Mararikulam Holidays

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Kathakali Dancer

Day 1: Kochi

Welcome to Kerala and the start of your adventure with On the Go Tours! Upon your arrival at Kochi's international airport you will be met by our local representative and transferred to your hotel for check in with the remainder of the day at leisure.

Jewish Market

Day 2: Kochi - Alleppey

This morning a short drive from Kochi to Allepey brings you to board your house boat. Sit back enjoy the cozy comfort of a moving Keralan rice boat and watch the country side from on board, passing the ancient Champakulam church and tasting local Kuttanadan dishes during the journey.

Alleppey sunset

Day 3: Alleppey - Mararikulam

After breakfast, you'll disembark from the houseboat and be transferred to your hotel in Marari Beach. Check in to your hotel with the remainder of the day at leisure.

Days 4-6: Mararikulam

Sit back and relax here in this laid back coastal area of India, walk along palm fringed beaches looking for shells and watching the fishermen at work, or simply kick back and enjoy some fresh fruit cocktails served on a silver platter.

Day 7: Mararikulam - Mumbai

Later today we will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Mumbai (6E 215 1335/1535 hrs) where upon your arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check in with the remainder of the day at leisure.

Crawford market architecture

Day 8: Mumbai

This morning after breakfast we take the cruise to visit Elephanta caves - Mumbai's premier tourist attraction. The rock-cut temples on peaceful Elephanta Island are thought to have been carved between 450 and 750 AD. The main cave contains large sculpted panels, including an astonishing 18-foot depiction of Shiva. Enjoy an afternoon sightseeing tour one of the most highly populated cities in the world, accommodating approximately 18 million people! Highlights include the Prince of Wales Museum, Gateway of India and Marine drive.

Gateway to India

Day 9: Mumbai - Dharamsala

This morning we will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Dharamsala (via Delhi - 6E 194 0750/1000 hrs//SG 2191 1200/1330 hrs). Upon your arrival in Dharamsala you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check in. Remainder of the day at leisure.

Day 10: Dharamsala

Enjoy guided sightseeing of Macleadganj today, the higher settlement of Dharamsala. This 'Little Lhasa' is a magical world of spinning prayer wheels, fluttering prayer flags, spectacular mountain views, cultivated hillscapes and a kaledoscopic panorama of wealth. Everything here spreads the message of peace and universal harmony.

Day 11: Dharamsala - Varanasi

This morning we will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Varanasi (via Delhi - AI 9814 1155/1345 hrs//6E 176 1645/1805 hrs) where upon your arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check in. Remainder of the day at leisure.

Varanasi Ghats

Day 12: Varanasi

This morning enjoy a sunrise boat ride on the holy Ganges where you’ll view the ancient religious tradition of ritual cleansing that takes place on the many riverbank ghats (riverside steps). Later embark on a tour of the city and Sarnath. This evening enjoy an aarti ceremony on the banks of the Ganges.

Bathers in the morning

Day 13: Varanasi

Today marks the end of your adventure with On the Go Tours. After breakfast and hotel check out we will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Delhi (6E 175 1045/1220 hrs) to connect with your international flight home. End of services.

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last updated - 01 Oct 2014 2:11 PM