Kochi (colonial name Cochin) is a vibrant city situated on the south-west coast of the Indian peninsula in the breathtakingly scenic and prosperous state of Kerala, hailed as 'God's Own Country'. Its strategic importance over the centuries is underlined by the sobriquet Queen of the Arabian Sea. Informally, Cochin is also referred to as the Gateway to Kerala.

 

Explore charming Fort Cochin, site of the oldest European settlement in India, to tour St. Francis Church and the fascinating Santa Cruz Basilica. Then visit Mattancherry, visit Jewish quarter, Oldest Jewish Synagogue in India, which dates back to 1568, and features hand-painted Cantonese floor tiles and inscribed copper plaques and also visit the Dutch Palace. 

 

Location : Ex Cochin Tour

Duration : 5N/6D Trip - Accommodation is not included

 

Day01: Cochin - Muunar (aprox 126 KM/2.5 hrs Drive

Pick up from Airport/Railway Station/City Hotel later Drive to Muunar .Check in at hotel. The town is situated at the confluence of the three mountain streams Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. There are lakes, reservoirs, forests and several tea eatates.  Overnight stay at Munnar Hotel.

 

Day02:MUNNAR LOCAL

Morning proceed to sight seeing , visit Mattupetty Dam, Eravikulam National Park, Echo Point and Old CSI church etc.Overnight Stay in  Munnar Hotel..

 

Day03: MUNNAR TO THEKKEDY BY SURFACE (appx 110Kms / 3hrs )

Transfer from Munnar to Thekkady by surface (appx 110Kms / 3hrs ) Check in at Hotel, Later do Sightseeing of Thekkady: Visit to tribal village, Plantation Tour, Evening boat ride to National Park. Evening free for shopping. Overnight stay at Thekkady Hotel.

 

Day 04: THEKKEDY TO KUMARAKOM (aprox 120 Km/2.5 hrs drive)

After Breakfast Transfer from Thekkedy to Kumarkoam by Surface & 

A place fully with green paddy fields and its one among the best places of backwaters in south India. On arrival check into hotel afternoon, enjoy the sightseeing of Bird Sanctuary. Rest day free, enjoy natural surrounding and Overnight Stay in the Kumarkoam Hotel.

 

Day05: Kumarakom - Kovalam (aprox 192km/5hrs Drive).

After Breakfast.Drive to Kovalam.Check in at hotel.later move on for  half day city tour to visit the iconic spots Old Travancore Kingdom’s  capital Trivandrum includes, Napier Museum, Sri Chithira Art Gallery, Zoo, Padmanabhapuram Temple and adjacent Palace etc. after back to your resort and enjoy the beach. Overnight stay in Kovalam Hotel.

Day06: Drop at Trivandrum/Cochin (Aprox 250Kms/5hrs drive) railway Station.

 

*Munnar -Mattupetty Dam, Eravikulam National Park, Church, Thekkady-boat ride to National Park*Kumarakom - backwaters,Bird SanctuaryKovalam - Museum, Sri Chithira Art Gallery, Zoo, Padmanabhapuram, Temples.

 

TOUR WITH CAR ONLY

*Sightseeing by Exclusive Car with Driver Including Pick up & Drop at your Hotel. 

*Includes all  Toll Tax & Parking for Local Journey.

* Includes Half Day /Full Day Guide Service if Guide option selected.

*Shopping - Drivers / Guide instructed not to take Clients for shopping unless advised by  the Clients/Travelers.

 

Not Inclusive:

*Pick up & Drop Charges at airport / Railway Station will be Extra *Entrances on Direct Payment with help of guide /Driver.

 

*Entrance Cost per Person per Visit (subject to change):

 

Monuments

Fee P/P

Working Hours

Holidays

DutuchPalace

Rs.5.00

08:30 to 17:00hrs

Friday

Jewish Synagogue

Rs.5.00

10:00 to 13:00 & 15:00 to 17:00hrs

Friday & Saturday

KeralaHistoryMuseum

-

10:00 to 17:00hrs

Monday

IndoPortugeseMuseum

Rs. 25.00

10:00 to 17:00hrs

Sunday

HillPalaceMuseum

Rs.20.00

 

09:00 to 12:00 & 14:00 to 16:00 hrs

Monday

 

 

 

Food Guide for Lunch / Dinner:

 

FortCochin & Willingdon Island

  • Hotel Malabar House,
  • Hotel Koder House,
  • Brunton Boatyard,
  • The Fortcochin at Hotel Casino - Sea food specialty restaurant
  • Vivanta by Taj Malabar,

 

Cochin / Ernakulam City

  • Hotel Crowne Plaza
  • Le Meridien
  • Hotel Dream
  • Hotel Grand
  • 7 days before Start of the tour . 3 Days before start of the tour 50 % of the amount will be refunded. Cancellation 48 hours or lesser no refund. 
  • For Refund thru Credit Card 5% Bank charges Applicable + Cancellation charge applicable as per hotel Policy.
Five Nights / Six Days COCHIN - MUNNAR - THEKKADY - KUMARAKOM - KOVALAM Ex. Cochin (COC05)