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"Magical KERALA-the Spiceland of India"

HOLIDAYS & MORE offers “Magical KERALA”

Embark on a 09-day sojourn to God’s own country "Kerala" for a magical holiday

Nature is calling you to one of the most beautiful states in the southern-most part of India, enthralling a variety of encounters with nature, greenery, coasts, backwaters, combined with cultural & gastronomical experiences.

The holiday takes you through the cultural and coastal city of Kochi, Tea Estates around Munnar, the Elephants and spicelands around Periyar, life around the Vembanad lake in Kumarakom and an exclusive Cruise on the backwaters & More

You can extend your holiday to Kovalam or see more of India!

Departs London Heathrow - 5 December 2023

09 Days / 08 nights Package

All flights, stay, meals included

Prices start from £1775.00 pp* on twin/triple share

Highlights on the tour:
In Kochi
  • Kathakali dance
  • Chinese fishing nets
  • Matancherry or Dutch Palace
  • Jewish Synagogue
In Munnar
  • Tea Estates
In Periyar
  • Spice Plantations
  • Periyar Lake
In Kumarakom
  • Vembanad Lake
  • Backwater Cruise
  • Flights in economy class for international travel from London Heathrow
  • 02 nights' hotel stay in Kochi on full board basis
  • 02 nights' hotel stay in Munnar on full board basis
  • 01 night' stay in Thekkady on full board basis
  • 02 nights' stay in Kumarakom on full board basis
  • Lunches and Dinners included during the trip
  • All transportation for transfers and sightseeing tours as mentioned in the program including transportation by our deluxe coach(s)
  • Day Cruise on the backwaters
  • Entrance fees to the monuments
  • Services of qualified English-speaking guide in Kerala
  • Entry visa of India
  • Other insurances (Health esc.) or Covid test requirements
  • Any meals, other than specified
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in itinerary
  • Items of personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
  • Beverage, drinks, and mineral water during meals
  • Any other optional sightseeing tours
  • Tips (suggested £7.00 Per Person per day)
  • Rates are correct at the time of sending, but in case of any increase imposed by the Government on any services included in the program; Agency will have the right to increase its rates accordingly.
  • Check-in and check-out times are per international regulations.
  • The Agency can handle all complaints of the Tour Operator’s clients only if advised during guest stay. No complains will be handled after clients’ final departure.

Magical Kerala - the Spiceland of India

  • Package price on twin/triple share basis : £1775.00 per person (Booked before 20th Oct 2023)
  • Package price on twin/triple share basis : £1855.00 per person (Booked before 21st Oct 2023)
  • Supplement for room on single occupancy: £395.00 per single
  • Pay Deposit Now* - £250.00 per person immediately to reserve your place(s).
Departure Dates & Prices
Departures Heathrow Airport (LHR)
To be advised£1775 PP
  • Minimum deposit - £ 250.00 per person
  • Final payments 8 weeks from travel dates.
  • Supplement for Single room will be extra.
  • Upgrades to higher category rooms available.
Additional Departure Gateways
Other Regional Airports Are Available On Request-

Magical Kerala - the Spiceland of India

  • Board the flight for Kochi. OVERNIGHT on board or connect flights to KOCHI
  • Meet our representative upon arrival in Cochin and drive towards the hotel to check-in.
  • Later in the evening, enjoy colorful performing art – Kathakali Dance.
  • Later in the evening, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.OVERNIGHT STAY IN COCHIN
  • After breakfast, enjoy city tour covering Mattancherry Palace- gifted to the king of Cochin, by Portuguese in 1555, about 500-year-old Jewish Synagogue, Chinese fishing nets and local spices market.
  • Later in the evening, return to the hotel for an overnight stay. OVERNIGHT STAY IN COCHIN
  • After breakfast, drive to Munnar - derived its name from the confluence of the three rivers around which the town grew.s
  • Today, it offers beautiful vistas, cardamom and spice plantations, aromatic oil factories, sights of several endangered species and the purple blue of the Neelakurinji flowers that bloom every 12 years.
  • Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel and spend the evening at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel. OVERNIGHT STAY IN MUNNAR
  • Explore Eravikulam National Park, home to various elusive and endangered species.
  • It is a great place to enjoy trekking and offers mind-blowing views of the tea plantations.
  • Later, proceed towards Tea Museum (closed on Monday), which gives an insight to the history of tea plantations of this region.
  • Later visit Mattupetty Dam, Eco Point and Flower Garden. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay. OVERNIGHT STAY IN MUNNAR
  • After breakfast, drive to Thekkady (Periyar) and on arrival check-in at the hotel.
  • Enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Periyar.
  • Set high in the ranges of the Western Ghats in Kerala, is the Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve. Periyar wildlife sanctuary has a picturesque lake at the heart of the sanctuary.
  • Herds of playful wild elephants have made Periyar Lake their favorite haunt for frolicking in the water.
  • They can be witnessed bathing and swimming here.
  • Enjoy a boat ride on the lake to view the wildlife at close quarters.
  • Other inhabitants of Periyar include the leopard, wild dog, barking deer, mouse deer, Nilgiri langur, bonnet macaque, sambhar, porcupines, squirrels, gaur (Indian bison), wild boar and sloth bear. Later, take a spice plantation tour.
  • The aroma and pleasant ambiance of the spice and tea plantations of Periyar are fascinating. Spices found in Thekkady include pepper, clove, cardamom, nutmeg, ginger, turmeric, vanilla, and curry leaves.
  • In the evening, watch traditional Kalari show. (Optional) - You can also enjoy an elephant ride in Periyar. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay. OVERNIGHT STAY IN THEKKADY
  • After breakfast, drive to Kumarakom which is one of the best visited backwater towns in India.
  • Rest of the day will be at leisure to visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. OVERNIGHT STAY IN KUMARAKOM
Day 08KUMARAKOM (Boat Ride on Backwater)
  • After breakfast, drive to Alleppey and board your boat on arrival for day cruise with lunch.
  • Alleppey, "Venice of the East" has a large network of backwater canals that meander through the town, surrounding villages and Vembanad Lake.
  • Cruise through the beautiful and scenic backwaters of Kerela. OVERNIGHT STAY IN KUMARAKOM
  • After breakfast, you will be provided departure transfer to Kochi Airport to board flight for UK or onward destination.
Booking conditions
  • All deposits paid on the booking are strictly non-refundable.
  • All above offers are subject to availability on first come first serve basis
  • Itinerary is subject to change
  • Our booking terms and conditions apply. Please refer to our full t&c on
  • Specific seating, room and food requests are all subject to availability.
  • We will endeavour to meet all requests, but they cannot be guaranteed.
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