Palms

3 Star

Lakesong Resort

4 Star

Park Regis Aveda Kumarakom

5 Star

INCLUSIONS

  • Accommodation for 04nights/05days
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Tea tasting tour in Munnar
  • Transfers & Sightseeing by AC Car
  • All Applicable Hotel Taxes

EXCLUSIONS

  • Any airfare/train fare
  • Any guide charges
  • Any cost on personal expenses
  • Any other meals unless specified
  • GST 5% additionala

Know before you go

Which food is famous in Kerala?   

DOSA – SAMBAR. Dosa is a famous South Indian dish and try them while you are in Kerala with hot sambar which is a vegetable curry made in a spicy sour curry including lentils. Also don’t fresh prawns and star spices

What can I buy in Kerala?   

Spices, Tea/Coffee, Shell Showpiece, Kathakali Masks, Cashews

What is the main festival of Kerala?   

Onam is the biggest festival in Kerala. It is the Festival of Kerala with State holidays for 4 days starting from Onam Eve (Uthradom) to the 4rd Onam Day.

What is Kumarakom famous for?   

It is famous for its backwater tourism

What to pack before you go?   

Sunglasses, Hat or Cap for shade from the sun, Comfy sneakers, Walking shoes and flip-flops, Smart casual for evening meals

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