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An inquisitive look at Cochin, the Backwaters, farms and spice plantations for families from homestays and hill retreats
- Family of four - children aged 10 & 12
- First time in Asia
- Want to see real India without being overwhelmed
- Time to do own thing
The weather in Kerala is perfect in February and ideal for a half term escape. Our unique excursions take you beyond the ordinary to discover the daily detail of local life.
Kerala & South India
Expect to pay from
£2100 ($3000) per person
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What we recommended and why
We suggested travelling to Kerala in February when days are dry and balmy. This tropical state is India’s most lush and laid back, and a visual and cultural feast for all the family.
A private vehicle with driver meant the family had plenty of flexibility to linger longer when something caught their interest, or move on when energy levels were flagging.
Our hand-picked hotels are well-located so that you can confidently head off under your own steam and explore some more after a guided introduction.
Keralites are very family orientated and welcome children with open arms. We recommended spending some time at a family homestay to participate in local life and enjoy Indian food at its best – home cooked.
We recommended including some well-known highlights of Kerala but discovering them in extraordinary ways. We left the car behind at times and explored by public bus and ferry, auto-rickshaw, on foot, bicycle and canoe - and even on elephant back.
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