Karismatic Kerala

Karismatic Kerala


DURATION : 04 Nights / 05 Days

PLACES COVERED : 2N Munnar – 1N Thekkady – 1N Alleppey HB

PACKAGE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Trip to Eravikulam National Park, Tea Plantation & Museum, Munnar
  • Visit to Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Boat Ride at Lake Periyar, Spice plantation tour & Kalaripayattu show
  • Cruise through beautiful Kerela backwaters and stay on Houseboat, Alleppey
  • Sightseeing tours by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Start & End in Cochin

ITINERARY:

Day 01 Arrival in Cochin & Drive from Cochin to Munnar (120 km/approx. 4.5 hours)

Meet our representative upon arrival in Cochin and drive to Munnar – derived its name from the confluence of the three rivers around which the town grew. Today, it offers beautiful vistas, cardamom and spice plantations, aromatic oil factories, sights of several endangered species and the purple-blue of the Neelakurinji flowers that bloom every 12 years. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel and spend evening at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 02 Sightseeing in Munnar

Explore Eravikulam National Park, home to various elusive and endangered species. It is a great place to enjoy trekking and offers mind-blowing views of the tea plantations. Later, proceed towards Tea Museum (closed on Monday), which gives an insight to the history of tea plantations of this region. Later visit Mattupetty Dam, Eco Point and Flower Garden. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 03 Munnar – Thekkady (90 kms / approx. 2.5 hours)

After breakfast, drive to Thekkady (Periyar) and on arrival check-in at the hotel. Enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Periyar. Set high in the ranges of the Western Ghats in Kerala, is the Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve. Periyar wildlife sanctuary has a picturesque lake at the heart of the sanctuary. Herds of playful wild elephants have made Periyar Lake their favorite haunt for frolicking in the water. They can be witnessed bathing and swimming here. Enjoy a boat ride on the lake to view the wildlife at close quarters. Other inhabitants of Periyar include the leopard, wild dog, barking deer, mouse deer, Nilgiri langur, bonnet macaque, sambhar, porcupines, squirrels, gaur (Indian bison), wild boar and sloth bear. Later, take a spice plantation tour. The aroma and pleasant ambiance of the spice and tea plantations of Periyar are fascinating. Spices found in Thekkady include pepper, clove, cardamom, nutmeg, ginger, turmeric, vanilla and curry leaves. In evening, watch traditional Kalaripayattu show. (Optional) – You can also enjoy an elephant ride in Periyar. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 04 Thekkady – Alleppey (140 kms / approx. 4 hours)

After breakfast, drive to Alleppey and board your houseboat on arrival. Alleppey, “Venice of the East” has a large network of backwater canals that meander through the town, surrounding villages and Vembanad Lake. Cruise through the beautiful and scenic backwaters of Kerala, while you stay in houseboat. Overnight stay in houseboat.

Day 05 Departure from Cochin (83 kms / approx.2.5 hour)

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Cochin airport for return flight back home. End of Services.

Route
Hotels Offered

City

Nights

Category A

Category B

Category C

Meal Plan

Munnar

2

Tea County KTDC

Grand Plaza

Spice Country Resorts

Breakfast

Thekkady

1

Poetree Sarovar Portico 

Mountain courtyard

Treetop

Breakfast

Alleppey

1

Lakes & Lagoons Deluxe

Waves Shore Houseboat

Casablanca Houseboat

3 Major Meals

PACKAGE COST IN INR

Category A

Category B

Category C

Cost Per Person when 2 Pax Travelling

25286

20346

17781

Cost Per Person when 4 Pax Travelling

20692

16052

13802

Cost for Extra Adult / Child with Bed
(Hotel cost only)

9182

5940

4860

Cost for Child without Bed (Hotel cost only)

3504

2760

3060

Supplements applicable for the below dates/days and below mentioned hotel (per person / per night) inINR

Category

Hotel

DATES/ DAYS

1 Pax

2 Pax

 3 Pax

 4 Pax

B

Grand Plaza - Munnar

07th Nov - 16th Nov'18

2400

1200

1040

1200

C

Spice Country Resorts - Munnar

01st Nov - 20th Nov'18 & 15th Dec - 20th Dec'18

1200

600

600

600

C

Treetop - Thekkady

04th Nov - 18th Nov'18 & 10th Dec - 20th Dec'18

900

450

300

450

Package Inclusions

•  3 night accommodation in well-appointed rooms as mentioned above hotels or equivalent

•  1 night accommodation in well-appointed rooms as mentioned above houseboat or equivalent

•  Assistance at the airport

•  Sightseeing as per itinerary by private tourist vehicle

•  Drivers allowances, toll taxes and Govt. Service Tax

•  Air tickets and airport taxes

•  Kalaripayattu show in Thekkady

•  Boat-ride in Periyar Lake

•  Guide service as per the itinerary

•  Entrance fee at Monuments as per the itinerary

•  Special activities as per the itinerary

•  Items of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, tips to guides / drivers etc.

•  Camera / Video camera fees applicable at monuments

NOTE

Monument Closed On

Munnar – Eravikulam National Park will be closed in the month of February & March

Munnar – Tata Tea Museum will be closed on Monday

Hotel Check in 1400hrs and check out 1200hrs

Alleppey Houseboat Check in time: 12.30 pm, Check out time: 9.30 am

 Air conditioner in Houseboat will be ON only from 09 pm to 07 am

Medium vehicle will be provided for 1-3 travelers and Innova will be provided for 4-5 travelers

Package cost will not be valid from 20th December 2018 – 10th January 2019. Also on public holidays, festivals, exhibitions

and long-weekends. A surcharge will be levied and will be advised at the time of booking

This package is valid from 01st October’18 till 31st March’19 (Except from 20th December’18 – 10th January’19)