Bungalow Vacation in Kerala

Bungalow Vacation in Kerala (6 Nights)- Overview

Stay in an private bungalows is a bucket-list item for most of those with wanderlust. Private bungalows in Kerala bring to mind the turquoise water of the backwaters, tea estates in Munnar and Wildlife in Thekkady with the personal experiences of some of the best resorts in the world.

An bungalow vacation with family combines luxury and seclusion like no other accommodation. We found some of the most spectacular bungalows in Kerala for your family holiday or romantic getaway.


In Kumarakom you can enjoy stand up paddle boarding, kayaking and canoeing. Family and Groups can also play lake volleyball, safe swimming in the lake in a wide area and do fishing.


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Additional Inclusions

  • Pickup
  • Backwater
  • Breakfast
  • Private Car
  • Sightseeing

Bungalow Vacation in Kerala (6 Nights)- Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival at Cochin and Stay in Fort Kochi

Upon being greeted and picked up at the airport, you'll be taken directly to Kochi, where you can check in to your hotel and freshen-up from your trip. Once you are ready to hit the road, we'll head out to visit beautiful Fort Kochi,  whose fascinating history makes it a must-see for visitors from all corners of the globe.


Formerly known as Cochin, this city is prized as the Queen of the Arabian Sea. Due to its ideal location, Kochi was one of the first European settlements in India and quickly became a nexus of international trade.

As you wander through the streets, admire the historical houses built by the Portuguese, Dutch and British, which together create an eclectic and diverse architecture illustrating the complex and multi-layered history of India.

Your stay at  Homestay will be comfortable and homely, with delicious home-cooked meals and a relaxing lawn and garden pond, but it is also located at the heart of Fort Cochin, giving you the perfect vantage point to explore and discover.


  • Room Deluxe Double Room
  • Style Traditional
Day 2

Kochi to Munnar

Enjoy your breakfast in the hotel in Kochi and proceed to athirapilly and after that before starting your trip to Munnar. We will proceed on a drive to Munnar and will stop in the waterfalls on the way. You can also stop at Neriamangalam bridge to watch Periyar river . Take pit stops on the Valara waterfalls and Cheeyappara Waterfalls on the way to Munnar . Check into the resort . Overnight stay at the resort in Munnar.

  • Room Premium Room
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Traditional
Day 3

Munnar Sightseeing

After breakfast, spend the day in local sightseeing in Munnar. Munnar drives its name from the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundale. Mattupetty is a popular picnic spot where you can opt for activities like boating and horse riding. Indo Swiss Dairy Farm is a little ahead of Mattupetty lake is famous for around 100 varieties of cattle. Close by is the Echo Point, which offers you a panoramic view and the thrill of hearing your voice echo. Popular sightseeing spots in Munnar that can be visited also include Poopara, Pothanmedu, Devikulam, Mattupetty Indo Swiss Project, Eravikulam National Park, Top Station and Marayoor.. Overnight stay at the resort in Munnar.

  • Room Premium Room
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Traditional
Day 4

Munnar to Thekkady

After breakfast, checkout from the resort in Munnar and drive to Thekkady. Check in at the 5 Star resort in Thekkady.  Periyar Lake cruising is offered for the visitors with incredible sights of wildlife and flora.  Rich in biodiversity, Periyar wildlife sanctuary has amazing scenic beauty that can make you go heads over heels. Overnight stay the resort in Thekkady.

  • Room Luxury Room
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Luxury
Day 5

Thekkady Sightseeing

Proceed for sightseeing after breakfast. Thekkady is amongst the rare tiger reserves in India and you can enjoy a bamboo rafting trip in Thekkady if you want a taste of adventure activities or proceed for boating in Thekkady. Start early from the resort if you want to enjoy rafting and trekking and we will make arrangements for the tickets in advance so that you will have a hassle free trip. If you want to enjoy boating, you can proceed to the lake after the breakfast.Enjoy the day in Thekkady and come back to resort in the evening to enjoy an overnight stay in the resort at Thekkady with campfire if weather permits.

