Creating lifelong memories is easy when traveling the world with the ones you love. When searching for that perfect family getaway, you hope to find a place like Kerala that offers a little something for everyone.CGH Earth is a hotel and resort chain offering responsible tourism for Kerala ayurveda and experiential holidays whose focus is on ecotourism and authentic experiences and Iris Holidays is happy to partner with them.
Discover a collection of incredible destinations and unique experiences that only Iris Holidays can provide in Kerala. Celebrate your holiday in the most luxurious resorts in Kerala discovering tempting options and exclusive deals designed exclusively for the travellers seeking discerning experiences. No matter which you stay in this tour, you and your family can uncover a world of luxurious experiences through this luxury package in Kerala.
On arrival at Cochin International Airport, you are greeted and whisked away to historic Willingdon Island or to Fort Cochin.In Cochin, you may explore the ancient harbour, with its rich colonial past, the old spice market at Mattancherry, the antique shops on Jews Street, the Synagogue, the Dutch palace and of course, the famous Chinese fishing nets, St. Francis Church and David Hall. Harbour Cruise in the evening. Overnight at Cochin.
After breakfast, drive from Cochin to Thekkady - Spice Village.No air-conditioning or television or nightclubs. Just a mirror, held up to an age old culture and a living harmony. This is the tribal village, reborn for the modern traveller. Your cottage is brick and log, the roof thatched with the same elephant grass used in tribal huts, woven in the same traditional techniques. Of course, the comforts of a modern hotel exist, but they never intrude. Modern plumbing, comfortable beds and hot showers find their place, but in a setting stripped down to its natural essence. Hewn stone replaces shag carpets. Birdsong takes the place of television. Lunch at Spice Village. Engage in activities like cooking demonstration and cultural programme followed by dinner. Overnight at Spice Village. Lunch at Spice Village, Thekkady. Engage in activities like cooking demonstration and cultural programme followed by dinner. Overnight at Spice Village.
After breakfast, Spice Plantation visit followed by lunch. Pack a picnic lunch at the hotel, take one of our naturalists in tow, and you're ready for an adventurous and instructive day at the Periyar reserve. We've got treks, ranging from a leisurely half-day stroll, to an overnight jungle halt where you can experience the rain forest up close and personal. You can also visit a tribal village, for a first-hand experience of a way of life that's fast vanishing from the modern world. Today, these indigenous peoples still carry on their age old practices of herding and bee-keeping in perfect harmony with the environment. A Spice,Tea plantation is a pleasant days outing from the hotel, to learn how spices cultivated and Tea bushes picked. Depending on the season, there are other adventures activities like fishing and river rafting too.After noon, farm visit accompanied by naturalist. Overnight at Spice Village.
After breakfast, you will drive back down to the coast and this melodically named town of Kumarakom on the banks of Lake Vembanad. Here, you hop on to a boat to Coconut Lagoon, an eco-friendly resort created from restored heritage homes, set in a web of canals on the banks of the Kavanar river. Evening finds you on a sunset cruise on the lake, in a converted rice boat to a flute accompaniment. After cruise it is learning time. Learn to cook some authentic Keralan dishes in the cooking demonstration class organized by the Chef. The resort gives an opportunity to see some traditional Art Forms of Kerala which is followed by dinner. Overnight at Coconut Lagoon.
Wake-up call by the birds from the nearby bird sanctuary.Get ready to experience yoga for your body and mind. After breakfast, soft trek to the bird sanctuary accompanied by a Naturalist who will identify the birds which wakes you up in the morning. Before lunch there is enough time to visit the Village nearby.Back in the resort for lunch. Afternoon at leisure. Evening engage in yet another session of Cooking demonstration and Cultural show. Dinner and Overnight at Coconut Lagoon.
Another session of Yoga followed by breakfast. After breakfast,transfer by boat and then by road to Marari Beach. Check-in to an independent villa at the Marari Beach. Marari Beach resort is not just the sand and the sea. It's the living environment that surrounds it. The Marari Beach, let us be clear, is not the place for a raucous Beach holiday. There are no real parties here. No noisy water scooter but for those seeking to undo the stress of the city life and experience a completely new place, it is the perfect spot. After lunch in the restaurant, it's time to relax in the Coconut grove. Evening will be engaged in good music. Cooking classes followed by dinner. Overnight at Marari Beach.
Now you are an expert on Yoga. You don't need a wake up call anymore for the daily Yoga class. After breakfast, explore Mararikulam and its fishing villages nearby on a bicycle or take a dip in the sea, the beach usually being nearly empty except for a few other guests and the odd local fishermen. After lunch at leisure. It will be a great idea to walk across the road to our organic farm, which ensures that the vegetables and fruits we serve are the freshest you can get anywhere in this part of the world. This is the last chance where you can approach the Chef for any assistance/clarifications regarding the recipes you would have collected over the past three/four days. After dinner, walk back to your cottage at Marari Beach and start making plans for your next visit.
Morning, after breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Cochin International airport for your flight back home, feeling contended about a wonderful once in a lifetime holiday you spent in the God's Own Country. Do some soghtseeing and shopping in Kochi depending on the time of your flight.
The map covers a distance of 376KMs; starting the trip from Cochin International Airport to Thekkady, Kumarakom and Marari; and coming back to Cochin International Airport for departure.
Per person from ₹34990
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