Obviously Kerala: Ayurveda Retreat and Nature Tour 2017

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KERALA AYURVEDA RETREAT AND NATURE TOUR 2017.

 

A journey of 14 nights and 15 days, between May and September 2017 in the tropical South of India, Kerala.

Experience the healing powers of Ayurveda combined with nature.

From R41 375

Inclusive of flights, accommodation and meals

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Kerala is a tropical bliss with an idyllic coastline and lush tropical hills in the south of India.

The Obvious Choice invites you to join us for a journey of 14 nights and 15 days as we explore the beauty of Kerala’s nature, combined with daily Ayuervedic treatments. Ayurveda is a holistic system of medicine from India that uses a constitutional model to restore and boost your health.

Your journey includes a personal Ayuervedic consultation, and diet-plan. Daily yoga and meditation sessions are also included. All your meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served as per your prescribed Ayurvedic diet-plan (natural foods only) – no painful side-effects. Destinations include Fort Kochi, Alleppey, Kumarakom, and Marari Beach. Learn more about Ayurveda cooking by attending an interactive voluntary Ayurveda cooking class presented by your personal chef.

This package includes flights, accommodation on twin sharing basis, half-day guided excursion in the Aymanam Village,  Backwater cruise by House Boat with Kerala lunch on board, Manjappally Plantation Bungalow visit, guided Spice Plantation Tour in Thekkady, half-day Bamboo Rafting and Trekking-guided excursion, guided Ethnic tour of Old Cochin, transfers – to and from airport in Cochin.

Restore and rejuvenate your mind, body and soul. It’s time.

R 41,375.00

(Single Room Supplement: R 11,250.00)

 

 

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ITINERARY

DAY 1: Arrival at Cochin International Airport – Kumarakom (2.5 hours). Ayurveda consultation Overnight at your hotel – Coconut Lagoon, Kumarakom.

DAY 2: Kumarakom. Yoga, meditation and breakfast.  Ayurveda treatments. Half-day excursions in Aymanam Village. Overnight at Coconut Lagoon.

DAY 3: Kumarakom – Cochin – Kumarakom (70 Km / 2 hrs – one way).  Ethnic tour Old Kochi (6 hrs).  Dinner and overnight at Coconut Lagoon, Kumarakom.

DAY 4: Kumarakom. Yoga and meditation, customized treatments administered by experienced physician and trained masseurs and masseuses as prescribed. All your meals on Ayurvedic diets are included. Overnight at Coconut Lagoon, Kumarakom.

DAY 5: Kumarakom. Yoga and meditation, customised treatments administered by experienced physician and trained masseurs and masseuses as prescribed. All your meals on Ayurvedic diets are included. Overnight at Kumarakom.

DAY 6: Kumarakom – Thekkady (130 Km / 4 hrs).  En route stops at Manjappally Plantation Bungalow and Periyar Wildlife Reserve. Overnight at Spice Village Hotel, Thekkady.

DAY 7: Thekkady. Spice Plantation Tour and markets, followed by your Ayurvedic programme massages at Spice Village. Indian Classic Dance Show, dinner and overnight at Spice Village Hotel.

DAY 8: Thekkady. Half-day Bamboo-rafting after breakfast. Overnight at Spice Village, Thekkady.

DAY 9: Breakfast at Spice Village. Day free at leisure to focus on Ayurvedic treatments, massages and Ayurveda cooking demonstration. Make the most of your hotel’s complimentary activities. Overnight at Spice Village, Thekkady.

DAY 10: Thekkady – Marari Beach (150 Km / 4.5 hrs). Check in at Marari Beach Resort, followed by your Ayurvedic consultation. Ayurvedic doctor on site. Dinner and overnight at Marari Beach Resort.

DAY 11: Marari Beach – Alleppey – Marari Beach (30 Km / 45 mnts). Backwaters Cruise and Keralan lunch on board. Dinner and overnight at Marari Beach Resort.

DAY 12: Marari beach. Ayurvedic treatments. Rest of day free at leisure.

DAY 13: Marari Beach. Ayurvedic treatments. Rest of day free at leisure for sea, sun, surf and sand.

DAY 14: Marari Beach. Ayurvedic treatments. Rest of day free at leisure for sea, sun, surf and sand.

DAY 15: Marari Beach – Cochin Airport (100 kms/21/2 hrs). Transfer after breakfast. Departure.

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Zaritha van Wyngaardt, owner and founder of the Obvious Choice, visited Kerala in 2016. Click here to view images and highlights.

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