Private Kerala tour with classic houseboat stay & beach escape

Cochin, Munnar, Alleppey & Mararikulam

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Lakes & Lagoons, Alleppey

Cochin

Le Meridien Kochi

Le Meridien Kochi

Deluxe room, Le Meridien Kochi

Le Meridien Kochi

Cochin

Cochin

Munnar

Tea Harvester, Munnar

Lakes & Lagoons, Alleppey

Tea Harvester, Munnar

Superior room, Tea Harvester

Munnar

Mattupetty Dam

Alleppey backwaters

Lakes & Lagoons, Alleppey

Lakes & Lagoons, Alleppey

Lakes & Lagoons, Alleppey

Lakes & Lagoons, Alleppey

Lakes & Lagoons, Alleppey

Alleppey backwaters

Mararikulam

ABAD Turtle Beach, Mararikulam

ABAD Turtle Beach, Mararikuram

ABAD Turtle Beach, Mararikulam

Beach cottage, ABAD Turtle Beach

Beach cottage, ABAD Turtle Beach

ABAD Turtle Beach, Mararikulam

ABAD Turtle Beach, Mararikulam

Mararikulam

Explore enchanting southern India on a private tour from historic Cochin to tea country and the serene backwaters of Alleppey, followed by a relaxing beach break

Day 1: Cochin

Arrive in Cochin, a vibrant trading post where spices, coffee and wood have historically changed hands. In the evening, enjoy a traditional dance performance.

Distance from Cochin International airport: 35km

Day 2: Cochin

After a restful first day, you’ll head out in the morning for a cooking demo with lunch at a local residence. In the afternoon, visit Mattancherry Dutch Palace, Jew Town and the Jewish Synagogue, St Francis Church (the oldest European church in India) and the Chinese fishing nets that are unique to this city.

Day 3: Cochin - Munnar

Today you’ll travel to Munnar, a sublimely scenic hill station where cooler climes await. The region is a tapestry of tea plantations with colonial bungalows, tea factories, wildlife sanctuaries and lakes.

Distance from Cochin: 130km

Day 4: Munnar


Visit India’s original tea museum, where you can learn about the journey from the manual tea roller to modern-day methods of harvesting. Afterwards, venture out of Munnar to visit the Mattupetty Dam, which sits at an altitude of 1,700 metres on the way up to Top Station - so expect glorious panoramic views of the green hills.

Day 5: Munnar - Alleppey

After breakfast, you’ll travel to the backwaters of Alleppey for a traditional houseboat - or ‘kettuvallom’ experience. You’ll spend the night on board, cruising around the tranquil Venice of the East in true Keralan style.

Distance from Munnar: 85km

Days 6-9: Alleppey - Mararikulam

Enjoy a morning on the water before disembarking and transferring to your next hotel in Mararikulam, where you can relax and enjoy Kerala’s slumbering coastline for the final four nights of your trip.

Distance from Alleppey: 160km; distance to Trivandrum International airport: 160km

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