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  • India is one of the world's great human melting pots with an incredible array of cultures, religions and ethnicities
  • Enjoy a 9 night private tour visiting many wonderful sights of this magical country
  • Embark on a trip on a house boat, a truly enchanting escape as you glide along the tranquil waters and soak up the surrounding wildlife

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9 night Private Tour:
2 nights at Crowne Plaza, Cochin
2 nights at Cardamom County, Periyar
1 night at The Zuri Kumarakom Resort & Spa, Kumarakom
1 night on a House Boat, Alleppey
3 nights at The Travancore Heritage, Kovalam

Your Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Cochin
Upon arrival at the airport you will be met by your driver & transferred to your hotel.

Heralded as the Queen of Arabian Sea, Kochi was an important spice trading centre on the Arabian Sea coast since the 14th century and was the site of the first European colonial settlement in India and remained until 1530. 

The Gateway to God’s own country Kerala, Cochin (Kochi) is arguably the ideal starting point for exploring the unfathomable diversity and beauty of Kerala; it is also the commercial and industrial capital of the state of Kerala. 

Overnight at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cochin with breakfast included.

Day 2: Private City Tour of Cochin
After breakfast, proceed for half-day city tour covering Mattancherry Palace – gifted to the king of Cochin, by the Portuguese in 1555, St Francis Church (the oldest European church in India) and a Jewish Synagogue which is 500 years old.  Head to the Arabian Sea & view the Chinese Fishing Nets, unique to this part of Kerala and a living testament to the centuries old Chinese influence on the coast.  The rest of the day is free to explore the city at your leisure.

Overnight at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cochin with breakfast included.

Please note that the following monuments & sites are closed to visitors on certain days:
    -  Jewish Synagogue in Cochin: closed every Friday afternoon, all day on Saturday & all Jewish holidays
    -  Mattancherry Palace: Closed on Friday & all National Holidays 

Day 3: Cochin - Periyar
After breakfast you will be transferred to Periyar where you can then relax after your long drive in the hotel's excellent facilities.

Overnight at Cardamom County in Periyar with breakfast included.

Day 4: Private Nature Walk
This is the perfect spot for nature lovers to watch birds, butterflies & other wild life.  Delve into Kerala's mesmerising beauty on nature trails that traverse the diverse habitats that are encompassed by the 4-5km Anachuruli area on this 2hr 30min trek through evergreen forests interspersed with marshy grasslands.

In the afternoon you will be treat to a private jeep ride through beautiful vistas, cardamom and spice plantations, aromatic oil factories, sights of several endangered species and the purple-blue of the Neelakurinji flowers that bloom every 12 years.

In the evening you will be treated to a thrilling demonstration of Kalaripayattu, India's 200 martial art.

Overnight at Cardamom County in Periyar with breakfast included.
Day 5: Periyar - Kumarakon
After breakfast you will be transferred to Kumarakom, a charming emerald peninsula jutting into the picturesque Vembanad Lake dotted with innumerable traditional country rafts, boats and canoes. The fresh water of the lake flows into the mainland, making a labyrinth of lagoons, canals and waterways.

Overnight at Zuri Kumarakom with breakfast included. 

Day 6: Kumarakom - Alleppey
After check-out, proceed through The Backwaters from Kumarakom to Alleppey. Arrive in Alleppey by jetty. Board your ‘Kettuvalloms’ and cruise along the tranquil backwaters. Kettuvalloms were primarily used for transporting paddy and other goods now an integral part of Kerala’s tourism. Glide along the serene backwaters rightly called the Venice of the East. Lunch and Dinner will be served on board. 

Overnight onboard a houseboat with breakfast, lunch & dinner included.
Day 7: Alleppey - Kovalam
Upon disembarking you will be transferred to your hotel is Kovalam.

Overnight at The Travancore Heritage with breakfast included.

Day 8: Day at leisure in Kovalam
After breakfast, explore highlights of Kovalam- covering lighthouse, Vellayani Lake and Valiyathura Pier. 

Overnight at The Travancore Heritage with breakfast included.

Day 9: Day at leisure in Kovalam
Spend full day at leisure, alternatively explore the beaches. 

Overnight at The Travancore Heritage with breakfast included.

Day 10: Departure for the UK
After breakfast you will be transferred to the hotel in good time to catch your flight home.

Your Tour Hotels

You will be staying with breakfast throughout unless otherwise stated in the itinerary.  If these hotels are not available a hotel of a similar or better standard will be found

Sleeps up to:

Adults Adults
2 Adults

Crowne Plaza 5*, Cochin - 2 nights in a Deluxe Room with a City View
This upscale, waterfront hotel is 4.7 km from shopping along Mahatma Gandhi Road, 7 km from the 19th-century Hill Palace, and 8 km from the nearest railway station.  Your refined room features floor-to-ceiling windows, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, coffeemakers and city views. 

