Mesmerising Kerala (6  Nights)

Code: YTA559
CochinThekkadyKumarakomKovalam
Away from the hectic schedule and monotonous routine, get away for a heavenly break at Kerala. Roam in the green panoramas, soothe yourself with an Ayurvedic massage, visit the tranquil backwaters, visit the intriguing elephant sanctuaries and feel the absolute spell of nature captivating you for a lifetime. Kerala with its several offerings is a perfect destination for a soul quenching break. You’ll fall in love with its laid back ambience and would somehow never want to return back.
Inclusions
  • 1 Night accommodation in Cochin
  • 1 Night accommodation in Thekkady
    (Thekkady Lakeshore Inn / Similar*)
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Kumarakom
    (Suvasam Lake Resort / Similar*)
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Kovalam
    (View Heights Resort / Similar*)
  • Daily Buffet Breakfast at Hotel
  • Airport transfers
  • City tour & Sightseeing tours (as mentioned in Itinerary)
  • All Tours & Transfers by Air conditioned private vehicle
  • All Hotel taxes, Service charges & Govt. Service Tax (4.5%)
Exclusions
  • Airfare or Train tickets.
  • Monument Entrance fees, Camera fees, Guide charges, Boating charges, etc. to be paid directly by the Guest (at different Sightseeing locations).
  • Tip and Porter charges
  • Expenses of Personal Nature, such as- tips, liquor, laundry, beverages, etc.
  • Any Service not mentioned in Inclusions
Day 1: Arrive Cochin (Local Sightseeing)

On your arrival at Cochin Airport, our local representative will meet you near the exit area and will transfer to your hotel. Check in at the hotel and relax for a while.

Refresh and proceed for an local sightseeing of Cochin where we would see Chinese Fishing Nets, Jewish Synagogue, Mattancherry Palace, St. Francis Church which is the oldest European church in India, and more. Return to the hotel by evening.

Stay overnight at hotel in Cochin.

 

Day 2: Cochin to Thekkady (Local Sightseeing)

After having morning breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed to Thekkady, the famous wildlife sanctuary of South India. Check in at the hotel upon arrival and relax. Later visit to Spice Village & in the evening, enjoy a refreshing boat safari in the spectacular Periyar Lake. Take your camera along to capture the glances of some rare varieties of birds & animals at Periyar National park. It is a home to nomadic tribes of wild elephant, boar, deer, the great Indian tiger and many more. Later return back to hotel.

Stay overnight at hotel in Thekkady. (B)

 

Day 3: Thekkady to Kumarakom (Local Sightseeing)

Have a fill at morning breakfast, pack your bags and check out from the hotel. Drive to Kumarakom.

Kumarakom has immense natural beauty. Famous for its backwaters, it is a great attraction for tourists who wish to experience houseboat holidays. Vembanad Lake is one of the longest Lake in India and is at its maximum widest point in Kumarakom. Check in and relax for a while. In the afternoon, visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, one of the favourite hunts of migratory birds from across the world that makes it a renowned bird watching centre.

Stay overnight at hotel in Kumarakom. (B)

 

Day 4: Kumarakom - Alleppey - Kumarakom

Relish morning breakfast at hotel. Today we proceed to Alleppey, known as “Venice of East”. Enjoy a 4 hour houseboat ride and freshly prepared lunch in the houseboat. Houseboat is the best option to explore the backwater beauty of this region. You may come across vendors selling fresh vegetables, sea food, etc. on small boats as livelihood of people in this region is mostly dependent on the backwaters. After completing the tour, we drive back to Kumarakom.

Stay overnight at hotel in Kumarakom. (B + L)

 

Day 5: Kumarakom to Kovalam

After morning breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Kovalam.

Kovalam is an evergreen and pleasant climatic beach resort. With high rocks and calm blue water bays, it is a true paradise for tourists. Well developed, warm and clean atmosphere along with white sand beaches and coconut trees are perfect for relaxing holidays with sea breeze gently playing with the waves. Check in at the hotel and relax. Rest of the day is free for your own leisure.

Stay overnight at hotel in Kovalam. (B)

 

Day 6: Kovalam - Kanyakumari (90 kms) - Kovalam

Have morning breakfast and proceed for full day trip to Kanyakumari.

Best described as the southern-most end of India in Tamil Nadu, Kanyakumari or the Cape Comorin is one of the most popular tourist spots of India. This is the point where the three seas meet i.e. Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean. The most beautiful and spectacular attraction is its unique sunrise and sunset. Enjoy the spectacular evening sunset from the Vivekananda Rock. Drive back to Kovalam.

Stay overnight at hotel in Kovalam. (B)

 

Day 7: Kovalam - Departure

Rise to return. Have your morning breakfast and pack your bags. Today we check out from the hotel and proceed to Trivandrum Airport to catch your departing flight.

Hope you had a great trip. (B)

 

Tentative Itinerary

Note: Above Itinerary is just indicative. Do not consider it as a Final Schedule. Date & Time of Tours can be changed by Local Agent / Tour Operator.

