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Highlands And Backwater Of Kerala (Houseboat)

Cherai Beach● Alleppey Backwater(Houseboat) ● Munnar ● Kochi

Highlights

Wedged between the Western Ghats on the East and the Arabian Sea on the West, the narrow strip of land known as Kerala is a destination of a lifetime. Spending couple of days here you will discover the secrets of Kerala - lush green hill stations, serene backwaters, pristine beaches, wildlife sanctuaries, tea estates, spice gardens and the cultural heritage of Kerala - Kathakali and Kalarippayattu.

  • Admire the enchanting mist clad hills. quaint cottages, fragrant tea gardens in the Hill Station - Munnar.
  • Explore the Tea Estates of Harrison Malayalam, Tata, Michael's and Brooke Bond.
  • Experience the daily life in the most fascinating 'Water World on Earth' - Alleppey and Kumarakam.
  • Stay in a Houseboat and enjoy its smooth sailing through breathtakingly beautiful backwaters of Kerala.
  • Know the history of multi cultured multi ethnic Kochi influenced by traders around the world.

Detail Itinerary

  • Experience the Serenity

    Board flight / train from home-town and reach Kochi by morning/noon hours. After collecting luggage, we will drive to one of the most beautiful beaches in Kerala, 'Cherai Beach', which is rightly called the 'Princess of the Arabian Sea'. Upon arriving at Cherai, check in to the Hotel and relax. Go for a leisure walk on the beach and spend your evening by admiring sunset of Arabian Sea. You may take a ride on water-scooter and speedboat to go for dolphin watch. Rejuvenate yourself at swimming pool and ayurvedic spa inside the resort. Enjoy dinner at the hotel and go for a good night's sleep.


  • The Mesmerizing Backwater

    Wake up in the beautiful combination of sea and backwaters rimmed by lush green coconut palms and paddy fields. Post breakfast, drive down to the beautiful backwater of Alleppey to discover the most fascinating 'Water World on Earth'. Still more romantically known as Alleppey, Allapuzza is home to a vast network of waterways and more than 1000 houseboats. Wondering around the small and serene villages, meandering canals and rivers, you will undoubtedly agree to the sobriquet - Venice of the East, earned by Alappuzha.

    Upon reaching check-in to a beautiful Houseboat and enjoy lunch. Spend some time gazing at graceful and greenery-fringed village life along the banks. In the afternoon, float around in the splendour of the sparkling water and enjoy a memorable evening in the mesmerizing beauty of the setting sun.


  • An Enthralling Drive to Munnar

    In the morning hour, enjoy an authentic kerala style breakfast and then proceed towards Munnar which is around 3 hour drive through enthralling waterfalls, lakes and tea plantation. We will stop for a tour of spice garden. From the historical time Munnar is an important trade center for spice for which Portuguese, Dutch, and British invaded our land for years. In the afternoon, we will reach Munnar, a haven of peace and tranquility, means three rivers and the town is located at the confluence of 3 mountain streams - Muthirapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Post check in to the hotel, you are free to explore Munnar town at your own pace.


  • Highlands Of Munnar

    In the morning you will discover yourself in the misty morning of Munnar. Walk through the Tea gardens and enjoy the view of lash green mountains around you. Today we will visit some of the famous sightseeing places around Munnar.

    Tea Factory: The museum set up at the Nallathanni Estate of Tata Tea in Munnar is a tribute to the toils and rigours of its pioneers, who showed utmost determination to transform Munnar into a major tea plantation centre of Kerala. Know about various stages of tea processing and making of green and black tea.

    Mattupetty Dam: On one side is the calm reservoir and on the other one can hear the roar of the waters as it plummets into the dense valley. You can go for a river boating in the beautiful lake.

    Kathakali Dance Performance: Kerala is the home of several traditional dance and dance - drama forms, the most notable being Kathakali. Kathakali is a blend of dance, music and acting and dramatizes stories, which are mostly adapted from the Indian epics - Ramayana and Mahabharata. Enjoy a spectacular performance of Kathakali in the evening at Munnar.


  • Drive down to Kochi

    Today, post breakfast by 10 am morning, we will drive down to Kochi. It will take 3 hours to reach Kochi. We will visit some famous places in Kochi.

    Dutch Palace: This Palace was built by the Portuguese and presented to the Raja of Cochin in 1555 A.D. Though built by the Portuguese, it is popularly known as the 'Dutch Palace' as the Dutch renovated it during their short reign here. The palace is well known for the mural paintings that adorn its walls. These paintings represent scenes from the epics Ramayana and Mahabharatha. These paintings cover nearly 300 sq. feet of wall surface. In the central courtyard of the Palace is the temple dedicated to Panhayannur Bhagavathi.

