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6 Days Backpacking Tour to Kerala

Pickup & Drop

Kochi to Trivandrum

Duration

5N - 6D

Overview & Highlights

Itinerary

Inclusions

Exclusions

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Overview & Highlights

Join our awesome community of travelers, as we take you to God’s Own Country - Kerala. Take this ultimate holiday to Kerala - a land blessed with immense natural beauty in the form of lush forest, rolling hills, aromatic tea plantations and scenic coastline.
This 7 Days Backpacking Tour offers an immersive experience, starting from the vibrant city of Kochi to the picturesque hill station of Munnar, and then to the tranquil backwaters of Alleppey, and finally concluding in the coastal town of Varkala. Start your Kerala Tour with your arrival in Kochi, where you will explore the colonial heritage buildings in Fort Kochi, tucked on the coastline. You can also shop for some souvenirs for your loved ones .
On the next day, we will travel to the scenic hill station of Munnar. While on the way to Munnar, we will take a detour to visit the largest and the most famous waterfalls in Kerala - the Athirappilly waterfalls that cascades down from a whooping height of 80 ft.
Get a chance to explore the gems of Munnar - a hill station known for its aromatic tea gardens and scenic landscape. In Munnar, explore the Eravikulam National Park and get a chance to spot the endangered Nilgiri tahr here. We will also take you to Tata Tea Museum to understand the tea manufacturing process. Experience the tranquility of the hill station as you visit the mesmerizing Mattupetty Dam and the Echo point. Relish your taste buds with the local dishes as you sail through the backwaters in Alleppey, indulging in the simple pleasures of life.
Varkala - the emerging hippie town on the coast of Kerala adds the touch of magic to this Kerala backpacking Trip. On the way to Varkala, stop by Jatayu Earth’s center to marvel at the world’s largest bird statue and explore the surrounding nature park. In Varkala, explore the Munroe Island, where you can take a boat to explore the local lifestyle through canals. Watch one of the most beautiful sunsets in Kerala from a cliff overlooking the golden sandy beach and the endless ocean. You can also go cafe hopping while you spend a night at Varkala.
So, hurry up and take this backpacking tour to Kerala which will allow you to connect with nature and give you opportunities to create amazing memories on this trip.

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Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival in Kochi and transfer from Kochi to Munnar. En route visit Athirapally waterfalls.

Have a hearty breakfast in the morning, and get ready to board your transfers to Munnar - a popular hill station in Kerala.

Board your transfers to first visit the Athirappilly Waterfalls which is around 73 kms from Kochi.

Marvel at the largest waterfalls in Kerala that falls from a whooping height of 80 ft.

After admiring the cascading waterfalls, continue your return journey to Munnar.

Upon reaching Munnar, check-in to the hotel and call it a day.

Overnight stay in Munnar.

Day 2
Local Sightseeing in Munnar. Drive through the Tea plantations.

Wake up to a beautiful morning in Munnar.

Have your breakfast at the hotel and get ready for the day.

We will start by visiting the Eravikulam National Park which is a natural habitat of Nilgiri Tahr, the endangered mountain goat.

Next, you will visit the Tata Tea Museum to get an insight into the history of tea plantations and processing from ancient times till today.

Further, spend some time admiring the views of the Mattupetty Dam backed with green rolling hills.

We will conclude our sightseeing by visiting the Echo Point where you can spend some leisure time amidst the lush green hills covered with forests and tea plantations.

Overnight stay in Munnar.

Day 3
Munnar to Alleppey. Enjoy the serene backwaters.

Post breakfast in the morning, get ready and board your transfers.

Enjoy your ride through the coastal landscapes of Kerala to Alleppey.

Upon reaching Alleppey, board your day cruise where you will also have your local lunch.

Enjoy a beautiful afternoon by spending some leisure time in the backwaters.

Later, check-in to your hotel in Alleppey and call it a day.

Overnight stay in Alleppey.

