Day - 1 » Arrive Cochin
||8 Nights / 9 Days
||Cochin – Kalady - Munnar - Anakkara – Periyar – Kumarakom – Mararikulam- Cochin
||Enjoy Cruise on the very first day
Enjoy a a visit to spice & fish market in Cochin.
Visit Kalady & Anakkara, two villages selected for spice tourism in Kerala.
Enjoy wildlife, boat ride & spice village in Periyar
Enjoy Sun set cruise on a Rice Boat
Upon arrival in Cochin, you will be received & transferred to the CASINO Hotel at Willington Island. Check in & later enjoy Harbour cruise in the evening. Overnight at the hotel.
Day - 2 » Cochin - Kalady
After breakfast visit the Spice & Fish market. Mid afternoon introduction to Cooking followed by Demonstration & hands on experience at cooking various Indian SEAFOOD Dishes. Visit Kalady, one of the four villages that has been selected for endogenous tourism in Kerala. Kalady is amongst the two selected for spice tourism in the state. Kalady is famous for its nutmeg and turmeric.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day - 3 » Cochin to Munnar
Today post breakfast, you will be drive to a beautiful hill station of Kerala – Munnar. Munnar is around 153 km from Cochin. Once you reach Munnar, check into the hotel and relax.
Post lunch, set out to explore the breath taking beauty of Munnar. Visit Marayoor which is only place in Kerala which suits the natural growth of sandalwood. Also visit the numerous natural caves that are replete with murals and relics. Overnight in hotel.
Day - 4 » Munnar
This morning, enjoy the aroma of Munnar tea or coffee. Have your breakfast and continue your exploration of Munnar. Visit Devikulam, Mattupetty and Pothamedu. The last of these offers panaromic views of tea, coffee and cardamom plantations in Munnar. Overnight in hotel.
Day - 5 » Munnar - Anakkara
On day 5 of your tour, you will leave Munnar and head towards Anakkara which is the second village in Kerala to be included in the spice tourism circuit. Anakkara has huge plantations of fragrant Cardamon, Coffee, and Pepper on her rolling hills. Enjoy a home stay at the cardamom and pepper plantations. Chat with farmers and have a first hand experience of how cultivation, harvesting and processing of spices are done. Also enjoy the cultural activities of the farming community. Overnight at Anakkara.
Day - 6 »Periyar
After breakfast, you will drive to Periyar that lies in the shade of Cardamom hills & is a beautiful area of tranquil winding roads, tea gardens, rubber estates & spice plantations. Check in at Spice Village. Late afternoon enjoy boat safari in the lake Periyar in the National Park. Get back to live demonstration of cooking with spices.
Day - 7 » Periyar to Kumarakom
After breakfast drive to Kumarakom on the banks of Lake Vembanad and hop on to a boat to Coconut Lagoon, an eco-friendly resort created out of Old Keralan Homes called - THARAWAD. Demonstration of "Conquering the Coconut" from plucking, de-husking, breaking, grating & finally using the grated coconut. Sun set cruise on a Rice Boat. Overnight at the hotel.
Day - 8 » Kumarakom to Mararikulam
After breakfast boat transfer across lake Vembanad to Puthenangadi & drive to Marari Beach. Day at leisure on the beach resort.
Day - 9 » Mararikulam to Cochin departure
Its time to bid farewell, drive to airport assist you with all check-in formalities.