9 Nights From £1200.00 per person, 2 sharing
Your Kerala Trip will start when you are met at the airport by your personal driver and transported to your Cochin hotel for one night. From there you will start your tour that includes the hills and low lands of the Western Ghats, visiting a tea plantation, wildlife sanctuary and looking out for wildlife whilst taking a boat trip. You will then spend time in the backwaters where you can choose your Ayurveda treatments followed by a night cruising the backwaters on your house boat. Once your tour has ended you will be taken to your chosen beach resort for four nights rest and relaxation
Day 1: You will be met at the airport and taken to your luxury Cochin accommodation for one night, you will then be free to explore this vibrant harbour city.
Day 2-3: Your driver will collect you for the drive up into the area of Munnar. During you two night stay in the area you could choose to go walking, visit tea plantations, take a jeep safari or just relax in the clean fresh hill air.
Day 4 -5: In the morning you will be collected for the descent to Thekkady in the foothills of the Western Ghats, you can visit the Periyar wildlife sanctuary and take the boat trip on the large inland lake where you may be lucky enough to see elephants and other wildlife drinking at the water’s edge or take a gentle trek through the stunning local scenery.
Day 6: Today you join your houseboat in Alleppey and embark on your cruise of the back waters, you will glide along in your houseboat and be catered for by the on-board staff serving your inclusive meals and refreshments. Sit back as the scenic views slowly change and spend the nights sleeping peacefully on the gentle waters.
Day 7-9: Today you drive to Kumarakom on the Kerala backwaters, a hamlet on the banks of Lake Vembanad. Take the opportunity to relax and enjoy local Ayurvedic treatments, soothing body massages and getting your body balanced and refreshed whilst taking in the natural beauty of this unique area. You can also choose to partake in the water sports available including hiring a Kayak and taking it out on the lake.
Day 10: You will be collected in the morning to return to Cochin for your flight home, alternatively you can extend your stay and we can arrange for you to be taken to your chosen beach resort.