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Kerala (/ˈkɛrələ/) is a state on the southwestern, Malabar Coast of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956 following the States Reorganisation Act by combining Malayalam-speaking regions. Spread over 38,863 km2(15,005 sq mi), Kerala is the twenty second largest Indian state by area. It is bordered by Karnataka to the north and northeast, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Lakshadweep Sea and Arabian Sea to the west. With 33,387,677 inhabitants as per the 2011 Census, Kerala is the thirteenth-largest Indian state by population. It is divided into 14 districts with the capital and largest city being ThiruvananthapuramMalayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state.

The Chera Dynasty was the first prominent kingdom based in Kerala. The Ay kingdom in the deep south and the Ezhimala kingdom in the north formed the other kingdoms in the early years of the Common Era (CE or AD). The region had been a prominent spice exporter since 3000 BCE. The region’s prominence in trade was noted in the works of Pliny as well as the Periplus around 100 CE. In the 15th century, the spice trade attracted Portuguese traders to Kerala, and paved the way for European colonisation of India. At the time of Indian independence movement in the early 20th century, there were two major princely states in Kerala-Travancore State and the Kingdom of Cochin. They united to form the state of Thiru-Kochi in 1949. The Malabar region, in the northern part of Kerala had been a part of the Madras province of British India, which later became a part of the Madras State post-independence. After the States Reorganisation Act, 1956, the modern-day state of Kerala was formed by merging the Malabar district of Madras State (excluding Gudalur taluk of Nilgiris districtTopslip, the Attappadi Forest east of Anakatti), the state of Thiru-Kochi (excluding four southern taluks of Kanyakumari district, Shenkottai and Tenkasi taluks), and the taluk of Kasaragod (now Kasaragod District) in South Canara (Tulunad) which was a part of Madras State.

The economy of Kerala is the 12th-largest state economy in India with ₹7.73 lakh crore (US$110 billion) in gross domestic product and a per capita GDP of ₹163,000 (US$2,300).[4][5] Kerala has the lowest positive population growth rate in India, 3.44%; the highest Human Development Index (HDI), 0.712 in 2015; the highest literacy rate, 93.91% in the 2011 census; the highest life expectancy, 77 years; and the highest sex ratio, 1,084 women per 1,000 men. The state has witnessed significant emigration, especially to Arab states of the Persian Gulf during the Gulf Boom of the 1970s and early 1980s, and its economy depends significantly on remittances from a large Malayali expatriate community. Hinduism is practised by more than half of the population, followed by Islam and Christianity. The culture is a synthesis of AryanDravidianArab, and European cultures,[10] developed over millennia, under influences from other parts of India and abroad.

The production of pepper and natural rubber contributes significantly to the total national output. In the agricultural sector, coconutteacoffeecashew and spices are important. The state’s coastline extends for 595 kilometres (370 mi), and around 1.1 million people in the state are dependent on the fishery industry which contributes 3% to the state’s income. The state has the highest media exposure in India with newspapers publishing in nine languages, mainly English and Malayalam. Kerala is one of the prominent tourist destinations of India, with backwaters, hill stations, beaches, Ayurvedic tourism and tropical greenery as its major attractions.

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4 Nights 5 Days Tour Package to Munnar, Thekkady, Alappuzha (Alleppey)
Includes:  Hotels, Car Rental, Sightseeing Tour, Other (Complimentary Cochin tour), Meals (Breakfast)
Duration:  4 Nights, 5 Days

Day 1
Cochin to Munnar

You are greeted on arrival at Kochi International Airport/Railway station by our representative and thereafter drive to Munnar hills (130 kms / 4 hrs). Enroute visit Cheyyappara Waterfalls. On the way to Munnar you can see tea gardens spread like a green carpet over hundreds of kilometres, lush green hills, a place so difficult to describe, very low population too far from pollution, most of the area covered by Tata tea. On arrival check in at Hotel and relax. Overnight at Munnar

Day 2

Morning sightseeing in Munnar which includes Mattupetty, Eco-Point, Tea Museum, Pothamedu etc. You can also enjoy boating in the Lake (optional). Overnight at Munnar

Day 3
Munnar to Thekkady

Morning drive to Thekkady covering a distance of 110 kms / 3.5 hrs through cardamom hills. Check into the Resort. After lunch visit spice plantation like cardamom, Pepper, Coffee, and tea estate etc… On way back to hotel you could stop at the local market and pick up some fragrant spices. Overnight stay in the Thekkady

Day 4
hekkady to Allepey

Morning proceed to Alleppey (140 kms / 4.5 hrs) which has a panoramic backwater stretches, lush paddy fields, highlands. On arrival check into a Traditional Houseboat of Kerala Style and cruise through the backwaters is the fabulous way to explore the fascinating beauty of backwaters. Stay overnight in Houseboat – A/c

Day 5
Allepy to Cochin

Morning after the breakfast, check out from the Hotel and proceed to Cochin. Visit places like Fort Kochi; Marine Drive; Dutch Palace; Lulu Mall; etc. In the evening drop back at Railway Station / Airport.

Inclusion Details

  • 04 Nights accommodation in Kerala in a well appointed room
  • Rates mentioned on per person
  • Rooms are subjected to the availability on booking
  • Complimentary Breakfast will be provided in resorts/hotels
  • Complimentary Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Tea snacks in Alleppey Houseboat
  • Private A/c vehicle for transfers and sightseeing
  • vehicle charges, driver allowance, fuel, toll parking, etc

Exclusion Details

  • Lunch & Dinner
  • Flight/Train/Bus tickets
  • Optional tour/entry tickets
  • Anything not in inclusions
Price & Validity

Hotel Category Price (Per Person) Hotel Options 2 Star Rs 11,000 Spice Jungle Resort or Similar in Munnar Michael's Inn or Similar or Similar in Thekkady Standard Houseboat in Alleppey 3 Star Rs 13,000 Atwood Resorts / Glenmore Resorts in Munnar Jungle Park Resorts / Karar Garden in Thekkady Deluxe Houseboat in Alleppey 4 Star Rs 15,000 Dew Drops Resort / Iceberg Hill Resort in Munnar Coffee Routes Resort / Hotel Tree Top in Thekkady Premium Houseboat in Alleppey Valid From: 01 Jun 2018 | Valid Until: 31 Jan 2019

You can send your inquiry via the form below.

Price From USD$206 USD$151/person
Total $ 151 USD

Trip Facts

  • Meals (Breakfast)
  • Hotels
  • Car Rental,
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