Signature

Kerala

Details & Inclusions

10 Days / 9 Nights

Our Signature Kerala allows you to experience Kerala like a local. Unhurried. ​


It was designed to provide you with more breadth.

In addition, our Signature travelers experience Munnar’s lush tea country, a must-visit.

Itinerary


   DAY 1   

Morning
​Day/Aft

​Stay


  • Pickup at Kochi Airport (Code: COK)

  • Fort Kochi - the global intersection of Jews, Arabs,
    Portuguese, Dutch, English​

  • Kochi​​


DAY 2

Morning
Day/Aft
Evening
Stay 


  • Travel to Backwaters​

  • R&R - Ayurveda massage​

  • R&R - Lakefront Dinner

  • Kumarakom


DAY 3

Day


Evening

Stay


  • Off the beaten path in Cherthala - meet
    with villagers, fishermen, farmers
  • R&R​
  • Kumarakom


DAY 4


​Morning
Evening
Stay

  • R&R: Marari Beach​
  • Dinner at the Luke family home​
  • Kottayam

DAY 5

 

Morning
Afternoon
Evening
​Stay


  • Drive to Kumily​
  • R&R: Spice shopping / antique hunting / cafes​
  • Arts Performance - Kathakali, classical Indian dance-drama
  • Kumily​

   DAY 6   

 

Morning
Day
Stay


  • Early AM boating at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary​ 
  • Drive to Munnar​
  • ​Munnar

DAY 7

 

Morning 
Aft
Evening
Stay

 


  • Walk through the tea estates, learn tea economics
  • R&R - tea and more biscuits
  • Dinner & Discussion: Kerala Family & Community Structure 
  • Munnar

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DAY 8

  

Day
Aft/Evening
Stay


  • Drive to idyllic Moolamattom
  • R&R  - biking, hiking
  • ​Moolamattom

DAY 9


Morning
Day/Aft
Evening
​Stay

  

  • R&R: Nature Hike​
  • Hands On: Art of Living - Yoga, Meditation, Ayurveda
  • Dinner, farewell reflection
  • ​Moolamattom​

DAY 10


Morning
Day/Aft​


  • Discussion: Making of Modern Kerala
  • Depart for Kochi for your next destination

R&R is Rest & Relaxation | ​The above is our suggested itinerary, and can be tailored as requested

Number of Days


  10 days, 9 nights

Start / Finish


  Kerala’s Kochi/Cochin Airport (Airport Code: COK) 

  - can be reached through direct flights from Dubai, Doha, 

  Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai


Accommodation


  Queen beds (couples, singles), and twin beds sharing (friends, family)  


Food


  Locally sourced food at local establishments (vegetarian-friendly)

Transport


  All transportation while on the 10 days included

What is Included


  Full service of Tripthi leaders, local subject experts, 

  all accommodations,all meals, transfer to/from airport, 

  transport within Kerala, Ayurveda massage


  What is not Included  


  Flights, local airport taxes, tips, alcoholic beverages / shopping


suggested months & key events

August  September | Onam (ancient festival)

March  April | Temple festivals, Monsoon season

November – FebruaryIdeal weather