The ancient medical science of Ayurveda developed in India 5000 years ago. The traditional medicine system basically derives its name from two Sanskrit words, Ayur (means life) and Veda (means knowledge or science). In this tour explore the best of Kerala with a rejuvenating experience at one of India’s best Ayurveda Resorts. Benefit from traditional Ayurvedic therapy as well as Yoga in a blissfully peaceful environment.
Upon arrival at the airport, you will be welcomed by our representative and transferred to the hotel. Check into the hotel and relax. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Today, go for the Kochi sightseeing tour that begins with a visit to Fort Kochi located on the western coast of India amidst the pristine waters of the Arabian Sea. On visiting this fort, soak in the mesmerizing specimens of the bygone era. The architecture of this gorgeous fort uncovers the layers of colonial influence ingrained in this city. Visit the St. Francis Church within the middle of the fort’s complex. Built-in the year 1503, it is the oldest church built by Europeans in India. The lofty architecture of this Church is impressive in every way and has managed to retain its ancient charm, over the years. Also, visit the Jewish Synagogue located close to Fort Kochi, which is more than 100-years old. It was built in 1568 and is a showpiece displaying hand-painted floor tiles, Belgium-imported glass chandeliers, and rare antiques, etc. and an exclusive gallery. We end the day with a visit to the Chinese Fishing Nets. They are a hallmark of the Fort Kochi, visible from Fort Kochi. The concept of these fishing nets is said to be introduced by Zheng He (a Chinese explorer). Here the fishing nets are made of bamboo and teakwood poles and practice the principle of balance. Almost every visitor visits here - especially during sunset - to click a few candid. End your day watching the traditional Kathakali Dance Show in Kochi.
Today after breakfast, you will be driven towards Alleppey - the land of stunning backwaters and the most thriving tourist destination. Upon arrival, check into the houseboat and enjoy the rest of the time at leisure. Enjoy the picturesque beauty of the backwaters as you cruise on a traditional houseboat through the network of lakes, lagoons and canals. Enjoy a magical sunset in the evening.
Post breakfast, check-out and proceed for Kovalam. Upon arrival, check into the Somatheeram Ayurvedic Resort and enjoy rest of the time at leisure. Ayurveda is the soul and essence of Somatheeram, which has been providing Ayurvedic treatment with the traditional way for more than 30 years and has rightfully earned the name ‘The Ayurveda People’.
For the next six days, you will be treated by professional masseurs and therapists and offered medicated steam baths, therapies, and treatments that will rejuvenate your mind, body and soul. Get rejuvenated at Somatheeram Ayurveda Village, an award-winning Ayurvedic Resort with beach access. Delve into a relaxing body massage with medicated oil and cream. Each of the therapy processes purifies the body so that you can attain proper balance, the therapies will make you feel lighter and refreshed making you achieve good health and longevity.
Have breakfast in the morning and then set off for the airport to board the flight for your onward destination.
|Duration||:||10 Nights / 11 Days|
|Starting price||:||1494 Per Person|
|Route||:||Cochin - Alleppey - Kovalam - Trivandrum|