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Paradise on Earth – Kashmir with Kerala Back water

DURATION : 14 Nights / 15 Days

DESTINATIONS : Delhi – Srinagar – Pahalgam – Gulmarg – Sonmarg – Srinagar – Delhi – Cochin – Munnar –Thekkady – Alleppey – Cochin

Tour Highlights

Destinations Places to visit
Pahalgam  Saffron growing fields, Awantipura ruins, Kashmir Valley, Betaab Valley, Baisaran Valley, Pahalgam River Lidder and Chandanwari.
Gulmarg  Chandanwari, Baisaran andGondola Lift 
Srinagar  Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh and Chashme Shahi
Munnar  World's Highest Tea Estates, Eravikulam National Park and Nilgiri Tahr
Kumarakom  Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary,14 acre bird sanctuary and Pathiramanal Island
Cochin  Jew Town, Synagogue, Chinese fishing nets, Santa Cruz Basilica, Dutch Palace and Kathakali dance show

Short Description

The Kashmir And Kerala Both Are Known all over the world For its beauty and .The Kashmir valley is situated about 300 km. from Jammu across forested ravines and steep mountain passes. The emerald valley of Kashmir is cradled in the Himalayas, under the crystal blue skies, against the background of snow-capped mountains. It is a magic land of silvery streams, rivers, fresh water lakes, pine, deodar and chinar forests, snow clad mountains, sparkling waterfalls, shikaras, green meadows and grassy slopes full of flowers of vibrant colours. It is an oval plateau over 5000 feet high and framed by three Himalayan ranges – the Karakoram, Zanskar and Pir Panjal. Kashmir covers an area of 222,236 square km and is often referred as the 'Switzerland of the East' And Kerala Its God’s Own Country its situated on the south western tip of India Kerala s Surrounded by the Arabian sea in the west. Kerala is a most popular Tourist destination in Asia.    

Detailed Itinerary

 
Day 1: Delhi – Srinagar (By Flight)

Arrive Srinagar, After Traditional 'Swagat' (Welcome) Our Representative Would Assist You At Airport & Transfer To Hotel For Check In. Evening would be Free for your own Leisure.
Srinagar - It Is At Once A Collection Of Images: It Tells The Story Of Love Of The Mughal Emperors For This Paradise Like Vale With Deep Green Rice Fields, Rivers, Gardens In Bloom And Lakes Rimmed By Houseboats, Where Lush Wild Gardens Of Lotus And Water-Lily Grow Amidst Bustling Lanes.

Overnight Hotel - Srinagar

Day 2: Srinagar – Pahalgam (88 Km – 02 Hrs)

We Enjoy Our Lavish Buffet Breakfast At The Restaurant Of Our Hotel.Post breakfast drive to Pahalgam. Pahalgam the 'valley of shepherds' which is situated at the confluence of the streams flowing from river Lidder and Sheeshnag lake. En route visit the Awantipura ruins, an 1100 year old temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and built by King Awantivarman. On arrival into Pahalgam enjoy the surrounding beauty or walk to Baisaren, which is about 2 km from Pahalgam. A small village set in pine and fir forest is pleasing and offers good view. Reach Pahalgam and check in the hotel. Evening free for your own Leisure.

Overnight Hotel – Pahalgam

Day 3: Pahalgam Sightseeing

We Enjoy Our Lavish Buffet Breakfast At The Restaurant Of Our Hotel.Post Breakfast you will go for sightseeing Includes; Saffron growing fields, Awantipura ruins (9th Century), Kashmir Valley , Betaab Valley, Baisaran Valley (at own cost), Pahalgam River Lidder, Chandanwari. Evening Free for your own Leisure.

Overnight Hotel – Pahalgam

Day 4: Pahalgam – Gulmarg (137 Km / 03 Hrs)

We Enjoy Our Lavish Buffet Breakfast At The Restaurant Of Our Hotel.Post Breakfast Check Out Later Transfer To Gulmarg At An Alt. Of 2,700 Meters  Check In Hotel Relax, Gulmarg Is Known By “Meadow Of Flowers” Or “Playing Field Of Asia” It Is Said That Gulmarg Have Got World’s 7th Best Snow Skiing Slopes Ranks After Japan.Reach Gulmarg and Will Start Our Sightseeing Of Gulmarg, Included-Chandanwari-  It Is Famous For Its Snow Bridge. Baisaran - Pine Forests Dot This Meadow Which Presents A Picturesque View Of The Snow-Clad Mountains. The Snow Covered Tulian Lake At An Altitude Of 3353 M Is 11km From Baisaran. A Must Is A Fun-Filled Ride In The Newly Introduced Gondola Lift - Gulmarg Boasts Asia's Highest And Longest Cable Car Project, The Gulmarg Gondola. The Two-Stage Ropeway Ferries About 600 People Per Hour To And From Kongdoori Mountain, A Shoulder Of Nearby Afarwat Peak (4,200 M (13,780 Ft)).

