- Start Date04/24/2020
- TypeGuided Tours
- Departure CityMUMBAI
- End CityCOCHIN
- Cancellation policyUp to 24 hours
- Durations 12 days 11 nights
Experience the wonder of Kerala on this 12 Days Kerala Luxury Family Tour Packages and visit through the features that have roused and spellbound individuals with streaming waterways and point by point sanctuary carvings, fine sea shores and vivacious natural life. From the notable roads of Cochin to the houseboats in the channels outside of Kovalam, from tea manors to zest markets, elephant marches to the quiet break of the Arabian Sea, you will discover the quality of Kerala and witness the reasons why its magnificence has been featured and looked for after by such huge numbers of.
This India visit bundle starts with your appearance in Mumbai, a fantastic city of stands out from a mind blowing charm that mixes the cutting edge world with the conventional. The next day you will go to the shores of Cochin, a city on the Arabian Sea that marches its lustered history through the roads, from Portuguese to Chinese. Visit through its walkways and discover the way of life showed at night with a Kathakali move appear. Invest energy in Munnar, the biggest tea-planting area in the south, where the greenery fringes are luxurious, extended along the climbing slopes. Visit through the manors and along the banks of Mattuppetty, a close by synthetic lake. Once in Periyar you will enter the Wildlife Sanctuary and invest your energy looking the meadows and ranger service for mind boggling creatures, for example, tigers and gaurs.
Proceed with your movements with your appearance in Kovalam and locate its delightful sea shores where the shoreline sparkles in the daylight. Appreciate a day at relaxation along the sand before you navigate the apparently unlimited trenches that clear inland around Alleppey, where the field is seemingly one of the most shocking scenes you have ever observed. On your tenth day you will appreciate a visit to Philipkutty’s Farm, where the exceptional cultivating strategies and great kinds of the nourishment and flavors has made a breathtaking spot to understanding. The following day you will come back to Cochin in transit to Mumbai. Once in Mumbai find the stunning sanctuaries at Elephanta Island, every one cut into the caverns. At night you will be taken to the air terminal to make your flight home.
- Discover the sublime Elephanta Island, where sanctuaries have been cut into caverns with striking imaginativeness and detail
- Experience the memorable culture of Cochin, home to hundreds of years of exchange with the Western and Eastern universes
- Enjoy the new tea and splendid scene of the tea manors in Munnar
- Traverse the wild idea of the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, home to elephant crowds and tigers
- Witness the remarkable backwater channels outside of Alleppey, known as the Venice of the East
- Indulge in the great culture of India, set apart from the world in its amalgamation of history, and appreciate an exhibition of the Kathakali move appear
- Audio guide
- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks
- Pick-up and drop off
- Private tour
- Professional guide
- Special activities
- Transport by air-conditioned
DAY 01 - ARRIVE IN MUMBAI - HIGHLIGHTING THE GREAT BEGINNING
Arrive Mumbai, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Mumbai is the fast paced commercial, financial, industrial and celluloid capital of India. Lured by its glamour and the prospects of ’streets paved with gold’, a large number of people from different parts of the country come to settle in this city every year. And Mumbai continues to grow, to absorb and most importantly to prosper. Just when you begin to wonder how you’re ever going to cope with Mumbai, you arrive at Worli and see Haji Ali Mosque standing proudly on a raised walkway in the middle of the sea giving you the feeling that the Gods are there if everything else fails. If you arrive at night, there will be a backdrop of twinkling lights from the skyscrapers that are so much a feature of Mumbai’s skyline. The scenes change as you drive past Chowpatty Beach, ablaze with the lights of stalls selling fruit-juice, ice-cream and snacks to the crowds thronging the beach. By the time you reach Marine Drive, your spirits will be restored and the rush of traffic won’t seem half so daunting as it might have been earlier, and the sedate horse-drawn landau will seem a charming anachronism. Night stay in Mumbai.
DAY 02 – IN MUMBAI – FINDING THE FAMOUS CAVES
After breakfast city tour of Mumbai. Once you are in Mumbai, the list of sites to visit is endless. First of all the twinkling lights from the skyscrapers itself will keep your eyes wide open with excitement and wonder. And to add up to your excitement you have a number of sites to visit that could be teamed up as historical sites, contemporary wonders, archaeological sites, religious sites and natural wonders. The Gateway of India is the main attraction of Mumbai city. Built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary for the Delhi Durbar in the year 1911, this massive historical monument makes a must visit during your Mumbai sightseeing. Moreover, there are sites like the Mani Bhawan or the Gandhi memorial, Prince of Wales Museum, Marine Drive and Juhu that give you the feeling of being in the commercial capital of India. The gardens like the Hanging Garden and the Kamla Nehru Garden will provide you the much needed rest between your sightseeing trips and the Chowpatty gives you the view of one of the most happening beaches of Mumbai. Night stay in Mumbai.
DAY 03 – MUMBAI TO COCHIN – GLANCING AT THE SEA AND HORIZON
In time transfer to airport to your flight for Cochin. On arrival meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Afternoon half day city tour visiting, St.Francis Church : Built in 1503 by Portuguese Franciscan Friars, this is India's oldest European church. Chinese Fishing Net : Lined along the sea front, these fishing nets exhibit a mechanical method of catching fish, introduced by Chinese traders from the court of Kublai Khan. Jewish Synagogue : Constructed in 1568, this is the oldest synagogue in the commonwealth. Destroyed in a shelling, during the Portuguese raid in 1662, it was rebuilt two years later by the Dutch. Night stay in Cochin.
