A perfect week in Southern India

A perfect week in Southern India

Cochin . Periyar . Alleppey . Kumarakom
Private Escorted Tour - 7 days from $949 per person based on double occupancy*

A perfect week in Southern India

India > Southern India 

7 Days, 6 Nights

South India stands in complete contrast to the North. The South is a region of vast cultural wealth and lush beauty. It is an amalgam of exotic flora and fauna, spices, miles of ocean, sand and backwaters. On this journey, you will travel to Kerala, known as “God’s own country”, for its stunning natural beauty.

Explore the historic spice-trading center of Cochin, founded in 1341, a stop on the main trade route between Europe and China.  Visit Periyar, the ‘Land of the Spices’ Columbus was seeking when he stumbled on the New World. Spend a night aboard a houseboat in the Backwaters of Alleppy. Discover a tropical paradise, otherwise known as Kumarakom.

Highlights

  • Walk in the old town, once a hub of spice trade
  • Visit Jewish town and synagogue
  • Watch a classical Kathakali dance performance
  • Explore the lush Spice plantations in the highlands and learn about the spices of India
  • Cruise the pristine backwaters of Kerala  

Inclusions

  • Accommodation of six nights on TWIN/ DOUBLE share basis at hotels mentioned above or similar
  • Buffet breakfast at all hotels except houseboat, this will be on full board (all three meals) basis.
  • Transportation by vehicles as per the itinerary
    • 1 - 3 guests: Air-conditioned Innova
    • 4 - 6 guests: Air-conditioned Tempo Traveler
  • Services of English speaking local guides during sightseeing
  • Entrance fees to the places of visit as per the itinerary
  • Kathakali dance performance in Cochin
  • Nature walk, Boat ride on seat basis and meditation in Periyar.
  • Packaged drinking water in the vehicle throughout the tour
  • Current applicable taxes

 

Exclusions:

  • International Airfare
  • Visa fees for India
  • Any gratuities
  • Any Insurance
  • Any meals or options not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Above given rates are not valid for Expense of personal nature like tipping, laundry, and telephone/fax calls, alcoholic beverages, camera/video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, airport departure tax etc.

Group Size

Minimum 2, solo travelers pay surcharge

Dates

Departs daily.

Price

From $949 per person based on double occupancy*

Trip Terms

*Prices are quoted in USD and are ‘from’, per person, based on twin share occupancy. Single supplements apply.  Black-out dates and surcharges may apply Thu-Sat and during special events and Holidays. All pricing is strictly subject to availability and based on stays Sun-Wed. All prices, itineraries and routing are subject to change without notice. Please call for our current prices.  Prices are current at time of posting (3/12/18) and may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed.  CA CST: 2076233-40, WA ID 601684531

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