Taste With South India

Variety of Spice, Thallasery

Food of South India

Duration: 10 Days/ 09 Nights

Taste Of South India

Duration: 10 Days/ 09 Nights

This 10 - Day itinerary is specially designed for the food lovers who want to fully immerse themselves into the culture and history of exotic faraway lands. This culinarily tour is led by expert chefs and local bazar exposing us to tantalising smell and sights.

Tour Highlights

  • Cooking lessons by Chef Nimmy Paul.
  • Visit to the fish and spice market, Thallasery.
  • Rice Houseboat at Alleppey.

Destinations:

Cochin Thalassery Alleppey Periyar Chettinad Trichy Chennai


Itinerary

On arrival you will meet our Travel Executive after collecting your luggage & passing customs at arrival hall. Further he will assist you your transfer to hotel.
Accommodation
  • Overnight stay at your hotel.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Morning is free to relax. In the afternoon take a cooking lesson at Nimmy Paul’s residence, followed by lunch. Afternoon tour of Cochin visiting Jewish Synagogue, Chinese Fishing nets and St. Francis Church. Dinner at Sea Food restaurant.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Hotel.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Drive to Tellicherry and check in at Ayisha Manzil. It is a beautiful bunglaw converted to a homestay that still preserves the untouched antique charm of an authentic ancestral house. The beautiful heritage home preserved passionately by Mr. & Mrs. Moosa. Evening cooking class.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Hotel.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Morning local fish market visit. In the late afternoon you host Mrs Moosa will take you to Spice Market in Thalassery has great historical significance as it was the spice trade that created lure for the English to come to Kerala. You can buy Ingredients for your evening cooking class. Evening cooking demonstration.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Hotel.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Morning transfer to Thalassery train station to board train to Alleppey. Meet/Assist on arrival and transfer to boat Jetty to board the Rice houseboat. Evening Cooking demo by your Chef.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Hotel.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Disembark the houseboat at Alleppey boat Jetty and drive to Periyar. Evening cooking demonstration at the hotel.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Hotel.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Drive to Chettinad and check in at hotel. Evening cooking demonstration. Chettinad cuisine is typically spicy and pungent, and consists of mainly non-vegetarian food. The dishes contain freshly ground masalas, and often topped with a boiled egg, which is usually considered an essential part of a meal.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Hotel.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Depart for visit some of the ancient temples unique to this area. Tamil Nadu was once ruled by the Chola Dynasty (9-13th centuries), who constructed some of the most ornate temples in South India.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Hotel.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Transfer to Trichy airport to connect flight to Chennai. Meet/Assist on arrival and transfer to hotel. Evening visit the local market.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Hotel.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Transfer Chennai airport in time to connect your onward flight to next destination.

HOTEL COST

City Luxury
Winter US$ 2,610
Summer US$ 2,299
Cochin Malabar House
Thalassery Aiysha Manzil
Alleppey Premium Houseboat
Periyar Spice Village
Chettinad CGH Vislam
Chennai Raintree
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Inclusions

  • Share twin accommodation with breakfast
  • Transfers & sightseeing by Air Conditioned vehicle
  • Services of English speaking local guides
  • Food walk tour in Chennai
  • Cooking class in Thalassery & Chettinad followed by dinner
  • Tour of Spice Plantation
  • Visit to Spice Market
  • Kathakali dance drama ticket in Cochin
  • Entrance ticket to the monuments
  • Present applicable taxes as on 1st May 2019

Exclusions

  • International Airfare
  • Domestic Airfare
  • Visa fee & Insurance
  • Items of personal nature i.e. laundry, telephone, camera fee, drinks & tips etc.