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Sacred Southern India

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8 Nights
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Stimulate all senses on an amazing adventure

Set out on an once-in-a-lifetime adventure through Southern India that will change you, mind, body, and soul. Take in the beautiful natural scenery, exotic wildlife, breathtaking temples, and mouthwatering flavors folded into local food and drink. Center yourself each morning with a daily yoga session before adventuring, give back by planting trees and participating in community service, and experience India.

What's Included
  • Round-trip economy class airfare to Cochin (COK)
  • Round-trip airport transfers
  • 2 nights in Cochin (also known as Kochi) at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Kochi, or similar
  • Cochin city tour
  • Cochin evening Hindu temple visit
  • Cochin community service project at Jansewa Sishusadan, dedicated to women & children
  • Transfer from Cochin to Thekkady
  • 2 nights in Thekkady at the Greenwoods Resort Thekkady, or similar
  • Visit to a spice plantation
  • Cardamom Experience
  • Visit to Periyar Wildlife Reserve, including boat ride on Lake Periyar
  • Southern India cooking demonstration
  • Tree planting ceremony
  • Tea session
  • 1 night in AC Houseboat on the Kerala backwaters
  • Transfer to Kollam
  • 2 nights in Kollam at the Fragrant Nature Backwater Resort & Ayurveda Spa Kollam, or similar
  • Visit to Amma's Ashram
  • Transfer from Kollam to Cochin
  • 1 night in Cochin at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Kochi, or similar
  • Visit to a Brahmin home to learn the art of Kolam
  • Kathakali Dance Show at a local theatre
  • Daily yoga & meditation including use of yoga mat
  • Breakfast daily, 7 lunches & 7 dinners
  • Services of a local Health & Wellness Manager
Great Ways to Explore
  • Learn about the spiritual art of Kolam while visiting an authentic Brahmin home.
  • Begin your day by greeting the sun with a daily yoga session.
  • Give back to the local communities by partaking in projects that help local women and children who have been through the unthinkable.
  • Sink your teeth into the explosion of flavors that makes India a fantastic culinary destination.
  • Enjoy the luxury of staying at hand-picked hotels that blend comfort with the traditional beauty of the land.
Package Overview

Move in time to the sweet sound of Indian music as a Kathkali dance flows before you. Let bold spices and blooming floral fragrances wash over your senses, start your mornings with a Sun Salutation during your yoga sessions, and explore the rich culture permeating India.

Balance luxury with philanthropy throughout your trip. You get to help out at a local school and charity organization focused on protecting women and children, as well as visit spectacular Hindu temples and tour through the city. You can plant trees in Thekkady, visit amazing spice plantations, unwind as you float along Kerala backwaters on a house boat, and enjoy amazing and authentic meals.

Trek through the stunning Periyar Wildlife Reserve and keep an eye out for elephants and tigers! Move among these amazing animals, catch a show at a local theater, visit a traditional Brahmin home, and more while taking in the splendor available to you.

Package ID: PK-GC4P-SH-SPS-COK

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