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Discover ‘God’s own country’ for less than $125 a day

2 September 2013

Discover ‘God’s own country’ for less than $125 a day

Embark on a 12-day journey through Kerala featuring a cruise through the backwaters on a traditional houseboat, a homestay and wildlife trekking for less than NZ$125 a day with adventure experts Explore Worldwide.

Kerala Backwaters is a relaxing exploration of the corner of southern India known as ‘God’s own country’ from just NZ$1449* per person twin share.

Travelling from Kovalam to Kochi in a small group, you’ll discover calm waterways and riverside village life aboard a traditional houseboat, enjoy a home-cooked curry during a homestay with a local family, go in search of tigers, elephants and wild boar at Periya National Park and visit a tea plantation at Munnar hill station.

You’ll also explore Kochi from the water including Fort Kochi, St Francis Church and Mattancherry Palace, relax on Kovalam’s crescent beaches and enjoy optional activities such as an Indian cooking class.

The tour includes eight nights in a standard hotel, one night each in a village house, bungalow/chalet and houseboat, 11 breakfasts, three lunches, three dinners, Explore tour leader, drivers and boatmen, and bus, train and boat transport. Group sizes range from 12 to 16 people.

Explore Worldwide is a global small group brand offering inspiring, pioneering and unique adventures to some of the world’s most fascinating locations.

Contact your local travel agent or call Explore on 0800 269 263, email res@exploreworldwide.co.nz or visit www.exploreworldwide.co.nz.

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*Terms and conditions apply. Prices are per person, sharing a twin or double room and subject to availability. Kerala Backwaters (12 days) is valid for sale until 20 Mar 14 and travel 02 Oct 13 - 26 Mar 14. The advertised price is based on the Standard itinerary and is valid for departures from 08 Jan – 05 Mar 14. Prices are accurate as at 30 Aug 13 and are subject to change. All airfares are excluded. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply depending on date of travel. Single supplements apply. Tempo Holidays Pty Ltd trading as Explore Worldwide ABN 51007331213, License No. 31341.

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