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Self-Guided Tours

Mini Tour of Kerala

4 DAYS from £225pp

Tour Highlights

  • Experience boarding an authentic Keralan houseboat
  • Journey through scenic backwaters, and riverside villages
  • Explore the stunning wildlife sanctuary
  • Cultural city tour in Cochin

To book call us on 0800 781 4893

Mini Tour of Kerala

Our Mini Tour highlights some of the wonders of Kerala. This tour gives an exciting insight into the fascinating culture of this beautiful Indian state.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Cochin/Kumarakom, Breakfast lunch and dinner. After your beach stay or following your arrival into Kerala you will be met and transferred to Alleppey to board an authentic Keralan houseboat, journeying through the scenic backwaters, riverside villages and breath-taking scenery.

Day 2

Kumarakom/Thekkady, Breakfast and Dinner. Disembarking your houseboat after breakfast, your tour continues with a drive through the spectacular countryside arriving at the Thekkady Hill Station, home to a stunning wildlife sanctuary.

Day 3

Thekkady/Cochin Breakfast and dinner. After an early morning boat ride on Periyar Lake, proceed to Cochin for a city tour, taking in the Mattanchery Dutch Palace, St Francis Church and the Chinese Fishing Nets among other sights.

Day 4

Cochin/UK Breakfast. Depart after breakfast for your return flight to the UK or on to your beach hotel.

Important Information


A visa is required for entry into India. British Citizen Passport Holders will need to obtain an e-Tourist Visa (eTV) for travel to India. We work closely with The Travel Visa Company who will be able to arrange your visa on your behalf. Please call them on 01270 250 590 and quote 'Mercury Holidays'. The cost of the visa is approximately £72 per person. The Travel Visa Company can only apply for this 30 days before your proposed travel date and takes around 10 working days to issue. It is only valid for a 30 day single entry stay from the date of arrival. When calling the Travel Visa Company they will advise you of any changes to the fees or the procedure, they will also advise you of all information they will require in order to apply for the visa.


This tour will run with a minimum of 2 people.

Tour Dates & Prices

Depart UKArrive UKPrice
01 Dec 201715 Dec 2017£275pp
01 Oct 201730 Nov 2017£275pp
16 Dec 201609 Jan 2017£329pp
10 Jan 201731 Mar 2017£299pp
01 Apr 201730 Apr 2017£269pp
01 May 201731 May 2017£249pp
01 Jun 201731 Aug 2017£239pp
01 Sep 201715 Sep 2017£225pp
16 Sep 201730 Sep 2017£259pp
16 Dec 201731 Dec 2017£329pp

Fact File

  • Currency: Indian Rupee
  • Average Flying time: 12 - 17½ hours
  • Spoken Language(s): Malayalam, English

Here to help

  • Get in touch with one of our experts on Kerala
  • 0800 781 4893 (free)
  • 0333 321 3144(mobile friendly)
  • Request a call back

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