- Sightseeing of Cochin, its old fort area and Chinese Fishing Nets.
- A stay in a beautiful 300 year old traditional Keralan home near the charming town of Pallakad.
- Experience spice markets, fishermen bringing in the catch, delicious food and hospitality in Tellicherri.
- The beautiful rolling hills, ancient cave paintings and the wild of the countryside at Wayanad.
- Relax at the unexplored beach and fort at Bekal.
- The vibrant megacity that is Mumbai
Definitely one of our favourite itineraries around India, this is a trip that takes one away from the better known and therefore busier tourist destinations and into Northern Kerala which remains unspoilt, we recommend traveling this circuit before it too becomes discovered. Cochin is a must, historic and charming to saunter around, but then be hosted by the family in traditional Keralan home, very few remain today, visit Telicherri famous for for generations for its pepper and learn to cook a traditional Indian meal with a celebrity chef, take in the spectacular countryside at Wayanad and then stroll along the deserted beach at Wayanad, with just a handful of fishermen and even fewer tourists. This truly showcases what Kerala is, simple, genuine, beautiful and fascinating!
|1||After you arrive at your hotel, the rest of the day will be at leisure.||Cochin||Malabar House Residency|
|2||A full day sightseeing of Cochin.||Cochin||Malabar House Residency|
|3||A short transfer to the beautiful small & still traditional town of Pallakad. Rest of the day to explore the local area.||Palakkad||Tharavad Palakkad|
|4||Day at leisure to be shown around by Bhagwaldas, your host.||Palakkad||Tharavad Pallakad|
|5||Transfer by road to Tellicherri, town of pepper and spices.||Telicherri||Ayesha Manzil|
|6||Day at leisure to discover the spice markets and food of the region.||Telicherri||Ayesha Manzil|
|7||Transfer by road to Wayanad. Rest of the day at leisure with a spectacular view.||Wayanad||Amaryllis|
|8||A day to trek in the hills, visit the Muthanga Wildlife sanctuary or the ancient cave paintings at Eddekal.||Wayanad||Amaryllis|
|9||A day at leisure to enjoy the local surrounds.||Wayanad||Amaryllis|
|10||Transfer by car to Bekal. Rest of the day at leisure.||Bekal||Taj Bekal|
|11||Day at leisure.||Bekal||Taj Bekal|
|12||Day at leisure.||Bekal||Taj Bekal|
|13||Fly to Mumbai, rest of the day of leisure.||Mumbai||Taj Mahal New Wing|
|14||A full day sightseeing of Mumbai.||Mumbai||Taj Mahal New Wing|