Kerala is the centre of the renowned Ayurveda – the science of life – traditional medical techniques with thousands of years of practice. This tour, while visiting a variety of scenic locations, provides the opportunity to indulge in the relaxation techniques of yoga, Ayurvedic massage and meditation. The tour starts in Cochin – “Queen of the Arabian Sea” – with a day of sight-seeing in the famous port city.
The tour takes in Thekaddy with the Periyar National Park – an opportunity to maybe spot a tiger in the wild! Then its on to the tranquility of the Kerala backwaters, with a day and a night on a houseboat – relax and enjoy as local life passes you by. Finish with an extended stay at an environmentally conscious resort, with fabulous beach, pools and delightful accommodation.
Each day brings the opportunity to explore local culture, visit local markets and craft workshops. And each day there is the opportunity for an Ayurvedic massage selected from a menu of treatments. Local gurus can lead you in yoga and meditation, to really relax and rejuvenate you throughout your tour. Ayurvedic doctors are available for consultation as needed.