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Cochin + Spice Hills excursion and Periyar (4 nts)



Some of the sights within are listed below:-
Kerala Backwaters: Travelling by boat along the Kerala backwaters is an experience not to be missed. The backwaters is an amazing network of lakes, canals, lagoons and rivers and coconut trees on the banks. You can view chinese fishing .nets and small village settlements along the narrow strips of land along the route.
Cochin: A inter-connection of islands. Diverse places to view such as The Jewish Synagogue, Mattancherry Palace, Fort Cochin. An excellent place to view Kathakali dancing (a unique motion of body and the facial features).
Periyar wildlife Park: Built around an artificial lake and very close to the spice hills this wildlife park has a spectacular setting. It is an excellent retreat to view wildlife and enjoy the setting. Various animals can be found such as bison, monkey, sambar, antelopes. The most exciting viewing is that of elephants walking along the banks of the waters.




Detailed itinerary is given below:


Day Skeleton Itinerary
01 COCHIN. Overnight stay at Cochin. Afternoon free to explore town.
02 COCHIN - ALLEPEY - PERIYAR. Early morning drive to Allepey. Board private motor boat for Kerala Backwaters boat trip with magnificent scenery. Then drive on to Periyar. Check in for 2 night's stay on a room only basis.
03 PERIYAR. Day in Periyar Wildlife Reserve. (Note: Park rides and entry fees are not included). Afternoon free for exploration of the Spice Hills.
04 PERIYAR - COCHIN. Morning at game reserve. Afternoon free for exploration of the Spice hills region. Then drive on to Cochin for overnight stay.
05 COCHIN. Check out of hotel. Trip concludes.

KEY TO AID UNDERSTANDING OF TABULAR ITINERARY ABOVE.
Alphabets in red represent car + driver itineraries for individuals for that section.
Alphabets in green means train travel for that section (generally in AC 2 Tier or AC 3 Tier unless stated otherwise).
Alphabets in blue indicate flights between sections.



Cost per person in £'s on a twin share basis.




Rates given above are based on standard rooms on a twin share basis. If you require costing based on single rooms or triple rooms or superior rooms at the properties, please email us and we shall get back to you with a costing.

Standard hotels: Eden Garden/ Abad Plaza, Cochin; Pepper County Resort, Periyar.

Superior hotels: Old Harbour, Cochin; Spice Holiday Village, Periyar.

Cost Includes:   transfers & sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary in red using a non Ac car with driver; stay at hotels mentioned on a twin share room only basis inclusive of local taxes; motorboat ride at Allepey along the backwaters using a private motorboat.
Cost Excludes:   meals except as mentioned above; guides; entrance & camera fees to monuments; boat rides at Lake Periyar; entrance & camera fees at Periyar.

Note: Prices are valid for trip conclusion by 30 Sep 2015. There is likely to be a peak season supplement for travel dates which fall between 15 Dec 2014 - 20 Jan 2015 & 01 - 28 Feb 2015.

Why not modify the itinerary to spend 1 night on a Keralan Houseboat on a full board basis inclusive of boat cruises in & around Allepey? Additional supplement is £ 45 per person per night on a twin share basis.

Rates given above are based on standard rooms on a twin share basis. If you require costing based on single rooms or triple rooms or superior rooms at the properties, please email us and we shall get back to you with a costing.

Standard hotels: Eden Garden/ Abad Plaza, Cochin; Pepper County Resort, Periyar; Non AC single apartment houseboat.

Superior hotels: Old Harbour, Cochin; Spice Holiday Village, Periyar; AC single apartment houseboat.

Cost Includes:   transfers & sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary in red using a non Ac car with driver; stay at hotels mentioned on a twin share room only basis inclusive of local taxes; overnight stay on houseboat on a full board basis inclusive of boat cruises in & around Allepey.
Cost Excludes:   meals except as mentioned above; guides; entrance & camera fees to monuments; boat rides at Lake Periyar; entrance & camera fees at Periyar.

Note: Prices are valid for trip conclusion by 30 Sep 2015. There is likely to be a peak season supplement for travel dates which fall between 15 Dec 2014 - 20 Jan 2015 & 01 - 28 Feb 2015.

Not included: International air travel.
However, S.D.Enterpriseswould be happy to recommend agents to procure international scheduled air tickets as "ticket providers". (London - Cochin - London).

You can tailor-make a trip that suits your individual requirements.
For rates pertaining to the season specific to your trip, please email us.


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