Tea, Spices & Backwaters
Discover the natural wonders and fascinating cultures of Kerala, a south Indian state on the tropical Malabar Coast. Find serenity in peaceful Cochin, as you gaze out over the warm tropical waters of the Arabian Sea. Travel inland to tea plantations and nature reserves in the lush the Western Ghats Mountains. Relax on a houseboat cruise through a maze of green waterways, coconut groves and rice paddies.
Kerala is a little piece of paradise!
Cochin, Munnar, Thekkady, Kumarakom & Allepy
ITINERARY AT A GLANCE
Day 1: Cochin
Day 2: Cochin | Paradesi Synagogue, Dutch Palace, Kathakali Dance Performance, Sunset Cruise
Day 3: Cochin – Munnar | Tea Plantation, Tea Museum
Day 4: Munnar | Tea Plantation, Nature Tour
Day 5: Munnar – Thekkady | Spice Plantation
Day 6: Thekkady | Periyar Jungle Tour, Cooking Demo
Day 7: Thekkady – Kumarakom
Day 8: Kumarakom | Alleppey Houseboat Cruise, Cultural program
Day 9: Kumarakom – Cochin | | Nature Walk
|Cochin||Burton Boat Yard Hotel||★★★★★|
Hotels mentioned are subject to availability at the time of reservation. Hotel check-in time is 2 pm and check out at 12 noon.
‣ Kathakali Dance Performance
‣ Sunset Cruise (weather permitting)
‣ Backwaters Houseboat Cruise
‣ Cooking Demonstration
‣ Jungle Tour
‣ Cultural programs
‣ Airport Transfers
‣ Traditional Garlanding Welcome with Welcome Kit
‣ Hotel Accommodations
‣ Daily Breakfast and All Meals (See tour plan for more details)
‣ English-speaking Local Guide
‣ Entrance Fees to Monuments
Meet Up at Cochin (COK)
Cochin | Paradesi Synagogue, Dutch Palace, Kathakali Dance Performance, Sunset Cruise
Cochin – Munnar | Tea Plantation, Tea Museum
Munnar | Tea Plantation, Nature Tour
Munnar – Thekkady | Spice Plantation
Thekkady | Periyar Jungle Tour, Cooking Demo
Thekkady – Kumarakom
Kumarakom | Alleppey Houseboat Cruise, Cultural program
Kumarakom - Cochin (COK) | Nature Walk
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|Weekly Departures, Monday Oct 9 to Dec 15, 2017||$2,950||$3,655||Yes|
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