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On Foot in Kerala - Explore!
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11 days

On Foot in Kerala

Start and end in Kochi (Cochin)
Tour Operator:
Explore!
Max group size:
16
Age range:
14 to 85
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
124955
Private available:
From
US $1,540
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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

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Good reasons for travelling privately:

  • Personalise your trip

    Make changes to the itinerary, accommodation, or transport method

  • Increased safety during COVID

    Spend the majority of time amongst your group to reduce exposure to others

  • Travel more exclusively

    Your tour guide can focus all their attention on your group

  • Travel for a special occasion

    Celebrate an important event by only travelling with your friends or family

Itinerary

Start and end in Kochi (Cochin)! With the Walking Tour tour On Foot in Kerala, you have a 11 days tour package taking you through Kochi (Cochin), India and 5 other destinations in India. On Foot in Kerala includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join trip Kochi
  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
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Optional Extras
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
6 nights
Camping
3 nights
Houseboat
1 night

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Transport
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.3
  • 4.5
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  • A
    · December 23rd, 2019
    A fantastic Trip
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thank you! we are so glad you enjoyed it
    Trip date: April 2019
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17th, 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
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thank you so much, we'll pass your kind comments on to Tinu
    Trip date: March 2018
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17th, 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
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thank you for your great comments, we are thrilled you enjoyed your adventure in Kerala
    Trip date: March 2018
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17th, 2019
    Enjoyed enormously, and overall a well planned trip, Thank you
    Explore! commented on this review
    That is so good to hear, thank you
    Trip date: November 2018
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17th, 2019
    The trekking was more difficult than the trip notes seemed to infer
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your feedback, we'll pass this to our product team to take a look
    Trip date: December 2017
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17th, 2019
    It was a really good, interesting holiday with lovely walks.
    Explore! commented on this review
    we are glad to hear it, thank you
    Trip date: December 2017
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17th, 2019
    I had a very enjoyable time with a great bunch of people.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Brilliant! thank you
    Trip date: November 2018
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17th, 2019
    Just to emphasise that our tour leader was very good.
    Explore! commented on this review
    That is great to hear, thank you
    Trip date: November 2018
    Review collected by Explore!

Dates & Availability

11 days
On Foot in Kerala
From Kochi (Cochin) to Kochi (Cochin)
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Good to Know

  • Currency
    Indian Rupee
    India
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, D, M. As a traveller from South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

    Type C
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    Type E
    India
    Type F
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    Type D
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    Type M
    India
  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for India. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for India. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for India. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for India. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for India. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for India. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for India. Ideally 1 month before travel.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
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    • For any tour departing before July 10th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after July 10th, 2021, a minimum payment of 30% is required to confirm your booking with Explore!. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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