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Private 7-Day Kerala Tour with Houseboat Cruise from Delhi with 2-Way Flights

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US$ 975.00
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What to Expect
Fly from Delhi Airport to Cochin Airport  (Flight Ticket included in the Tour Price)

Day 1: Fort Kochi:

Pickup from Cochin Airport and transfer to Fort Kochi for 1.5-hours. On arrival, check-in then rest and relax at your hotel. The afternoon's guided sightseeing visits the Santa Cruz basilica, St Francis church, Chinese nets, Jewish town, etc. In the evening watch a live Kathakali dance show from 5om to 7pm at Greenix center. Overnight in Fort Kochi.

Day 2: Fort Kochi - Munnar:

After breakfast, transfer to Munnar for 4.5-hours. Drive through scenic rubber, and tea plantations, stopping along the way at various viewpoints. Overnight in Munnar.

Day 3: Munnar:

Morning guided sightseeing in Munnar, visiting a tea plantation for a short walk, a tea museum, the Mattupetty Dam, etc. Overnight at Munnar.

Day 4: Munnar - Thekkady:

After breakfast, take a 3-hour transfer to Thekkady. If interested, you may go for a spice plantation visit, enjoy a martial arts show, go boating on the lake, or get an Ayurevedic massage (at own expense). Overnight in Thekkady.

Day 5: Thekkady:

A complete day to take part in activities (subject to availability) in Thekkady, such as a nature walk, bamboo rafting (at own expense), etc. Overnight in Thekkady.

Day 6: Thekkady - Aleppey:

After breakfast, take a 4.30-hour transfer to Aleppey. On arrival, check-in and get a later motorboat transfer to your houseboat which will cruise through the backwaters and village areas of Aleppey. All meals served onboard. Overnight stay onboard.

Day 7: Aleppey - Cochin:

After Breakfast, check-out from the boat by 9am and be transferred approximately 2.45-hours back to Cochin Airport for your onward flight to Delhi Airport 

((Return Flight Ticket included in the Tour Price))

Note: Accommodations are based on option selected

Deluxe Tour: 
• Fort Kochi - Fort Bungalow Homestay or similar 
• Munnar - Kaivalayam Retreat, Leaf, or similar (non-ac)
• Thekkady - Periyar Villa homestay, Wildernest B&B, or similar (non-ac)
• Aleppey - One bedroom air-conditioned deluxe 

Premium  Tour:
• Fort Kochi - Tissa's Inn, Xandari Harbour, or similar 
• Munnar - Swiss County, Tall Tree, or similar (non-ac)
• Thekkady - Green woods, forest canopy, or similar
• Aleppey - One bedroom air-conditioned premium
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Important Information
Departure Point
Cochin Airport 
Departure Time
As per the flight Arrival time at Cochin Airport
Duration
7 days
Return Details
Cochin Airport
Inclusions
  • Accommodation on double sharing on Base Category rooms unless mentioned itinerary
  • 1 or 2 persons in 1 double room, 3 persons in 1 double room with a extra mattress, or bed on the floor, 4 persons in 2 double rooms
  • Breakfast at all accommodations
  • Lunch and evening tea, dinner and breakfast on the houseboat
  • Local guide in Cochin/Munnar
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • City to city transfer and sightseeing as per the itinerary in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Only Cochin AirPort pickup and drop-off
Exclusions
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Early check-in, or late check-out charges
  • Delhi Airport Pick up /Drop
  • In flight Meals
  • Entry fees to any monuments, national parks, museums or cultural centers
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks, strikes etc.
  • Any cost arising due to the change in itinerary/hotel/room category or any deviation in travel route
  • Any increase in taxes or fuel leading to an increase in surface transportation and land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • (In any case mentioned accommodations are not available .We will provide alternate accomodation ,but same will be discussed with guest . Once the guest is satisfied with final list of accomodation ,then only payment will be charged on the credit card )
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • In order to keep the retreat a true sense of organic living and dining, only pure vegetarian food will be served
  • No smoking or alcoholic drinks
  • Soft drinks and beverages need to be purchased before boarding the boat
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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By: Carnival Tours & Travels
msparky3
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
3728
Great trip
Long drive there and back but we'll worth the time ,lunch superb guide very informative. Wonderful 2 hour cruise
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Sanny S
10
Private
Amazing and easy to get around, we stayed at a beautiful place Jungel jiv top tree hotel and took an auto during
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Serena
40
Kerala Houseboat
I can honestly say that after travelling to various destinations that the kerala houseboat was one of the best
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Sean
11
3 week tour of Kerala and southern Tamil Nadu
We were recommended Carnival Tours by good friends who had previously used them. To say that we were delighted
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Iris D
81
Enjoyed every minute..Excellent
Excellent..my husband & I enjoyed every minute of this houseboat tour which included a delicious Keralan meal.
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Ebenser C
Kochi (Cochin), India
94
Creek Cruise Cochin
Kochi is a port city and blessed with backwaters. You can several pinick boats embarked near Marine Drive Jetty
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blauhund
3261
Amazing Experience
We were a bit apprehensive about the distance of the houseboat from port (it's about 90 minutes each way) but this
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Jessica B
33
Incredibly beautiful
One of the highlights of our entire India trip. 100% worth the long drive from Kochi. Our driver was experienced
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Chrishanthie P
Arlington, Virginia
85
Backwaters Day Trip
My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed this trip with Carnival tours. From the pick up at the hotel to the drop off
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benoniboykie
Glasgow, United Kingdom
60
Just stupendous tour guides
Well , well what a brilliant tour, so relaxing informative, interesting and the guides are so sincere.
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