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Kerala Homestay

  • Duration

    6 days
  • Tour Type

    Short Stay
  • Tour Style

    Classic
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One of the best ways to experience this unique area is by staying with a welcoming local family. You will also visit Periyar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary and journey along the backwaters of Kerala on a kettuvallam.

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Tour Itinerary

Our Kerala Homestay itinerary has been intricately designed for those who wish to see iconic sites and magnificent treasures. You'll travel with the assurance that all your arrangements are taken care of. You will be accompanied by our industry-leading guides whose unparalleled knowledge and talent will turn your tour into an unforgettable experience.

  • Day 1

    Kochi to Kanjirappally

    Day 1 Kochi to Kanjirappally

    Upon arrival at Kochi airport you will be transferred to Kanjirappally, a town nestled among rubber plantations, where your homestay accommodation is located. This afternoon visit rubber, coffee and pepper plantations. Enjoy traditional Keralan cuisine for dinner this evening. (L,D)

  • Day 2

    Kanjirappally to Thekkady

    Day 2 Kanjirappally to Thekkady

    This morning drive to Thekkady. This is where Periyar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary and your next homestay accommodation are located. This afternoon, visit a local spice plantation. (B,L,D)

  • Day 3

    Thekkady to Nedumudy

    Day 3 Thekkady to Nedumudy

    Take a boat ride on Lake Periyar before transferring to Nedumudy to board your overnight houseboat. Cruise the backwaters enjoying authentic Keralan cuisine made from rich spices and coconuts while relaxing on board. (B,L,D)

  • Day 4

    Alleppey to Cherthala

    Day 4 Alleppey to Cherthala

    Disembark your houseboat in Alleppey and travel to the small town of Cherthala, located 30km from Kochi. This afternoon take a canoe ride through the narrow canals of the backwaters of Kerala while watching the local fishermen cast their nets and tend to their farms. (B,L,D)

  • Day 5

    Cherthala

    Day 5 Cherthala

    Tour the nearby villages by bicycle, including the many small temples and Catholic churches. Later you will witness the art of ‘toddy tapping’, where a ‘tapper’ climbs to the top of a coconut tree to collect the sap. This is then turned into coconut palm wine. (B,L,D)

  • Day 6

    Cherthala to Kochi

    DAY 6 Cherthala to Kochi

    After check-out this morning you will be transferred to Kochi airport where your arrangements end. (B)

The best time to visit India is from November to March when you’ll enjoy pleasant warm dry days and low humidity.

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  • 23mm
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City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kochi
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City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kochi
  • 27°c
  • 706mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kochi
  • 26°c
  • 594mm
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  • 27°c
  • 403mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kochi
  • 27°c
  • 280mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
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  • 27°c
  • 320mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
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  • 28°c
  • 175mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kochi
  • 27°c
  • 43mm

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