This two-week adventure in Kerala features family-friendly properties, a variety of activities and short travel times, a great way to explore the best of ‘God's own country’ without spending all the time in a car. You will get to enjoy a diverse array of landscapes, flora and fauna and rural and urban habitats throughout Kerala, accompanied by your driver and English speaking guides in each place.
Ease into your holiday with a stay along the peaceful River Periyar before making your way to the lush hill station of Munnar for some trekking and visits to the stunning tea and cardamom plantations that make this hills station such a pull. Explore the jungles and water bodies of Periyar National Park and then head to Kumarakom to experience life on the famous and unique backwaters. Your holiday winds up in the historic and cosmopolitan city of Cochin, after time on the beach, visiting its well-known sites and lesser-explored backstreets.
Revel in the glorious peace on the banks of the River Periyar - with many activities on offer
Hike or raft along the river in Periyar National Park, looking for wildlife in the surrounding forest-clad hills
Explore the narrow channels of the backwaters to get an insight into village life
Unwind on the palm-fringed, sandy beaches of Mararikulam
Discover Cochin on a tuk-tuk tour of its back streets and narrow lanes - parts of the city not often explored by tourists
These are just a few highlights of what is an extraordinary and action-packed holiday.
As with all of our suggested itineraries, we can change this holiday to suit your budget, style and expectations. Find out about our exclusive ‘Journey Planner’ here.