I am posting a tailor made package. You know, a tour programme that suits to ones budget or liking. One of my clients, did the below mentioned tour and he is on this tour now. And by the grace of God, I get to organize only tailor made packages. Hope you would get an idea about your heart's wishes. Enjoy your trip.
Mr. John Allen Package
COCHIN- MUNNAR - MADURAI – KANYAKUMARI – POOVAR - ALLEPPEY - COCHIN
(8 Nights/9 Days)
Day :- 1 - Cochin - Munnar :- Check out from the hotel after breakfast and proceed Munnar, “ The Tea Garden Hill Station” specialized in giving a green carpet welcome to every visitor, with miles and miles of unending tea plantations under a blanket of white mist giving it an ethereal beauty. Munnar set at an altitude of 6000 ft above sea level and the presence of mountains, streams, waterfalls, valleys and a great place for trekking and picnicking, it was the favored summer resort of the erstwhile British rulers in the colonial days, which is still the same. Enroute see the sights and the scenic beauty and Check in to the hotel for two nights. It is in the middle of a tea estate. Hotel River Rock Homestay.
Day :- 3 - Munnar – Madurai :- After breakfast, check out and proceed to Madurai. Madurai or the "city of nectar" nestled down near the southern tip of India. This 2,500-year-old city is famous for its Hindu and Tamil cultural attractions. The ancient Kingdom of Maurya on the banks of the Vaigai River is one of India’s most sacred pilgrimage centres. Originally designed in the shape of a lotus motif, the city has since spread into a colourful patchwork of temples, bazaars and narrow roads packed with shops, stalls, pilgrims and cows. A must-see is the impressive multitowered Sri Meenakshi Temple built in 1560. Tirumalai Nayak Palace and Theppakulam are other sights.
Evening visit the Meenakshi Temple for Puja ceremony.
Meenakshi Temple : The Madurai Meenakshi Temple is dedicated to Goddess Meenakshi, the protectress of Madurai. Built in the 16th Century by Tirumalai Nayak, it is spread over 350 hectares. Enclosed by walls, each has a nine-storey gopuram which is adorned by thousands of intricately carved celestial and animal figures
Tiurmalai Nayak Palace : One of the grandest monuments in Madurai and a stunning piece of Indo-Saracenic architecture. It was built in the early 17th century by Tirumalai Nayak with the finest of craftsmen. The massive columns and finely carved arches and ceilings envelop the viewer in a sense of awesome grandeur. Check in to the hotel for two nights. Madurai Heritage.
Day :- 5 - Madurai - Kanyakumari :- Check out from the hotel after breakfast and proceed to Kanyakumari, which is one of the few places in the world where one can witness both the sunset and sunrise at the same beach due to the geography. The confluence of these three seas, The Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea, and the Indian Ocean can be witnessed in Kanyakumari. Check in to the Hotel for a night stay. Sights to visit. Hotel Seashore.
1. Vivekananda Memorial
2. Gandhi Memorial
Day :- 6 - Kanyakumari – Poovar :-Check out from the hotel after breakfast and proceed to Poovar. Enroute visit Thakkala palace. Check in to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel. Next day after breakfast, visit The SRI PADMANABHASWAMY TEMPLE - which is believed to be around 260 years old is the main attraction of this place. The deity of the temple, Padmanabha (an incarnation of Vishnu) reclines on the sacred serpent in the inner sanctum. NAPIER MUSEUM - The building is a combination of the Kerala, Mughal, Chinese and Italian architectural styles. The building has a unique natural air-conditioning system. A visit to this museum gives you glimpses of Kerala’s rich cultural heritage. Return back to the hotel and overnight stay. Estuary Island Resort. Pay Rs. 13000/-
Day :- 8 - Poovar - Alleppey :- Check out from the hotel after breakfast and proceed to “ The Venice of the East” is a district of immense natural beauty with a vast labyrinth of lakes, lagoons and several freshwater rivers criss-crossing it. It is the most fascinating backwater country with the slender coconut palms, never-ending stretch of paddy fields, meandering lagoons, rippling backwaters, help calm and invigorate the mind at the same time, with renewed inspiration. The unique water sport of Kerala the pulsating Nehru Cup Snake Boat Race, is organized in Alleppey . Check in at Alleppey Houseboat for one night. The houseboat would be anchored near an island at 5.30 pm for the night, as it is a government rule (No houseboat should run in the waterways after 5.30 pm). The lunch would be served at 1:30pm. All the meals would be served on board the boat. Overnight stay in the houseboat. The air condition will be switched on at 9pm and switched off at 6am. Alleppey Houseboat.
Day :- 9 - Alleppey – Cochin :- Check out from the hotel after breakfast and proceed to (Fort Cochin) or the airport for the onward journey . And your journey continues.
Total Tour Cost :- Rs. 37,500/ Person
ü Well appointed rooms on the above mentioned hotels on twin sharing basis.
ü Daily breakfast in hotels.
ü All meals in the houseboat
ü A/c car for all the surface transfers & sightseeing. Drivers allowance, toll & parking. All applicable hotel taxes.
û Any meals other than those mentioned above.
û Any Airfare/Train fare.
û Any transportation which is not mentioned in the itinerary.
û Entrance fees.
û Any portage at Airport and Hotels, tips, insurance, beverages, mineral water, telephone charges, and all items of personal nature.
û Any services not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
û Expenses caused by the factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, road blocks, vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances, etc…