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Kerala Cultural Tour (20 Nights - 21 Days)
Calicut Highlights :
forts, rivers, hills, beautifull beaches, forests, and mineral resources
Thalassery Highlights :
St.Angelo, Solemn Churches, Theyyam dance
Bekal Highlights :
Bekal fort, ancient temples, Churches, Chandragiri Fort, Cheruvathur Kotta Palli, Kanwatheertha Beach, Kavil Bhavan
Kannur Highlights :
colourfull art, folk music, Parasinikadavu Temple, Kannur Fort and Muzhipilagadi Beach, cultural shows.
Cochin Highlights :
St Francis Church, Portuguese Houses, fishing nets, Jew Town, Mattancherry Palace, harbor cruie, Kathakali dance show.
Kothamangam Highlights :
bird sanctuary, elephant orphanage,
Kumarakom Highlights :
Quilon (Kollam) Highlights :
Ashatamudi Lake, Amrithakala Gurukulam.
Kanyakumari Highlights :
Kanyakumari beach, Padmnabhapuram Palace, Suchendra Temple.
Kovalam Highlights :
Sri Chitra Art Gallery, Napier Museum,Kuthiramalika Palace, Kovalam Beach.
Tour Itinerary :
Day 01 - Calicut
Arrival at Calicut airport. Meet our representative and will transfer to hotel. Calicut on the northern most part of Kerala. This youngest district of Kerala has several niceties to offer backpackers and pilgrims. The enduring charm of its beach, the architectural marvel of the Temples, Mosques and Chruches and the unique and tell tale folk art genuine attractions for tourists around the world. Check in at a beautifull luxury resort. Overnight stay at hotel / Resort.
Day 02 - Calicut
This beautufull district of Kerala even called as Land of Gods, really its gifted with many forts rivers, hills, beautifull beaches, forests, and mineral resources. Rest and relax at the resort. Overnight at hotel / Resort.
Day 03 - Thalassery
Drive to Thalassery a beautifull fishing town in the north of Calicut. Check in to the majestic Ayesha Manzil. Rest and relax at the resort. Overnight stay at hotel / Resort.
Day 04 - Thalassery
The Place is famous for Keralas only musilm royal family 'Arakkal', they ruled this parts of coast even the Lekshdeep Islands. The quest for spices and lured several European powers this place. The fortification at Thalassery and Fort St.Angelo attest to their arrival. Solemn Churches surrounded by mildewed grave stones also silently speak of the European presents. In the evening witness a colourfull Theyyam dance, one of the most popular ritualistic dances of north Kerala. Overnight at hotel / Resort.
Day 05 - Bekal
Proceed to Bekal, The place is famous for Bekal Fort, is the largest and best preserved one. The beautifull Bakel beach with the historically and archieologically significcant bekal fort in the back ground is now being developed into an international tourist destination. Bekal fort provides a unique Aqua Park provides water sport facilites for water cycling and Pedal boats.Check in to a beautifull resort.Overnight at hotel / Resort.
Day 06 - Bekal
After breakfast visit some ancient temples and important forts and Churches which is highlighting the old glory of this place. Some important of this kind are Chandragiri Fort, Cheruvathur Kotta Palli, means a mosque with in a fort. Kanwatheertha Beach, like a large swimming pool like formation of the sea on the vast beach is the main attraction. Overnight at hotel / Resort.
Day 07 - Bekal
Today go for visit Kavil Bhavan Yoga and Meditation Centre here Yoga is combined along with other procedures to cure a wide range of ailments from Asthma, allergy, blood pressure and obesity to aches and pains and commom colds. Some important places are Madhur Temple, famous for its rich architectural and copper plate roofing,rises majestically aganist beautifull landscape of the Madhuvahini River. Manjeswaram another destination a number of temples and fifteen Mosques makes this cashew growing town a prominent pilgrim centre. Overnight at hotel / Resort.
Day 08 - Kannur
Kannor distict is bounded by a wealth of natural beauty. Kannur enjoys the creidt of having been the cradle of many a colourfull art and folk music of Kerala. The ships of King Soloman are believed to anchored here at one time. Check in to a beautufull resort. Some important places there to see Parasinikadavu Temple, Kannur Fort and Muzhipilagadi Beach, Keralas only drive in beach. Evening visits some temples to see the colourfull cultural shows. Overnight at hotel / Resort.
Day 09 - Cochin
Today morning after breakfast transfer to the railway station and a short journey to Cochin by train(5 hrs). Arrival at Cochin one of the major harbour Cities in India, meet our representative at Cochin railway station and transfer to Hotel. Overnight at hotel / Resort.
