Overview

Kerala Heritage & Cultural Tour

Kerala Heritage & Cultural Tour is a wonderful way to enjoy the richness and grandeur of the Kerala’s cultural and heritage legacy. From forts to monuments, to museums and to pilgrim centres, there surely is a lot to witness. There are many forts and monuments to be visited while on such luxurious India tours. In Kerala, Bekal, East Fort, Thalasseri fort and Thangasseri fort are quite visitors’ hubs. Then there are Padmanabhapuram palace, Mattancherry palace and Koyikkal palace which have a different palatial architecture than its other Indian peers and are quite a sight to behold. Religion has had quite a strong impact on the culture and life in general in Kerala. Holy cross shine at thrissur, Guruvayoor, Sabarimala, Malayattoor church, Padmanabha swamy temple and many more such pilgrim centres are highly revered. Museums like Napier museum and art gallery, Hill Palace museum, folklore museum, tea museum and museum of Kerala history are places to be seen for their high heritage value. They let you connect with the glorious and versatile past of the region. Choosing Kerala Heritage tour will take you on a cultural journey through the region and let you enjoy a fabulous time and provide a totally new experience.

  • 20 NIGHTS 21 DAYSDURATION
  • calicut START CITY
  • trivandrum END CITY
  • PRICE ON REQUEST

Trip Highlights

Transport
Flight/ Car/ Train

Accomodation
Budget/ Standard/ Deluxe/ Luxury

Sightseeing
Monuments/ Tourist Places

Meal
CP/ MAP/ AP

Route

  • Calicut - Thalassery - Bekal - Kannur - Cochin - Kothamangam Home Stay - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Kollam - Kovalam - Kanyakumari - Trivendrum

Itinerary

  1. Day 01

    - Calicut

    By Flight

    Arrival at Calicut airport. Meet our representative and will transfer to hotel. Calicut on the northern most part of Kerala. This youngest district of Kerala has several niceties to offer backpackers and pilgrims. The enduring charm of its beach, the architectural marvel of the Temples, Mosques and Chruches and the unique and tell tale folk art genuine attractions for tourists around the world. Check in at a beautiful luxury resort. Overnight stay at Hotel.

  2. Day 02

    Calicut

     

    This beautiful district of Kerala even called as Land of Gods, really its gifted with many forts rivers, hills, beautiful beaches, forests, and mineral resources. Rest and relax at the resort. Overnight at Hotel.

  3. Day 03

    Calicut - Thalassery

     

    Drive to Thalassery a beautiful fishing town in the north of Calicut. Check in to the majestic Ayesha Manzil. Rest and relax at the resort. Overnight stay at Hotel.

  4. Day 04

    Thalassery

     

    The Place is famous for Keralas only musilm royal family 'Arakkal', they ruled this parts of coast even the Lekshdeep Islands. The quest for spices and lured several European powers this place. The fortification at Thalassery and Fort St.Angelo attest to their arrival. Solemn Churches surrounded by mildewed grave stones also silently speak of the European presents. In the evening witness a colourful Theyyam dance, one of the most popular ritualistic dances of north Kerala. Overnight at Hotel.

  5. Day 05

    Thalassery - Bekal

     

    Proceed to Bekal, The place is famous for Bekal Fort, is the largest and best preserved one. The beautiful Bakel beach with the historically and archaeologically significant bekal fort in the back ground is now being developed into an international tourist destination. Bekal fort provides a unique Aqua Park provides water sport facilites for water cycling and Pedal boats. Check in to a beautiful resort. Overnight at Hotel.

  6. Day 06

    Bekal

     

    After breakfast visit some ancient temples and important forts and Churches which is highlighting the old glory of this place. Some important of this kind are Chandragiri Fort, Cheruvathur Kotta Palli, means a mosque with in a fort. Kanwatheertha Beach, like a large swimming pool like formation of the sea on the vast beach is the main attraction. Overnight at Hotel.

  7. Day 07

    Bekal

     

    Today go for visit Kavil Bhavan Yoga and Meditation Centre here Yoga is combined along with other procedures to cure a wide range of ailments from Asthma, allergy, blood pressure and obesity to aches and pains and common colds. Some important places are Madhur Temple, famous for its rich architectural and copper plate roofing, rises majestically against beautiful landscape of the Madhuvahini River. Manjeswaram another destination a number of temples and fifteen Mosques makes this cashew growing town a prominent pilgrim centre. Overnight at hotel.

  8. Day 08

    Bekal - Kannur

     

    Kannor distict is bounded by a wealth of natural beauty. Kannur enjoys the credit of having been the cradle of many a colourful art and folk music of Kerala. The ships of King Soloman are believed to anchored here at one time. Check in to a beautuful resort. Some important places there to see Parasinikadavu Temple, Kannur Fort and Muzhipilagadi Beach, Keralas only drive in beach. Evening visits some temples to see the colourful cultural shows. Overnight at hotel.

