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Welcome to Kochi and the start of your India holiday with us. After you have passed through customs and bagage collection we will be there to meet you and transfer you to your hotel. Overnight at The KIllians breakfast (Relax and Breath)
Morning half day city tour including visit to Chinese fishing nets . The includes the visit to Dutch Palace built by the Portuguese for a local King in 1555 A.D. The famous Jew Street, a cul-de-sac leading to the beautiful Parsi Synagogue built in 1568. A walking tour of Fort Cochin will take you through the streets still graced with traces of Portuguese, Dutch & British colonial architecture. Evening visit to see kathkali dances. Overnight at The KIllians breakfast (Relax and Breath)
Day at leisure. Overnight at The KIllians breakfast (Relax and Breath)
Today we drive south to Periyar, South India’s most popular wildlife sanctuary and home to bison, antelopes, sambar, wild boar, birds and even the odd tiger! Kumli, close to the sanctuary and where you will stay, is a pretty little town dotted with small spice and handicraft shops. Evening nature walk. Overnight at Elephant Court (Patio room)
Today you will enjoy a tranquil boat ride, drift silently along the water's of Lake Periyar, spotting wild elephent herds and many of the varied wildlife the park has to offer.Later on we drive east to to Munnar - a quaint hill station nestled on the verdant slopes of tea plantations, that exudes a rare old world charm and reminds one of the days of the Raj in its elegant splendour. At a height of 1525 metres, Munnar offers breathtaking views of the surrounding hills.Enjoy tour of Munnar - Tea Garden and Tea Museum. Overnight at Tea County (Deluxe room)
Today we drive to Allepey and embark houseboat for a journey through the backwaters in and around Allapuzha (Alleppey). The boat will cross shallow, palm-fringed lakes and cruise along peaceful canals where copra and cashews are loaded onto local boats. The on-board cook will prepare locally-inspired food. Relax, read and catch some sun as the boat plies it’s route. Overnight AC Luxury Houseboat
Disembarking at Allepey today we drive to Kumarakom. Overnight at East end Lake Song (Punnamada house)
Day at leisure
Transfer to Kochi Airport
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