Adventure Kerala - 3N/4D
Trip at a Glance
Day 1: Cochin - Thekkady
Day 2: Thekkady
Day 3: Thekkady - Cochin
Day 4: Departure
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Day 1 Cochin - Thekkady
Arrive at Cochin International IPR Representative will meet you as you EXIT the ARRIVALS TERMINAL building after which you would be transferred to Thekkady, which is also known as Periyar (130 KMS /05 Hours).
Upon arrival, proceed for check-in at your hotel.
Afternoon, proceed to Periyar National Park to view the wildlife by boats. (Optional )
Set in the heart of the Cardamom Hills of Kerala the Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve, offers a rare opportunity to enjoy South India’s wild life and beauty. The park has a picturesque lake at the heart of the sanctuary. Herds of elephant and sambar, Gaur and wild pigs and wander down to the lakeside and can be observed from the launches that cruise the lake. Periyar also harbours the leopard, wild dog, barking deer and mouse deer. On the rocky outcrops along the lake, monitor lizards can be seen basking in the sun. Return to the hotel after your boat ride.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 2 Thekkady
After the breakfast full day for little relax and easy sightseeing, Bamboo rafting, an Elephant ride, Ayurvedic massage , Elephant Ride, Bamboo Rafting and an evening cultural show of any Kerala traditional art forms (Optional). You will get the premium spices like pepper, cardamom, cinnamon and many others directly from the plantation zone with no chemicals, preservatives and harmful processing. Overnight stay at the resort and an early sleep will help you prepare for a morning transfer to Cochin Airport.
Over Night stay at hotel.
Day 3 Thekkady | Cochin
AFTER BREAKFAST Check out from the hotel and transfer to Cochin (175km 05hrs) drive. On arrival check in to the hotel.
Half-day sightseeing tour of Cochin. You will first proceed to Mattancherry, where you will visit the oldest Jewish Synagogue in India (Closed on Friday and Saturday) built by a thriving Jewish community in 1568 A.D. Now the community has dwindled in numbers, however the synagogue is beautifully preserved.. The Dutch Palace (Closed on Friday) at Mattancherry was built in 1555 and its coronation hall and murals at Ramayana are noteworthy features. From Jewish Synagogue you will visit Chinese fishing nets. The cantilevered fishing nets line the entrance to the harbour mouth..
Continue your tour to the St. Francis Church (Closed on Sunday during Mass), originally named after Santo Antonio and dedicated to him as the Patron Saint of Portugal. Five Portuguese priests who arrived with Albuquerque built St. Francis church in 1510. This church, said to be the oldest European church built in India, was the original burial site of Vasco da Gama in 1524. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 4 Departure
After breakfast check out from the Hotel and drive to Cochin. Later transfer to Cochin International airport for your flight for onward destination.
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Accommodation in well-appointed rooms with TWN/DBL room basis.
Assistance, toll, taxes
Transport services as per itinerary by A/C Medium Car for Package .
Daily Breakfast in Hotels
All Meals in House Boat
Guides / Entrances
Extra Supplements from Hotels.
Meals other than specified.
Items of personal nature viz. telephone calls, drinks, laundry bills, etc.
Anything which is not mentioned under “INCLUDES” header
05% Government Service Tax.
Validity: From 01st October to March 31st. Diwali & Christmas Peak season supplementary hike as per actual basis.
Above rate are net and non-commissionable to you.
Cost is based on 02 passengers travelling.
Check in 1400 hrs. and check out 1200hrs
Rooms in Munnar and Thekkady are Non Air Conditioned due to their High Altitude.
All meals inclusive for 1 night on the houseboat.
Air Conditioning operational times in AC Deluxe Houseboat will be from 09:00 pm to 06:00 am.
Air Conditioning operational times in AC Premium Houseboat will be from check in to check out.
Houseboat cruising time will be from 12:30 - 05:00 pm and 08:00 am to 09:00 am.
Dutch palace (Closed on Fridays) 08.00Hrs- 17.00Hrs
Jewish synagogue (Closed on Friday, Saturdays) 10.00Hrs-13.00 & 15.00hrs-17.00hrs)
St. Francis church (Closed on Sundays) 09.30hrs-17.00hrs
David hall- (Closed on Monday) 09.30hrs-17.00hrs
Indo Portuguese museum (Closed on Mondays)
Santa cruz basilica (Closed on Sunday)
Spice market (Closed on Sunday)
All Monuments and Museum closed on Monday and Public holidays
Rooms are subject to available at the time of booking.
Keeping with the heightened security procedures at all hotels and House boat/Day cruise we request all guests to carry a photo-identity with address proof to present at check-in. Foreign nationals are required to present their Passport and valid visa. Indian nationals can present any one of the following: Passport, Driving License, Voter ID card, Aadhaar Card or Bank Pass Book with Photograph. Pan cards are not allowed.
Air - condition is switched off in hilly regions.
Early check-ins or late check-outs will be subject to availability and charged as per hotel policy.
The rates are valid for the dates of travel and hotels as indicated
In case of any change in the dates of travel, amendment or rerouting of itinerary, change in hotels/room types, the costs will vary accordingly.
In the event of circumstances/situations such as road blockage due to strike/agitation, natural calamities, sickness evacuation, delay/cancellation of train/flight etc. Also, due to monsoon rains and extreme weather patterns journey time can vary enormously at all times of year, which is beyond our control
05 % GST Excluded.