KERALA - Gods Own Country

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Day Place Highlights
1 Kochi Arrive Cochin, Overnight at kochi
2 Cochin DUTCH PALACE , DUTCH PALACE
3 Cochin - Munnar Munnar, Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala
4 Munnar visit the world famous Tea factory & muesum of Munnar. Also visit the Tea Plantation on way to the factory and see how tea is been cultivated here in Munnar.
5 Munnar - Thekkady Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
6 Thekkady - Alleppey Lunch, evening Tea/Coffee with snacks, dinner and overnight stay will be on the houseboat.
7 Depart Alleppey - Cochin Transfer to Cochin Airport for your onward journey.

Duration : 06 Nights / 07 Days
Destination :COCHIN - MUNNAR - THEKKADY - ALLEPPEY - COCHIN


Day 01 Arrive Cochin

On arrival at Cochin Airport you will be welcomed by our representative. Our representative will take care of the luggage and guide you to the vehicle and will transfer you to the hotel. Check in at the hotel and relax yourself.

Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel in Cochin.


Kochi Tour
Day 02 : In Cochin
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for sightseeing tour of Cochin DUTCH PALACE The Dutch palace at Mattancherry was actually built by the Portuguese and presented to the Cochin Raja in AD 1555. The palace acquired its present name in 1663 when the Dutch carried out some extensions and repairs in it. The main attractions of the palace lie in its wall murals that depict the scenes from the Ramayana. FORT KOCHI Founded in 1503, this Portuguese fort is now in ruins. With its European heritage, its air of genteel decay, and stubborn self-absorption, it is a place where history, like a friendly phantom, still stalks the lonely streets. One can see many remains of Indo-European architecture that still exist here. One of the fascinating sights on the Kochi shoreline is the huge cantilevered Chinese fishing nets which were brought here by traders from the court of Kublai Khan. Later in the evening, witness the Kathakali dance show in Cochin Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel in Cochin.


Day 03 : Cochin-Munnar by surface (180 Kms / 04 Hrs)

After Breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Munnar which the most famous Hill stations in India. On the way visit some of the tourist spots like valara falls ,view points etc . Reach Munnar in the evening and check in at your pre-booked hotel. Munnar:- Set in the lap of God’s own country, Munnar remains till-date one of the least spoil destinations of the world. Sanctuaries, reservoirs and more than 12,000 hectares of tea fields have helped retain After Breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Munnar which the most famous Hill stations in India. On the way visit some of the tourist spots like valara falls ,view points etc . Reach Munnar in the evening and check in at your pre-booked hotel. Munnar:- Set in the lap of God’s own country, Munnar remains till-date one of the least spoil destinations of the world. Sanctuaries, reservoirs and more than 12,000 hectares of tea fields have helped retain Munnar as a hill resort. The hill station is situated in the Idukki district of Kerala and derives its name from the confluence of three mountain rivers- Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. It was in the late 1800s that the first tea plantations were set up in Munnar, a hitherto untouched mountain land. Low-riding clouds, cascading waterfalls, unending expanse of green and a pleasant respite from southern India’s humidity create a picturesque surrounding. Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel in Munnar.


Day 04 : Munnar

Alleppey
After breakfast, proceed for the sightseeing of Munnar visiting Mattuppetty dam, Echo Point, Gundala Lake, Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park – famous for Nilgiri Tahr (Wild goat) etc. Later visit the world famous Tea factory & muesum of Munnar. Also visit the Tea Plantation on way to the factory and see how tea is been cultivated here in Munnar. The thousands of tourists who visit Munnar for sight seeing can carry home impressions of the distant past of this tea planting district in Idukki’s high ranges. The aim of the tea museum, is to depict the growth of this more-than-a-century-old tea plantations, from the rudimentary tea roller to the present fully automated tea factory of Madupatty. It also gives first hand knowledge to tourists about tea processing and the operations that go into the making of black tea. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Munnar.


Day 05 : Munnar - Thekkady by surface (110 / 3 Hrs)

Early morning continue drive to Periyar, from Munnar. Upon arrival in Periyar, check-in at the Hotel. Thekkady in Idukki District of Kerala is a lovely wildlife destination. It is green everywhere and very quiet and serene. One can get the exotic smell of various spices where ever one goes.

Later proceed to visit Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and enjoy the boat ride at the Periyar lake and see the Elephants and the other wild animals get around the lake, while you are there at the boat.

The pride of Kerala and a testimony to nature's splendour and human innovation, the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is situated on the banks of the Periyar Lake - an artificial lake, at Thekkady. Here the high ranges of the Western Ghats are clothed in dense evergreen, moist deciduous forests and savannah grasslands. Below this thick green canopy roam herds of elephants, sambars, tigers, gaurs, lion tailed macaques and Nilgiri langurs. In addition to elephant rides, cruises on the lake and treks to the ruined Mangaladevi temple - a beautiful old stone temple situated in the heart of the Thekkady forest; this sanctuary offers the unique opportunity to watch and photograph wild elephants at close quarters.

