Coconut Holidays in Kerala

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Visit the Land of Gleaming Backwaters, Diverse Wildlife - and Coconut

Kerala in southern India is a traveller's true delight. The state has a charm and flavour of its own. During your holidays in Kerala, you will visit popular backwater destinations, crowd-free beaches and a number of monuments belonging to the Dutch and the Jewish era. The Coconut Holidays in Kerala tour is specially designed to help you uncover almost everything that makes Kerala one of the most coveted travel destinations not just in India but all across the world. The backwaters of Kerala, stretching over a length of 900 km, has so much to offer in terms of culture, scenic beauty and wildlife that you'll only want to spend more days in the state.

Start with a sightseeing tour of Cochin, which is globally known for its unique Chinese fishing nets. Other things that make Cochin worth travelling to include historical attractions like the Dutch Palace, the Jewish Synagogue and the St Francis Church. A visit to the very popular Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary will open your eyes to the abundant wildlife riches of Kerala. View a wide variety of wildlife while cruising along the Periyar Lake in a beautiful houseboat.

Later, travel to Kumarakom, one of the most visited backwater destinations in Kerala. Set in the backdrop of the Vembanad Lake, the largest in the state, Kumarakom is visited both for a wide variety of flora and fauna and the lifestyle of its people . This town is home to the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, where you can spot a number of migratory bird species. Wide expanses of mangrove forests, paddy fields and coconut groves give the town of Kumarakom a picturesque look. While driving to Mararikulam, you can feast your eyes on more coconut palm groves. All in all, you'll love every moment of your stay in Kerala during this charming tour – for sure.

Detailed itinerary

Day 01 Arrive Cochin

On arrival at Cochin International airport you will be met by Max Holidays representative and transferred to the pre-reserved hotel. Check into the hotel and get freshen up. Later in the afternoon move for the sightseeing tour, start with Fort Cochin, the strategic township where you can visit a number of historic attractions like Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church, Chinese Fishing Nets. Evening, enjoy the Kathakali dance performance at the nearby theatre. Overnight stay at hotel in Cochin

Day 02 Cochin - Thekkady

In the morning, after breakfast drive to Thekkady (Periyar Wildlife reserve). On arrival, check into the jungle resort. Enjoy the soothing natural surroundings of Thekkady and explore the nearby area. Rest of the day free for leisure and overnight stay at hotel in Thekkady

Day 03 Thekkady

After breakfast take a wildlife-viewing cruise on beautiful Lake Periyar and enjoy watching the amusing wildlife from as close as you can. Periyar wildlife tour has a variety of wildlife to please you elephants, monkeys, deer, bison, wild boar and a number of rare species of birds. After lunch, we will proceed to visit the lush green spice plantation. Overnight stay at hotel in Thekkady.

Day 04 Thekkady - Kumarakom

After an early breakfast drive to Kumarakom which is one of the finest backwater destination in Kerala. Enjoy your stay near the beautiful and picturesque Vembanad Lake of Kerala. Relax the day at Kumarakom as you explore the exotic locale. In your resort or nearby you may also take a specialized Ayurvedic Massage. In the evening we take you to on sunset cruise at Kumarakom backwaters. Overnight stay at resort on Kumarakom

Day 05 Kumarakom

Today after breakfast take a tour to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary and some of the farmhouses in Kumarakom. Rest of the time is free for independent activities at resort. While your stay at the resort explore the scenic beauty of the place as much as you can. Overnight stay is at resort in Kumarakom.

Day 06 Kumarakom - Mararikulam

After breakfast comfortable drive to Mararikulam through the picturesque route which offers panoramic views of coconut palm groves. Mararikulam is not only the beach but it’s the place which has the soul in itself and you can feel the breath in the heart of the beach. Spend leisurely time in your beautiful resort at Marari. Marari is a small picturesque village in Kerala inhabited by the local fishermen. This small village has not changed its shape for many decades and the peaceful atmosphere of Marari help to forget your worries and tensions of the busy day to day life. A beach holiday in Kerala is not completed if you did not visit Marari. It offers every taste of Kerala from palm to coconut and from resort experience to Ayurvedic treatment. Enjoy your stay at Marari to its fullest. Overnight stay is at resort in Marari

Day 07 Mararikulam

Day is free to relax and exploring the beauty of the nature at Mararikulam. Enjoy the beauty and uniqueness of the place which no other place can offer. Overnight stay is at resort in Marari.

Day 08 Mararikulam - Cochin

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Cochin airport to board flight for onward destination.

What’s Included

Airport Services

Private air conditioned car with driver Company staff for airport assistance

Accommodation

07 nights in handpicked hotels

Meals

07 Breakfasts

Transport

Air conditioned Vehicles,

Guides / Escorts

Expert local tour guides for sightseeing tours

Activities

Kathakali dances, Kumarakom Bird sanctuary

Other inclusions

Govt of India taxes and Company service charges

What’s not included

Flights

International or domestic flights are not included

Travel insurance

Please carry a valid travel insurance

Visa

Visa fee and charges

Entry Tickets

Monument and museum tickets

Meals

Meals not specified

Personal expenses

Any kind of personal expenses/bills

Accommodation Style

Accommodation style

7 nights accommodation in tastefully selected hotels including stay in a resort near the beach in Kerala. Normally our tour cost offers are based on room sharing basis until specified unless. Single room supplement can be provided upon request for those willing to stay in a single room only.

Remark : Kerala tour has possibilities of upgrading hotel category.