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Kerala
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13 Nights
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Enchanting Kerala 13 Nights & 14 days

Overview

Day 1 - Arrive at Cochin
Arrive at Cochin, where on arrival you will be transferred to the hotel. Its name itself brings up thoughts of fishing nets, spices, Ayurveda, and ships sailing over the blue sea. Appearing to be growing daily and different from the rest of Kerala, it’s a fusion of traditional and modern cultures. With skyscrapers touching the sky on one hand against the shadows of the majestic Fort, Kochi is everybody’s delight. Interestingly, the common factors between both these worlds are the red city buses, yellow auto-rickshaws, and ever-friendly people. From old times, the city has been host to Arabs, Chinese, Dutch, Portuguese, French and British traders who also came here to admire this piece of beauty. Kochi is the best starting point to explore God’s own country, since the most famous places in Kerala are here, close to each other. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Day 2 - Cochin Sightseeing
The second day of your trip begins with scrumptious morning breakfast. Later you head to explore the popular sightseeing places in Kochi namely Fort Kochi and Mattancherry. Fort Kochi is an ideal blend of the historical and cultural moment that transports you to a different era steeped in the history and culture of all who have occupied it through the ages. This place showcases the perfect example of the European architecture. Often known as the 'Queen of the Arabian Sea', the serene beach here offers a magnificent view of the beautiful Arabian Sea. The tranquil ambience and unspoilt waters of the beach make it one of the best place to visit in Kerala. The calm and relaxing atmosphere of the beach makes it a favourite destination for tourists to chill out and relax. From the beach, you also get to view the famous Chinese Fishing Nets. The next place to visit is Mattancherry Palace. It is Portuguese Palace which is popularly known as a Dutch Palace. The traditional style of the Kerala architecture lends it a spectacular view. This palace showcases the influence of Portuguese culture on Kerala. In the evening head back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3 - Cochin to Munnar
After breakfast, drive to Munnar - derived its name from the confluence of the three rivers around which the town grew. Today, it offers beautiful vistas, cardamom and spice plantations, aromatic oil factories, sights of several endangered species, and the purple-blue of the Neelakurinji flowers that bloom every 12 years. On arrival in Munnar, check in at the hotel. Later proceed towards the Tea Museum which gives an insight into the history of tea plantations of this region. Later visit Mattupetty Dam, Echo Point, and Flower Garden. Overnight in Munnar

Day 4 - Munnar Sightseeing
Today you’ll visit one of the tea and Cardamom plantations that decorate the pretty hills of Munnar. Learn about the history of the area and the process of making tea and coffee from the first shoots of the green plants to bagging and distributing all over the world. In the afternoon, you could take a hike through the misty plantations or simply relax and your hotel and enjoy the cool breeze high up in the hills. Or visit the Rajmalai Wild Life sanctuary - this is the only sanctuary in India where Indian Ibex are found, followed by a visit to Kannan Devan Hills. From here you can have a panoramic view of MunnarTea Estates & the Lake of Munnar.

Day 5 - Munnar to Thekkady
After breakfast, start your drive to Thekkady (Periyar) The periyar wildlife sanctuary - 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. The splendid artificial lake formed by the mullaperiyar dam across the Periyar river adds to the charm of the park. This is the only sanctuary in India where you can have the unique experience of viewing wildlife at close quarters from the safety of a boat on the lake. After breakfast, start your drive to Thekkady (Periyar), and on arrival check-in at the hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Thekkady

Day 6 - Thekkady
Post breakfast, enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Periyar. Set high in the ranges of the Western Ghats in Kerala, is the Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve. Periyar wildlife sanctuary has a picturesque lake at the heart of the sanctuary. Herds of playful wild elephants have made Periyar Lake their favorite haunt for frolicking in the water. They can be witnessed bathing and swimming here. Enjoy a boat ride on the lake to view the wildlife at close quarters. Other inhabitants of Periyar include the leopard, wild dog, barking deer, mouse deer, Nilgiri langur, bonnet macaque, sambhar, porcupines, squirrels, gaur (Indian bison), wild boar, and sloth bear. Later, take a spice plantation tour. The aroma and pleasant ambiance of the spice and tea plantations of Periyar are fascinating. Spices found in Thekkady include pepper, clove, cardamom, nutmeg, ginger, turmeric, vanilla, and curry leaves. Overnight in Thekkady

Day 7 - Thekkady to Alleppey Houseboat
After breakfast, drive to Alleppey and board your houseboat on arrival. Alleppey, "Venice of the East" has a large network of backwater canals that meander through the town, surrounding villages, and Vembanad Lake. Cruise through the beautiful and scenic backwaters of Kerala, while you stay in houseboat. Overnight on Houseboat.