Overnight Hotel – Gulmarg

Day 5: Gulmarg – Srinagar (50 Km – 1.30 Hrs)

We Enjoy Our Lavish Buffet Breakfast At The Restaurant Of Our Hotel.Post Breakfast you will drive to Srinagar. Reach Srinagar and check in the hotel after that you will be free for your own leisure.

Overnight Hotel – Srinagar

Day 6: Srinagar Sightseeing

We Enjoy Our Lavish Buffet Breakfast At The Restaurant Of Our Hotel.post breakfast you will go for full day sightseeing of srinagar.Nishat Bagh (Garden Of Pleasure) – the largest mughal garden situated on the banks of world famous dal-lake in the backdrop of zabarwan hills encircles the dal lake. empress noor jahan's brother asif khan laid the garden in 1633 ad. Shalimar Bagh (Garden Of Pleasure) – it was planted by mughal emperor jehangir for empress noor jahan in 1619 ad and later extended in 1727 a.d. by shah jahan. shaded by magnificent chinar trees, the shalimar is a series of stone pavilions and flowing water with paint box bright flower beds. the garden blooms with innumerable varieties of flowers in spring and autumn. Chashme Shahi (the royal spring), also called chashma shahi, is one of the mughal gardens built around a spring by ali mardan, a governor of mughal emperor shah jahan, in 1632. the garden is located in the zabarwan range, near rajbhawan (governor‘s house) overlooking dal lake in srinagarkashmir.

Overnight Hotel – Srinagar

Day 7: Srinagar – Delhi – Cochin (By Flight)

Morning After Breakfast Check Out Form Hotel And Drive Back To Srinagar, Later according To Your Flight Time We Will Drop You at Airport to Catch the Flight To your home to Delhi. Reach Delhi and take connecting flight to Cochin. Reach Cochin, here our company representative will meet you and transfer to the hotel. After that you will be free for your own leisure.Cochin always had a very popular & historical sea trade connection with Middle East, Mediterranean Europe & Dutch. It has one of the finest natural harbours on the Arabian coastline. Its cosmopolitan character is reflected in the buildings & structures representing different regions of the world.

Overnight Hotel – Cochin

Day 8: Cochin – Munnar (161 Km – 03 Hrs)

We enjoy our lavish buffet breakfast at the restaurant of our Hotel Post Breakfast, Check-out from the Hotel and Further we will drive to Munnar.Munnar is one of the most popular hill stations in India, Sprawling tea plantations, picture book towns, winding lanes, trekking and holiday facilities make Munnar a unique experience. Munnar is essentially a tea town. ‘En route you will do spice plantation tour at Munnar. Reach Munnar and check in the hotel. evening would be free for your own leisure.

Overnight Hotel – Munnar

Day 9: Munnar Tour

We enjoy our lavish buffet breakfast at the restaurant of our Hotel.Today post breakfast will visit the World's Highest Tea Estates spread like a green carpet over hundreds of kilometres, Lush green hills all around - a place to be seen to be believed, and Eravikulam National Park (Park is closed in the month of January and February), the best place to see the Nilgiri Tahr (mountain goat).

Overnight Hotel – Munnar

Day 10: Munnar – Thekkady/Periyar (160 km – 04 Hrs)

We enjoy our lavish buffet breakfast at the restaurant of our Hotel Post Breakfast, Check-out from the Hotel and drive to Periyar.Periyar (Thekkady), one of India's most fascinating natural wildlife sanctuaries, where one can watch wildlife at close range. The vegetation, the flora & fauna & the birds are uniquely rich, vast & varied that it does not bear semblance to any other wildlife sanctuaries in the world. The sanctuary is one of the best in the country for watching & photographing wild life. Notable among the inhabitants are the tigers, majestic Asiatic wild elephants & distinctive Nilgiri Langur. A cruise through the waters of Periyar lake around which the wild -life sanctuary is situated, offers a soul stirring pleasant experience.

