Tour Duration : 10 Days / 09 Nights
Destionation : Cochin - Periyar - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Kollam - Amma Ashram - Kovalam
We provide South India Yoga tour, South India yoga meditation tour, yoga tour package of South India, South India yoga tour packages and many more.
South India Yoga - Description
Day 01 : Arrive Cochin
Yoga South India(Check in time 1200 Hrs) Upon arrival, you shall met & assisted with your baggages at the airport by Hunnyfly Holidays executive and transferred to prebooked hotel.
Day 02 : Cochin - Periyar (165 Kms/05 Hrs)
After breakfast check out of the hotel and depart for the sightseeing of Cochin visiting - 'The Jewish Synagogue' at the heart of what is locally called the Jew Town, 'The St. Francis Church', the oldest European Church in India, 'The Santa Cruz Basilica' originally built in 1557 by the Portuguese, The Dutch Palace, Spice market at the narrow streets. Later drive towards Periyar. The name Periyar comes after the Dam made here by the English in 1895. A wild life reserve hence is an ideal place to track down wild life such as Elephants, Bison, Deer and numerous other varieties of birds. The landscape here is with very tropical and you will be surrounded by tea, coffee & other spices. On arrival check into hotel and rest of the day free. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03 : Periyar
Early morning at 06.00am you go on a Guided Jungle walk at the Periyar tiger Reserve/national Park. This 03hrs walk (not very hard) is very interesting and gives you the chance to see the wildlife life at a very close distance. If you are lucky you may even spot the rarely sighted leopards & tigers. In afternoon leave for a guided plantation tour to the nearby garden where in various species of spices and other aromatic plants are cultivated. The guide explains & clarifies your doubts on this tour and later move for the most popular boat trip at the National Park - the best way to observe game in wild is by boat. There are many animals to see, including herds of elephants, bison's and packs of wild boars that roam through the woods and parade along the shores of the lake just before sunrise and sunset. Return to hotel and rest. (Overnight at Periyar)
Day 04 : Periyar - Kumarakom (130 Kms/4 Hrs)
Boat Ride After breakfast check out of hotel and drive to Kumarakom that lies at the shores of the enchanting Vembanad Lake, it's a small town hush. Redolent of restful peace. A boat ride in the countryside offers a close look into an engaging rustic life. Skiff-fishermen launching their cockleshell boats. Large flotillas of ducks waddling down to the water from thatched houses on the banks. Women, neck-deep in water, with their waist-length hair heaped in a crown, searching for fish with there feet. And aimless cattle grazing in lush pastureland, where white lotuses lie here and there in small, low-lying pools. Sections of the curved roof of wood or plaited palm open out to provide shade and allow uninterrupted views. On arrival, check in to hotel. Day leisure for, own activities. (Overnight in hotel at Kumarakom)
Day 05 : Kumarakom
Morning free for own leisure activities and in the evening enjoy the sunset cruises. (Overnight stay at Kumarakom)
Day 06 : Kumarakom - Alleppey (By Houseboat)
Cruises Alleppey round trip .After breakfast check out of the hotel and drive towards Alleppey - the land of Backwaters. Check out from the hotel around 10.30am and drive to Alleppey - the land of Backwaters w ith the Arabian Sea in the west and a vast network of lakes, lagoons and fresh water rivers crisscrossing it, Alleppey is a district of immense natural beauty. Referred to as the 'Venice of the East' this backwater country is also home to diverse animal and bird life. By virtue of its proximity to the sea, the town has always enjoyed a unique place in the maritime history of Kerala. All meals on board. (Overnight on board)
Note : The houseboat cruise will start around 12 noon. You will cruise for some time, and the crew will stop the boat for lunch. You will then cruise again until 6 pm, when it will stop for the night to leave the Backwaters free for the fishermen. Dinner will be served onboard. In the morning, after breakfast, the boat will start again and the cruise will end around 9 am.
The meal by default is always Kerala non-vegetarian. Please let us know in advance if you have any food preference.
The shower will only be a hand-shower. The water in the shower will be cold. It is possible to get hot water on request to the crew, but it will only come in a bucket.
Day 07 : Alleppey To Kollam (185 Kms/4.5 Hrs)
After breakfast check out of the boat and drive towards Kollam. On arrival check in at the hotel and rest of the day free for own activities. (Overnight stay at Kollam)
Day 08 : Kollam/Day Excursion Visit Amma Ashram
Yoga Early morning Yoga & Meditation classes. Breakfast at hotel Visit Amma ashram in Amritapuri in afternoon Visiting hours ( 13.00Hrs - 17.00Hrs ) .Return back to Hotel .( Over night stay at hotel ) .
Amma 's Darshan on Wenesday , Thursday, Saturday & Sunday . There is no darshan on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays .
Day 09 : Kollam - Kovalam (80 Kms/2 Hrs)
Early morning Yoga & Meditation classes. Breakfast at hotel
After breakfast check out of the hotel and drive towards Kovalam. On arrival check in at the hotel and rest of the day free for own activities. (Overnight stay at Kovalam)
Day 10 : Departure Transfer To Trivandrum Airport
After breakfast check out of the hotel and drive towards Trivandrum airport for the onward flight.