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COCHIN
COCHIN
PERIYAR
PERIYAR
MUNNAR
MUNNAR
ALLEPPEY
ALLEPPEY
MARARIKULAM
MARARIKULAM

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Overview

Day 1 - ARRIVE COCHIN

• Arrive Cochin by morning flight.

• Met on arrival & transfer to the hotel for check-in.

• Remainder of the day will be at leisure.

• In the evening you will have a session with your Tour Guide, it will primarily be a brief of the itinerary and destinations

• Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 2 - COCHIN

• Breakfast will be taken at the hotel.

• Later start your day with discovering Mattancherry Palace's exquisite murals (Closed on Fridays), Jewish Synagogue (Closed on Friday’s second half / Saturday and Jewish Holidays) and enchanting Fort Cochin, where Chinese fishing nets line the shore.

• Evening experience a traditional Kathakali dance performance - a colourful spectacle that combines elaborate costumes with literature, music, painting and dance.

• Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 3 - COCHIN - PERIYAR

• Breakfast will be taken at the hotel.

• Post breakfast drive to Periyar.

• On arrival check-in at the hotel.

• Evening enjoy Kalaripayattu in Periyar, Small venue with stadium seating featuring traditional Indian martial arts performances.

• Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 4 - IN PERIYAR

• Breakfast will be taken at the hotel.

• Post breakfast explore the Spice Plantation to learn about the mystery and history of the Indian spice industry.

• Afternoon enjoy the relaxing boat ride on the Periyar lake at its heart (Subject to water level in the lake).

• Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 5 - PERIYAR- MUNNAR

• Breakfast will be taken at the hotel.

• Morning drive to Munnar.

• On arrival check-in at the hotel.

• Afternoon at leisure.

• Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 6 - IN MUNNAR

• Breakfast will be taken at the hotel.

• Morning enjoy the natural scenic beauty of Munnar and visit to tea plantation and tea factory to see the tea making process - segregating, drying, threshing and aroma packing. (Monday Closed)

• Afternoon visit to Tata tea museum - which has photographs and machineries, which chronicle the journey of tea in the area. (Monday Closed)

• Rest of the day at leisure.

• Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7 - MUNNAR - ALLEPPEY

• Breakfast will be taken at the hotel.

• Post breakfast transfer to Alleppey Jetty to board a traditional, thatch roofed 'Kettuvallam' houseboat for a lazy cruise along the labyrinthine canals and waterways that run between the region's coconut groves, rice fields, hidden temples and tiny islands.

• Lunch and Dinner will be served on board.

• Overnight on the Houseboat.

Day 8 - ALLEPPEY - MARARIKULAM

• Breakfast will be taken at the houseboat.

• Post breakfast drive to Mararikulam.

• On arrival check-in at the hotel.

• Afternoon at leisure.

• Overnight at the hotel.

Day 9 - IN MARARIKULAM 

• Breakfast will be taken at the hotel.

• Spend the rest of the day at leisure or you may also indulge in an Ayurvedic massage at the hotel on direct payment basis (Please reserve your slots in advance)

• Overnight at the hotel.

Day 10 - COCHIN DEPARTURE

• Breakfast will be taken at the hotel.

• Post breakfast transfer to Cochin airport to board flight for onward destination.

 

TOUR ENDS…BUT MEMORIES FOREVER…

What's Included
  • Return economy flight from London
  • 09 Night’s accommodations on twin sharing basis at the hotels mentioned
  • Daily buffet breakfast at the hotels mentioned above
  • All meals whilst stay in the Houseboat in Alleppey
  • Witness the Kathakali Dance in Cochin
  • Shared boat ride at Lake Periyar. (Subject to water level in lake)
  • Guided tour of spice plantation in Periyar.
  • Tea Plantation and tea factory visit in Munnar
  • All transfers, sightseeing and excursions will be provided by AC Mini for 10-13 pax and AC Large for 14 pax and above.
  • Services of an accompanying English-speaking tour escort from Day 01 till Day 08 (Pickup from Cochin Airport till drop at Mararikulam Hotel)
  • Single entry to the monuments specified in the itinerary
  • All taxes (Government service taxes).
  • Group touring 
Dates & Prices
Hotels
Trident Hotel Cochin

Ayurvedic spa treatments, an outdoor pool and a fitness centre are offered at Trident Cochin, a 5-star property on Willingdon Island. Guests can dine at the 4 on-site restaurants or order food through 24-hour room service. A daily Continental breakfast is also available. Complimentary WiFi is available in all rooms.Enjoying garden or pool views, the air-conditioned guestrooms and suites are equipped with a satellite TV and minibar. Suites include a separate living room. En suite bathrooms come with a bathtub.

