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Best of Kerala - GeTS Holidays
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Best of Kerala

8 days
4.6
(17)
Start and end in Kochi (Cochin)
Tour Operator:
GeTS Holidays
Max group size:
10
Age range:
1 to 90
Operated in:
English, German, Italian, Portuguese, French, Spanish, Chinese
Tour id:
76490
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Highlights

  • Watch a Kathakali dance show
  • Drive through tea plantations
  • Enjoy at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Stay in a traditional luxury Houseboat
  • Learn how tea is processed

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Itinerary

Start and end in Kochi (Cochin)! With the Explorer tour Best of Kerala, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Kochi (Cochin), India and 4 other destinations in India. Best of Kerala includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. DAY 01: ARRIVAL AT KOCHI
  2. DAY 02: KOCHI SIGHTSEEING
  3. DAY 03: KOCHI - MUNNAR [165 Km /Approx. 5 Hrs]
  4. DAY 04: MUNNAR - THEKKADY [110 Km/Approx. 3.5 Hrs]
  5. DAY 05: THEKKADY SIGHTSEEING
  6. DAY 06: THEKKADY - KUMARAKOM [145 Km/Approx. 4 Hrs]
  7. DAY 07: KUMARAKOM - ALLEPPEY [40 Km/Approx. 1 HR.]
  8. DAY 08: ALLEPPEY - COCHIN [54 Km /Approx. 1.5 Hr]
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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.4
  • 4.6
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  • SS
    · January 3rd, 2020
    We very much enjoyed our Best of Kerala tour! Staying on a houseboat in the Kerala backwaters was a wonderful experience and a lifetime memory for our 15th anniversary. The the traditional Kerala meals were delicious on the boat and we felt very... Show more
    GeTS Holidays commented on this review
    Hello Sarah, Thank you so much for your valuable feedback and kind words. We appreciate you taking the time out to share your thoughts with us. This in turn helps us to stay motivated and do better each time. Hope to see you soon again. Thank you once... Show more
    Trip date: December 2019
  • K
    · November 22nd, 2019
    Just finished a fantastic journey of Kerela ( hope I spelled that correctly ). Everything from thre destination, planning, drivers, boutique hotels and guides were excellent. Thre only thing to be a little careful about is the food, even mild spices... Show more
    GeTS Holidays commented on this review
    Dear Karlos, Thank you so much for your valuable feedback and kind words. We appreciate you taking the time out to share your thoughts with us. This in turn helps us to stay motivated and do better each time. Hope to see you soon again. Thank you once... Show more
    Trip date: November 2019
  • MF
    · December 24th, 2018
    No comment!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Trip date: December 2018
  • E
    · May 23rd, 2018
    It was absolutely fantastic. We enjoyed our holiday to the fullest. Since the beginning, Gets holidays assisted us in planning our tour effectively and it turned out to be very exciting. The Driver was very sincere and efficient. We really liked the... Show more
    GeTS Holidays commented on this review
    Dear Elizabeth, Namaste from India ! Thank you for choosing GeTS Holiday for planning your trip and reviewing us. We are delighted to know that you had an excellent overall stay and was impressed with all aspects of our services. I am glad all the... Show more
    Trip date: March 2018
  • S
    · April 17th, 2018
    Kerala-Gods own communist state. This was a lovely holiday and Gets Holidays made it!!! However it didn't start well. We were met by our driver at Kochin airport who was a very nice man but sadly didn't speak English. We were further dismayed that... Show more
    GeTS Holidays commented on this review
    Dear Stephen, Greetings from India. Thank you for taking time to review your experience. We are grateful for your kind words of appreciation. We are disappointed to note that the certain service levels did not meet your expectations. May we offer to... Show more
    Trip date: March 2018
  • A
    · March 27th, 2018
    We had a fabulous tour of Kerala. Just the two of us and our driver Noufel. He was amazing. Showed us everywhere. Drove us safely and pointed out all places of interest. Noufel is a credit to the company. I would recommend using GetsHolidays, my whole... Show more
    GeTS Holidays commented on this review
    Dear Guest, Greetings from India. Thank You for choosing us for planning your tour and taking time to share your experiences. We are sincerely delighted that you found our hospitality fabulous. It is feedback from valued guests like you that motivates... Show more
    Trip date: March 2018
  • DT
    · February 14th, 2018
    Would not recommend this at all. It turned out to be just a driver and some booked hotels. The entrances included cost next to nothing anyway. After speaking to other people on different tours felt really cheated and totally ripped off. Either spend... Show more
    GeTS Holidays commented on this review
    Dear Debbie,   Greetings from India !   With reference to the inconvenience stated by you, please accept our sincere apologies. All points have been addressed amongst the management representatives and concerned team for corrective action, as such... Show more
    Trip date: January 2018
  • CM
    · January 10th, 2018
    Suneer our driver picked us up at the airport and although I booked the wrong night for the start of our trip he sorted it out for us. Excellent English skills to answer all my questions and share interesting conversations during our trip. He took time... Show more
    GeTS Holidays commented on this review
    Dear Colin, Greetings from India. Thank you for such a fantastic review. Your compliments and appreciation of our personalized service indicate that we have succeeded in delivering a good balance of comfort and efficient services during your stay and... Show more
    Trip date: December 2017
  • EA
    · January 6th, 2018
    We only booked this trip one week before we went and did not have any high expectations. We usually research these trips well in advance. The trip I would recommend we had our own private driver the whole time and his knowledge of India and Kerala was... Show more
    GeTS Holidays commented on this review
    Dear Elizabeth, Namaste from India. Thank you for choosing us and sharing your feedback. Your feedback is important as it helps us to pay attention to certain areas and implement changes to enrich the experience of our guests. It feels great to learn... Show more
    Trip date: December 2017
  • MA
    · September 9th, 2017
    We had 17 days in Southern India in May 2017 with Gets Holidays. We were extremely happy with the drivers, our itinerary and our 4 star hotels (always with breakfast). Our internal flight was organised by Gets, and our special requests to find... Show more
    GeTS Holidays commented on this review
    Dear Guests, Namaste from India. Thank you for taking out the time to share your review with us.  We at GeTS ensure we go out of our way to orchestrate an experience that is seamless, memorable and personalized.  It is our utmost endeavor to ensure... Show more
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    Trip date: May 2017

Dates & Availability

8 days
Best of Kerala
From Kochi (Cochin) to Kochi (Cochin)
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • Can this trip not depart if too few people book?

      We can operate the tour even if one person is interested, however the cost will be different for a solo traveller.

    • What happens if we are not enough people booked on this tour?

      We can operate the tour even if one person is interested, however the cost will be different for a solo traveller.

    • How does the monsoon influence this trip in July?

      In the month of July, monsoons in Kerala are not just rain. There are interludes of sun in between the rains balancing out the damp, cold weather.

    • How likely is it that the trip is cancelled?

      Once the trip is booked it will not be cancelled from our side. If you cancel it from your side, then there will be some cancellation charges.

    • Do solo travelers have to pay a supplement or can they share with someone?

      Solo travelers have to pay a supplement, unless you can find someone to share the tour with. We could also look for any singles query around that time.

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    • 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.

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    • 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.
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      • 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 November 24th, 2022 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after November 24th, 2022, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with GeTS Holidays. 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 60 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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