Wild Essence @ Thekkady

Kerala, India

A notable Tiger and Elephant Reserve, Periyar is the wild – essence of Kerala. Amidst the tranquil feel to this place you get to witness a variety of Flora and Fauna. Along the rivers Periyar and Pamba meandering around the contours of the wooded hills savour the wild essence.

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Places Covered: Cochin, Thekkady, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Periyar Lake and Alleppey

Package Highlight: 5D/4N

Places Covered

  • DAY 01: Cochin Arrival
  • DAY 02: Cochin – Thekkady
  • DAY 03: Thekkady
  • DAY 04: Thekkady – Alleppey
  • DAY 05: Alleppey – Cochin – Departure

Detailed Itinerary:

DAY 01: COCHIN

On arrival you will be met by our representative at the airport. Check in to your hotel and head out for local city sightseeing which includes the Chinese fishing nets, the St. Francis Church, Mattencherry Palace (closed on Friday) and the Jewish Synagogue (closed on all Saturdays and Jewish holidays and any day as announced by the community) the oldest living Synagogue in the world.

Meals: NA

Overnight stay at your hotel in Cochin

DAY 02: COCHIN – THEKKADY

Morning after your breakfast, head to Thekkady located in the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary driving through the winding roads and coffee/tea plantations. On reaching check into your hotel and relax. In the afternoon visit a spice plantation. You have rest of the day at leisure to explore around.

Meals: Breakfast

Overnight stay at your hotel in Thekkady

DAY 03: THEKKADY

Today morning after your breakfast take a boat-ride on the Periyar Lake where you can view the wildlife at a close quarter from the safety of your boat. The greatest attraction is the herd of wild elephants that come down to the lake to play in the water. In the afternoon you will be taken at the Elephant Junction for a half an hour ride. Spend the rest of the evening at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast

Overnight stay at your hotel in Thekkady

DAY 04: THEKKADY – ALLEPPEY

Today after breakfast proceed on a picturesque drive to Alleppey – known as the ‘Venice of the East’. Embark on your houseboat and relax as you cruise along the waterways – amazing opportunity to see the Keralan village life.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight stay at your house-boat in Alleppey

DAY 05: ALLEPPEY – COCHIN – DEPARTURE

Today first half, check out of your houseboat and head towards Cochin. You have time at leisure before being dropped to the airport for your flight.

Meals: Breakfast

End of your tour! Return home with sweet memories.

NOTE: Activities such as Trekking, Cycle tour etc can be arranged On Request

Package Inclusions:
  • Assistance upon arrival by our Kerala office representative
  • All transfers from hotel to airport in Cochin
  • Houseboat Cruise at Alleppey with Lunch and Dinner on-board
  • Accommodation on twin / double sharing basis as per program
  • All sightseeing and tour as per program
  • Transportation by personal AC Vehicle

Package Exclusions:
  • Airfare to and from to your final destination and airport taxes if any
  • Any kind of bus or rail fare
  • Any personal expenses. Room service and special orders. Alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages
  • Any kind of drinks (alcoholic, mineral, soft or hard and starters)
  • Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses like laundry, telephone calls, and incidentals
  • Entrance fees, camera fee, and monument guide services
  • Any activity like Trekking, Jeep Ride/Hike etc
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Cost Inclusion”
  • Service Tax extra (as applicable)
  • Extension of tour program / Extra nights in hotel for any reasons eg. due to bad weather, road closure, breakdown, any natural calamities, ill health, flight cancellation
  • Vehicle is not included on leisure days & after finishing the sightseeing tour as per the itinerary

Cancellation Policy:

  • More than 30 days prior to trip departure date: Rs 3000 per person
  • 30 – 15 days before departure: 30% of tour cost
  • 14 – 07 days before departure: 60% of tour cost
  • Less than 07 prior to departure: No Refund 100% of tour cost
  • No Show : No Refund, 100% of tour cost