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Kochi
MUVATTUPUZHA
Munnar
Munnar
Thekkady
Alleppey
Marari
10 Nights
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Classic Kerala Tour : Culture, Tea, Wildlife, Backwaters & Beaches

Overview

DAY 1: ARRIVE COCHIN
On arrival in Cochin Airport, you're met by an our representative and introduced to your private and will be transferred to your prebooked hotel in Cochin Spend the remainder of the day at leisure, depending on the arrival time of your flight. just relax at your hotel.
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DAY 2: COCHIN SIGHTSEEING
Enjoy a private tour of colonial Cochin today with your local guide. The tour usually lasts for around half a day and includes St Francis Church and the Santa Cruz Basilica, Jewish Synagogue, Mattancherry Palace& Chinese Fishing Nets.  Your guide can tailor the tour to suit your interests. The rest of the day is yours to explore this colonial fort on foot, or enjoy your hotel.
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DAY 3: COCHIN TO MUVATTUPUZHA 
Check out after  10:00 & depart to Muvattupuzha is the meeting point of the three rivers Thodupuzha, Kaliyar & Kothamangalam and was once an important spice trade route by water and road from the highlands to the port of Cochin, also  well known for pineapple production in India. Check in at Indian Summer house  in a boutique Luxury resort  with lush gardens created by famous landscape architect Made Wijaya and extremely comfortable interiors by Russell Grainger, with activities like  yoga& meditation. Indian Summer house  have Ayurveda treatments onsite along with a very large swimming pool and full gym facilities. Indian summer house also provide local tours and experiences like Kerala cooking, canoe river crossing, walk to local traditional tea shop, Bollywood dance classes, Kalari martial arts demonstrations, henna application and much more, all sourced from our local community members.
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DAY 4: INDIAN SUMMER HOUSE MUVATTUPUZHA 
Kickstart your day with a relaxing yoga / meditation session on the veranda. Today you will go on a local area tour where you will get the opportunity to experience Muvattupuzha culture closely. Firstly, you will visit the Toddy shop and savour the fresh local palm and coconut toddy which has freshly tapped from the local trees. Next, visit the Forest temple (small Hindu temple) situated nearby the resort. Head back to the resort to enjoy traditional Ayurvedic massage and treatment to relax your mind and body, detox and rejuvenate from within and energise and strengthen your core muscles. Enjoy henna application, an Indian tradition especially followed during Indian weddings. Later in the afternoon, take lunch at Indian Summer House. After catching some rest, you may sit and relax alongside the pool area. Later in the evening, visit the local temple with Amayee, one of the aunties who will help you explore the temple and share stories from the past. This is a great opportunity to enjoy the community spirit that surrounds the local Temple. 
Head back to the resort to enjoy a poolside BBQ.
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DAY 5: MUVATTUPUZHA TO MUNNAR 3 HOURS 
Post a wholesome breakfast at Indian Summer House, check out and depart to Munnar at 8.45 hours. It is a 3-hour drive from Muvattupuzha to Munnar. Munnar was once the summer capital of the British administration in South India.Reach Munnar by 11.30 hours and head to the Tata Tea Factory and Museum in Munnar. Discover the history of tea estates, from traditional tea rollers to modern automated factories. Explore the black tea-making process and view fascinating artifacts, including a 1913 sundial, a 1920s Pelton Wheel, and antique tea equipment. Experience a tea-tasting session featuring exotic global varieties. This place is a must-visit for tea enthusiasts to delve into Munnar's tea heritage. Post lunch, visit the Pothamedu View Point for stunning views of coffee, tea, and cardamom plantations. Enjoy the serene beauty of lush green valleys, making it a must-see for adventure seekers and nature lovers. This spot offers panoramic views of Munnar and its verdant surroundings. After a full day of exploration, head to the Hill Resort in Munnar and complete your check-in formalities at 15.00 hours. The rest of the day is at leisure.
