Kerala Highlights & Ayurveda Therapy

9 Nights From £1200.00 per person, 2 sharing

Summary 

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

Itinerary  

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.

Your tour will include:

  • All accommodation (4* and 5*) with breakfast, luxury car with an English speaking driver to escort you throughout your trip.
  • One hour Ayurveda massage whilst at Kumarakom
  • Entrance to all excursions.
  • Our professional services from enquiry to your return.
  • TTA guarantee (Travel Trust Association)

All of our tours can be tailored to your individual requirements, we are always happy to arrange a bespoke tour.

*Flights not included.

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Sightseeing throughout your Kerala Moments tour

  • Cochin

    The ancient capital of Kerala and known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea, with its large natural harbour it was the hub of the Eastern spice trade.  The folk-law museum covers the fascinating history of Kerala, go and see the Chinese fishing nets at Port Kochi or Mattancherry Dutch Palace in Ernakulam built c1545. The options are many dependant on your time in Kochi. Go and watch the traditional Kathakali dancers, arrive early to see them prepare and put on their exotic make up.  It is a vibrant and historic part of Kerala’s past and a perfect start to your holiday in Kerala.

  • Munnar

    Visit the Western Ghats Mountain Hill Ranges, the upper hill region of Munnar was formally a resort for the British Raj and benefitting of cooler clean air. The hill sides are covered with working tea plantations, many that you can visit and learn about the tea making processes.  Explore Eravikulam National Park the home to the beautiful Lakkam Waterfalls.  The many hiking trails have walks suitable for both novice and experienced walkers, you can join a Jeep Safari or hire a cycle to explore the region.

  • Thekkady

    Discover Thekkady, tucked between the towering Western Ghats and the Savannah grasslands, there are many activities to be explore. Visit the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, take a boat ride on the Periyar lake and watch the wild life on the shore line, you may be lucky to catch sight of heard of elephant taking a drink at the waters edge.  Visit one of spice plantations of the area or you can take a jeep safari or join a walking tour taking in the wildlife, lush scenery, and revitalising clean air of the region.

  • Kumarakom

    Kumarakom in Kerala is reputedly one of the most beautiful villages in the world. Located on the shores of Lake Vembanand, this watery paradise is ideal for real relaxation. It is located on the Keralan backwaters and there is plenty to explore at this cultural village; visit the local bird sanctuary, kayaking and boating on the lake, see the Chinese fishing nets, visit Alleppey or the coastal waterways. There will also be the opportunity to visit an Ayurveda centre for a relaxing and therapeutic body massage.

     

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