Explore the vivid culture and cuisine of Kerala
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeDiscovery, Family
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Lush green tea plantations, aromatic spice plantations, and serene winding backwaters await you in Kerala. The famed beautiful flora and fauna of Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Lose yourself amidst the frothy waterfalls, rolling hills & lakes in Munnar. Hop on to one of the most popular tourist destinations in India.
- Meal Plan for Houseboat (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
- Airport/ Railway Station Transfers
- Parking/Toll/ Driver Bata/ Fuel cost
- GST/VAT/ Service Charges
- Sightseeing (All transfer & Sightseeing By A/C Innova)
- Air/Train fare
- All entry tickets
- Early check-in and late checkout
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions
- Boating/ other activities
- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Welcome to Cochin
Arrive at the Cochin international airport/railway station, start on your trip to captivating Munnar through picture-perfect scenery and sprawling tea gardens. On the way, relish the sightseeing attractions such as Cheeyappara Waterfalls and Valara waterfalls.
Sightseeing tour of Munnar
After a filling breakfast, get ready to leave for a full day sightseeing tour of Munnar. Visit Pothamedu, the sweeping Mattupetty and Kundala Dam, Echo Point, Eravikulam National Park, and Tea Museum along with enjoying a boating stint in the lake. Explore the local markets of Munnar for a little souvenir hunting. Later, return to the hotel for a lovely dinner and overnight stay.
Munnar to Thekkady & Jungle Safari
Post breakfast, before proceeding to Thekkady- a verdant paradise ideal for unwinding. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. In the evening, enjoy the scenic Periyar Lake, occasionally catching glimpses of rare varieties of birds and while enjoying a jungle safari in the Periyar National Park. Later, return to the hotel as the third day of your Kerala family trip itinerary ends with an overnight stay at Thekkady.
Thekkady to Alleppey
After a hearty and healthy breakfast, check out from the hotel and embark on the journey towards your next destination- Alleppey. Upon arrival, check into a houseboat, have a delicious lunch on the houseboat itself, and relax as it silently glides across the backwaters of Alleppey. Enjoy an overnight stay at the houseboat itself.
Return to Cochin city
Post breakfast in the houseboat. When the houseboat docks, disembark and transfer to Cochin via the beautiful serpentine roads. Reach Cochin, check into the hotel, and relax for a little bit. You can visit Marine Drive for a quick stroll. You can also visit the Jewish Synagogue, St.Francis Church, and Dutch Palace.
Have your fill of a delicious breakfast and then proceed to Cochin Airport or Railway Station for your onward journey back home.
This Kerala tour covers all the major attractions of God’s own country, and hence shopping is a must. In Munnar, shopping for fresh spices is a good option. In Thekkady, tourists can shop for wooden sculptures. The port city of Kochi offers beautiful Kanjeevaram silk saris — that are a must-buy, and in Alleppey, tourists can shop for colorful Kathakali masks.
While on a Kerala holiday, travelers can dine at the following famous restaurants in Kerala.
These are some of the best restaurants:
- Saravana Bhavan
- Bamboo Hut Restaurant
- Ariya Bhavan
- Chakara and Cassia restaurant
- Oceanos Restaurant
- Chillout café at Cherai Beach
ATMs are available in most urban areas and popular tourist places of Kerala including Kochi, Munnar, Alleppey, and Thekkady. However, travelers are suggested to carry sufficient cash with them to cover basic necessities.
The ideal time to visit Kerala is from June to August, which is the monsoon season. Also, if you want to indulge in various ayurvedic treatments, then this is the best time for you.
Here is the list of some must-have food while visiting Kerala:
- Malabar Parota
- Kerala Prawn Curry
- Puttu and Kadala Curry
- Kerala Style Fish Molee
- Naadan Beef Fry