Indian Christian Tour- 20D/19N - Kerala & Goa

     
 
 
Hotels in Cochin
 
Hotels in Cochin
 
 
Arrivel Day:- 

                                                Reception at Cochin Airport/Rlystn, Transfer to Casino Hotel, Cochin, Relax,  Cochin sight seeing


 

 
Day 02:- Cochin Sightseeing, Move to Alleppey, Check in House Boat at Noon,    Welcome Drink, Enjoy the Kerala backwater cruise through Vembanad Lake . Historical Church , Paddy Fields, Kuttanadan Backwater life, Fishing , , Toddy  Shops , Backwater islands, etc. This is the only region, cultivate rice below sea level.  Overnight at midlake.

 Day 03 :- Day- Night  at House Boat, Village Tour, Church Visit, Fishing, etc, o/n At hose boat with all food


Day 04 & 05 :- Check out @ 9 am, - Move to  Kovalam. Kovalam is an internationally renowned beach with three adjacent crescent beaches. It has been a favourite haunt of tourists, especially Europeans, since the 1930s. A massive rocky promontory on the beach has created a beautiful bay of calm waters ideal for sea bathing.

Day 06:- Move to   Riverine Backwater Resort, Canoe, etc, Lake View Rooms
    

 
 Day 07:- Proceed to Thekkady , Spice Plantation visit , Kathakali show ,Periyar wid sanctuary Boating , O/n at Suresh Greenview Delux Double, cooking Demonstraion etc, http://www.sureshgreenview.com/
O/n at  Greenview-  Delux Double with breakfast 

       Day 08:- 


Move to  Gavi Ecotourism-,40 Kms inside the forest,  Trekking, Wild life watching, Jeep safari, boating , Accomodation , all food are included.    gaviecotourism.com/gavi.html.  Swiss Cottages
 
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Periyar Tiger Reserve 

The Periyar Tiger Reserve spreads over 777 sq.km. of tropical evergreen, semi- evergreen and moist deciduous forests. Its legal status as a National Park is still pending and only one notification has been issued. It was declared a Project Tiger Reserve in 1978 and the first research started in 1991. The results indicate 49 species of mammals, 246 species of birds, 28 species of reptiles, 8 species of amphibians, 22 species of fishes and 112 species of butterflies. The core area is 350 sq.kms. The final notification of the buffer area is pending.
 

                                                            
                                                                  Day  09 :- Move to Munnar
, Scenic relaxed drive to Munnar through hill station.

  Check in to Windy Hills resort----  Suite  --   Munnar Town Visit, Tea museum etc , www.windyhills.in

Day 10 :- Sight seeing in Munnar – Tea Museum,Rajamalai, Eravikulam National Park , Mattupetty Dam Boating, Echo point, 
Kundala Dam, Top station .O/n at Munnar, same resort

 
Day 11:-  4 hours scenic drive to Munnar through hill station, Valara, Cheeyappara waterfalls, Karadippara view point etc, Malayattoor St thomas Pilgrimage centre, o/n at AC Delux Double Room. www.ecogreenhomestay.com

 
Holly Land Immitaion at St May's Church Chalakudy
 o/n at AC Delux Double Room. www.ecogreenhomestay.com


 
Day 12:- :-9 am- Visit to St Mary's church &  Replica of  Holly land ,VIsit 
 to Athirapilly & Vazhachal Water falls in Rain forest (Kerala's highest falls in rain forest) , Thumboormuzhy dam & gardens- (4 hours program)  o/n at Ecogreen Coco County-- AC Delux Double Room
   


 

Mar thoma Pontifical Shrine -st Thomas- landedat on Nov 21, Ad 52              
                 
Day 13:- 2 pm :- Move to Kodungalloor--the shrine where -  St. Thomas, the apostle, landed on Nov. 21, 52 A.D. at Kodungallur, Thomas the Apostle, also called Doubting Thomas or Didymus (meaning "Twin"), was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus. He is best known for disbelieving Jesus' resurrection when first told of it, then proclaiming "My Lord and my God" on seeing Jesus in John 20:28. He was perhaps the only Apostle who went outside the Roman Empire to preach the Gospel. He also crossed the largest area, which includes the Persian Empire and India

                    

