11 Nights / 12 Days
Mumbai - Cochin - Periyar - Cochin
Day 01: Departure from Home
Departure from home country.
Day 02: Mumbai
Arrive Mumbai. Transfer to hotel.
Day 03: Mumbai - Cochin - Periyar
Transfer to airport to board flight for Cochin. Arrive Cochin and drive directly to Periyar which lies in the shade of Cardamom Hills and is a beautiful area of tranquil winding roads, tea gardens, rubber estates and spice plantations. Check-in at the hotel. If you are up to it, you can visit the resident Vaidya ( Ayurveda Doctor ) for consultation. You can also do it the following day.
Day 04 - Day 10: Periyar
Ayurveda Therapy at Periyar. Seven days have now been set aside for the Ayurveda Therapy. The resident Doctor after consultation, plans your programme and will also suggest your diet and the therapy commences in right earnest. Please remember that during this period you should not exert yourself and for best result no alcohol, no tobacco and strict vegetarian diet. The therapy involves various herbal massages, steam baths and yoga. If you follow all the directions of the Vaidya, we can assure that you will come out totally relaxed and a great feeling of wellness. Remember to bring some of your favourite books to catch up on all the reading you may have missed.
Day 11: Periyar
The Rejuvenation Therapy is over, but it is best to relax and allow your body to re-adjust after one week of message.
Day 12: Periyar - Cochin
Your last day at Periyar, perhaps you could do a boat safari in lake Periyar and try to catch a wild elephant. After lunch drive to cochin. Check-in at hotel.
Day 13: Cochin
Morning short tour of Cochin. Cochin is the natural harbour created by the famed underwater Malabar mud-banks whose quality ensures that the rougher the seas are outside the calmer the waters are within the Harbour. Vasco-de-Gama placed it on the world map. It has a Jewish Synagogue, Portuguese churches, mosques & Hindu temples. Watch the Chinese Fishing Nets. Later drive to airport to board flight for onward journey.