This itinerary is a wellbeing trip based around relaxing accommodation, fantastic healthy and organic food, and daily group yoga and meditation sessions with in-house teachers. CGH Earth are a hotel group in India who maintain a focus on health and wellbeing as well as a commitment to protecting the environment and local communities. The trip is a perfect way to explore Kerala whilst enjoying yoga in the birth place of this ancient practice.
DAY 2 - TRANSFER TO COCONUT LAGOON
On arrival at Cochin airport you will be met by your driver who will transfer you to the beautiful property Coconut Lagoon on the backwaters. You will have the rest of the day at leisure before an evening group meditation session.Accommodation
DAY 5 - YOGA, WALKING AND COOKING
Again you will start your day with a group yoga session. A healthy breakfast will then set you up for a walk along the big canal taking in the beautiful sights along the way. Enjoy a cooking session with one of the fantastic chefs this afternoon and finish the day with another group meditation class.
DAY 6 - TRAVEL TO PERIYAR
This is your final morning on the backwaters and last morning yoga session at Coconut Lagoon. From here you will travel to Spice Village, a perfect base for exploring the Periyar National Park. The journey here is beautiful and you will have the opportunity to stop and take in the varied landscape. Relax on arrival and enjoy an evening at your leisure.Accommodation
DAY 8 - SPICE PLANTATION VISIT
This morning you can take part in a group yoga session before breakfast. Afterwards, you will visit a local spice plantation and explore a number of exotic spices growing in their natural habitat such as cinnamon, cardamom, vanilla, pepper and cacao. Later this evening you can then have a chance to see how some of these spices are used in traditional Indian cooking with an evening cooking demonstration at your hotel.
DAY 9 - TO THE BEACH
Begin with a healthy breakfast and early morning group yoga session today before your journey to the golden sands of Marari Beach. Enjoy a group mediation session this evening as you settle in to your beach-side property.Accommodation
DAY 11 - RELAXING ON THE GOLDEN SANDS
After your morning group yoga session today you might like to take one of the bikes around the nearby villages exploring local life in the area. A farewell seafood lunch will be provided at the property today and this evening you can enjoy another group mediation session.
This itinerary costs from £1,700 per person B&B and is based on two people sharing during the high season (Oct-Mar) excluding the Christmas and New Year period. The price includes all private transfers and domestic travel but not international flights.
International flights tend to cost about £600pp for a return – do ask us for advice. Alternatively we can book the flights for you but a booking fee may apply.
- Prices start from £1,700 per person
- Accommodation on B&B basis
- Private transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
- Local taxes
- All excursions and activities mentioned in the itinerary
- All trips are ATOL protected or ABTA bonded to ensure you are fully covered