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 TRAVANCORE COCHIN & MALABAR

Travancore, Cochin & Malabar ( 14 nights / 15 days )

A relaxed discovery of the three kingdoms that comprised the Kerala of old; staying at hideaways in the high ranges, plantation & heritage resorts coupled with a memorable houseboat cruise through the picturesque backwaters.

 

 

Day 00: INTL FLIGHT

Intl Flight UK / Europe to Kochi ( Cochin ) Several airlines fly this route;

Emirates, BA, Air india, Qatar Airways, Sri Lankan , Jet Airways & Gulf Air.

o/n on flight

 

Day 01:ARRIVE KOCHI (Cochin),

Arrive at Kochi by Intl Flight. Meet, assistance & transfer by car to heritage hotel. Day at leisure to relax. Evening,`Sunset cruise` around the harbour.

o/n at Heritage Hotel

 

Day 02: COCHIN

Morning proceed to the heritage area of Cochin for sightseeing.

Evening take in a Kathakali dance performance.

o/n at Heritage Hotel

 

Day 03: COCHIN - KUMARAKOM

Depart for backwater resort on the banks of the Vembanad Lake,

Serene & picturesque, country boat rides, explore bird sanctuary close by

o/n at backwater resort

 

Day 04: KUMARAKOM

At backwater resort, try ayurvedic rejuvenation or yoga

o/n at backwater resort

 

Day 05: HOUSEBOAT

Board your own Houseboat by noon for a memorable cruise through the Keralan backwaters with crew and facilities, safe moorings by sunset.

o/n on houseboat

 

Day 06: HOUSEBOAT- THEKKADY/PERIYAR

Cruise after breakfast, disembark from your houseboat and transfer by car to

Thekkady / Periyar game Reserve. Game viewing by boat in the evening

On at Resort / Eco lodge

 

Day 07: PERIYAR

At Periyar and environs. Elephant rides, visit Kumily the epicentre of the spice trade in the region or trek into the forest with a naturalist and meet the tribals.

o/n at resort / Eco lodge

 

Day 08: PERIYAY-MUNNAR

Depart for Munnar, the picturesque hill station with sprawling tea plantations blanketing the landscape.scenic drive

o/n at Plantation bungalow / Eco lodge

 

Day 09: MUNNAR

Ideal for walks, visit tea factory and museum or drive off to Eravikulam game sanctuary or other sights of interest

o/n at Plantation Bungalow / Eco Lodge

 

Day 10: MUNNAR - TOP SLIP (ANAMALAIS)

Depart after breakfast to Top Slip in the Anamalais; scenic and picturesque, nestled at the foot

of the Western Ghats to get there by early evening

o/n at Banyan Tree Eco lodge

 

Day 11: TOP SLIP

Chill out in the peaceful and serene surroundings, Game viewing / Jeep Safari at the adjacent game reserve.  Visit tribal villages

o/n at Banyan Tree Eco lodge

 

Day 12: TOP SLIP - VYTHIRI/WYNAD

Depart for Wynad /Vythiri, scenic and picturesque drive.

Ayurvedic rejuvenation and yoga                                        

o/n at resort

 

Day 13: Wynad /Vythiri

Walking & trekking, picturesque and tranquil. Localised sightseeing, Edakal Caves, Lakkidi, Soojipara Waterfalls or just relax in the evergreen & peaceful surroundings.

o/n at resort

 

DAY 14: VYTHIRI - COCHIN

Depart by car via Calicut to your resort / airport hotel near Cochin to get there by early

evening and for a good nights rest .

o/n at Airport Hotel / Resort.

 

Day 15: INTL FLIGHT

Transfer to Cochin airport to connect flight back to UK / Europe

 

Tour and Services End

 

 

 

 

 



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