Rejuvenation in the Paradise - “Kerala”

Days

23

Style

Opulent

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$6200 USD /Person

About tour

India is a such an old civilization. No civilization survives without any medical science. Ayurveda is the world's oldest recorded healing system used for 5,000 years. It is a proven system of prevention and healing. Ayurveda's goal is to achieve health not by fighting diseases, but by working towards balance and harmony. Ayurveda emphasizes the importance of physical balance, emotional release, mental health, environmental mindfulness and spiritual progression in the total health picture. Ayurveda is the healing gift to us from the enlightened Vedic culture of the ancient India.

This trip is one such rejuvenating experience, where you will get to revive your body and soul through the carefully selected Ayurvedic therapies from highly competent professionals. The location of the resort where you will have this therapy will just make your experience even more delightful. It will a tranquil and peaceful place on the shores of a backwaters lake.

To add to the awe of this experience, there will an escapade through some of the other best destinations of the heaven called Kerala. From the historic port town of Kochi to the lush green tea-plantations of Munnar; from the mesmerizing backwaters of Kumarakom to the pristine beaches of Kovalam; you will feel lost in this paradise, which is popularly known as "God's own Country" - Kerala.

Itinerary

Day 1 : Kochi

Arrive by flight at Kochi. The serene Kochi (a.k.a. Cochin) has been drawing traders and explorers to its shores for over 600 years. Nowhere else in India could you find such an intriguing mix of giant fishing nets from China, a 400-year-old synagogue, ancient mosques, Portuguese houses and the crumbling remains of the British Raj. The result is an unusual blend of medieval Netherlands, Portugal and an English village grafted onto the tropical Malabar Coast.

The private car will pick up from the Kochi airport and transfer you to your hotel in Kochi. Evening at your leisure. Overnight stay at hotel in Kochi.

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 2 : Kochi

After breakfast head out for local sightseeing tour of Kochi.  Visit the famous attractions of Kochi, such as Fort Kochi, St Francis Church with Marine Drive – a perfect local hang-out and Willingdon, the man-made island.

Then visit the Old Paradesi Synagogue, is the oldest active synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations, located in Kochi, Kerala, in South India. Constructed in 1567, it is one of seven synagogues of the Malabar Yehudan people or Cochin Jewish community in Cochin. Then visit Mattancherry Palace, is a Portuguese palace popularly known as the Dutch Palace, in Mattancherry, which features Kerala murals depicting portraits and exhibits of the Rajas of Kochi. Afterwards visit Cochin Spice Market & Chinese fishing nets.

Back to the hotel by late evening. Overnight stay at hotel in Kochi.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 : Munnar

After breakfast check-out from hotel and head straight to Munnar. The rolling hills around Munnar, South India's largest tea-growing region, are carpeted in emerald-green tea plantations, contoured, clipped and sculpted like ornamental hedges.

After around 5 hours journey reach Munnar by afternoon. Check-in at hotel on arrival. In the evening head out to see Kalaripayattu Show. Kalaripayattu is an ancient Indian martial art, which originated as a style in Kerala.

Overnight stay at hotel in Munnar.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 : Munnar

After breakfast head out for sightseeing. Embark on a jeep tour to the villages & tea plantations. Munnar is always synonymous to tea plantation, as it also one of the highest tea growing regions of the world. A trip to Munnar will be incomplete without having a visit to these tea plantations. Then visit a local School. Later head out for Plantation Walk tour. There is nothing as refreshing as a walk through the lush green tea hedges. Reach back at the hotel by evening. Overnight stay at hotel in Munnar.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 : Munnar

After breakfast head out for sightseeing. Visit Pallivasal, the site of the first Hydro-Electric Project in Kerala. People regularly visit it to soak in the majestic view around the location. Then visit Pothamedu Viewpoint. This spectacular spot is visited by a large number of tourists every year, who get the opportunity to trek through the lush green forest of Munnar. Afterwards visit Munnar Tea Museum. The tea museum preserves the aspects on the genesis and growth of tea plantations in Kerala's mountain region of the Western Ghats. Overnight stay at hotel in Munnar.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 : Periyar/Thekkady

After breakfast check-out from hotel & head towards Periyar. The very sound of the word Thekkady conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hills and spice scented plantations. The Periyar forests of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India. Spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold great opportunities for treks and mountain walks.

Reach Periyar by late afternoon and check-in at the hotel on arrival. Evening at your leisure. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Periyar (Thekkady).

