SOUTH INDIA MEALS
Pick up from Cochin airport and transfer to Cochin. On arrival check in to the Hotel. Evening visit Greenix village to see kathakali dance performance, the dance drama of Kerala. Overnight at Dutch Bungalow
CHINESE FISHING NETS
Morning visit fort cochin, Jewish synagogoue, Mattancherry Palace, chinese fishing nets, St Francis church. Later visit a local family to shown round a local market for ingredients and then a hands on lesson in preparing and cooking a range of dishes (and then eating them).(Chicken (and Paneer) Jalfrezi, Beetroot Thoran, Neema’s Scrambled Cauliflower & Bhindi Fry). Overnight Dutch Bungalow.
Morning drive to Alleppey, embark on your private houseboat and cruise on the Backwaters, a splendid area full of canals, lakes and coves. Your houseboats are luxurious boats with well-appointed bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms. You can sunbathe on the deck or observe the palm fringed landscape from your cabins. Apart from the mesmerizing surroundings it’s the life along the coast that adds a touch of exotica to this experience.
The locals’ travel in canoes and you will find vegetable sellers, fishermen and other traders bringing household goods, door to door in small wooden boats. As you cruise along the backwaters you can ask your captain to stop at villages, paddy fields and other places, enroute. Overnight on board. (Full Board)
SWIM IN THE RIVER
Dewalokham, two-hour drive. A fully sustainable organic farm set on the banks of the river Kannadipuzha this delightful home stay offers a chance to explore the lovely surrounding countryside, walks in the tropical forests to a nearby waterfall, enjoy the beautiful organic spice garden. Cookery lessons are given each evening, they have produced their own cookery book, which is given to each guest. Josh and his family are wonderful hosts. Ayurveda (optional) and yoga are available, swimming pool and river swimming.
Morning drive to Thekkady wildlife sanctuary. Afternoon visit local spice market . Evening learn how to make pineapple, okra, bean and fish curry; masala french fries, kerala parathas and BBQ chicken. All the ingredients were fresh. Overnight Elephant court.
THEKKADY - BAMBOO RAFTING
For nature-lovers, here is a chance to have some great times in the lap of Mother Nature. A comforting, yet exciting bamboo rafting through some of the dense forests of Periyar Tiger Reserve! This bamboo rafting is part of the 'nature walk' of eco-tourism project by the Periyar Tiger Reserve.
The trip usually commences by 8 in the morning and will conclude by 5 in the evening. A trek through the dense forest will take you to the starting point. A thrilling three hours is guaranteed for those opting bamboo rafting in the Periyar Tiger Reserve
The travellers will be provided breakfast comprising bread, jam, and fruits. Tea, snacks and packed lunch will also be served en route. The raft journey finally takes one to the catchment area of the Periyar Tiger Reserve. Overnight stay at Elephant Court
MADURAI MEENAKSHI TEMPLE
Drive to Madurai, On the way visit an organic farm (Optional). Evening visit the Madurai meenakshi temple. Madurai has a lively food scene and a recorded history that spans two millennia. Join us on the food trail from 5 pm to 08 pm and eat your way through some of that history. Every mouthful of its street food will get you an earful of stories - of its people, its culture and way of life. Overnight at Heritage madurai.
Drive to Kovalam beach. On the way visit wooden Palace. Evening roam around the beach restaurants to have dinner. Overnight stay at Ayur Villa
THE AYUR VILLA
This tour can easily be extended, to include a few days relaxing on the beach at the end. Overnight stay at Ayur Villa
Morning after breakfast transfer to Trivandrum International Airport for the onward Journey.
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