CGH Earth Experience Tour6 Days & 5 Nights

Cochin - Thekkady - Kumarakom - Marari

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Package Itinerary

Day

1

You will be picking from Cochin Airport / Ernakulam railway station and drive to Thekkady (05 Hrs drive). On arrival at Thekkady check into Hotel and relax for the rest of the day. Overnight stay at the hotel will be arranged.

Day

2

After breakfast proceed for the sightseeing tour of Thekkady - one of the world's most fascinating wild life reserves. The Periyar wild life sanctuary in Thekkady is spread across 777 sq km of which 360 sq km is thick ever green forest. Noted for its geomorphology, diversity of wild life and scenic beauty, the sanctuary was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1978. Optional activities like Boating at Periyar Lake, Spice Plantation visit and Elephant Ride can be done at an extra cost. Overnight stay is arranged in Thekkady.

Day

3

After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Kumarakom (05 Hrs Drive). Check in to the hotel. Afternoon proceeds for local sightseeing in and around Kumarakom - a tiny backwater hamlet perched on the western banks of the Vembanadu Lake. The stretch of backwater is spread over 900 sq. km. Choose a canoe, motor boat or a houseboat and devour the beauty of this backwater paradise at its best. Overnight stay is arranged in Kumarakom.

Day

4

After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Mararikulam (45 min Drive). Check in to the hotel and relax rest of the day. Enjoy the evening watching a spectacular sunset or swimming at the picturesque Marari Beach. Overnight stay at Resort.

Day

5

After breakfast go for bicycle ride/walk around local villages for local lifestyle experience (Complimentary). Take a canoe ride in the canals of Alleppey (Approximate cost Rs. 1000/hour). One can opt for a day cruise on a houseboat in Alleppey. Visit St. Andrews Basilica is 3kms from Marari which originally built by the Portuguese missionaries in the 16th century. Enjoy the evening watching a spectacular sunset or swimming at the picturesque Marari Beach. Overnight stay at Resort.

Day

6

After breakfast check out from the Hotel and drive to Cochin Airport / railway station (depend on your departure place) for your flight / train back home, feeling contented about a wonderful holiday you spent in the God's Own Country.

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

Hotel Details
 
Destination Hotels Room Type
Thekkady Spice Village Spice Garden Cottage
Kumarakom Coconut Lagoon Heritage Bungalow
Mararikulam Marari Beach Resort Garden Villa
 
TOTAL TOUR COST FOR 2 PERSONS : Rs 67999 /-

 
Above rates are valid only for 15th November – 20th December .
Package cost can be amended based on your preferences of hotels and budget
Above rates are NETT to Kerala Holidays.

INCLUSIONS WITH ABOVE COST:
 
•    Accommodation with above mentioned hotels.
•    Meal Plan = Hotels / Resorts on Breakfast basis.
•    Accommodation with 1 Double room(s) .
•    Arrival assistance at Cochin airport.
•    Welcome drink with the hotels.   
•    Walking tour of environment preservation at Spice Village Thekkady.
•    Organic farm visit at Spice Village Thekkady, Coconut Lagoon Kumarakom & Marari Resort.
•    Complementary Yoga session at Spice Village Thekkady & Coconut Lagoon Kumarakom.
•    Handmade paper making at Spice Village Thekkady.
•    Complementary Yoga session at Spice Village Thekkady & Marari Resort.
•    Guided walk with Naturalist at Spice Village Thekkady & Coconut Lagoon Kumarakom.
•    Cooking demonstration at Spice Village Thekkady, Coconut Lagoon Kumarakom & Marari Resort.
•    Evening dance performance at Spice Village Thekkady.
•    Sari / Dhoti demonstration at Spice Village Thekkady & Marari Resort.
•    Cycling at Spice Village Thekkady & Marari Resort. 
•    Evening cultural performance at Coconut Lagoon Kumarakom.
•    Bird watching at Coconut Lagoon Kumarakom.
•    Sunset cruise at Coconut Lagoon Kumarakom.
•    Kalaripayattu demonstration at Coconut Lagoon Kumarakom & Marari Resort.
•    Craft demonstration at Coconut Lagoon Kumarakom.
•    Tabala demonstration at Coconut Lagoon Kumarakom.
•    Butterfly Garden visit at Coconut Lagoon Kumarakom & Marari Resort.
•    Evening Tea / Coffee at Tea Boat Coconut Lagoon Kumarakom.
•    Village walk at Coconut Lagoon Kumarakom & Marari Resort.
•    Interact with in-house Ayurveda physician at  Marari Resort.
•    Evening Tea / Coffee at Tea Cart Marari Resort.
•    Morning visit to Fish landing harbour at  Marari Resort. 
•    Communicative & cooperative driver for a hassle free holiday.
•    Transfers and sightseeing by A/C INDIGO at disposal includes driver bata, toll, parking, driver's night halt, fuel charges.
•    GST applicable as per government rules. 
 

Exclusions

Any Airfare 
Entrances fees 
Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, telephone, and laundry bills etc 
Tips and porter charges 
Any boating charges (motor boat / pedal boat). 
Any additional expenses incurred due to any flight delay or cancellation, weather conditions, political closures, technical faults etc 
Any other service/s not specified above 

Note

All taxes, entrance fees, airfare etc if included are as on date. Any future hike will be charged extra. 
Check in / Checkout time with the hotels are 1200 noon and overnight Houseboat (if provided with itinerary) is 1200 noon check in and 0900 hrs next day check out. 
The above rates are valid for the given dates only. 
The above is only an offer and not confirmation of your bookings. We shall proceed with your booking once we have receive the payment from you & if we are not able to get the original hotels, shall provide equivalent/ alternative hotels. 
Air Conditioner with the Deluxe Houseboat will work from 9 PM to 6 AM. Full time A/C is available on Premium and Luxury Houseboat. 
 

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