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Kerala Family Adventure

Private Travel | Family adventures 16 Days & 14 Nights Lead-in price: £3795 Current prices from: £3795

Kerala has it all for a family looking for a holiday amid magical backwaters, beaches and with a rich local culture. From marvelling at impressive waterfalls and hidden caves to exploring pristine jungles by foot and interacting with friendly local communities, Kerala offers a veritable treasure trove of experiences.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Explore exotic Kochi (Cochin) by tuk tuk
  • Enjoy an interactive experience at an eco-tourism village
  • Visit indigenous local tribes and spectacular waterfalls
  • Stay at Wayanad Wild with its wealth of fun-filled activities
  • Search for elephants, leopards and tigers in Nagarhole National Park
  • Spot dolphins from the infinity pool at your beachside retreat
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Superior Private Tour in brief

Days 1-2:

Fly to Kochi and transfer to Forte Kochi for 3 nights (N)

Day 3: Kochi

Explore Fort Kochi’s past by taking a tuk tuk ride through its streets. (B)

Day 4: Kumbalanghi • Kochi

Take part in a variety of activities at the Kumbalanghi eco-tourism village before enjoying a traditional lunch. This evening visit a Kathakali dance studio for a live performance. (B, L)

Day 5: Athirapally

Drive to Athirapally, known for scenic waterfalls. Stay in the Rainforest Lodge (cottage) for 2 nights. (B, D)

Day 6: Athirapally waterfalls

Take a picnic and walk to the base of the mighty Athirapally falls. Optional afternoon guided trek in the surrounding rainforest. (B, D)

Day 7: Wayanad

Drive to Wayanad for 2 nights at the family-friendly Wayanad Wild (cottage). Activities include hiking, bamboo rafting, cycling and tours of the local tea factory. (B, L, D)

Day 8: Edakkal caves

Morning visit to the Edakkal caves to see the prehistoric relief carvings. Afternoon at leisure. (B, L, D)

Day 9: Nagarhole National Park

Morning at leisure. Drive to Nagarhole National Park for a 2-night stay at the Evolve Back Kabini next to the Kabini river. (B, L, D)

Day 10: Nagarhole National Park

Morning and afternoon wildlife drives. This jungle is home to leopards, gaurs, antelopes, crocodiles, tigers and herds of elephants. (B, L, D)

Day 11: Kasargod

Drive to Kasargod, characterised by coconut palms, rolling hills, forts, beaches and backwaters. Stay 3 nights at Neeleshwar Hermitage (Garden View Cottage) on the shores of the Arabian Sea. (B)

Days 12-13: Kasargod

Days at leisure. (B)

Day 14: Overnight on a houseboat

Explore northern Kerala’s palm-fringed tropical backwaters in ultimate comfort aboard a spacious traditional rice boat. (B, L, D)

Day 15: Mumbai

Fly to Mumbai and stay overnight at the LaLit. (B)

Day 16: Fly home


Meal basis:

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

Important information Superior tour

This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

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.

Superior private tour accommodation

  • Wayanad Wild - CGH Earth
    Wayanad Wild - CGH Earth

    Located in the depths of the rainforests of Lakkidi, the gateway to the picturesque Wayanad district, the Wayanad Wild is a family-friendly resort offering luxury cottages in beautiful surroundings. Each of the 12 cottages are comfortable and spacious and the surrounding canopy offers an abundant variety of fauna, birdlife, peaceful streams and remarkable rock formations. A range of activities and excursions suitable for all ages are available and include hikes, cycling tours and visits to a neighbouring tea factory. The Wayanad Wild does not serve alcohol.

  • The LaLiT Mumbai
    The LaLiT Mumbai

    Located approximately 10 minutes drive from Sahar International airport, the The Lalit Mumbai offers first-class accommodation in its 369 comfortably furnished rooms and suites. The rooms are spacious and combine traditional features with contemporary style. The hotel offers a variety of dining options and leisure facilities include a holistic health centre and an outdoor swimming pool.

  • Neeleshwar Hermitage
    Neeleshwar Hermitage

    Neeleshwar Hermitage, a delightful retreat set among acres of coconut palms and gardens, was the first superior first-class resort to open on the beaches of northern Kerala. All the palm thatched cottages, built according to the traditional architectural principles of Kerala Vastu, overlook either the landscaped garden or the unspoilt beach and have their own courtyard garden. The cottages are spacious, airy and beautifully designed with polished wood pillars and stone bathrooms with state of the art fixtures and fittings. The Neeleshwar Hermitage currently does not have a licence to serve alcoholic drinks. Features: 18 cottages, infinity pool, Ayurvedic spa centre and a restaurant serving fresh seafood, local and international cuisine, yoga and cookery classes. Room amenities: Air-conditioning, ipod docking station, hairdryer, en suite bathroom with bath and shower and safe.

  • Forte Kochi
    Forte Kochi

    Forte Kochi hotel is in the heart of the historic area, just a 5-minute walk from the iconic Chinese fishing nets. Formerly a spice trader's mansion, it offers 27 elegant rooms. The architecture is a perfect medley of Portuguese, Dutch and British influences, reflecting the city's former occupation and eventful history. The central courtyard features a swimming pool and a bar, and is flanked by two buildings that house the rooms and the restaurant.

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Dates & prices


Guideline Prices

Low season from £3795 per person

High season from £3995 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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  • Kasargod

    In ancient times, Kasargod was an important trade centre and was known to Arabs by the...

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  • Mumbai (Bombay)

    Rudyard Kipling described Mumbai as 'the Mother of Cities' and the city’s history is...

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