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Kerala with a Difference

Price Starting at AUD 3970* PP USD 2530* PP 18 DAYS

Kerala with a Difference

Trivandrum - Kovalam – Periyar – Munnar – Mettupalayam – Ooty – Wayanad – Thalassey – Kochi

This tour is thoughtfully crafted through the lesser-explored northern region of Kerala. The journey begins on the pristine beaches of Kovalam and backwaters of Astamudi Lake. In Periyar, you’ll delve into the world of spice plantations and have the opportunity to visit the Periyar National Park. Munnar awaits with its renowned tea plantations, and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Eravikulam National Park. Your journey also includes a ride on the iconic Ooty Toy Train, through the lush Nilgiri Hills. The journey then takes you to the tranquil and lush countryside of Ooty, followed by Wayanad, renowned for its remarkable flora and fauna. The grand finale of this exceptional journey lands you in Kochi. For an authentic and immersive local encounter, you will also stay at Ayisha Manzil Homestay.

Arrive at Trivandrum airport and transfer to Kovalam. Overnight stay at hotel.

Full day is at leisure on the beach in Kovalam. Overnight stay at hotel.

 

Morning, embark on a houseboat for a day cruise through the backwaters of Ashtamudi Lake. Overnight stay at hotel.

Full day is at leisure to experience Ayurveda. Overnight stay at hotel.

Drive to Periyar. Evening tour of Spice Plantation. Overnight stay at hotel.

Morning, enjoy Boat Ride at Periyar Lake. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay in hotel.

Morning, drive to Munnar. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.

Morning, visit Eravikulam National park. Later, enjoy tour of tea plantation and visit Tea Museum. Overnight stay at hotel.

Drive to Mettupalayam. Enroute, visit Coimbatore city. Overnight stay at hotel.

Morning, transfer to train station and board the toy train to Ooty via Coonoor. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.

Sightseeing of Ooty visiting the Botanical Garden, Dhoddabetta Peak, Tea Factory, Rose Garden, Ooty Lake and Thread Garden. Overnight stay at hotel.

Drive to Wayanad. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.

 

Morning, enjoy jungle safari at Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary. Later, visit Edakkal Caves and Ambalavayal Heritage Museum. Overnight stay at hotel.

Drive to Thalassery. Evening enjoy cooking demonstration with the family/ hosts. Overnight stay at homestay.

Morning, take a walking tour of the fish market. Later, visit Spice Market, the Parassinikadavu temple and handloom weaving units. Overnight stay at homestay.

Drive to Calicut Railway Station and board the train to Kochi. Later, transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Sightseeing of the Kochi including Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Heritage Zone and Chinese fishing Nets. Evening witness Kathakali dance performance. Overnight stay at hotel.

Morning, transfer to Kochi International Airport for your flight to onward destination.

Your Journey

When to go

  • JAN
  • FEB
  • MAR
  • APR
  • MAY
  • JUN
  • JUL
  • AUG
  • SEP
  • OCT
  • NOV
  • DEC

Inclusions

Inclusions:

  • Cost is based on a private tour of 02 Pax;
  • 17 Nights Hotel Accommodation in 4 star hotels on Bed & Breakfast;
  • Services of English-speaking guide during the sightseeing;
  • All transfers, sightseeing & excursions will be by an Air-conditioned vehicle;
  • Monument entrance fees as per the travel program;
  • Day cruise in a houseboat on the Ashtamudi lake;
  • Toy Train ride from Mettupalam to Ooty;
  • Train Tickets on Executive class from Calicut to Kochi;
  • Travel Sapphire Representative for assistance upon arrival and departure at airport;
  • All currently applicable taxes.

Note:

TAC of 10% is applicable on the cost.

Cost is based on travel during the off season months.

All the programs can be tailor-made as per your client’s interest and budget.

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