Food Trail - Central Kerala
Food trail is a unique combination of the possibilities to explore the vibrant cuisines of Kerala. We have tastefully chosen a mix of eating in the best restaurants, a village home maker’s cuisine, totally unique Kuttanadan cuisine on Houseboat and a coastal cuisine at a homestay in Marari Beach. A journey in a country boat into the pristine purity of a typical village backwater of Kerala.
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Day 01 – Cochin
On arrival at Cochin Airport, you will be met & transferred to your hotel. Day to relax after long flight. Evening visit a traditional Kathakali centre to watch the exclusive dance drama of Kerala. Cochin the queen of the Arabian Sea is one of the most interesting cities of India and has one of the finest natural harbors in the world. A root-conscious people of Kerala have preserved their past not only in the form of history books but also in the form of monuments and palaces. Places, palaces and institutions of historic value are being preserved conscientiously. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02 – Cochin
Morning, after breakfast, proceed for a guided village backwater canoe Cruise at Poothotta followed by lunch at the farm house. Afternoon back to Cochin for a guided sightseeing to visit St Francis Church, Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, Chinese Fishing Nets etc. Cochin still keeps its colonial profile left over by many of the foreign influences by British, Dutch & Portuguese. Evening to walk around Fort Cochin to see the life around. Try Kashi Art Café or Asiatic Restaurant at Cochin Club for Dinner. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 03 – Cochin - Food trail
After an early breakfast,you will be taken to a fishing harbor to see the fishermen life connected with the business. Later have a walking tour through Broadway Market followed by Vegetable market visit. Rest of the day is for exploring the special eateries in Cochin. You may opt to have a light lunch at Pai Dosa or Dhe Puttu..Or a sumptuous lunch at Grand Hotel or Anjappar Restaurant. Evening you may try Fort Kochi Restaurant at Casino Hotel. Overnight at Hotel .
Day 04 – Cochin-Alleppey Houseboat
After an early breakfast, drive to Alleppey to board your exclusive Houseboat for a cruise through the backwater villages followed by overnight stay on board. Your meals are freshly cooked and served on board. Explore the amazing backwater life of Kerala! Overnight at the Houseboat.
Day 05– Alleppey – Marari Fishermen Village
Enjoy your breakfast on board. Later, checkout & drive to Marari, a relatively quiet beach paradise of Kerala. Rest of the day at leisure at your resort on the beach. You may opt to go for an Ayurvedic Massage or a village walk through the nearby fishermen village. Overnight at a homestay.
Day 06 – Marari Fishermen Village-Story of life harmony
Full day at the resort. An authentic experience of Kerala's traditional fishing villages, and a re-creation of an ancient, harmonious way of life. By evening it may interesting to visit the local temple to watch the local crowd coming for worship and socialisation. Overnight at a homestay.
Day 07– Cochin Departure
Today, you will be assisted and transferred to Cochin International airport for your flight home!!
Tour Cost Includes:
06 nights stay as above
Daily breakfast at hotels/homestays
All meals on Houseboat
Breakfast & Dinner at Marari Beach Homestays
Kathakali show in Cochin
Guided Village Canoe Cruise with farm lunch at Poothotta
Fishing harbor & market visit
Aircon Vehicles for transfers and sightseeing with English speaking driver
All Entrance Fees
Cochin : Francis Residence www.francisresidence.com
Houseboat : Evergreen
Marari Beach : Arakal Heritage www.arakal.com
Hotels suggested above are subject to availability at the time of booking. If the proposed hotels are not available, we will be providing similar hotels with your approval.
Tour Price Per Pax on Double/Twin Sharing