  9. Day 09

    Kannur - Cochin

     

    Today morning after breakfast transfer to the railway station and a short journey to Cochin by train(5 hrs). Arrival at Cochin one of the major harbour Cities in India, meet our representative at Cochin railway station and transfer to Hotel. Overnight at hotel.

  10. Day 10

    Cochin

     

    Today morning after breakfast start your city tour with Mattancherry Palace also known as the Dutch Palace, check out the interiors of the palace that are decorated with the mural's from Ramayana and there are some lively displays of royal costumes and palanquins. Then proceed to the St. Francis Church built by the Portuguese in 1510 AD and is believed to be the oldest church built by the Europeans in India. Later visit Bolghatty Palace and Jewish Synagogue. In the evening back to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

  11. Day 11

    Cochin - Kothamangalam

     

    Drive to Kothamangalam and spend the afternoon at leisure in a century old estate bungalow set in over 100 acres of multi crop plantation. Apart from exploring the estate you could also visit the local bird sanctuary. Participate in cookery demonstrations involving authentic Kerala cuisine. Overnight at the hotel.

  12. Day 12

    Kothamangalam

     

    In the morning, drive to the Kodanad elephant orphanage. You will get the opportunity to be up and close with the elephants and can participate in their bathing and feeding. Elephant rides will also be possible. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the Hotel.

  13. Day 13

    Kothamangalam - Kumarakom

     

    Proceed to Kumarakom, Its splendid area full of canals, lakes and coves. You can sunbathe on the deck or observe the landscape from the protection of the cabin. Canoes with huge sails still transport people and you will find vegetable sellers, fishermen and other household materials being brought door to door by small wooden boats. This whole area is surrounded with coconut palms and lush green rice fields. Overnight at Hotel.

  14. Day 14

    Kumarakom

    Houseboat

    Today at 12 noon check in to a traditional Kerala style Houseboat and Cruise through the back waters is the fabulous way to explore the fascinating beauty of the backwaters. Stay overnight in the House Boat (Deluxe A/c Houseboat).

  15. Day 15

    Kollam

    Houseboat

    Today after breakfast, proceed to Quilon is the centre of country’s cashew trading and processing industry, one of the oldest ports of Malabar coast. 30% of the of this historic place is covered by Ashatamudi Lake. Over night at a beautiful resort in the side of this beautiful lake, Overnight at Hotel.

  16. Day 16

    Kollam

     

    Today after breakfast go for visit Amrithakala Gurukulam which is an institution for Indian traditional arts, crafts and languages. Where you can see some classical art forms, village crafts, pottery making, wood caring etc. Overnight at Hotel.

  17. Day 17

    Kollam - Kovalam

     

    Morning proceed to Kovalam one of the famous beach resorts of South India, enriched with rich Greenery of Coconut Palms and laced with golden sands. On arrival check in at the hotel. Rest of the day free to relax and enjoy the beach. Stay overnight at Hotel.

  18. Day 18

    Kovalam

     

    Rest and relax at the beach or you can try an Ayurveda massage if somebody likes. Over night at Hotel.

  19. Day 19

    Kovalam - Kanyakumari

    Kovalam

    Today morning after breakfast you can go for Kanyakumari Sightseeing, the southern tip of India, the meeting place of three great ocean and also one of the important pilgrim centre of Hindus. The Kanyakumari beach is famous for its spectacular sun rise and sun set. Visit the famous old palace called Padmnabhapuram Palace and famous Suchendra Temple Later drive back to the hotel. Evening free to enjoy the beach. Stay overnight at the Hotel.

  20. Day 20

    Kovalam

     

    Morning after breakfast, you can go for sightseeing of Trivandrum, which includes the Sri Chitra Art Gallery, Napier Museum and Kuthiramalika Palace. And Veli lagoon. Afternoon back to resort. rest and relax at the beach. Overnight at the Hotel.

  21. Day 21

    Kovalam - Trivandrum

    Airport

    Today after breakfast, departure transfer to Trivandrum Airport to Fly back to your home with unforgettable trip.

Inclusion

Exclusion

  • Accommodation on twin Sharing Basis as Per Plan.
  • Assistance on Arrival & Departure.
  • Daily Breakfast at Hotel.
  • Private A/c vehicle for Airport transfers & sightseeing.
  • All permit fees & hotel taxes
  • Air Fare/Train fare.
  • Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips. Liquor, boating & joy rides.
  • Any other item not specified in “Cost Includes.
  • City Guide.
  • Monument Entry Fees.
  • Video Camera & Camera Fees etc.
  • Any meals / tipping / personal exp etc.
  • Additional sightseeing or usages of vehicle not mention in the itinerary.
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blocks etc (to be borne by the clients directly on the spot).
  • Govt. Service Tax. 05%

Tour Map

Price

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TOUR COST : Per Person on twin Sharing Basis ( In US Dollor)
Net & Non Commissionable

Vehicle No Of Pax Standard Deluxe Premium

Additional Info

Destination Nights Standard Deluxe Premium

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