Explore the rolling hills of Misty Munnar dotted with tea plantations.
Visit Periyar National Park, ever green forest in the mountainous Western Ghats.
Visit Kumarakom, a cluster of beautiful little islands on the Vembanad Lake.
Enjoy a night stay in a deluxe houseboat at the backwaters of Alleppey.
On arrival at Cochin Airport, Alkof Holidays representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. Relax at the hotel, later proceed for local sightseeing of Cochin, visit Fort Kochi, Marine Drive, St.Francis Church, Dutch Palace, Santa Cruz Basilica, Bolgatty Island, and Indo Portuguese Museum. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Munnar “Scenic Hill Station of Kerala”. On the way to Munnar, visit Kodanad Elephant Care Centre, beautiful waterfalls and natural scenic spots. Upon arrival at Munnar, check-in at the hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast at the hotel, spend the day in exploring the rolling hills of Misty Munnar dotted with tea plantations. Situated at the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundale, Munnar is a town in the Western Ghats mountain range famous for its tea estates, exotic lush greenery and craggy peaks. This majestic hill station was once the summer resort of the British government in South India. Local sightseeing of Munnar includes visit to Mattupetty Dam, Kundale Lake and Echo point. Later in the afternoon proceed to Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park, were the rarest species of mountain goat, "Nilgiri Thars", can be spotted. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Thekkady (the location of the Periyar National Park). Upon arrival at Thekkady, check-in at your resort. Relax at the resort, later proceed for a sightseeing of Periyar National Park. Periyar National Park, also known as Periyar Tiger Reserve, is thick ever green forest in the mountainous Western Ghats of Kerala. Noted for its geomorphology, diversity of wild life and scenic beauty, the sanctuary was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1978. This wildlife sanctuary is home to tigers and a significant elephant population, as well as rare lion-tailed macaques, sambar deer, leopards and Indian bison. It is one of those wildlife reserves in India that remain open even in monsoon season. Optional activities like Boating at Periyar Lake, and Elephant Ride can be done at an extra cost. Also visit spice plantations of Kumily - a beautiful town and a popular tourist destination near Thekkady. Overnight stay at the resort.
After breakfast at the resort, leave for Kumarakom “Town of Backwaters”. Upon arrival at Kumarakom, check-in at the resort. Relax at the resort, later proceed for local sightseeing in and around Kumarakom, a tiny backwater hamlet perched on the western banks of the Vembanadu Lake. Visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Kumarakom Beach & Backwaters, and Bay Island Driftwood Museum etc. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the resort.
After breakfast at the resort, leave for Alappuzha (or Alleppey) - best known for houseboat cruises along the rustic Kerala backwaters, a network of tranquil canals and lagoons. Set out on an enchanting overnight backwater cruise in traditionally decorated houseboats. Check in time is 01:00 PM and cruise starts with lunch. While cruising in these floating villas, let your eyes settle for the rare and the unusual - skim past Chinese fishing nets, bowed-down paddy fields, and local inhabitants engaged in making coir products, rustic homes, ancient temples and swaying coconut groves. Evening is free at leisure, you can explore the local market of Alappuzha. Overnight stay at the houseboat.
After breakfast at the houseboat, Alkof Holidays representative will transfer you to the Cochin Airport to board a flight to your home or onward destination.
Personal assistance during arrival and departure
5 nights accommodation in 3 star deluxe hotels/resorts on twin or double sharing basis
1 night stay in a deluxe houseboat on the backwaters of Alleppey
Daily breakfast at the hotels
All meals at the houseboat in Alleppey (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
Transport - air-conditioned transport throughout the tour as per the itinerary
1 mineral water bottle per person per day
All applicable taxes
Insurance - It is advisable that you buy a comprehensive medical/travel insurance in advance from your country before traveling to India.
Visas fee (if applicable)
Flights - any International or domestic flights are not included
Any personal expenses, laundry, or telephone charges
Travel is one of those things that naturally gives rise to queries, concerns and doubts, so we’re here to put your mind at ease. Various "FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS" on your travel to India will be covered into the document. Kindly go through the same and if there are other unanswered questions and clarifications, it would be our pleasure to address the same too.
Although tipping in India is not compulsory, doing so is a nice gesture. In some circumstances, a small tip is expected. The rules of etiquette for gratuity in India are a little muddled as a colonial past, tourism, and cultural influences clash. We do recommend tipping at various instances, but tip higher only when you are very happy with the service. Tip can given after completion of the services from 5$, 10$ or more as per your choice and depending on how much satisfied & happy you are with the service provider.
At the time of arrival on Airport, our local representative will be there at the airport holding a placard of your name for identification. We shall also provide you list of emergency 24 hours contact numbers for any emergency.
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With Alkofholidays, you get 24X7 personal assistance from your dedicated tour manager over phone, WhatsApp, Skype, or Email. Our office is open 24 hours a day to give you unmatched support anytime you need.
A deposit of 10% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance to be paid 30 days prior departure. For any bookings within 30 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking. This can be paid through bank transfer, credit/debit card, or cash. After receiving the payment, a receipt will be sent directly to client's registered email-id and the final tour documentation will be emailed out approximately 1-2 weeks prior to departure.
Free cancellation up to 30 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.
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Established in 2011, Alkof Holidays, is a leading tour operator based in New Delhi, India. We understand our customers and always deliver on our promises. We offer unique travel experiences, and well planned itineraries, conducted by the most experienced, and professional tour managers.