Kerala with Taj-4
TRIVANDRUM- VARKALA- HOUSE BOAT- KUMARAKOM- PERIYAR- COCHIN
10 Days/09 Nights
Arrive at Trivandram
Proceed to Varkala
Arrive Trivandrum International Airport. On arrival, the guest will be met by our representative and proceed to Varkala "epitomize the notion of leisure tourism in Kerala" .
On arrival direct check into the hotel and relax.
Enjoy the fabulous dinner and overnight stay at hotel
Day -2 & Day 03
Full day for your disposal
The rest of the days is yours to chart an unforgettable beach holiday. Enjoy the laid back attractions of Varkala Beach. It is a quiet and isolated sandy expanse where you can have a relaxing beach holiday without the crowds and bustle of some of the busier beaches in Kerala.
Enjoy the dinner and overnight stay
On to Alleppey
Check into the House Boat
After early breakfast checkout from the hotel, and proceed to Alleppey "the perfect backwater retreat for tourists".
On arrival direct check into the Houseboat. Travelling through the backwaters of Kerala is a marvellous experience with the simple, unique pleasures it offers. Life on your houseboat will be interrupted by delightful surprises.
See some of the most spectacular backwater scenery in the world. Enjoy the excellent amenities of your boat.
Feel enchanted by the waterways and the charming views.
We continue our journey to Kumarakom .In the night, the boat drops anchor in the backwaters, signaling the beginning of a once-in-a-lifetime experience for you. Enjoy the fabulous sensations of mysterious night sounds.
Enjoy the marvelous dinner and overnight stay on the board.
Arrive at Kumarakom
Early morning the boat will reach at Kumarakom. After breakfast check out from the houseboat and directly check into the hotel and relax
Later we will visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary that adds to the natural beauty of Kumarakom. The sanctuary is located on the banks of the Vembanad Lake and is spread across 101 acres.
Enjoy the delicious dinner and overnight stay
On to periyar
After early breakfast, we proceed to periyar "A park where one can witness playful pachyderms"
On arrival direct check into the resort and relax in the serene and natural ambience of Kerala wilds. Shortly we resume to Tea Garden visit
Lare Enjoy a Boatng through Periyar & if you lucky,you can see herds of Elephent & other animals.
In the afternoon go for a spice plantation Tour to get explained the different verieties of Spices cultivated in Periyar.
Enjoy the fabulous dinner and Overnight stay
Periyar wild life sanctuary
Bullock cart Drive & Elephant Safari
In the Morning,we take you to enjoy a rather unusual way to discover the village life – Bullock Cart Safari
Board a covered bullock cart and head out to discover the village life in close vicinity of the reserve. This is tremendously enjoyable for those who love the slow movement of bullock carts.
If interested,in the afternoon Sitting atop the huge Elephants, tourists can feel themselves like a king of the erstwhile era on a trip to explore the jungles. It is quiet a nice way to see animals from a close range.
Enjoy the tasteful dinner and overnight stay
On to Cochin
After early breakfast, check out from the resort and proceed to Cochin "the commercial capital of Kerala is blending of the colonial past and the diversity of modern India".
On arrival direct check into the hotel and relax
Later we go for a country craft canal cruise out of suburban Cochin to the interiors. In course of your expedition, peep at the rural Kerala life from close quarters. Enjoy the peace.
In the evening enjoy with the a traditional Kathakali Dance show in a theatre
Enjoy the real taste of Kerala Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel
Sightseeing at Cochin
After breakfast, we will go for a full day sightseeing in and around Cochin – visit Dutch palace, Jew Town, Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church
This palace was originally built by the Portuguese in the 17th century. The Dutch palace has a fine collection of mural paintings depicting the scenes from the Hindu epics Mahabharata and Ramayana
Jew Town is a quarter of Cochin that dates back to the 2nd Centaury when Palestinian Jews fled persecution by the Romans. Jew Town is the area around Jewish Synagogue and a center of the Cochin spice trade
It was originally built in 1568, destroyed by the Portuguese in 1662 and rebuilt by the Dutch in 1664. Jewish Synagogue features a gold pulpit, hand painted floor tiles, Belgian chandeliers, interlocking pews and a ladies gallery
St. Francis Church
It is the oldest church built by European in India. It is said that the Portuguese trader, Vasco da Gama was buried in the St. Francis Church. In spite of that the exact place where he was buried has been marked out inside the church
Enjoy the most traditional Kerala Cuisine and over night stay at your Hotel
Transfer to the airport for onward flight
Return Back with Wonderful Memories
Morning check out from the Hotel, we take you at the airport to catch you flight back to your Motherland. Return to your homeland with the marvelous memories of your tour…
Here comes the end of a Mesmerizing tour!!!!!!!
Varkala (03 N)
Taj Garden Retreat
House Boat (01 N)
Taj Garden Retreat
Taj Garden Retreat
Cochin (02 N)
Transport(Up to 02-04 Pax)
A/C Toyota Innova or Similar
The Vehicle will be with the guests through out the Tour. They can make it use round the Clock if needed.
Well experienced English speaking Driver cum Guide will be appointed for the Tour, who can also act as an Escort.
One Driver, one Vehicle for the entire Tour .If there is no Land journey break in the Tour, the same Driver & Vehicle will be with the guests for the entire journey.
Mobile communication facility with the Driver can be used by the guests to communicate with our office as and when needed.
In all Hotels & Resorts Food will be on Bed & Breakfast Basis (CP) unless specified But if Houseboat is included in the Tour, three times Meals will be served onboard as there is no chance to get Food from elsewhere.
The Guests have to specify the Type of Food they need before they check into the Houseboat.
Tours & Cruises
Ø Visit Varkala Beach
Ø Houseboat Cruise & night stay in Houseboat
Ø Visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Ø Visit Periyar Wild Life Sanctuary
Ø Boating in periyar
Ø Enjoy country craft cruise
Ø Visit Dutch palace, Jew Town, Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church
Ø Kathakali show at Cochin.
Entry Fees, Service & other Taxes, Toll Charges, Bata & Night halting Charges, Local Guides at Selected locations
Airport tax, Air fares, Food cost other than specified, Phone call charges & other personnel expenses of the Guests.
Package price/Person in EURO & INR(Based on Twin share)
Period of Validity
1st Oct'10 to 15th April'11
16th April'11 to 30th Sept'11
(Additional surcharge for booking from 22nd Dec '10 to 5th Jan'11)
1)You can upgrade the Hotel at Cochin to Taj Malabar with an extra cost .
2) You can Enjoy this full package in reverse order with out any extra cost.