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Explore Kerala (7 days)

Peirce & Leslie Travel Pvt Limited - India

Mumbai, India To Mumbai, India

Valid for Departures: 01 Oct 2019 - 31 Mar 2020

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Mumbai, India
Cochin, India
None Breakfast

You can arrive in India either through Delhi or Mumbai. Then fly to Cochin.

In the afternoon you will visit the Heritage Zone with its unique mix of architectural styles and the still operational ancient Chinese fishing nets

Day 2
Cochin, India
None Breakfast

After breakfast your tour starts at Mattancherry Palace, which was commissioned by the ruling Portugese for the local King. Later you visit theJewish Synagogue and the local spice and antique markets surrounding the synagogue. In the evening you will attend a local Kathakali Dance performance

Day 3
Cochin, India
Munnar, India
None Breakfast

A four hour drive today takes you to Munnar where you will check into your hotel. You will spend the evening at leisure.

Day 4
Munnar, India
None Breakfast

You will take a morning walk with a naturalist through a spice and tea plantation. After lunch you will visit the Tea Museum.

Day 5
Munnar, India
Thekkady , India
None Breakfast

You will take a three and a half hour drive to Thekkady. In the afternoon you will take a boat ride on Periyar Lake to view the interesting birds and wildlife.

Day 6
Thekkady, India
Alleppey, India
None Breakfast

Early this morning you will go for a hike in the Periyar National Park. After breakfast you will drive three and a half hours to Alleppey where you are introduced to your accommodation for the night - a Houseboat!

Day 7
Alleppey, India
Cochin, India
Mumbai, India
None Breakfast

After breakfast you will disembark and drive two hours to Cochin airport and return to Delhi or Mumbai.

In the evening you will be transferred to the airport for your international flight.

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Description

Explore Kerala

Delhi /Mumbai ~ Cochin ~ Munnar ~ Thekkady ~ Alleppey ~ Cochin ~ Delhi / Mumbai

About Us

Peirce & Leslie delves beneath the surface and unveils the real India, creating luxurious bespoke journeys that exceed the expectations of even the most discerning traveler. With a network of handpicked guides and tour managers, exclusive access to private venues, and an ongoing commitment to sustainable tourism, we offer itineraries that showcase the Indian subcontinent's true spirit. Our intent is to design itineraries that are educational, insightful, fun, and full of authentic experiences that transform every trip from the ordinary to the extraordinary. The team is available to serve you 24/7 all through the year.

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Terms & Conditions

INITIAL DEPOSIT: Reservations will be confirmed against an Initial Deposit of the greater of, 25% of the gross booking value or USD $1,000 per person.

FINAL PAYMENT: Full payment must be made at least 45 days prior to arrival for FIT clients and 60 days prior to arrival for Groups.

Note: To guarantee any/all bookings during Pushkar and Christmas & New Year the hotels require a 100% non-refundable deposit 90 days prior to the arrival for FIT clients and Groups.

PAYMENT BY CREDIT CARD: The client’s credit card will be charged in the local currency and will be exchanged by the client’s bank at the exchange rate applicable on the day the bank processes the charge. For this reason, there may be a minor variation in the U.S. Dollar price quoted and the actual rate processed on the client’s credit card.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Should it become necessary to cancel your itinerary at any time after confirmation, the following cancellation fees will be levied:

FIT TRAVEL (01 - 05 persons)

  • Greater than 45 days prior to arrival – 50% of the Initial Deposit
  • 45 to 21 days prior to arrival - 50% of tour cost + cancellation charges levied by suppliers
  • Less than 21 days - No Refund

GROUP SIZE OF SIX AND MORE

  • Greater than 60 days prior to arrival – 50% of the Initial Deposit
  • 60 to 30 days prior to arrival - 50% of total tour cost + cancellation charges levied by suppliers
  • Less than 30 days - No Refund

Note: The cancellation policy above is a generalization and may change from time to time – with prior intimation at the time of booking. Additionally, hotels and some services have individual cancellation policies that will be mentioned separately when the status is sent.

AIR FARE: Internal air tickets issued have a $45 per coupon cancellation fee upto 15 days prior to travel. For cancellations less than 15 days prior to travel, there will be no refund.

TRAIN FARES: Cancellation charges levied by the railways plus a service charge of $20 per ticket.

INSURANCE AND VISAS: Baggage, personal effects, trip cancellation, health and accident insurance, and visas/special permits are the responsibility of the passenger.

PRICE: All prices quoted are subject to change if the date of travel is changed. A final tour price is given at the time of confirmation of the booking. Individual and itemized contract rates are not disclosed.

NOT INCLUDED: Not included in the price quoted are airport departure taxes, customs and immigration fees, excess baggage at airport, expenses of a personal nature such as laundry, telephone calls, room service, wine, liquor and meals unless otherwise specified.



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By: Dee Dee


Reviewed on: 14 Jan 2014

Our requests were submitted to P&L. They made our trip to India one of the most perfect we have ever taken. Agents of P&L were checking on us every step of the way. Two deserve special recognition: Hemesh Chaturvedi, our guide, and Ramrakesh Yadav, our driver. Hemesh had the magic touch of making everything possible and even flew with us. If you have ever experienced the chaos that is driving in India, you will appreciate the fact that Ram always made us feel safe.
Travel Advisor:  Katie McCormack Krinkie

White glove service!

By: Vicki


Reviewed on: 12 Jan 2015

Our recent trip to India was flawless thanks to the wonderful people at Pierce and Leslie! Every local contact person bent over backward to make sure we were taken care of to our satisfaction. Each local guide was lovely, interesting,and knowledgeable in addition to speaking excellent English! Our main driver, Anil, was a marvel. Traffic in Delhi, Agra and Jaipur is insane, but Anil was an expert driver who got us where we wanted to go and made us feel safe at all times. The Pierce and Leslie team is simply the best!
Travel Advisor:  Beth Jenkins Washington

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Reviewed on: 08 Oct 2017

Jai was an amazing tour guide and took the time to ensure we saw everything we wanted to and was always careful and thorough in explaining everything we needed to know
Travel Advisor:  Nancy Macleod

India overland

By: Worldie


Reviewed on: 20 Mar 2019

The trip was well organized. We received excellent service at all hotels and accommodations were perfect.
Travel Advisor:  Shelley Rapp