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The silent backwaters, idyllic coastlines, and warm people are things that make Kerala one of the most serene places to experience. Along with the evident natural beauty that Kerala is gifted with, Kerala is also a great place to go on a journey of self-healing and relaxation. As you delve deeper into the beautiful fabric of Kerala, you'll find yourself unraveling its tranquil secrets by getting entangled in its soft and calming embrace. Get in touch with your inner self through the fascinating science of Yoga and relieve your body of all its stresses with the best ayurvedic massage in Kerala. Kerala, with its lush greenery, fresh flowing waters, and alluring beaches, make it the ideal spot for practicing Yoga.
Arrival at Cochin
An amalgamation of 4-5 islands and peninsulas, Cochin is the perfect place to start this wonderful journey. Explore the different islands with a ferryboat over two days and witness the mesmerizing sights. From Fort Cochin, where you will see Cantilevered Chinese boats to the back streets where the aroma of ginger, cardamom, and other spices will exhilarate your olfactory senses, Cochin never ceases to amaze.
Relax in the evening with a presentation of Kathakali dance, which is a sight for sore eyes
Day 2 is all about getting to know Cochin from within. The trip starts with Old Cochin, where you'll get to see one of the oldest Jewish communities in the world. The Paradesi Synagogue, the crown Jewel of the Jewish town, is a must-see. Reconstructed after the Portuguese bombardment in 1662, the Synagogue is an everlasting symbol of spirituality and peace.
The next stop is the International Pepper Exchange, also in Jew town.
The Chinese fishing nets are the next sight, where fishing nets are erected on teak wood and bamboo poles and operate on the principle of balance. In use since 1350 AD, watch and marvel at this interesting bit of preserved heritage. Santa Cruz Basilica, St. Francis Church, Vasco Da Gama Square, VOC gate, Bastion bungalow are some of the other prominent sights.
Road Trip to Munnar
After Cochin, we reach Munnar by road. Nestled in the confluence of three mountain streams, Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala, Munnar was the preferred summer resort of the British Government. Blessed with tea plantations and picturesque scenery, Munnar is straight out of a fantasy book. It is also a haven for trekkers as it has the highest peak in South India, Anamudi, towering at a mighty 2695 m.
Sightseeing in Munnar
The first stop of the day is the Elephant Lake or Anayirangal. Famous for its tea plantations, evergreen forests, and hillocks, Elephant Lake is the ideal location for the perfect picture.
Located 12 km from the Munnar town, lies the Tata Tea Museum, which is a tribute to pioneers who made Munnar into the major tea plantation center of Kerala. This museum offers a slice of the interesting tea history that has been the main attraction of Munnar for over a century
Visit the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Drive through the mesmerizing scenery of Munnar and Thekkady to reach the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Ibex, Tigers, Elephants, Great hornbills, Egrets, Kingfishers, Darters, Herons, and many more form the long list of exotic animals and birds that you can see. Experience the thrill of wildlife closely with a peaceful boat ride on the lake.
Here you can also find the slice plantations and expose your senses to the variety of tantalizing aromas.
Thekkady is all about the spice plantations. Spend the day on different farms taking in the various spices. Cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, ginger, and most abundantly pepper, you name it, Thekkady has got it.
In the Afternoon, undergo the unforgettable experience of a traditional Elephant ride. The five Elephants which are specially taken care of by their Mahouts or caretakers will make your day special. Form a special bond with these Pachyderms as you spend 1.30 hours with them by feeding, bathing, and walking your new friend.
Taking the Alleppey Houseboat Cruise
Cruise through the silent backwaters of Alleppey in the traditional thatched boathouse. Discover the countryside in this boathouse with all the modern comforts and a special lunch prepared by the in house chef with the freshest ingredients.
After reaching Kovalam, you stay at the Somatheeram resort, which offers you a world of traditional and authentic Ayurveda. From detoxification to the best ayurvedic massage in Kerala, this resort will tend to all your needs. Somatheeram is India's first ayurvedic resort, which will heal you through the magic of Ayurveda. You can also consult with the in-house doctor to discuss your therapy
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Ayurvedic Retreat in Kovalam
Spend two relaxing days in the Somatheeram resort. Give in to the powerful practice of Yoga and meditation under the guidance of a Yoga Guru. Achieve peace of mind and a refreshed psyche through two days of intensive therapy and Ayurvedic massage Kerala. The main purpose of Yoga is to isolate the mind from worries, anxieties, and fears and to help you achieve the flexibility of mind and body.
Ayurvedic massage Kerala will help soothe your mind and body through ancient techniques. Yoga and Ayurveda, which are considered to be science sisters, will make you feel more refreshed than ever. They help you release stress and its related disorders by attaining the calmness of the mind.
After the beautiful memories, Yoga and the best ayurvedic massage in Kerala, it's time to bid goodbye to Kerala and cherish the memories created, forever! Happy Exploring!
HOTELS: (4 STAR & BOUTIQUE)
|CITY||HOTELS AS MENTIONED OR SIMILAR||NIGHTS|
|COCHIN||CGH EARTH CASINO HOTEL||02|
|ALLEPPEY||LEMON TREE BACKWATER RESORT||01|
|KOVALAM||SOMATHEERAM AYURVEDA RESORT
(Non Ac Rooms)
|DEPARTURE MONTH/YEAR||TOUR START DATE||TOUR END DATE||PER PERSON ON TWIN/DOUBLE||SINGLE OCCUPANCY|
|SEP 2020||Saturday, September 19, 2020||Wednesday, September 30, 2020||$1,499.00||$2,299.00|
|Saturday, October 10, 2020||Wednesday, October 21, 2020||$1,777.00||$2,699.00|
|Saturday, November 7, 2020||Wednesday, November 18, 2020||$1,777.00||$2,699.00|
|DEC 2020||Saturday, December 5, 2020||Wednesday, December 16, 2020||$1,777.00||$2,699.00|
|DEC 2020||Saturday, December 19, 2020||Wednesday, December 30, 2020||$1,950.00||$2,970.00|
|JAN 2021||Saturday, January 23, 2021||Wednesday, February 3, 2021||$1,777.00||$2,699.00|
|FEB 2021||Saturday, February 13, 2021||Wednesday, February 24, 2021||$1,777.00||$2,699.00|
|MARCH 2021||Saturday, March 6, 2021||Wednesday, March 17, 2021||$1,777.00||$2,699.00|
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