Have a great restorative & transformational experience with a small group travelling to luscious tropical Kerala in South India, with local facilitators.
The 3 & 4 stars resorts have all facilities including swimming pool, garden, private beach or lake access, as well as being near temples which held magnificent functions.
13 Days -Experience Kerala
28 January – 8 February 2019 ~ €899 pps
We are committed to ethical, environmental and spiritual values, and to lead a healthy and harmonious lifestyle. We like to provide healthy organic food – good food is like a medicine for spirit and body. Our program is a blend of sightseeing, relaxation, Ayurvedic treatments and Yoga, Meditation and contemplative walks in nature.
Its culture and traditions, coupled with its varied demographics, have made Kerala one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. National Geographic’s Traveller magazine names Kerala as one of the “ten paradises of the world” and “50 must see destinations of a lifetime”.It has been named also as “One of the 100 great trips for the 21st century”.
The best time to visit is September to February, peak time is December to January
The most popular tourist attractions in the state are beaches, backwaters and hill stations; Ayurvedic tourism, wildlife sanctuaries and bird-watching are very popular activities. Amazing beautiful temples, mosques and churches can be seen almost everywhere.
Itinerary February 2019
January 27: Leave from your local airport for the international flight to Trivandrum
January 28: Arrive at Trivandrum airport – pick up and drive to hotel – relax in hotel
January 29: Trivandrum sightseeing, including the Ayurveda Ashram near-by
January 30: Morning, drive to Kanyakumary (~2.5h drive), the tip of the Indian subcontinent and the point of convergence of three seas – the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal and The Indian Ocean. On the way stop at the Suchindaram Temple
January 31: Sightseeing in Kanyakumary, including the visit to Swami Vivekananda Temple in the middle of the Ocean
February 1: Morning drive to Kovalam – on the way stop and visit the Ashram famous for its devotion to Sri Hanuman – check in our beach resort
February 2 & 3: Enjoy Kovalam
February 4: Morning drive to the backwaters of the Ashtamudi Lake, to board our houseboat for a day trip – evening desembark the houseboat and check in our resort on the Lake
February 5: After breakfast, we are driving to Varkala – settle in our beach resort
February 6: Enjoy Varkala
February 7: Enjoy our beach resort, local excursions on foot, visiting the local village
February 8: After breakfast, drive to Trivandrum Airport to catch the return flight / onward destination
Each Day (when not travelling):
6.30am: Meditation / yoga
Rest of the day: travel as above, time for Ayurvedic treatments and free time for one’s choice
2019 Price: €899 per person sharing – Single Supplement – not available
2019 Extension* : add 5 days on the hill station of Munnar for €399 (*in January)
NOTE: bookings now open
Included: a luxury houseboat cruise excursion on the backwaters, with lunch and snacks included, cooked and served on the boat
Please note: this is a land tour, flights are not included. Price include transport to/from airport and to/from destination, accommodation in hotel on a sharing basis, breakfast, other meals as above described; use of the facilities, yoga & meditation activities as above and when possible through the trip schedule – excludes tips and all extra activities not specifically indicated – We encourage sharing and we can organise for people to meet before the trip; single supplement is otherwise €699.
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