S$1150 per pax for 6 Night Kerala Tour to Kochi, Munnar, Allepey and Kovalam. (Worth S$1600)
S$1150 per pax for 6 Night Kerala Tour to Kochi, Munnar, Allepey and Kovalam. (Worth S$1600) – Private Tour
|Standard Hotels||Travancore Court||Silver Tips/Sienna Village||Deluxe Houseboat||Travancore Heritage|
Cost Includes :
- Airport transfers and all transport costs in chartered transport as per the itinerary from Cochin airport to Cochin Airport.
- Hotels as indicated in the itinerary with all meals as shown in the itinerary.
- One night stay in Deluxe houseboat with 9 pm to 6 am air conditioned room provided
- 1000 ml of bottled water per person per day.
- Entrance charges to the places of interest as mentioned in the itineraries in Kerala including Kathakali Dance performance.
- One local phone with local SIM with Rs.100/- value added in the mobile with all important numbers feed in phone for emergency use.
- Odyssey Manager* from Cochin airport to Cochin airport.
Cost Excludes :
- International airfare, fuel surcharge and airport taxes.
- Indian visa, travel, medical & evacuation insurance, medical and evacuation expenses if any.
- All expenses of personal nature like drinks, telephone calls etc.
- And any other expenses paid due to any change in dates and itinerary.
Day 01: SINGAPORE – COCHIN
Fly to Cochin. On arrival met by your representative and transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 02: COCHIN
Cochin – ‘Queen of the Arabian’ Sea is the commercial capital of Kerala. Cochin has one of the finest natural harbors in the world. After breakfast city tour of Cochin, a gentle stroll along the small alleys and streets of fort Kochi by visiting the ancient Chinese fishing nets along the beach, admire the setting Sun in the back drop of Arabian Sea. Visit the Dutch Palace, the Jewish Synagogue (which is closed on Saturdays), St. Francis Church and the Santa Cruz Basilica. The tour ends in the Fort Kochi area where you can walk through the historical Dutch and Portuguese buildings. Some parts of this nearly 500-year-old Fort are still amazingly well preserved.
Evening for the Kathakali Dance show in the nearby performance centre . This is India”s most spectacular dance forms, based on stories from Ramayana and Mahabharata. The dancers are elaborately made up with paint and masks, accompanied with drummers and musicians. Overnight stay Cochin. (B)
Day 03: COCHIN – MUNNAR (128 KM, 4 hours drive)
After breakfast, drive around 4 hours to reach Munnar – breathtakingly beautiful – a haven of peace and tranquility – the idyllic tourist destination in God’s own country. Set at an altitude of 6000 ft in Idukki district, Munnar was the favored summer resort of the erstwhile British rulers in the colonial days. Unending expanse of tea plantations – pristine valleys and mountains- exotic species of flora and fauna in its wild sanctuaries and forests – aroma of spice scented cool air. (B)
Day 04: MUNNAR
A day to explore Munnar and places of interests in its vicinity. Munnar is at the confluence of three rivers. In Tamil, the word ‘munnu’ means “three” and ‘aar’ means “river”. Hence “Munnar” is a shortened version of ‘Munnu Aar’. The 3 mountain streams joining together here are Madurapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Munnar is a commercial centre with one of the world’s best tea estates. There are about 30 tea plantations in and around Munnar. Among these, majority of the plantations are owned by Tata Group’s Kannan Devan Tea Estate. A visit to Munnar can witness the nurturing of tea in plantation to the process of manufacturing and packing. The tea estates, hills, lakes and forests inside Munnar area expose its beauty. The tea plants covered Munnar hills makes the feeling of seeing a wide green carpet. Overnight at Munnar. (B)
Day 05: MUNNAR – ALLEPEY (161 KM, 3-4 Hrs)
After breakfast drive 161 Km around 4 hours to Alleppey – the “Venice of the East”. Alleppey is a fascinating part of Kerala. On arrival board on deluxe houseboat for lunch and overnight stay after traveling for few hours in the backwaters. The classic Kerala Houseboat or “Kettuvallam”, (as it would be locally known), is the giant traditional craft of the waterways. Measuring up to 80 feet in length, they were used to carry tones of rice & spices. A standard Kettuvallam can hold up to 30 tones. Today these Houseboats have been transformed into an innovative holiday idea, including all the creature comforts of a well-furnished Bedroom, an en-suite Bathroom, cozy Living Room, Kitchen and even a Balcony for Angling. The Houseboat will cruise at a leisurely pace along palm-fringed waterways, giving a panoramic view of Kerala Village Life. On-board catering will provide the best of Kerala Cuisine to suit your tastes. At night the Boat will be anchored on Lake Vembanad. (BLD)
Day 06: ALLEPPY – KOVALAM
Day 07: FLY HOME
Day 08: ARRIVE HOME
Arrive Singapore in the morning.