Day 4
Alleppey to Varkala. En Route visit Jatayu Earth’s Center.

Have your breakfast in the morning and get ready for the day.

Board your transfers to the popular coastal town of Varkala.

On the way to Varkala, we will take a short detour to marvel at the world’s largest bird sculpture at Jatayu Earth’s Center.

After spending some time exploring the surrounding nature park, we will continue our journey to Varkala.

Upon reaching Varkala, check-in to the hotel and rest for the day.

Overnight stay in Varkala.

Day 5
Local Sightseeing in Varkala. Visit Munroe Island.

Wake up to a beautiful morning in Kerala and have your breakfast at the hotel.

Get ready and board your transfers to Munroe Island, located 50 km north of Varkala.

Explore Munroe Island which is at the beautiful confluence of Ashtamudi Lake and Kallada River.

Later, start your return journey back to Varkala.

In the evening, we will visit a cliff in Varkala to watch a beautiful sunset over the vast ocean.

The rest of the time is free for you to explore the cafes around.

Overnight stay in Varkala.

Day 7
Departure. Varkala to Thiruvananthapuram.

Have your breakfast at the hotel and get ready to board your transfers.

Your tour concludes once you are dropped off at Trivandrum Airport for your onward journey.

Depart with a bag of happy memories.

NOTE: The age limit of our group departures is 16 to 42 years due to the power packed itineraries that we provide to our travellers. We can customise trips for travellers beyond the mentioned age bracket.
NOTE: Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, the physical ability of participants etc. May cause itinerary change. We reserve the rights to change any schedule in the interest of safety, comfort and general wellbeing.
NOTE: Arrive Kochi airport max by 10 am in the morning and book your return flight after 3 pm.

Inclusions

Entire travel as per the itinerary in a Private vehicle

Accommodation for 6 nights (1 Night Kochi, 2 Nights Munnar, 1 Night Alleppey and 2 Nights Varkala) on double sharing basis.

Breakfast included from Day 2 to Day 7.

Local lunch in a Boat at Alleppey on Day 3.

Boat Ride to Munroe Island

Thiruvananthapuram Airport drop

Team captain throughout the trip

Medical and First Aid Kid

Exclusions

To and From Airline ticket and airport taxes.

Airport and railway station pick up in Kochi.

5 % GST is Extra.

Any other expense like entry tickets and camera charges are not included.

Any other water sports which are not mentioned in the itinerary.

Any kind of food or beverage that is not included in the package like alcoholic drinks, mineral water, meals/refreshments/lunches on the highway.

Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks etc. (to be borne directly by the customer on the spot).

Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.

Entry tickets to any monuments.

Other Info

Must Carry
  • Authentic Government ID Card
  • Comfortable warm clothing like woolen socks, cap, fleece jackets or warmers, down jacket, toiletries.
  • Sunscreen & lip balm, Good U/V protection sunglasses
  • Personal Medicines (if any)

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Travel Essentials
    gears
    • a rucksack bag and a day pack
    • 3-litre water bladder or water bottle
    clothes
    • a sun cap and a woolen cap
    • UV protected sunglasses
    • One cotton long sleeves and 2 short sleeve t-shirt
    • 1 fleece jacket
    • 1 heavy Thick jacket/down jacket
    • 1 pair of gloves
    • At least 2 long pants (trek pants and cargo pants are favourable)
    • 4 sets of undergarments
    • 2 pair of socks
    • a small towel
    • A rain jacket or a poncho
    footwear
    • Above-the-ankle waterproof and breathable hiking boots with good grip
    • Flip flops/sandals
    medication
    • Glucose powder
    • Medicines for headaches, diarrhoea, motion sickness
    • Dettol
    • Bandages
    • Cotton
    personal accessories
    • toothpaste, toothbrush
    • Paper soap, or sanitizer
    • Sunscreen minimum of spf40 , lip balm, cold creams
    • Body spray
    • LED torch light

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