Kerala Rejuvenation TourDuration: 14 Nights / 15 Days Tour
Destinations: Trivandrum » Thottapally » Alleppey » Kumarakom » Periyar » Munnar » Cochin » Kovalam » Trivandrum
Day 1 : On the day 1 of the Kerala Rejuvenation Tour with Luxury Indian Holidays you arrive in Trivandrum, Kerala, South India where the tour guide meets you and arranges for you to check in at a hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 2 : On the day 2 of the Kerala Rejuvenation Tour with Luxury Indian Holidays the holiday itinerary includes a drive to Thottapally where the tour guide helps you check in at a Houseboat. You have your lunch and dinner on board and stay overnight on board the Houseboat cruising through the Alleppey backwaters.
Day 3 : Disembark from the Houseboat after breakfast at Alleppey, Kerala, South India on the day 3 of the Kerala Rejuvenation Tour with Luxury Indian Holidays. Later the tour guide arranges for you to be driven to Kumarakom, Kerala, South India. You stay overnight at the resort in Kumarakom on the banks of the Kerala backwaters.
Day 4 : On the day 4 of the Kerala Rejuvenation Tour with Luxury Indian Holidays the holiday tour itinerary includes a trip to Periyar, Kerala, South India. The holiday tour itinerary includes a boat cruise on the Lake Periyar where you can spot wild animals near the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. You stay overnight at the hotel in Periyar, Kerala, South India.
Day 5 : On the day 5 of the Kerala Rejuvenation Tour with Luxury Indian Holidays the holiday tour itinerary includes a drive to Munnar, Kerala, South India. You check in at a hotel and then enjoy rejuvenating holiday tours to the Munnar National Park and the nearby Tea Plantations. You stay overnight in Munnar, Kerala, South India.
Day 6 : On the day 6 of the Kerala Rejuvenation Tour with Luxury Indian Holidays the holiday tour itinerary includes a drive to Cochin, Kerala, South India where on arrival you check into a hotel followed by afternoon city sightseeing tours. Enjoy a cultural evening at the hotel and stay overnight at the hotel in Cochin, Kerala, South India.
Day 7 : On the day 7 of the Kerala Rejuvenation Tour with Luxury Indian Holidays the holiday tour itinerary includes a drive to Kovalam, Kerala, South India where you check in at the Ayurvedic Treatment Centre.
Day 8 to 14 : Enjoy a 7 day ayurvedic treatment program as advised by the doctor at the Kovalam ayurvedic resort..
Day 15 : On the day 15 of your Kerala Rejuvenation Tour with luxury Indian Holidays the tour guide arranges for you to be driven to Trivandrum, Kerala, South India so that you can board your international flight back home.
Situated 3 km form Palakkad, the Vishwanatha Swamy shrine is the oldest Shiva temple. The annual chariot temple is a gala event. The annual 'Ratholsavam' or Chariot Festival at Sri Viswanantha Swamy temple lasts for seven days.
The festival is dominated by three magnificent chariots, bedecked with flowers and flags, each sanctified by the presence of the lord.
Amidst the soul stirring chants, thousands of people and millions of hands try to reach out to be one of the privileged to have the honour of pulling the chariots, as they proceed in stately grandeur.
Thriprayar Temple, located south of Thrissur is one of the important temples dedicated to Lord Rama. The impressive wood carvings, sculptures and Mural Paintings are an interesting sight to see here. The 11 day temple festival is held in November / December and includes a parade of 17 elephants.
During the Onam festival in the months of August / September, there is a snake boat race. There are regular buses to Thriprayar from the Shakthan Thamburan bus stand.
Chottanikkara temple, located near Ernakulam enshrines Bhagawati - the mother Goddess, is one of the most popular deities in Kerala.
People who have mental illness seek refuge in the divine mother, who graciously cures all her devotees. Goddess Rajarajeswari is the presiding deity. This deity is worshipped in three different forms - as Saraswati in the morning - draped in white, as Bhadrakali at noon draped in crimson, and as Durga in the evening decked in blue.
The image in the shrine is not fixed to the ground and is mounted on loose sand. Water offered during ablution ceremonies percolates underground.
Vadukkumnnatha is an important Shiva temple, in downtown Thrissur, Kerala. This is one of Kerala's most ancient shrines, which also exhibits a museum of ancient wall paintings, wood carvings and art pieces of immense historical value.
The 'Pooram festival, falling in April/ May, attracts thousands of devotees and tourists from all over the world to this place. It is a spectacular event, combining the majestic elephant pageantry with the frenzied playing of drums and cymbals and rounded off with a fireworks extravaganza.