Famous for its ayurvedic treatments, beautiful year round weather, colourful culture, and delicious feast of culinary traditions, Kerala is an ethereal beauty that will satisfy every appetite. Food is a part of a daily ritual in Kerala and our gastronomic adventure is combined with sightseeing tours, cooking and food trailing as well as overnight stays on a houseboat, all in search of a journey like no other. A tasty trip to savour the pages of its historical past and embrace its delectable spread of food inherited from the generations of travelers who inhabited this Malabar Coast. Pack your bags and an appetite and join The World At Her Feet.
Take a stroll along the historical town of Fort Cochin . This experience will set the tone for our days in Kerala. Fort Cochin is an intriguing blend of medieval Portugal, Holland and an English Village that has drawn traders and explorers to its coasts for over 600 years. The area is a cultural mix of a 400 year old synagogue, ancient mosques, Portuguese houses and remains of the British Raj.
Get an insight of Jewish settlers who arrived in Cochin after expulsion in Spain as well as the history of Kochi’s Jewish community. The synagogue is a significant part of Cochin’s history and a must visit.
Visit St. Francis Church, the oldest church built by Europeans in India . Portuguese explorer Vasco Da Gama was originally buried here but his remains were later transferred to Lisbon.
The heritage of this cathedral is attributed to the Portuguese settlers.
The Chinese Fishing nets are common sights along the Cochin shores usually filled with fisherman throughout the day. Stop to view the nets but more so to view the amazing sunset on the horizon.
The Dutch Palace was originally known as Mattancherry Palace, a generous gift presented to the Raja of Kochi, Veera Kerala Varma by the Portuguese. While the Dutch renovated the palace in 1663, its astonishingly preserved Hindu murals, depicting scenes from the Ramayana, Mahabharata and Puranic legends remain in intricate detail.
This garden’s plants have all the spices used across Indian cooking including turmeric, coriander, chilli, cumin, pepper, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg as well as plants like vanilla.
Native men take up their oars and take you on this amazing ride. Enjoy nature at its best and traditional splendor of this journey and relish authentic delicacies aboard this magnificent ride.
Enjoy a home stay with a local family to experience authentic life in Kerala. Dine together and get an in-depth knowledge of the local lifestyle. We did promise a journey like no other!
Spend a night at Emerald Isle Heritage Resort and get to relax and enjoy a delicious meal amidst the warm welcome of its service staff.
A two hour cooking class followed by lunch as you learn first hand the art of delicious Kerala cooking. Mouth-watering curry, fish on banana leaves and green beans with grated coconut – how does that sound? You’ll definitely come back with more than just the history of Malabar food but recipes for a family cook out.
Enjoy a cultural evening of classic traditional South Indian performance. The colorful story of the Kathakali dance narrates tales of love, war and envy. The performance comes to life with its amazing costumes, incredible make up and a collection of photos for your travel albums.