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Magical Interlude

7nts Kerala Tour + 1nt Train + 6nts Goa beach

Alleppey 2nts, Periyar 2nts, Cochin - 2nts
House Boat 1nt Train - AC Sleeper Coach, Goa - 6nts

 






Day 01: Cochin / Alleppey :
On arrival, you will be met and transferred by road to Hotel in Alleppey,after check-in you are free for independent activities. Rejuvenate your mind and body with ayurvedic massages.
Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 02: Alleppey:
Visit the local coir factory, take a boat around the backwaters or simply stroll through the villages and see the life on the backwaters. You are free for independent activities.
Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 03: Alleppey / Periyar:
After breakfast you will be transferred by road to Periyar through the Western Ghats, where you can witness the Rubber and Spice plantation, which includes Coffee, Cocoa, Cinnamon, Pepper, and Clove. After check-in at Hotel and after lunch proceed for plantation tour.
Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 04: Periyar:
Early morning embark on a boat ride for game viewing. Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary has very picturesque surrounding.
The reservoir and the surrounding forest provide protection and a constant supply of water to the animals.

The earliest sanctuary to be set up in 1934, it extends to 777 square Kms 7 forms part of the high mountain ranges, the Western Ghats. Wildlife can be seen while cruising on periyar Lake in a motorboat, amongst the animals that can be seen are Elephants, Wild Boar, Sambar, Wild dog, Languor monkeys, Wild buffalo's and occasionally Tiger, Leopard.
After boating you in you are free for independent activities.
Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 05: Periyar / Cochin :
After breakfast you will be transferred to Hotel, after check-in you are free for independent activities.
Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 06: Cochin:


After breakfast proceed half day tour of Cochin, city tour that includes the St. Francis's Church, Which is the oldest European church in India.

Vasco da Gama who died in Cochin in 1524 was buried there for 14 years before his remains were transferred to Lisbon. His tombstone still stands. The church was built in 1503. Walk to the Chinese Fishing nets. Visit the Dutch Palace built by the Portuguese in 1557 and subsequently renovated by the Dutch after 1663. The murals are perhaps the best in India. Drive to the Jewish Synagogue built in 1568 and is the oldest in the Commonwealth. Walk around Jew town to see the antique shops. After city-tour back to hotel. And again, in the evening (Option to) visit local Cultural Centre for a performance of Kathakali, Kerala's traditional dance/art form.
Overnight stay at the hotel.

 








Day 07: Cochin / Alleppey :
After breakfast you will be transferred to House boat, Alleppey. After check-in you are free for independent activities.
Overnight stay at the Houseboat.

Houseboat - Before the trucks became popular, the main cargo transportation was through backwaters by 'Kettuvalloms'. Kettuvallom means, 'stitched boat'. They are 70 foot long, 30tonnes capacity, made with wooden planks joined and stitched together with Coconut ropes and painted with cashew nut oil outside. These Kettuvallom were converted to Houseboat and are designed for comfortable cruise and over night stay. The boat has one and two bath-attached rooms with modern comforts, a living cum dining room and a kitchen. Eco-friendly materials construct the boat. A cook and two-member crew would be there to attend you. The boat moves through the backwaters with village tours and at night the boat is anchored at a beautiful part of the lake

Day 08: Alleppey / Goa :
After breakfast you will be transferred to Railway Station
2Hrs before the departure of your train at 1255hrs to Goa.

Overnight stay on the train.
(Train seats are in AC Sleeper Class and the journey is approx 17hrs)

Day 09: Goa:
On arrival at Madgon railway station by 0630hrs, you will be met and transferred to Hotel, after check-in you are free for independent activities.

Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 09-14: Goa :

Day 15: Goa / London :
After breakfast you will be transferred to International Airport 3Hrs before the departure of your onward journey.

 


 

 

 
Hotels Resort Board No of Nts
Kondailip Resort Alleppey HB 02
Ambadi Periyar BB 02
Gama Heritage Cochin BB 02
House Boat - Standard Alleppey FB 01
Osbourne hotel Calangute / Goa BB 06
FO = Flight Only | BB = Bed and breakfast | HB = Half Board | FB = Full Board | AI = All inclusive
Supplements £300 for Xmas and new year.
Supplements £200 for Easter 2013.
Departures Price fr
01 Oct 16 - 30th Apr 17 £1087
Longer durations & hotel upgrades available at a supplement
Christmas, New Year and Easter supplements apply.
Above prices are based on twin share per person
Single and triple rooms rate as well as hotels upgrade supplements are available on request

Package Includes
Return flights are from Heathrow / Gatwick / Manchester to Cochin and return from Goa
Accommodation on twin share at the hotels listed above / similar for a total stay of 13 nights
All transfers for the first seven nights tour as per the itinerary in an exclusive Non Air-con Car with a Driver
Boating in Periyar & Sightseeing in Cochin
Train fare from Alleppey to Goa on AC Sleeper Class
Arrival & departure transfer in Goa
Flight supplement from Kerala to Goa From £120

Package does not Include
Above mentioned price does not include any unspecified meals, telephone call, laundry, camera fee, tips, insurance and any other expense of personal nature
Monument fees to be paid locally

Note
These packages are very flexible and one can fly from the UK to any International airport in India and return from Kerala or vice versa. ie Fly into Kerala and return from any international airport in India.
Price may vary. To get the revised price as per your requirement please call reservation on 02072587800.

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