Overview:

 

This tour package is a tale of a new friendship, and perhaps, the best. No, not Heer -ranjha, Neither Laila -Majnu nor Devdas -Paro, it is a completely between two objects of Nature, The coconut grooves and the beaches, oh, it’s a whole new dimension added to the edges of love. Don’t believe this? Come to Kerala and know yourself the first hand. As you roam through Kochi, Periyar, Kumarakom, and Marai Beach you’ll understand, though not written yet, it is a story worth a literature Nobel.

 

Day 01: Arrive Cochin

You are greeted on arrival at the Cochin International Airport. Transfer to hotel. Afternoon proceed for the city tour, visiting the historic city of Fort Cochin -Ancient capital of the Dutch, Portuguese and finally the British. A walking tour of Fort Cochin would be ideal but if you are not up to it hop on to an “Auto Rickshaw”. The visit will include the old Spice Market at Mattancherry, the antique shop on Jews Street, the Synagogue, Dutch Palace and, the Church of St. Francis where the mortal remains of Vasco Da Gama were buried before it was shifted to Portugal. Return to your hotel for Overnight stay.

Day 02: Cochin / Periyar

The morning after breakfast, drive to Spice Village at Periyar (185 Kms/5 Hrs drive), which lies in the shade of Cardamom Hills and is a beautiful area of tranquil winding roads, tea gardens, rubber estates, and spice plantations. Check-in at the Hotel. Afternoon, visit the National Park. You could do a boat safari in lake Periyar and try to catch a wild elephant. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 03: Periyar / Kumarakom

After breakfast, visit tea and spice plantations or do a soft trek with the escort in the jungle. Afternoon drive to Kumarakom (135 kms / 3 Hrs drive). Check into the hotel for overnight say.

Day 04: Kumarakom Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

Morning visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary -spread across 14 acres, The Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, an ornithologist’s paradise is a favorite haunt of migratory birds like the Siberian stork, egret, darter, heron, and teal. A visit to the bird sanctuary, set within the lush acres of wooded land nearby, acquaints you to the variety of migratory birds that flock in thousands, some from the Himalayas, some even from as far as Siberia.
Afternoon visit to the marvelous mangrove forests, coconut canopies and pulsating paddy fields sprinkle with enchanting waterways and canals decked with white lilies. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 05: Kumarakom / Marari Beach

Drive to Marari Beach -a sleepy fishing village located between the port city of Cochin and Alleppey. Check into the hotel. Afternoon cruises on the backwaters nearby, visits to traditional coir-making units etc.

Day 06: Marari Beach

Full day to explore the beach.

 

Day 07: Marari – Cochin

Drive to Cochin (60 Kms / 1½ Hrs) and transfer to airport to connect flight for onward destination. (Hotel Checkout 12:00 Hrs)

Inclusion

1. 06 Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis.
2. Welcome, drink on arrival.
3. Daily sightseeing
4. Daily Breakfast.
5. Free use of the swimming pool (subject to availability).
6. Transfers
7. AC Swift Desire
8. All applicable hotel taxes.

Exclusion

1. Any train tickets.
2. Any meals other than specified in inclusions.
3. Personal expenses such as tips, porterage, telephone calls, etc.
4. The surcharge will be applicable to particular events, festival & fairs.
5. Travel Insurance.

Package Summary

Inclusions
  • hotel
  • transfers
  • sightseeings
  • breakfast