10 Nights Itinerary Covering: Cochin – Keraleeyam - Munnar
Kerala has a unique bond with Ayurveda. The favorable climate, abundant forests and inviting ambiance make Kerala best suited locations for Ayurvedic treatments. Also, the state has some of the best Ayurvedic centers in the world. This 11- day Ayurveda Tour takes you to God’s Own Country, Kerala, which is as beautiful and serene as it can get. Leave back all the stress and get ready to experience the best Ayurvedic treatments. Explore the natural beauty of Kerala with a visit to enthralling destinations like Munnar and Kumarakom.
Note: This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.
On reaching Cochin, meet our LuxoIndia representative who assists you while you take a transfer to the hotel.
Located along the Arabian Sea, Cochin is the second largest city of Kerala. Cochin is one of the most popular destinations of Kerala, which is why it is also referred to as the 'Gateway to Kerala'. Major attractions of the city like the Mattancherry Dutch Palace, Cherai Beach, Fort Kochi, Indo-Portuguese Museum and Bolghatty Palace allure tourists from all over the world. Cochin is well-known for its Ayurvedic centers where tourists can indulge in different Ayurvedic treatments.
Check-in at the hotel and take some rest. Later, leave for a sightseeing tour of Cochin City. Begin with visiting the historical monuments of Cochin like Mattancherry Dutch Palace, the Jewish Synagogue, the Santa Cruz Cathedral, the Bolgatty Palace, and Willingdon Island. All these attractions are known to feature spectacular architecture and counted among architectural marvels of the country. Later, go for enjoying the traditional Kathakali Dance. In the evening, go for a stroll at the Cochin Beach and experience a sunset like never before.
Kerala experiences a moist humid climate throughout the year and has an abundant supply of medicinal herbs and plants. This is why, Kerala is considered one of the best places for Ayurveda.
It was 5000 years back that Ayurveda started to grow in India. Today, it is an integral part of the medical system and is considered the science of life. World's oldest healthcare system, Ayurveda works to ensure the physical, mental and spiritual growth of an individual. To treat any health issues, Ayurveda uses natural plants and herbs.
Each and every nook of Kerala has a strong bond with Ayurveda. The land of Ayurveda, Kerala is considered the best destination for treating different problems. There are a number of Ayurvedic resorts in Kerala which not only heal your mind, body and soul, but also offer a great vacation set amid tranquility and beauty. Ayurvedic resorts of Kerala assure people with natural treatments having long term effects.
The location of these resorts is so spectacular that it adds to the positive results of the different Ayurvedic treatments. A team of experienced doctors and practitioners is present at every resort to ensure the best treatment to every individual. Along with the Ayurvedic treatments, experts make sure that guests are served with healthy food which compliments their treatments. Most of the Ayurvedic resorts are located near beautiful beaches and serene backwaters where guests can visit and spend some time in a rejuvenating ambiance.
So, undergo Ayurveda therapies and unwind. Take back a stimulating experience.
This day is booked for a luxurious stay at the houseboat in Kumarakom. Reach Kumarakom and check-in to your beautiful houseboat.
A beautiful and serene destination, Kumarakom is one of the best places to relax in Kerala. That picture perfect landscape, wide stretch of paddy fields, row of coconut palms and rich flora and fauna of Kumarakom allures tourists from all around the world.
The best way to explore the beauty of this destination is taking up a houseboat cruise which takes you through its beautiful lagoons and lush greenery. Also, it is a paradise for wildlife enthusiast as it houses a variety of species from both flora and fauna.
Enjoy this day set amid greenery and serenity. Have a comfortable stay in the houseboat.
It is time to head to the next destination, Munnar which is a beautiful hill station in Idukki district. During the colonial days, Munnar was one of the most favored summer resorts by the British rulers. Munnar is well-known as the tea growing district of Kerala. The natural beauty of the place is truly unmatched and it offers breathtaking views to all the tourists. Beautiful view points, cascading waterfalls, serene lakes and lush green fields form the main highlights of Munnar.
On reaching Munnar, go for a short sightseeing tour and explore its beautiful attractions.
Visit Attukal Waterfalls, Photo Point, Lakkam Waterfalls, Kolukkunmalai Tea Estate, Mattupetty Dam and Tata Tea Museum. All these attractions are set at picture perfect locations and add to the visiting experience.
You have an option of visiting Eravikulam National Park and Kollukumalai Tea estate.
Spread over an area of around 97 sq. km, Eravikulam National Park is home to a number of endangered species of wild goat which are known as Nilgiri Tahr. Apart from Nilgiri Tahr, the park is home to species like Sambar Deer, Stripe-necked mongoose, Nilgiri langur, leopard, Wild dog and Golden Jackal.
The park houses a wide variety of bird species which include many rare ones like Yellow-throated Martin, Nilgiri Wood Pigeon, Black-and-orange Flycatcher, and Kerala Laughing thrush. Anaimudi (2695 m), the highest peak in south India is located within the park.
Kollukumalai Tea estate is one of the highest tea growing estates in the world. The estate is well-known for producing the best quality tea in the world. The estate is surrounded by beautiful valleys which add to its beauty and make it more alluring.
This morning, you leave back for Cochin. On reaching Cochin, you can go for shopping or a leisure walk around the place. Later, take a transfer to the Airport. The tour ends here.