Kaleidoscopic Kerala

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    • "They aren't lying when they say Kerala is paradise on Earth; blue skies, greenery, and really exotic food rich in flavour. Loved the holiday!~ Fay Tomlinson"

    • "Musafir planned a great trip for us. Kerala is beautiful and loads to explore and see.~ Reagan Moxey"

    Inclusions

    • Return Economy Class flights
    • 1 night stay in Kochi
    • 2 nights stay in Munnar
    • 1 night stay in Thekkady
    • 2 nights stay in Kumarakom
    • 2 nights stay in Kovalam
    • City tour of Kochi
    • City tour of Munnar
    • City tour of Trivandrum
    • Spice plantation tour in Thekkady
    • Daily breakfast buffet
    • Entry fee of monuments
    • Return airport and intercity transfers

    Your holiday itinerary

    Day1

    Arrival- Kochi

    Arrive at the Cochin International Airport. Transfer to your hotel and check-in. An enticing tourist destination, Kochi is rich in historic sites, grandiose architecture, and delectable cuisine. Explore the city on your own before trying out some of those tasty local dishes for dinner.

    Day2

    Kochi City Tour

    Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast and check-out of the hotel. Embark on the sightseeing tour of Kochi which includes a visit to the historical Dutch Palace or the Mattancherry Palace, a Portuguese palace which was gifted to the king of Cochin in 1555 featuring Kerala murals. After that, drive past the famous Chinese Fishing Nets, fixed land installations for fishing, of Kochi. Later, drive to the breathtaking hill station, Munnar- erstwhile South Indian summer resort of the British Government. Munnar is bestowed with sprawling tea plantations and ample scenic beauty, making it still a popular destination in Kerala. On arrival to Munnar, check-in at your hotel and spend the evening at your own leisure, sipping some rich and aromatic cardamom tea.

    Day3

    City Tour of Munnar

    After a delicious breakfast, be off to a half day city tour of Munnar. The trip includes a stop at the popular Kanan Devan Tea Museum in the Nallathanni Estate of Tata Tea; get a glimpse into the genesis and all the growth phases of tea plantation and culture. Next, we take you to Mattupetty where you can opt for a boat ride in one of its many beautiful lakes. Later on, you get to visit Kundala tea plantations and the Kundala Lake; the mesmerising blue lake is one of the most photographed areas of Kundala. At the tea plantation, take a stroll through the gardens to imbibe in the fresh mountain breeze and attend sessions of the tea making process, right from tea leaf plucking to the processing. Return to hotel.

    Day4

    Arrival- Thekkady

    Have a delectable breakfast and check-out from your hotel. The next stop is at a tourist's dream destination, Thekkady; sublime hills, rich biodiversity and spice plantations are just a few of the entities which describe Thekkady. It is also famous for its Periyar wildlife sanctuary- the largest in India. On arrival to Thekkady, check-in to the hotel and freshen up before your trip to the spice plantation. At the spice plantation, apart from exploring the richness of the park, you can opt for an elephant ride. Return to hotel.

    Day5

    Arrival- Kumarakom

    After a scrumptious breakfast, check-out from your hotel and gear up for your journey to Kumarakom. Kumarakom is an enchanting peninsula set in the backdrop of the picturesque Vembanad Lake, the longest lake in India. This is also considered as the largest lake in India and is dotted with innumerable house boats. The fresh water of the lake flows into the mainland, making a labyrinth of lagoons, canals, and waterways; the prestigious Nehru Trophy Boat Race is conducted in a portion of this lake. On arrival, check-in to the hotel and spend some time on your own around the area before retiring for the night.

    Day6

    Optional activity- Ayurveda therapy

    Savour a lip smacking breakfast and spend the day recuperating. We recommend you to opt for traditional Ayurvedic therapy  and spa treatments to revitalize. Alternatively, you could explore the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary which is home to many different species of birds, including cuckoos and Siberian storks. 

