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Kerala Tour plan for 4- 5 days

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Kerala Tour plan for 4- 5 days

Hi ,

I am planning to make a trip in kerala for 4-5 days , i want to plan and book hotels and travelling (either train ,bus,cab) by self so as to save agent commission , can you suggest me in details , i would travel kerala by train from Kolhapur india and after kerala visit want to go to Tirupati .

I would happy to get you detailed and Eco budget suggestions

thanks

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1. Re: Kerala Tour plan for 4- 5 days

I suggest the opposite way

Book by Haripriya EXP to Tirupati

Visit Tirupati, /Sri Kalahastri

Few direct trains like Sabari Exp, Kerala exp available at Tirupati..

Or

Then use on one passenger train/bus to reach Arakonam or Katpadi.

From where you will have more trains to Kerala

Avoid going via Chennai, where you have to shift between Central and Egmore

Get down at Kottayam station. Sabari exp will reach around 3pm in Kottayam.

Move along to the platform to North side. Private bus stand will come at end of the platform.

Get a private bus to Kumarakom, 15 km away

http://www.ilakeresort.com/,

Check in to Illikalam Resort

Next day

Visit bird sanctuary, a trip to Muhamma and back through the heart of Vembanad Lake by government ferry boat.

Leave Kumarakom by 3:00 PM by a KSRTC Bus to Kottayam. Try to get a KSTRC Bus to Kumali around 4PM. You will reach Kumali by 8:00 pm

holidayiq.com/Holiday-Home-Thekkady-Periyar-…

Night halt at holiday home Kumali, Holiday home is Near to KSRTC Workshop in NH 22O.

Next day Visit Periyar sanctuary /reservoir boat ride. Local sightseeing.

Night halt at Holiday home Kumali

Next morning visit spice market, get spices

Before noon there is a direct bus to Varkala named “Saranya”

You will reach Varkala by evening.

Stay two nights at

holidayiq.com/Mummy-Bamboo-House-Varkala-hot…

Mummy’s bamboo house at Varkala

Take a bus to Quilon then proceed to Rajapur Road or Kolhapur

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2. Re: Kerala Tour plan for 4- 5 days

I think my above Kumarakom link is not working

kumarakomlakesideresort.com/htm/tariff.htm

Illikalam Lake Resort, Kumarakom

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3. Re: Kerala Tour plan for 4- 5 days

thanks for the mail but , i was looking for keralas famous backwater trip also , may be you missed it , can you resend considering it

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4. Re: Kerala Tour plan for 4- 5 days

actually my family wants to visit tirupati so i am thinking to first complete my kerala tour with my wife and then on return path i will call my family to tirupati and then from there we will return together

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5. Re: Kerala Tour plan for 4- 5 days

Hi

Catch Netravati Exp from Ratnagiri in evening

Get down at Varkala Station next day evening

Proceed to Varkala Beach

Stay two nights in Beach.

Catch 7:45 am Sabari exp to Kottayam from Varkala station

Reach Kottayam at 10:15 AM

Proceed to Kumarakom

Stay at Houseboat

Next day 9:00AM check out.

Reach Kottayam KSRTC Bus stand and Catch Munnar Superfast bus leaving at 10:50 am to Munnar

Reach Munnar around 3pm.

Stay two nights at Munnar.

After breakfast move to Aluva railway station by bus (app 4 hr)

Catch 4PM Jayanti Janatha To tirupati from Aluva station.

Visit Tirupati

Sri Kalahastri

Kailasanathakona etc

Book return by Haripriya to Kolhapur

Best Regards

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6. Re: Kerala Tour plan for 4- 5 days

Nsarang

I did not miss the backwater trip.

What I suggested in my 1st replay, was Kumarakom –Muhamma- Kumarakom Ferry boat ride. It crisscrosses the Heart of Vembanad Backwater at its broadest place. 50 minutes travel in each direction for a fare of Rs 10/- or so.

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7. Re: Kerala Tour plan for 4- 5 days

hey ,

thanks a lot for your mail , to have make it simpler i am making some changes in from and to places , and i will be needed you help again , i will reply you soon after finalisation

thanks again

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8. Re: Kerala Tour plan for 4- 5 days

Hi,

My Suggestion is,

Please don't miss "Kerala Famous backwater tour " . Kumarakom to Muhamma ferry boat goes only through the vembandu lake . Once you travel to vembandu lake you feel that you are in big sea. It is not a real backwater tour .

If you go backwater tour you have to see the villages, paddy fields , local village life, islands, canals , local people etc .. then only the Kerala famous backwater tour complete.

If your tour , try to include destination Alappuzha . Take houseboat cruise through alleppey to alleppey round . see the real beauty of kuttandu backwaters .

Thanks,

Binu Joseph , Kerala Canoe Tourism , Alappuzha

Edited: 5:06 am, July 16, 2012
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9. Re: Kerala Tour plan for 4- 5 days

HI,

Try kovalam ,varkkala and Alleppey back water .

regards

KERALA DAYZ

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