Day 01: Arrival / MumbaiLate night arrival. Meeting and assistance upon arrival as our representatives welcome you and escort you to your car.
Whilst the room keys and check-in is organized, our representative would introduce the tour to you and hand over the documents to you.
Welcome to India, or as we say 'atithi devo bhava' (the guest is an incarnation of God). Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you!
Day 02: Cochin / Alleppey / Houseboat (200 Kms) (04 Hrs Drive)After breakfast we ride to Alleppey for a houseboat experience through the narrow canals and channels of the backwaters of Kerala.
The materials that go into the making of houseboat are all local and Eco-friendly; bamboo poles, coconut fiber ropes, bamboo mats carpets etc. The main wood used is "Anjali ". The Houseboat provides all comforts - Beds, a kitchen, western toilets and an upper deck. Traditional lanterns are used as lights. The cuisine is of traditional Kerala flavour along with the local Specialities - delicious fish and prawns.
We spend the day Cruising on our boat through remote tribal villages along the tranquil backwaters of Kerala is a superb experience. Sensational in its own silent way, the cruise takes you along snake boat docks, friendly cheering villagers, coir (Jute) making communities, toddy (local spirit) shops, fishing nets pitched for the day's catch, bunded paddy fields and manual canoes of different sizes criss-crossing each other. The experience enables you to reach beautiful untouched areas.
Day 03: Houseboat / Allepey / Purnagram - The Holistic Health VillageMorning we disembark at Allepey Boat Jetty and drive to Purunagram, Holistic Village, where we check into a River Facing Cottage. Situated on the banks of Kerala's most sacred river Purna (Periyar), Purnagram provides an Ashram atmosphere, which is enhanced by a natural healing enviornment. Purnagram is a Complete Holistic Health Village where authentic and tradional Ayurveda and Yoga are offered.
While Ayurveda remains it's prime speciality, Purnagram also offers Complementary Therapies like Yoga & Meditation, Reiki and Pranic Healing.
Yoga and Meditation are fundamental to the Indian System of Holistic Healing. The activities at Purnagram have been conceived as a way of life and extend far beyond the conventional concepts of Yoga and Meditation.
In Purnagram, there are learned and experienced instructors offering Yoga and Spiritual classes in an Asram atmosphere. There is exclusive facility for practicing Yoga in eco - friendly Classes. The rooms and Cottages incorporate traditional Kerala Architecture that blend with nature.
The presence of Lord Dhanwanthary Temple in the campus of Purnagram is yet another attraction to all visiting Purnagram.
Apart from the Yoga Lessons, the guests can also expect classes on Meditation, Healing etc... during their stay in Purnagram. The place has received a GREEN LEAF CERTIFICATE from Govt of Kerala for providing high quality Ayurvedic Treatments and accommodation.