Green Kerala
Duration : 6 Nights | 7 Days
Destinations Covered : Kochi - Munnar - Thekkady - Kumarakom - Kovalam

Day 1     (Kochi)

Santa Cruz BasilicaArrival at the airport and transfer to hotel at Kochi. Kochi (Colonial name Cochin) is a vibrant city situated on the south west of the Indian peninsula in the breathtakingly scenic and prosperous state of Kerala, hailed as ‘God’s Own Country’.Informely, Kochi is also referred to as the Gateway to Kerala. Sightseeing attractions include Fort Kochi Beach, Mattancherry Palace, Willingdon Island, Chinese Fishing Net, and Church of Saint. Francis, Paradesi Synagogue, etc.Overnight stay at Kochi (Ernakulam).

Day 02     (Kochi – Munnar)     Approximately 150 kms/05 Hours Drive

MunnarAfter an early morning breakfast, drive to Munnar.Check into the hotel.Munnar is a magnificent hill station in the Western Ghats at about 5000 feet above sea level.This is one of the best hill stations in Kerala and is the major centre of Kerala’s tea industry.Munnar means three rivers and the town is located at the confluence of 3 mountain streams – Muthirapuzha,Nallathanni and Kundala.These 3 stream confluence at the heart of the town and meet all the water requirements of the settlers and visitors.Munnar has lakes, forests and several tea estates.Anamudi,the highest peak in South India (2695 m.8883 ft) is nearby.Munnar was the British Government’s Summer Resort in the South and it has been the favorite summer resort of the European seller for centuries.

On the way to Munnar enjoy the stunning panoramic view of the Cardamom Hills, Green Carpets of tea plantations, Cheeyyappara and Valara waterfalls.Overnight stay at Munnar.

Day 03     (Munnar)  

Morning after the breakfast proceeds to for the sightseeing tour of Munnar. Major sightseeing attractions are the Kundale Tea Plantation, Eravikulam National Park, The High Range Club, Top Station, Mattupetty, Devikulam, Rajamalai, Chithirapuram, Marayoor, Pallivasal and Pothamedu.Overnight stay at Munnar.

Day 04     (Munnar – Thekkady)     Approximately 110 kms/04 Hours Drive       

Periyar LakeProceed to Thekkady and check into the hotel.Thekkady is considered a heaven for natural spices such as black pepper, cardamom, cinnamon and clove. The main attraction is Thekkady is boating on the lake and the Mulla Periyar Dam. Boating will take approximate 2 hours and you can also get rare glimpse of wild animals. Don’t forget to take photos. Bring a digital camera with optical zoom to take the close shots of animals.Thekkady has immense possibilities for adventure tourism. The Forest Department offers many programs including Periyar Tiger Trail, Natural Walk, Bamboo Rafting, and etc.There are private organizations as well as government agencies (e.g.KTDC), who promote adventure tourism in Thekkady.Plantation tourism also is promoted by these agencies, so that the tourists can see and learn the cultivation of various spices of Kerala.

Day 05     (Thekkady - Kumarakom)     Approximately 130 kms/04 Hours Drive 

KumarakomProceed to Kumarakom and check into the hotel.Kumarakom, the queen of Vembanad,is a resort destination. The tiny village on the edge of Vembanad Lake was practically unknown till one Henry Baker purchased land from the erstwhile King of Travancore to built himself a grand home.Kumarakom ,today is a maze of modern resorts and heritage homes cum hotels spilling over the island’s bank.Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is a must visit with its numerous beautiful rivulets and waterways. The scenic Vembanad Lake surrounded by mangrove forests and paddy fields is one of the best places for bird viewing inside the sanctuary. A large population of feathered speciecs along with a pleasant climate makes it a great picnic spot. Overnight stay at Kumarakom.

Day 06     (Kumarakom - Kovalam)     Approximately 180 kms/05 Hours Drive     

KovalamProceed to Kovalam,on arrival check in into the hotel.Kovalam is a prime beach destination in Kerala. Enjoy the evening watching a spectacular sunset on the picturesque Kovalam Beach. Overnight say at Kovalam.

Day 07     (Kovalam - Thiruvananthapuram)

Morning breakfast at the hotel. Later depart as per schedule to Thiruvananthapuram Airport/Railway station for your onward journey.