Trident Cochin is a 20-minute drive from Cochin's business district and Cochin Railway Station. Cochin Airport is a 50-minute drive away.Travancore restaurant serves Indian and Continental dishes, while The Seafood Grill offers fresh seafood dinners (from November to March each year). Light meals and drinks can be enjoyed at The Cochin Trader Bar and The Patio.

Day trips and car rentals can be arranged at the tour desk. The hotel also provides a business centre, laundry services and a 24-hour front desk

Service & Amenties
  • Pool
  • Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Garden
  • Luggage storage
  • Outdoor Pools
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The Elephant Court Periyar

Where trees sway to the gust of wind blown down from the mighty peaks of the Western Ghats, where spices scent the cool air with distinct fragrances, where exotic wildlife thrives in nature’s bosom; there you will find a soul-stirring experience of a sojourn in pristine wilderness, in the tranquil environs of Thekkady.

Presenting the royal best in nature’s nest, the Elephant Court is a five star resort in Thekkady which nestles unparalleled luxury in the lush expanse of over four acres of verdure land. Hidden inside a locale blessed with green orchards, spice plantations and lofty peaks, is a sybaritic tale of leisure written with the opulent crafts of utmost comfort and gracious hospitality. Redefining green getaways is the presence of the Periyar Tiger Reserve in close proximity, which elevates the experience of this nature retreat by offering a fascinating trail of wilderness to explore and cherish.

Service & Amenties
  • Pool
  • Restaurants
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Garden
  • Luggage storage
  • Outdoor Pools
  • Terrace
  • Kid's Pool
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Munnar Tea Country Resort

Offering a spa and wellness centre, Munnar Tea Country Resort is located in Munnar. Free WiFi access is available in this resort.The accommodation will provide you with a satellite TV, a seating area and a balcony. Complete with an electric kettle, the dining area also has a dining table. Featuring a shower, private bathroom also comes with free toiletries.

At Munnar Tea Country Resort you will find a 24-hour front desk, a garden and barbecue facilities. Other facilities offered at the property include meeting facilities, a games room and a ticket service. The property offers free parking.The Sengulam Dam is 5 km, the Munnar Tea Museum is 12 km and the Mattupetty Dam is 18 km. The Munnar Bus Station is 12 km and the Aluva Railway Station is 90 km. The Cochin International Airport is 100 km.

Service & Amenties
  • Restaurants
  • Spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Garden
  • Luggage storage
  • Terrace
  • Kid's Club
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Lakes And Lagoons

Lakes & Lagoons is the first & only ISO 9001 - 2015 certified Houseboat Tour Company in Kerala. A professionally managed company with a fleet of luxury Houseboats, Lakes & Lagoons offer the best in 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.

Lakes & Lagoons' fleet includes a variety of Houseboats - air-conditioned & non air-conditioned. Each complete with all modern amenities including fully furnished bedrooms, toilets with WC, sundecks & kitchen. The pure ethnic cuisine served in the houseboat is a specialty of Lakes & lagoons. The menu includes steaming fresh cooked rice, curries with locally grown organic vegetables, Pearl Spot (Karimeen) fry, the starchy Cassava (Tapioca) and fish curry - a veritable tropical feast for your palate. We welcome you to a journey down the backwater treasures.

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Abad Turtle Beach Mararikulam

Abad turtle beach resort spread across an area of 13 acres of land, the beach resort is located at mararikulam, a fishing village about 50 km from Kochi. The resort overlook the white sandy marari beach and has a rivulet flowing on one side. Abad turtle beach resort is the best beach resorts in alleppey, Kerala.

Stretching across the expansive area are 30 beach cottages and villas. The rooms are spacious, Air-conditioned with en-suite toilets and individual patios. Room are equipped with T.V, Telephone, Fridge, Tea/coffee maker and safe deposit locker.

The Ayurveda center at mararikulam beach resort offer wellness treatments and manned by experience doctors and masseurs. The multi cuisine restaurant offer Indian & continental cuisine and located adjacent to the elevated infinity swimming pool and sun bathing deck.

Service & Amenties
  • Pool
  • Restaurants
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Garden
  • Luggage storage
  • On private beach
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Things To Do
  • Return flights from London
  • Experience the Alleppey houseboat, cruising through the backwaters
  • Witness the Kathakali Dance in Cochin
  • Enjoy a Shared boat ride at Lake Periyar (Subject to water level in lake)
  • Guided tour of spice plantation in Periyar
  • Visit a Tea Plantation and tea factory in Munnar.
  • English speaking guide
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