Kerala Luxury Tour Packages – Groowynd Holidays, TripAdvisor featured destination expert for Kerala offers hassle free Taj Holiday Packages Kerala and other Kerala 5 star hotel packages. This trip to Kerala, renowned as God’s own country is a perfect blend of Wildlife, Scenic Mountains, Serene Beaches, Historical Places and famed Kerala Backwaters. This is one of the Best Kerala Tour Packages for family at a very relaxed pace and surely would be an unwinding time in the lap of nature. If you are planning for Kerala Luxury Honeymoon Packages, September to March would be the best season to visit Kerala. If you want to enjoy Kerala Monsoon, you may prefer Jun – Aug period. Accommodation and sightseeing for the Kerala Premium Tour Packages will be arranged at following destinations:
Kochi (2 Nights) – Munnar (2 Nights) – Thekkady (2 Nights), Kumarakom (1 Night) Alleppey Houseboat (1 Night) – Mararikulam (2 Nights) or Kovalam (2 Nights)
Ideally, guest can arrive at Cochin International Airport (COK) located at Nedumbassery, around 25 km from Cochin City. It is the largest and busiest Airport in Kerala. T-3 is being used as International Terminal and T-1 is serving the purpose of Domestic Terminal. Guests will be picked up from Cochin International Airport (also known as Kochi Airport) by exclusive cab. The same cab and driver will be assisting you throughout the Kerala Tour. If the guests are arriving late evening, you will be transferred to one of the Hotels near Cochin Airport (Some of the Kochi Airport Hotels are Courtyard by Marriot Kochi Airport, Saj Earth Resort, Hotel Airlink Castle, Lotus 8 Hotels, The Villa Romantica, Flora Airport Hotel). Else, travel to Hotel in Kochi or Fort Kochi (Most of the historical places of sightseeing are situated within Fort Kochi) which is close to 40 min drive. Some of the hotels in Kochi / Fort Kochi featured in our Kerala Packages are Brunton Boatyard Hotel, Hotel Casino, Trident Hotel Cochin, Le Meridien Kochi, Holiday Inn Cochin, Nihara Resorts & Spa etc. If you are looking for a Taj Holidays Packages in Kerala specifically, stay at Cochin for the Kerala Package will be booked at Taj Malabar Resort and Spa.
Places to Visit in Kochi (2 Nights)
Kochi (also known as Cochin) is in Ernakulam, Kerala which was an important spice trading center 14th century onward. Being a historical place and financial capital of Kerala, a trip to Kerala is not complete without visiting this Heritage City. Tourist Places in Kochi covered in the Kerala Luxury Tour Package are: St Francis Church (The Protestant church originally built by the Portuguese in 1510 AD and believed to be the oldest church built by the Europeans in India), Chinese fishing nets (Exhibits a mechanical method of catching fish by local fishermen in Fort Kochi), Dutch Palace (Built in 1555 A.D by the Portuguese and presented to Veera Kerala Varma, Raja of Kochi. It has a huge collection of Kerala Temple murals, portraits and exhibits of the Rajas of Kochi), Jewish Synagogue (in Mattancherry Synagogue built in 1568 AD. The Great Scrolls of the Old Testment, the copper plates in which the grants of privilege made by the Cochin rulers were recorded) and do a boating at Marine drive. If you can spare an additional day in Kochi, a village tour experience or visit the famous Athirapally Waterfalls (one of the largest falls in South India) can be included. After the Tour in Kochi, the guests will be transferred to Munnar from Cochin (Kochi). The distance between Kochi and Munnar is 131 km, which covered in almost 4 hours.
Places to Visit in Munnar (2 Nights)
Munnar is one of the most sought after hill stations in Kerala, situated at 1600 m above sea level. During the Colonial Era, Munnar has been the summer resort of the British Government. The major Tourist places in Munnar covered in Kerala Luxury Tour Packages are: Forest Rose Garden (Located at a distance of around 2 km from Munnar, a beautiful rose garden with a variety of flowers), Mattupetty dam (Storage Concrete Gravity dam built in the mountains of Munnar, at an altitude of 1700m above the sea level offering an amazing view), Eravikulam National Park (Established as a natural preserve for the Nilgiri Tahr, Eravikulam Wildlife Sanctuary protects the largest population of Thars in the world), Tata Tea Museum (demonstration of the process of tea factory and history of tea plantations in Munnar), Pothamedu View Point (drive through the scenic roads of Munnar, enjoy the beauty of Munnar hills from the view point), Top Station (It is another view point in Munnar, you get a chance to be among the clouds), Kundala Lake (Kundala Lake is located at 28 Km away from Munnar on the way to Top Station, located amidst a dense forest, pedal boating available). If you have an additional day, a full day Trekking in Munnar can also be arranged. Some of the Luxury Resorts in Munnar featured in our Kerala Luxury Holidays are Spice Tree Munnar, Parakkat Nature Hotels & Resorts, The Fog Resort & Spa, Chandy Windy Woods, The Leaf Munnar, Fragrant Nature Munnar, The Tall Trees Munnar, The Panoramic Getaway, Blackberry Hills Retreat & Spa, Neelakurunji Luxury Plantaiton Bungalow (These are with facilities of 4 Star / 5 Star Hotels in Munnar). If you are looking exclusively for Munnar Resorts Honeymoon Packages or Munnar Tour Packages, you may write to email@example.com to customize your Holiday Package. After the Munnar Tour, guests will be transferred to Thekkady (Periyar). Munnar to Thekkady distance is almost 100 km, covered in 3 hours.
