Delightful kerala

Delightful kerala (8 Nights)- Overview

This 9 days package is good for the one who is looking to roam around Kerala and explore the different beauties of nature. Travellers looking for a long trip and wants to peregrinate Kerala must avail this package for a wonderful experience.

Additional Inclusions

  • Pickup
  • Houseboat
  • Backwater
  • BeachVisit
  • Breakfast
  • Kalarippyattu
  • Kathakali
  • Private Car
  • Sightseeing
  • Plantation

Delightful kerala (8 Nights)- Itinerary

Day 1

Kochi Airport to Athirapilly

Arrive at Kochi airport and be relaxed as our representative will be there to help you further with your trip. You will find the gregarious representative at the arrival terminal and there on carrying forward to Athirappilly on an overwhelming drive while admiring the beauty of splendid waterfalls on the way. Check in to the fantastic resort of your choice and thereafter move to rejoice in the beauty of popular Vazhachal Waterfalls and Athirapilly Falls. Another famous tourist spot of Athirapilly is Thumboormuzhi Garden; a place known for exotic birds, brilliantly coloured butterflies and green sceneries. Have a goodnight sleep at the resort.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Deluxe room
Day 2

Kochi to Munnar

After a nice breakfast, get ready to start the day to head towards Munnar. On the way take pit stops at Cheeyappara Waterfalls and Valara Waterfalls. Neriamangalam Bridge on the way is perfect to watch Periyar river. Check into a beautiful resort of Munnar and spend the night.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Superior
Day 3

Munnar to Munnar

In the morning have your breakfast and then proceed for local sightseeing. Get to experience the surrounding beauty of three tremendous mountain streams which make up Munnar. The pleasant weather, fresh breeze and natural beauty of Munnar allure its visitors. The popular Mattupetty, known to be a picnic spot is perfect for horse ride lovers and boat lovers. Visit other famous places of Munnar which include the Echo Point, Indo Swiss Farm, Indo Swiss Project, Poopara, Pothanmedy and Eravikulam National Park. Spend the night in the 3-star resort.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Superior
Day 4

Munnar to Thekkady

After the breakfast in Munnar; check out from the resort and enjoy a nice drive towards Thekkady. Once arrived at Thekkady, check into a 3-star hotel. Thekkady is famous for its Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary; a wildlife reserve being home to different species of animals, birds and flora-fauna. The lush green surrounding is worth a visit. One can have a wonderful time by opting for boat cruise on Periyar Lake. Get to see the forests from a distance and by fluke spot wild animals and exotic birds like deer, elephants, monkeys, bison and more. Stay at the resort at night.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Superior
Day 5

Thekkady to Thekkady

This day is to dedicate to Thekkady and in return, Thekkady will offer you amazing places to visit. After the breakfast; head out for local sightseeing. You can make amazing memories here!

Thekkady is famous for its tiger reserves; where one can opt for bamboo rafting; a natural and eco-friendly way to enjoy nature at its best. The tiger reserve of Thekkady offers other activities too which include trekking and boating. One can start the day early in the morning and opt for a programme of personal choice to experience the wonderful wood and wildlife of Thekkady. The tickets for such a programme can be made in advance to avoid any hassle. 

In the evening, you can go for Kathakali show and Martial Art Show; famous art forms of Kerala. The extraordinary characteristic of Kathakali is the colourful makeup and get up of the artists who are all male and takes hours to prepare themselves for the performance. On the other hand; one of the oldest forms of Martial Art is certainly something one would be amazed to watch.

After a wonderful day; head towards the resort and relax. If the weather permits; you can enjoy a campfire with family and friends.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Superior
Day 6

Thekkady to Kumarakom

Have breakfast and say goodbye to Thekkady. Proceed towards Kumarakom and check into a 3-star resort after reaching your destination of the day. Located on the Vembanad Lake; Kumarakom is one elating tourist spot. Nature lovers would love to know that Kumarakom is surrounded by coconut groves and mangrove forests. People love the exhilarating experience of houseboat cruise in Kumarakom while enjoying the brilliant lush green surrounding and placid backwaters. Kumarakom bird sanctuary is another famous tourist spot; where one can spot different species of exotic and colourful birds. Rest at the resort at night.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Superior
Day 7

Kumarakom to Alleppey

Breakfast will be served in the morning and you can then check out to head towards Alleppey to spend a wonderful time in Kerala’s traditional manmade houseboat. Pass through multiple backwater canals of Alleppey and experience the countryside beauty. Pass by the swaying coconut palms, Chinese fishing nets, paddy fields, below sea level cultivation, coir product making and local inhabitants. You can enjoy the traditional meal of Kerala as per your choice and all the meals will be served in the houseboat.

  • Room Deluxe
  • Meals All Meals
  • Style Traditional
Day 8

Alleppey (Houseboat) to Cherai

Check out from the Alleppey houseboat and carry on the trip towards Cherai. Cherai Beach on Vypin Island is famous for its picturesque beauty where backwaters and the sea meet. Check into a 4-star hotel in Cherai and experience paradise.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Superior
Day 9

Cherai to Fort Kochi

Have your morning meal while enjoying the surrounding beauty and ambience of the resort and the view of Cherai. Say “Adios” to Cherai and travel towards Fort Kochi. If you have enough time before departure then explore the famous city Kochi. The influence of Jews can be seen in Santa Cruz Basilica, Mattancherry Palace, Jews Street and ST. Francis Church. Kasi Arts Cafe of Fort Kochi is another place to savour shakes in a relaxed atmosphere. Get dropped to the airport by our representative.

  • Meals Breakfast

Delightful kerala - Distance & Map

The total distance which will be covered in 9 days in the "Delightful Kerala" package covering Athirapilly, Munnar, Thekkady, Kumarakom, Alleppey and Cherai. is 622 kilometres. The road conditions can be crowded though on occasion with pedestrians, vehicles and local traffic!

Essential Information

  • Cochin International Airport
  • Cochin International Airport
  • 3 Star
  • Accommodation in reputed hotels for 8 nights with room.
  • Dzire vehicle for 9 Days with 1350 Kilometers blocked from your arrival till departure.
  • Airport/Hotel Transfers + Private Vehicle with Chauffeur + Sightseeing by Road 
  • All toll and parking and fuel charges and drivers overnight allowance.
  • All Currently applicable taxes including GST of 5%
  • All Meals Included for Houseboat Overnight Stay and Lunch , Tea & Snacks for Houseboat Day Cruises if part of your package 

Please contact your travel designer at the phone number / email above for any customisations or changes 

  • Expenses of any personal nature (phone calls, laundry, camera entry fee etc).
  • Activity Charges /  Monument Entry Fees  (You can take tickets directly once you choose an activity at any destination with the help of our driver)
  • Boating in Periyar (Thekkady)  direct booking through in Thekkady. (If you need help, please speak to us)
  • Any additional expenses incurred due to any flight delay or cancellation, weather conditions, political closures etc
  • Tips/ Porter Charges/ Airfare Not Included
  • Any other services not specified above

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Questions on Delightful kerala (8 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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