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 7 : Periyar/Thekkady

Early in the morning, set out for Bamboo rafting and half day guided jungle hike at Periyar National Park. This activity takes close to 6 hrs. The wildlife sanctuary is also famous for its tiger reserve and elephant reserve. Visiting the sanctuary will be like exploring the nature around, enjoying the pristine and peaceful atmosphere around and getting relaxed from your busy schedules. There are bright chances to spot the elephant herd in the jungle while you are hiking. Reach back to hotel by noon.

In the evening, head out to see Kathakali Show. Kathakali is very famous form of Indian Classical Dance. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Periyar (Thekkady).

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 8 : Kumarakom

After breakfast check-out from hotel & head towards Kumarakom, a sleepy little village on the shores Vembanad Lake in Kerala, situated 14 Kms away from Kottayam. It offers wide variety of flora, exotic sightseeing, boating and fishing experience. Kumarakom is a true travel pleasure that will mesmerize your senses. It is a paradise on earth. It is one of the foremost travel destinations of India and a jewel in the crown of Kerala tourism.

Reach Kumarakom by late afternoon. Check-in at the hotel on arrival. Evening at your leisure. Dinner & overnight stay at the hotel in Kumarakom.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 9 : Kumarakom

After breakfast head out for sightseeing. Visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Spread out over 14 hectares, you will across numerous rare avian species in these parts. Located on the banks of the Vembanad Lake in Kottayam, there are a variety of migratory birds that flock in thousands, ranging from places like the Himalayas to Siberia.

Check-in at the resort on arrival.  Later visit Johnymoose Backwater Farm for Kayaking. Have glimpses of day to day life of the locals. After 2 hours Kayaking reach back to the hotel. Evening at your leisure. Dinner & overnight stay at Kumarakom.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 10 : Kumarakom

Today is free day, at your leisure. The private car will be at your disposal to drive around anywhere within the city limits. Dinner & overnight stay at Kumarakom.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 11 : Alleppey

After breakfast check-out from hotel & head towards Alleppey (Alappuzha). Welcome to the “Venice of the East” – Alleppey, world famous for its vast mesmerizing backwaters.

Reach Alleppey by noon. Check-in at private houseboat. Have lunch on the houseboat. Enjoy a boat cruise through the magnificent Vembanad lake for an unforgettable experience of backwater cruising. Dinner & overnight stay at the houseboat in Alleppey.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 12 : Kollam

After breakfast check-out from hotel and transfer back to the airport. Take flight for Cochin from where the car will pick-up and transfer to Kollam (or Quilon), quite famous for its mesmerizing Ashtamudi backwaters. Check-in at the lakeside resort Fragrant Nature Kollam. You will be briefed about the Ayurvedic treatment program & activities for next 7 days.

Prana Wellness Spa at Fragrant Nature Lake Resort & Spa offers carefully designed Ayurveda wellness experiences to restore and rejuvenate one’s health. They offer uniquely designed spa programs combining various therapies with fitness and well being that balances the body and mind.

Next 7 nights’ stay with all meals at the hotel in Kollam.

7 nights/ 08 days Ayurveda & Yoga wellness package at Fragrant Nature Kollam with the below inclusions:

Inclusions

07 Nights

Abhayangam

7

Elakizhi

2

Shirodhara

3

Ksheera Dhara

1

Njavara Kizhi

2

Steam Bath

3

Nasyam

5

Udawarthanam

1

Face Pack

1

Purgation

1

Yoga

5

Meals:  7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches & 7 Dinners

 

Day 19 : Kovalam

After breakfast check-out from hotel and head towards Kovalam This place is blessed with few of the most pristine sea beaches in India, which are frequently visited all year long. It will delight you with its tranquil tropical forests as well. You can sunbathe on the beach or head out to swim in the shallow sea waters.

Reach Kovalam by afternoon, check-in at hotel and relax. Next 4 nights’ stay with breakfasts at the hotel in Kovalam.

Note: The private car will be at your disposal. You can go anywhere you wish within the city limits.

Meals: 04 Breakfast

Day 23 : Kovalam

After breakfast check out from hotel, and transfer to Trivandrum International Airport.

Bid farewell with the memories of amazing fun-filled 23 days trip through the God’s Own Country – Kerala, worth remembering for the lifetime!

Meals: Breakfast

Location Map

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Start: Kochi

Finish: Kochi

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Moods: Wellness Retreat

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