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Kerala Backwater Munnar Tour

Kerala Backwater Munnar Tour

Duration: 3 Nights & 4 Days



DESTINATION COVERED: 1N Kumarakom - 1N Alleppey Houseboat - 1N Munnar

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Destination Covered

  • 1N Kumarakom

  • 1N Alleppey Houseboat

  • 1N Munnar

PACKAGE OVERVIEW

Kerala Backwater Munnar Tour starts with the backwater of Kumarakom, Alleppey referred to as the Venice of the East. These two enchanting backwater destination offers visitors many other leisure options. Vembanad Lake which has its magnificent canals, streams and distributaries along its banks, weave a complex and enthrallingly beautiful web.
Backwater and Tea Garden Tour of Munnar, With rolling hillside, lush green tea plantations and spice plantation, this popular destination is a major draw for tourist across India and other countries. Its velvet lawns and infinite variety of exotic flora and fauna have made it a must visit spot for all. Get spellbound at the Mattupetty Dam, Anamudi Peak and Top Station is indeed a treat to the eyes and the tranquility provides a soothing effect to the overworked brains.


ITINERARY

Day 01: Cochin to Kumarakom Backwaters (90kms-2.5hrs)
On arrival our representative will greet you in Kochi Airport. later proceed to Kumarakom. Reach and check in at the hotel. Freshen up and unwind with comforts of your room. Kumarakom is blessed with the Vembanad Lake that has its majestic channels, streams and distributaries along its banks weave an intricate and delightfully beautiful network. The significant attraction is Kumarakom bird sanctuary that lies in the edge of the lands of an old estate in which a profusion of all sorts of birds can be observed. Different domestic birds like cuckoo, wild duck, egret, darters, herons, teal, and water bird could be seen in abundance here, just as much as the Siberian stork that migrate to this area every year. Today your stay would be in Kumarakom Backwater Resort.

Day 02: Kumarakom to Alleppy Houseboat (40km-1hrs)
After staying with the nature, relish the morning breakfast and proceed to Alleppey. to check in to the Houseboat for a 20 hour long cruise through the world famous backwaters of Kerala. Houseboat (Kettuvalloms) is an indigenously handmade and designed private vessel with well furnished spacious bed rooms with bath attached washroom, hygienic kitchen, dining area and your private front deck to catch the beauty of the backwaters. Cruise through the coconut fringed narrow canals, and the exceptional life of the backwater. Individuals and above all the nature around you'll make long lasting impressions on your thoughts. Today your stay would be in Houseboat.

Day 03: Alleppey to Munnar Hill Station (180kms-5hrs)
Relish your Kerala breakfast, Checkout of the houseboat at 9.00 am and transfer to Munnar Hill station.
Munnar is the entryway to the Hills in South India. This small town in the Western Ghats of Kerala is renowned for its picture book towns, the mist-clad rolling hills, sprawling tea gardens, wildlife sanctuaries and above all the climate, which make it the most desired traveler destination in India today.  Enroute you can also watch the lovely waterfalls of Cheeyappara & Valara and later Reach and check-in at the hotel. Later proceed to Mattupetty & Kundala Dam were you can enjoy boating through the reservoir flanked with tea garden on one side and boundless Grass land on the other. The Echo Point, renowned for its echo phenomenon is a popular stopping point for the tourists, Also visit Shooting Point and Tea Museum. Today your stay would be in Munnar hill station resort.

Day 04: Munnar to Cochin Departure (150Kms-4hrs)
Enjoy the breakfast. Later pack your baggage with a promise to re-visit once more to this part of the world. Proceed on time in Cochin Airport to board flight home.


Package Cost Includes:

Well appointed above mentioned/base category room accommodation on twin/Triple sharing basis.
Daily Buffet / Fixed Menu breakfast at the hotel.
All Meals at the Houseboat (Kerala Cuisine)
For 2-3 pax A/c Indigo/small sedan vehicle for all surface transfers & sightseeing for the above mentioned places.
All applicable hotel taxes.
 
Package Cost Excludes:

Any meals other than those mentioned above.
Christmas Eve Gala Dinner & Gala Dinner
Any Airfare / Train fare.
Mandatory Christmas & New Year Eve Gala Dinner would be charged extra.
Entrance fees to Amusement parks & Boating charges other than that which is mentioned in the includes.
Any portage at airports and hotels, tips, insurance, wine, mineral water, telephone charges, and all items of personal nature.
Any services not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, roadblocks, vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances etc.

Note:

The above package is only an offer and not a confirmation. We shall proceed with the booking only after we receive confirmation your end.
In case of non-availability of rooms at the hotels mentioned, we shall provide you alternate hotels of similar category.
Check-in time at the hotel is 14.00 hrs.
Check-out time is 11.00hrs
Booking confirmation is subject to availability.
The above rates are valid for the mentioned period only.
The Eravikulam National Park, Munnar, will remain closed from 01 Feb to First Half of April of every year.

Important Information about Kerala Houseboat services.

Check-in time at Houseboat is 12.00 hrs. & Check-out time is 09.00 hrs.
Houseboat will be stationed at one place from 6:00 pm to 8:00 am next day due to Govt. restrictions.
Houseboats are accompanied by navigator, cook and a helper.
In Deluxe category Houseboat, A/C will be operational from 9.00 pm to 6.00 am next day.
In Premium Houseboat, A/C will be operational as per guest request anytime.
No two houseboats are of same size and quality. The interiors of two houseboats also varies.
Houseboats are for exclusive use and not shared by other guest unless specified.
Guest are requested to carry mosquito and insect repellents since at night the boat are anchored along the waterway.
Always keep the door of the bedroom and washroom closed to avoid mosquitoes and insects .
Choices of food are limited and mostly South Indian food are served.
Quality of houseboat cannot be compared with that of hotels, where the guest were staying previously.
Houseboat rooms are small in size and have basic amenities.

Payment terms

Advance Booking Fee for Normal Period

30 days or more before departure:25% of total cost.
29-16 days before departure:50% of total cost.
Less than 15 days before departure:100% of total cost.

Advance Booking Fee for peak period and long weekends (Pls check with us)

At the time of booking/confirmation: 50 % of total cost.
After 05 - 07 days of booking/confirmation:50% of total cost.
Less than 15 days before departure:100% of total cost.

Cancellation Policy

Package can be cancelled with written mail from the person making the booking. The cancellation charges per person applicable are as per the published cancellation policy mentioned below:

Minimum Cancellation (Processing Fees) is Rs. 1500.00 per head Per Tour.

45 -20 Days prior to Tour Start Date 25% of full tour cost.
19 -10 Days prior to Tour Start Date 50% of full tour cost.
09 -06 Days prior to Tour Start Date 75% of full tour cost.
05- 00 Days / No show 100% of full tour cost.

Except for Peak season and long weekends (Pls check with us)

Minimum Cancellation (Processing Fees) is Rs. 2000.00 Per head Per Tour.

45 - 30 Days prior to Tour Start Date 50% of full tour cost.
29 - 10 Days prior to Tour Start Date 75% of full tour cost.
09 - 00 Days / No show 100% of full tour cost.

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