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 OFF THE BEATEN TRACK KERALA

Off the beaten track Kerala ( 14 nights / 15 days )

 

A journey that takes you through the best that Kerala has to offer combining unusual and Off the beaten track hideaways in the high ranges and small hamlets for your stay with all creature comforts enabling you to get away from it all yet getting a real feel of the area, taking in the sights of interest, its people and cuisine .

 

DAY 00: INTL FLIGHT

Intl flight  UK / Europe- Cochin

O/n on flight

 

DAY 01: COCHIN

Arrive Cochin. Meet and assistance and transfer to Heritage hotel / Backwater home.

Time at leisure to relax,  eve sunset cruise

O/n at Heritage Hotel / Homestay

 

DAY 02: COCHIN

Visit the heritage areas and sights of Cochin that is of interest.Kathakali dance performance at a local arts centre.

O/n at Heritage Hotel / Homestay

 

DAY 03: COCHIN

At Cochin to take in sights of interest; art galleries, museums etc.

O/n at Heritage Hotel / Homestay

 

DAY 04: COCHIN - MUNNAR

Depart by car after breakfast to Munnar, the picturesque hill station with sprawling tea plantations that blanket the hillsides & other cash crops and get to your abode for the next few days.Ideal for walking or just taking it easy in the quiet and peaceful surroundings of the High ranges .You can stay here in splendid isolation yet take in a range of activities in the environs that interest you.  

O/n at Karadipara or Talayar Bungalow

 

DAY 05: MUNNAR

At Munnar for localised activities. Hill Walking or trekking,  visit to tea factory and museum, local tribal villages or drive to Eravikulam game reserve if it is of interest. A round of golf can also be organised at the High Range Club.

O/n at Karadipara or Talayar Bungalow

 

DAY 06: MUNNAR

At Munnar for localised activities or to just chill out in the peaceful and picturesque surroundings.

Soft day treks can be organised if it is of interest with guide

O/n at Karadipara or Talayar Bungalow

 

DAY 07: MUNNAR - THEKKADY / PERIYAR

Drive to Thekkady / Periyar and get to your abode by afternoon. Scenic drive through the Western Ghats. Here again one can stay in splendid isolation on the edge of the game reserve and take in a range of activities that is of interest or opt for a resort in the area.Game viewing by boat in the Periyar reserve early evening.Jeep Safaris, Elephant rides, or trek into the forest with a naturalist to take in the flora and fauna & also visit the tribal villagers.

O /n at Resort

 

DAY 08: THEKKADY / PERIYAR

At Thekkady / Periyar and environs.Game viewing by boat or Jeep safari. Visit Kumily the bustling town with spice and local produce shops nearby or chill out in the peaceful surroundings of your abode .

O/n at Resort

 

DAY 09: PERIYAR - CARDOMOM HILLS / PALA

Drive after breakfast to your Homestay in the Cardomom Hills / Pala

The area abounds in cash crops and is idllyic and serene.An expose on the cash crops grown in the area & Cookery session on local cuisine can also be organised here .

O/n  at Cardomon Hills / Pala Homestay

 

DAY 10 : CARDOMOM HILLS / PALA

Day at Cardomom hills or Pala to take in the sights of interest and connect with your hosts and glean more about local culture, customs & cuisine.

O/n at Cardomom Hills / Pala Homestay

 

DAY 11: CARDOMOM HILLS / PALA -  HOUSEBOAT

Depart after breakfast for your overnight Houseboat cruise through the picturesque Keralan backwaters with crew and facilities. Board Houseboat by noon,cruise till eve, at safe moorings by sunset

O/n on houseboat .

 

DAY 12: HOUSEBOAT - BEACH / BACKWATER RESORT

Breakfast on houseboat, continue cruise and get to your disembarkation point for transfer by car to the resort of your choice. You can either spend the rest of your time at backwater resorts in Kumarakom , on the shores of the Vembanad Lake or at beach resorts near Alleppy or a wide array of beach resorts in the Kovalam area ( nr Trivandrum )

On at Backwater / Beach Resort

 

DAYS 13 & 14: BEACH / BACKWATER RESORT

At Backwater /  Beach Resort, Country boat & dugout rides, visit local areas of interest or time to chill out and relax with Ayurveda , Yoga coupled with sun, sea and sand.

O/n at Backwater / Beach Resort

 

DAY 15: INTL FLIGHT BACK

Transfer by car to Cochin or Trivandrum Airports to connect your flight back to UK / Europe.



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