Kerala, India

£1099pp – India: 10-Night Kerala Tour w/Flights, Was £1950

Lumle Holidays
James Clarey
Deal Expert
Discover Kerala's spice plantations, fishing ports & backwaters

The Deal

Spend time exploring  Kerala's sleepy waterways, visit the area's tea and spice plantations, take a guided wildlife walk and relax by the beach with this 10-night tour from Lumle Holidays. At £1099 per person, it includes flights from the UK, guided small-group transport throughout and a saving of £851 on the regular price.

What's included

  • Return flights from London Heathrow
  • All transfers
  • Two nights at the Casino Hotel, Kochi
  • Two nights at the Clouds Valley Leisure Hotel, Munnar
  • Two nights at the Elephant Route, Thekkady
  • One night on a houseboat in Alleppey, with dinner
  • Three nights at the Hotel Samudra KTDC, Kovalam
  • A range of excursions, with an English-speaking guide
  • Daily breakfast

When
Depart on select dates September, 2017-April, 2018.

For £1299 per person you can also travel May-December, 2018.

See Lumle Holidays' website for exact dates and more information.

Itinerary
The tour will start in Kochi, a port city that has remaining influences from centuries of global trade and colonial rule -- you'll see giant Chinese fishing nets being used to bring in the morning's catch, Dutch palaces, Portuguese houses and remnants of the British Raj. It's known for its traditional Kathakali dance shows, which you'll see on your second evening.

Next you'll head to Munnar, a lush green landscape of tea plantations, dotted with small towns. You'll visit the tea museum to learn about the history of the industry and the area.

After two nights you'll then travel south to Thekkady -- your first day includes a tour of a spice plantation, and on your second day you'll rise early for a guided walk through the evergreen forests and marshlands of the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. In the afternoon you'll take a boat ride on the sanctuary's lake, which is frequented by wild elephants.

Next, you'll have a night aboard a traditional houseboat to discover Alleppey's charming backwaters, a chain of lagoons and lakes connected by canals and rivers. Locally called a kettuvallam and held together entirely by coconut ropes, the boats give a real insight into Keralan life.

Finally you'll head to Kovalam, a resort located on a crescent golden-sand beach fringed with palm trees. Your stay here is unguided, with two full days at leisure before flying back to the UK.

Transfers & baggage
All transfers and a checked-luggage allowance of at least 23kg are included. All transfers are via air-conditioned car.

A tourist e-visa is required prior to departure and costs a further $US60 per person.

Other options

  • Solo travellers can book the deal for £1668
  • Infants under two years of age can travel for £400 per child
  • Add a 6-night tour of India's Golden Triangle (Delhi, Jaipur and Agra), including flights to Delhi, for an extra £499 per person

* Based on two sharing. Payment made by credit card will incur charges of 3.5%; debit-card payments incur a 1% charge; there are no charges for bank transfers. This is a special offer and is based on specific flight times, dates, airlines and airports. Some flights may depart very early in the morning or late at night. Check flight times before you book. Other flight dates and times, or flights from other airports, may be available at an additional cost. Offer is limited and may be withdrawn without notice. Cancellation fees up to the full value of the holiday may apply. Lumle Holidays' full terms and conditions apply: https://www.lumle.com/terms-conditions/. For the latest information on your destination, see https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

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£1099pp

Call 020 3006 2722
to book with Lumle Holidays

When You Can Go

Select dates Sep, 2017-Apr, 2018

Saving

£851

How to Book

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£1099pp -- India: 10-Night Kerala Tour w/Flights, Was £1950

£1099pp

Call 020 3006 2722
to book with Lumle Holidays