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Kerala, one of the most popular states of the southern region of India, is known for being the
hub of Ayurveda activity. It has everything from tea estates to backwaters to mountains and
even beaches. This mesmerizing state is eternally covered in a green blanket of leaves, hills and
meadows. You cannot help it but awe at the beautiful wonder ‘God’s Own Country’ Kerala is. So
with our 12 Nights and 13 Days Kerala Spa and Ayurveda Tour, you can discover this enchanting
state with us.
Feel the calmness and breathe in the cool sea breeze at the soothing coastal city of Cochin,
marvel at some of the fascinating buildings and sedate your inner soul by going on a houseboat.
You will enjoy what the best Ayurveda spa in Kerala has to offer. In the resort, pamper yourself
with modern facilities with yoga and meditation with a traditional touch. In addition, you will
also explore the iconic attractions in Mumbai. So, get ready for a memorable vacation.
Arrival will be scheduled on Mumbai airport, in the beginning. Traveda Tour representative will meet and greet and transfer you to the reserved hotel. Complete the check-in formalities. The rest of the day is scheduled for sightseeing in Mumbai including the Gateway of India- built in the year 1924, it is one of the most important landmarks here; Hanging Garden, Haji Ali Dargah-an extremely popular mosque and dargah that lies on an island, off the coast of Worli. In evening enjoy leisure walk at the bustling Juhu beach. Do not forget to try savoring savory delights like Pao Bhaji, Pani Puri, Bhel Puri etc. One can enjoy leisure walk here and a host of other activities. Overnight stay in Mumbai.
Today morning after breakfast at hotel, later our representative will assist you at hotel for transfer to Mumbai airport to board the flight for Cochin. Upon arrival at Cochin airport, our representative will assist you at airport for transfer to Kumarakom(78 Kms/2 Hrs). Upon arrival at Kumarakom check-in to your resort. Overnight at Resort.
Begin your journey to rejuvenate your fatigued mind, body, and soul, during your 7-day stay at our Ayurveda retreat in Kumarakom. You will get the best of Ayurveda therapies, massages and treatments. The designated doctors will decide your Ayurveda program, therapies as well as meals as per your session and body need. Only vegetarian food will served during and also you will not be permitted to consume any alcohol or other prohibited substance. You will be engaged in herbal body massages, yoga and meditation sessions, yogic meals high on nutritional value, steam baths, beauty treatments and so on. Before the treatment starts, a consultation is scheduled by the resident doctor. The experience is going to relaxing and refreshing. There is also a small library with a number of good reads on Ayurveda. This 7-Day stay at the resort with Ayurveda treatment is completely going to give you a great and refreshing experience.
Today morning after breakfast at resort, Rest of the day free for local sightseeing. After a week-long Ayurvedic retreat at the resort, you can go for the bird watching at Lake Vembanad. Kumarakom is an amazing destinations with lush scenic beauty in abundance. You can plan your visit to the Pathiramanal Island. Overnight stay at resort.
After savouring breakfast at resort, start your journey to the next destination Kottayam. On reaching, proceed to the jetty and get ready for embarking on a houseboat ride from Kottayam to Alleppey, the backwater hub of Kerala, which has been given the epithet of the & Venice of the East.
In Kerala, houseboat is traditionally known as a Kettuvallam. This is going to be an overnight cruise in a well-equipped houseboat that comes with well-fitted rooms. The tour also includes a trained chef and a rower-cum-guide. Enjoy the peaceful ambiance and verdant environs as the boat sails on the placid water channels. Visit the paddy fields, the villages, coir industry and other delights. Do not miss spotting colorful avifauna. Overnight on-board the houseboat.
In morning your arrival at Cochin, have a delicious breakfast at the houseboat and do the check-out formalities, de-board the houseboat. Start your road journey to the wonderful Cochin city.
On arrival, you can check-in at the hotel. After freshening up, head outside for sightseeing tour of the Cochin city filled with a number of Portuguese, Dutch and British architecture. The first visit of the day is to the Jewish Synagogue, constructed way back in the year 1568. Also known as Paradesi Synagogue, it has beautiful hand-painted Chinese tiles in white and blue colors.
Next, visit the majestic the Jewish Synagogue, built in 1568. Next in line is the oldest European church of the India, the St. Francis Church. Thereafter, visit the Dutch Palace, also called the Mattancherry Palace. This is a delightful structure that also has stunning murals, some old but interesting palanquins and other ancient things on display. Now head towards the Chinese fishing nets too. The evening is scheduled for attending a Kathakali performance. Overnight at hotel.
On the final day of the tour, wake up and enjoy your breakfast at the hotel. You can check out on time to catch your flight to your next destination.