Coconut and Spice
A Keralan Cocktail
10 nights / 11
tour contains all the ingredients Kerala has to offer :
History in Cochin, beaches, backwater cruises, spice plantations,
ayurvedic massages and last but not least Kathakali dances.
Day 1. Arrival Cochin
Arrival at Cochin airport and transfer to your hotel for overnight stay.
Rest of the day at leisure.
Whole day to sightsee in Cochin including the Dutch Palace, Jewtown, Santa
Cruz Basilica and St.Francis Church. Evening visit to a performance of
Kathakali dances. Overnight at your hotel.
Day 3. Cochin
Day to relax or a daytrip to the Elephant Sanctuary and Kathakali School.
Evening free with overnight stay at your hotel in Cochin.
Day 4. Cochin - Thekkady
Morning drive on up through tea, coffee and spice plantations to the
Nilgiri Hills and Thekkady. Overnight at your hotel in Thekkady.
Morning visit to a spice plantation. Afternoon free or optional boatride
over Lake Periyar. Overnight at your hotel in Thekkady.
Day 6. Thekkady - Kumarakom
Drive down to the coastal region and reach to your lagoon hotel by car or
by boat. Here most stays will be in traditional style Keralan houses.
Evening cruise on Lake Vembanad in a rice boat accompanied by a flute
player. Overnight at your hotel.
Evening cruise on Lake Vembanad
7. in Kumarakom
Morning cruise down the backwaters. Afternoon free to relax or try an
Ayurvedic Oil Massage
8. Kumarakom - Marari Beach
After breakfast take the launch or speedboat across the lake to reach the
Arabian Sea and the coastal resorts. Unspoiled beaches and coconut groves
await you here. Three days to relax and a possibility to try some Ayurvedic
treatment and / or a massage at the Ayurvedic Centre.
9. Marari Beach
At your hotel / resort on the beach at leisure.
Ayurvedic Dhara Massage
10. Marari Beach
Day at leisure or you can have some yoga lesson if you wish.
11. Marari - Cochin
Drive to the Cochin Airport in time for your onward flight.
Return to Cochin Airport for a flight to Agatti Island in the Lakshadweep
for a stay at Bangaram Island. The trip from Agatti airport to Bangaram is
the 36 islands, Bangaram is the gem. A tropical island surrounded by white
sand and a sea of aquamarine. Emphasis is on natural and simple. The resort
is made up of 30 simple huts with ceiling fans, fridges and showers (cold
water). The dining hut serves buffet meals and is a mixture of local and
continental dishes with of course lots of fresh fish and tropical fruits.
There is a beach bar open most of the day serving a wide range of drinks.
Diving, fishing and snorkelling are available here.
If you wish to visit Lakshadweep you will need written permission which we
We wish you a safe flight......
- All of the above is subject to availability. If the accommodation
requested or offered is not available, we will try to arrange
alternative hotel accommodation at the same / similar level. However
this could sometimes entail extra cost as not all hotels maintain the
- The price of the tour is subject to change if the Hotels / Government
of India / Airlines should make increases in their prices / taxes.
- There will be 2% Surcharge on credit card payment.
- For International flights airlines require you to report for check in
3 hrs prior to departure if you are flying economy class.
- Return flights should be reconfirmed at least 72 hrs prior to
departure. Anglo Indiago will do this for you on request; however we are
not responsible if the request is not made to us and seats are released
by the airline.
- Hotel Check - in & Check - out time 1200 NOON
make sure you have following valid documents with you before you leave for
- Valid passport
- Valid visa
- International air tickets.
- Overseas medical insurance. (Mandatory)
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