Kerala

£999pp – India: 10-night escorted Kerala tour with flights

Citrus Holidays
Amy Groves
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Immerse yourself in the rich culture of India's deep south

The Deal

Explore the exotic state of Kerala, known for its coconut palm-studded coastline and lush green interior, on this 10-night tour from Citrus Holidays. Now less than £1000 per person, this exclusive package includes a visit to a wildlife sanctuary, a trip on a traditional houseboat and time to relax on the beach -- and you'll stay in 4- and 5-star hotels throughout.

What's included

  • Return flights from London
  • All transfers in an air-conditioned car
  • The services of an English-speaking guide throughout
  • Two nights at Casino Hotel by CGH Earth, Kochi, in a Superior Room
  • Two nights at Amber Dale Luxury Hotel & Spa in Munnar, in a Valley View room  
  • Two nights at Greenwoods Resort in Thekkady, in a Superior Room
  • An overnight stay on an air-conditioned houseboat in Alleppey, with all meals and a bottle of wine
  • Three nights at Hotel Samudra KTDC in Kovalam, in a Superior Room
  • Excursions throughout, with all entry fees and camera charges
  • Daily breakfast

When
Depart from London (Gatwick or Heathrow) on select dates from November, 2019-February, 2020.

Fly from Birmingham, Bristol, Dublin, Glasgow, Manchester or Newcastle from £1099 per person.

Visit the Citrus Holidays website for a full list of dates.

Itinerary
The tour starts in Kochi, one the oldest ports in India and known for its blend of Chinese, European and Indian cultures. Crumbling spice warehouses line its narrow streets, spider-like Chinese fishing nets loom over the shoreline and bustling markets boast curiosities from centuries past. You'll be taken on a guided tour of the city in an air-conditioned vehicle, then have a traditional Keralan cooking lesson from a local TV personality.

On day three, you'll drive to Munnar, the largest tea-growing region in southern India. You'll call in at a traditional tea plantation, cloaked in low-hanging clouds in the foothills of the Western Ghats, where you'll have a tea-tasting session before departing for the town centre for a 2-night stay.

You'll then continue to the hills of Thekkady, where you'll spend two nights near the 140-square-mile nature park at Periyar. This leg includes a wildlife-spotting boat cruise in the Periyar Tiger Reserve, as well as traditional Kathakali dance and martial arts performances.

Next, you'll have two days aboard a traditional houseboat to discover the region's glistening backwaters. Locally called a kettuvallam and held together entirely by coconut ropes, these vessels give a real insight into Keralan life.

The trip finishes with a 3-night stay in Kovalam, a fishing village with pristine beaches. Hotel Samutra KDC has ocean views from every room and a spa centre offering traditional Ayurvedic treatments.

Transfers & baggage
Transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle are included throughout. There is a checked-baggage allowance of 20kg per person.

* Restrictions may apply. Based on two sharing. 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. Citrus Holidays' full terms and conditions apply. For the latest information on your destination, see https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice

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£999pp -- India: 10-night escorted Kerala tour with flights

£999pp

Call 020 3011 3459
to book with Citrus Holidays