Month: February 2015

Kerala Varkala Beach Tours

Number of Days: 8N / 9D
Destinations Covered: 2 Nights Varkala, 1 Night Houseboat, 1 Night Kumarakom, 1 Night Periyar, 2 Nights Munnar + 1 Night Cochin


Tour Cost – 2 Adults In INR 

APR-SEPVarkala HotelsKumarakom HotelsHouseboatPeriyar HotelsMunnar HotelsCochin Hotels
Deluxe 40500Deshadan Resort – Standard RoomKumarakom Lagoon-DeluxeKerala Houseboats -Aqua MelodyRanger Woods /Periyar MeadowsGreat Escape Executive roomWyte Fort-Std room
Super-Deluxe 46000Sanctum SpringBackwater Ripples garden viewKerala Houseboats -Aqua MelodyWild Corridoon- Deluxe roomFort Munnar –Lake viewAvenue Regent-Std room


Costs of Children (between 5 and 12 yrs)

  • with Extra bed 25 % of Couple cost.
  • without Extra bed 20 % of Couple cost. 

Travel to Varkala Keralaincludes

  • Transportation using A/C Car (Indica) as per the itinerary below, inclusive of fuel, parking Toll Driver allowance
  • Accommodation in specified hotels
  • Daily breakfast
  • Houseboat cruises – (1 Room in 3 or 4 Bedroom Aqua melody luxury full time A/c Houseboat)
  • All meals in Houseboat
  • All applicable Taxes 

Note :

  • 01 Bedroom separate Houseboat (Ac from 9.00 pm to 6.00 am only)
  • In case of A/c not working due to any technical faults difference between A/c and Non A/c Charges will be refunded

Travel to Varkala Kerala does not includes

  • Any transportation which is not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Lunch/Dinner at hotels ,Room service , Telephone calls laundry Any portage at airports and hotels, tips, insurance, wine, mineral water, telephone charges, guide

Travel to Varkala Kerala- Itinerary

Day : 01 Trivandrum / Cochin û Varkala beach
Your Travel to Varkala kerala starts on Arrival at Trivandrum/Cochin airport, Transfer to Varkala beach ( 45 km/ 1 hrs from Trivandrum & 220 K M /6 hrs from Cochin) check in at hotel rest of the day at leisure on the beach ,enjoy the scene of Arabian waves embracing virgin sands in Kerala -Gods own country. Overnight stay at Hotel Varkala.Varkala Beach is one of the most isolated Beaches in Kerala. Away from the noise and tensions of daily life, the beach proves to be an ideal haven for those in need of one. Swinging palm trees above and soft sands beneath you feet, promises you a rejuvenating vacation. Popular for many things, the Varkala Beach Resort is widely known for mineral springs near the beach which is believed to have some medicinal properties, thus witnessing a large number of people coming all year to drink and bathe in the mineral springs.

Day : 02 Varkala beach
AM: 0900 Hrs breakfast visit the 800-year old Janardhana temple, dedicated to Ayyappan and Hanuman, atop the hill has brought a sobriquet for the region, Southern Kasi (Benares). Afternoon enjoy the quite beautifull Papanasam beach which is a perfect place to watch the sunset or relax gazing at the horizon. The area is covered with coconut palms This beach is bordered by high cliffs. Right below this cliff is the 500 -meter stretch beaches. Overnight at Varkala.

Day : 03 Varkala – Kumarakom
0900 Hrs after breakfast check out from Hotel and we drive down to Kumarakom (140 Kms / 3.5 Hrs). On arrival at Kumarakom visit the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary and later 

check in at hotel in, Evening go for Sunset cruise (optional) or enjoy the beauty of backwater by just relaxing near Vembanadu Lake.On the shores of the enchanting vembanad lake , 14 km form Kottayam , lies kumarakom a small-town .the most interesting area in the backwater is the ‘Kuttanad’ region called rice bowl of kerala .Kumarakom is just one little village in this region on the banks of the beautiful vembanad lake .The village of kumarakom is a cluster of little island s on the vembanad lake .& is a part of the kuttanad region .The bird sanctuary in kumarakom is spread across 14 acres is a favourite haunt of migratory birds & ornithologist’s paradise.

