Kerala Ayurveda Tour

Kerala Ayurveda Tour

Duration : 10 Nights & 11 Days

Destination Covered : Cochin – Periyar

Day 1: Cochin - Periyar

Arrive at Cochin Airport. Meeting & greeting at Airport. On arrival drive to Periyar (180 kms). Upon arrival check-in at Spice Village Resort Visit the resident "Vaidya" (Ayurveda Doctor) for consultation. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2 till Day 8: Ayurvedic Therapy

Seven days Ayurvedic Therapy - the resident doctor after consultation, plans your programme and will also suggest your diet and the therapy commences in right earnest. Please remember that during this period you should not exert yourself and for best result no alcohol, no tobacco and strict vegetarian diet. The therapy involves various herbal massages, steam baths and yoga. If you follow all the directions of the "VAIDYA", we can assure you that you will come out totally relaxed and a great feeling of wellness. Overnight at hotel.

Day 9 : Periyar

Periyar: One of the well known wildlife sanctuaries in the south, Periyar sanctuary, also called the Thekkady Wildlife Sanctuary. The forest here slopes into the manmade lake at the bottom of the hill. This lake serves as the waterhole for the animals and they come here to drink or take a dip. Elephants, Gaur, Sambhar and even tigers can be spotted here.

There are boat services which takes the visitor around the lake. The best season to visit the park is between October and June. Spread over 777 sq.km of the Cardamom Hills of Western Ghats. The attractions of the sanctuary are the Wild Elephant, Sambhar, Bison, Spotted Deer, Tigers, Leopards, Malabar Flying Squirrels, Stripe necked Mongooses, etc. There are over 260 species of birds here, including Nilgiri Wood Pigeons, blue-winged Parakeets, White bellied Tree Pies, laughing Thrushes and Fly Catchers.

Day 10 : Periyar - Cochin

Breakfast at hotel. In the morning you could do a boat safari in lake Periyar and try to catch a wild elephant. After lunch drive to Cochin. On arrival at Cochin transfer to hotel. Cochin is a curious blend of medieval Portugal, Mercandle Holland and an English country village, set on the exotic Malabar coast. In the evening there is an opportunity to experience the renowned Kathakali dance at a local hall.

Day 11: Cochin - Onward Destination

Breakfast at hotel. Morning tour of the opulent Mattancherry Palace, a gift from the Portuguese to the Raja of Cochin. The place has a collection of remarkable 16th century murals painted on wooden walls. In the old Jewish quarter visit the ancient Synagogue. Later the warehouse and shops provide us with some of the best shopping in India. Finally visit , We visit the Church of St. Francis and the tomb of Vasco Da Gama. Late evening transfer to airport for onward destination.( Hotel Checkout 12:00 Hrs.)