Central Kerala - Heritage, backwaters and hills! - F5 Escapes - Solo and Group Women only Travel Company India
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    Heritage, backwaters and hills!

  • Day 1 – Fort Kochi. Kathakali & Kalaripayattu performance. 
  • Day 2 – Guided tour of Fort Kochi. Off to Munnar.
  • Day 3 – Munnar.
  • Day 4 – Drive to Alleppey. House Boat Tour.
  • Day 5 – Village Walk, drop to Kochi Airport.

Reach Kochi on Day1 by 10 AM and book your return journey after 3 PM on Day 5.

Use Early Bird Discount Code EBJAN500 for INR 500 off. Valid till 15th Feb 2024

TOUR OVERVIEW

A small state with such diversity – that is Kerala for you. Explore the first European Township of India. Admire the beauty of Western Ghats mountain range in “Kashmir of South India” and understand the history of Tea in the region. And of course, soak in the life in and around backwaters that are a lifeline to God’s own Country.

Dates: 27th March to 31st March, 2024

Price: INR 35000 + 5% GST

Single Occupancy Surcharge: INR 11,000 + 5% GST

Day 1 - 27 Mar 2024

We start our journey landing in Kochi, meeting the group who will be your friends during and after! This evening, go and explore behind the scenes of how the makeup for a Kathakali performer is done. Enjoy the Kathakali dance performance & Kalaripayattu afterwards. Overnight at Fort Kochi.

Day 2 - 28 Mar 2024

Explore the first European township of India with a guided tour of Fort Kochi. Walk around the fort area and shop. After lunch, drive to Munnar. Overnight at Munnar.

Day 3 - 29 Mar 2024

Today we explore the “Kashmir Of South India ”, serene hills surrounded by sprawling tea plantations. Start the day with a nature walk and tour of Eravikulam National Park. Visit the tea museum, gardens and shop for tea and spices. Overnight at Munnar.

Day 4 - 30 Mar 2024

 After an early breakfast start towards our beautiful coastal destination of Alleppey. Experience a houseboat cruise, enjoy your lunch and evening tea floating around the backwaters. Spend the evening at Alleppey beach. Overnight at Alleppey.

Day 5 - 31 Mar 2024

In the morning go around Alleppey to explore village life with a local guide. After breakfast, start your journey back to Kochi. Get dropped at the airport for an evening flight. Trip Ends.

Inclusions

  • Local transport during the trip in an AC vehicle
  • Accommodation for 4 nights on double occupancy.
  • All meals starting from lunch on Day 1 till breakfast on Day 5.
  • Morning and evening tea/coffee
  • Kathakali and Kalaripayattu performances
  • Guided tour of Fort Kochi
  • Guided village walk in Alleppey
  • Houseboat cruise in Alleppey backwaters with lunch and high-tea
  • Guidance of an F5 Traveler.
  • Entrance fees
  • Tolls and taxes

Exclusions

  • Tips, alcohol, packaged beverages, medicine and other expenses of personal nature.
  • Any additional activities not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Camera fees at monuments, parks
  • Travel till Kochi and back
  • 5% GST
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities, personal flight delays and aspects beyond our control. We will definitely facilitate an alternative and handle the contingency, the cost being yours.

Terms & Conditions

REFUNDS/CANCELLATION

  • 15% of the trip cost if cancelled 90 days or more in advance.
  • 25% of the trip cost if cancelled 89 – 60 days in advance.
  • 50% of the trip cost if it is cancelled 59 to 16 days in advance.
  • Last 15 days – no show – the entire amount will be forfeited.
  • If you use our services to book flights, cancellation charges will apply

Disclaimer

  • F5 Escapes is in no way responsible for any untoward incident happening due to the ignorance/negligence of the guests, natural/man-made calamities, accidents or any other events that are out of human control during the trip.
  • All our trips are well-researched, including identifying access to medical facilities. In case of a medical emergency, F5 will assist the traveler in getting medical attention.
  • F5 reserves the right to cancel the trip under certain conditions – in such a case, the amount will be refunded in full.

Arrival & departure

This trip is to Ex-Kochi. Joining us from a different city?
Reach Kochi on Day 1 by 10 AM and book your return journey after 3 PM on Day 5.

Weather

  • Day time will be hot, evening & nights will be pleasant. Munnar will be cool. The exact nature of weather will be known closer to the time and you will be advised accordingly.

    *Please note that nowadays, climate/ weather is dependent on many factors and unpredictable hence the above information might be subject to change during your actual travel days.

Stay

Fort Kochi – A boutique, family-run hotel by the waterfront, built with traditional materials and with traditional Kerala architecture influence.

Alleppey – A family run homestay that is a 110+ year old wooden mansion, situated on the bank of the river Pamba.

Munnar – A boutique farmstay amidst tea and spice plantation

Foooooooood!

  • Simple local affair – veg and non-veg. Kerala has a lot to offer food wise and we will be trying the traditional meals. We will also check out the famous cafes of Fort Kochi.

Note about Smoking & Alcohol

  • Everyone joining is an adult and we realize that we cannot dictate the behavior on how you should enjoy the trip. All we ask is to drink responsibly. Hangover delays are going to cost a lot, and will not be tolerated at all. So please do not test your limits and enjoy in moderation. Also, do respect your roommate’s comfort levels with the alcohol smell and avoid drinking in the room if she is not comfortable. If you smoke, please do so outside the room, even if the rooms have ashtray.

‘F5 Escapes’ is a Bangalore-based, experiential travel company, with a focus on redefining the way women travel in India. The premise of F5 is an ambitious dream –  to put India on the global travel map as a preferred destination for women from across the globe.

F5 Escapes offers fixed departure all-women group tours, customized itineraries for families, groups and solo travellers. We also do in-city engagements which include #JustGo travel meetups, workshops to educate women on travel safety, sustainable menstruation, motorbiking etc.

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