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An Excursion in Kerala - “God’s Own Country”

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 5 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 20 people
Destination(s): India  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey   Sightseeing  
Season: October - March
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 403 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 519 US Dollar (USD)

Highlights:
- Places: Chavakkad Beach, Beach Market, Guruvayoor temple, Alleppey, Munnar, Cochin
- Activities: sightseeing, temple visit, house boat stay, beach visits, fisherman village visit.

Sun blanched white seashore. Endless beaches. Incessant blue waves mostly calm but sometimes boisterous clamoring and vanishing among white splashes. Green groves of coconuts just stop short and border the beaches with frills.
This is what they eyes say about Kerala. An excellent colour scheme and art work of nature. Better known as "Gods Own Country", Kerala offers you a host of exciting holiday options.

Spread out across the Kerala is specially designed package that highlight the State's attractions, and prove beyond doubt that the season never ends in this breath taking beautiful land. Classical art forms, colorful festivals, exotic cuisine are some of the cultural marvels that await travelers. Ayurveda, the ancient Indian system of medicine and Panchakarma, the rejuvenation therapy in Ayurveda have also helped Kerala to gain a pan-global reputation as a worth-visit destination. Season never ends in Kerala, thanks to the year-long moderate climate and numerous festivals and events. 

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Day at resort. We will be picked from the port of arrival and then we will proceed to Chavakkad Beach in the Kerala Coast. Check in at an eco-beach house. Spend the evening in the beach. For the dinner we will get the coastal Kerala cuisine.

Day 2: Local visit. We will go for a morning walk with our guide to the nearby fishermen village and market. Meet the fishermen coming with their catch in the night. We can choose and buy some fresh fish. Our guide will help us by explaining about different sort of fishes in the Kadappuram Chanda-(Beach Market). Stay at the beach in front of the house enjoying the Arabian Sea. The beach house host will cook the fish for us and will serve the lunch.

Post lunch - Option 1: We will proceed to nearby backwaters to enjoy a canoe ride. The backwater is enriched with migratory water birds, Chinese fishing nets and mangrove forests. Return to the Beach home. Witness the Sunset at beach side.

Post lunch - Option 2: Proceed to Guruvayoor temple and Elephant court, where about 100 temple elephants living. If the participant is interested to see Kerala Wedding ceremony an early start will benefit.

Day 3: Old City of Cochin. In the morning, we will proceed to Cochin and check in to a Home stay. The entire day will be spent visiting the old city of Cochin and the monuments.

Option for 3rd Day: We can also go to Alleppey for a houseboat stay. The House boat in Dec. last week will be Rs.11000/- for single bed room A/c. They will not run non-a/c in that time. If we opt for House boat, INR 2000 can be reduced from the package as it is charged for Cochin Home Stay.

Day 4: Munnar visit. Check out from the Homestay and proceed to Munnar. Visit to a spice plantation to see various types of spices. Check in at a home stay near the tea plantation. A soft walk or cycling through the tea plantation or local sightseeing of Munnar to see the tea plantation living. Return to home stay in the evening and overnight stay.

Day 5: Museum visit and back to Cochin. In the morning we can go to visit to a tea museum and a tea processing unit. Thereafter, we can return to Cochin for our onward destination.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

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