Day 04 Alleppey- Houseboat 
Morning at leisure at resort, 1230 hrs checks in at houseboat. Rest of the day at leisure on the House Boat. Sit back and relax while the boat cruises through the narrow serene backwater canals of Kumarakom & Alleppey and seen in breathing green, the village slumbers by the Vembanadu Lake. On cruise scenery flashes up vivid contrasts of lush green and deep blues. As the boat glider along the gorgeous green of the fringed palms the ripples in the blue water blend in to little wavelets. Lunch, Evening Tea/Coffee with snacks, dinner and Overnight stay on House Boat. 

Day 05 Houseboat-Periyar-145KM/4hrs 
AM at leisure on House Boat experience the pollution free air and after a good breakfast at 0900 Hrs check out from houseboat On arrival at Thekkady check into Hotel. Thekkady is one of India’s most fascinating natural wildlife sanctuaries , where you can watch wildlife sanctuaries , where you can watch wildlife at close range .The vegetation the flora & fauna and the birds of Thekkady are uniquely rich vast & varied that it does not bear semblance to any other wildlife sanctuaries in the world .even a casual visitor to the place will not fail to observe the special ecological pattern of thekkady.In the periyar forest of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserve in India & spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations & hill towns that hold great opportunities for treks & mountain walks.A cruise on through the water of periyar lake around which the wild-life sanctuary is situated offers a soul – stirring pleasant experience . After noon at leisure ,overnight at hotel.

Day : 06 Houseboat – Munnar 
AM at leisure on House Boat experience the pollution free air and after a good breakfast at 0900 Hrs check out from houseboat. And we take you to Munnar (180 Kms / 5 Hrs) Munnar is situated at the confluence of three mountain streams – Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. 1600 m above sea level, this hill station was the summer resort of the British Government in South India. Sprawling tea plantations, picture-book towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities make Munnar a popular hill station. Among the exotic flora found in the forests and grasslands here is the Neelakurinji. This flower which bathes the hills in blue once every twelve years will bloom next in 2006 AD. Munnar also has the highest peak in South India, Anamudi, which towers over 2695 m. Anamudi is an ideal spot for trekking.. On arrival at Munnar check into Hotel.. Overnight stay in Hotel, Munnar

Day 07 Munnar sightseeing 
After breakfast we take you for a full day sightseeing trip of Munnar -which is a nature lover’s paradise with endless teagardens lakes on western ghat hills; basically it is a tea town. covering – Mattupetty Lake & Dam, Echo Point, Kundale Lake, Blossom Garden, Rajamalai – offering a spectacular view, Eravikulam Wildlife sanctuary, home of Nilgiry Thar( very rare mountain goat), considering the ecological faunal, floral, geo- morphological and zoological significant & Tea Plantation. Later return to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 08 Munnar -, Sight seeing 
After breakfast we will transfer you to Hotel in Cochin .The revered city of Kochi (long known as Cochin), is Kerala’s prime tourist destination, spread across islands and promontories in a stunning location between the Arabian Sea and the backwaters. There’s a saying in Malayalam that a man who sees Kochi soon forgets his wife. So seductive is Kochi (formerly called Cochin before it got abbreviated to a sneeze, thanks to some linguistic jingoism) that it has long served to tempt voyagers and travelers form all over the globe. The successive influences of the Portuguese, the Dutch and the British have coated Kochi in a shroud of cultural influences that add to the unique ambience, best exemplified by the fascinating samples of Indo-European architecture that dot the older parts of the city.After relaxation go for a half day sightseeing of Cochin, Visit the famous Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Jews Street, St.Francis church, Chinese fishing net – are huge cantilevered fishing net & the indo-Portuguese Museum. Later transfer you back to Hotel. Overnight stay in Hotel.

