Kerala in India has it all: sun, sea, sand, good food, houseboats, culture and wildlife and this ‘Best of Kerala tour’ includes all major highlights of Kerala. Its spectacular natural landscapes — think palm trees and sprawling backwaters — lend the region the nickname “God’s Own Country. If somebody is visiting Kerala for the first time, this is perfect tour for them.
08 Nights/09 Days
Highlights of the tour:
• Includes best destinations of Kerala.
• Includes all major highlights of Kerala.
• Perfect introduction for first-time visitors.
• Private transfer from Kochi airport is included.
• Private departure transfer to Trivandrum or Kochi airport is included.
• Visit to Tea Estates and Spice plantations.
• Premium/Luxury hotels to stay.
• Premium or Luxury Houseboat to stay on full board basis.
• Sandy Beaches.
Destinations covered: Cochin (Kochi) – Munnar – Periyar (Thekkady) – Alleppey – Kumarakom (Houseboat) – Kovalam - Trivandrum
Kerala is an ultimate tourist destination for those who have a fascination for the emerald backwaters, golden beaches, mesmerizing art forms and high mountain ranges. To help you, explore every nook and corner of the Kerala with your family and to give you an unforgettable Trip to Kerala, Saffron India Tours has come up with many enticing yet affordable tour packages to Kerala. The packages are highly customized to suit the needs of each and every type of traveler. Be it a Solo Traveler, a family or a Honeymoon couple, Saffron India Tours has something to offer for everyone.
its a conducted backwater cruise in a village near kochi. a perfect experience for those who love to spend some time with nature in a peaceful atmosphere away from the crowd and noise pollution
we pickup our guest from where they stay at 8.30 am ( fort kochi, mattancherry and ernakulam ) and drive them to this hidden village in a car / small coach and drop back at 4.30 pm
once we reach the village. the cruise starts at 10 am in a country boat ( punting ) with a local english speaking guide who will explain all the activities .
a rare chance to see people climbing coconut trees, toddy taping, clay pottery making, local women makes coir from husk of coconut and much more. guide will also explain about the local spices grown in village houses.
by afternoon traditional lunch will be served in banana leaf after lunch we give canal cruise then back to kochi for kathakali dance ( story play ) where you can see how the artist put their makeup and perform this traditional art of kerala.
Discover the tea gardens and the hills of Munnar on this 3-day tour from Kochi. With a guide and a carefully-planned itinerary, you'll be sure not miss anything as you explore the low mountains scenery that makes for some of the world's best tea-growing conditions. Learn how the tea is grown and harvested during plantation tours and sampling. Visit Eravikulam National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to see some of the 26 species of mammals who live there, including the Nilgiri tahr, an endangered mountain goat species.
The trek will start at the height of 1420 meters MSL (approx), we will start through the tea plantations for about 60 to 90 minutes, After reaching the top of the hill, rest of our couple of hours trek will be on the ridge which offers beautiful views around, it will be through grasslands, one side will be rocky mountain slope and the other side will be tea plantations, patches of Shola forest etc…, in a clear sky day we could see the Anaimudi “highest peak in S. India” and the water reservoir of Idukki Dam which listed as highest arch dams in Asia and third tallest dam in India. We will have refreshment/picnic lunch at any suitable place during the trek, our trek we will be through Nature Zone where we can see some of exotic spices like Coffee, Cardamom, etc…, Will have another 60 minutes to 01.5 hours walk through the tea plantations to finish the trek, highest point of this trek will be about 1950 meters MSL (approx)
Thanks to this circuit, you can discover all of the famous places in Kochin. In each places, i will explain you how it's working and what you can do. I'm using a funny and helpful way with my resident experience of this city !
The circuit is adaptable, so don't hesitate to contact me to organize the tour !