DAY 04 – COCHIN TO MUNNAR - TASTE THE TEA OF INDIA
After breakfast depart by surface to Munnar. enroute visiting Cheeyappara waterfalls, one of the best waterfalls in Kerala which is spread across two acres of evergreen forest. Munnar means three rivers and is located where three rivers namely – Mudirapuzha, Nallathanni & Kundalai rivers meet. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Evening at leisure. Night stay in Munnar.
DAY 05 – IN MUNNAR – LOOKING WHERE THE GRASS IS GREENER
After breakfast enjoy the Munnar hills with its panoramic views and tea plantations visiting Mattupetty Dam and the lake situated at an altitude of 1700m. Afternoon at leisure. Night stay in Munnar.
DAY 06 – MUNNAR TO PERIYAR – SIPPING TEA INTO THE WILDERNESS
After breakfast depart by surface to Thekkady. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Thekkady is one of the major destinations of the state of Kerala, the God’s own country. Due to its unmatched natural beauty and serenity, this small town is visited by a large number of tourists every year. The town also houses one of world’s most fascinating natural wildlife sanctuaries. Thekkady is also the major base point to access some of the other exotic sites in Kerala as well as in Tamil Nadu. A visit to Thekkady also provides you the opportunity to see wildlife at close ranges, besides the varied vegetation and a wide variety of birds. Lying at an altitude of 700-1900 m above sea level, Thekkady has a cool and comfortable climate. Out here, you can also go for treks and mountain walks. Afternoon at leisure. Night stay in Thekkady.
DAY 07 – IN PERIYAR – THE SECLUDED ABODE OF THE WILDLIFE
Thekkady has a lot to offer you in sightseeing. The name Thekkady, for those who have already visited this place, brings to mind images of elephants, unending chains of hills and spice-scented plantations. Moreover, the flora and fauna of the Periyar wildlife sanctuary is absolutely thrilling. The wildlife sanctuary here is the natural habitat of a wide variety of animal species. The Periyar Lake is a paradise for the nature lovers. It gives you an opportunity to observe the wild animals roaming in the jungle. The lake is also a birdwatcher’s delight. The greatest attraction of Periyar Lake, however, is the herds of wild elephants that come down to play in the lake. Moreover, the Sanctuary. Night stay in Thekkady.
DAY 08 – PERIYAR TO KOVALAM – FOLLOWING THE FISHERMEN
After breakfast depart by surface to Kovalam. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Afternoon at leisure. Sixteen kilometres away from Thiruvananthapuram lies Kovalam, an internationally renowned beach. The beach has been a favourite haunt of tourists, especially Europeans, since the 1930s. A visit to the beach provides you with plenty of leisure options. You can go for sunbathing, swimming and herbal body toning massages. Special cultural programmes are also organised here. Kovalam has been developed as an integrated seaside resort by the India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC). The beach complex includes the Ashoka Beach Resort (owned by ITDC), low-budget cottages, Ayurvedic health centres, shopping zones, and swimming pools. Night stay in Kovalam.
DAY 09 – IN KOVALAM – ENJOYING THE CULTURE OF CAFES
Full day enjoy at Kovalam Beach & Kovalam Market. The waves break over the beach in a lovely white froth and the palm trees brush the sky near the lighthouse. The warm morning air adds to the refreshment of the water. Whether at lighthouse beach or Samudra Beach, where the sand is a powdery soft and the water glows emerald, you relax in Kovalam and let the sounds of the shore soothe you. For a taste of the city, which has come to combine global cultures with local tradition, you can find Waves, a German bakery set on a sun-crisp balcony where the scent of freshly baked, flaky pastry mixes with rich coffee and the ever-present scent of the sea. Night stay in Kovalam.
DAY 10 – KOVALAM TO KUMARAKOM – VISITING INDIA’S VENICE
After breakfast depart by surface to Kumarakom. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure. Kumarakom is a town on the shores of the enchanting Vembanand lake, glittering against the starlit-dark. Make yourself at home in its small-still lagoons. Gliding among the calm and serene backwaters flanked by green leaves and palm, seeing a rural Kerala preserved through the ages and completely hidden on the road is a unique experience. Located at 128 kilometres from Thekkady, Kumarakom is a must visit place of Kerala. The main attraction includes the Kumarakom bird sanctuary (not included) set in 14 acres of woods. The sanctuary has a large variety of migratory birds and offers a visitor the options of sailing in its backwaters. Night stay in Kumarakom.
DAY 11 - KUMARAKOM TO ALLEPEY – SEEING THE FERTILITY OF FARMING
After breakfast depart by surface to Allepey. On arrival board Houseboat for overnight cruise. With the Arabian sea on the west and a vast network of lakes, lagoons and fresh water rivers crisscrossing it, Alappuzha is a district of immense natural beauty. Referred to as the Venice of the East by travellers from across the world, this backwater country is also home to diverse animal and bird life. By virtue of its proximity to the sea, the town has always enjoyed a unique place in the maritime history of Kerala. Today, Alappauzha has grown in importance as a backwater tourist centre, attracting several thousands of foreign tourists each year. Alappuzha is also famous for its boat races, houseboat holidays, beaches, marine products and coir industry. A singular characteristic of this land is the region called Kuttanad. Overnight on board Houseboat cruising on Kerala's backwaters.
DAY 12 – ALLEPEY TO COCHIN - DEPART FOR HOME - RETURNING WITH MEMORIES
After breakfast disembark from Houseboat and straight depart by surface to Cochin airport to board flight for onward destination.