The Homestays of Kerala

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Highlights of tour

✔ Explore the Fort area in Cochin

✔ Witness the Kathakali dance performance – A world famous form of dance

✔ Learn Rudiments of Kerala cuisine from one of your hostess

✔ Enjoy the stay at beautiful homestays

✔ Try local cuisines

✔ Best price guaranteed

Day 1: Arrive Cochin (International flight)

  • Arrive Cochin by international flight.
  • On arrival after clearing your customs and immigrations, you will be met by our representative at arrival hall and transferred to your Olavipe, a 102 years-old heritage home in rural setting.

Day 2: Cochin – Kothamangalam (2 ½ to 3 hours by road)

  • After breakfast depart for Kothamangalam where you will stay at a plantation at Pindimana, a small village located seven kms away from Kothamangalam Junction.
  • Nestled in the virgin hills of Western Ghat, this home is a cluster of rubber, pepper and coconut plantations, surrounded by tiny villages in an area of 104 acre. The plantation will give you an opportunity to see the tapping and processing of rubber at close quarters.
  • You can also learn the rudiments of Kerala cuisine from your hostess.

Day 3: Pindimana

  • The full day will be at leisure for independent activities.

Day 4: Pindimana – Mundakkayam (2 ½ to 3 hours by road)

  • Today post breakfast you will be driven to the Evergreen Estate bungalow at Mundakkayam.
  • Built in 1955, when the architecture of valley was heavily influenced by British colonial style, the bungalow reflects a quaint blend of local style with a mild overlay of colonial architecture.

Day 5: Mundakkayam

  • The full day will be at leisure for independent activities.

Day 6: Mundakkayam – Emerald Isle (02 hours by road)

  • After breakfast transfer by road to the beautiful waterways and backwaters of the Kattanadu region of central Kerala.
  • You will stay at Heritage home on Emerald Isle, an exotic heaven of tranquility, resplendent with exotic flora, breathtaking flowers, myriad birds and butterflies.

Day 7: Emerald Isle

  • The full day will be at leisure for independent activities.

Day 8: Departure from Cochin (02 hours by road)

  • Today you will be transferred to Cochin’s international airport to board the flight back home / onward destination.