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Kerala: Beaches & Backwaters

Starts: Kochi, India
Finishes: Kochi, India

Visit: Kochi, Alleppey, Kollam, Varkala, Kochi

Tour Type: Small Group

Accommodation: Basic

Overview

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Watch the sunset through the fishing nets of Kochi, stretch out on white-sand beaches, drift through the tranquil backwaters, and rise at dawn to see the sunrise. This seven-day tour offers a quick introduction to the diversity of south India. Unwind with some yoga in your free time. Meet the locals and spend the night with a local family on a tour that's all about authentic cultural experience.

Highlights

    • Relax in the calm backwaters
    • Experience a local homestay
    • Chill out on quiet beaches
    • Explore ecosystems aboard an Alleppey ferry cruise
    • Sample South Indian cuisine.

Trip Details

The Trip

Product Code: 126325
Tour Type: Small Group
Accommodation: Basic
Transport: Bus, boat, taxi, tuk-tuk
Guide Language: Engligh

Starts: Kochi, India
Finishes: Kochi, India
Duration: 7 days
Physical rating: Basic

Includes

    Activities
    • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Local Living Moment: Alleppey Homestay, Alleppey
    • Orientation walks in Alleppey, Kollam, and Fort Kochi
    • Kerala boat tour
    • Morning ferry cruise on Alleppey's backwaters
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Simple hotels or guesthouse (twin-share) (5 nts), homestay (1 nt).
    • 1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
    Transport
    • Bus, boat, taxi, tuk-tuk
    Group Leader
    • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Price

Price person (sharing double) $559 ($80/day)

Deposit:

$250 per person for bookings made 70 days or more prior to departure

Full Amount for bookings made less than 70 days prior to departure

Cancellation: Super Strict

Trip Notes

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Awdry R 

Very enjoyable week with an interesting mix of ages, 23-78, 5 nationalities, and a variety of backgrounds. A youngish guide who was on the ball when things did not go quite to plan especially transport! e.g. transfer to a public bus when a fault occurred half at way stop to Thekkaddy.

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Petra S 

Very nice and relaxing tour through south of India, very nice and hard working tour leader, nice group, good hotels, perfect overall organization

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Stephanie J 

Our tour leader was great, he had lots of interesting ideas for optional programs!I enjoyed also the accommodations, all hotels and home stays were very comfortable and nice.

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Owen W 

Overall represents very good value for money

Tour Operator

G Adventures

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As the world's largest independent adventure travel company, G Adventures brings curious travellers from different backgrounds together to experience, learn, share, and explore this incredible planet we all inhabit.

In 1990, Bruce Poon Tip founded G Adventures with nothing more than two credit cards and a burning desire to create an authentic, sustainable travel experience like nothing the world had ever seen. By offering adventure-craving travellers an alternative to the resorts, cruises and motorcoach tours they were accustomed to, he not only changed the way people looked at their holiday time, but changed the face of travel forever. Over 26 years later, the only thing that hasn’t changed is an inherent belief in the core values that continue to inspire our being and business today.

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