    Jewish Synagogue: or the Paradesi Synagogue is the oldest synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations. It was built in 1568 by the Malabar Yehudan people or Cochin Jewish community in the Kingdom of Cochin. The synagogue is located in the quarter of Old Cochin known as Jew Town.

    In the evening, proceed to hotel for check in.


  • Return to the Den

    Today, after morning breakfast, we will proceed towards airport to board flight back to home. Bid good bye to your new friends and take with you the memories of mesmerizing Kerala.

Tour Schedule

11 - 16 March, 2018
6 Days/ 5 Nights

Tour Cost

Per Person (On Twin Sharing)

Rs. 28,400

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What is included

What is excluded

  • Train/Airfare or any other mode of transport from your home-town to Kochi and return.
  • Any additional hours/days of stay required beyond standard check-in time 12:00 PM and check out time 11:00 AM at hotels or pre or post tour. Any upgrade of room category in hotels
  • Sightseeing and attraction tickets not mentioned in inclusions and not with the group.Joyrides, Boat rides, ropeway and other adventure activities
  • Expense of personal nature like insurance, room service, porterage, tipping, laundry, telephone charges, beverages, mineral water, camera/video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, airport departure tax, puja, shopping etc.
  • Any expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as road blocks, landslide, accidents & any emergency evacuations.

How to make booking

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    You can either click on 'Book Now' button on this page or call us (+91) 8095767595 or email us info@50plusvoyagers.com to request booking

  • 2

    Send us a copy of Identity, Address and Age proof. Adhaar/Driving Licence/ Voters ID/ Passport number is required. You must be carrying same with you during tour.

  • 3

    Pay Rs. 10,000 as 'tour booking fee' by on-line transfer or cheque to the current bank account of 50+ Voyagers Travel and Adventure Club Pvt. Ltd.

  • 4

    Pay balance amount 40 days before tour departure date.

  • 5

    If you want us to make train/flight booking, appx amount of same to be paid at time of booking. Remaining to be adjusted with balance payment.

  • 6

    Please note, train ticket is subject to availability, so request advance purchase.



What do our members say

  • Vibhavana Jaiswal Mumbai I don't know how to thank 50+ Voyagers for the experience my mother got on her first ever trip to Kerala that too alone. Although I havnt experienced it but I could see the spark in her eyes, listen to the beautiful stories of her trip, the amazing experience she had during the trip. She is appreciating day and night about the trip, the crew members- how they took care of the travelers and how polite they were during the entire duration of the trip. She appreciated the places where she stayed and the food she had. She is very particular about things but, she has given 100 out of 100 to this trip. She made new friends. She has got rejuvenated and expressed that she will go on another trip soon. All thanks to you and your concept.
  • Zarine Tirmizi, Bangalore The Highlands and Backwaters Kerala trip (Nov 2016) was amazing, a must-do at least once in a lifetime. Right from the time of booking to the end of the trip, everything was meticulously organized. We slipped from one day into another without any hassles, delays, interruptions, or aberrations. Every meal was excellent. The transport was comfortable. Hotels were very good. The itinerary was fulfilling. The group was fun.
  • Dr. Jayachandran Menon Bangalore We had the pleasure of travelling in the goup travel organised by 50+ Voyagers. It was to Hampi,Badami,Pattadakkal,Aihole etc. The travel to and fro was very comfortable. Similarly the accommodation at Hospet was excellent,so also the food. The sight seeing, the vehicles, the guides etc were of the best nature. The guides were well versed in the subject,well informed. We fully enjoyed the trip. The very personal care taken by the tour manager is noteworthy. We never felt any deficiency during the entire travel period. We 50+ Voyagers them all the best.
  • Lolita Roy Kolkata My husband Bijoy and I joined this group for our first trip with 50 + Voyagers to Sri Lanka. Well, to come to the point directly, we are so glad we found this traveller's club on FB ! Everything went as per plan and expectatipns, on our trip to Sri Lanka thanks to the untiring efforts and caring ways of the Tour Guide and Leader. Kudos to 50+ Voyagers for giving the elderly citizens, often single too, this avenue to travel and explore in conditions best suited to their age and stage in life. We wish 50+ the very best for the future. May that grow from strength to strength. Needless to say, we hope to join them on many more exciting and enjoyable trips in the future.
  • Poornima Kumar Bangalore The trip Highlands and Backwaters of Kerala in September 2017 was an amazing trip with lovely Co travelers, and Caring Team Managers. The entire trip - spectacular drive, houseboat stay, Munnar misty mountains and Tea estate visit, summed up my desire to see and enjoy Kerala. Thank you 50+ Voyagers and the Co travelers who made the journey memorable.

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