On this seven-night Kerala backwater holiday youíll explore a side of Kerala that many other tourists miss out on, staying with three local host families in three different regions. Itís the perfect way to gain an insight into the traditional way of life and youíll get to eat homemade Keralan food, stay in non-touristy neighbourhoods and experience the local culture first hand. You donít have to miss out on the top local attractions, however, and while staying with your host families there will be plenty of time for day trips. You will also get to spend a night on a traditional houseboat on the backwaters. This trip is equally suited to singles, couples and families and can be tailored ...
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From £700 excluding flights
Refresh your mind, body and spirit on this ten-day Kerala Ayurveda and yoga holiday. Youíll start your trip with two nights at a village homestay on the banks of the backwaters near Kochi, whereís thereís time to visit local heritage sights and a prawn farm, as well as take a sunset boat trip. Next, itís on to northern Kerala and the village of Bilathikulam at Calicut, where youíll be based for seven days in the ancestral home of the Kadathanadu royal family. This gorgeous homestead has green leaf accreditation, meaning that it meets the standards set by the government for Ayurvedic centres in Kerala. Your hosts during your stay are Dr. Sreekumar and Dr. Neeta Sreekumar. Along with a team ...
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From £1,280 excluding flights