Indian, Mughlai, Rajasthani, Parsi, Goanese Ö. an investigation
of special Indian cuisine served with a distinctive local flavour
- a must for gourmands.
1 : Cochin - Kumarakom
arrival at Cochin meeting and assistance and depart by surface
to Kumarakom .
Arrive Kumarakom and check-in at hotel .
Sunset cruise on a Rice Boat.
Dinner at a Speciality restaurant .
Overnight at hotel .
2 : Kumarakom
short cruise to "Philip Kutty's Farm" (A small home stead on
See the cultivation of various tropical fruits and vegetables
and also a short demo of simple home cooking.
Return to Coconut Lagoon for a talk on backwater food and cooking
with a demo follwed by lunch.
PM : At leisure. A cultural show followed by Dinner.
3 : Kumarakom
Breakfast demonstration of preparation of a "Sadhya"(vegetarian
wedding feast) Lunch would be sadhya - food served on banana
leaf (to be eaten by hand).
PM : At leisure Cultural show followed by dinner.
4 : Kumarakom - Periyar
Breakfast proceed to periyar.
Check in Spice Village followed by lunch. PM : Boat Safari in
Dinner and overnight Spice Village.
5 : Periyar
Breakfast visit a Spice Plantation and Tea Plantation.
Lunch and Leisure Late afternoon cooking demonstration.
Theme - cooking with spices.Dinner and overnight.
6 : Periyar
morning tour of Spice Village to indentify various spice plants
growing in the village.
After Breakfast cookery demo followed by lunch.
Late afternoon walking tour of Kumily and the Spice Shops .
Dinner and overnight.
7 : Periyar - Cochin
Breakfast proceed to Cochin.
Stop at the plantation Bungalow for a typical home lunch.
Proceed to Cochin.
Dinner and overnight Cochin.
8 : Cochin
Breakfast city tour of Cochin including the ancient Spice Market
at Mattancherry and Chinese Fishing Nets. Proceed to Brunton
Boatyard for a "History" lunch.
Return to Casino.
Kathakali performance followed by dinner.
9 : Cochin
hands -on experience with Hotel Chef on various Kerala Food.
PM : Leisure. Farewell Dinner.
10 : Depart Cochin
to airport to connect flight for onward destination .