Day 09 Departure :
Enjoy your breakfast at hotel and later transfer to hotel, End of the tour and service.

Details of Cancellation Charges 
If booking Cancelled before

  • 15 days – 5 % of the tour cost
  • 7 days – 10 % of the tour cost
  • 2 days – 25 % of the tour cost
  • Less than 2 days – 100 % of the tour cost 
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Kerala Tour Package

Number of Days: 7N / 8D
Destinations Covered: : Munnar – Thekkady – Kumarakoam – Houseboat – Kovalam


Tour Cost – 2 Adults In INR 

APR-SEPMunnar HotelThekkady HotelsKumarakom  HotelsAlleppey HouseboatsKovalam Hotels
Superior 32000Blue Bells Munnar-Plantation ViewJungle Park Resort-DeluxeKumarakom Lagoon -DeluxeKerala Houseboats -Aqua MelodySagara Beach resort
Deluxe 35000Great Escape Executive roomRanger Woods /Grand Thekkady std roomKumarakom Lagoon -DeluxeKerala Houseboats -Aqua MelodyCountry Spa resort
Sup.Deluxe 38000Fort Munnar-Lake View RoomThekkady Wild Corridor-Deluxe RoomBack water ripples-Garden view roomKerala Houseboats -Aqua MelodyIsoladi Cocco- Standard room


Costs of Children (between 5 and 12 yrs)

  • with Extra bed 25 % of Couple cost.
  • without Extra bed 20 % of Couple cost. 

Best of Kerala tour cost includes

  • Transportation using A/C Car (Indica) as per the itinerary below, inclusive of fuel, parking Toll Driver allowance
  • Accommodation in specified hotels
  • Daily breakfast
  • Houseboat cruises – (1 Room in 3 or 4 Bedroom Aqua melody luxury full time A/c Houseboat)
  • All meals in Houseboat
  • All applicable Taxes 

Note :

  • In case of A/c not working due to any technical faults difference between A/c and Non A/c Charges will be refunded

Best of Kerala tour cost does not includes

  • Any transportation which is not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Lunch/Dinner at hotels, Room service, Telephone calls laundry Any portage at airports and hotels, tips, insurance, wine, mineral water, telephone charges, guide charges, boating charges, entrance fees and all items of personal nature
  • Any services not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.

Kerala Tour Package Itinerary

Day: 01: Cochin -Munnar
Best of Kerala Tpour starts on arrival in Cochin .ur representative will meet you, and we take you to Munnar (140 Kms / 04 Hrs).Munnar is situated at the confluence of three mountain streams – Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. 1600 m above sea level, this hill station was the summer resort of the British Government in South India. Sprawling tea plantations, picture-book towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities make Munnar a popular hill station. Among the exotic flora found in the forests and grasslands here is the Neelakurinji. This flower which bathes the hills in blue once every twelve years will bloom next in 2006 AD. Munnar also has the highest peak in South India, Anamudi, which towers over 2695 m. Anamudi is an ideal spot for trekking. On arrival at Munnar check into Hotel.. Overnight stay in Hotel, Munnar.

Day 02 Munnar sightseeing 
After breakfast we take you for a full day sightseeing trip of Munnar -which is a nature lover’s paradise with endless teagardens lakes on western ghat hills; basically it is a tea town. covering – Mattupetty Lake & Dam, Echo Point, Kundale Lake, Blossom Garden, Rajamalai – offering a spectacular view, Eravikulam Wildlife sanctuary, home of Nilgiry Thar( very rare mountain goat), considering the ecological faunal, floral, geo- morphological and zoological significant & Tea Plantation. Later return to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 03 Munnar – Thekkady – Thekkady Sightseeing 
AM: 0900 Hrs check out from Hotel after breakfast and move to Thekkady (120 kms / 4 Hrs). Check into Hotel at Thekkady.Thekkady is one of India’s most fascinating natural wildlife sanctuaries , where you can watch wildlife sanctuaries , where you can watch wildlife at close range .The vegetation the flora & fauna and the birds of Thekkady are uniquely rich vast & varied that it does not bear semblance to any other wildlife sanctuaries in the world .even a casual visitor to the place will not fail to observe the special ecological pattern of thekkady.In the periyar forest of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserve in India & spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations & hill towns that hold great opportunities for treks & mountain walks.A cruise on through the water of periyar lake around which the wild-life sanctuary is situated offers a soul – stirring pleasant experience . 

