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Classic Kerala Itinerary
Kerala is swaying coconut palms fringing endless stretches of sandy beach, life playing out as you glide by on a houseboat on the world famous backwaters, rolling green tea plantations, heady spice plantations, wildlife sanctuaries, delectable south Indian food and guaranteed sunshine all combine to make up this itinerary which takes in all the best-loved highlights of God's Own Country.
Cochin | Munnar | Periyar | Houseboat | Mararikulam
- The laid back fort area in Cochin, its Chinese Fishing Nets, café’s, art galleries and great restaurants.
- Visit Munnar to discover how leaves from a simple bush are harvested to make the world’s most popular drink, tea!
- Explore the spice plantations and the wildlife sanctuary in Periyar.
- Relax as you glide by life unchanged for centuries from your houseboat on the Backwaters.
- End your journey with a few days on a beautiful beach.
|Day 01||Arrive in to Cochin where you will be met and transferred to the hotel.||Cochin|
|Day 02||Explore the charming old fort area of Kerala, the spice markets, Chinese Fishing Nets, Synagogue and galleries and cafes. It’s a wonderful place to while away the day.||Cochin|
|Day 03||Transfer by road to Munnar, now famous for its tea, cardamom and wildlife sanctuary.||Munnar|
|Day 04||Visit a tea factory to discover how the world’s most popular drink is made. In the afternoon, head for a hike in the wildlife sanctuary or surrounding hills.||Munnar|
|Day 05||Transfer by road to Periyar. In the afternoon, visit a spice plantation.||Periyar|
|Day 06||A day at leisure to experience some of the unique activities in the area such as a trek in the wildlife reserve or try bamboo rafting.||Periyar|
|Day 07||Transfer by road Alleppey to board your houseboat. Enjoy the afternoon exploring the canals before mooring for a night on board.||Houseboat|
|Day 08||Spend the morning cruising the backwaters. In the afternoon, you will be collected and transferred by road to Marari Beach. Rest of the day at leisure.||Mararikulam|
|Day 09||Day at leisure at the beach.||Mararikulam|
|Day 10||Day at leisure at the beach.||Mararikulam|
|Day 11||Transfer to the airport for your connecting flight.|