luxury - LEISURE 10 Days / 9 Nights

Day 1 - Kochi

You arrive at Cochin International Airport/Railway station and are  driven to your hotel where you check  in. In the afternoon  sightseeing to Fort Kochi.There  is the St Francis Church, the oldest Church in India ,500 year old Portuguese Houses, Chinese fishing nets, 16th century Synagogue, Jew Town and Mattancherry Palace, built by the Portuguese. This Palace contains some of Indias most beautiful murals. Evening you can go for shopping. Overnight stay at  the Marriott Hotel – Deluxe Room or similar accommodation.

Day 2 - Munnar

After breakfast drive to Munnar(130 kms/4 hr drive). Enjoy the scenic beauty. You pass the Cheeyappara waterfalls. On the way you can see  tea gardens and lush green hills. Check into Winderemere Estate. Sightseeing to the  Mattupetty Dam or go boating at the  Kundala Lake(sugesstion: There are various sightseeing places around Munnar which can be arranged) -Standard Cottage or similar accommodation.

Day 3 - Munnar

Have breakfast at the hotel and stroll through the plantations of tea,coffee,pepper .Visit to Eravikulam National park to see the endangered NilgiriTahr. Evening  visit  to Munnar town.(Sugesstion: you could check with hotel for other activities like cycling, trekking etc.). Overnight at Tall Trees Resort -Deluxe Cottage or similar accommodation.

Day 4 - Thekkady

After breakfast drive to Thekkady which is around 110 kms / 3.5 hrs through cardamom hills. You check  into the Resort. After lunch visit spice plantations like cardamom, Pepper, Coffee, and tea estates. On the  way back to hotel you could stop at the local market and pick up some fragrant spices.Maybe an elephant ride too.Overnight stay at Wild Corridor- Romantic Sky Cottage or similar accommodation.

Day 5 - Thekkady

Early morning boat trip on the Periyar river which flows through the Periyar tiger reserve. You can see  wild animals like elephant, Bison, Sambar, Deer etc. Rest of the day to relax at the hotel. Check with hotel for activities. Overnight stay at Wild Corridor- Romantic Sky Cottage or similar accommodation.

Day 6 - Kumarakom

Morning after breakfast you are  driven  to Kumarakom where you check into Aveda Resort and Spa. Relax at the resort. It is a perfect leisure destination on the banks of Vembanad lake to enjoy the serenity and greenery of the  backwaters(suggestion-Laze by the pool, go for a  walk or get an ayurvedic massage. Check with  the hotel about chartering their luxury yacht at an extra cost)-Lakeview Luxury Cottages or similar accommodation.

Day 7 - Kumarakom

Early morning trek to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.This will take 2 to 3 hrs.Rest of the day for leisure. Enjoy the resort facilities like billiards , table tennis ,gym etc(suggestion-Bird lovers can  take a boat trip to the nearby KaipuzhaMuttu, Pathiramanal, Narakathara, Thollayiram Kayal and Poothapandi Kayal to watch local bird life and migrants which could easily be more than a hundred species). Stay at Lakeview Luxury Cottages or similar accommodation.

Day 8 - Alleppey

Next morning after breakfast drive to Alleppey also known as Venice of the East as the place is famous for its vast back water stretches and paddy fields. Check into Lake Palace Resort in Alleppey. Spend the day relaxing(Suggestions-Get an ayurvedic massage or enjoy activities arranged by hotel)-Water Villa or similar accommodation.

Day 9 - Alleppey

Morning after breakfast you can board your house boat to explore the back waters beauty. Enjoy the ride,delicious cuisines and an overnight stay on board .  (Deluxe A/C Houseboat).

Day 10 - Kochi

Morning after breakfast depart to Kochi Airport / Railway Station.

Rates apply from 01 June 2015 - 30 September 2015
1,65,000 INR /-
*Cost for 2 people
Vehicles

Luxury Vehicle


*Cost Includes

  • Accommodation in mentioned Luxury Hotels in Double Room
  • All meals at A/C houseboat
  • Breakfast at all Hotels
  • Transportation using A/C Innova as per itinerary
  • Arrival assistance
  • Drivers expense, Parking, Toll
  • All Taxes

*Cost Excludes

  • Flight / Train tickets
  • Services / facilities not mentioned in cost includes
  • Meals other than the ones mentioned in the inclusions above and as specified.
  • Telephone charges
  • Tips
  • Laundry & other expenses of personal nature
  • Guide Charges & entrance charges to any monuments or parks / tourist spot
  • Personal expenses such as bottled beverage, table drinks,or personal equipment like sleeping bags etc
  • Any boating charges (motor boat / pedal boat)
  • Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and Flight delays, roadblocks, vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances, taxes etc
  • Anything else not specifically mentioned in the inclusion above.

*Payments

For all the services contracted, full payment should be made to hold the booking, on confirmed basis. (Payments have to be made at the time of booking)

*Cancellations

  • 60 days prior to arrival: 10% of the Tour / service cost

  • 45 days prior to arrival: 20% of the Tour / service cost

  • 30 days prior to arrival : 40 % of the Tour / service cost


  • 15 days prior to arrival: 60% of the Tour / service cost


  • *No refund after 15 days
    *No postponement or preponement is permitted before 48 hours.

    Cancellation has to be made in writing. Cancellation communication may be sent through email ID of the guest ONLY, otherwise no cancellation will be entertained. Cancellations will not be accepted over Phone.

    Confirmation for the above mentioned hotels and service are subject to availability. If availability is not there, we will guarantee accommodation of the same quality in another room or hotel.