After refreshing go for a spice plantation Tour to see crops of cardamom cinnamon, pepper, coffee, tea estate (Optional) & later for boating in the Periyar lake- its centre piece of Periyar Wildlife sanctuary also Periyar Tiger reserve, man made lake of the height of 2000 ft, enjoying view the wildlife at the Periyar tiger reserve (Optional). Later return to hotel for overnight stay in hotel.

Day 04 Thekkady – Kumarakom sightseeing
After breakfast, check out from Hotel and we drive down to Kumarakom (145 Kms / 4 Hrs). On arrival at Kumarakom, check in at the hotel.On the shores of the enchanting vembanad lake, 14 km form Kottayam , lies kumarakom a small-town .the most interesting area in the backwater is the ‘Kuttanad’ region called rice bowl of kerala .Kumarakom is just one little village in this region on the banks of the beautiful vembanad lake. The village of kumarakom is a cluster of little island s on the vembanad lake .& is a part of the kuttanad region. The bird sanctuary in kumarakom is spread across 14 acres is a favourite haunt of migratory birds & ornithologist’s paradise. After refreshing visit the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary ( famous for migratory and local birds), Evening go for Sunset cruise (optional) or enjoy the beauty of backwater by just relaxing near Vembanadu Lake.

Day 05 Kumarakom Houseboat
Morning at leisure at resort, 1230hrs checks in at houseboat. Rest of the day at leisure on the House Boat. Sit back and relax while the boat cruises through the narrow serene backwater canals of Kumarakom & Alleppey and seen in breathing green, the village slumbers by the Vembanadu Lake. On cruise scenery flashes up vivid contrasts of lush green and deep blues. As the boat glider along the gorgeous green of the fringed palms the ripples in the blue water blend in to little wavelets. Lunch, Evening Tea/Coffee with snacks, dinner and Overnight stay on House Boat. 

Day 06 Houseboat – Kovalam 

Morning at leisure on House Boat experience the pollution free air and after a good breakfast at 0900 Hrs check out from houseboat and we transfer you to Kovalam (190 Kms / 4.5 Hrs) this journey is through costal areas with coconut trees and view of lagoons and palm fringed Arabian sea. On arrival at Kovalam check into HotelKovalam is an internationally renowned beach with three adjacent crescent beaches. A massive rocky promontory on the beach has created a beautiful bay of calm water ideal for sea bathing. The most popular and largest beach is Lighthouse Beach, aptly named for its 30-meter lighthouse, which features a stunning site – the Vizhinjam mosque. For a less crowded beach, visit Samudra Beach, with ample coconut trees and great views of the local fishermen at work.Rest of the day at leisure on the beach at Kovalam. Enjoy the scene of Arabian waves embracing virgin sands in Kerala -Gods own country. Overnight stay at Hotel, Kovalam.

Day 07 Kovalam – Trivandruum Sightseeing
After breakfast we take you for a full day sightseeing trip of of Trivandrum (capital of Kerala) at 0900 Hrs. Visit: The Napier Museum, Kuthiramalika Museum, Sri Padmanabha Temple afternoon relax at on the beach Overnight stay at Hotel, Kovalam.

Day: 08: Departure
AM: At leisure, later we will pick up from Hotel and transfer you to Trivandrum – airport / Railway station. End of Best of Kerala Tour / services.

Details of Cancellation Charges of Best of Kerala Tour 
If booking Cancelled before

  • 15 days – 5 % of the tour cost
  • 7 days – 10 % of the tour cost
  • 2 days – 25 % of the tour cost
  • Less than 2 days – 100 % of the tour cost 
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