Suggested Hotels with cost in Indian Ruppes (Product ID : KTP : 16)

Destinations

No: of Nights

Budget Hotels

3 Star Hotels

4 Star Hotels

Kochi

1

Hotel Aiswarya

Woods Manor

Abad Attrium

Munnar

2

Blue Berg Resorts

Hotel C 7

T & U Leisure Hotel

Thekkady

1

Lakeshore Inn

Silver Crest

Holiday Vista

Kumarakom

1

Paddy Field

Manor Backwater Resort

Abad Whispering Palms

Kovalam

1

Chalet Hotel and Resorts

Sagara Beach Resort

Hotel Samudra

Cost of Package Per Person (One Adult)

INR 14,500/-

INR 21,000/-

INR 26,000/-

Tour Includes :

- Hotel Accommodation in the above star hotels/resorts on twin sharing basis.

- All transfers to or from hotels, city tours, excursions, drives by A/c car.

- Exclusive Air-conditioned car for Sightseeing and excursions as per our itinerary.

- All toll, driver’s allowance and taxes.

- Daily Buffet / Fixed Menu breakfast in all hotels.

- Meet and Assist services.

- These rates are valid till 15th of December 2016 and 15th of January 2017 onwards.

- All prevailing taxes like Luxury tax in all hotels and Expenditure tax wherever applicable.

Tour do not includes

- Any Air/train fares other than those specified in 'Cost Includes'.

- Any meals other then those specified in 'Cost Includes'.

- Any other item not specified in 'cost includes'.

- Guide, Inter State Entry ticket, Inter State permits fees, boat/ferry ticket, camera and entry tickets at various places of sight seeing.

- Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, roadblocks, vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances, taxes etc.

- Any Expenses of personal nature such as portage at airports and hotels, tips, insurance, wine, mineral water, telephone charges, laundry, guide charges, boating charges, entrance fees and all items of personal nature. 

Terms & Conditions

- The above cost is for 01 people on twin sharing basis.

- A minimum of 02 persons are required.

- For the package with transportation a minimum of 2 people is mandatory

- Children above the age of 12 years will be charged the applicable adult rates.

- Children above the age of 05 years will be charged the applicable extra bed rates.

- In case of an extra person, the third bed is a rollaway bed or cot.

- Base category rooms are allotted for the stay, Any requirement / availability of higher category of room would incur extra cost.

- The above Rates applicable for today and subject to change at later dates.

- All Rates & bookings subject to availability.

- Accommodation in A/c rooms in all places except in Munnar and Thekkady where rooms are Non a/c.

- All reservations are depending upon the availability of rooms at the time of your final confirmation.

- The company is not responsible for the  event of any of the above mentioned sightseeing are  not becoming available at a particular date caused by factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, roadblocks, vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances, holidays and maintenance work in the park or museum.

- The company will not be held responsible for any damages or sabotage caused to the property of the customer due to riots, armed dacoities, terrorist activity or any other incidents, events, occurrences etc., if for any reason whatsoever his employee or representative is present at the customer's premises during such happening provided that they have no role in such happenings.

- The company is not liable to  provide the vehicle(s) contracted for in case he is unable to do so on account of mob violence, riots, communal violence, strike, agitation, natural calamities, flooding, inundation, water logging, typhoon, cyclone or other obstructions/disturbances etc. adversely affecting, threatening or obstructing safe passage for the vehicle. In such event the contractor will try to provide transport to the maximum extent possible & the may customer may not insist, pressure or coerce the contractor or his driver on such occasions & reluctance, disinclination or refusal on the part of the driver will not be construed to be misconduct, dereliction, disrespect or deficiency in service on the part of the contractor. The driver's judgement is such cases to be accepted by all parties.

- Reserve the rooms at an equivalent hotel, if the room is not available at hotels/resorts mentioned.

Reservation Policy

 - Confirmation of Tour Package is subject to the remittance of 25% of the total tour cost in advance and balance to be paid prior to the commencing of the tour so as to protect all arrangements on definite arrival basis.

Availability : Available

Cancellation & Refunds

- 30 days before the commencement of the tour: 25% of the tour cost will be levied.

- 15 days before the commencement of the tour: 50% of the tour cost will be levied.

- Less than 15 days before the commencement of the tour: 75% of the tour cost will be levied.

- Less than 07 days before the commencement of the tour: 100% of the tour cost will be levied.

- No refund is entitled “for no shows”.

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