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Day 6: Munnar Sightseeing & Depart to Periyar wildlife sanctuary in Thekkady
Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the resort and prepare to check out. Visit the Rajamalai National Park, a captivating destination where you can encounter the endangered Nilgiri Tahr in its natural habitat. This park is renowned for its stunning biodiversity and beautiful landscapes, making it a must-visit for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. Please note that the national park remains closed from 10th January to 15th March every year. If the national park is closed, you may drive to Mattupetty for Elephant spotting. It is a well-known route for elephant sightings. If you are lucky enough, you may get a view of a herd of elephants grazing through the meadows in the lower plains.Later, head to another mesmerizing destination, Thekkady. It is famous for the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, an enchanting haven for wildlife enthusiasts. Explore diverse flora and fauna, go boating on the scenic Periyar Lake, and have the chance to spot exotic wildlife in their natural habitat.Later head to the Jungle resort  and complete your check-in formalities. The rest of the day is at leisure.
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DAY 7: PERIYAR WILDLIFE SANCTUARY IN THEKKADY 
After breakfast you’ll be driven to Thekkady, Lying close to the plantations, in the rich jungles of periyar in thekkady is one of the world's most fascinating natural wildlife reserves - the periyar wildlife sanctuary, spread across 777 sq km, of which 360 sq km is thick evergreen forest, the periyar wildlife sanctuary was declared a tiger reserve in 1978.. This region is known as the ‘Spice Village of India’ due to the large fields of spices that are grown here. The road winds through a carpet of tea bushes, estates of tall rubber trees and gardens of coffee, cardamom and pepper. Take a leisurely boat ride along the river before checking into your resort which is located right on the fringe of the Periyar Game Preserve. From here you’ll take an evening game drive looking out for elephants, bison, deer and even occasionally the elusive tigers as they wander through the tropical undergrowth.
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DAY 8: PERIYAR WILDLIFE SANCTUARY TO ALLEPPEY BACKWATERS (4 HOURS DRIVE)
After breakfast at your hotel you’ll be transferred to the jetty to board your houseboat which will become your home for the night. Cruise through the narrow lakes and famous canals towards Alleppey where a network of rivers, both manmade and natural wind their way through the marshy lands of Kerala. “Kettuvalloms” used to be the main way of transporting cargo in the area – large stitched boats made of bamboo matts and wood from arecanut trees. Now they are a way to explore the backwaters and enjoy the quiet living of these dreamy canals and the delicious dishes of white prawns and pearl spotted fish, served on board by a personal cook. You’ll spend the night anchored on a beautiful part of the lake surrounded by the hushed swaying of coconut palms.
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DAY 9: ALLEPPEY HOUSEBOAT TO MARARI BEACH ( 45 MINUTES DRIVE)
Check out at 10 00 clock & depart to Marari beach, Check in at Marari beach around 14 00 Hours Marari Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Marari name has been derived from a local village on the coast of the Arabian Sea “Mararikulum”.  Marari beach in Kerala is titled among the top five Hammock Beaches by National Geographic survey. Marari beach is an ideal location for holidaying with friends and family or for a relaxed getaway. The golden sand and coconut trees along the coastline add to the already existing charm of the place.
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DAY 10: MARARI BEACH 
You can start off the day with yet another relaxing day Treat your taste buds to some authentic breakfast at the resort and get ready for the day ahead. Later in the day, you may choose to explore the nearby village life and get a greater understanding of how the locals live in this beautiful beach. You can do so by either taking a stroll or riding a bicycle to the markets.  njoy your final evening in Marari and take in the beauty of the stunning sunset in all its glory. 
