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Kerala And Mumbai Tour– 13 Nights – 14 Days

Mumbai – Cochin – Thattekad – Munnar – Thekaddy – Kumarakom

Luxury houseboat experience in the Keralan backwaters.

Spice and tea plantation tours in Munnar.

Maritime Heritage Trail tracing roots of Spice History in Cochin.

Nature trails in the Western Ghat Mountains.

A glimpse of Bollywood at the Mumbai Film City.

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Duration: 14 days
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Kerala And Mumbai Tour

Duration: 14 days

Itinerary: Mumbai – Cochin – Thattekad – Munnar – Thekaddy – Kumarakom

Note – This is a sample itinerary for ideas on travel routes in the region, it can be customized as per your requirements.

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Kerala is “God’s Own Country” blessed with gorgeous beaches, charming backwaters, serene hill stations, picturesque tea plantations, mouthwatering cuisine, and a rich range of flora and fauna. It is undoubtedly the most visited state in the south of India and ranks with the most popular destinations for tourism in the country.

Further northwards from the region is India’s greatest metropolitan, the “City That Never Sleeps” Mumbai—home to Bollywood and a whopping 22 million people chasing the “Indian Dream” in this Financial Capital of India.

 Our “Kerala and Mumbai Tour” combines both these iconic Indian travel destinations into on 13-night all-encompassing itinerary that covers the entire gamut of the Kerala and Mumbaikar experience.

From houseboat tours in the backwaters of Kerala, serene till beauty of Munnar and Thekkady  to the glitz and glamour of Bollywood in Mumbai and Dutch legacy of Cochin. This is a trip you won’t forget

Itinerary at a Glance

01
Day
Arrival in Mumbai, India
02 & 03
Day
Sightseeing Mumbai | India’s Maximum City
04
Day
Flight to Cochin
05
Day
Exploring Cochin | Exploring Key Attractions of the “City of Lakes”
06
Day
Drive to Thattekad | Avian Haven
07
Day
Drive to Munnar | “Kashmir of South India”
08 & 09
Day
Munnar | The Perfect Hill Station Experience
10
Day
Drive Back to Thekaddy
11
Day
Thekaddy | Bambo Rafting in the Forest
12
Day
Drive to Kumarakom
13
Day
Kumarakom Houseboat | An Overnight Waltz in the Backwaters
14
Day
Cochin | Drive to Cochin. Fly Out, End of Tour

Itineraries

01
Day

Arrival in Mumbai | Transfer to Hotel

On arrival at the International Airport in Mumbai, you will be greeted by the staff of LIT and transported to your hotel.

02 & 03
Day

Sightseeing Mumbai | India’s Maximum City

After breakfast the next morning, you will begin your city tour of Mumbai and cover all that there is to see in this great city on day 2 and day 3.

These include a glimpse at Bollywood in action at the Film City, a visit to key attractions (like Gateway of India, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus), a private curated shopping experience, a tour of the Dharavi Slum Tour, a run-down of Mumbai’s Art-Deco colonial buildings, and a short trip to the historic Irani cafes of Mumbai.

 Other optional attractions that can be arranged on request: a street food tour, a private boat-ride tour to the Elephanta Caves off the coast of Mumbai (known for their ancient Hindu and Buddhist rock-art carvings and sculptures.

04
Day

Flight to Cochin

On day 4, you’ll fly to Cochin (2 hr flight), the historical Malabar coastal city famous for its history as a hub of colonial spice wars and trade, old Jew Town, and for its Chinese Fishing Nets.

05
Day

Exploring Cochin | Dutch History

You will spend the day leisurely exploring this marvelous coastal town with stopovers at key attractions like Santa Cruz Cathedral, Mattancherry Palace, Kerala Folklore Museum, Marine Drive Boulevard, and the Chinese Fishing huts.

06
Day

Drive to Thattekad | Avian Haven

On the morning of day 6, you will drive to Thattekad which is famous for its Bird Sanctuary (63 km/ 39 miles/ 2 hr drive).

 Described as “the richest bird habitat on peninsular India” Thattekad’s dense deciduous low-land forest located along the Periyar River 271 species of birds, which include the Indian Roller, Cuckoo, Grey Drongo, Malabar Trogon, Oriental Darker and Yellow-browed Bulbuls.

07
Day

Drive to Munnar | “Kashmir of South India”

Your next hill station stopover in the Ghats will be the “Kashmir of South India” Munnar which lies 67 km (41 miles/ 2 hr drive).

 It is famed for its virgin forest, nature trails, cascading waterfalls, rolling tea hills, and lush greenery.

08 & 09
Day

Munnar | Tea Trek And Hill Station Experience

The next morning you will embark on your tea garden trek experience in Munnar and spend days 8 and 9 doing the must-do things.

 These include visits to Kolukkumalai Tea Estate, and Tata Tea Museum, cycling at Blossom Park, hiking up to Echo Point, riding an elephant, and many other adventurous activities.

10
Day

Drive Back to Thekaddy

On day 10, you will drive back to Thekaddy (4 hr drive).

11
Day

Thekaddy | Bambo Rafting in the Forest

On this day, you will enjoy a bamboo rafting experience in the forest of Periyar Tiger Reserve.

12
Day

Drive to Kumarakom

The backwaters beckon!

 Early in the morning, you will drive to the backwaters of Kumarakom (122 km/75 miles/ 3.5 hours drive)

13
Day

Kumarakom Houseboat | Overnight cruising the Backwaters

No visit to Kerala would be complete without a houseboat tour in the backwaters of Kumarakom as you wade through a sleepy dream-like world of fluttering palm trees, green foliage, exotic wildlife, chirping birds, floating lilies, and quaint fishing villages.

 You will not only enjoy an overnight houseboat experience with an expert chef onboard serving your Keralan delicacies but also get to witness gorgeous sunrise and sunset.

14
Day

Cochin | Drive to Cochin. Fly Out, End of Tour

The next day you will drive back to Cochin (49 km/ 30 miles/ 1 hour 15 min drive) and catch a flight back home or to your next travel destination.

Personalized and exclusive travel arrangements.

Luxury stays in the best luxury hotels in Munnar, Kochin, Thekaddy, and Kumbarkom.

Exclusivity and unparalleled luxury.

Ethical wildlife-friendly and environmentally sustainable tourism practices.

Private transfers between destinations.

24/7 in-person support and guidance

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