Kerala and Karnataka

Kerala is epitomized by its wonderfully slow pace of life. It’s a hugely diverse region, offering a great deal without the long drives that often typify exploring northern India. A cruise through the backwaters past idyllic traditional villages is always a real highlight.

It’s also worth visiting the bustling city of Cochin, the hub of the spice trade, and filled with echoes of its Dutch, Portuguese and British colonial influences. A drive into the hills will take you to the dramatic scenery of Munnar and the wildlife at Thekkady; and the food is another highlight of Kerala - its traditional fish curries are a real delight. Karnataka is Kerala’s little visited cousin - where temples, nature reserves and peace and quiet are the order of the day.

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Kerala for Teenagers

Cochin, Munnar, Thekkady, Backwaters, Marari Beach

This brilliant family vacation is full of excitement and adventure and is especially ideal for teenagers. Leading you from the backwaters and jungles of Kerala to the sun-drenched beaches and coastal coves it is the perfect introduction to the exotic delights of the subcontinent.

Best for: Family, Adventure, Culture, Road trip

Classic Golden Triangle and Kerala

Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Cochin, Backwaters & Lake Vembenad

This classic itinerary takes you from the Golden Triangle of Rajasthan to the golden beaches of Kerala providing a fantastic combination of culture and relaxation. The Golden Triangle is teeming with the sights, sounds and experiences that make India such a mesmerising place from the forts and palaces to the local markets and Kerala provides the...

Best for: Couples, History, Adventure, Culture

Best of Kerala and Tamil Nadu

Cochin, Munnar, Madurai, Chettinad, Tanjore & Pondicherry

This fascinating journey to India for the seasoned traveler, journeys through the fertile plains and temple towns of Tamil Nadu, which for many is an undiscovered secret. Experience both the splendour of the Dravidian art and heritage coupled with the laid back rural highlights.

Best for: Couples, History, Road trip, Adventure

Classic Central India and The Maldives

Delhi, Bandhavgarh National Park, Kanha National Park, Bangalore & North Male Atoll in The Maldives

This classic itinerary provides an exhilarating week on safari in the Indian wilderness coupled with the total relaxation of the Maldives. The trip provides the perfect balance between adventure and blissful relaxation.

Best for: Honeymoon, Wildlife, Adventure, Couples

Classic Northern Kerala and Karnataka

Mysore, Sultan's Battery, Nagarhole National Park, Coorg & Neeleshwar

This classic itinerary takes you through Mysore, Nagarhole, Coorg and Neeleshwar in the stunning region of Northern Kerala, India’s best kept secret. Largely unexploited, the area has much to offer from lush tropical forests filled with spices to ancient temples and a colorful history.

Best for: Off the beaten track, Road trip, Adventure, Eco/ethical tourism

Highlights of Kerala and The Maldives

Cochin, Thekkady, Backwaters, Lake Vembenad & The Maldives

This classic itinerary combining India and the Maldives provides a relaxed and leisurely trip through the backwaters of Kerala. Cochin’s narrow streets, winding lanes, cosmopolitan architecture, temples and antique shops can be explored for days on end. Follow this by a truly indulgent time on an idyllic island in the Maldives, with white sandy...

Best for: Honeymoon, Adventure, Beach, Couples

Kerala in Depth

Mysore, Wayanad, Cochin, Munnar, Backwaters & Marari

Get under the skin of Kerala with this in-depth itinerary which combines the less visited areas of Karnataka and Northern Kerala, Cochin, the tea country of Munnar and finishing in the backwaters and the golden sands of Marari. This itinerary is brilliant for those that are interested in getting off the beaten track to uncover the true heartbeat of...

Best for: Couples, Adventure, Culture, Family

Honeymoon to India

Udaipur, Shahpura, Jaipur, Delhi & Neeleshwar

India is an undeniably romantic destination. Full of rich culture, adventure, beautiful scenery and something new around each corner, you cannot help by be amazed. Through this itinerary, designed especially with honeymooners in mind, you’ll visit Udaipur, Shahpura, Jaipur, Delhi and then to finish the beautiful coast of Neeleshwar in Kerala.

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