Fantastic Kerala

Fantastic Kerala (13 Nights)- Overview

Perched on the South-Eastern part of India, a tropical state that sees global visitors coming to here to experience a marriage of history and architecture meets nature and beach living. Kerala offers the discerning traveller a treat by highlighting a combination of activities in one area.

Each part of this diverse state offers visitors the opportunity to experience old-school charm in a modern and natural setting. Come explore the magic of Kerala with this 10-night tour that explores the different regions from historical sites to pristine beaches and mountain ranges.

Additional Inclusions

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

Fantastic Kerala (13 Nights)- Itinerary

Day 1

Kochi Experience

Arrive at Kochi airport where one of our experienced tour guides will await your arrival to whisk you off on historical experience of Fort Kochi. You will have the opportunity to check into your hotel to settle in before being taken on a tour of the historical town boasting architecturally design inspired homes and building from the colonial times. Kochi was previously colonized by the British, Dutch and Portuguese; and their influence is noted throughout the quaint street of this coastal town. You will have the opportunity to visit iconic sites such as Santa Cruz Basilica and the Spice Market that houses

  • Room 5 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Ac Heritage Boutique
Day 2

Visit Cherai Beach

Visit one of the most visited beaches in the state of Kerala. Located 25km from downtown Kochi. Cherai beach offers the perfect setting for some downtime on the golden sands with a tropical background of coconut trees. Spend the day taking long walks and sampling the delicious gastronomy at the street-side beach shacks.

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

Journey to Munnar

After enjoying a delicious breakfast at the hotel, we set out on a journey that takes us to the city of valleys, mountains and an outdoor-enthusiasts paradise. On our way to Munnar, avail the opportunity to make an appearance at The Cheeyappara and Valara Waterfalls which are also known to be among the best trekking sites in Idukki district. Other highlights on-route our journey is a glimpse of Periyar River from the top of Neriamangalam Bridge.

  • Room 4 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Green Leaf
Day 4

Explore Munnar

This is the day to proceed for a sightseeing expedition in Munnar. The amazing attractions of Munnar have always allured tourists from all over the world. Start the day with an authentic traditional breakfast and head out to experience the heart of the town. Outdoor enthusiasts would love to explore this mountainous region and enjoy some great activities like horse riding and boating. In the afternoon, relax in the park. Mattupetty Lake is a beauty in itself; home to cattle where one can come across different species of cattle. A visit to the Echo Point is a thrilling experience; where one can hear his or her own echo and witness the majestic beauty of the surrounding. Get to visit Munnar tea museum, a place perfect for tea lovers. The beautifully laid Rose Garden is another attraction of this place.

  • Room 4 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Green Leaf
Day 5

Visit Thekkady

After breakfast, you will check out of the hotel in Munnar and head on over to explore Thekkady. The enchanting city features winding roads of the countryside and the dense jungle that is home to India’s largest National Park. At the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, you will be greeted by a wealth of wildlife species and inviting plant life that makes up the tropical forests of this region. Explore the Periyar lake on a boat cruise at sunset, ending off the day with night’s rest in your comfortable room at the resort.

  • Room 5 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Mountain View Cottage
Day 6

Sightseeing in Thekkady

Thekkady houses the largest wildlife sanctuary in India and sees global tourists coming to experience the magical wildlife offering which includes the country’s sole Tiger reserve with its flora and fauna. You will have the opportunity to explore the park on a bamboo raft and explore the Periyar Lake. A delicious breakfast will be served at the resort prior to your departure.

  • Room 5 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Mountain View Cottage
Day 7

Visit Holy sites in Kumarakom

After spending time in Thekkady, head towards the lakeside resort of Kumarakom. This prime location on the banks of Vembanad Lake a sanctuary on its own with an abundance of bird species and houseboats perched on the water. You will have an opportunity to check in to the hotel and spend the day relaxing while taking in the surrounding scenery in this tranquil setting.

  • Room 5 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Superior Lake View Room
Day 8

Venture to Alleppey

Alleppey also is known as Alappuzha is said to be the Venice of India. The city is centred around the backwaters of Kerala with its canals and houseboats. Along the streets, you can expect to find well-appointed churches and temples which add character to the city. Get to pass through Venattukad, Munattumugham, Nedumudi, Chennamkari, Kainakari, Meenapally Kayal, Pallathuruthy before returning back to Alleppey for an overnight stay in a houseboat. Your stay is inclusive of all your meals and you have the option of exploring the backwaters on a boat cruise.

  • Room Premium Houseboat
  • Meals All Meals
  • Style Heritage
Day 9

Journey to Kovalam

After check-out travel to the seaside town of Kovalam. This tourist paradise boasts pristine beaches and plenty of sightseeing spots that include curio shops and street-side hawkers selling a variety of Kashmir and Tibetan products. Upon arrival, you will check into your comfortable room where you will enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the resort before making your way to Kovalam beach.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Superior room
Day 10

Escape to Kanyakumari

After spending time exploring the beaches of Kovalam and a restful night at the resort, we will proceed towards Kanyakumari. Upon arrival in Kanyakumari, you will be greeted by beaches boasting multi-coloured sand and the towering Thiruvalluvar stone statue that was constructed using Hindu science. This mystical part of the peninsula is the southernmost tip of the country and features outstanding temples, famous monuments and significant places; which represent the rich culture of the place. After a day of exploring the town, you will be transferred to your hotel for the night

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Superior room
Day 11

Arrival in Varkala

Proceed towards Varkala after a nice breakfast in Kanyakumari. Varkala is the destination for beach lovers who love playing beach games like beach soccer and volleyball. It is home to Hindu religious beach Papanasham where offering for the loved ones who have passed are made. Here, one can enjoy nature while also get to know about Hindu culture.

  • Room 5 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Sea Facing room
Day 12

Varkala Sightseeing

Spend a wonderful day exploring the beaches of Varkala. You can either enjoy the beach activities or just roam around Varkala while experiencing the fantastic view of the red cliff. Adventurous lovers can try out different activities available in Varkala which include skiing, boating, parasailing and so on.

  • Room 5 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Sea Facing room
Day 13

Relaxing time at Varkala

Spend the day relaxing in the resort or just head to know more about the place!

  • Room 5 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Sea Facing room
Day 14

Departure

After breakfast and check-out departure from Trivandrum commences.

 

Map of Distance Covered

The map represents the route to be used in 14 days in the "Fantastic" package covering from Cochin International Airport to Kochi, Cherai, Munnar, Thekkady, Kumarakom, Alleppey, Kovalam, Kanyakumari, Varkala and ending the tour after a trip at Trivandrum International Airport. The road conditions can be crowded though on occasion with pedestrians, vehicles and local traffic!

Essential Information

  • Cochin International Airport
  • Cochin International Airport
  • A/C Sedan Car
  • Luxury
    • Accommodation with the mentioned hotels for 13 nights with room and meal plans as specified.
    • 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 www.periyarfoundation.org in Thekkady. (If you need help, please speak to your trip designer)
  • 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 Fantastic Kerala (13 Nights)

How do I book this holiday?

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.

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

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

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

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.

What are the payment options you offer?

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

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