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On Foot in Kerala - Explore!
11 days

On Foot in Kerala

From Kochi (Cochin) to Kochi (Cochin)
Tour Operator:
Explore!
Max group size:
16
Age range:
14 to 85
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
124955
From
US $1,350
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Highlights

  • Trek in the jungle of this biodiversity 'hot spot'
  • Enjoy the views from one of South India's highest peaks
  • Observe daily life in the tranquil backwaters of Kerala
  • Meet the sociable Keralan people on rambles
  • See colonial architecture and city sights on walking tours

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join trip Kochi
    Start point Hotel Bright Heritage, Hotel reception, 1/508, A1, Tower Rd, Fort, Kochi, Kerala 682001, India 18:00
  2. Day 2: Morning tour of historic Kochi; drive to Munnar
  3. Day 3: Hike to Seven Malai Hills through tea, coffee and spice plantations
  4. Day 4: Trek to Silent Valley through tea estates and shola forest
  5. Day 5: Trek to Meesapulimala Peak (2635 m)
  6. Day 6: Hike to Top Station through villages and plantations
  7. Day 7: Drive to Thekkady, gateway to Periyar National Park
  8. Day 8: Trekking in Periyar National Park
  9. Day 9: Drive to Alleppey on the coast; Backwaters houseboat cruise
  10. Day 10: Backwaters village walk; drive to Kochi
  11. Day 11: Trip ends in Kochi
    End point Hotel Airlink Castle, Hotel reception, NH-47, Near Cochin International Airport, Athani, Nedumbassery, Ernakulam, Kerala 683585, India 09:00
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What's Included

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  • Optional Extras
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  • Insurance
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Where You'll Stay

Hotel
6x nights
Camping
3x nights
Houseboat
1x night

Customer Reviews

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  • A
    December 23, 2019
    A fantastic Trip
    Trip date: April 2019
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  • A
    May 17, 2019
    I think the sign of a good holiday is that you'd like to stay for longer, and that's definitely how i felt about this holiday. I don't think i could fault any part of it. Tinu and the support team were all brilliant, and made what was a fabulous... Show more
    Trip date: March 2018
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  • A
    May 17, 2019
    It was a wonderful experience. Our guide was really helpful and very friendly. The other people on the trip were fantastic and we had great fun. All the experiences were equally enjoyable and organised in a way that made the best of them, for example... Show more
    Trip date: March 2018
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  • A
    May 17, 2019
    Enjoyed enormously, and overall a well planned trip, Thank you
    Trip date: November 2018
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  • A
    May 17, 2019
    The trekking was more difficult than the trip notes seemed to infer
    Trip date: December 2017
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  • A
    May 17, 2019
    It was a really good, interesting holiday with lovely walks.
    Trip date: December 2017
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  • A
    May 17, 2019
    I had a very enjoyable time with a great bunch of people.
    Trip date: November 2018
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  • A
    May 17, 2019
    Just to emphasise that our tour leader was very good.
    Trip date: November 2018
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On Foot in Kerala
From Kochi (Cochin) to Kochi (Cochin)
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