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The Great Golden Triangle

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12 Nights & 13 days packages

Starting Point: Kochi
Ending Point: Trivandrum

Day 1:Kochi

Arrival at the Kochi airport, you will be received by our representative at Kochi International airport and will be transferred to the hotel. Kochi (colonial name Cochin) is a vibrant city situated on the south-west coast of the Indian peninsula in the breathtakingly scenic and prosperous state of Kerala, hailed as 'God's Own Country'. Informally, Cochin is also referred to as the Gateway to Kerala, Check in at the resort in Kochi, Overnight stay at the resort.

Day 2:Kochi

After breakfast proceed for a sightseeing of Kochi,Covering Fort Cochin, attractions are the Basque Da Gama Square, the Basilica of Santa Cruz, San Francisco Church, VOC Gate, Bastion Bungalow, Jewish Synagogue, Mattancherry Palace, etc. Learn the operation of fishing nets interesting of Chinese built teak and bamboo poles work on the principle of balance. The records say it was established here between 1350 and 1450. Basque Da Gama Square, the narrow promenade that parallels the beach is the best place to watch the nets down and pulled out of the sea, overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 3:KochiMunnar 140 kms 4 hours

After breakfast, check out and proceed to Munnar, The word "Munnar" means three rivers. 3 mountain streams (Madurapuzha, NallathanniandKundala) are joining together here. During the British rule in India, Munnar was the summer resort of the Government officials. The natural beauty, calmness and mild cold climate throughout the year make it a favorite tourist destination. There are about 30 tea plantations in and around Munnar. The tea estates, hills, lakes and forests inside Munnar range encompass its beauty. The Munnar hills are covered by tea plants, which give a feeling of seeing a wide green carpet.

Day 4:Munnar

After breakfast proceed for a full day sightseeing trip Mattupatty,Kundala,Eco point followed by a visit to Pothamedu which offers an excellent view of the tea, coffee and cardamom plantations in Munnar. The rolling hills, the lush mountain and the breathtaking scenery here is ideal for trekking and long mountain walks surroundings is a good picnic spot,after lunch visit Tea Museum and Blossom Park,Later visit the Rajmalai Wild Life sanctuary - this is the only sanctuary in India where Indian Ibex's are found, followed by a visit to KannanDevan Hills. From here you can have a panoramic view of Munnar Tea Estates & the Lake of Munnar,overnight stay at Munnar.

Day 5:MunnarThekkady 130 kms 3 hours drive

Check out after breakfast and proceed to Thekkady, The periyar wildlife sanctuary - Lying close to the plantations, in the rich jungles of periyar in thekkady is one of the world's most fascinating natural wildlife reserves - the periyar wildlife sanctuary, spread across 777 sq km, of which 360 sq.km is thick evergreen forest, the periyar wildlife sanctuary was declared a tiger reserve in 1978. The splendid artificial lake formed by the mullaperiyar dam across the periyar river adds to the charm of the park. This is the only sanctuary in india where you can have the unique experience of viewing wildlife at close quarters from the safety of a boat on the lake.

Day 6:Thekkady

After a leisurely breakfast, day is free for boating, elephant safari, plantation tour evening visit Kathakali and martial arts, overnight stay at the hotel

Day 7:ThekkadyAleppey backwater resort 170 kms 4 hours drive

Check out at 10 00 clock and proceed to Alleppey known as "Venice of the East" Alleppey has a vast network of beaches, lakes, lagoons and freshwater rivers . This is an important backwater destination attracting several thousand foreign tourists every year and is also famous for its boat races, beaches, marine products and coir industry,Alleppey connects Kumarakom and Kochi towards the north by through lakes,overnight stay at the hotel/resort.

Day 8:Alleppey Backwater resort

Full day is at Leisure at the backwater resort,enjoy the inhouse facilities,overnight stay at the resort.

Day 9: Alleppey Houseboat

Check out . Check in at the houseboat Enjoy the magic of backwater by going on a Houseboat (Kettuvallam) cruise across the backwaters. Spend the next 22 hours in your floating villa. Enjoy the backwaters of Kerala by getting a glimpse of the village life at close quarters; a unique and unforgettable experience. Enjoy the sunset & stay overnight on the houseboat.

Day 10:AlleppeyKovalam 190 kms 5 hours drive

After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to Hotel at Kovalam. Check in to your Hotel. Kovalam is an internationally renowned beach with three adjacent crescent beaches. It has been a favorite haunt of tourists, especially Europeans, since the 1930s. A massive rocky promontory on the beach has created a beautiful bay of calm waters ideal for sea bathing, Overnight stay at Kovalam.