Later in the day visit the spice planation and experience how different spices are cultivated here. Also get a chance to by these spices from the local shops in the village

Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 06: Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel
After breakfast at the hotel, pack your bags and get driven to Alleppey, where you can witnesss the backwater of Kerela. The best way to see the beauty of the place is to get on a HOUSEBOAT CRUISE which will take you to the around the whole steam. Feel the calmness and which will rejenuvate your mind as it passes through the lush green paddy fields, beautiful streams and the rustic village offering you lot to see and treasure. Lunch, evening Tea/Coffee with snacks, dinner and overnight stay will be on the houseboat.


Day 07 : Depart Alleppey - Cochin (45 Kms - 1 Hr)

After breakfast in the morning, check out from the houseboat and transfer to Cochin Airport for your onward journey.

CITY HOTEL ROOM CATEGORY NO OF NIGHTS
Cochin Hotel Dreams H ROOM CATEGORY 02
Munnar Hotel Silver Tips Executive Room 02
Thekkady Hotel Elephant Court Patio Room 01
Alleppey Deluxe Houseboat 01 Bed Room AC 01
TOUR COST - VALIDITY - 01 October 2014 - 30 SEP 2015.
  • 06 Nights accommodation in the above said hotel
  • Meal Plan - Breakfast and Dinner at the hotels, except for houseboat where lunch will also be included
  • All transfers, sightseeing & excursions by AC Transportation
  • Services of English speaking guide
  • Assistance of our airport representative
  • Kathakali dance show in Cochin
  • Boat Ride in Lake Periyar with a Naturalist
  • Spice Plantation tour in Periyar
  • Tea Plantation program in Munnar
  • Entrances fees at the monuments
  • Entrances fees at the monuments
  • Any airfares (international or domestic)
  • Any camera fees
  • Any Tips
  • Any expense of personal nature, laund-ary, Telephone bills, extras at the hotels etc
Validity: Valid for all tours until 30 September 2015 (bookings must be made before 31 October 2014)
Tours depart: Pick any of your departure dates until the validity mentioned.
Booking Guarantee: Book before 25 October 2014 and if you don’t get any of your preferred dates (within validity period) you will receive a FULL Refund (evidence of attempted booking must be provided to our Support Team prior to 31 October 2014). Refunds are not available if you are not able to secure your preferred dates after that date. Tour departs when a minimum of people have confirmed booking (tour dates are flexible and booking guarantee applies). Booking is valid for minimum for One Person (single travel) on wards and add on in multiple (no maximum limit).
Maximum Room Capacity: The maximum room capacity is two adults (twin share). Please purchase more deal/voucher in multiple for extra guests Non-smoking and Inter connecting rooms are available on request (subject to availability by hotels) Travel insurance is strongly recommended. We suggest purchasing travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this deal/voucher Gets Holidays' cancellation and change of date policy applies Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or on existing reservations Deal/Voucher must be presented at check-in Additional expenses such as (but not limited to) flights are not included with this Deal/Voucher
Please note: Airport transfers are only available if arriving on the first day of the tour and departing on the last day of the tour or if staying other nights at any of the hotels (booked through Gets Holidays). Otherwise you will need to organize your own airport transfers if arriving or departing the cities at different times Your passport must be valid at least 6 months beyond your intended stay overseas A visa may be required to the countries you are visiting and transiting. It is your responsibility to ensure you are holding a current valid visa. Package cannot be split Offer only available for consecutive nightly stays Value has been determined based on the tour’s published rack rates provided and the value of inclusions All surcharges are payable directly to the hotels or the company All activities and services are subject to availability Redemption instructions can be found on your deal/voucher
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Booking Guarantee:
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And why do we offer this?
Well it's quite simple, we love to travel just as much as you do and we understand that it's hard to find dates to suit your work, family and personal commitments, so we guarantee you that if you can't get the dates you want we will give you a full refund.
How does it work?
It's very simple - make your booking request before 31 October 2014 and if you don't get your preferred dates (within the validity period) you will receive a FULL Refund. If you aren't able to get your preferred dates, a travel consultant will also assist, if your preferred dates aren't able to be secured booked, you'll get a refund directly back to your credit card.
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RACK RATES : Validity - 01 October 2014 - 30 September 2015
DETAILS - PER PERSON Cost in AUD
01 paying pax on single traveling basis AUD 2607
02 paying pax on twin sharing basis AUD 1420 per person
Single Room Supplement AUD 745
  • Given quote does not include travel for "Blackout Period" from 21 December 2014 - 10 January 2015 and 01-28 February 2015 . Additional supplement will be applicable as per request.
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