Introduction - Spicy Kerala
Kerala is on the southern most tip of India popularly known as ‘God’s Own Country’.This land offers greenery from the majestic heights of Western Ghats with its exotic hill stations, undulating west ward to endless miles of placid back waters, whispering green coconut corridors long shore line, golden beaches with hot sunshine and warm sea, enchanting art forms, historic and cultural monuments.
Day 1 : Cochin
Upon arrival in Cochin, you will be received by our representative & transferred to the hotel, Check in to the hotel. Later enjoy Harbour cruise in the evening. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 : Cochin
After breakfast visit the Spice & Fish market. Mid afternoon introduction to Cooking followed by Demonstration & hands on experience at cooking various SEAFOOD Indian Dishes. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 : Cochin - 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. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4 : Periyar
After breakfast a walking tour of Spice Village accompanied by guide - Introduction to Spices. You can actually see spices in its natural habitat. Learn a few simple and easy to make Kerala Dishes. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5 : Periyar - Kumarakom
After breakfast drive to Kumarakom on the banks of Lake Vembanad. Upon arrival check in to the hotel. Later day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6 : Kumarakom
After breakfast, take a cruise for a farm visit and if lucky, watch the locals fishing. Mid afternoon, live hands on lessons on preparing few Kerala Seafood dishes. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7 : Kumarakom - Mararikulam
After breakfast boat transfer across lake Vembanad to Puthenangadi & drive to Mararikulam. On arrival check into hotel. Day at leisure on the beach resort.
Day 8 : Mararikulam - Cochin
Mararikulam, a tiny fishing village confined with its virgin natural beauty welcomes the tourist to click some extraordinary snaps of the panaromic scenarios of the towering mountains and the cerulean blue sea. You as a tourist can explore the whole village observing the life style of fishing community of Kerala with its native traditions and customs. The tourists can enjoy the beach side with waves caressing the legs, sunbathe on the sea shore or simply cherish the solemn moments proving the desired privacy.
Overnight at the hotel.
Today you will get in time transfer to the airport to board your flight for your onward destination.