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Kerala at Leisure

Private Travel | General interest 16 Days & 14 Nights Lead-in price: £2425 Current prices from: £2425
Travel through Kerala in style and luxury, at a pace which enables you to make the most of this colourful, scenic and laid-back land.

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Luxury Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Kochi

Overnight flight to Kochi (Cochin). (N)

Day 2: Kochi

Transfer to historical Fort Kochi for 2 nights at Malabar House. Walk or cycle through the picturesque lanes, visiting Gujarati Street, famous for its sweets, and the spice markets. (N)

Day 3: Kochi

Visit hidden Kochi, taking in the Dutch Palace and see the dhobi wallahs in action. Endless rows of shops sell everything from lamps to fragrant spices and intricate lacework. Uncover a bygone era of basilicas, visit local children in a school and the Jewish synagogue, built in 1568. (B)

Day 4: Kanam

Travel through lush green tropical landscape and rice fields, and stay 2 nights at Kanam Estate. (B, L, D)

Day 5: Kanam

Enjoy guided walks through the surrounding spice and rubber plantations. Relax with a spa treatment. (B, L, D)

Day 6: Alleppey

Travel to Lake Vembanad to reach the peaceful oasis of Purity for 2 nights. (B, L, D)

Day 7: Alleppey

Start the day with a yoga class. Discover the rural life of the lake on an evening cruise with fishermen. (B, L, D)

Day 8: Backwaters cruise

Board the Discovery houseboat for an overnight cruise, exploring the world of the backwaters. (B, L, D)

Day 9: Kovalam

Travel to Kovalam for 3 nights at Taj Green Cove Resort & Spa. Located on a hillside amid lush greenery, the resort overlooks the Arabian Sea. (B)

Days 10-11: Kovalam

Days at leisure. (B)

Day 12: Fly home

Depart for Trivandrum and your flight home. (B)

Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information Luxury tour

Featuring some of the most luxurious accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are based on the standard category, unless indicated otherwise.

Single supplement

Available on request.

Tailor-made travel

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Luxury private tour accommodation

  • The Malabar House
    The Malabar House

    Overlooking the Old Parade Ground and St. Francis' Church, the Malabar House is a small boutique hotel in the heart of Fort Kochi. All rooms are furnished with antique furniture and artefacts reflecting the diversity of south Indian heritage. The garden, with its rich tropical vegetation, houses a small swimming pool, a stage for cultural events and a restaurant. This hotel is licenced to serve beer and wine, but not liquor.

  • Purity at Lake Vembanad Alappuzha
    Purity at Lake Vembanad Alappuzha

    Set on the shores of Lake Vembanad this delightful villa, which previously belonged to a European lady, has been refurbished and converted into a stunning six bedroom boutique hotel. All rooms and suites have either terraces or verandas and overlook either the garden or the lake. The rooms and suites with their contemporary minimalist interiors showcase the distinctive work of photographer turned artist Abdul Kalam and are furnished with an eclectic collection of antique objects and period furniture. With Ayurvedic spa treatments, yoga and waterfront dining in lakefront settings, Puity is ideal for those seeking something small, intimate and characterful in the backwaters.

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Dates & prices


Guideline Prices

Low season from £2425 per person

High season from £2725 per person


Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

  • • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
    • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
    • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
    • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
    • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
    • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

Destinations on this tour

  • Kochi (Cochin)

    Kochi (Cochin), overlooking the Arabian Sea and once a strategic port on the spice route, is an enchanting blend of east meets west...

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  • Kovalam

    Located only 16 km south of the regional capital of Trivandrum, the broad sandy palm...

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