Day 1: Arrive Cochin
Upon arrival in Cochin, you will be received & transferred to the Hotel. Check in & later enjoy Harbour cruise in the evening. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Cochin
After breakfast visit the Spice & Fish market. Mid afternoon introduction to Cooking followed by Demonstration & hands on experience at cooking various SEAFOOD Indian Dishes. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Cochin to Periyar
After breakfast, you will drive to Periyar that lies in the shade of Cardamom hills & is a beautiful area of tranquil winding roads, tea gardens, rubber estates & spice plantations. Check in at Spice Village. Late afternoon enjoy boat safari in the lake Periyar in the National Park. Get back to live demonstration of Cooking with spices.
Day 4: Periyar
After breakfast a walking tour of Spice Village accompanied by Hotel Staff - Introduction to Spices. You can actually see spices in its natural habitat. Learn a few simple and easy to make Kerala Dishes.
Day 5: Periyar to Kumarakom
After breakfast drive to Kumarakom on the banks of Lake Vembanad and hop on to a boat to Coconut Lagoon, an eco-friendly resort created out of Old Keralan Homes called - THARAWAD. Demonstration of "Conquering the Coconut" from plucking, de-husking, breaking, grating & finally using the grated coconut. Sun set cruise on a Rice Boat. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Kumarakom
After breakfast, take a cruise for a farm visit and if lucky, watch the locals fishing. Mid afternoon, live hands on lessons on preparing few Kerala Seafood dishes. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7: Kumarakom to Mararikulam
After breakfast boat transfer across lake Vembanad to Puthenangadi & drive to Marari Beach. Day at leisure on the beach resort.
Day 8: Mararikulam to Cochin Departure
It's time to bid farewell, drive to airport assist you with all check-in formalities.