Incredible Southern India with Kerala Backwaters Cruise | November 2023

17 Days
  • Houseboat in Kerala backwaters
  • India-Kerala-waters-Southern-India
  • India-boating-by-bamboo-pole
  • India-kolkata-local-transport
  • India-Spices-assam
  • India-Mysore-markets-4
  • India-macaque-monkey-southern-india
  • India-southern-india-tiger
  • India-Tea-picking-Southern-India
  • India-train-adventures
  • Accommodation in Munnar
  • india-house-boats-ahead
  • Style of accommodation on the houseboat
  • India-Kolkata-flower-market
  • india-home-delivery-bananas

There are so many reasons to visit Southern India – there is so much to see and do. Even though it is relatively small it packs a lot of punch for the travellers. The indigenous and colonial history is fascinating. The food is fabulous. The scenery is spectacular. Plus, the abundance of wildlife — one of the draw-cards for travellers — will take you by surprise. Join us on one of our Southern India tour.


  1. Houseboat stay on the backwaters of Kerala
  2. Kochi’s famous sunset through the Chinese fishing nets
  3. Heritage hotel stay at the tea-growing region of Munnar
  4. The amazing wildlife at Nagarhole National Park
  5. Mysore’s palaces and colourful markets
  6. Tour of silk factory where sarees are made from start to finish
  7. Kumarakom’s peace and serenity
  8. Nilgiri Mountain Railway – a world heritage site
20 November 2023
DURATION 17 days
TOUR COST $9,900
$2,400 Additional
All transportation as per itinerary
Twin-share accommodation
Transfers to and from hotels as per itinerary
Meals as listed on the itinerary
Entry fees to places of interest as per itinerary
All tipping including drivers and guides
Experienced English speaking local tour guide/driver
Escorted by an Australian host (subject to minimum number of 10 clients)


  • Tours cost excludes international flights
  • Tour departs with a minimum of 4 clients
  • No more than 16 clients on any trip
  • Tour extensions – before or after tour extensions can be arranged on your behalf
  • International flights can be arranged by Blue Dot Travel
  • To book and reserve your place on a tour, a deposit of $500 and a completed booking form is required

Note:  Sharing may be necessary on the houseboat for 2 nights