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Duration : 13 NIGHTS / 14 DAYS
Validity : Till 30th SEP 2016
Back to Kerala PackagePlan : CPAI

Day 01 :

Arrive Mangalore Airport & transfer to Bekal in Kasaragod, the Northern most district of Kerala is renowned as the land of gods, forts, rivers, hills and beautiful beaches. The imposing fort at Bekal is one of the largest and best preserved forts in Kerala. The beautiful expanse of the shallow beach near the Bekal fort known as Bekal Fort Beach is an exotic beach location. Check in at place of stay. Rest of the day at Leisure

Day 02 :

In the morning proceed to Bekal Sightseeing. Visit Bekal beach. Unwind yourself in this splendid sandy beach. Then visit Bekal Fort, the 17th century fort, which is one of the major attractions in Kerala. Spread over forty acres,Bekal fort is the biggest as well as best preserved fortress in the God's own country. It was by originally built by medieval King Ikkeri Naikkan to shield his kingdom from aggressors. Overnight stay at Bekal.

Day 03 :

After breakfast, begin your journey to Kannur. The cradle of many a colourful folk art form like Theyyam, Kannur showcases its remarkable history in the ancient forts, old shrines and august cultural and educational institutions that dot its scenic landscape. Afternoon Visit Arakkal Museum, Muthappan Temple & Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach (the only Drive in Beach in Kerala). Back to Hotel & rest of the day at leisure.

Day 04 :

After breakfast Check out from the hotel & transfer to Wayanad. En route visit Ghat Road View Point, Pookot Lake. Check in to the hotel & enjoy the resort activities. Overnight stay at the resort.

Day 05 :

After breakfast go for Sightseeing tour of Soochipara Waterfalls& Meenmutty Waterfalls. Overnight Stay at the resort.

Day 06:

Transfer to Guruvayoor, one of the most sacred and important pilgrim centres of Kerala. Its main attraction is the Sree Krishna Temple, considered the Dwaraka of the South. Check in at the hotel. Later in the evening visit Temple (No Hindus are not allowed inside) & Punnathoorkotta Elephant Camp. Sixty five elephants belonging to the Guruvayoor temple are housed here. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 07 :

After breakfast, transfer to picturesque township of Munnar, famous for tea estates. Located 1,600 metres above the sea level, this hill station is a slice of India’s historic past: this was once the summer resort of the erstwhile British government in south India. Sprawling tea plantations, picture-perfect towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities make this a popular holiday destination.Once you check in at a hotel for a two-night stay, you have the rest of the day to spend at your leisure. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 08:

After a hearty breakfast, you will begin the day’s itinerary with a sightseeing trip that covers the verdant Eravikulam National Park, the natural habitat of the local ibex, the Nilgiri Tahr. Once you’ve had your fill, it’s on to the Mattupetty dam, Echo Point and the rest of the town. Afternoon visit Tea Museum. The museum set up at the Nallathanni Estate of Tata Tea in Munnar is a fitting tribute to the toils and rigours of its pioneers, who showed utmost determination and were resolute in their efforts to transform Munnar into a major plantation centre of Kerala. The Tata Tea Museum diligently portrays the growth of Munnar tea estates, veritably conveyed through some of the displays like the rudimentary tea roller to the modern fully automated tea factory. Visitors to the museum can satiate their curiosity on various stages of tea processing, and also learn a thing or two about the production of black tea. Later head back to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 09 :

Breakfast at the hotel. Later transfer you to Thekkady, the venue of the famous Periyar (Thekkady) Wildlife Sanctuary, one of the most well-maintained wildlife sanctuaries of south India. Spread out over an area of 777 sq km, the sanctuary boasts of a splendid artificial lake formed by the Mullaperiyar dam across the Periyar river, which 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 as you cruise along the lake in the confines of a boat. Once you reach, check in at hotel for the night, you have the afternoon enjoy that boat ride on Periyar lake. Later visit a locally owned spice plantation to walk through the different varieties of Kerala Spices.. Overnight at hotel.