Day 8 - Alleppey to Kollam backwaters
Start the day with morning breakfast and then you check out from the houseboat at 10:00 am Today you will drive from Alleppey to Kollam which is 90 km. far and takes around 2 hours to reach. Upon reaching Paravur near Kollam, check in at the Fragrant Nature Resort and take some rest. The stunning location and breath-taking beauty of the resort with take your tiredness away. The postcard scenery view of the resort will make your stay a wonderful experience. In the evening you can enjoy the sunset tour. The view of the sun setting behind the beautiful scenery is something you will never forget. During night explore a range of cuisines at the famed garden restaurant and enjoy a dining experience conjured with choicest ingredients. Overnight stay at the resort.

Day 9 - Explore and Enjoy at backwater Resort in Kollam and Nearby Mangrove Forests
The 9th day of your Kerala holidays starts with a rejuvenating activity ie. bird and butterfly watching tour within the resort at 7 am. The tour gives you an opportunity to see different kinds of birds and butterflies living in their natural habitat. After the tour, at around 7.30 am till 8.30 am, you will be offered a refreshing one-hour speed boat tour. This is going to be one of the most memorable experiences you will have on this trip. The speed boat passes through the beautiful mangroves and landscapes giving you an opportunity to witness the local village life very closely. At 4:30 pm, we have arranged for you a serene garden walk accompanied by Ayurveda talk with the doctor who will share insights about in-house Ayurveda plantation within the resort. After enjoying your time with Mother Nature, at around 6 pm you can attend a 45 minutes cooking demonstration with the chef who will teach you how to prepare the local delicacies of Kerala and give you insights about the local food culture. During night explore a range of cuisines at the famed garden restaurant and enjoy a dining experience conjured with choicest ingredients. Overnight stay at the resort.

Day 10 - Kollam to Varkala beach 35 minutes drive &From Varkala to Kovalam 1 hour 30 minutes by car
Start of your day with a delicious breakfast and gear up for an exciting day of adventure ahead. After having breakfast,head to the famous beaches of Kerala, Varkala Beach and Kappil Beach from the resort).Also known as Papanasam Beach, Varkala Beach is a beautiful stretch of sand renowned for its solitude and impeccable beauty. The water of the beach is known to have medicinal and curative properties. It is believed that taking a dip in the holy waters can cleanse your body of impurities and all sins. In addition to this, it offers a pleasing view with crystal blue waters and cliffs in the backdrop. Kappil Beach is a beautiful beach-backwater destination known for its tranquillity, natural beauty and soothing atmosphere. A scenic destination that is a must-see during your trip in Kovalam is the Lighthouse Beach. This picturesque location has silvery-white sands and coconut trees that dot the perimeters of the beach. The highlight of this beach is the 30-metre high lighthouse situated at the far-end of this beach. You can reach the top of this spot by climbing a total of 142 steps. The spot also has an observation deck which offers some stunning sights of the surrounding areas Kovalam Hawa Beach is also a fantastic beach to get some much-needed sunlight and to enjoy the lovely sunsets in Kovalam. You may spend the rest of the day shopping in and around the numerous markets that are situated near the beach area. These markets are the perfect place to purchase some authentic Kerala goods such as spices, aromatic oils, wall décor, and other memorabilia. You may check-in at the hotel for 4 nights @ Leisure at the Beach resort in Kovalam.

