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Kerala Tourism Guide
All you need to know before planning an exotic holiday in the land of spices & houseboats.
Indulge in Kerala tourism to experience one of the most favored destinations for all travelers. The myriad of experiences that await you will surely make your trip a memorable affair. Tourists from various countries and walks of life visit the state for a rendezvous with nature and culture. Be it a honeymoon, a solo journey or a family vacation, a trip to Kerala satiates everyone’s wanderlust. This Kerala tourism guide provides all the information you need so that you can plan your trip smartly and explore all that this place has to offer to your heart’s content. So, grab a Kerala tourism map and start exploring the serene backwaters and the verdant plantations in Kerala.
Tourism in Kerala is not just limited to lush green pastures, spice plantations, ayurvedic massages, tea gardens and houseboats gliding on calm backwaters. It also bewitches travelers with its rare wildlife, ancient temples, rocky beaches, bejeweled elephants, delectable dishes, smoothly draped gold and white saris and the cities steeped in history and a multi-cultural hue. Munnar, Kochi, Periyar National Park, Vembanad Lake, Alappuzha, and Anamudi Peak are some of the best Kerala tourism destinations.
Kerala, a unique destination, also called “God’s own country” ,offers travelers unparalleled experiences, where you can enjoy the Indo Dutch architecture of Fort Cochin, the lush green hill stations of Munnar, enchanting woods and wildlife of Thekkady and the timeless beauty of the palm fringed beaches of Kovalam. Holiday in Kerala takes you through all of this and much more, and even gives you a chance to spend an overnight on a traditional Houseboat, while cruising through the backwaters bordering the Vembanad Lake.
When To Go:- Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec.
Arrival in CochinOn arrival at the Cochin Airport/Railway Station, our tour representative helps you with an assisted transfer to your hotel. Also known as the ‘Queen of the Arabian Sea’, Cochin or Kochi is one of the most famous cities of Kerala state. The city is dotted with several popular tourist attractions. As you reach the hotel, complete the check-in formalities. Now, you can relax for some time. In the evening, you can visit the local market where you can get your hands on some excellent spices, handicraft items and nuts.Visit to the church is followed by a visit to the Dutch Palace, also known as the Mattancherry Palace. This palace is known for its attractive murals, Palanquins and other ancient possessions. Overnight stay.Accommodation: Available Hotels (Discussed with Expert)
Cochin To munnar130kms/4hrs Approx After breakfast on the 2th day of tour, have an early morning safari inside the Eravikulam National Park where you can spot several exotic animal species such as Tiger, Leopard, Nilgiri Tahr, Indian bison and more. This national park is also known for owing a rich biodiversity with high elevation shoal-grassland ecosystem. Enjoy the wonderful weather and treat your eyes to the lovely lush viewsAccommodation: Bella Vista Resorts Munnar, AT WOOD RESORT MUNNAR Type: 3 Star
Munnar – Thekkady98kms/2hrs After breakfast proceed to Thekkady, one of the most popular Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve. On arrival, check-into the hotel. Relax for some time. Afternoon is scheduled for Motor Boat Ride on the Periyar Lake for sightseeing. One of the most popular national parks in Kerala, Periyar is home to a decent variety of Indian Elephants and Tigers, Nilgiri Tahr, Indian giant squirrel and as many as 265 species of birds. Stay overnight at the hotelAccommodation: Hotel Karar Garden Thekkady, MONSOON RETREATS Thekkady Type: 4 Star, 3 Star Type: 4 Star, 3 Star
Thekkady – Alleppey128kms/3hrs After breakfast, check-out and proceed to Alleppey, now known as Alappuzha. On arrival, go on-board a luxury houseboat/Hotel. Alleppey is known as the ‘Venice of the East’ and has some wonderful backwater routes. Evening enjoy the sunset at Alleppey Beach. Overnight stay at Alleppey Hotel/Resort.Accommodation: Alleppey Prince Hotel, Love shore cruise Alleppey Type: 4 Star, 3 Star Type: 3 Star
Alleppey- Kovalam159kms/4hrs Watch sunrise and drive to Kovalam. Start the road journey to the lovely beach town of Kovalam. On Arrival, complete the check-in. Take rest for a while. Thereafter, you can either visit the tranquil crescent-shaped Kovalam beach, comprising of Hawa Beach, Lighthouse Beach and Samudra Beach for partaking in water sports like swimming, surfing, kayaking etc. Spend some time on the beach, Return to the hotel and overnight stay. Accommodation: Hill & Sea View Ayurvedic Beach Resort Kovalam, HAWAH BEACH RESORT KOVALAM Type: 3 Star Type: 4 Star, 3 Star
Day return to MunnarDeparture for sightseeing After breakfast is for sightseeing tour of Munnar. Sightseeing destinations includes eravikulam national park (Raja Malai), mattupetty dam, tea estates, eco point, spice plantation, rose garden, photo point, honey bee tree, tea museum, Blossom Park, kundale dam and top station. You can also enjoy boating in the Lake, rock climbing, trekking (optional). Overnight stay at Munnar.Accommodation: Bella Vista Resorts Munnar, Available Hotels (Discussed with Expert) Type: 3 Star
Day of Departure to your Sweet HomeCochin/Trivendrum
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- Meal Programs and all activities as per the telephonic discussion .
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- Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls, Guide Fee & Camera Fees, Monument Fees.