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Boutique Homestays in Kerala

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Duration of Boutique Homestays in Kerala : 11 Nights/12 Days
Destinations of Boutique Homestays in Kerala : Cochin, Munnar, Periyar, Houseboat, Alleppey and Marari.

Day 01 : Arrive Cochin
You will be met on your arrival at Cochin International airport and transferred to the Eden Garden. Cochin or Kochi (new name) is the palm green commercial capital of Kerala and the first stop of your Kerala homestay tour. Eden Garden, built almost 250 yrs ago in the Fort Cochin area, is the home of Judith and Mel Cyprian. The homestay is maintained with a lot of care and love by the Cyprian’s, and gets many repeat visitors. Rooms are clean, airconditioned and welcoming, and all guests who have stayed at this homestay have loved the home cooked food served here. Overnight in Cochin.

Day-02 : In Cochin
Breakfast at the hotel followed by a sightseeing tour of Cochin visiting - St. Francis Church, Mattancherry Palace, Jewish Synagogue and the Chinese fishing nets. Overnight in Cochin.

Boutique Homestays in Kerala
Day-03 : Cochin - Munnar
After breakfast, depart for Munnar by road(150 kms/4 ½ hrs). Munnar is one of the most beautiful Hill stations of Kerala, famed for its manicured tea plantations and quiet colonial atmosphere. On your arrival in Munnar, check into the Rose Garden Homestay. The Rose Garden Homestay, is located amidst an unending expanse of cardamom, rubber and tea plantations, and has been set up as a eco friendly homestay. The homestay, which is a just a few kilometers from Munnar town, is managed by the Tomy family, who are a traditional agriculturist family from the region. Rooms are clean and comfortable, with traditional style verandahs overlooking the lush green plantations. Overnight in Munnar.

Day-04 : In Munnar
Breakfast at the Hotel. Day at leisure to enjoy the many attractions of Munnar including Tea plantation visits, and possibly visit to the Tea Museum. Overnight in Munnar.

Boutique Homestays in Kerala
Day-05 : Munnar - Periyar
After breakfast, depart for Periyar by road (110 kms/04 hrs). Periyar is the next stop of your Kerala homestay tour. The Periyar Wildlife sanctuary is one of the best maintained wildlife sanctuaries in Southern India, giving an opportunity of spotting elephants, leopards, bisons, amongst various other species of flora and fauna, and even an occasional tiger. On your arrival in Periyar check into the Pepper County. Spread across 7 acres of lush green landscape with Spice plants and fruit trees, the Pepper County is a heritage homestay, close to the Periyar Wildlife sanctuary. In the evening short jungle trek with a naturalist to watch flora, fauna and avifauna. Overnight in Periyar.

Day-06 : Periyar - Houseboat
After breakfast, depart for Alleppey by road (170kms /04 hrs) to board houseboat for overnight cruise in the backwaters of Kerala. Cruise takes you through the palm fringed canals and is a unique way to discover Kerala. Evening candlelit dinner on board houseboat. The night spent on the Houseboat will long be remembered by you as the highlight of your Kerala tour. Overnight on board the Houseboat.

Boutique Homestays in Kerala
Day-07 : Houseboat - Alleppey
After breakfast, disembark the houseboat in Alleppey. Alleppey is often called as "Venice of east" because of its numerous waterways. These huge networks of lagoons, canals, and lakes are the lifeline of Alleppey. On your arrival in Alleppey, check into the Nelpura Heritage Homestay. The Nelpura Heritage Homestay, adjoining the 150 year old ancestral house of the Chacko family showcases traditional Kerala architecture and wood carving. The homestay offers comfortable airconditioned rooms and is set beside a canal. Activities at the Nelpura homestay include canoeing, village walks and even cooking classes. Overnight in Alleppey.

Day-08 : In Alleppey
Breakfast at the Hotel. Day at leisure to enjoy the many activities and the peaceful serene surroundings of the Nelpura heritage homestay. Overnight in Alleppey.

Boutique Homestays in Kerala
Day-09 : Alleppey - Marari
After breakfast, depart for Marari by road (50 kms /01 hr). Marari Beach, is now central Kerala’s best known beach destination, and it gives an authentic experience of the world of Kerala’s traditional fishing villages and rural surroundings. On your arrival in Marari, check into the Marari Villas. Developed by Rupert, a British national and Olga, his Russian wife, the Marari Villas are located right on the beach. The property has two cottages and a 3 bedroom villa, each with full equipped kitchenettes, making them ideal for a relaxed beach holiday. Overnight in Marari.

Day-10 : In Marari
Day at leisure to enjoy the quiet Marari beach, or explore the nearby fishing villages and local markets. Overnight in Marari.

Day-11 : In Marari
Day at leisure to enjoy the quiet Marari beach, or explore the nearby fishing villages and local markets. Overnight in Marari.

Day-12: Marari - Cochin and Depart
After breakfast, depart for Cochin International Airport by road (60 kms/01 hr) intime to board your flight home.

Boutique Homestays in Kerala
Tour Cost :
Small supplements may apply for travel between 20th December'2016 and 05th January '2017 and during the month of February' 2017.


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