Day 01: Arrival Cochin
Arrive in Cochin, you will be met and transferred to your hotel on Willington Island. You can stroll around the cruise port in the evening. Night at the hotel .
Day 02: Cochin
After breakfast visit the spice and fish market. In the afternoon introduction to cooking followed by a demonstration and practice of the course through the preparation of various Indian dishes from the sea. Night at the hotel .
Day 03: Cochin to Periyar
After breakfast, you will drive to Periyar which lies in the shadow of the Cardamom Hills. This beautiful region is dotted with quiet winding roads, tea gardens, rubber and spice plantations. Arrival at Spice Village. Late afternoon enjoy a boat trip on Lake Periyar in the national park. Return to the hotel. Night at the hotel.
Day 04: Periyar
After breakfast walking tour of Spice village accompanied by hotel staff – Introduction to the different spices of the region. You will be able to see the spices in their natural habitat. Learn how to cook some simple and easy to perform kerala dishes.
Day 05: Periyar Kumarakom
After breakfast drive to Kumarakom on the shores of Vembanad Lake. Board a boat to Coconut Lagoon, an eco resort created from old Kerala houses called – THARAWAD. Demonstration of “picking coconut”, how to peel its skin, how to shell it, break it and finally how to produce grated coconut. Cruise to admire the sunset on a rice boat. Night at the hotel .
Day 06: Kumarakom
After breakfast, you will take the boat for the visit of the farm and if you are lucky, you will be able to observe from your boat the fishermen of the region. In the middle of the afternoon, you will be given cooking lessons to learn how to cook different dishes based on Kerala seafood. Night at the hotel .
Day 07: Kumarakom to Mararikulam
After transfer by small boat from Vembanad Lake to Puthenangadi. Direction Marari Beach aboard your private car with driver. Free day around the seaside resort and on the beach.
Day 08: Mararikulam to Cochin departure
It’s time to say goodbye to kerala, its fauna and flora. Depart for the airport to your next destination or return to your country of origin.