Overnight Hotel – Periyar

Day 11: Periyar – Alleppey (135 km – 04 Hrs)

We enjoy our lavish buffet breakfast at the restaurant of our HotelIn the Early Morning we go for Elephant Ride at Periyar wildlife sanctuary to see wild life. Periyar Lake or reservoir created by a dam on Periyar River is the heart of the Wildlife Sanctuary wild elephants, Asiatic Deer, Black Buck and even Tigers come to shores of the lake for a drink.Post Breakfast, Check-out from the Hotel drive to Alleppey. Upon arrival, Transfer and check-in to the House boat.This region is famous for its beautiful backwaters and village life revolving around the banks of these backwaters. On arrival board the houseboat, locally called Kettuvallam, and cruise around backwaters of Kumarakom to Thothapalli to observe and experience the daily life of the villagers along the Backwaters.Lunch & Dinner at Houseboat.
 

Overnight House Boat

Day 12: Allepey – Kumarakom (29 Km – 01 Hrs)

We enjoy our lavish buffet breakfast at the restaurant of our Hotel.

Morning Post Breakfast, Check out from the Houseboat and Drive to Kumarakom. Reach Kumarakom and check in the Resort. After that you will Visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary , The 14 acre bird sanctuary is the favorite spot for migratory birds from all parts of the world. It is situated on the banks of Vembanad Lake. The bird sanctuary houses a wide range of birds including cuckoo, water duck, owl, kingfishers, woodpeckers and egret. Pathiramanal Island, Pathiramanal is one of the islands in Vembanad Lake. Pathiramanal means the ‘sand of night’. The 10 acre island houses an aquarium and a zoo. Some of the exotic types of migratory birds can be seen here. Since this island can be accessed only by boat, you could stop on your cruise on the backwaters to stretch yourself on the green island. After that you will be free on Beach for your own leisure.

Overnight Stay – Kumarakom

Day 13: Kumarakom – Cochin (78 Km – 02 Hrs)

We enjoy our lavish buffet breakfast at the restaurant of our Hotel.
Morning, depart for Cochin. Reach Cochin and Check in the hotel. After that you will be free for your own Leisure.

Overnight Hotel – Cochin

Day 14: Cochin Sightseeing

We enjoy our lavish buffet breakfast at the restaurant of our Hotel.Post Breakfast you will go for Full day sightseeing of Cochin Includes; Jew Town, Synagogue, built in the year 1568, is magnificently decorated by Chinese tiles & Belgian chandeliers. Giant scrolls of the Old Testament can be found here. Also visit The Spice market, where the air is filled with the pungent smell of spices & history that brought the world to its doorstep. Chinese fishing nets, (Cheenavala) are distinctly unique to Cochin. It is believed that traders from the court of the Chinese ruler Kublai Khan introduced these nets here. Santa Cruz Basilica, Dutch Palace At Mattancherry, St.Francischurch. In the evening you will go for Kathakali dance show.
 

Overnight Hotel – Cochin

Day 15: Cochin Departure to International Airport

We enjoy our lavish buffet breakfast at the restaurant of our hotel.Post Breakfast, Check-out from the Hotel and transfer to Airport to board the flight to your onward Journey.

Inclusions / Exclusions

The Price Includes:   

  1. Accommodation Double Room As Per The Hotels Mentioned Or Similar (As Per Availability)
  2. Daily Breakfast at the hotel
  3. All Meals Breakfast, Lunch , Evening Snacks and Dinner at the Alleppey Houseboat
  4. Transportation In An Air –Conditioned Swift Desire  With Driver Assistance Of Our Local Offices During Arrival & Departure
  5. 01 Hrs Shikara Ride At Srinagar
  6. Spice Plantation Tour at Munnar
  7. Kathakkali Dance Show at Cochin
  8. 01 Mineral Water Bottle Per Person Per Day.
  9. Departure Gift from MNM Travels
  10. All Applicable Taxes Like Fuel Charge, Parking Charge & Tall Taxes.
  11. All Government Taxes (Till Date).

The Price Excludes:

  1. Domestic Flights & Airport Departure Tax From India (This Is Generally Included In Your Ticket)
  2. Visa Fees For India: Compulsory ; To Be Obtained From The Indian Consulate Of Your Country Of Residence ; Passport Valid 6 Months After Return Date).
  3. Any Meals Except Mentioned In The Column Prices Includes.
  4. Any Expenses Of Personal Nature Such As Tips Beverages, Laundry, Telephone Calls, Photography, Entrances And Video Fees, Etc.
  5. Any New Taxes / Fees Imposed By The Government.

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