Cardamom County 4*, Periyar - 2 nights in a Periyar Cottage
In a lush setting bordering the Periyar Tiger Reserve, this upscale safari lodge is a 5-minute walk from performances at the Mudra Cultural Centre and 4.4 km from spices and Ayurvedic products at Abraham's Spice Garden.  Country-style rooms and suites in low-rise cottages come with complimentary Wi-Fi, desks and minibars.

The Zuri Kumarakom Resort & Spa 5*, Kumarakom - 1 night in a Zuri Lagoon Room
Set on the shores of Vembanad Lake, this upscale hotel is 5 km from Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary and 12 km from Thirunakkara Sree Mahadevar Temple.  Featuring lagoon-view verandas or balconies, the stylish rooms include minibars, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, plus tea and coffeemaking facilities.

River Escapes, Alleppey - 1 night on a House Boat 
These 80 feet long homes on water have been adapted into luxuriously furnished houseboats. Each is wonderfully decorated with coir mattresses on the floor. Houseboats normally have spacious living / dining areas and sun deck. It is attached with toilets, separate toilets for the crew, a spacious passage, and a neat kitchen.

Clean towel and blankets will be provided. Three workers are appointed on each houseboat; a cook and two drivers.

Your Beach Hotel

You will spend 3 nights in a Beach Grove Room at The Travancore Heritage 4* with breakfast included.

Trip advisorThis hotel won the Certificate of Excellence from the world's leading review website, which honours hotels & accommodations that consistently demonstrate a commitment to hospitality excellence.

Sleeps up to:

Adults Adults
2 Adults
The Travancore Heritage is a charming sea side resort in 15 acres of lush green coconut garden and landscaped environs located at Chowara - south of Kovalam, near Trivandrum, Kerala. The resort stands on a high cliff overlooking the Arabian Sea and a long wide beach of powdery white sand. This delightful hotel was conceived and developed as a Heritage Property to bring to life the age-old architectural splendour of the region with its typical timber houses and 'Nalukettus' with tiled roofing.

The 'open house' restaurant is open on the front sides with arches and overlooks the pool. It has a wooden roof ceiling on its main hall which is some 100 years old with such exquisite decorative work, sourced from the marriage hall of a feudal chief in Tamil Nadu. The restaurant offers multi-cuisine fare with the speciality of seafood and local cuisine and can serve 80 guests at a time.  The 'ocean grill' beach side restaurant is ideally situated between the beach grove and the sea. With thatched roofing and a sea breeze that caresses your face, this restaurant specialises in sea food.
Your Room
Beach Grove rooms are nestled at the foot of the 120 ft cliff, facing the sea.  These idyllic retreats offer luxury, sophistication & warmth at every nook & cranny.

Your Journey

Flights: Our members can choose between economy or business class flights

The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Transfers: Private transfers are included throughout.

The approximate transfer times / distances are as follows:
    -  Cochin Airport to your Cochin hotel: 50 minutes / 32 km 
    -  Cochin to Periyar: 4 hours / 138 km
    -  Periyarl to Kumarakom: 3 hours 30 minutes / 121 km
    -  Alleppey to Kovalam: 4 hours / 161 km
    -  Kovalam to Trivandrum Airport: 40 minutes / 21.5 km

What's Included?

  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Full board
  • Return private transfers
  • City tour of Cochin
  • Nature Walk in Periyar
  • Jeep ride through Spice Plantation in Periyar
  • Kalaripayattu Show at a local theatre in Periyar
  • Entrance fees at all monuments as on date as per the itinerary
  • A local English speaking guide for sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Services of an English speaking representative to assist at airports and hotels

You will require a Valid Passport and Visa for travel to India. Visa arrangements and costs are not included in the price of the holiday.

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider. 

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.  

Travel Documents

Flight Inclusive Offers 
You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.

Please check all details on this confirmation are correct.  If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible.

The airline is ticketless and therefore, you will not receive any hard copy documents.  You will however, receive an email from us detailing your flight information and reference number to enable you to manage your booking online via the airline website.

You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

If you have booked transfers, car hire or airport lounges, you will receive a separate voucher for each of these services.  Please note that transfer vouchers are sent directly from the transfer supplier.

Please do make sure that you either add Voyage Privé to your Safe Senders list or check your Junk mail regularly for your travel documents.

We will send all documents out as early as possible (subject to full payment being received) but you should receive all your documentation at least 10 days prior to departure.

If by any chance you have not received all the above by this time, please contact us at 

Accommodation Only 
You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.

Please check all details on this confirmation are correct.  If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible.

You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

Important Information

For further information on passport & visa requirements click here

Please note that the location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ

Please note: you may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel

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