Day 10 - Cochin
After breakfast, you can go for the sightseeing of Cochin. Here you can see the St Francis Church, the oldest Church in India, 500 year old Portuguese Houses, Cantilevered Chinese fishing nets, 16th century Synagogue, Jew Town and Mattancherry Palace, built by Portuguese, this Palace contains some of India’s most beautiful murals. Evening go for harbor cruie. On back see the famous Kathakali dance show, This dance is characterised by some great story telling, amazing costumes and extensive make-up. Overnight stay at hotel / Resort.
Day 11 - Kothamangam Home Stay
Drive to Kothamangalam and spend the afternoon at leisure in a century old estate bungalow set in over 100 acres of multi crop plantation. Apart from exploring the estate you could also visit the local bird sanctuary. Participate in cookery demonstrations involving authentic Kerala cuisine. Overnight at the hotel / Resort.
Day 12 - Kothamangam
In the morning, drive to the Kodanad elephant orphanage. You will get the opportunity to be up and close with the elephants and can participate in their bathing and feeding. Elephant rides will also be possible. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the Mundackal Estate Bungalow. –Birds Nest(Full Board).
Day 13 - Kumarakom
Proceed to Kumarakom, Its splendid area full of canals, lakes and coves. You can sunbathe on the deck or observe the landscape from the protection of the cabin. Canoes with huge sails still transport people and you will find vegetable sellers, fishermen and other household materials being brought door to door by small wooden boats. This whole area is surrounded with coconut palms and lush green rice fields. Overnight at hotel / Resort.
Day 14 - Houseboat
Today at 12 noon check in to a traditional Kerala style Houseboat and Cruise through the back waters is the fabulous way to explore the fascinating beauty of the backwaters. Stay overnight in the House Boat (Deluxe A/c Houseboat).
Day 15 - Quilon (Kollam)
Today after breakfast, proceed to Quilon is the centre of countrys cashew trading and processing industy, one of the oldest ports of Malabar coast. 30% of the of this historic place is covered by Ashatamudi Lake. Over night at a beautifull resort in the side of this beautifull lake, Overnight at hotel / Resort.
Day 16 - Quilon (Kollam)
Today after breakfast go for visit Amrithakala Gurukulam which is an institution for Indian traditional arts, crafts and languages.Where you can see some classical art forms, villlage crafts, pottery making, wood caring etc. Overnight at hotel / Resort.
Day 17 - Kovalam Beach
Morning proceed to Kovalam one of the famous beach resorts of South India, enriched with rich Greenary of Coconut Palms and laced with golden sands. On arrival check in at the hotel. Rest of the day free to relax and enjoy the beach. Stay overnight at hotel / Resort.
Day 18 - Kovalam Beach
Rest and relax at the beach.Can try an Ayurveda massage if somebody likes. Over night at hotel / Resort.
Day 19 - Kanyakumari visit -Kovalam Beach
Today morning after breakfast you can go for Kanyakumari Sightseeing, the southern tip of India,the meeting place of three great ocean and also one of the important pilgrim centre of Hindus.The Kanyakumari beach is famous for its spectacular sun rise and sun set.VisIt the famous old palace called Padmnabhapuram Palace and famous Suchendra Temple Later drive back to the hotel. Evening free to enjoy the beach. Stay overnight at the hotel / Resort.
Day 20 - Kovalam
Morning after breakfast, you can go for sight seeing of Trivandrum, which includes the Sri Chitra Art Gallery, Napier Museum and Kuthiramalika Palace. And Veli lagoon.Afternoon back to resort.rest and relax at the beach.Over night at the hotel / Resort.
Day 21 - Departure - Trivandrum Airport
Today after breakfast,departure transfer to Trivandrum Airport to Fly back and our Holiday Links staff say Good bye from the Gods Own Country. End of Kerala Cultural Tour Packages.
Package Inclusions :
:- Accommodation for 2 adults in Double Room
:- Daily buffet Breakfast in all hotels
:- Welcome drink on arrival
:- Arrival/departure transfer and all land transfers by Indica
:- All sightseeing, land transfer & inter hotel transfer as per the itinerary
:- Driver allowance, toll & parking, fuel charge, permit charges
:- Check in Check out 12.00 noon at all hotels
:- Check in 12.00 noon/Check out 9.00 am at Houseboat
:- All applicable taxes & service charges
Package Excludes :
:- Any Air Fare / Train Fare
:- Monument fees
:- Any additional meals other than mentioned in the inclusion
:- Items of personal nature like porterage, tips, laundry, telephone calls, mineral water etc
:- Optional Activities mentioned in the itinerar
:- All items of personal natur
:- Any item not specifically mentioned in "Inclusions" column