KERALA & AYURVEDA -

 15 Days / 14 Nights 

COCHIN - MUNNAR – PERIYAR National Park - KUMARAKOM - ALLEPPEY - KADAPPURAM

Discover the generosity of the nature of Kerala: from the beautiful undulating carpets of the world's highest tea plantations to the lush vegetation of the mountains, from the spicy aromas of the fresh air, to the gentle houseboat sailing on backwaters and the absolute relaxation and peace of the Ayurvedic paradise of Kadappuram.

ITINERARY NOTE: DAY 5: domestic flight Bangalore / Chennai (Jet Airways2716) 17:30/18:30 or 18:10/19:10


Tour Itinerary

Day 01

USA – KOCHI
Upon arrival at Kochi (colonial name Cochin), a member of Surya Reisedienst will meet and assist you to transfer to hotel. Overnight

Day 02

KOCHI

Kochi is a vibrant city located along the southwest coast of the Indian peninsula and located over islands and promontories between the Arabian Sea and backwaters. The town consists of three main sections: Ernakulam, the modern part, on the mainland and the two peninsular districts of Mattancherry and Fort Cochin where the different architectural styles attest the varied colonial past. In the afternoon city tour that include the Dutch Palace and St. Francis Church and the Jewish Synagogue. The Synagogue is next to the Mattancherry Palace. It is possible to see the Great Scrolls of the Old Testament and the copper plates on which privileges were granted to the Jewish community by the Kochi rulers. Overnight.

Day 03

KOCHI – MUNNAR (130km – 3h)

Morning transfer by car to the hill station of Munnar. Located at an altitude of 1829mt. in Idukki district, Munnar was the favorite summer resort of the British governors during colonial times between endless extensions of tea plantations, pristine valleys and mountains, exotic species of flora and fauna in their natural habitats and forests with the spicy aroma of fresh air. After checking in at hotel, proceed for the visit of Munnar, which includes: Rajamalai, Matuppetty and Kundala dam (subject to permission by the authorities). Overnight.

Day 04

MUNNAR

Full day excursion to discover the environment of Munnar, a paradise for nature lovers, rich and lush with waterfalls, lakes and spice plantations and the spectacular carpets of the world's highest tea plantations. Who wish can make a trek into the forest (a little challenging). Overnight.

Day 05

MUNNAR – THEKKADY (PERIYAR N.P.) (90km – 2,5h)

In the morning car transfer to Thekkady for the visit of Periyar National Park. The park covers an area of 777km2 from the Caradamom hills to the western Ghats and is home to one of the largest wildlife reserves in India, enlivened by exotic flora and varied wildlife. In the afternoon visit at the reserve. Overnight.

Day 06

THEKKADY

All day visit in the park with jeep safari off-road in the forest and boat excursion on the lake. Overnight.

Day 07

THEKKADY – KUMARAKOM (124km – 2h)

Depart from the mountains and descend towards the coast to the town of Kumarakom, where will embark on the houseboat. Kerala is known for its backwaters, an intricate system of inland waters, lagoons, riversand lakes, which extend parallel to the coast of the Arabian sea for nearly half the length of the entire state of Kerala. Browsing this world except you discover the true soul of this state: green villages, paddy cultivation and slender canoes. Some villages can be reached only by water. This area is also known as the Malabar coast. The largest tract is located in the backwaters of Kottayamdistrict, where a network of rivers and canals empties into LakeVembanad. Full board in a house boat.

About the Houseboat

Earlier Houseboats of Kerala are known as "Kettuvallam", these huge, ling and tapering barges were traditionally used to cargo tonnes of goods across kingdoms, with portion covered with bamboo and coir serving as a rest room and kitchen for the crew. A familiar sight on the Backwaters, these vessels are built entirely without nails. Plants of jack wood are joined together and coir rope and coated with caustic black resin made from boiled cashew kennels. With careful maintenance they last for generations. Today widely and appropriately called Luxury Houseboats, (Kerala Backwaters) they carry furnished bedrooms, modern toilets, cozy living rooms, a kitchen and even a balcony for angling. As you cruise down the canal you can see morning newspaper and mail delivery by boat, vendors in boat paddle from house to house selling everyday provisions like rice, vegetables, oil, kerosene etc. with hundreds of quacking ducks around. Also you can see village activities, fisherman's activities and see old beautiful temples, churches and old fashioned Kerala.