Day 10:

Check out and drive to Cochin. One of the finest natural harbours on the Arabian Sea coast, Cochin, has been a port of call for foreign traders from early times. Its cosmopolitan character is reflected in the buildings and structures representing different regions of the world. A city of peninsulas and islands, today it is Kerala’s commercial hub. En-route, sightseeing of Fort Cochin covering Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church, Dutch Palace & Chinese Fishing Net. Overnight stay at Ernakulam City Hotel. Afternoon free to explore the city by own.

Day 11:

After breakfast, check out for the drive to Alappuzha, the home of the much- vaunted backwaters of Kerala. You have a surprise awaiting your arrival – a stay on a houseboat for an overnight cruise through the scenic backwaters of Alleppey! It’s a journey that holds out much promise: cruising through palm- fringed canals; watching people at work in the paddy fields; relaxing on board as you are lulled into comfort by the sounds of the wind and waves. Cruise till the evening, by which time the houseboat halts in the lake for overnight stay. Food will be served on board.

Day 12:

Meet on arrival & transfer to the palm-fringed beach of Kovalam, one of the most famous beach towns in India. The boundless blue waters of the Arabian Sea and miles of white sand washed away by the surf, make this beach a veritable paradise on earth, one that abounds in beauty and a veritable treasure trove of activities. If you are of an adventurous bent, then you can partake of some snorkeling or cycling. Overnight stay at Kovalam

Day 13:

After breakfast proceed on a city tour of Trivandrum. Visit Padmanabha Swami Temple (Only Hindus are allowed inside), Horse Palace (Kuthira Malika) Napier museum and Raja Ravi Varma Art Gallery. Afternoon free for shopping & Evening is free at leisure to enjoy Sun, Sea & Sand. Overnight stay at Kovalam.

Day 14:

Check out at 1200 hrs. In time transfer to Trivandrum Airport / Railway Station for departure.

Inclusions

  • 13 Nights accommodation as per itinerary
  • Daily breakfast
  • 01 night stay at the houseboat with all meals
  • All entrance fee
  • Transportation using AC Vehicle
  • All sightseeing tours as per itinerary
  • Tea Museum Visit at munnar
  • Boating at Thekkady
  • Spice Planatation visit at Thekkady
  • Service of well experienced English/Hindi speaking touristic driver
  • Driver Bata, Vehicle Fuel, Toll, Parking & Entrance
  • All currently applicable taxes

Exclusions

  • Expenses of Personal Nature
  • Flight ticket
  • Extra Meals / Tips / Laundry
  • Take home medicines
  • Any other expense than those mentioned above

Vehicles used

  • Economy/Standard (02PAX) – Indigo / Etios / Similar
  • Economy/Standard (04-06PAX) – Innova / Similar
  • Deluxe/Super Deluxe (02-06PAX) – Innova / Similar
Rates
 Per Pax RateEconomyStandardDeluxeSuper Deluxe
13 Nights / 14 DaysBased On 2 Adult36800422004690066400
Based on 4 Adult26400314003430054400
Based on 6 Adult23700290003390052700
  • Children above 10 years old will be treated as adults
  • Children below 5 years old will not be charged
Hotel Using
PLACEEconomyStandardDeluxeSuper Deluxe
BekalApsara ResidencyBakel PalaceRaj ResidencyVivanta By Taj
WayanadHotel KallatUpavan ResortWoods ResortVythiri Village
GuruvayoorGuruvayoor ResortFortgate HotelKrishna InnKrishna Inn
MunnarHotel GreenridgeBlu Haze ResortClouds ValleyTall Trees
ThekkadyBlooming ParadiseGrand ThekkadyHoliday VistaElephant Court
CochinCastle RockIMA HouseDunes HotelDreams Cochin
AlleppeyHouseboatHouseboatHouseboatHouseboat
KovalamHotel SeaweedSamudra Theeram Beach ResortSomatheeram Ayurveda ResortUday Samudra Leisure Beach Hotel & Spa