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Houseboat Spa and Wellness Retreat | 12 Days

12 Days
  • Bus, Airlines
  • 3 Stars Hotels
  • 5,416 metres
  • Delhi
  • Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, March
  • Festival Tour
  • All meals during the trip
  • English
  • Easy to Moderate
  • 2-25
  • 1
  • 75
  • 2 - 25

Overview

Kerala, one of the most popular states in the southern region of India, is known to be the centre of Ayurveda treatment. It has everything from tea plantations to backwaters, mountains, and even beaches. The hills, meadows, and leaves that make up this beautiful state are perpetually green.

You can’t help but be amazed at Kerala’s beautiful wonder, the ‘God’s country. Feel calm and breathe the cool sea breeze in the relaxing seaside town of Cochin, marvel at some of the fascinating buildings, and soothe your inner soul by experiencing the Alleppey backwater tour on a houseboat. You’ll appreciate what the best yoga resorts in Kerala have to offer. At the resort, pamper yourself with modern yoga and meditation facilities with a traditional twist. Furthermore, you will also explore the iconic attractions of Mumbai. So, get ready for an unforgettable vacation.

Highlights

  • Experience a serene vacation with Ayurvedic spa treatments, yoga, pranayama, and meditation.
  • Enjoy daily Ayurvedic consultations and treatments, including learning Yog Sutras, Sanskrit mantras, and Dharmasutra.
  • Visit Mumbai's Gateway of India and Hanging Garden, and explore Cochin's historical landmarks, including the Jewish Synagogue and St. Francis Church.
  • Discover the healing touch of Ayurveda, organic foods, and local culture through spa therapy and cooking classes.
  • Sail through Kerala's tranquil backwaters, spend the night on a houseboat, and be captivated by a Kathakali dance performance.
  • Visit an organic farm, attend awareness classes, and de-stress while living a stimulating experience.

Itinerary

On arrival at Mumbai airport, you will be assisted by a Traveda travel representative at the airport and dropped to your luxury hotel. After freshening up, head outside for a Mumbai sightseeing tour, including the Gateway of India, built in the year 1924, which is one of the most important landmarks here; Hanging Garden, Haji Ali Dargah – An extremely popular mosque and dargah that is located on an island, off the coast of Worli. The remaining time is free until the next morning.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
3 Stars Hotel
Day 2 :
Mumbai

After morning breakfast, we’ll head to the Elephanta caves (a UNESCO world heritage site).

Elephanta Caves are located across the bay and can only be reached by steamboat or boat, which operate according to specific times and tides on the ocean. You will have a guided tour of these beautiful caves dedicated to the Hindu mythological gods. As soon as you get back to your hotel, stop by the spa in the Quan Spa-managed hotel.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today morning after breakfast, check out from the hotel. Our representative will assist you at the hotel for a transfer to Mumbai airport to board a flight to Cochin. Upon arrival at Cochin airport, our representative will assist you at the airport for your transfer to Kumarakom (78 Kms / 2 Hrs.). Check into your hotel as soon as you arrive at Kumarakom. At the resort, spend the night.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Begin your journey of the Ayurveda holiday package, and rejuvenate your weary mind, body, and soul. During your stay at our Ayurveda retreat in Kumarakom. You’ll get the best of spa therapies, massages, Ayurveda treatments, and yoga classes. The designated doctors will decide your Ayurveda program, therapies, and meals according to your session and body needs.

You can take advantage of herbal body massages, yoga and meditation sessions, nutritious yogic meals, steam rooms, cosmetic treatments, etc. Before treatment begins, a consultation by the resident physician is scheduled, and the experience will be relaxing and refreshing. There is also a small library with several good reads on Ayurveda. This 7-day resort stay with Ayurveda treatment will give you an excellent and refreshing experience.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After savouring breakfast at the resort, begin your journey to the next destination, Kottayam. Upon arrival, make your way to the jetty and prepare to embark on a houseboat ride from Kottayam to Alleppey, the backwater hub of Kerala, which has been given the epithet the “Of Venice of the East.”

The houseboat is referred to as a kettuvallam in Kerala. It will be an overnight cruise on a well-appointed houseboat with well-appointed rooms. The tour also includes a trained chef and rower guide. Enjoy the tranquil atmosphere and green surroundings as the boat cruises through the calm water channels. Be sure to spot colourful birdlife through the Alleppey houseboat tour.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 11 :
Cochin

Upon arrival in Cochin, have a delicious breakfast on the houseboat and, check out, disembark from the houseboat. Start your road trip to the wonderful city of Kochi tour. You can check into the hotel after arriving. After freshening up, head outside for a Kochi sightseeing tour filled with Portuguese, Dutch, and British architecture.

The day’s first visit is to the Jewish Synagogue, built around 1568. The Paradesi Synagogue, which also boasts lovely hand-painted blue and white Chinese tiles, is another name. Visit the magnificent Jewish Synagogue, which was constructed in 1568. Next in line is India’s oldest European church, St. Francis Church. Next, visit the Dutch Palace, also called Mattancherry Palace. This lovely structure also has impressive murals, some old but interesting palanquins, and other old things on display. Now head towards the Chinese fishing nets as well. The night is scheduled to attend a Kathakali performance. Night in hotel.

Day 12 :
Departure

Get up and have breakfast at the hotel on the final day of the tour. You can depart in time to board your subsequent flight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Cost

The Cost Includes

  • Accommodation at 4/5-star hotels with all meals and taxes
  • Ac transport as per seating capacity
  • Tour guide and language expert
  • Airport pick up and drop
  • All transfers
  • Sightseeing
  • Sanitary essentials
  • All taxes related to hotels and transport
  • Entrance fee for monuments

The Cost Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Visa fee
  • Airport taxes
  • Porter charges at airport/railway
  • Any tips
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations

FAQs

What documents do I need for the trip?

You will typically need a valid passport with at least six months’ validity beyond your intended return date. Some countries may require a visa, so check the visa requirements for your destination and ensure you have obtained the necessary visas before traveling.

What should I pack for the trip?

It’s important to pack according to the climate and activities of your destination. Essentials include clothing appropriate for the weather, comfortable footwear, toiletries, medications, travel adapters, and important documents such as passports, visas, and travel insurance information.

Is travel insurance necessary?

While travel insurance is not mandatory for all trips, it is highly recommended. Travel insurance provides coverage for unforeseen events such as trip cancellations, medical emergencies, lost luggage, and other unexpected expenses. It offers peace of mind and financial protection during your travels.

How do I handle currency and payments while traveling?

It’s advisable to carry a combination of cash and cards. Research the currency used in your destination and exchange currency before your trip or withdraw cash from ATMs upon arrival. Notify your bank of your travel plans to avoid card issues abroad. Credit and debit cards are widely accepted, but it’s wise to carry some cash for smaller purchases and emergencies.

What safety precautions should I take during the trip?

Prioritize your safety by being aware of your surroundings, avoiding risky areas, and staying vigilant against scams and theft. Keep your valuables secure, use reputable transportation services, and follow local laws and customs. Stay updated on travel advisories and register with your embassy or consulate in case of emergencies.

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Houseboat Spa and Wellness Retreat | 12 Days
From $1,200
/ Adult
From $600
/ Teen
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  • Professional Local Guide
  • Bus, Airlines
  • 3 Stars Hotels
  • 5,416 metres
  • Delhi
  • Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, March
  • Festival Tour
  • All meals during the trip
  • English
  • Easy to Moderate
  • 2-25
  • 1
  • 75
  • 2 - 25