Day 11 - 13 Kovalam
Leisure at the resort at Kovalam

Day 14 - Departure from Kovalam to Trivandrum Airport 45 minutes by Car
Breakfast at the hotel. Later assisted transfer to the Trivandrum airport to board flight to onward destination

What's Included
  • 30% Savings applied
  • 2024, 2025 & 2026 Bookings on Sale now
  • Minimum deposit starts from only £199pp
  • Return flight from London airports
  • Round trip transfers by Toyota Innova Crysta with an English-speaking driver
  • English Speaking Guide service in Kochi
  • Kathakali & Martial Arts Show
  • Sightseeing as per the Itinerary
  • Monuments and sightseeing places
  • 1 hour boating in Thekkady through the periyar wildlife sanctuary
  • Spice plantation tour in Thekkady
  • Cooking demonstration at Fragrant Nature backwater resort in Kollam on day 7
  • Bird & butterfly watching at Fragrant Nature resort in Kollam on day 8
  • 1 hour Houseboat ride through the backwaters &mangrove in Kollam on day 8
  • 2 Nights stay at Fragrant Nature Kochi - Dukes Chambers - Half board
  • 2 Nights stay at Fragrant Nature Munnar - Tropic Green Room - Half board
  • 2 Nights stay at Cardamom County Resort Thekkady - Periyar Cottage - Half board
  • 1 Night stay at Lakes And Lagoons Alleppey - Premium Houseboat - Full board
  • 2 Nights stay at Fragrant Nature Paravur Kollam - Lake View Room - Half board
  • 4 Nights stay at The Travancore Heritage Kovalam - Beach Grove Room - Half board
Dates & Prices
2024
2025
2026
Year 2024
13 Nights
15 - 29 February On Request Enquire
01 - 25 March £2,359 pp Enquire
10 - 30 April £2,189 pp Enquire
01 - 31 May £2,019 pp Enquire
01 - 30 June £2,069 pp Enquire
01 - 31 July £2,519 pp Enquire
01 - 31 August £2,239 pp Enquire
01 - 30 September £1,799 pp Enquire
01 - 31 October £2,339 pp Enquire
01 - 30 November £2,039 pp Enquire
01 - 15 December £2,649 pp Enquire
16 - 31 December On Request Enquire
Year 2025
13 Nights
01 - 14 January On Request Enquire
15 - 31 January £1,929 pp Enquire
01 - 28 February £2,089 pp Enquire
01 - 31 March £2,739 pp Enquire
01 - 09 April On Request Enquire
10 - 30 April £2,369 pp Enquire
01 - 31 May £2,169 pp Enquire
01 - 30 June £2,229 pp Enquire
01 - 31 July £2,659 pp Enquire
01 - 31 August £2,289 pp Enquire
01 - 30 September £1,999 pp Enquire
01 - 31 October £2,519 pp Enquire
01 - 30 November £2,219 pp Enquire
01 - 15 December £2,919 pp Enquire
16 - 31 December On Request Enquire
Year 2026
13 Nights
01 - 14 January On Request Enquire
15 - 31 January £2,249 pp Enquire
01 - 28 February £2,359 pp Enquire
01 - 31 March £3,079 pp Enquire
01 - 09 April On Request Enquire
10 - 30 April £2,659 pp Enquire
01 - 31 May £2,439 pp Enquire
01 - 30 June £2,519 pp Enquire
01 - 31 July £2,989 pp Enquire
01 - 31 August £2,569 pp Enquire
01 - 30 September £2,259 pp Enquire
01 - 31 October £2,749 pp Enquire
01 - 30 November £2,419 pp Enquire
01 - 15 December £3,179 pp Enquire
16 - 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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Fragrant Nature Munnar
The shrill whistle of a bird. Somewhere, a window opens. Voila! A stunning view of mist-clad mountains. Feel the chill of the magnificent heights. Drink in the crisp air. Hug your woollens tight. Watch the sun idle on the sweeping meadows. Gently calling you outdoors. Time to set your inner compass. Hike through the breath taking scenery. Caress the dew-scaled tea-leaves. Engage in silent conversation with a timid Nilgiri Tahr. Witness the Neelakurinji bloom.Draw deep on the fragrance of nature. Discover your soul. Fragrant Nature—a luxury 5 star hotel with the finest vantage views of the verdant mountains—is situated in a choice location of Munnar. Lose yourself to the postcard scenery, underlined by a world-class hospitality and service. Fragrant Nature Munnar is styled similar to the design of local planter bungalows with cozy fireplaces in every room. Our All-day dining restaurant showcases the best of North/South Indian & Arab delicacies with choicest ingredients and exotic pairing. Watch your stress and little worries seep away with the luxuriant Ayurvedic spa massages at the state-of-the-art Spa—it's leading highlight.
Service & Amenties
  • Restaurants
  • Fitness Centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Concierge services
  • Elevator/lift
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Garden
  • Luggage storage
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Smoke-free property
  • Steam room
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • 24 hour room service
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Cardamom County Resort
