Day 01: Arrival / Cochin
Late night arrival. Meeting and
assistance upon arrival as our representatives welcome you and
escort you to your car.
Whilst the room keys and check-in
is organized, our representative would introduce the tour to you and
hand over the documents to you.
Welcome to India, or
as we say 'atithi devo bhava' (the guest is an incarnation of God).
Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you!
at Taj Malabar - a 5* Taj Group Hotel
02: Cochin / Alleppey / Houseboat (200 Kms) (04 Hrs Drive)
breakfast we ride to Alleppey for a houseboat experience through the
narrow canals and channels of the backwaters of Kerala.
materials that go into the making of houseboat are all local and
Eco-friendly; bamboo poles, coconut fiber ropes, bamboo mats carpets
etc. The main wood used is "Anjali ". The Houseboat
provides all comforts - Beds, a kitchen, western toilets and an
upper deck. Traditional lanterns are used as lights. The cuisine is
of traditional Kerala flavour along with the local Specialities -
delicious fish and prawns.
We spend the day Cruising on our
boat through remote tribal villages along the tranquil backwaters of
Kerala is a superb experience. Sensational in its own silent way,
the cruise takes you along snake boat docks, friendly cheering
villagers, coir (Jute) making communities, toddy (local spirit)
shops, fishing nets pitched for the day's catch, bunded paddy fields
and manual canoes of different sizes criss-crossing each other. The
experience enables you to reach beautiful untouched areas.
Day 03: Houseboat /
Allepey / Purnagram - The Holistic Health Village
we disembark at Allepey Boat Jetty and drive to Purunagram, Holistic
Village, where we check into a River Facing Cottage. Situated on the
banks of Kerala's most sacred river Purna (Periyar), Purnagram
provides an Ashram atmosphere, which is enhanced by a natural
healing enviornment. Purnagram is a Complete Holistic Health Village
where authentic and tradional Ayurveda and Yoga are offered.
Ayurveda remains it's prime speciality, Purnagram also offers
Complementary Therapies like Yoga & Meditation, Reiki and
Yoga and Meditation are fundamental to
the Indian System of Holistic Healing. The activities at Purnagram
have been conceived as a way of life and extend far beyond the
conventional concepts of Yoga and Meditation.
there are learned and experienced instructors offering Yoga and
Spiritual classes in an Asram atmosphere. There is exclusive
facility for practicing Yoga in eco - friendly Classes. The rooms
and Cottages incorporate traditional Kerala Architecture that blend
presence of Lord Dhanwanthary Temple in the campus of
Purnagram is yet another attraction to all visiting Purnagram.
from the Yoga Lessons, the guests can also expect classes on
Meditation, Healing etc... during their stay in Purnagram. The place
has received a GREEN LEAF CERTIFICATE from Govt of Kerala for
providing high quality Ayurvedic Treatments and accommodation.
Day 04 - 09: Purnagram -
The Holistic Health Village
Days at leisure to undertake
Ayurvedic treatment, Yoga & Meditation
Day 10: Purnagram / Cochin
Cochin / Departure
Transfer to Cochin airport to connect
your onward flight back home.