See some of Kerala’s most beautiful waterfalls on this 8-hour tour of Athirappilly Falls and Vazhachal Falls from Kochi, including round-trip transport and lunch. First stop at Athirappilly Falls to see its 80 feet (25 meters) of greatness. Then move on to Vazhachal Falls for other stunning views. Along the way, keep your eyes peeled for Indian elephants and exotic birds that have been known to roam the area.
Cover the highlights of Kerala—nicknamed “God’s Own Country”—on this all-inclusive, multi-day excursion. Scenic stops include a trip to misty, wildlife-filled Munnar, an overnight houseboat cruise down the picturesque backwaters of Alleppey, and a visit to local cardamom and tea plantations. Travel between locations in a deluxe, air-conditioned private vehicle.
Athirappilly and Wazhachal Waterfalls are the famous and must visit Waterfalls of South India. We arrange pick up from any hotels from Cochin City / Port / Airport / Railway station. This private one day tour start at 9 am (Flexible. But we suggest to start at least 9 am to cover all places). Ezhimattam hanging bridge, Thumboormuzhi dam, Vazhachal Waterfalls Visit, Lunch at 4 Star Resort and Athirappilly Waterfalls. Later Drop at your hotel or we arrange post tours as per your requirements. We have expert teams for Customized tour package.
Nature at its best! Thick luscious foliage, relaxed backwaters, blissful temples and synagogues, coral beaches and serene lakes are apt to describe Kerala. Visit Kerala to explore nature's benevolence. Grab Kerala tours for an enriching experience. ramble Tour and Travels' Kerala Tour Packages also cater to Honeymoon, Ladies' Special and Chota Break needs of customers. Our caring Tour Leaders will take care of your every need during your Kerala tours. Sumptuous Veg, Non-Veg and Jain Meals are served on all our tours. We delight you further with our Carry Zero Money Tours. So why wait, Book your Kerala Tour now!
Munnar is an trekkers paradise especially for backpacking or the backpackers. Munnar welcomes you for the popular hikes and day hikes especially our national parks are rich in flora and fauna.Have you ever wondered to scale on the top of the mountain and revel in the true spirit of adventure, to explore the beauty & the glorious views of Kerala? Well, then the next trip to Munnar will surely test your adrenaline and energy skills. The breathtaking trekking trails in Munnar has something to offer for one and all. The Indian tea plantation and the misty weather make the whole experience simply amazing. Make sure you do not miss out the experience of trekking in Munnar on your trip to this hilly-heaven of God’s own country. Most amazing trip will not full fill with out a day hike.
Carrying a rustic old-world charm, Kolukkumalai has several sprawling tea plantations and an aged tea factory attracting visitors from across the country. One can easily understand the various different processes that are used to create exotic varieties of Munnar tea at the factory. If you would like, you might as well get a few tips from the salesmen hereto extract unique tastes from the tea.
With team of host and local community, we look forward to providing essence of Munnar in a day with different activities.
Day starts with pickup by 4XD jeep to take you to retreat for morning yoga with Astanga and Hatha practices.
After yoga, it is time for refreshment with sattvik and local cuisine breakfast before heading for spice plantation hike to riverside.
After hike, it is time to take an Ayurvedic treatment of Foot/ Head massage for a nice relaxation. Also additional treatments can be avail with added cost.
Munnar essence cannot be fulfilled without a walk along tea covered hills leading to waterfall.
Coming back to retreat, it is time to chat with local host while taking tea tasting session or cooking session to have close understanding of local community and their livelihood.
A cuppa of local brewed tea will be the best way to collect the memories of Munnar's tea gardens before the jeep drops you to main road.
Adventure and Off-road Jeep Safaris to get your adrenaline pumping in the cold climate of Munnar.
Destination and route will be fixed as per the feasibility and regulations by government and the preferences of the guest.
