Experience Kerala with Taj Hotels
Taj Hotels is a name synonymous to comfort and outstanding service in hospitality.
What you can expect from any Taj Hotel are great amenities on offer, bedrooms well-appointed and tastefully furnished, choice of restaurants really good, staff extremely friendly and polite all together highlighting the best of every destination.
Taj Hotels in Kerala is based at some exquisite locations- Vivanta by Taj - Malabar (at Willington Island, Cochin), Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom (Banks of Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom), Vivanta by Taj - Kovalam (a Kovalam Beach Resort). This Taj Hotels Kerala tour package will provide you a luxury tour experience in Kerala with some impressive places to stay at, from colonial estates to beach resorts in Kerala.
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Duration of this Kerala Trip Package:
08 Days - 07 Nights
Famous Places in Kerala to visit:
Cochin (2N), Kumarakom (2N), Kumarakom Houseboat (1N), Kovalam (2N)
Highlights: Fort Kochi, Vembanad Lake Kumarakom, Kerala Backwater Tour, Kovalam Beach, Luxury Hotels Kerala
Accommodation for 07 nights as per the meal plan mentioned
Airport & Hotel transfers
Private air-conditioned car with driver in Cochin Kumarakom and Kovalam
English speaking tour guide in Cochin
Sightseeing tours, Entrance fee to monuments as mentioned in the itinerary
Your Kerala Luxury Holidays can be extended in number of ways and customized based on your interests and requirements.
Kerala Trip Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive in Cochin
On arrival at Cochin Airport you will be met by our representative and transferred to Hotel Taj Malabar Cochin for check-in.
Evening visit the Kerala Kathakali Centre to watch a Kathakali dance performance - a classic dance drama where you’ll see how a story unfolds by dance, music, song and strangest of all, facial movements that convey the emotions and dialogue. It is a mixture of calm and rhythmic movements; frenetic drumming that leads to a dramatic climax but throughout colorful and elaborate.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Cochin
Cochin: Formation of Cochin happened with the amalgamation of smaller villages across the southwestern coast of Kerala. It has a mix of the Dutch, Portuguese, British and the Jewish influences that make this city unique.
Go on a sightseeing tour of Cochin to explore its rich history and heritage accompanied with a Cochin Tour Guide. Visit the Jewish synagogue at Matanchery and walk through the old Jewish town; take a walking tour of old Fort Kochi and visit the important monuments including Dutch Palace, St. Francis Church (India’s oldest) and Santa Cruz Basilica and explore the streets on foot. Also see the famous Chinese fishing nets in action.
Day 03: Drive from Cochin to Kumarakom (Distance 70kms & 2hrs. journey)
Drive from Kochi to a small backwater village Kumarakom. On arrival check into the Taj Kumarakom Lake Resort - a 140 year old colonial bungalow that has been converted to a Hotel.
Day 04: Relax at Kumarakom
Day free to relax. Indulge in the surroundings of the resort and enjoy the fantastic view of the vast yet calm Vembanad Lake spread out in the front. Stroll to the pool for a leisurely swim or join in some in-house activities -cycling or pottery. Enjoy the evening complimentary sun-set cruise set in light music followed by tea & snacks served in a traditional Kerala set-up.
Day 05: Board the Houseboat at Kumarakom
After breakfast, board the House boat at Kumarakom on a Backwater Cruise. The experience is a beautiful one as it takes you through lagoons, rivers and lakes of Central Kerala. You will see how people live & work along the shores as your ride from one island to the other. Enjoy the Kerala Cuisine served on-board along with the ride. Overnight stay in Kerala Houseboat
Day 06: Drive from Alleppey to Kovalam (Distance 180kms & 3hrs. journey)
After check-out from the House Boat, drive to Kovalam. On arrival check-in to Taj Kovalam or Taj Green Cove Kovalam; this Kovalam Beach Resort is an upscale quite retreat hotel built by the side of a hill overlooking the lagoons and Kovalam Beach. The little stone bungalows within the resort are tastefully decorated with Balinese influenced design
Spend the day relaxing at the beach or at your lovely room with a private terrace appreciating the views.
Day 07: Relax at Kovalam Beach
Kovalam Beach is a 10min hike down the hill from the resort passing through lagoons; you may hitch a ride on a hotel buggy if you don’t want to walk. Day free to relax or plan some local sightseeing in Trivandrum
Day 08: Drive from Kovalam to Trivandrum Airport
Your Trip to Kerala on Taj Hotel Package concludes with a drop to the Trivandrum airport for your flight home or to another destination in India.