Kerala Backwater Delight
KERALA THE LAND of coconut and kathakali, is a strip of green canopied land on the southern part of peninsular India bordered by the Arabian Sea on the western side and mountainous peaks on the eastern side.
Historically, Kerala was the gateway in the sea route of the country. Over ten centuries ago, the Arab traders were continual visitors to the Malabar Coast, seeking its riches in spices and condiments. Later, the Portuguese , the Dutch , and the English seafarers were all frequent visitors to these coasts.
National geographic society publication has listed Kerala as one of the '50 greatest places of a life time'. The only other destination from India is TAJMAHAL.
Packed into this green patch are beaches, jungles, mountains, backwaters and natural attractions. And the latest branded attraction is health tourism, the attempt to rejuvenate body, mind and soul using the age-old resources of Ayurveda
06 nights / 07 days to Cochin - Thekkady - Kumarakom - Trivandrum
Day 01 : Arrive Cochin - Thekkaddy (160 kms/4.5hrs)
Meet and greet the group with your company's display board on arrival at the airport. Embark into the air-conditioned deluxe coaches. Transfer to hotel. Traditional welcome "Aarti" and garlanding with "Tikka" at the lobby and welcome drink while room keys are allotted to the group members. Check in rooms and rest until wakeup call for Breakfast. After breakfast, drive to Thekkady. Overnight in a jungle luxury resort.
Day 02 : Thekkady
Early morning visit the Periyar wildlife park on a safari. Later, return to the resort and have breakfast. Day free at leisure at the jungle resort to explore the natural beauty on own. Evening, visit the Periyar Lake for boating. This is unique experience to watch captivating assortment of the fauna at close quarters into the Periyar Wildlife sanctuary. Overnight stay at the resort
Day 03 : Thekkaddy - Kumarakom (130kms/5hrs)
After breakfast proceed to Kumarkom. On arrival, check in backwater resort. You will enjoy the serene beauty of this backwater famous calm place. Day free at leisure. Dinner a nd overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Kumarakom
Breakfast at resort. Day free to experience the backwater cruising on the rice houseboats luxury double room houseboats with meals served on board. One can also opt for a overnight lazy cruising in Kettuvaloms - a traditional rice boat of Kerala gives a romantic way to explore the unique web of lagoons, lakes, canals & Rivers. The houseboat will take you at a leisurely pace amidst paddy fields, fishing areas, remote Kerala villages. Overnight in resort/houseboats.
Day 05 : Kumarakom - Trivandrum (Kovallam) : (170 kms/5hrs)
Enjoy relaxed breakfast in resort. Then, drive to Kovallam beach. Upon arrival, check in beach resort and enjoy and rejuvenate your body and souls with ayurveda massage.
Day 06 : Trivandrum (Kovallam)
Breakfast at resort. Experience the various kinds of ayurveda treatments, oils and other products along with massages and the procedure and the art of doing so at the resort. Also, relax yourself on the Samudra beach. Overnight at resort.
Day 07 : Trivandrum - Back home
Breakfast at hotel. Day free at leisure until late evening transfer to the international airport to board flight back home.
THALAM - 1 TIME
Special powder mixed with medicated oil applying on the top of the head for 20 to 45 minutes. This treatment is helpful for ENT problems, insomnia, migraine etc.
KSHEERADHOOMAM - 1 TIME
This is fomentation with medicated cow milk. This treatment is good for facial paralysis, Bell's palsy, speech disorders and other nervous disorders of the face.
UROVASTHI - 1 TIME
Warm medicated oil is kept over the chest for 45 minutes. This is an effective treatment for asthma, other respiratory problems, heart diseases and muscular chest pain.
Yoga, the science of man, based on ancient Indian wisdom and culture, is an art of living a healthy, balanced, peaceful and contented life. Yoga, being a total integrated system, studies man in his wholeness - body, mind and spirit and is integrated to certain principles, ideas, values, attitudes and a way of life for personal and social benefits. It must, however be kept in mind that it is a long and arduous journey calling for perseverance, persistence, dedication and total surrender. It can be organized for 2-3 days and yoga professionals & experts can teach some easily adaptable postures.
KERALA SPECIAL THEME DINNER CAN BE ORGANISED IN VARIOUS FASCINATING TRADITIONAL STYLES TO SET A PERFECT EVENING