Walking in Kerala

enquire now 11 Days From NZD $2,220 pp twinshare
Small group
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Why book this trip?

A walking holiday taking in the diversity of tropical Kerala in India’s far south. Trek among the forests and grasslands of the mountainous Western Ghats, walk in search of wildlife in the Periyar National Park and meet the locals rambling through tranquil Backwaters’ villages. Exploring on foot is the best way to discover the culture and landscapes of God’s Own Country.

  • Meesapulimala Peak – Enjoy the views from one of South India’s highest peaks (2635m)
  • Backwaters cruise – Observe daily life in the tranquil Backwaters and spend the night aboard a converted rice barge
  • Kochi – Explore colonial architecture and city sights on a walking tour


DAY 1 – Join trip Kochi
DAY 2 – Morning tour of historic Kochi; drive to Munnar
DAY 3 – Hike to Seven Malai Hills through tea, coffee and spice plantations
DAY 4 – Trek to Silent Valley through tea estates and shola forest
DAY 5 – Trek to Meesapulimala Peak (2635 m)
DAY 6 – Hike to Top Station through villages and plantations
DAY 7 – Drive to Thekkady, gateway to Periyar National Park
DAY 8 – Trekking in Periyar National Park
DAY 9 – Drive to Alleppey on the coast; Backwaters houseboat cruise
DAY 10 – Backwaters village walk; drive to Kochi
DAY 11 – Trip ends in Kochi


Breakfast: 10

Lunch: 5

Dinner: 4


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1 nights simple boat

3 nights simple camping

6 nights comfortable hotel



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