Day 11:KovalamPoovarKovalam

At the southern tip of Trivandrum, bordering Kerala and Tamil Nadu, is the beautiful coastal village of Poovar. With backwaters on one sideand the sea on the other, Poovar is a network of lagoons, lakes, canals, estuaries, and deltas, interspersing forty-four rivers that join the Arabian Sea. The Neyyar River passes through Neyyattinkarataluk into the Arabian Sea near Poovar. Lying close to the natural harbour Vizhinjam, Poovar has an estuary which connects with the sea during high tides. A quiet tourist spot, Poovar was once a trading centre of timber, sandalwood, ivory, and spices,Overnight stay at Kovalam

Day 12 : Kovalam

After breakfast full day is at Leisure at the beach resort,enjoy the inhouse facilities at the resort, overnight stay at the resort

Day 13:Kovalam Trivandrum drop 35 minites 20 kms

Check out at 10 00 clock and you will be transferred to Trivandrum airport as per the departure timings,Tour ends.

 

 

Package 1- Standard package

US$ 1510 for 2 Adults,Valid till 30th April 2016

US$ 1280/- for 2 Adults,Valid from 1st May till 30th September 2016

Name of the hotel Destination No of Nights Category
Phil's Residency
http://www.philsresidency.com/
Cochin 2 Superior
Bracknell Forest
http://bracknell.in/
Munnar 2 Superior forest resort
Pepperwine
http://peppervine.in/
Thekkady 2 Superior plantation resort
Palmgrove Lake resort
http://www.palmgrovelakeresort.com/
Alleppey 2 Superior backwater resort
Houseboat
http://www.lakeslagoons.com/
Alleppey 1 Deluxe houseboat
Swagath Holiday resort
http://www.swagathresorts.com/
Kovalam 3 3 star beach resort

 

 

Package 2- Deluxe package

US$ 1850 for 2 Adults,Valid till 30th April 2016

US$ 1570/- for 2 Adults,Valid from 1st May till 30th September 2016

Name of the hotel Destination No of Nights Category
Travancore Court
http://www.travancorecourt.com/
Cochin 2 4 star Colonial hotel
Tea Valley resort
http://www.teavalleyresort.com/
Munnar 2 Deluxe hill resort
Spice Grove
http://www.spicegrove.in/
Thekkady 2 Deluxe Hill resort
Emerald Isle
http://www.emeraldislekerala.com/
Alleppey 2 Heritage Homestay
Houseboat
http://www.lakeslagoons.com/
Alleppey 1 A C Deluxe houseboat
UdaySamudra
http://www.uds.co.in/index.php
Kovalam 3 Deluxe beach resort

 

 

Package 3- Semi Luxury package

US$ 2250/- for 2 Adults,Valid till 30th April 2016

US$ 1850/- for 2 Adults,Valid from 1st May till 30th September 2016

Name of the hotel Destination No of Nights Category
Holiday Inn/Casino hotel
http://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/us/en/cochin/coker/hoteldetail
http://www.cghearth.com/
Cochin 2 Semi Luxury
Tea country resort
http://munnarteacountryresort.com/
Munnar 2 Semi Luxury
Wild corridor
http://thekkadywildcorridor.com/
Thekkady 2 Semi Luxury
VasundaraSarovar
http://www.vasundhararesorts.in/
Alleppey 2 Semi Luxury
Houseboat
http://www.lakeslagoons.com/
Alleppey 1 Luxury houseboat
Turtle on the beach
http://www.turtleonthebeach.com/
Kovalam 3 Luxury

 

 

The above Package Includes

  • 2 night accommodation in Kochi with breakfast& Dinner
  • 2 nights accommodation in Munnar with breakfast& Dinner
  • 2 nights accommodation in Thekkady with breakfast& Dinner
  • 1 night accommodation in an A/c Deluxe houseboat with breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
  • 3 nights accommodation in Kovalam with breakfast& Dinner
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary at all destinations
  • Parking,Toll and Night halt charges
  • Round trip transfers by A/C car with an English speaking Tourist Driver
  • Boating and entrances fees at Thekkady wildlife sanctuary for 2 people
  • Elephant safari in Munnar for 2 people with plantation tour
  • Kathakali&Martial arts show tickets at Thekkady
  • English speaking guide services at Kochi forkochisightseeing
  • Entrance fees to monuments in Kochi,MunnarThekkady Trivandrum
  • Currently applicable taxes

 

The above Package Excludes

  • Airfare to India
  • Visa charges
  • Any additional meals not mentioned in the package includes
  • Room service charges, Telephone calls, laundry charges, tips of personal nature
  • Cost incurred due to mishaps, strikes, political unrest etc.
  • And anything not specifically mentioned in the package includes column
*The above mentioned price is subject to change if there is an increase in Fuel Charges, Taxes and US$ conversion rates

 

 

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