Day 08

ALLEPPEY – KADAPPURAM BEACH RESORT (132km – 2h)

Transfer by car to the beach of Nattika where Kadappuram beach resort is located. The place is quiet and secluded, a true paradise for lovers of nature and relaxation. The resort is built with the traditional architectural style using only natural materials available locally. The walls are formed by the weaving of mats and roots of "Ramacham" a local medicinal plant by inserting in fact, already the touch of Ayurveda also in architecture. The restaurant on the lake offers Kerala’s organic delicacies. Upon arrival registration at the hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 09

KADAPPURAM BEACH RESORT

Two hours a day of Ayurvedic treatment, according to medical prescriptions at check in by the ayurvedic doctor at Kadappuram. Overnight and full board for all the duration of stay in Kadappuram.

Day 10

KADAPPURAM BEACH RESORT

Two hours a day of Ayurvedic treatment, according to medical prescriptions at check in by the ayurvedic doctor at Kadappuram. Overnight and full board for all the duration of stay in Kadappuram.

Day 11

KADAPPURAM BEACH RESORT

Two hours a day of Ayurvedic treatment, according to medical prescriptions at check in by the ayurvedic doctor at Kadappuram. Overnight and full board for all the duration of stay in Kadappuram.

Day 12

KADAPPURAM BEACH RESORT

Two hours a day of Ayurvedic treatment, according to medical prescriptions at check in by the ayurvedic doctor at Kadappuram. Overnight and full board for all the duration of stay in Kadappuram.

Day 13

KADAPPURAM BEACH RESORT

Two hours a day of Ayurvedic treatment, according to medical prescriptions at check in by the ayurvedic doctor at Kadappuram. Overnight and full board for all the duration of stay in Kadappuram.

Day 14

KADAPPURAM BEACH RESORT

Two hours a day of Ayurvedic treatment, according to medical prescriptions at check in by the ayurvedic doctor at Kadappuram. Overnight and full board for all the duration of stay in Kadappuram.

Day 15

KADAPPURAM – KOCHI – ITALIA

Two hours a day of Ayurvedic treatment, according to medical prescriptions at check in by the ayurvedic doctor at Kadappuram. Overnight and full board for all the duration of stay in Kadappuram.

The cost is calculated per person in double room on twin sharing basis

Hotels used
City Hotels Nights
Cochin Holiday Inn 2
Munnar Silver Tip 2
Thekkay Green Woods Resort 2
Alleppey-Kumarakom Deluxe House boat 1
Kadappuram Kadappuram Beach Resort
Water Lagoon Cottage
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THE PACKAGE INCLUDE

  • assistance on arrival and departure
  • full board at Kadappuram beach resort
  • two hours a day of Ayurvedic treatment during the stay at Kadappuram beach resort with Full Meal
  • full board during backwater’s cruise on houseboat
  • accommodation as per itinerary - double room on twin sharing basis
  • daily breakfast at hotel
  • all the visits and excursions included in the itinerary with a local English speaking guide or Italian (where available)
  • air conditioned deluxe coach for roundtrip with English speaking driver
  • all monument entry tickets included in the itinerary
  • jungle walk (on request, a bit challenging)
  • jeep safari and boat excursion at Periyar
  • all current government taxes, hotel, road, toll and interstate taxes.
  • service taxes
  • all kind of transport and luxury taxes

THE PACKAGE NOT INCLUDE

  • all International and domestic airfares and any airport taxes
  • Indian Visa
  • camera fee (still or movie) medical
  • medical insurance, luggage and trip cancellation
  • all kind of personal expenses such as tips, laundry, telephone bills, and beverages.
  • everything that not expressely mentioned in the “Package include” section.

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