Day 1 - Arrive at Cochin
When you arrive in Cochin, you will be greeted at the airport and then transferred to the Casino hotel. There will be a city tour in the afternoon, with visits to Fort Cochin, Dutch Palace, church of St Francis, Jewish Synagogue, an antique shop in Jews Street and a spice market. It would be best to tour Fort Cochin on foot. However, if you find it too tiring, an auto rikshaw is always available for you to hop into! Overnight stay at the Casino hotel.
Day 2 - Cochin to Periyer
We travel to Periyer after breakfast. Periyer is a beautiful place, full of rubber estates, tea plantations and spice plantations. There is also a well known wildlife reserve on Periyer Lake. At Periyer you will check into the SPICE VILLAGE resort. After lunch, you can pay a visit to the resident ayurvedic doctor and consult him. Dinner and night stay at the resort.Customize This Tour Package and Get Free Quotes
Day 3 to 9 - At Periyer
You will spend a week at Periyer undergoing Ayurvedic therapy. Your programme and diet will be planned by a resident ayurvedic doctor, known as "Vaidya".Thereafter, your therapy will commence. The therapy includes a number of herbal massages, yoga as well as steam baths. After the therapy, you will feel completely relaxed and healthy, provided you follow the instructions of the resident doctor
Day 10 - At Periyer
After your Ayurvedic therapy has concluded, you can take time to simply relax and readjust your body. After having breakfast, you may take a walk around the resort, accompanied by hotel staff. You can look at spices in their natural habitat. In the middle of the afternoon, there will be lessons on how to cook with spices. You can learn some easy ways to cook Keralan dishes. Overnight stay at the resort.
Day 11 - Periyer to Cochin
Early in the morning, you can visit the National Park at Periyer. You could also take a boat cruise along the Periyer Lake, and if you are lucky you might just see one wild elephant! After breakfast you could visit the spice and tea plantations or maybe trek through the jungle accompanied by an escort. After lunch you will return to Cochin and check in once again at the Casino hotel. In the evening there will be a Kathakali performace at the Cochin cultural center. You will return to the hotel for dinner. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 12 - Leave Cochin
You can enjoy a leisurely breakfast. Some time later in the day, you will be transferred to the Railway Station or Airport. We shall provide you every assistance in all check in matters concerning your next journey.