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Spas, Spices and Seascapes

Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and inhale the fresh aroma of spices…welcome to Kerala via The Spice Route. Along this magical journey, experience the land of spice and stunning seascapes like never before. This trip of a lifetime offers the complete getaway, replete with sun, sand and sea; exotic cuisine, coconut groves, paddy fields, authentic ayurvedic massages and spice markets. Kerala, renowned most for its beautiful backwaters, is a destination that never fails expectations, as it presents countless options for every kind of traveler — be it the history enthusiast, the photographer, the beach bum or the foodie. No matter how many days you set aside for this versatile hotspot, one tends to fall short of time to soak it all in — unless you’re on The Spice Route. So fasten your seatbelts and enjoy the ride!

Kochi (Cochin)
Munnar
Munnar
Periyar
Kumarakom
Houseboat
Kochi (Cochin)

Destinations Covered

Kochi (Cochin)
Munnar
Munnar
Periyar
Kumarakom
Houseboat
Kochi (Cochin)
Kochi (Cochin)

Arrival and transfer to Malabar House.

Take a tour of the city visiting the Mattanchery Dutch Palace*, St. Francis Church- the oldest European Church in India, the Chinese fishing nets-living symbols of centuries old Chinese influence along the coast and the Spice Market, taking in views of Cochin’s Quaint harbour.

Dinner and Overnight at the Hotel.

Kochi (Cochin) - Munnar (127 km)
Day 2

Morning breakfast.

After breakfast, drive to Munnar.

Arrive at Munnar and check into Briar Tea Bungalow.

Take a sight seeing tour of Munnar. Sightseeing tour around Munnar takes one to tea gardens where picturesque colonial towns and meandering mountain streams present photo opportunities galore.

Dinner and Overnight at Bungalow.

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Munnar - Periyar (84.2 km)
Day 3

Morning breakfast.

The Tea Bungalow is a plantation bungalow It is set amidst sprawling tea gardens and a walk around the estate is a must.

Process your own tea leaves and take it back as a souvenir.

Depart for Periyar.

Arrive and check in at the Spice Village.

Dinner and Overnight at the Resort

Periyar
Day 4

Morning breakfast amidst the spice filled rainforests.

Proceed for a half day Bamboo rafting experience in the Periyar lake

Later take a tour of the spice plantation of pepper, cardamom and a lot more. Proceed to Spice market to take your own pick of spices.

Dinner and Overnight at the Resort.

Periyar - Kumarakom (121 km)
Day 5

Morning trek into the Periyar Wild Life park.

Morning breakfast

Proceed to Kumarakom by surface.

Arrive Kumarakom and check into Coconut Lagoon.

Dinner and Overnight at the resort.

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Morning breakfast in lush green surroundings.

Take a stroll or a guided tour around the resort, discover butterfly garden, Ayurveda centre, coconut husking or the canoeing in the canals.

The day is yours to relax and unwind as you like.

Later take the sunset cruise to enjoy the lake, an hour-long idyll with flute accompaniment.

Dinner and Overnight at the resort.

Kumarakom - Kochi (Cochin) (48.2 km)
Day 7

Morning breakfast and check out and proceed to Cochin airport / onward destination.

Kochi (Cochin)

The tours offered are competitively priced base products. Extensive research, with the objective of creating extraordinary experiences, backs our product offering. While we are happy to upgrade these further per your standards, we will not downgrade any, in order to meet our own.

Itinerary Route
Routes and distances may vary.
Details
October - March
94,500.00 $ 1,890.00
April - September
62,500.00 $ 1,250.00
Cost/Terms & Conditions
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  • Terms & Conditions

    All Prices are on twin sharing.

    Single Supplement : Rs 25,000 / USD 500 (Apr – Sept), Rs 38,750 / USD 775 (Oct- Mar). Please check with us for single supplement for add ons.

    The prices mentioned are based on accommodations, handpicked to give the most fulfilling and enriching experience of a destination. These may change in relation with what gets added, upgraded or improved in a particular destination. We also choose the most valuable room in terms of experience in the chosen hotel, which is mostly a higher category, more private and truly represents the spirit of the place.

    We use Toyota Innovas, by default for all travel. Please check with us for upgrade to a Luxury SUV, or also for the option of the costs without transport.

    Foreign nationals are requested to bear in mind that there maybe some nominal cost additions owing to differences in entrances to monuments, wild life entry fees or other similar charges.

    The prices stated above are an estimate. Price is subject to change based on availability or any weekend, festival, holiday premiums, at the time of booking.

    Payment:

    •  Booking Advance of INR 20,000.00 / USD 500 per person
    •  Final Full Payment 60 days prior to arrival.

    Package doesn’t include:

    • All entrance / camera fees.
    • Tips & Gratuities & personal expenses
    • Visa Fees & Airport tax or Airport improvement fees.
    • Travel Insurance.
    • All Expenses other than mentioned in What Price Includes.

    Cancellation Policy

    • Booking advance non – refundable from the time of booking.
    • 75% of Package Cost non – refundable within 45 days before departure .
    • 100% of Package Cost non – refundable within 30 days before departure.
  • Itinerary Includes
    • Accommodation in all the hotels on twin sharing
    • Daily breakfast
    • 1 Dinner in Cochin
    • 1 Dinner in Munnar
    • 2 Dinners in Periyar
    • 2 Dinners in Kumarakom
    • All prevailing taxes like Luxury tax in all hotels and Service tax wherever applicable.
    • All transfers to or from hotels, airport, railway station, sight seeing city tours, drives by air conditioned car with a Smart-chauffer.
    • Road tax, toll tax, driver’s allowance, parking etc.
    • Guided tour of Cochin
    • Trek and Bamboo rafting in Periyar National Park
    • An Interactive Cooking session with the Chef to learn the tricks of Malyali cooking
    • Sunset cruise in Kumarakom.
    • Memories of a lifetime.
  • Itinerary Cost

    October - March(INR): 94,500.00

    April - September(INR): 62,500.00

    October - March(USD): 1,890.00

    April - September(USD): 1,250.00

  • Munnar Addon Includes
    • Accommodation in the hotel on twin sharing
    • Breakfast and Dinner
    • 1 Jeep Safari to National Park with naturalist
  • Cost for Munnar addon

    October - March(INR): 8000

    April - September(INR): 6000

    October - March(USD): 160

    April - September(USD): 120

  • Houseboat Addon Includes
    • Accommodation in the houseboat on twin sharing
    • All meals on board.
  • Cost for Houseboat addon

    October - March(INR): 10500

    April - September(INR): 8000

    October - March(USD): 210

    April - September(USD): 160

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