Family Trip through Kerala

8 Nights Bed & Breakfast – From £980.00 per person, min 2 sharing.

Summary

A family tour will have something for everybody, plenty to keep children of all ages occupied whilst learning about new experiences and making memories to last a life time. With your private driver who will take away the stresses of travel together with amazing accommodation you can relax and enjoy this family experience.

Itinerary

Day 1:  You will be met at the airport and taken to your luxury Cochin accommodation, you will then be free to explore this vibrant harbour city.  

Day 2-3: After breakfast you will be driven to Kumarakom on the Keralan backwaters. There is plenty to explore and do here, the local bird sanctuary, kayaking and boating on the lake, visiting the old town of Alleppey or the coastal waterways. For the adults there will also be the opportunity to visit an Ayurvedic centre for a relaxing and therapeutic body massage.

Day 4: Your driver will arrange a time to collect you for the short journey to board your private Keralan houseboat and start your gentle cruise of the backwaters. You will be catered for by the on-board team, and will have plenty of time to relax and enjoy the passing scenery.

Day 5- 8: After breakfast you will disembark and take the drive into the foothills of the Western Ghats and the area of Thekkady. Here you will stay in your family lodge accommodation and explore the many activities available in the area, visiting Periyar wildlife sanctuary, boating on the large lake and looking out for the wildlife on the waters edge, you maybe lucky enough to spy a family of elephants. You can take a guided walking safari or a rugged jeep safari, hire bikes or visit local tea plantations.  There is so much to do and see in this beautiful area of Kerala.

Day 9: You will be collected by your driver and taking to the airport for your homeward flight. Alternatively you can extend your holiday with time at a beach, we would be happy to discuss the many options available to you.

This Family Trip through Kerala has something for everyone.

*Optional extras:  Treehouses in Munnar, Beach destination in Marari.

 

Your tour will include:

  • All accommodation (4* and 5*) with breakfast
  • Luxury car with personal English speaking driver to escort you throughout your trip.
  • Full board backwater cruise.
  • 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.

     

  • Marari

    Quiet and tranquil, Marari is a stunning beach location. Marari is a place of sun soaked sands and coconut trees and it is perfectly placed for relaxing at the end of your holiday.

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