✪ Cochin - Munnar - Thekkady - Houseboat at Allepey
Popularly known as the Queen of Arabian Sea, Kochi, also called as Cochin is located in Kerala, on the south west coast of India. It is an important trade center and many countries prefer this place to export and import their materials. In fact, Kochi has been an important link to the rest of the world since ancient times. Kochi has been ruled over by many empires over centuries.
✔ Meals as per itinerary
✔ Tour as per itinerary
✔ Transportation by air conditioned vehicles
✔ English speaking local guides
✘ Any item of personal nature such as table drinks, laundry, telephone calls etc
✘ Any service by guide, escort
DAY 1 COCHIN
➤ Upon arrival at Cochin Airport, local representative will pick up and transfer to hotel for check in. The rest of the day is free for leisure activities.
DAY 2 COCHIN - MUNNAR (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
➤ Breakfast at hotel, proceed for half day city sight seeing covering : Harbour Cruise, Mattancherry Palace also known as the Dutch Palace in Mattancherry , Kochiin the Indian state of Kerala features Kerala Murals depicting Hindu Temple Art, portraits, and exhibits of the Rajas of Kochi. Next visit Jewish Synagogue and Chinese Fishing Nets located in Fort Cochin, are fixed land installation for an unusual form of fishing-shore operated lift nets. check out hotel then drive to around 2.30 - 3 hrs journey to Munnar which is a nature lover's paradise with endless teagardens lakes on western ghat hills; basically it is a tea town. Upon arrival chekc in at hotel and rest of the day free at leisure and check in at hotel stay at Munnar.
DAY 3 MUNNAR (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
➤ After breakfast at hotel, proceed for sightseeing covering: Rajamali Hills offering a specatacular view, Eravikulam National Park, home of Nilgiri Thar, considering the ecological faunal, floral, geo-morphological and zoological significant. next, continue to Mattupetty Dam, Echo Point, Tea Plantation and Munnar Lake.Dinner and overnight at hotel in Munnar.
DAY 4 MUNNAR - THEKKADY (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
➤ Breakfast at hotel, morning check-out from the hotel and drive around 4 hrs journey to Thekkady, upon arrival check-in to hotel and afternoon proceed for boating at Periyar Lake. Thekkady is famous for Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. You will be moving around the lake and you can see mystery and adventure of the jungle from the lake. Dinner and overnight stay at Thekkady.
DAY 5 THEKKADY - ALLEPEY (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
➤ Breakfast at hotel, check-out hotel and drive to Allepey and it will take around 4 hrs drive. Upon arrival, embark a house boat let cruise thru lakes and lagoons in Vemabanad, the famous backwaters of Kerala. You will be offered a panoramic view of one of the most picturesque aspects of the God's Own Country Kerala. dinner will be served by on board chef(local people with simple English) and overnight stay and relax in House Boat. (without guide serving during house boat stay and you may be your own chef)
DAY 6 ALLEPEY - COCHIN (Meal on Board/Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
➤ Breakfast at houseboat, disembark from houseboat and drive to Cochin, free at own leisure and dinner until meeting time proceed to Cochin airport for flight departure.
1) RESERVATION / DEPOSIT / FULL PAYMENT
Deposit must be paid upon reservation and the balance must be paid 35 days prior to departure.
A deposit which is 50 % of the total ground cost must be paid upon confirmation of the booking.
Ticket fees must be fully paid during the time of booking.
VISA APPLICATION FEE
Visa application fee must be prepaid in full by the applicant and is not refundable.
2) CANCELLATION / POSTPONEMENT CHARGES
Once booked, a basic administration fees of RM 300.00 / person will be collected.
90 days before departure ………… RM 500.00 per person
60 days before departure ………… RM 1000.00 per person
30 days before departure ………… RM 2000.00 per person
21 days before departure ………… 50 % of tour fare
3) TRAVEL DOCUMENT
It is passenger’s responsibility to ensure that they have a valid international passport, relevant visas & health certificates if required and ample time must be given to Viking Tours & Travel for visa application.
