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Duration 14 Days
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Transport
Air-conditioned Car, House Boat, walking
Accommodation
Hotels and Houseboat Stay
Departs Daily

Important notes:
You are required to arrange and purchase internal flights before travel. Combination trip. Please see inclusions and exclusions for details.

Duration : 13 Nights / 14 Day
Covered Destination :
Cochin – Athirapally – Calicut – Vythiri – Sulthan Bathery – Kannur – Calicut - Cochin

Day 01: Arrival Cochin - Athirapally
Greeted by Capital City Travels representative at Cochin airport and transferred to Athirapally near the entrance to the Sholayar forest range. A shimmering expanse of tranquil beauty, the highlight is a breathtaking 80 ft high waterfall. Check into the Rainforest resort which offers stunning views of the waterfall. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight stay at the hotel. (Vehicle at disposal)

Day 02: Athirapally
Today you can go trekking in the jungles or go for nature walks in the Sholayar forest range upto the actual waterfall. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight stay at the hotel. (Vehicle at disposal)

Day 03: Athirapally - Calicut
Drive to Calicut, the traditional capital of North Kerala a leading trading centre for spices on the west coast. Enroute visit 'Kalamandalam' dance and arts centre where you can also spend a day with the masters and witness artists and teachers in action. Proceed to Calicut and check into your resort. Rest of the day at leisure. In the evening go for a relaxing cruise in your private houseboat through the stunning backwaters of Calicut.
Overnight stay in hotel. (Vehicle at disposal)

Day 04: Calicut
Visit the fish markets or venture into town and see the Sweet Meat Street and the many colourful shops. Visit the boat yards in Beypore which have been building vessels since early centuries for legendary seamen. Later in the evening witness a Kalarippayatu (Martial arts) demonstration
Overnight stay in hotel. (Vehicle at disposal)

Day 05: Calicut - Vythiri
Drive to Wayanad set in the picturesque Western Ghats and mountains. Littered with tropical rain forests, dense hills, rolling paddy fields, spice plantations and valleys, Wayanad is a hitherto undiscovered location offering breathtaking views. Check into your resort. Discover the many enchanting highlights of the rainforest. Day at leisure.
Overnight stay in hotel. (Vehicle at disposal)

Day 06: Vythiri
Wake up in the rainforest amidst the sound of chirping birds and tingling streams around your cottage. Visit the pre historic Edakkal Caves today.
Overnight at the Resort.  (Vehicle at disposal)

Day 07: Vythiri - Sulthan Bathery
Early morning drive to Sulthan Bathery and check into a plantation hideaway. Later visit the Thirunelli Temple set in a serene location amidst the Brahmagiri hills. With its lush vegetation and gurgling clear streams, the place presents a breathtaking spectacle. The shrine is shielded with 30 granite columns and the ground is paved with huge square pieces of granite. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight stay in resort / hotel.

Day 08: Sulthan Bathery
Today visit the Wayanad sanctuary where one can find animals like sloth bears, sambhar (wild deer), elephants, monkeys, tigers, reptiles,deer, panthers, and many species of rare birds.
Overnight stay in resort / hotel.

Day 09: Sulthan Bathery - Kannur
75kms/3hrs)Drive to Kannur, a land with a resonant past where myths and legends abound. The ships of Solomon are believed to have anchored here at one time. Check into your resort. In the evening visit the colourful Theyyam dance in a nearby temple.
Overnight stay in resort / hotel.

Day 10: Kannur
Today go on a day excursion of Kannur and visit the famous Parassinikkadavu temple and the Kannur fort. You could also drive to the Muzhipilangad beach, Kerala's only drivein beach.
Overnight stay in resort / hotel.

Day 11: Kannur - Calicut
(93kms/2.5hrs)Drive to Calicut for a second days halt in the historical city. On arrival, check into you hotel where you can unwind. Day at leisure. Enjoy a full body Ayurveda massage.
Overnight stay in resort / hotel.

Day 12: Calicut - Cochin
(180kms/4hrs)Early morning drive to Cochin and enroute visit to Guruvayoor, the temple town near Thrissur. Visit the elephant sanctuary at Punnathoorkotta.The palace ground of the erstwhile kings of Punnathoor houses an elephant camp with more than 60 elephants and is said to be the only one of its kind anywhere in the world. Drive on to Cochin and check into your hotel. Enjoy a sunset cruise in the evening.
Overnight stay in resort / hotel.

Day 13: Cochin
Today you could go for an optional sightseeing tour to explore the many fascinating highlights of Cochin which include - The Jew Town, St. Francis Church, the Santa Cruz Basilica, the Dutch Palace, the Spice market and the 15th century Chinese fishing nets. Later in the afternoon, you could go shopping in the bustling metropolis.
Overnight stay in resort / hotel.

Day 14: Cochin - Departure
Departure transfer to Cochin airport for return flight.
(Vehicle for transfer)

Inclusions
- 13 Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis.
- Daily breakfast in the hotel.
- Transport services by an exclusive vehicle as per itinerary.
- Welcome drink on arrival.
- Assistance on arrival.
- All present applicable taxes.

Exclusions
- Any monument entry fees / camera fees.
- Any meal, which is not mentioned above.
- Any guide charges.
- Any air / train fare.
- Any expenses to visit any bird sanctuary / wild life sanctuary / national park.
- Any park entry fees.
- Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, drinks, laundry.

Clients Feedback
Guest Name: Mrs. Walter and Her Doughter
Email: walter.vonhauff@hotmail.com
(GERMANY)

Tour Report : Based on out of 5
About Hotels
All hotels were very good. (Between 4-5)

About Driver
Excellent driver was good to us (5)

About Guide
The guide in Cochin was very good (5)

About us
You are a good company, you received us very well and arranged us a good trip (5)

Guest Name: Mr. Ming Ching And his Wife
Email: kgkenneth159@gmail.com
(HONG KONG)

Tour Report
About Hotels

Very good hotels and really enjoyed our stay.

About Driver
Drivers were excellent.

About Guide
Guides were interesting and well learnt about their cities

About us
Excellent. Quiet a success to have organized such a complex tour two weeks before my arrival in India. I have seen the care with which you supervised everything at every step of my stay in India


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