Keralan Escape
 

Overview

Duration: 7 nights

Visiting: Kochi, Munnar, Periyar, Kumarakom

 

Explore the beauty of the South. Kerala is often touted as God's Own Country, and for good reason.

 

PoovarMunnarVembanad LakeKerala houseboat 

 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1:

Assistance on arrival in Cochin (Kochi) and transfers from airport to hotel. In the evening, perhaps watch a traditional Kathakali dance performance.

Overnight: Kochi

Day 2:              

Visit Kochi town, starting with a visit to the Chinese fishing nets. Then stroll through the old Jewish neighborhood, and visit the, the Portuguese / Dutch built palace.

Overnight: Kochi | Breakfast included

Day 3:

Transfer to Munnar. Afternoon at leisure in Munnar, a favourite summer retreat due to its elevation, valleys and forests.

Overnight: Munnar | Breakfast included

Day 4:

Visit a tea plantation and museum, as well as some lakes. Perhaps go on a hike and go for an Ayurvedic treatment.

Overnight: Munnar | Breakfast included

Day 5:

Transfer to Periyar. After boat ride on the lake to view the region’s wildlife, including elephant, deer, bison and sambar on the forested banks.

Overnight: Periyar | Breakfast included

Day 6:

Experience Periyar through a choice of optional activities, including nature trekking in the reserve, forest or plantations, bamboo rafting or elephant rides. Or visit the spice plantations that make Kerala famous.

Overnight: Periyar | Breakfast included

Day 7:

Transfer to Kumarakom for a stay on the banks of Lake Vembanad. Go for a sunset cruise on the lake.

Overnight: Kumarakom | Breakfast and Dinner included

Day 8:

Perhaps go on a boat trip exploring the backwaters of Kerala. Later, return to Kochi.

Breakfast included

 

Pricing

Fully guided, private tour: from R8 900 per person*.

Contact us for more information. Reduced rates for three or more guests.

Price above includes:

  • Accommodation, in centrally located hotels
  • Breakfast, daily
  • Private tours as indicated with English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees to monuments
  • Air conditioned, private transport including English speaking driver
  • Fuel costs and road taxes
  • Bottled mineral water during tours and intercity transfers

Price above does not include:

  • Flights
  • Visa fees
  • Travel Insurance

*Based on two people sharing.

Actual costs may vary with exchange rates, hotel availability and peak season surcharges and will be provided at the time of quotation.

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