Do you love to see greenery? Do you enjoy the environment at its pristine best? Do you want to discover and taste exquisite seafood cuisine? We bring you Kerala! Within the greenery of Kerala, known as God’s own country, a guardian of many ancient traditions and yet an absorber of new cultures with the changing times, the land of spice and commerce and relaxation and healing of Ayurveda and nature. Indulge your palates in the delicious sea food cooked in aromatic spices sitting on board a houseboat navigating through the crystal backwaters surrounded by lush greenery all around. If this is not your first visit to India, buy this Kerala tour package and you will realise that the South India is very different from the North India! And you will also experience India luxury tours by Maavalan India tours.
Holidays in Kerala
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Day 1 | Arrival in Cochin
Arrive to the smiling face of the Maavalan representative who will take you for an assisted seamless check-in at the chosen hotel and a brief given to you which puts you at ease as you sink into the comfort of your bed to relax for some time before beginning your Cochin visits. Visit the small but famous Pardesi Synagogue, the Matanchery Dutch Palace with its beautiful mural paintings and towards the evening walk along the shores of the Arabian sea enjoying the view of the Chinese fishing nets against the backdrop of the setting sun. Maavalan’s Kerala holiday package bring you the best of Kerala tourism. And we are also bringing the best of India luxury tours at your fingertips.
Visiting places: Matanchery Palace, Synagogue, St Francis Chuch, Chinese fishing nets.
You may change some amount of currency in Indian Rupees before coming out of the Airport at the banks at the Airport which remain open 24×7 The best way to overcome Jet leg is to adjust yourself with the new destination; if you arrive during the day, do not rest, enjoy the day (pool or massage) or if you arrive at night, then try to catch some sleep immediately.
Day 2 | Cochin – Munnar
As you leave the bustling city behind your drive would start taking you up on the climb to the hilly tea estates of the Nilgiris. The road winds its way up through countless green tea gardens curving around the contours of the velvety mountains to the hotel of your choice at Munnar and you will start realising the majestic appeal of our Kerala trip.
Visiting places: Afternoon at leisure
Day 3 | Munnar
You know you are spending holidays in Kerala the right way if you take romantic walks in the tea plantations. It is a discovery of joy in the fresh excellent air of the hills amongst the endless undulating green hills of tea with women in colourful attire working and collecting the leaves for the making of tea. Situated at a comfortable height of 1600 metres, Munnar is a peaceful haven of tranquillity where you can sit, relax and finish writing your novel inspired by the surroundings while you drink your delicious tea! Our Kerala holiday packages are a big hit amongst nature lovers. And we serve it with a touch of class and luxury.
Visiting places: Plantation walks
Buy some good quality Nilgiri tea
Day 4 | Munnar – Periyar
Drive initially through tea plantations and then diverse spice plantations amidst remote villages to reach Periyar. This is an exhilarating drive coming from the velvety tea plantations from Munnar down to the valleys of Periyar Reserve which is one of the highest densities of bio diversity in the world. Staying enveloped in the green tranquillity of nature calms the mind and soothes the soul. While crafting Kerala tour packages we make a careful selection of Kerala tourist places that you can visit unhurried and relaxed.
Visiting places: Spice Plantations
Carry warm clothes in your hand baggage as it temperatures will fall considerably when you arrive at Darjeeling.
Day 5 | Periyar
Among the famous tourist places in Kerala, Periyar needs no mention. A day at leisure at a great destination where you have a choice of opting for the kind of activities that suit you: trekking in the forest, discovery of spice plantations, going on the river doing bamboo rafting, bullock cart ride through the villages, relaxation with Ayurvedic massage. To be noted that this is the place that has the largest concentration of spices since time immemorial: cloves, nutmeg, pepper, ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, turmeric and add to that coffee and rubber plantations! And now we know why “Kerala Gods Own Country” phrase is famous for!
Visiting places: Day of optional activities
Bamboo rafting highly recommended
Day 6 | Periyar – Kumarakom
Drive on a long and winding road past spice, tea and coffee plantations on the upper hills going down towards the rubber, cocoa and nutmeg plantations reaching the plains and backwaters of Kerala to your hotel set on the lagoon on the banks of the Lake Wembanad. Relax and enjoy the calm with a good Ayurvedic massage. You may also opt for cookery classes since this is also part of our India culinary tours.
Visiting places: Optional activities
Day 7 | Kumarakom
Leisurely morning with no wake up call. Towards noon, go to your typical Kerala Riceboat converted to Houseboat waiting just for you for a cruise along the Kerala backwaters. During the cruise you would see paddy fields, villagers go about their daily activities along the water and after lunch, the pleasant moving of the boat rocks you to a light afternoon siesta! And one wonders about Kerala places to visit, one does not really need to go anywhere. You just stay relaxed in your houseboat and enjoy your trip to Kerala.
Visiting places: Houseboat cruise
Day 8 | Kumarakom – Marari
While discovering Kerala tourism we will take you on a ride of palm lined beaches and silvery backwaters. On the shores of the Arabian Sea is a quaint fisherman’s village, Mararikulam, a good opportunity to cycle around in the villages adjoining Mararikulam without too much traffic or take a drive to the choir manufacturing factory close by. A south India tour is incomplete without visiting these beaches. Marari has arguably some of the best Kerala beaches.
Visiting places: Day at leisure
Day 9 | Marari
A day at leisure at a great destination where you have a choice of enjoying the beach, relaxing with Ayurvedic massage and tasting excellent seafood dinner. An excellent opportunity to catch up on lost literature lying among coconut palms with a beer and chirping birds and lapping waves for company. This is what a Kerala holidays should feel like, heaven and paradise!
Visiting places: Day at leisure
Day 10 | Marari – Cochin
Drive to Cochin on the last day of your Kerala tour package. In the evening you would have the chance of seeing a magnificent dance recital of Kathakali with intricate makeup before going for a farewell seafood dinner.