Kerala Culture Culinary Experience

Kerala Culture Culinary Experience

Duration : 10 Days / 9 Nights

Day 01 : Cochin Arrival : Arrive at Cochin airport where you will be received by our company representative holding a placard and shall assist you to the hotel in Fort Cochin for check in. In the afternoon guided city tour visiting Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, St. Francis Church where Vasco De Gama was first buried, Santa Cruz Basilica and the Chinese Fishing Nets. Later in the evening of Culture of Kerala, free time to explore the lovely town on your town and enjoy sea food from the beach side restaurant. Overnight stay at Fort Cochin

Day 02 : Cochin : After an early breakfast drive to Nimmy Paul's home to attend cooking demonstration classes and have delicious lunch. Nimmy shall take you to the market to buy the fresh vegetables and fish, then the cleaning, cutting and cooking procedure will follow. After lunch drive back to Fort Cochin and visit the Greenix cultural village to watch some Kerala art performances including Kathakali and Kalaripayattu of Kerala Culture Tradition. Overnight stay at Fort Cochin

Day 03 : Cochin : Vagamon : After breakfast drive to Vagamon - a small isolated hill station to check into the lovely homestay called Vanilla County. You will be warmly received by the host and served with delicious Kerala food. In the evening walk through the plantations and relax in the natural pond nearby. Overnight stay at Vanilla County.

Day 04 : Vagamon : After breakfast do the local sightseeing visiting the church on the hill top, the dairy farm, etc. Later return to the homestay, attend the cooking demonstration class and have delicious meals. Overnight stay at Vanilla County

Day : 05 : Vagamon : Kanjirapally : After breakfast drive to the lovely village called Kanjirapally where the beautiful homestay Kalaketty Estate is situated. Check into the homestay and relax for the day overlooking the plantations and the paddy fields of culture of kerala. Your host Mrs. Anuja and Mr. Kurien will take good care of you and will serve you with delicious homely Kerala food. Overnight stay at Kalaketty Estate

Day : 06 : Kanjirapally : After breakfast you will be shown around the plantation, the various spices, fruits grown, the rubber trees and the making of rubber sheets. Later visit the bee farm, temple and the school for blind. In the evening learn Indian cooking with Mrs. Anuja who will teach you some mouth watering cuisine. Overnight stay at Kalaketty Estate

Day : 07 : Kanjirapally : Alleppey : After breakfast, check out from the homestay and drive to the lovely backwater destination called Alleppey to embark the private houseboat at 12noon and cruise in the narrow canals. During the cruise you can visit ancient temples, churches, paddy fields and can watch the day to day activities of the local people who live close to these backwater canals. Your crew will look after you and will serve you with delicious Kerala food on board. Overnight stay at Deluxe Airconditioned Houseboat (Kindly note the aircondition in the houseboat will be switched on from 9pm to 7am only)

Day 8 : Alleppey : Cherthala : After breakfast disembark the houseboat by 9.30am, from where you will be picked once again and drive to the lovely homestay at Cherthala called Ayanat House. Check in and you will be served with delicious Kerala food during the stay. Spend the day relaxing and chatting with the family. You have the option for plantation walk, see toddy tapping (traditional Kerala alcohol) and attending the cooking demonstration classes of kerala culture tradition. Overnight stay at Ayanat House

Day 9 : Cherthala : After breakfast visit the local village and see the coir and rope making activities which the villagers are engaged in. Then see the farmers working in the field, visit the prawns farm and doing fishing. You can also work along with them in the field or try fishing. If you catch any fish then host shall serve that fish for you in dinner. Later enjoy country boat ride to explore the narrow backwater canals of culture of kerala. Overnight stay at Ayanat House

Day 10 : Cherthala : Cochin Departure : On this day depending upon your flight schedule, you will be given departure assistance to Cochin airport to board the flight back home