Do not hesitage to give us a call. We are an expert team and we are happy to talk to you.
God’s Own Country is how they define the tremendous tropical state of Kerela. Surrounded on one side by the mystical Arabian Sea, Kerela houses pensive backwaters, exotic coastlines and wide variety of tea gardens and factories. The land of evergreen coconut is one of best tropical destinations you’ll ever come across, recognised as one of the ten paradises in the world. Experience the earthiness of the native culture, rows of mellow palm trees and white sand in the Alleppey beaches along with the fascinating house boats, you can spend your time gazing at the marvellous scenery around and wouldn’t blink a while. Contradicting to the climate, drive uphill to the charming valley of Munnar and discover an alternative world of lush greenery with refreshing overcast weather. Walk down the frisky boulevard of the significantly urbanised city of Kochi, enriching the diverse culture and lifestyle of the fairly educated indigenous people of the state. Confine yourself with ecstatic pleasure in Somathheram Ayurvedic Health Resort, with prolific Ayurveda packages rejuvenating your mind, body and soul!
3 Hours Before Flight Time
The beautiful state of Kerala, located on the most south-western part of India, reflects significantly unique landscapes and geographical escapades. This 10 nights/ 11 days tour lets one experience the ‘God’s Own Country’, adorned with a composed climate, beaches, backwaters, hill stations and exotic wildlife, voted by the National Geographic Traveler as one of the 50 destinations of a lifetime and one of the thirteen paradises in the world.
Enjoy the urban hinge of Kochi with extravagant multifaceted town exploring followed by strolling at the mesmerizing hills of Munnar with a hot cup of tea. Wander around the serene Alleppey beach, and don’t forget the unique boat rides at the backwaters. Rejuvenate your soul in Somatheeram Ayurvedic Health Resort with a course of your choice while enjoying the luxurious surroundings of the resort & empowering your mind and spiritual energy!
Arrive in the magnificent city of Kochi, also recognized as the Queen of Arabian Sea, flaunting her extraordinary harbours and extensive spice trade to the world. Check-in to the accommodation followed by a short stroll along the fascinating Marine Drive, a fabulous promenade perfect for mingling with the local folks.
The rest of the day can be spent at your leisure.
(Inclusions – Dinner)
(Overnight at – Kochi)
After a wholesome breakfast at the hotel, initiate your journey to the Dutch Palace, located in Mattancherry, displaying magnificent Portuguese architectural flamboyance of the 17th century along with colourful fresco depicting the life of the state, Hindu temple art and marvellous portraits of rulers during early days. Surrounding the façade of the palace, is Jew Town. Saunter around the extravagant Jew town, along with a 16th-century Paradesi Synagogue, holding numerous artefacts embedded throughout centuries. Admire the authentic Portuguese articles and items at the Indo-Portuguese museum, signifying the rich taste of culture and heritage in various hierarchical groups within the Portuguese society. Take an optional halt to the historical Church of St. Francis, built in 1503, is one of the oldest European churches in India witnessing the European colonial scuffle and conquest in the subcontinent followed by Fort Kochi, an incredible blend of Malabar tropics along with a Portuguese, Dutch, and French reminiscence. Vasco Da Gama square in Fort Kochi attracts everyone to the ten-meter-high Chinese fishing nets, used for more than five-hundred years.
Relish the cinematic sight of the sun at the Fort Kochi beach and commence your ride to the tranquil hills of Munnar, land of tea garden. Upon arrival, check-in at the accommodation and rest.
(Inclusions – Breakfast)
(Overnight at Munnar)
The morning drives takes you to the extraordinary Eravikulam National Park, a protected sanctuary for the endangered Mountain Goat, Nilgiri Tahr. Observe this amazing species, wandering in herds plus lavish variety of floral beds, to enhance the natural authenticity at the Rajamala tourist region of the park. Gaze into the heavenly Anamudi peak situated inside the park, often clouded with thick and overcasting haze of Mother Nature. Make your way to the amazing Madupetty, a storage Concrete Gravity dam with water level about 1599.59 m, built to conserve water for hydroelectricity. The dam holds petite souvenir shops on the ridges and one can indulge into a picturesque boat ride with the luck of spotting a few elephants around. Situated near the dam is Lockhart Gap, ideal for adventure activities such as trekking and hiking along the mist-clad summits. Return to the hotel and call it a day.
(Inclusions – Breakfast)
(Overnight at Munnar)
After breakfast, visit the famous Tata Tea Museum, located at the Nallathanni estate, containing all whereabouts and material about the growth and evolution of tea in Munnar, right from the history of native planters, rowing and sapling to an effective tea factory with comprehensive procedures. Main pivot to the tea trade in Kerala, they offer a rich cup of milky cardamom tea along with the demonstration of the history of tea. Watch the serendipity of Munnar amidst the overwhelming knolls from Pothanmedu View point. A cup of tea from the local vendor and the ethereal view, will make your day!
Commence your journey to Alleppey or Alappuzha, the oldest planned backwaters in Kerela, known for housing magnificent shrines, seashores, lagoons, canals and unique boat races, especially the startling tributaries of several river flowing collectively through the sea. Regarded as the Venice of India, Alleppey is decked with luxurious houseboats with the panoramic view of the tropical villages.
Check-in to the houseboat accommodation and relax on the backwaters of Kerala.
(Inclusions – Breakfast and Dinner)
(Overnight at Alappuzha)
Start your morning a delicious breakfast and spend your day with a stroll at the Alleppey Beach, recognised as a leisure site amongst the natives. The beach carries a 150 years old dock which strands into the sea with a fascinating old lighthouse. Sway under the palm trees and pick some exciting activities to enjoy around the beach park. Enrich the amazing Nehru Trophy Boat Race held during the monsoon followed by an amusing boat ride defining its own way of beholding elegance. Take a short ride to the Kumarakoram Bird Sanctuary, located on the banks of Vembanad Lake, with rich timbered land attracts a variety of migratory birds that flocks in groups, especially from Himalayas and even Siberia.
Continue your ride to Somatheeram Ayurvedic Health Resort, the first resort to have made Ayurvedic teachings recognizable in the planet. Established in the year 1990,the Ayurvedic centre truly reflects India’s contribution to the society in terms of ancient healing systems, meditation and yoga.
We provide the basic 8 days rejuvenation package at Somatheeram resort in this tour. If you wish to go for any specific treatment or would like to add number of days, please get in touch. We can customize the package completely.
(Inclusions – Veg Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
(Standard accommodation at the resort for 7 nights)