 

Online Booking Procedure
  • To book online, you need to make payment as per the minimum booking amount specified in “Book Online” section of this package OR Rs. 10,000/- per person.
  • As soon as you make an online booking, you will receive a booking voucher in your email.
  • You will receive a call from our support staff about your booking status.
  • We will start the process at our end while you sit back at home and dream about your holiday.
  • The balance payment would be collected as per the case mentioned below:
  • If you are booking within 10 days of date of travel,
    • You will need to make payment of 100%  of the tour package cost/ tour components costs at time of booking process is undertaken.
    • Any amendment or cancelation made by traveler would be chargeable as per cancellation policy. 
  • If you are booking within 10 – 20 days of date of travel,
    • You will need to make payment of 75% of the tour package cost / tour components costs at the time of booking process is undertaken.
    • Any amendment or cancelation made by traveler would be chargeable as per cancellation policy.
    • Balance payment will be required to be paid at the time of confirmation of booking. 
  • If you are booking within more than 20 days of date of travel,
    • You will need to make payment of booking amount of Rs. 20,000/- per pax at the time of booking process is undertaken.
    • Any amendment or cancelation made by traveler would be chargeable as per cancellation policy.
    • Balance payment will be required to be paid at the time of confirmation of booking. 
  • If your booking is having tour components which needs guaranteed booking as per stipulated condition,
    • You will need to make payment of 100%  of the tour package cost/ tour components costs at time of booking process is undertaken..
    • No cancellation will be allowed once booking is made even if by some reason short payment has been made. The tourist will have to make entire payment whether he or she travels or not.
  • You will be kept informed at every step of the process like:
    • When your visa is successfully done.
    • Your hotel rooms are booked.
    • Your Flights are confirmed.
    • Any other inclusion in the package.
  • Once the entire package formalities are completed at our end, our representative will deliver the package to your door steps.

 

Standard Booking Procedure (in case of Offline Bookings)

  • If you are booking within 10 days of date of travel,
    • You will need to make payment of 100%  of the tour package cost/ tour components costs at time of booking process is undertaken.
    • Any amendment or cancelation made by traveler would be chargeable as per cancellation policy. 
  • If you are booking within 10 – 20 days of date of travel,
    • You will need to make payment of 75% of the tour package cost / tour components costs at the time of booking process is undertaken.
    • Any amendment or cancelation made by traveler would be chargeable as per cancellation policy.
    • Balance payment will be required to be paid at the time of confirmation of booking. 
  • If you are booking within more than 20 days of date of travel,
    • You will need to make payment of booking amount of Rs. 20,000/- per pax at the time of booking process is undertaken.
    • Any amendment or cancelation made by traveler would be chargeable as per cancellation policy.
    • Balance payment will be required to be paid at the time of confirmation of booking. 
  • If your booking is having tour components which needs guaranteed booking as per stipulated condition,
    • You will need to make payment of 100%  of the tour package cost/ tour components costs at time of booking process is undertaken..
    • No cancellation will be allowed once booking is made even if by some reason short payment has been made. The tourist will have to make entire payment whether he or she travels or not.

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Important Information

  • AC rooms not available in Thekkady Hotels.

  • Per person cost is calculated on the basis of Minimum 02 adults travelling together and sharing one double room.
  • Extra adult is the 3rd person who shares the same double room and is provided with an extra bed or roll away mattress.
  • Mostly the hotels allow 03 adults in one double room with an extra bed or 02 adults and 02 children below 12 years of age with one extra bed.
  • All the guests (husband, wife & adult children) are requested to carry their photo identity proof in original & a photocopy to be produced & handed over at the time of Check In at the resort. This is mandatory.

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Terms & Conditions

  • To avail the arrival transfers please check the hotel representative holding the placard of your name / hotel name.
  • Complimentary Arrival / Departure transfers & sightseeing tours are provided as per schedule fixed by the hotel. However this may require you to wait at the airport for short duration (1 to 2 hour). Guests are requested to remain patient in their sitting area until all the booked passengers have boarded the vehicle.
  • Unless otherwise specified, all Complimentary transfers are provided by Non air condition vehicle only.
  • Transfers and Sightseeing tours are on SIC (seat in coach) / shared basis.
  • The request for an adjacent or an adjoining room will be on subject to availability.
  • It is mandatory to carry the age proof of children (02 to 11 yrs) and infant (below 02yrs) along with other travel documents. Child above than 11 yrs shall be considered for an adult cost.
  • Room allocation (Twin bed / Double bed) is at the discretion of the hotel. The check in and check out time of the hotel is 12 to 12 noon. Numbers of meals are always corresponding to the number of nights booked. Breakfast is not provided on the day of arrival.
  • For early check in and late check out the payment is to be settled directly by the guest.
  • Hotel has the right to claim the damages incurred by any of the guest.
  • The guests are requested to take care of their personal belongings carefully and avoid leaving them unattended.
  • Cost of additional services availed by the guest which are not part of our package inclusions are to be settled directly at the hotel.
  • Buffet meal will be provided at fixed venue decided by the hotel.
    Timings: Breakfast: 0800 - 1000 hrs
    Lunch: 1300 - 1500 hrs
    Dinner: 1930 - 2200 hrs
    These are the standard buffet timings observed by the hotels. Still you are kindly requested to check the perfect buffet timings at the time of check in at the hotel. Once the buffet time is over the hotel might ask you to pay for your meals.
  • This hotel is suggested on the basis of the feedback taken from our customers. Still we request you that before finalizing the tour with us kindly go through the website of the hotels and read the reviews.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellation is made any time not less than 45 days prior to departure, Rs. 5,000/- (per person) shall be deducted.
  • If cancellation is made 45 to 30 days prior to departure, 50% of the tour cost shall be deducted.
  • If cancellation is made 30 to 15 days prior to departure, 75% of the tour cost shall be deducted.
  • If cancellation is made within 15 days prior to departure, 100% of the tour cost shall be deducted.

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