Namaste-Welcome to India
On arrival at Trivandrum International Airport, you will be met by our local representative and you will be transferred to the hotel.
Kovalam- located close to the state capital Trivandrum, it is internationally famed for its palm-fringed beaches and rejuvenating centres. This coastal town initially came to notice with the construction of Halcyon Castle by the last Maharani of Travancore - Sethu Lakshmi Bayi. With the arrival of hippies in 1970s, the place gained recognition as a tourist destination and is today renowned for its 17 km-long coastline, which is formed by three beautiful beaches - Lighthouse, Hawah and Samudra.
The day is free, for you to explore the city at your own pace.
Overnight stay in Kovalam.
After breakfast, explore highlights of Kovalam- covering lighthouse, Vellayani Lake and Valiyathura Pier.
Vellayani Lake, or Vellayani Kayal as known in the local language, is the largest freshwater lake in Thiruvananthapuram district, of Kerala, India
Overnight in Kovalam.
Breakfast at the hotel. Afternoon, enjoy a half-day sightseeing trip of Trivandrum. Visit the Napier Museum, built in the 19th century. This Indo - Saracenic structure boasts of a "natural" air-conditioning system and houses a rare collection of archaeological and historic artifacts bronze idols, ancient ornaments, a temple chariot and ivory carvings. Located near the Museum, the Shree Chitra Kala Art Gallery displays select paintings of Raja Ravi Varma, Svetlova and Nicholas Roerich, and exquisite works from the Rajput, Mughal and Tanjore schools of Art. Visit the Kuthiramalika Palace, built by the King of Travancore. The palace museum displays paintings and various priceless collections of the royal family.
After breakfast, prepare for check out. Your driver will pick up and drove you to Mararikulam.
Mararikulam is one of the best beaches in Kerala offering idyllic beach stay experience. Marari is a very relaxing beach retreat stays. Beaches are good for swimming and very private.
Mararikulam is a beach village in the district of Alappuzha. The name comes from Marari who is the main city of the place. It has the famous temple Mararikulam Mahadevar temple dedicated to Lord Siva.
Overnight in Mararikulam.
After breakfast, enjoy a full day at leisure – relax on white sand beaches of Marari.
After breakfast, prepare for check-out and the driver will pick you up and drop you to Kumarakom
Kumarakom is a charming emerald peninsula jutting into the picturesque Vembanad Lake dotted with innumerable traditional country rafts, boats and canoes. The fresh water of the lake flows into the mainland, making a labyrinth of lagoons, canals and waterways. Spend the rest of the day at the beautiful resort of Kumarakom. You may enjoy traditional Ayurveda massages here -Ayurveda is the ancient healing system of India and has been practised continuously for over 5,000 years. The various treatments are individually prescribed and involve the use of medicated herbal oils, herbs, powders and poultices & natural ingredients.
Overnight in Kumarakom.
After breakfast, enjoy the full day at leisure in Kumarakom.
Kumarakom is a village on Vembanad Lake in the backwaters of Kerala, southern India. It’s laced with canals, where houseboats ply the waters. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is home to many species including cuckoos and Siberian storks. Nearby, the Bay Island Driftwood Museum displays wooden sculptures. In the lake, Pathiramanal Island is a haven for rare migratory birds. Ancient Thazhathangady Mosque is east of Kumarakom.
After breakfast. The day is free until checkout time. The driver will pick you up and drop you to the airport for your onward flight.
AED 3750/- Per person, Prices are based on twin sharing.
Duration: 9 Days / 8 Nights.
Destinations: Kovalam, Mararikulam, Kumarakom.
The rates are subject to availability at the time of booking request. In the event if there are rate changes due to increase in Govt taxes, or hotel charges a surcharge, or BAR rates (Best available rates), we reserve the right to amend the rates without notice. The exchange rate is subject to change. Please ensure that you have secured the relevant visa / entry permits & valid passport. The best source of visa information is the embassy of the country itself.
If you are interested in going ahead with this booking, we would require deposits or payments as follows either in the form of cash or cheque:
Please ensure that the names given to us for reservations match the names in your passport, as hotels, sightseeing tour companies are very particular about name changes. Mismatched names may result in heavy amendment penalties. We strongly recommend travel insurance as part of your package – we have excellent rates with the world’s best companies – please let us know if you wish us to add this to your package.
Economy class airfare from Dubai / Trivandrum / Cochin / Dubai.
3 nights accommodation in Kovalam based on double room occupancy.
2 nights accommodation in Marari & Kumarakom based on double room occupancy.
Transportation as per the itinerary on private car.
Entrance at the monuments and English speaking guide tour only in Trivandrum.
Sightseeing as per itinerary by private tourist vehicle.
Complimentary travel insurance.
All airline and hotel taxes.
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