Kerala in Luxury Hotels Tour

Kerala in Luxury Hotels Tour

Kerala in Luxury Hotels Tour


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Hotels, houseboat

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Breathe in sea air, enjoy tropical scenery, and admire old palaces in India

Spend a night twisting through Kerala’s glimmering backwaters on a houseboat, stopping at local markets along the bank.

Enjoy staying in luxurious, classy resorts, where swimming pools, Ayurvedic centres, and delicious restaurants await.

Explore the array of attractions spanning Cochin and finish your sightseeing meander by watching a Kathakali dance performance.

Revel in the tropical atmosphere in and around Kovalam—a once quaint fishing village-turned lively beach resort.

Escape to India’s holiday oasis: Kerala. Situated along Malabar Coast, Kerala packs a punch when it comes to tropical scenery and fascinating historical palaces and buildings. The 7-day Kerala in Luxury Hotels Tour is no different! This tour seamlessly weaves relaxation with entertainment.

Over this 7-day holiday, you’ll explore Cochin, revelling in the charming, relaxing ambiance. Then, explore the scenic Kumarakom, where canals enchant. Then, enjoy the salty seaside air at the beach in Kovalam. Amid visiting these three stunning places, you’ll spend one night cruising on a houseboat along the backwaters! Expect to stay in lavish, upscale resorts operated by the Taj Group of Hotels every night. The Kerala in Luxury Hotels Tour may be short, but it will have you feeling refreshed and full of new tales to share and savour for a long time afterward.

Kerala in Luxury Hotels Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Cochin

Meet and greet a tour representative upon arrival at the airport. Transfer to your hotel, where relaxation and a refreshing swimming pool await. Enjoy the rest of the day relishing in the amenities offered at the resort or opt to explore Cochin, a city that perfectly blends ancient buildings with a modern lifestyle. It’s also home to one of the most beautiful natural ports in the world!

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Hotel in Cochin

Day 2 Explore Cochin

Enjoy a delicious breakfast before going on a sightseeing tour around Cochin. You’ll get to check out a mixture of stunning architecture, historical buildings, and relaxing outdoor spots, including The Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, St. Francis Church, Cochin Harbour, and Fort Kochi Beach. In the evening, you’ll go to a Kathakali dance performance. Watch as the dancers portray Indian epics in vibrant costumes.

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Hotel in Cochin

Day 3 Travel to Kumarakom

Travel a short distance to the land where mangrove forests and coconut groves flourish and canals weave through the lush greenery. This lovely village is also set on Vembanad Lake. You can spend the day enjoying the luxurious amenities at the resort or explore Kumarakom. If you’re a bird watcher, you won’t want to miss out on the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.

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Hotel in Kumarakom

Day 4 Board the houseboat

Enjoy breakfast before boarding your houseboat! Relax while meandering along the backwaters. As you travel, you’ll have the chance to stop at the many local markets lining the banks. You may also get to witness artisans creating boats the same way they did centuries ago. During mealtimes, enjoy the explosion of flavours in each dish—all prepared by the chef on board.

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Overnight on houseboat
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5 Travel to Kovalam

Disembark your houseboat and travel to Kovalam, a tropical city. In the 1960s, western hippies stumbled upon this former quaint fishing village, but Kovalam has since evolved into a lively beach resort town. Enjoy the seaside restaurants and swirling salty air. After you check into your resort, you can spend the day at your leisure.

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Hotel in Kovalam

Day 6 Relax in Kovalam

Spend the day at the beach and enjoy the facilities offered at the resort.

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Hotel in Kovalam

Day 7 Departure from India

Have breakfast and spend the morning soaking up the tropical vibes of your resort before getting picked up and taken to Trivandrum International Airport.

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Kerala in Luxury Hotels Tour Price and Dates

This guided tour in Kerala is always run as a private tour for your group only. Please note that the prices might increase during public holidays.

Prices below are per person:

  • Guided Groups of 2-10: $1,176USD per person
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Accommodation on Kerala in Luxury Hotels Tour

This tour will have you staying in 5-star hotels that offer modern necessities to keep you comfortable. You will also spend one night on a houseboat. Do note that rooms are double occupancy, but you can often upgrade to single occupancy for an additional fee. Single travellers are also required to pay a supplement.

You can pay a supplement to have a private room in a hotel.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
You can pay a supplement to have a private room in a hotel while travelling with your group.

Taj Malabar Resort & Spa in Cochin

Admire Cochin Harbour from the comfort of your swanky room.

Taj Kumarakom Resort & Spa in Kumarakom

Situated along Vembanad Lake, this hotel offers luxurious comfort. Enjoy the pool and swim-up bar!

Night 4

Aircon Houseboat

Enjoy a relaxing evening aboard a traditional-looking houseboat that offers the necessary modern amenities to induce comfort.

Taj Green Cove Resort & Spa in Kovalam

The Taj Green Cove Resort & Spa is simply fantastic! Admire the sea view from the pool.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s included in the Kerala in Luxury Hotels Tour?


6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner are included on this tour.


Accommodation for 6 nights is included on this tour.

Transportation during the Tour

Personal and luggage transportation is included throughout the tour.

Also Included

  • Guide
  • Entrance fees

Not included

  • Flights to get to Cochin International Airport and from Trivandrum International Airport
  • Lunches and dinners not previously mentioned
  • Tour guide gratuity
  • Personal necessities such as drinks during mealtimes

Optional Extras

  • You can upgrade to single occupancy for a fee
  • Any additional nights before or after the tour

Frequenty Asked Questions about Kerala in Luxury Hotels Tour

How hard is the Kerala in Luxury Hotels Tour?

This tour is rated as a 1 / 5. It’s suitable for any level of fitness.

Do I need a visa to travel to India?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

Are meals included on the Kerala in Luxury Hotels Tour?

6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner are included on this tour.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have health and medical insurance to join this trip. Get your Travel Insurance.

How do I get to Cochin to start this tour?

You can fly into Cochin International Airport (COK), where you will be met by your guide.

Is the Kerala in Luxury Hotels Tour in English?

Yes, the tour guide speaks English.

Where does the Kerala in Luxury Hotels Tour end?

The tour ends at Trivandrum International Airport (TRV), where you can catch your flight home.

Do I need special vaccines to travel to India?

Check with your family doctor.

Are there any travel restrictions for India?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

When is the best time to travel to India for this tour?

The best time to travel to Kerala for this tour is from September to March when the weather is mild.


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