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DAY 11: MARARI BEACH TO COCHIN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ( 2 HOURS DRIVE)
Your Kerala holiday has come to an end. You’ll be transferred to the airport ready for your flight home, taking with you many memories of a fantastic trip to Kerala in South India

What's Included
  • 40% Savings applied
  • 2024, 2025 & 2026 Bookings on SALE NOW
  • Minimum deposit starts from £199 pp
  • Return flights from London
  • Private transfers throughout in Toyota Innova Crysta
  • Daily breakfast and 3 lunch, 3 dinners
  • Excursions and entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Explore the lush Tea plantations in Munnar
  • Boat ride at Periyar wildlife Sanctuary
  • Entrance fees to monuments & Sightseeing places
  • Kathakali Dance show at Kochi or in Thekkady
  • Yoga & Meditation at Marari Beach
  • Learn to cook with Spices
  • ITINERARY IN BRIEF-
  • 2 Nights stay at 5* Fragrant Nature Kochi | Duke's Chamber Room | Bed & Breakfast
  • 2 Nights stay at Indian Summer House, Muvattupuzha | Krishna/Hanuman Guest Suite | Full Board
  • 1 Night stay at 4* The Tall Trees Resorts, Munnar | Cinnamon Cottage | Bed & Breakfast
  • 2 Nights stay at 4* Spice Village – CGH Earth, Thekkady | Spice Garden Cottage | Bed & Breakfast
  • 1 Night at Houseboat, Alleppey | 1 Bedroom Deluxe Houseboat | Full Board
  • 2 Nights stay at 5* Marari Beach a CGH Earth Experience, Marari Beach | Garden Villa | Bed & Breakfast
  • While we aim to secure the listed hotels, availability may vary. In such cases, hotels of a similar standard will be provided
Dates & Prices
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2025
2026
Year 2024
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01 - 30 June £2,089 pp Enquire
01 - 31 July £2,619 pp Enquire
01 - 31 August £2,369 pp Enquire
01 - 30 September £1,849 pp Enquire
01 - 31 October £2,059 pp Enquire
01 - 30 November £1,919 pp Enquire
01 - 10 December £2,219 pp Enquire
11 - 31 December On Request Enquire
Year 2025
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01 - 14 January On Request Enquire
15 - 31 January £2,019 pp Enquire
01 - 28 February £2,049 pp Enquire
01 - 25 March £2,049 pp Enquire
01 - 09 April On Request Enquire
10 - 30 April £2,029 pp Enquire
01 - 31 May £2,119 pp Enquire
01 - 30 June £2,219 pp Enquire
01 - 31 July £2,469 pp Enquire
01 - 31 August £2,439 pp Enquire
01 - 30 September £2,149 pp Enquire
01 - 31 October £2,279 pp Enquire
01 - 30 November £2,189 pp Enquire
01 - 10 December £2,589 pp Enquire
11 - 31 December On Request Enquire
Year 2026
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01 - 14 January On Request Enquire
15 - 31 January £2,319 pp Enquire
01 - 28 February £2,289 pp Enquire
01 - 25 March £2,319 pp Enquire
01 - 09 April On Request Enquire
10 - 30 April £2,329 pp Enquire
01 - 31 May £2,369 pp Enquire
01 - 30 June £2,479 pp Enquire
01 - 31 July £2,749 pp Enquire
01 - 31 August £2,729 pp Enquire
01 - 30 September £2,419 pp Enquire
01 - 31 October £2,549 pp Enquire
01 - 30 November £2,459 pp Enquire
01 - 10 December £2,889 pp Enquire
11 - 31 December On Request Enquire
Hotels
Fragrant Nature Kochi
Fort Kochi. Queen of the Arabian Sea. Cradle of the ancient Spice Route. Sanctuary for seafarers and adventurers. Start your day by walking down the streets of history. Explore the eateries, taste their eclectic cuisine. Survey the emporiums and antique markets. Ponder the mechanism of the Chinese Fishing nets. Blend with the dynamics of the spice markets. Listen to the multilingual rhythms of a cosmopolitan conversation. Photograph colonial-era buildings. Let your soul go supine in historic churches, synagogues and grottos. Fragrant Nature, Kochi—a boutique 5 star hotel—features contemporary styled rooms with magnificent views of the harbour. Located in the erstwhile office of East India Company, the majestic facade with a clock tower is a landmark. The hotel features period trompe-l'œil art work by two popular English artists in the lobby—emphasising importance of art element in the boutique design. Loose yourself to the breathtaking luxury, underlined by world-class hospitality and service. Explore a range of cuisines at the famed specialty restaurant—a dining experience conjured with choicest flavours. Watch your stress and little niggles seep away with the luxuriant Ayurvedic massages at the state-of-the-art Spa—its leading highlight. It’s more than superlatives. It’s more than what you see. It’s about you. Simply be you.