Places to Visit in Thekkady (2 Nights)
Thekkady, famous for Periyar Tiger Reserve is one of the main tourist attractions in Kerala. Sprawling Spice Plantations and the refreshing greenery all round attract people to Visit Thekkady (know as Kumily as well). 5 Star Resorts / 4 Star Hotels in Thekkady featured in this Best Kerala Luxury Tour Packages for family are Anavilasam Luxury Plantation House, Amaana Plantation Resort, Forest Canopy, Greenwoods Resort, Spice Village, Poetree Sarovar Portico, Cardamom County, Shalimar Spice Garden, The Elephant Court, The Mountain Courtyard etc.
Periyar Tiger Reserve, Thekkady is spread over an area of 925 Sq Km. Boating in Periyar is one of the major activities and the best way to watch wildlife in Periyar. Online Ticket Booking for Boating in Periyar also can be done as an inclusion in the Kerala Luxury Tour Packages. A guided nature walk or a trekking in Thekkady can be organised on second day, if the guests desire so. Also, a full day range hiking (almost 10 km) and rafting programme (3-4 hour rafting in Periyar Lake)Spice Plantation Tour in Thekkady is one of the prominent Things to do in Thekkady. There are vast plantations of Cardamom, Pepper, Cinnamon, Cloves, Nutmeg, All Spice etc. There are Tea Plantations which can be covered in Munnar to Thekkady route. The next destination in the Kerala Luxury Tour Packages is Kumarakom. Thekkady to Kumarakom distance is 123 km, the journey time between Thekkady and Kumarakom is 3.5 hours.
Kumarakom Backwaters (1 Night)
Kumarakom Backwaters Resort is one of the most refreshing experiences during your Kerala Luxury Holidays. As per statistics, 7 million tourists travel to Kumarakom, annually to enjoy the natural beauty and adore the Kumarakom Backwaters. Guests may also consider visiting the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary as well. If you are looking for Taj Holiday Packages Kerala, Vivanta by Taj Kumarakom will be included in the package. Other Luxury Resorts in Kumarakom (4/5* Star Hotels in Kumarakom) featured in Kerala 5 Star Hotel Packages are Kumarakom Lake Resort, The Zuri Kumarakom, Aveda Kumarakom, Coconut Lagoon. If you are looking to have an experience of typical Kerala Homestay, your stay at Kumarakom can be arranged in a Deluxe Homestay in Kumarakom. After a night’s stay at a Kumarakom Luxury resort, guests will be transferred to Houseboat in Alleppey. The distance between Kumarakom and Alleppey (Alapuzha) is 32.6 km. If you are looking for a more relaxing time at a Luxury resort in Kumarakom, your stay can be extended for an additional night.
Kerala Houseboat in Alleppey (1 Night)
The stay in Kerala Houseboat at Alleppey is one of the highlights of the Premium Kerala Tour Packages. Guests will check in at the houseboat by 1200 h. Cruise through the legendary backwaters of Kerala. On the way you will witness a full range of lives and activities and some mind boggling scenic places. Enjoy the ride; delicious cuisines and an overnight stay in a Luxury House Boat in Alleppey. All meals are included in Houseboat in Alleppey. Subsequently, guests will be transferred to Mararikulam or Kovalam Beach for an unwinding stay of 2 Nights. Alleppey to Mararikulam distance is 16 km. Guests will be dropped back at Cochin (Kochi) International Airport if you would like to prefer Mararikulam. Alleppey to Kovalam distance is close to 160 km, covered in 4 hours.
Mararikulam or Kovalam (2 Nights)
Mararikulam (also known as Marari) is one of the pristine beach villages in Alleppey. It is one of the finest non crowded beaches in Kerala and gives you the opportunity to perceive the village life Kerala. Relax on a Luxury Beach Resort at Marari and spend your time on the cool waters. Some of the Luxury Resorts featured in our Best Kerala Tour Packages for family are Xandari Pearl Marari, Marari Beach Resort, Canoustie Ayurveda & Wellness Resort, La Plage Marari, Beach Symphony, Marari Villas etc. Guests will be dropped back at Cochin (Kochi) International Airport (COK) on completion of their trip at Marari Resort. Marari to Cochin Airport distance is 75 km, covered in 2 hours time.
If you would like to choose one of the famous Beaches in South India, Kovalam is suggested. Kovalam is one of the must visit beaches in Kerala for a tourist arriving in Kerala, God’s own country. If you are planning to stay at Kovalam, sightseeing of Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapurm) and Poovar also can be included. If you are looking for a Taj Holiday Packages Kerala, Taj Green Cove Resort & Spa Kovalam will be featured in the package. For other Kerala 4/5 Star Hotel Packages, Hotels/ Resorts in Kovalam featured are Niraamaya Retreats, The Leela Kovalam Beach, Udaya Samudra Leisure Beach Hotel or Turtle on the Beach. Guests will be dropped at Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram) International Airport (TRV) or Cochin (Kochi) International Airport (COK) after the Stay at Kovalam Resort for the return journey, based on their flight departure. Kovalam to Trivandrum Airport distance is 14 km and Kovalam to Cochin International Airport distance is 250 km, covered in approx. 6 hours.
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