A beautiful collection of cottages set against the gently sloping side of a hill near the Periyar Tiger Reserve in Thekkedy, Cardamom County is an oasis of calmness and healing.” Cardamom County is situated right next to the Periyar Tiger Reserve, the oldest tiger reserve in India
Service & Amenties
  • Bar
  • Restaurants
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Concierge services
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Garden
  • Luggage storage
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Picnic area
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Tennis Courts
  • Evening entertainment
  • 24 hour room service
  • Air conditioned
  • Live Music
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Lakes And Lagoons
Lakes & Lagoons is the first & only ISO 9001 - 2015 certified Houseboat Tour Company in kerala. With a fleet of more than 25 luxury Houseboat, Lakes & Lagoons offer the best backwater cruise journeys. Situated in Alleppey - A real natural treasure house, visually splendid with the blue of the lake & the green of the palms & vegetation, active with the aquatic life & local villages engaged in everyday errands.
Service & Amenties
  • Restaurants
  • Business Centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Concierge services
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioned
  • Balcony
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Fragrant Nature Paravur
Fragrant Nature Backwater 4 Star Resort & Ayurveda Spa Awake to the morning warbler’s call. As dawn calls attention to itself. Match the sun’s vigour as it searches the air. Watch flitting butterflies smitten by pearls of morning dew—a moment caught in a silken tableau of light. Watch your stress and little niggles seep away with your yoga sessions and Ayurvedic spa massages at the Prana Spa. Fragrant Nature 4 Star Resort, Kollam, Kerala in South India—is a consummate backwater experience. Loose yourself to the postcard scenery—bewitching collage of blue and green—underlined by world-class hospitality and service. Explore a range of cuisines at the famed garden restaurant—a dining experience conjured with choicest ingredients. It’s more than superlatives. It’s more than what you see. It’s about you. Simply be you.
Service & Amenties
  • Restaurants
  • Fitness Centre
  • Business Centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Garden
  • Luggage storage
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Smoke-free property
  • Terrace
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Safe location
  • 24 hour room service
  • Air conditioned
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The Travancore Heritage
The Travancore Heritage is a sea side resort in 15 acres of lush green coconut garden and landscaped environs located at Chowara - south of Kovalam, near Trivandrum, Kerala. The resort stands on a high cliff overlooking the Arabian Sea and a long wide beach of powdery white sand. The Travancore Heritage is conceived and developed as a Heritage Property to bring to life the age-old traditional architectural splendor of the region with its typical timber houses and 'Nalukettus' with tiled roofing, which allow for living in communion with all the elements of Nature Travancore Heritage, the glistening brand new heritage property of 15 acres built with recreated palaces and 'nalukettus' of vintage Kerala is situated on the pristine beach front of Chowara, south of Kovalam, near Trivandrum, Kerala, India. Travancore Heritage is a venture of Joy's Resorts and Hotels
Service & Amenties
  • Restaurants
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Free WiFi
  • On private beach
  • Safe location
  • 24 hour room service
  • Air conditioned
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Things To Do
  • Explore the harbour town of Kochi, the captivating “Queen of the Arabian Sea”
  • Explore Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church and Dutch Palace
  • Witness Kerala’s ancient martial arts and dance performances
  • Breathe in exotic aromas in a traditional spice plantation
  • Discover a nature lover’s paradise in Periyar National Park
  • Cruise the sleepy Keralan backwaters aboard a traditional converted Kettuvallum
  • Ayurveda Talk with the Doctor & Garden Walk (The doctor will be explaining about in-house Ayurvedic plantation during this walk on day 8 at Fragrant Nature resort)
  • Cooking demonstration at Fragrant Nature backwater resort in Kollam on day 8
  • Bird & butterfly watching at Fragrant Nature resort in Kollam on day 9
  • 1  hour speedboat through the backwaters &mangroves in Kollam backwaters on day 9
  • Lake side or Pool side dinner in Fragrant Nature resort on day 8 Subject to weather Conditions
  • Half day excursion to Varkala & Kappil beach on day 9
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