The tour will begin with pick up from your hotel or airport in Cochin. You will be transferred in an AC vehicle to Munnar in the Western Ghats mountain range a hill station and former resort for the British Raj elite. Your next stop will be Thekkady a haven for natural spices such as black pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, nut-mace, ginger, and clove and noted for its diversity of wild life and scenic beauty. You will also stay for 1 night at Backwater cruise in Alleppey before drop off to your hotel in Cochin or at Cochin airport.
Keralam, the land of kera or coconut, Kerala is referred to as God’s own country. Kerala is a never-ending array of coconut palms…sun blanched beaches…kettuvallams over enchanting backwaters… magical monsoon showers…silent valleys vibrant with flora and fauna…misty mountains of the Western Ghats…fragrance of spices…evenings reverberating with the rhythm of a thousand artforms... Welcome to Kerala benign and beautiful
Guided Tour Visit the Quaint Village of Vaikom and Experience the Simplicity of Kerala Village Life. You will be welcomed by your representative and private guide at the port. Your fascinating day starts with a picturesque private car journey through the countryside to Vaikom village. A walk through the village, interaction with local villagers and their families. See how they produce hand-spun and hand-woven cloths to earn their livelihoods. After a canoe ride and a walk through the village, you will stop briefly at the Khadi Weaving Centre to see villagers produce hand-spun and hand-woven cloth out of cotton, silk or wool yarns. Ladies weave coir ropes from dried coconut husks and you will see straw mats being woven out of wild pineapple leaves. Watch the local potter create a range of pots and vases, depicting ethnic designs in clay. You will enjoy a traditional Kerala lunch, afterwards, if time allows, you can spend some more time around the village.
Kerala is known as a leisure destination with its unique Nature and simple people and lifestyle.This program gives an amazing experience on this small strip of land its people.We have included a variety of Homestays where the guests stay with the host families.There are a lot of local dining included in the tour.This programe is ideal for couples and small families
KOCHI – MUNNAR – THEKKADY – ALLEPPEY TOUR PACKAGE
Cheeyapara and Valara waterfalls on the way to Munnar. Throughout the journey enjoy beautiful streams small waterfalls. Rubber, Pepper, Cardamom and Tea plantations and thick forests; God has blessed his own country with incomparable beauty. Rose Garden, Tea Garden, Photo Point, Honeybee Tree, Madupetty Dam / Lake, Echo Point and Kundala Dam / Lake.
Munnar to Thekkady - Spice plantation tour. Explore wide variety of spices in Kerala.
Thekkady to Alleppey - 1 hour Motor Boat Cruise included. Alleppey is famous for its backwaters. Visit Alleppey beach, sunset and enjoy shopping if staying in Alleppey. Visit Alleppey Beach and backwaters and enjoy shopping if staying in Kumarakom. Enjoy all the amenities of this hotel / resort for a day which includes fishing in the backwaters (depends on the hotel / resort selected).
Kochi - Chinese Fishing Nets, St.Francis Church, Jewish Synagogue and Dutch Palace.
A 04 Days tour to Calicut & Wayanad for those seeking to discover the replete with enchanting waterfalls, historical caves, comfortable resorts and home stays, this popular town is famous for its spice plantations and wildlife. Walking through the sprawling spice plantations, taking that trek into the pre-historic caves and experiencing a resort holiday are one of the many thing you can do to get a taste of Wayanad. A great place to spot wild elephants, cool breeze, beautiful scenery, Wayanad is guaranteed to please your travel senses. Overall, a perfect weekend idea from cities of South India.
A 06 Days tour to Calicut, Wayanad & Kannur for those interested to discover and explore Spice trading port, street life, spice plantations, wildlife, nature, hills and beach. Wayanad the replete with enchanting waterfalls, historical caves, comfortable resorts and home stays, this popular town is famous for its spice plantations and wildlife. Kannur, cradled in the lap of nature, right in the middle of God's own country, Kannur is a place that you will find sprinkled with beauty. Fondly known as Cannanore, this beautiful town is bundled with a plethora of sightseeing options like beaches, monuments, ancient temples and mesmerizing picnic spots.