Service & Amenties
  • Bar
  • Restaurants
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free self parking
  • Garden
  • 24 hour room service
  • Air conditioned
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Indian Summer House
A luxury villa where you can step outside of your busy life and into a sanctuary of comfort and Keralan culture. Romantic walkways and organic gardens surround the palace-like retreat created alongside our ancestral home. Located nearby the meandering Muvatttapuzha River in Southern India, the Indian Summer House invites you to slow down and recharge. And once rested and relaxed we will guide you to secret local attractions – by boat, on bikes or you might prefer a leisurely walk through the lush tropical landscape of this undiscovered hamlet of the south.
Service & Amenties
  • Fitness Centre
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Garden
  • Luggage storage
  • Outdoor Pools
  • Terrace
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
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The Tall Trees
Imagine a piece of heaven on earth where sunlight filters through a high canopy of leaves; where there’s joy in every breath and beauty as far as the eye can see; and peace permeates through the sounds of the wild... In the wooded high ranges of the Western Ghats in Kerala, hidden away in one of the world’s eight biodiversity hotspots, is a resort where you can not just live under tall trees, but experience life in the virgin countryside. Whether you are an adventurous family on a jungle trek; a nature enthusiast on a rare wildlife trail; a botanist out to pick out-of-the-way endangered fauna; honeymooners seeking some cool, romantic privacy; or just looking to unwind listening to the sounds and silence of a forest... The Tall Trees–Munnar is just the place (in fact, the only place) for you. With just 26 cottages and exclusive hospitality services, we have arranged an unobtrusive holiday facility under 600 tall trees on 66 acres of unspoilt shola forest. Read on to find out what pristine vacation surprises await you at The Tall Trees–Munnar
Service & Amenties
  • Pool
  • Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Spa
  • Business Centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Garden
  • Indoor pool
  • Safe location
  • Air conditioned
  • Balcony
  • Childrens activities
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Spice Village – CGH Earth
A tribal village set in a spice garden in the cool highlands of Periyar in Thekkady. Spice Village is modelled on the dwellings of the native Manan tribe of this region and exudes the raw spirit of unblemished nature. This CGH Earth experience is a seamless extension of the verdant landscape around and celebrates all things spice : be it our unique spice enriched culinary offerings or the spice tours that help bring our guests closer to the land and its people.
Service & Amenties
  • Restaurants
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Garden
  • Luggage storage
  • Smoke-free property
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Tennis Courts
  • Evening entertainment
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Deluxe Houseboat, Alleppey
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Marari Beach Resort - CGH Earth
he fisherfolk of Mararikulam and their gentle ways of life have been the inspiration for Marari beach. Everything, from our thatched cottages to the upkeep of our property, echoes the simplicity, beauty and harmony that underlie Malabar’s coastal cultures. Nature and wellness are omnipresent at Marari and oversee all your experiences. The bracing but gentle sun here will touch and tone your skin, holding you in its warm and invigorating embrace as you stroll, swim or sit by the sea. For nature lovers of every shade, know that Marari is a rare showcase of diversity. Our naturalists will tell you about the complex ecosystems that define the unique ecology of the Malabar coasts. We have cataloged 97 species of butterflies, 350 species of endemic plants, 3 varieties of turtles, 10 types of frogs and around 80 species of birds that you will encounter depending on the season.
Service & Amenties
  • Business Centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Arcade/game room
  • Concierge services
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Garden
  • Luggage storage
  • Outdoor Pools
  • Smoke-free property
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Picnic area
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Evening entertainment
  • 24 hour room service
  • Air conditioned
  • Balcony
  • Live Music
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Things To Do
  • Excursions and entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Explore the lush Tea plantations in Munnar
  • Boat ride at Periyar wildlife Sanctuary
  • Entrance fees to monuments & Sightseeing places
  • Kathakali Dance show at Kochi
  • Yoga & Meditation at Marari Beach
  • Learn to cook with Spices
  • End your trip with some relaxation in the Hammock Beach village Marari beach
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