    30 minitesBoating  to Azhimugham seasight where the river meets arabian sea  

   
The Munambam fishing harber and Azhikode Beach lie where the river joins the Arabian Sea.Kodungalloor is a multi cultural Town and has a church, temple & Mosque--  Munambum- Azhikode-Beach
      

  Day 14 :-  The Great Spice Tour  + 40 Kms Jungle Saffari + Peringalkurh Hydel Tourism


This morning proceed on a drive through the hill station,Tata Tea Estate in Malakkapari, Cardomam,  Vanila, Palm ,Cashew, Rubber, Arcanut, Nutmug, Coffee, Tea, Coco, Pepper, Plantations, Perhaps, this is the most intresting Spice Tour in Kerala.40 Kms through Rain Forest, lots of Wild animals like Elephants, Bufflow ,etc.

                                                                                               Peringal Hydel tourism & Boating

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                                                                                Peringal Dam Boating in Chimmini Wild Sanctury, o/n at Ecogreen


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                                    Day 15:-The St. Thomas Church at Palayoor is the oldest church in India. It was built by  Thomas - the Apostle in AD 52
                                                                          


    In Thomas' best known appearance in the New Testament, John 20:24-29, he doubts the resurrection of Jesus and demands to touch Jesus' wounds before being convinced. This story is the origin of the term Doubting Thomas. After seeing Jesus alive , Thomas professed his faith in Jesus, exclaiming "My Lord and my God!"; on this account he is also called Thomas the Believer
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    Day 16:-
    Chettuva backwater Boating ( 1 Hour) with Kandel forest,( Sea forest - natural remady against Sunami), Azhimugham sea sight where sea meets the river,Snehatheeram Beach,

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    Day 17:- Chettuva backwater dotted with small Islets.Dense mangrove thickets on the banks enhance their beauty-  VIDEO TOUR Kandel Forest (natural remady against Sunami)

                    


    Snehatheeram Beach


                                                                                  Visit to Our Lady of Dolour’s Basilica Church Thrissur             
     

    Day 18:-  Check in House boat at Noon , O/n at house boat. Enjoy the Kerala backwater cruise through Vembanad Lake . Overnight at midlake. Visit to 3 Old Churches while on Cruise

    Ac Delux Single Bedroom House boat with all meals



    Day 19 :- Check out in Aleppey , Move to Bharananghanam, St Alphonsa , the first saint from India, Visit to the Tomb of St Alphonsa,
    Cochin Sightseeing, o/n at Ecogreen Coco County, AC Delux Double

    Day 20 :- Relax, Drop to Cochin Airport/ Rlystn


                                                          

    Package includes

    *  For a Couple (2 Pax)
     
     * Accommodation on AC Double Rooms ( Munnar & Thekkady are Hill stns, AC is not required,  Clean & Hygenic Delux Rooms- bath attached with TV & Hotwater, approved by Dept of Tourism, Govt of Kerala)

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    Food – Break fast included, Lunch & Dinner Direct Payment, at your choicest menu. (As the car is with you, You can select the items as well as from different hotels/ restuirents as you like-
    A normal Lunch/ dinner will cost Rs-80  per person in clean hygenic hotels)

    * Parking fee/Toll/ Entrance Tkt/Boating fee/Photography/ Videography fee are of small denominations of Rs-5,10,20 etc , Hence, direct Payment.


  • AC delux House Boat with all meals

    *Transportation by Ac Indica car,with a friendly driver,the car is for your exclusive use.

    No Hidden Charges.  * Reservation will be confirmed against 25 % Payment, 

    As soon receiving the advance, Booking confirmations  In hotels/ resort ,will be done and give you contact numbers too.
    The rest as 2 Or 3 instalments as Tour progresses & final settlement is at the last day
     
    Children below 5 is free, 5 & above have to pay extra 

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  • Welcome to God's Own Country


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    c/o Ecogreen Indian Holidays


    Pioneer in Web Based Holiday / Leisure Co,
     Potta P.O,Chalakudy, kerala-680722.
    (21 Kms from Cochin Airport)
    Email:- - keralahost@gmail.com,athirapallytour@gmail.com,
    Mobile-- (0) 9961466495, 09142311171,  09497315765 
    www.ecogreenhomestay.com, www.hotelsathirapilly.com
     www.ecogreenindiantours.com, www.guruvayurpilgrimage.com

                                         


       
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