Duration: 13 Nights / 14 Days
Location: South India, Kerala and Mumbai
Best season: November to February.
Category: Cultural, Heritage, Nature and Beach Holiday Tour
Covering: Kerala - Fort Cochin > Munnar > Thekkady > Alleppey backwaters ( Overnight on traditional houseboats on backwaters) > Varkala Beach > Kovalam Beach > Trivandrum and Mumbai.
You can take it: As a private, personalized tour (tour dates would be of your choice).
Special about the tour:
A relaxed private tour which takes you to one of the most beautiful and lovely regions of the south part of India to “God’s Own Country” —“ Kerala” and further to Mumbai at the end, formerly called Bombay.
The tour starts in the beautiful region of Kerala in South India from Fort Cochin ( Kochi), also known as the “Queen of Arabian Sea”, which is the vibrant city and considered as the most important city on the west coast of India,has been drawing traders and explorers to its shores for over 600 years. No where else in India could you find such an intriguing mix: giant fishing nets from China, a 400-year-old synagogue, ancient mosques, oldest church of India, Portuguese houses and the crumbling remains of the British Raj all together grafted onto the tropical Malabar Coast of India.
Further it continues to Munnar, the breathtakingly beautiful hill station in the Western Ghats Mountains of Kerala with magnificent mountains, lakes, tea plantations, exotic species of flora and fauna, wildlife sanctuaries, and will visit the Eravikulam National Park famous for the endangered mountain goat , TheNilgiri Tahr. Further we will visit Thekkady ( Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary & Tiger Reserve) famous for its wildlife sanctuary & Tiger reserve and thick forests, where you will enjoy the Nature and wildlife activities including a boat tour and jungle trekking to wildlife sanctuary, a visit to the elephant camp and spice plantation tour, cooking class that all will leave you with a memorable experience..!
Later the tour continues to Alleppey, known as the ‘Venice of the East’, famous for its backwaters full of immense natural beauty. The traditional wooden houseboats also enhance the beauty of these backwaters. Overnight experience on these houseboats will fascinate you and will provide you to see the local people from much closer. Further the tour continues to relax and enjoy on the beautiful beaches of Varkala and Kovalam which are the most beautiful beaches of Kerala and are described as the ‘Paradise of the South India’.
Kovalam is not the last but you will fly to Mumbai or as it is still frequently referred to -- Bombay. The most modern city in India, it captures the spirit of the changing pace set by liberalization and modernisation ---- Pulsating, Alive, On the Move and Vibrant.
On this tour you will experience the traditional dance forms like Kathakali, the famous Ayurveda message therapies, historical assets, ancient cultural heritage, oldest churches of India, charming backwater lakes and wildlife sanctuaries with beautiful hill stations full with tea, coffee and various spice plantations, elephant rides, meeting and sharing the experiences with the local people of the area, beautiful beaches and much - much more on this one tour. This tour to Kerala with Mumbai will bring memorable Authentic Indian experiences to you, which is unparalleled and unforgettable….!
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Brief Itinerary: Fort Cochin ( 03 Nights) > Munnar ( 02 Nights) > Thekkady ( 02 Nights) > Alleppey houseboat ( 01 Night) > Varkala ( 01 Nights) > Kovalam ( 02 Nights) and Mumbai ( 02 Nights).
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Please Note-: We can tailor this trip to suit your specific requirements and any aspect of the itinerary can be altered, from excursions to accommodation as per your available time.