4) TOUR FARE INCLUDES
(for Group Departure)
Return economy class air ticket on normal group
Tourist Visa (for places required)
Meals as indicated in the itinerary
Admission fees as indicated in the itinerary
(for Private Tour)
Meals as indicated in the itinerary
Admission fees as indicated in the itinerary
5) TOUR FARE EXCLUDES
Airport tax, fuel surcharge, ticket insurance, visa fees, port tax and service fees, excess baggage charge, beverage, room service, laundry, porterage, room items damage during occupancy, personal and baggage insurance, gratuities to driver and tour escort, US Custom Fee / Immigration Tax and all items of personal nature. All the above charges shall be borne entirely by the tour member and is subject to change. Exact amount will be based on the due date of ticket issue. Any difference has to be topped up by the tour member.
6) CHILD FARE
Child fare is based on sharing room with two adults. A surcharge will be imposed for a child who occupies a room with only one adult.
7) GROUND TOUR HANDLING
Our company endeavours to provide exclusive ground handling transportation and sightseeing services. However, tour members may be placed on a seat-in-coach basis operated by a local Day Tour company where necessary due to insufficient group size.
8) EXTENSION OF STAY
#Extension of ticket must be informed at the time of reservation.
#Extension of ticket is only permitted at the last stop but subject to airfare difference &
seat confirmation by the airline.
#Airport transfer will not be provided.
In the event of flight delay or cancellation requiring oneself to extend his/her stay in hotel(s), the cost shall be borne by him / her solely. Viking Tours & Travel (M) Sdn. Bhd. and respective ground agents shall not be held liable for the additional charges caused by any Airlines’ delay or cancellation.
The baggage allowance given per passenger varies according to the airlines. (All baggage at owner’s risk unless insured). The company assumes no responsibility for any loss or damage to baggage or belongings (checked-in or hand carried) whilst they are in the custody of the airlines. Other transportation companies, accommodation supplies. However, the company will assist you in filling the relevant claims (e.g in the airport) provided it does not interfere with the conduct of the tour or other members of the tour group.
In event of any deviation or additional usage of transportation or extra charges in hotels incur during the tour, the additional cost shall be borne by the client (s) and paid directly to the relevant person concerned. Viking Tours & Travel accepts no responsibility for any loss, injury or damage to you or your belongings or resulting directly from any occurrences beyond its control including breakdown in equipment, strikes, theft, delays, medical or customs regulations, cancellations, change in itinerary of schedules, etc. Travel documents are the responsibility of persons taking the tours. The organizers reserve the right to alter itineraries, travel arrangements, hotel accommodation reserved etc., if this is necessary or in the case of force majeure. The company reserves the right to cancel land tour prior to departure for any reasons, including insufficient number of participants. Should this happen the entire payment will be refunded without further obligations on the part of the company. Viking Tours & Travel also reserves the right to require any individual to withdraw from the tour if it is deemed that his act or conduct is detrimental to or incompatible with the interest, harmony and welfare of other clients and the tour as a whole and Viking Tours & Travel shall be under no further liability thereafter to any such person. No guides, tour leaders or other employees or agent of Viking Tours & Travel is authorized to commit the company to any liability whatsoever and the company will not be bounded by any statement or representation unless it is in writing and signed by a management executive of the company. The special air ticket issued is based on group travel and restricted to respective airline. It is strictly non-endorsable, non-refundable, on-reroutable. Alteration on the routing or date of travel is at the passenger’s own risk. No refund will be made to any person for unused air-ticket or who do not utilize any meal and sightseeing tour or accommodation not use in in part or full.
# For handicapped / disabled individual passengers, it should be accompanied by his/her own family relatives for care-taking.
Also note that any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances, etc. to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot. The organizers strongly urge all the intending passengers to equip themselves with all special care or needs they may require.
11) TRAVEL INSURANCE
All tour members are encouraged to buy travel insurance to safeguard themselves against sickness, loss of money, cancellation, flight delays or lost baggage.
12) COST VARIATION
The package cost is based on current airfare, airport taxes and other relevant cost and is subject to change with the introduction of any new taxes, surcharges and foreign exchange fluctuations etc. if there is any. Local government taxes and interstate permit charges can be changed even after your tour departure.
Note : Kindly please note that the terms and conditions may vary according to your destinations.