    Day7

    Arrival- Kovalam

    Enjoy your breakfast buffet and check-out of the hotel. Your next destination is Kovalam, internationally famed for palm-fringed beaches and rejuvenating centres. This coastal town is widely known for Halcyon Castle built as a summer retreat for the last Maharani of Travancore, Sethu Lakshmi Bayi.  Kovalam is popular for its long coastline, formed by three beautiful beaches - Lighthouse, Hawah, and Samudra. Upon arrival in Kovalam, check-in to the hotel and you can spend rest of the day at your own leisure, exploring the beaches and lighthouses.

    Day8

    Trivandrum city tour

    Relish an appetising breakfast and set off for a half day city tour of Trivandrum, or as locally known, Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of Kerala. This city is distinguished by its many art galleries and British colonial architecture. We take you to visit the Napier Museum, an art and natural history museum. Then, we move on to cruise through a few local markets to soak in the city ambience. Explore the city on your own in the evening, trying out local eateries and the yummy banana chips!

    Day9

    Departure

    After a hearty breakfast, check-out of the hotel and transfer to Cochin International Airport. Board your flight to return home with colourful memories of your trip. Bon voyage!

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    Stay options

    City Budget Deluxe Luxury
    Kochi
    Cochin Palace or similar
    Olive Downtown or similar
    Le Meridien or similar
    Munnar
    Grand Plaza or similar
    Tea County KTDC or similar
    Mountain Club Resort or similar
    Thekkady
    Peppervine or similar The Mountain Courtyard or similar Elephant Court or similar
    Kumarakom
    Manor Backwater Resort or similar Lakesong Resort or similar Zuri Resort & Spa or similar
    Kovalam
    Abad Harmonia or similar Travancore Heritage or similar Turtle on Beach or similar
    Category Cost per person on
    twin sharing basis
    Cost per child
    with bed
    Cost per child
    without bed
    Budget AED 3,190
    AED 2,770 AED 2,199
    Deluxe AED 3,699 AED 3,330
    AED 2,449
    Luxury AED 4,669 AED 4,290
    AED 2,929

    More about Kerala

    From the tranquil backwaters and exotic wildlife reserves to the lush green forests and pristine lakes, Kerala promises a serene holiday experience.

    Welcome to Kerala; the land of coconuts, brackish lagoons, breathtaking hills and lakes. The southernmost state of India offers many picturesque destinations and is often known as 'God's Own Country'.

    Kerala's rich culture is reflected in its famous Kathakali dance, exquisite temples and churches, colorful festivals such as Onam and authentic cuisine which is traditionally served on a banana leaf. Rejuvenate with optional ayurvedic spa treatments. From elephant rides in the jungles to shopping at local markets for spices and antiques, Kerala has something for everyone. Learn more

    Terms

    * Prices include return economy class flights. Prices are quoted per person on a twin-sharing basis in a standard room with inclusions listed above. Blackout dates are applicable. Additional options are available upon request. Prices are valid until 31 March 2017. Prices are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change without notice depending on travel dates and availability. Easy monthly payment plans are available from select participating banks through Musafir Holidays retail outlets and are subject to approval. All photos and videos shown are illustrative. Actual services may differ.Terms apply.

    Cancellation policy

    *In the event of a cancellation, 10% of the holiday amount is non-refundable. Refunds will be based on how many days prior to your booked departure we receive your cancellation notice, with the charges increasing closer to your departure date. If the cancellation is received prior to 45 days or more of departure, full price of the non-refundable tickets will be deducted; 44 - 31 days prior to departure, 25% of the total amount will be deducted; if the holiday is cancelled 30 - 15 days prior to departure 50% of the total amount will be deducted; if the trip is cancelled 14 - 10 days prior to departure, 75% of the total amount will be deducted; and if the trip is cancelled 10 days prior to departure, 100% of the total amount will be deducted. In case of any non-refundable tickets, the entire amount of the ticket is deducted.

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