  • Room Luxury
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Luxury Room
Day 6

Thekkady to Kumarakom

Checkout from Thekkady and Proceed to Kumarakom to check into resort. it is one of the most exhilarating tourist place located on the Vembanad Lake. Surrounded with mangrove forests and coconut groves, Kumarakom is the center for houseboat Cruises and provides sightseeing experiences that are truly breathtaking. Checkinto the resort and enjoy backwaters . Enjoy the lush evergreen backwater resort.Overnight at the bungalow


  • Room Private Premium Room
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Traditional
Day 7

Kumarakom Sightseeing

Visit the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary with a local guide who can inform and educate you on the different species of birds set on the banks of Lake Vembanad.  This fourteen-acre reserve is home to many beautiful water birds and other species attracted by the Lake.  Boating and fishing are popular in Kumarakom but why not trek to the Aruvikkuzhi Waterfall, a powerful torrent of water hidden in a secret and secluded spot, a refuge of peace and serenity for that special moment alone.  Back at the resort, enjoy a complimentary consultation with an Ayurveda doctor before dining at your lakeside hotel.

  • Room Private Premium Room
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Premium
Day 8

Cochin Sightseeing, Shopping & Departure

Savour your last sights of Cochin before driving to the airport, but leave room in your case for some last minute souvenir shopping! Make sure to stop by Broadway and Marin Drive before you leave to get a full taste of Cochin. Relax on your journey home feeling refreshed and rejuvenated after an unforgettable holiday in Kerala, God's Own Country. 

  • Meals Breakfast

Bungalow Vacation in Kerala - Distance & Map

The total distance in the Bungalow Vacation in Kerala covering Fort Kochi, Munnar, Thekkady, Kumarakom Tour is 485 kilometres which will be covered in 4 days. The road conditions can be crowded though on occasion with pedestrians, cattle and local traffic! The activities on this trip are geared for everyone.

Essential Information

  • Kochi
  • Kochi
  • Private SUV Vehcile
  • Premium
  • Private Premium Bungalows in Kerala
  • Authentic Kerala breakfast on all days
  • Half day village tour
  • Cooking class for 1 hour
  • Canoeing, Fishingh,stand up paddle boarding  in Backwaters of Kumarakom
  • Cycling, Lake Volleyball and Safe Swimming in a Wide Area
  • Airfare  not included in the price
  • Indian Visa Fee for Foreign Guests
  • Travel/health insurance.
  • Entrance fees to various sightseeing places
  • Meals & Dribks not mentioned in the Itinerary or Inclusions
  • Items of a personal expense such as telephone bills, room service, laundry, etc.
  • Tips & gratuities for drivers & guides
  • Camera/ Video charges.
  • Any Inclusions  not mentioned in the package.
  • Extra runs on the transport other than the Itinerary
  • Charges for early arrivals/ late departures.

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Questions on Bungalow Vacation in Kerala (6 Nights)


Asked by Kara Fielding from United Kingdom
1 Year ago

How do I book this holiday?


Answered by Niranjana(Travel Advisor)
December 23, 2019

You can enter your details online any time day or night, and one of our Trip Designers will call you back within 24 hours to help you with booking. Our Trip Designers will be able to assist you further in customising the holiday as per your requirements.


Asked by Josephine Kong from Singapore
1 Year ago

Can I customise this holiday with few hotels of my choice?


Answered by Niranjana(Travel Advisor)
December 23, 2019

We specialise in Customised holiday packages in Kerala and we will be able to offer you any resort in Kerala as we have direct relationshops with most resorts. If you want to change the resorts in this package, one of our trip designers will work with you till you are happy with the package. Our Trip Designers will be also able to tell you the highlights of each resort and you can decide on whether you woud like to book the same resort


Asked by Michala Vestergaard from USA
1 Year ago

I want to book a taxi for this holiday. Do you offer only taxi services only ?


Answered by Niranjana(Travel Advisor)
December 23, 2019

When you book a holiday with hotels and taxi together with us we will be able to offer you much lower rates than what you will get directly. As we use carefully handicked drivers who can offer the quality that we ideally want, we dont offer taxi only booking services.


Asked by Michala Vestergaard from USA
1 Year ago

What are the payment options you offer?


Answered by Niranjana(Travel Advisor)
December 23, 2019

We offer all major payment options including credit cards , debit cards , wire transfer, net banking and UPI.

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