Keralan Odyssey


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Trip Code: KER
Region: Asia
Countries visited: India
Activities: jungle walks, boat rides, sightseeing
Duration: 10 days
Difficulty: Gentle
Profile: Incuded in the price are: services of local English speaking guide and entrance fees for all monuments during your sightseeing as specified in your itinerary. Daily Breakfast.
Transport: plane, bus, houseboat
Accomodation: The Tea Bungalow(2nts), Ambady Estate (2nts), Elephant Court (2nts), Coconut Lagoon (2nts)
Group: min 6, max 20

From: on flights included.


Keralan Odyssey Adventure


Kerelan Odyssey

A delightful journey through ‘Gods own Country’. Relax in the cooler temperatures of the Hill country, learn about the history of tea and delight in the beauty of the Eravikulam National Park. Enjoy a guided jungle walk in Periyar National Park. Later unwind on the shores of Vembanad Lake embarking on a lazy houseboat cruise on the Backwaters.




Holiday Itinerary
Kerelan Odyssey
Day 1: To Cochin
Fly from London Heathrow or regional UK airports via Dubai with Emirates Airlines.

Day 2: Cochin
Arrive Cochin in the morning. Afternoon at leisure. Sunset harbour cruise, if the tide is right watch the intriguing Chinese fishing nets at work. Two nights at The Tea Bungalow.

Day 3: Cochin
Morning sightseeing of this beautiful port city includes the Mattancherry Palace and Jewish Synagogue. Afternoon at leisure. Spectacular Kathakali dance performance in the evening – arrive early to watch the actors put on their intricate makeup.

Day 4: To Munnar
Wonderful scenic drive to the breathtakingly beautiful Hill Station of Munnar. Endless expanse of tea plantations, pristine valleys and forest clad mountains make this the perfect escape. Two nights at the Ambady Estate.

Day 5: Munnar
Morning excursion to the Eravikulam National Park in the Western Ghats, home to the largest population of the endangered Nilgiri Tahr. Afternoon visit a Tea museum, to learn about the history of the traditional ‘cuppa’.

Day 6: To Periyar
Drive to Periyar National Park and stay at Spice Village. Afternoon boat ride on Lake Periyar. Two nights at Elephant Court.

Day 7: Periyar
Morning guided jungle walk. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 8: To Kumarakom
Morning drive through gorgeous lush green countryside to Kumarakom. Remainder of day at leisure. 2 Nights at the Coconut Lagoon. Enjoy a sun set cruise. Evening at leisure.

Day 9: Kumarakom
Day cruise on “Backwaters” with lunch on board houseboat. Overnight at Coconut Lagoon.

Day 10: To London ( or Beach Extension)
Transfer to Cochin airport for your return flight to UK on Emirates Airlines via Dubai or to stay on for beach extension.


Day 11: To Mararikulam
Late morning drive to Mararikulam. Remainder of the day at leisure. Three nights at your preferred hotel (see prices below)

Day 12: At Resort
At leisure.

Day 13: To London
Transfer to Cochin airport for your return flight to UK on Emirates Airlines via Dubai.

Kerelan Odyssey
Kerelan Odyssey