India Beach Holidays - India Beach Tour
India has some of the most beautiful beaches of the world spread across its vast coastline. Treat yourself with an Indian beach holiday - seafood having a wide range of cuisines, spas and massage parlors to relax you, wide variety of water sports as scuba diving, water skiing and wind surfing.
India Beach Holiday Packages
Blessed with a stretched coastline, India offers an exciting blend of sea, sand and sun. India draw beach lovers from across the world round the year. Goa, lovingly called the 'beach heaven' is home to some of the world's best beaches that can be explored during a beach holiday in India.
Places Covered: Cochin, Periyar,Thekkady,Alleppey, Kovalam, Goa.
Day 01 - Arrive Cochin :Arrival at Cochin airport, on arrival our representative will assist you at the airport and will transfer you to the hotel. Check in the hotel and rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Cochin.
Day 02 - Cochin:After breakfast, sightseeing of Cochin, a city till today influenced by medieval Portugal, Holland and England. You visit St. Francis Church, the Mattancherry Palace or "Dutch Palace" (closed on Fridays). And the amazing Chinese fishing nets. You also see the Jew City with the Jewish Synagogue (closed on Fridays and Saturdays), constructed in 1568, with hand-painted, willow-pattern floor tiles brought from Canton in the mid-18th century by a Rabbi, who had trading interest in that city. In the evening enthrall yourself with a special presentation of the colourfully costumed Kathakali Dance Drama in a local theatre. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 03 -Cochin - Periyar (approx 190 km / 5h):After breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive towards Periyar National Park, which is a unique wildlife sanctuary and is about 780 sq. km centered on an artificial lake fed by the Periyar River. On arrival check in at the hotel.
Day 04 - Periyar - Thekkady: Breakfast. Drive to an Elephant Camp where we will organize elephant bathing and elephant feeding. We will also organize a 30 min Elephant ride. After visiting Elephant Camp, visit a Spice Plantation. You will walk through the aromatic spice gardens where the air is laden with the fragrance of nature's bounty. Spices can be defined as "aromatic substances of vegetable origin, used for Flavoring food or as a preservative." Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 05 - Periyar - Alleppey (approx 120 km / 5h) :After breakfast drive to the jetty to board Houseboat (Kettuvallom) on the World famous Backwaters of Kerala. "Kettu" literally means to tie up and "Vallom" means " boats". The boats played a major role in the economic development of ancient Kerala, moving cargo and men from the very nook and corner of otherwise unreachable area, cutting across the length and breadth of the land. Enjoy your overnight stay in Kettuvallom.
Day 06 - Alleppey - Kovalam (approx 175 km / 3.5h): Disembark from houseboat after breakfast and drive to "Kovalam beach". It is one of the best beaches of India. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure for personal activities. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 07 - Kovalam - Trivandrum - Goa (Drive + Flight):Breakfast. Later check out of the hotel and drive towards Trivandrum airport to board the Goa flight upon arrival check into the hotel Overnight at the hotel.
Day 08 - Goa: Full day at Leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 09 - Goa :Full day at Leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 10 - Goa: Full day at Leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Goa - Mumbai (flight): Breakfast at hotel checkout from hotel in Goa and transfer to airport to board the flight to Mumbai. Upon arrival visit the Bollywood city of India which includes the visit to Marine Drive, Mani Bhawan, Hanging Gardens and Gateway of India. Later in the evening transfer to the International airport to connect flight back home.